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D.I.Y. Jewelry Display Holders

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Your jewelry is an outward expression of your unique personality so your jewelry holder should be too. With a few basic craft supplies and a heavy dose of creativity you can create an original place to store your accessories.

D.I.Y. Wood and Lace Jewelry Holder

Turn your baubles into a work of art when you hang them in this simple, multi-purpose picture frame jewelry holder. To store more jewelry, use a larger frame. Give the holder personal flair by choosing colors you love for the frame and lace.

DIY Picture Frame Jewelry Holder
Finished Wood and Lace Jewelry Holder

Materials

  • 13 by 15 wooden picture frame
  • Dark gray metallic spray paint
  • Three feet of turquoise lace hem tape
  • Staple gun and staples
  • Ruler
  • Black marker
  • White plastic clothespins

Instructions

  1. Remove the glass and backing from the picture frame.
  2. Paint the entire front and sides of the frame with the metallic paint and allow to dry.
  3. Cut three 12-inch strips of hem tape.
  4. Place the picture frame, face-down, on a flat surface.
  5. On the inner lip where the glass would sit, measure and mark a spot 1.5 inches down from the top of the frame on both of the long sides.
  6. Measure and mark spots 1 and 2.5 inches up from the bottom on both long sides.
    Jewelry Holder Steps 4 to 6
    Mark the inner ledge of the picture frame.
  7. Starting with the top 1.5-inch mark, staple one end of a strip of hem tape centered on the left mark.
  8. Pull the hem tape taught, straight across the frame's opening, and staple the other end to the mark on the right side.
  9. Repeat Steps 7 and 8 for your 1-inch marks and then your 2.5-inch marks.
    Picture Frame Jewelry Holder Steps 7 to 9
    Staple the lace hem tape to your marks.
  10. Hang necklaces and bracelets with clothespins. Attach earrings directly to the hem tape.
  11. Hang the frame on the wall.

Branch Standing Jewelry Display

Create a modern, yet natural jewelry holder with materials found right in your own backyard.

Branch Standing Jewelry Display

Materials

  • Round wooden base
  • 8 to 12-inch branch
  • Sandpaper
  • White glossy spray paint
  • Drill and screws
  • Saw

Instructions

  1. Look for a small tree branch, no more than 12 inches tall, with several sturdy branches coming off of it.
  2. Saw the bottom of the branch so it is flat.
  3. Remove any flimsy branches.
  4. Lightly sand the entire branch to help the paint stick
  5. Stand the branch in the center of the round wooden base and screw the branch into the base.
  6. Spray the entire stand white.

Cork Board Hanging Holder

Turn your average bulletin board into a beautiful jewelry display with just a few simple steps. Hang or lean it on a wall for easy access.

Cork Board Hanging Holder

Materials

  • Framed bulletin board
  • Fabric
  • Silver sequin pins
  • Crocheted ribbon
  • Staple gun and staples
  • 1/2-inch head push pins

Instructions

  1. Remove the cork from the frame.
  2. Wrap the frame in fabric, stapling in the back to hold it in place.
  3. Wrap the front of the cork in fabric, stapling in the back to hold it in place.
  4. Put the frame back on the cork.
  5. Drape rows of ribbon across the cork, pinning it in place with sequin pins.
  6. Add a few push pins across each row to hang necklaces and bracelets.
  7. Attach earrings directly to crocheted ribbon.

Mounted Antler Jewelry Holder

Go for the eclectic look by using mounted deer antlers to hold your necklaces, bracelets, and watches.

Mounted Antler Jewelry Holder

Materials

  • Mounted antlers
  • Small sticks
  • Hot glue gun and glue

Instructions

  1. Glue sticks in a pattern around the entire mounting plaque. Use the plaque shape as a guide or position the sticks to create a new shape, like a heart.
  2. Mount the entire piece on the wall.
  3. Hang jewelry from the antlers.

More D.I.Y. Jewelry Display Options

Look around your house to see what items you have on hand that could look cool holding jewelry.

  • Re-purpose an old item like a standing grater or make your own fabric-covered styrofoam earring holder.
  • Hang necklaces and bracelets from a wooden or velvet hanger.
  • Create your own jewelry roll with a piece of soft fabric, ribbon, and sewing supplies.
  • Make a keepsake shadow box and hang jewelry from pins and clips instead of mementos.
  • Screw small hooks into the underside of the top side of an empty picture frame to hold long necklaces.
  • A homemade mosaic tray is a great place to lay out your most precious jewelry.
More D.I.Y. Jewelry Display Options

Display Your Jewelry

Don't just store your necklaces, rings, bracelets, and earrings; display them as a functional piece of art in your home. Create a jewelry box or holder that shows of your collection and keeps everything organized.

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