I’ve searched the web many times trying to find a great DIY for an Earring Holder. The only ones I found were great for Hanging Earrings but not for studs. This was a problem for me, considering that I had a large collection of stud earrings and had no convenient place to keep them. It dawned on me that many people probably have the same problem. So that’s when I started getting creative and I’m proud to say that I’ve found a wonderful solution… burlap in a stand up picture frame! It’s that simple.
Step By Step
You will need:
- A stand up picture frame (found mine at TJ Maxx)
- A piece of burlap fabric (found the burlap at Jo-Ann Fabrics)
- Adhesive Spay (found it at Michaels but you can get it at Walmart and possibly even the Dollar Store)
- Fabric scissors (any sharp scissors will work but Fabric Scissors are the best)
1. Take out all the pieces of the picture frame. The glass, the back, and anything in the middle.
2. My frame had this piece that fit inside it but not all do. At the end of the tutorial I’ll give some examples of others ways you can make your earring holder without this piece.
3. Measure the amount of burlap you’ll use with the inside piece. Make sure to leave an extra inch of fabric around all sides.
4. Cut out your piece of fabric and cut off any frayed edges.
5. Spray Adhesive Spray on the inside piece, not the actual frame. Make sure to coat it well but do it quickly.
6. Within 15 seconds after spraying it, carefully place your burlap over the inside piece and wrap it around the sticky edges.
7. Cut off any burlap that is sticking out on the corners and let it dry for at least one hour.
8. Last but not least, when it’s all dry, place it back into the frame. It should fit just right!
And your done! Now you’ll be able to not only display your earrings but also easily take them in and out of your earring holder for everyday use!
Other Examples For Different Frames
Ok so I totally understand if you can’t find a frame just like the one I used. So here are some other ways you could do this. You could buy any frame that stands on its own like this one (preferably wooden).
Then you could either staple the burlap to the back of the frame or glue it in with a product called E6000 Adhesive. The frame and the E6000 can be found at Michaels.