For anyone with lots of jewelry, somewhere to keep it all organized is essential – but buying a high-quality jewelry box from a store can be expensive. However, there is another option that will save you some money – you can have a go at making one yourself.
For anyone who thinks they might like to try, we scoured the internet to see what other people have been doing – and as a result, here are our favorite 25 DIY jewelry box plans you might like to copy yourself.
1. Make Any Box into a Jewelry Box! – A Beautiful Mess
Here’s a fun plan to begin with. In it, you’ll learn how to transform any box you happen to have lying about into a convenient and stylish place to organize all your jewelry. It’s easy to copy and will hardly cost anything, making it a plan we’re sure lots of people will want to have a go at copying themselves.
2. DIY Simple Cardboard Jewelry Box
This is another extremely inexpensive plan for a jewelry box since this one is made using nothing more than cardboard, paper and glue. However, that doesn’t mean it ends up looking cheap – far from it. As you can see at the end of the video, the finished job is stylish and artistic, so if you’re looking for an enjoyable craft project to tackle, this could be just what you need.
3. DIY Jewelry Box: 6 Steps (with Pictures) – Instructables
The jewelry box this tutorial teaches you to make looks so cute – it would make an ideal handmade gift, but we’re sure plenty of people will want to make one for themselves too. In any case, this plan takes you through how to make it with a step-by-step guide accompanied by plenty of pics to help you, so this is an idea that even rookie DIYers should be able to copy.
4. Dollar Tree DIY: Glass Jewelry Display Box
If you’re a fan of Dollar Tree DIY, this is a plan you should enjoy because in it, this YouTuber shows you how to make a jewelry display case using only a few inexpensive items you can pick up from your favorite thrift store. It looks great too, so why not give the video a watch and see if you can make something similar?
5. How to Make a Simple Wooden Jewelry Box – FixThisBuildThat
For any keen amateur woodworkers out there who are looking for a cute project that will put their skills to the test, this plan for building a wood jewelry box from scratch should worth a look. It’s a relatively simple design, and you’ll only need a few basic woodworking tools to make it, so if you think you’re up to the challenge, this could be a great plan to attempt.
6. DIY Jewelry & Makeup Storage with Ferrero Rocher Containers
This is a great idea for DIY jewelry boxes that we loved! In this video, you’ll learn how to make jewelry organizers from Ferrero Rocher boxes, and as you can see when the project is finished, they look perfect! Does that mean this is an excuse to eat more fancy chocolates? We’ll leave that for you to decide!
7. DIY Velvet Jewelry Box – Popshopamerica.com
If you’re like this blogger and have all your jewelry sitting in a big, disorganized pile, the best solution is to make an organizer to keep it all in order. And if that sounds like an option you might like to try, here’s a plan that will show you how to do it. It’s a fun project to attempt, and you’ll end up with a beautiful box to keep all your jewelry in. So what are you waiting for?
8. DIY Jewelry Box from Ingrid Jazz
Here’s another plan for a cute jewelry box that lots of people will enjoy making themselves. The plan is super-easy to copy, and it only requires a few inexpensive items that you can easily pick up at your local craft store. It looks highly professional too, so if you like the design, why not see if you can make something similar?
9. How to Make a Simple DIY Jewelry Box – Family Handyman
This blog post suggests that making a jewelry box like this would be a great idea for a Valentine’s Day gift. It’s rated as an intermediate level project, but as long as you have a few basic DIY skills, it shouldn’t be too hard to copy. You can expect it to cost around $20-50 to make, but it will be worth far more than that just to see their reaction when they unwrap it on the special day!
10. The Best DIY 2-in-1 Jewelry Box and Makeup Organizer from Cardboard
There’s no need to spend lots of money buying an expensive jewelry box when you can make a stylish version of your own from cardboard. We have to say it looks amazing when it’s done – this YouTuber is clearly very talented. And if you want to own a box just like it, all you have to do is follow her plan to make one for yourself.
11. Cool case: the DIY wooden jewelry box – Bosch DIY
The box you’ll learn to make with this plan looks stylish and classy, and we’re sure that plenty of people would love to own one just like it. The good news is, as long as you have a few basic DIY skills, it’s not that difficult to make – so check out the post for details if you think you’d like to have a go at making one yourself.
12. How to Build an Heirloom Jewelry/Keepsake Box
As you can read from the introduction to this video, you don’t necessarily need to spend a fortune on diamonds to win somebody’s heart because giving them a jewelry box you made yourself can be just as meaningful. Want to see how it’s done? Then give this video a watch for all the info you need.
