So, it has been on my crafty to do list for a while now to come up with a creative solution for my necklace organization system…or rather, lack thereof. Here’s what we’re dealing with, people:
Yep. They’ve been clumped together like that for about a year now. It’s pretty much a 10 minute process to untangle that rat’s nest of necklaces in order to get my hands on one that I want. (Cue the music.)
So, with that “system” in place, you can imagine often I’ve reached above our bathroom vanity to grab a necklace. Yeaaaah, nada mucho.
It was high time to DIY this problem, and I finally took it on last week…garden tool style. I give to you my new and improved necklace organization system (with some space for earrings, too).
Yep, that’s a metal rake. And yep, you can do it, too! Click here for the skinny.
Then, promise to come right back and explore the plethora of other ideas out there for taming your wild and ever-growing necklace collection. You no longer need to relegate your necklaces to a dusty jewelry box or even worse, a bathroom vanity light fixture. Soak up these creative solutions to necklace organization that I’ve rounded up from blogland. Prepare to be inspired!
25 Creative Solutions to Necklace Organization
Here’s one of my favorite ideas: I just love the juxtaposition of fancy nobs on a piece of rustic driftwood. It really works for me.
Reason #467 why type set trays make me swoon:
Antlers are just so hot right now! Why not incorporate this decorating trend into your necklace organization?
You know those accordion thingys you always see at Goodwill? Now, you have a good excuse to buy one.
For the sewing fanatics in the house, what about this brilliant idea of hanging necklaces from spools of thread?!
Or if you have a dress form, it could double as jewelry display!
This solution gets extra cool points because it’s magnetic! Hooray for science.
A pegboard never looked so chic! Check out this pegboard and accessories station by 36th Avenue:
How clever is this: Laurel used a drawer to create shadow box storage for her necklaces. I love the fabric she used to line it!
This jewelry organizer doubles as a shelf! And she made it all herself (those necklaces are hanging on tacks!).
Gotta love an excuse for ombre nobs!
It’s wonderful when you can give a family heirloom a new lease on life a fresh coat of paint like Amy did here with a jewelry holder hand-crafted by her grandfather.
Table legs and dowels are all you need to construct an impressive-looking Helix Jewelry Display.
For those with as many beautiful necklaces as Heather has, a shutter organizer might be the way to go!
Here’s another creative option if you have a lot of bling. This is only one of the walls Beckie covered with organizers…and she used…wait for it…paint sticks! And 200 hooks! This one also includes a video reveal.
Beckie does it again…but this time, she uses a crib to construct a jewelry organizer with a door that closes. You’ll have to click through to see how it doubles as wall art, too!
It doesn’t get much simpler than covering a cork board with some fabric and adding some tacks. I love this jazzy fabric Emily chose for hers:
And who can resist a chevron-backed necklace organizer?
If you want your necklaces to be the jazz, use a solid fabric like linen atop your cork.
You need look no further than your backyard for this resourceful jewelry organizer. It’s made of twigs!
Or reach into your closet for a spare hanger!
For those who may not have as many chunky necklaces, decorative nail heads on fabric-covered cork board would serve more delicate pieces well.
You saw the power of shower curtain rings to organize fabric in my past round-up. Turns out, they work wonders for necklaces, too!
Jamie made this necklace holder out of sample floor pieces that snap together!
And there you have it! More ideas than you ever needed for getting your necklaces organized and on display. Now, you have no excuse not to get ‘er done! And be sure to send me pics of your new necklace organization systems. Who knows, maybe I can do a follow-up round-up with 25 MORE Creative Solutions to Necklace Organization. Consider it your challenge, dear readers.
Happy Labor Day to you and yours! I can almost smell the BBQ through the computer screen….
We have a follow-up round-up with 10 Inspiring D.I.Y. Jewelry Displays. Be sure to check it out!