36 Ways To Stay Organized With DIY Jewelry Holders

Keeping jewelry organized is a real challenge. If you mix everything up the necklaces will get tangled and you’ll have a hard time finding the piece you need. It’s not practical, especially since there are many solutions for this problem, most of which are quite simple. One idea would be to improvise and to make something yourself. A DIY jewelry holder can take many forms and designs, many of which can be easily customized.

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You could make a bust on which to keep your jewelry nice and organized. Just print out a template, trace it onto a piece of wood, cut out the shape, sand it down, paint it and screw in an L bracket into the back.{found on designsponge}.

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You can also make a jewelry hanger and paint it with chalkboard paint so you can later personalize it as you want. Start with a piece of wood. Apply chalkboard paint to the top and regular paint on the sides, then screw in two or three drawer knobs.{found on thepatrioticpeacock}.

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Here’s an ingenious project. You can take some pieces of pallet wood, cut them down to a reasonable size, sand them down and attach them to some pieces of MDF. Stain or paint the wood and then arrange the copper pieces the way you want them.{found on thecreativityjar}.

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Maybe you’d like to store your jewelry in a teacup. This project is not probably what you had in mind but it’s original and fun. Glue a frame hook on the back of the plate and then glue the cup to the plate at an angle.{found on lynnandlou}.

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Another practical idea can be to use a dream catcher as a jewelry organizer. It’s great for earrings and it’s easy to make. All you need is an embroidery hoop, embroidery floss, metallic spray paint and, of course, all the earrings you have.{found on brit}.

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Simple and practical, this display is great not just for jewelry but also for other small accessories. To make it, first take a wood panel, put it on the ground and arrange the jewelry the way you’d like it to hang. Drill holes into the wood and paint it. Add the screws or hooks and that’s all.{found on abeautifulmess}.

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If you’re lucky enough to poses some Antlers or at least to be able to find them somewhere, then you can make a wonderful jewelry display with them. All you have to do is basically paint the tips with acrylic paint and, if you want, to apply glitter to the tips as well.{found on missrenaissance}.

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A jewelry box can also be a great solution for your problem. To make it, you’d need a wood crate, cork tile, fabric, cup hooks, T-pins, hangers and a hot glue gun. You can paint or stain the box if you want. The fabric will give it personality.{found on abeautifulmess}.

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This rattan piece makes a great necklace display and it can also be used as a display for glasses. A rattan circle similar to this one should be fairly easy to find. If not, you can always improvise and come up with your own version.{found on abeautifulmess}.

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Here’s a very simple and very beautiful project and all you need for it is wool. Divide six strands into thirds, knot the top and braid all the way down. Make a knot at the other end and secure it. You can then hang earrings on it, clip on hair pins, brooches and so on.{found on site}.

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It’s always fun to find new uses for simple items. For example, did you ever think to use a cutlery holder for storing and displaying jewelry? Those little holes are perfect for the earrings and inside you can put necklaces and other things.{found on sisterssuitcaseblog}.

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You could also make a rack on which to hang your necklaces. A small one like this one would be perfect for the bathroom or bedroom, where the space is limited. You need a board and some pegs which you paint and glue to the board.{found on wellitsokay}.

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If you’re the type that loves things to be extremely well organized then you’ll probably love this piece. It has lots of compartments of different shapes and sizes and it also has lots of hooks on the bottom for the long pieces of jewelry.{found on tonyastaab}.

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This boxy jewelry holder is similar to one we’ve already shown you. The necklaces can stay organized on the hooks while the earrings can be stored in cups.{found on thenorthendloft}.

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This is a jewelry stand with a very feminine and beautiful look and you’d be surprise to know that it’s made of plastic bottles. You just cut the bottoms of the bottles, trim them, drill holes in the middle and then you insert a rod through them.{found on epbot}.

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To make a jewelry organizer that looks something like this you need some wood pieces for the frame, a staple gun, chicken wire, paint, little nails and ribbon. You paint the wood, put it together and then you add the chicken wire. The nails are extras for the bottom part of the frame.{found on site}.

