Home: How-To Make Functional Earring Wall Displays
If you have a lot of earrings like I do, you need a place to keep them organized.I have found that the easiest way to do this is to hang them on earring displays you can make yourself.
The supplies you'll need include: 1. A thin piece of wood in the shape and size of your choice; 2 A piece of fabric to fit the board in the color and print of your choice; 3.A piece of cork board if you've got a lot of stud earrings;4.A piece of bridal tulle ( a fine netting used for veils); 5. A staple gun and staples; 6. Jewels, beads, pearls, trinkets, ribbons and just about anything can be used to trim the board.; 7. Regular craft glue or hot glue for the trims; 8. A hanger for the back of the board:.9. A bowl of ice water to dip your fingers in, if they get hot.
To get started you'll want to wrap the board with the regular fabric and staple or glue it onto the board with the excess fabric folds in the back. Next, wrap the fabric covered board in the bridal tulle and staple it in the back. If you're making the type of earring hanger for mostly stud earrings, you'll want to cover the cork board with the tulle and trim it as desired. The fun creative part is next. You can glue ribbon onto the perimeter of the shape and then other things onto of that. Or, you can just place the items you want for your trim around the edges. Space them out, or put them right next to each other.After you let the bling dry, attach a hanger to the back of the board, and you're ready to hang it and put the earrings on. The studs will sink right into the cork, and the french hooks will hang nicely through the tulle.
Be as creative with your earring hanger as you are wearing your earrings. When you do hang them group them into color, gold, silver, big, small, dangles, studs, dressy, casual, whatever.For me separating them has made it easier to get dressed in the morning. I go to just what I'm looking for and as long as I've hung them up after the last use, they're there.
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