Fashion & Accessories

Homemade Accessories Holder

Over the last few months I have been looking everywhere for a storage /display solution for my accessories. I looked online and in many shops but alas, it was not to be. My accessories were doomed to a life of misery in a miserable looking basket. Boo hoo for them!

The problem was threefold; 1. I couldn’t find anything,2. My necklaces and bracelets got tangled and 3. Many of the accessories got damaged in the mess. Enter an ingenious idea (which was of course, not my own), and that idea was to ….make it myself!




How it was made

  • I had an old mirror lying around so I carefully removed the glass and I was left with the frame and backboard.
  • The pegboard part was created using the original frame backing. First I marked out 1 x 1 inches holes until the full board was covered
  • Carefully drilled a hole at each intersecting point
  • When all the holes where done (oh it took so long) I painted the board pink to match my make-up room
  • The original frame was brown so i gave it a rough coating of white stray paint to give that aged effect
  • I ordered the 15 Pegboard display holders from equipashop for only 0.57 cent each

So now I have excellent storage for my accessories and they are also on display. And the most incredible part of all is that I, clumsy Amy, am still alive and in one piece after a day of DIY!

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  • Pandora Sale Online

    Helpful information. Lucky me I found your web site unintentionally, and I’m stunned why this accident didn’t happened earlier! I bookmarked it.

  • Laura

    What a brilliant idea! xxx

  • Princesa Livia

    That’s so good and pretty!! Well done xx

  • April

    I’m going to make this myself very soon I think! Looks very, very cute.

  • LynLyn

    woww…such a brilliant idea…
    i’ll definitely make 1 for myself too ^_^
    thx so much 4 sharing…

  • Sarah

    That looks so awesome. Very Clever Idea. I wonder if you could get little boxes you could attach for rings and Earrings.

  • desiiGirl87

    that’s very smart!!
    how did u come up with all tht lol

  • Vintagegold14

    That’s such a great idea! I’ll have to try it for sure!

  • Music

    Very enterprising! :) I kept mine in a jewellery wardrobe which is a mini version of a Chinese antique wardrobe.

  • Cat

    Love this idea so much, looks so professional – going to give it a go myself! Well done you for getting through it with no injuries! xx

    • Amy

      Haha thanks Cat x

  • Redrew

    GREAT IDEA! I really didn’t like the idea of drilling holes in my wall, like some jewelry tutorials have on YouTube.

    This is such a fresh idea! I love the frame! Thanks soooo much for posting.

  • Jen

    That’s such a good idea! Make-up room!?! So jealous!

  • Beth

    What a fantastic idea and it looks so pretty! Well done you for getting through it unscathed, I couldn’t be trusted with a drill!


  • Meizo

    Wow, such a cool idea and the results look so professional. Your accessories look like they are being displayed in a shop as they have fittings a bit like that to display merchandise.
    You are so creative x

  • nicole

    this is great! i am definatly going to try and make this!

    i barley wear jewelry but i feel like if it is stored better and i was able to see all of my jewelry displayed properly i would wear a lot more of it

    thanks :)

  • Marta

    Very well make, looks really cute, I need to do something to store my earings…

  • S xx

    excellent idea!
    all my bracelets and necklaces are always tangled up in a big ball grr!
    may give this idea a go! :)

  • Policosmetics82

    wow so crafty!! I love that!

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