Gift-giving season is here, and what better way to show your love and appreciation for someone than with a homemade gift? If you have a fashion lover in your life, this simple and easily customizable jewelry organizer is sure to please. Made with minimal tools and easy-to-find materials, this is a project even the most entry-level DIYer can accomplish.
Tools & Supplies
- Paint scraper
- Wire cutters
- Staple gun with staples
- Picture frame
- Wire or mesh
- 2 metal D-rings
- Picture frame wire
- Felt pads
- Hooks or knobs
- Visit your local thrift store and find a vintage wooden picture frame. Something smaller than 18 by 20 inches is ideal.
- Remove the artwork and glass and clean up the back so it lies flush with a wall. You may need a paint scraper or pliers for this part.
- Using wire cutters, cut your wire or mesh to be slightly smaller than the back of the frame.
- Set frame,mesh, and hardware on cardboard and paint.
- When completely dry, attach the mesh to the back of the picture frame with a staple gun. Some frames have a slot that the mesh can slide into and stay in place with tension.
- Attach D-rings to the top two corners of the back of the frame. String picture frame wire between them. Put felt pads in all four corners to cushion it from the wall.
- Attach hooks and knobs for holding chunkier jewelry, watches, and scarves.
Tip: You can find all of the supplies for this project at The RE Store in Bellingham. We offer a large selection of wood picture frames, chicken wire,vintage radiator coverings, gutter guard, and hardware cloth for wire mesh. You can also find drawer pulls, curtain rod hangers, eye hooks, and dowels as hanging hardware. To learn more, visit re-store.org.
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