I have this awesome frame from an antique mirror that I broke years ago. The frame is wood and has embellished carvings all over it. For a long time, I hung it on my bedroom wall just like this.
But then, while browsing the Internet, I saw bloggers using frames as jewelry storage. This particular combo caught my eye, and I knew I had to try it.
Before I built this jewelry storage, all my jewelry was mixed up with belts and clothes in my bathroom.
Some of my jewelry was even rusting due to the moisture in the bathroom! I never could find what I wanted because everything was tangled and mixed up together. It was pretty much the worst jewelry storage ever. So, I rooted around my house to find the necessary supplies and got to work.
Here is how I made my new jewelry storage solution:
I didn’t want to paint my frame because I love the old wood peaking through the gold frame, so I left it the way it was. If you don’t have a large frame, try several smaller frames together like this.
I eyeballed the placement of each jewelry piece inside the frame and used a pencil to mark the placement of each item. I didn’t have any hooks at home, so I used brass nails to match my frame. When everything was lined up to my satisfaction, I hammered in the nails. If you don’t want to use nails, you could use pushpins instead. Some people use other objects inside the frame as well, such as drawer handles or hooks like in the inspiration photo. Make sure to use a color that matches your frame. Monkey helped hand me the nails.
Here is the completed project!
Now my bathroom has more storage space, my bedroom has additional wall decoration and I don’t have to worry about my jewelry rusting from the moisture in the bathroom. Win.
Brass Nails: Free- I had them at home already.
Total cost: FREE!
This was a perfect way to solve two of my design problems without costing me a dime!