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Operation Organisation – DIY Jewellery Hanger

March 26, 2014

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It is a shame to keep beautiful necklaces hidden in a dark drawer, they end up getting tangled and damaged.

I made this DIY jewellery hanger so that my necklaces could be forever on display and at my fingertips when I am getting ready in a rush.

Here’s what you need to make your own:

  • Wooden coat-hanger
  • Hammer
  • Tacks

Tip – Pick a coat-hanger with a bar across the bottom as this will keep it balanced when you start to add your jewels.

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Hammer the tacks into the hanger symmetrically at equal distance across the top. You only need to tap them around a third of the way in.

Hammer a nail into the wall and secure the hook of the hanger in place with an elastic band to stop it slipping. I used a feather hair-clip to hide the hook, you can see this in the photo below.

Now you are ready to start hanging your necklaces, this is a bit of a balancing act! Start at the edges and work your way in.

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You could even jazz up your jewellery hanger by adding a splash of colour, read my Paint Project blog for tips.

For more Operation Organisation projects check out the Jewels in Jam Jars post.

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