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Jewellery Boxes - Find More Uses for Them

February 25, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 161

When the holiday season ends, thousands of gift boxes find their ways into trash bins and into the landfills. With governments and other organizations putting more emphasis on going green, it has become an essential part of life to recycle what one would normally consider waste. Jewellery boxes that are small and lightweight have several non-traditional uses, which can keep them from landfills and even save some money. One of the main and most common functions of jewelry gift boxes is act as storage space.

Since it is small, it is a perfect place to store small items. Some potential items that one can store in these boxes are collectible or foreign coins, loose keys, paper clips and buttons. One can then use a rubber band or string to shut securely the boxes. It is also wise to add a tag or label to specify contents in each box to find them quickly. When looking to buy them, one will come across a broad range of attractive and functional boxes. One is also likely to get more boxes that are decorative while traveling or when he or she receives gifts. Other alternative ways one can use these boxes, which include:

1. Store perfume- Many women and men at some point have a great assortment of small boxes of perfume in their bedrooms. Instead of putting them all over the room, one can keep his or her perfumes organized in one place such as in a jewelry box. This will also make it easier for one to access them each morning than waste time looking for them.

2. Manage stationary- One cannot miss a variety of papers and envelops, and a collection of pens at home. One can keep these items neatly arranged in a small jewelry chest. Not only are these boxes pretty to put on coffee tables, but they also help one to keep up a neat home.

3. Pin cushion- One can turn an ordinary jewelry gift box into a pincushion by simply filling its bottom with thin upholstery foam. One can cover the foam with a decorative fabric to make it more attractive. In that case, one should sew the material around the foam as one usually makes a throw pillow. One can place the cushion inside the jewelry gift box.

4. Store electronic accessories- In the modern home scene, cell phone chargers, and cables of other electronic gadgets are all over the place. This not only makes the house look untidy but can also cause serious accidents. Thus, one can use fashionable jewelry boxes to store these chargers and cables, keeping the house clean and safe. One can also use the boxes as watch winders. Watches are very sensitive gadgets thus needing protection when they are being stored. One can use turn a strong gift box into a watch winder instead of spending money to buy one.

Everyone loves keeping souvenirs and other items which comes with a sentimental value. The design of a jewelry boxes signifies how treasured an item that is kept inside of it is. With that, using a jewelry chest as an alternative treasure box is a very good idea. Being organized as much as possible is a good attitude to keep for the rest of our days. Not just because it makes a clean environment but also to prevent hard time on looking for things whenever you need to use them. watch winders are a good stepping stone for a lot of organizing to do.

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