Make your own Jewelry Organizer!
Some might say that I have too many clothes, too many shoes and too many necklaces! I would agree with that statement only if you take out the word “too”! I have many clothes, many shoes and many necklaces! Much better.
I didn’t use to accessorize as much as I do now. Maybe it’s because I make a lot of my clothes and I buy a lot of clothes at my wonderful Goodwill! (I can buy Ann Taylor there all day, everyday!) So not spending an arm or a leg on clothes has allowed me to spend a little more on jewelry!! I’m not into precious stones, but I wouldn’t say no if Tom Hiddleston presented me with a 5 carat diamond engagement ring! Okay Taylor, you can have him!!! What I really like are big chunky necklaces, cool rings and bangle bracelets!! Yum!!! So, to store all these lovely things I put them in a jewelry Armoire that I’ve had forever, seemingly a great place for Momma’s pretties, but not so much.
I had the Armoire in a corner of my bedroom where it is kind of dark and hard to get to. I had many problems with this organizer. Some of my necklaces were too long and kept the side doors from closing. And I have so many that inevitably the one I wanted to wear was behind 27 other necklaces, so I had to take all of them off just to get to the one I wanted. I thought there has to be a better way to hang these necklaces.
So here’s my solution!
I had taken down the old wooden fence in my backyard, but kept the old boards, because there is a million things I can do with them!!! So in keeping with my Western themed bedroom I made my Wooden Fence Jewelry Organizer!
I took three old fence boards and cut them to about 36 “ long, then trimmed the top of each into a more defined fence top. I then connected them together to form a “section” of fence, with a couple of 1” pieces of wood which were the width of what I wanted the organizer to be. I added a couple of picture hangers on the back as well.
I initially bought one package of six coat hooks at Walmart. They were only around $6.00 each. I attached them to the front of the “fence” in various places to hang my jewelry on. Eventually though, I went back to Walmart and bought more hooks because I have “many” necklaces. The final product has fourteen hooks on it, three for really long pieces, three for middle lengths and nine hooks for shorter necklaces.
I hung the organizer on the bathroom wall behind the door. It is so handy because the lighting is good, it’s at eye level and I can try different necklaces on in the bathroom mirror!
All together it cost me $15.00! Sweet!
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