13. DIY Jewelry Box – Sharing Our Experiences
Here’s an original design for a jewelry box that’s essentially made of newspaper. However, it looks way better than it probably sounds, and it’s also extremely easy to customize it to match your own style. It’s a great idea that will hardly cost anything to copy, so why not check it out and see what you think?
14. Pandora DIY: How to Make Your Own Small Jewelry Box for Rings at Home
If you have a collection of rings, you’ll need somewhere to store them – in which case, this video tutorial has a suggestion that should be of interest. It’s a simple design for a small jewelry box that’s ideal for keeping rings in, and we’re sure plenty of people will be keen to have a go at recreating one just like it at home.
15. DIY Jewelry Box Makeover: 8 Simple Steps – Love Our Real Life
In this post, you’ll learn how to make an attractive jewelry box in just eight simple steps. It looks totally cute when it’s done, and there’s plenty of scope for adapting the design to give the box your own personal touch. This is another plan we enjoyed a lot – great work!
16. How to Make Jewelry Box Using Waste Plastic Bottles
For those who need somewhere to store their jewelry and who also want to do their bit to help save the planet, this is the perfect plan – because it shows you how to make a convenient and practical heart-shaped jewelry box by recycling old plastic bottles! This is the kind of simple craft project you can be proud of having made yourself, so if you enjoy making pretty items out of old trash, this is a video that’s well worth a watch.
17. How to Make a Jewelry Box from a Cigar Box – Annabode.com
The jewelry box this post shows you how to make is nothing short of stunning, and we’re sure that anyone with a leftover cigar box or anything similar at home will be eager to try it. We love the marbled paper she used to decorate it, making this a jewelry storage option that really stands out.
18. DIY Empty Ferrero Rocher box: Upcycle to Glam Jewelry Box
Here’s another plan for making a jewelry box using a Ferrero Rocher box, and this time it’s the kind of design that will appeal to people who like a touch of glam in their lives. Other than the chocolate box itself, all you need are a couple of inexpensive items from the Dollar Tree – and as you can see, the result looks fantastic.
19. The Ultimate Guide to DIY Jewelry Box Makeovers – Ducttapeanddenim.com
This blog post is all about the makeover this blogger gave to a $1 a jewelry box she found. As well as showing you how to do the makeover, the post also gives you advice on where to find similar boxes to work with, making this a useful resource for anyone who wants to try.
20. How to Make Wooden Jewelry Box with Drawers for Only 9$
If you’re looking for a simple woodworking project that will keep you occupied for a couple of hours, this could be just the kind of thing you need. This plan teaches you how to make an attractive jewelry box that won’t cost you more than around $9. That way, you can save yourself a bit of money to spend on more jewelry to fill it with!
21. Antiqued DIY Jewelry Box – Consumercrafts.com
This post promises to teach you how to make an antiqued DIY jewelry box “with a secret ingredient”. Want to find out what that secret ingredient is? Then give the blog a read to find out!
22. Beautiful Jewelry Box Made from an Iron Box
This is a creative idea for an inexpensive jewelry box that’s based on a cookie tin. We loved seeing the box take shape, and the peaceful, relaxing music makes the video a pleasure to watch. The box is a convenient item to own too, so why not see if you can make something similar?
23. DIY: How to Make a Cardboard Jewelry Box at Home
You don’t need to spend a fortune buying a pretty box to keep your jewelry in because it’s just as easy to make one using inexpensive materials you’re sure to already have in your home. This tutorial teaches you how to make a version based on nothing more than a few pieces of cardboard, and the end result looks highly impressive.
24. DIY Jewelry Box – Homey Oh My
As this DIYer tells us, part of the reason she wanted to make her own DIY jewelry box was that she couldn’t find one in a store with all the features she wanted. That seems to make a lot of sense, and if it’s a situation you can relate to, this is a plan that should appeal since it teaches you how to make one to your own specs. Of course, you’ll have to adapt her ideas to meet your needs, but at least her plan should give you a few ideas about how to get started.
25. How to Make a Wooden Jewelry Box from Great Home Ideas
This video is all about producing a beautiful handmade jewelry box that’s designed to be given to someone special. Whether it’s your wife, girlfriend, mother or anyone else, they’re sure to appreciate the effort that went into building it, so if you think this is an idea that will go down well, all you need to do is copy his plan to make one of your own.
Loads of great ideas for jewelry boxes
As you can see, there’s no shortage of great plans online that will teach you how to make practical and attractive jewelry boxes to store all your necklaces, bracelets, earrings and more.
We’ve enjoyed collecting these plans for you, so we hope you’ve enjoyed reading and watching them all too. And above all, we hope we’ve helped you find the ideas and inspiration you needed for building a beautiful jewelry box of your own.