Like you, my daughters and I can always use something decorative for our dressers or bathroom to display the overflow of cosmetics, jewelry and perfume bottles lying around.  Excited by a simple do-it-yourself tray project, I created this adorable duo in just a few minutes time for under $10.00 each with supplies from my local dollar store and craft store.  The best part is you can customize your version by adding different colored trays or candle holders to compliment your space.  Check out the “How-To” YouTube video from Wendy Bentley on Dollar Store DIY and Makeup & Jewelry Stand.

Items needed:

Metal Plates

Glass Candle Holders



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