Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Makeup Storage {Part 1}...

   I have decided to do a series on {makeup storage}. I am such a girly girl, and I know a lot of you are as well.. so let's organize those makeup drawers!! I have a passion for makeup & true confession: I have A LOT of makeup. I love collecting & trying out new products, & let's face it the cosmetic industry is constantly putting out new products that I am tempted to try... not my fault. So I am in need of good makeup storage, so I thought, why not make it cute? {Part 1} is how I store my makeup brushes....


I made these {Makeup Brush Storage} Jars for my new vanity.


I got all my items to make these {Makeup Brush Storage} Jars at my local Michael's. Two jars (I chose a square shape), letter cut outs (That were on Clearance!), a hot glue gun, & colerfill (tiny clear beads).



This is sadly not all my makeup brushes, but I wanted to just but my most used ones in my jars. I will show you in another post how I store my other makeup brushes.


The beads help the brushes stand up strait so they are always easy to find & easily accessible. 


I hot glued the letters to the jars. It seemed to hold really well, but a specific glue for glass might work even better.


I hope you liked my part {one} of my makeup storage series. How do you store your makeup brushes? I hope you all are having a great week.. It's Wednesday tomorrow, ALMOST the weekend. Let me know if you use this idea!! I would love to see your makeup storage tips, go link them up on Liz Marie Blog Facebook Page. Thanks for stopping by...

70 comments:

  1. I actually had written down to pick up some stuff to do some of these makeup storage things at Michael's the next time I went! I AM IN LOVE with the little letter cut-outs you got to label them with. That is TOTALLY adorable! <3333

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  2. Love it!! Such a great idea

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  3. cute & great idea! loving it!

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  4. @Chelsey They were on clearance for 2 dollars! Maybe they are still there :) let me know if you make some! I want to see :)

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  5. @Jennifer I'm glad you love them.. I was thinking maybe they were too plain.. but I wanted to keep them simple :)

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  6. wow I love it! so cute!

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  7. Sooo cute! I love how you labeled them eyes & face. I have been wanting to get those clear beeds for awhile, to make it feel like whenever I am grabbing a brush I am at Sephora LOL

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  8. I do the same with mine! :)

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  9. Hi! Just found your blog through Savvy Southern Style. Love it! Those jars are fabulous. I know I am going to enjoy following you!

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  10. Fab idea! I have my brushes in two mason jars, but these are super pretty! Thanks for the great idea.
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  11. TRES CHIC..! really cool..!
    xo

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  12. Very cute idea, love it, sorry, probably going to copy it! Hi! Stopped by from the blog hop! New follower from Minnesota! http://momsbookshelf.blogspot.com/

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  13. Hello Liz! I got your blog from Savvy Southern Style. I love this idea. You are so creative! I hope we could develop a connection by following each others blog. That would really make me happy, :) I wish you a happy wednesday!

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  14. That is totally cute. Stealing!

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  15. That's such a great idea. I love it. Thanks for sharing at my Swing into Spring party.

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  17. Liz, i love your blog, especially posts like this. This jars idea is so nice, ill do one for me!

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  18. cute, cute, cute! from a fellow girly girl :-)
    and new follower from the hop!
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  19. I actally did the same thing a little while back! I had tall circular vases left over from my wedding and am using them for my brushes, lip and eyeliners and then other *ahem* feminine itmes, in a concealed area of course. But I think I'll add something to the bottom of my brush jar - that's a great idea! Thanks for sharing! :)

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  20. The beads at the bottom are such a great idea -- they serve a purpose, yet are pretty, too! Love it!

    I saw your link on The Middle Matters blog hop...and I'm your newest follower :) Happy Wednesday!

    Katrina
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  21. thats so awesome.. i gotta try this because i need a storage for my brushes (although i really don't have that much)
    btw i enjoy your blog im now following :)

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  22. This is awesome - I just found you at Chic on a Shoestring decorating - can't wait to surf your blog!

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  23. so chic and cute! I <3 pretty organization :)

    Thanks so much for linking to "20 Below Thursday"! :)

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  24. Creative idea! Thanks for sharing.
    xo,
    Sena

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  25. These turned out cute! I was just stopping in to see what's new! And I know about all the new makeup! It seems like there is a new type of mascara every month!!!

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  26. I love this idea A LOT! I need to go to the store TODAY and do this! Popping by from the blog hop! I'm your newest follower. Follow me back? Thanks!

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  28. This is really neat! Unfortunately since my 2 yo already LOVE my makeup brushes, I'm thinking the beads would cover the bathroom! Maybe when she's older!

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  30. Brilliant idea!! I'm wondering if those beads come in colors. I'd like to do a crazy colorful version for my 12yr. old stepdaughter. I LOVE your idea!!!!!

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  31. I just found your blog and am your newest follower. This is a great idea -- practical and pretty. Thanks for creating such an inspirational blog for all of us to enjoy!

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  32. I {LOVE} these! I also store my brushes in a similar fashion. I did a post about my system here:
    http://nestcandy.blogspot.com/2011/03/bedroom-accents-part-2-pop-of-color.html

    I use beans instead of the poly beads. I like how you used the cute letters to label each container. Thanks for sharing!

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  33. I love the idea of the beads to help the brushes stand up straight! I have a tutorial coming up on my blog for my own makeup brushes, I might have to use that idea! Thanks for sharing! Your jars looks adorable!

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  34. Very clever! So easy to see them all. I store mine lying down...and thus try to keep them to a bare minimum!

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  35. Another great idea!

    Cara

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  36. This is an amazing idea. I have all my brushes and pencil in cups, but it just doesn't look right. Thanks for the great idea!

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  37. Super great idea i am loveing your projects so much that i've added a couple to my tumbler page, for more link love ♥

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  38. THANK YOU for posting the name of those little plastic beads, I've been searching for them forever! They use them at Sephora and I need them for my brush storage!

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  39. AnonymousJune 19, 2011

    What an idea! Thanks from Norway!
    Britt

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  40. Liz it can interesting post i like it so more makeup tips post your blog.Thanks

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  41. Hey girl! Just wanted to let you know that I mentioned this in my recent post! Hope you'll check it out: http://bonniegetchell.blogspot.com/2011/09/recycling-candle-jars.html


    -Bonnie @ Revolutionaries

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  42. This conversation between us girls just proved to me that I am not the one in this world who has a massive weakness for make-up brushes and make-up itself. Ha...to me it is a quilty pleasure :-)

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  43. I Googled for makeup storage and your blog popped up. I'm looking to create a makeup area but have a very limited space.
    Thanks for the ideas!

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  44. I did it!! Here's my result
    http://prettyandsnarky.blogspot.com/2012/02/pinterest.html

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  45. I LOVE this! I've been on a makeup kick lately and have been searching for storage ideas; I am must definitely going to use this one. THANK YOU!!!

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