Yep, those are gallon size Ziploc baggies filled with jewelry. Between our wedding, honeymoon, moving into the new house, and a couple of trips in between, that's where everything ended up after packing and unpacking and repacking. So I did what any good organizer would do. Time to sort. Here's my donate pile:
And here are the keepers:
If you are having a hard time getting rid of items, I like the 1 year rule. If you're still having trouble, watch one episode of Hoarders and you'll be cured. I found a great bowl at TJ Maxx for $3.99 and thought it would be the perfect jewelry holder.
When looking for a jewelry bowl, make sure it's got high sides for those longer earrings and large enough to hold all of your goodies. Here she is, all full and serving her purpose!
And in her new home on my dresser:
So simple and only cost me $4 buckaroos! For your entertainment, here are some pretty little bowls to start your Labor Day off right!
all images via Pinterest