Friday, February 24, 2012

My New and Beautiful Necklace Display

Finally, my necklaces have a nice home! Check it out!!!
DIY Necklace Organization / Storage {Breezy Pink Daisies}
 I showed you back in July how I was keeping my necklaces "organized." Well, here's what my necklaces (still looked like) until this week!
Not so pretty, I know. Well, I finally did something about it!

I had Monday off from school and used about an hour to create my new necklace holder! If only I knew it was going to be so easy! 
I had these frames given to me. I wasn't a fan of the artwork, so I had no problem covering it up! However, it was very time consuming to get the artwork out since it was stapled in...but I succeeded, with just a little broken glass.  
I wanted to use some cute scrapbook paper for the background but my frame was too large, so I used some extra contact paper that I had picked up from the dollar store! All I did was stick the contact paper on the back of the artwork - so easy!  
Then I had to pound the artwork - backwards - back in place, which was much easier than before since I didn't have to worry about breaking any glass! Now, I have my lovely framed contact paper and just needed to add a way to hold up the necklaces!
I had fun with this! I used my favorite bucket of jewels from Hobby Lobby and glued them onto the front of clear thumbtacks.
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And I did a few extra to bring some bling to my bulletin boards at school!
So back to holding my necklaces, I pushed the thumbtacks right in - and they went past the cardboard, but it all works out because it sits that far off the wall anyway. Sooo, what do you think?  
I'm loving my bling holders! And my necklaces - maybe now that they are displayed so pretty I'll wear them more often!
DIY Necklace Display - tutorial {Breezy Pink Daisies}
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Let's break down the price:
  • Frame: gifted (FREE!)
  • Contact paper: from the Dollar Tree - leftover from a previous project (I used about 1/5 of a full roll - so $.20)
  • Clear Thumbtacks: from Hobby Lobby $1.20
  • Jewels: from Hobby Lobby - leftover from wedding projects (the amount I used - maybe $.30)
  • Hot Glue: I didn't even have to put a new stick in (maybe $.05)
Total cost: $1.75!!!


  1. OMG! My necklaces are a HOT mess! I love this idea! Thanks for sharing!

    Jill @ Create.Craft.Love.

  2. I love it! You have some really cute necklaces too!

    I seriously need to make one of these because my necklaces are a tangled mess on my dresser so I never wear them :(

  3. Love the jewels on tacks!! Great idea!!!

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  4. Beautiful! I have every intention of doing this someday. They look great.

  5. I love this idea!! Thank you, I will be making one of these for sure :)

  6. That is a brilliant idea. You are very clever to actually make it!

    Best wishes,
    Natasha In Oz

  7. LOL -- I JUST got fed up with my jewelry organization this week -- I had NONE! Will be posting soon what I did with my earrings but I was stumped about the necklaces -- thanks for this great idea!

  8. I love this and great tutorial! I would love for you to share this with my readers on Blog Stalking Thursday!

  9. I LOVE this...I also love how you added bling to the push pins!

  10. Thank you for linking up a fabulous project...

    hope you will stop by and link up another great project..

    Claire xoxo

  11. What a great and simple organizing project!
    Thanks for sharing

    xo Jessica



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