Introduction: Simple Jewelry Display

Some time ago, I received a necklace from a now deceased relative. The necklace is very dear to me, but as it is too fragile to wear, it ended up in a drawer. Here is how a made a display for it, and for some other jewelry.

For this project I used:

  • Picture frames
  • Bulletin board and pins
  • Hair pins
  • Acrylic paint
  • Tape
  • Cardboard

Step 1: Some Frames and Some Hooks

I started by getting some old picture frames from a second hand store. I got two small frames, one slightly larger, and one large bulletin board.

The bulletin board was by far the easiest to work with, as it was made of cork. All I did was paint it and stick some pins in it. Done.

The picture frames where slightly more involved. I removed and discarded the glass and cut some cardboard the same size as the glass, then I painted the cardboard, and the frames.

I could not find any hooks that were small enough so I took some hair pins and bent them to my will. I cut some thin slits in the cardboard and pushed the hooks through and taped them to the back of the cardboard, as seen in the pictures.

Step 2: Earring Holder

To hold earrings I cut up an old ring notebook. The front and the back were made out of card stock, solid enough to carry some weight without being to thick. I cut it to size and used binder clips and pins to hold it to the cardboard back of the frame.

Step 3: The Results

Finally, I hung the frames on the walls next to my main mirror so that I can easily see them. I am quite happy with the results, though in retrospect I wish I had been more careful when painting the cardboard. Or maybe I should have bought some nice scrap booking paper to line it with.

This was a very cheap project, as I mostly used material I already had at home, the only thing I bought specifically for this were the frames and the bulletin board.

Thank you for reading and I hope this inspires you!

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DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2016-10-02

This is a great system. My wife organized her necklaces like this.

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Pics or it didn't happen?

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