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You can also make a beautiful piece using plywood, burlap, staples, ribbon and some drawer pulls. Staple the burlap to the plywood and drill holes where you want the drawer pulls to go. The ribbon is decorative and it allows you to hang the piece on the wall.{found on thriftyandchic}.

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Another great idea is to repurpose wooden hangers in order to make a jewelry organizer. Use one, two or as many as you need. You also need some hooks on which to hang your earrings and everything else.{found on household6diva}.

Store your jewelry in trays.

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In addition to using hooks for storing jewelry, you can also use small trays. They can be actual trays or you can improvise. You can label them so it’s easier to organize everything.{found on atimeforeverything}.

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An old tray such as this one is not just a vintage piece. It’s also something you can actually use, although for different reasons than intended. To make this jewelry organizer you need, besides the old tray, wax paper, a hammer, cardboard, net, acrylic paints, glue and a roller.{found on bijubrill}.

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A cutlery tray can also be a perfect jewelry organizer. You just have to give it a quick makeover with some lovely decorative paper or paint and some hooks.{found on thediymommy}.

A cake stand can also be perfect for storing jewelry in. If you don’t have one to spare you can make a new stand. Use regular plates, a candlestick and glue. It’s really easy and it allows you to personalize it as you want.{found on site}.

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Using plates and glasses you can make a multi-level jewelry organizer. You basically make something similar to a cupcake stand using some plates that you like and some simple glasses. The plates should have slightly different sizes.{found on apinchoflovely}.

Jewelry organizers made out of twigs.

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This beautiful jewelry holder was made using a wooden board and some twigs. You basically drill some holes into the board and then insert the twigs in them making sure they stay there. You can use glue as well. What’s special about this project is the color palette.{found on rebeccasdiy}.

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You can make a wonderful jewelry holder using nothing more than a twig and some thread. If you want, you can apply mod podge to the twig to give it a glossy look and to protect it. The washi tape is just decorative.{found on jewelsforall}.

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Of course, if one twig isn’t enough, you can use two or three and connect them with thread or twine. You can also paint the twigs to give them a more interesting look.{found on themetricchild}.

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If you’d rather not waste time detaching and attaching your necklaces to the twig holder you can also put hooks on it that make things a lot easier and quicker. Then find a good spot to hang it and that’s all.{found on julieannart}.

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Another interesting idea is to use knobs or drawer pulls to make a unique organizer for your necklaces. Just find an old wooden board or a piece of salvaged wood and then attach the knobs.{found on visiblymoved}.

Framed jewelry displays.

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There’s something about an old photo frame that doesn’t allow you to just throw it away. Instead you can use it for all sorts of projects. For example, you can add some net to the mix and make an interesting jewelry display for your earrings.{found on mycalicoskies}.

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This is a similar project but instead of net you use a grille insert for a screen door. It’s a little more sturdy but it can be more difficult to find.{found on 1creativemomma}.

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To make this piece you need a frame, cork, spray adhesive, paint, knobs and a drill. Cut the cork to size and roll it onto the back of the frame and glue it on with spray adhesive. Paint the cork and then make a chevron pattern. Add the knobs and you’re done.{found on site}.

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You can also make a very practical organizer for your earrings using an old frame and some mesh screen. You’ll also need a board for the back of the frame if it doesn’t have one. Then you can also make a little tray and attach it to the bottom.{found on monaluna}.

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Although this is not exactly a frame, it’s still close enough. It’s a perfect solution if you have large earrings and other things like that to display. The idea is to use an old wooden ladder and some mesh screen or something similar to make a display area for your jewelry.

Jewelry organizers made out of pipes.

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Although it may sound weird, you can actually use pipes to make yourself an interesting jewelry holder. This one, for example, is great for storing and displaying your bracelets.

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Here’s another one, a little more complex. On this one you can also hang necklaces if you want. The tray at the bottom is perfect for rings and earrings.

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A pipe jewelry organizer like this one is wonderful for necklaces. It’s something you might consider having in a home with an industrial feel and a décor that allows you to easily integrate e design like this one.