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Monday, July 4, 2011

DIY Makeup Brush Holders

Hey beauty lovers! I'm coming at you guys with a different kind of post today. This is going to be a DIY (Do it yourself) project post. I have been bored with my makeup brushes for so long and I need new storage for them. I wish I would have taken a picture of my brush storage before but I forgot, but pretty much I had my brushes in a cup (not cool)! As some of you may know I will be moving in a couple of weeks and I get my own Makeup Room (I'm so excited!!!!!) So naturally I will have a lot more room for my makeup and can come up with different storage ideas. I have been watching a lot of YouTube videos on how to store brushes and I came up with a cute way so I wanted to share it with you all. So let me stop talking and lets get into these holders. This is what I came up with

Cute Right!!! So If you want to learn how to make your own makeup brush holder similar to this I will show you how.

Materials You Will Need: ( I purchased everything from Michael's)


*A vase or something to hold your brushes in
*Ribbon
*Paint
*Paint Brushes / Sponges
*Hot glue gun
* Sand or some kind of material to hold up your  brushes
*Scissors

Let's Begin:
1. Measure  the ribbon around the top edge of the vase and cut the necessary lentgh
2. Take your hot glue gun and glue the back of the ribbon and then apply to the tip of the vase
3. Take any color sand (or filler) that you want and fill the vase half way ( I used whited and pink sand by pouring them in at the same time to get the mixed effect.
4. Take any paint you would along with any brush or sponge you want. Since I wanted circle shapes I chose to get circle sponge brushes
5. Let everything dry



The finished product










Hope you enjoyed!

10 comments:

StealMyHeartLove said...

It looks so pretty! I'll have to customize my brush holders. lol

JC ♔ said...

So cute! Mine is very simple, just clear plastic beads in a plastic container haha.

Katie Elizabeth said...

Those are soo cute! I love the pink and black theme (my fave colors) & the sand is such a cool idea. Love it!

xo katie elizabeth
ohheyylife.blogspot.com

Chanel said...

Those brush holders are adorable! Nice blog!!XO

leather and lollipops said...

Too cute!!! I might have to try something like this!

Anonymous said...

Will the sand scratch the brushes?

Cathy said...

OMG Love the Pink Sand absolutely gorgeous love the way you decorated it too. I did something similar with my holders too. Love your Blog!

http://www.mypinktasticlife.com/2011/07/diy-sephora-inspired-makeup-brush.html

Lais said...

What a cute idea! I love it! :)

HeartDollie♥ said...

these are SO cute, I LOVE THEM, & I just may have to copy your idea! New Follower girl, Loving your Blog!

<3 Dollie.
www.heartdollie.com

Mz_Unique423 said...

Thanks everyone so much!