About this project
Published

Time
Time:0h30
Difficulty
Pretty Easy
Crafts
Embellishing

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Las Vegas, Nevada, US
2008
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my beloved new storage out of ribbon and wood

I -really- needed a storage for my jewellery, so I invented this ribbon-and-wood creation hanging from my closet. I was asked for a How To, so here it comes...



Instructions

  • Step 1

  • Step 2

    As this is really easy, there will be no pictures of the crafting itself. If you have any questions, ask me.

    First, you need to grab your stuff. Get about 2 meter of 0,3mm thick, round wood. You can get it in your garden, or your local DIY store. Cut them to the lenght you need and sand the ends down.

  • Step 3

    Second, you need some beautiful but cheap ribbon. You can also take fabric or other fancy things that are capable of holding some weight.

    The important thing is to do the "shelves" step by step as you work your way downwards. First, cut two equal pieces of ribbon and hotglue one end to a loop. This will be the upper holding ribbon. I hammered the upper double layer onto my wardrobe with two nails. LATER! ^^

    Then you have to hotglue the other side to a loop to put one of your sticks through. VERY IMPORTANT: The outcome HAS to have the SAME lenght. Otherwise you can throw everything out the window and start again. And that's the only tricky part of this whole project.

    So, now you have the first "shelf".

  • Step 4

    Work downwards: For every step, you need the two equal ribbon-pieces with a loop on each side. Cut different lenghts for necklaces, earrings and all your different-sized jewellery.
    Depending on how long the storage shall be, you can also make 2 and hang them side by side ^^

    Once your ribbons are finished, put the sticks through, connecting your new ribbons with those of the upper "shelf".

  • How to make a jewelry hanger. Bling Bling Storage - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now to the storage for ear studs: EASY! Take one of your sticks and hotglue it on top of a piece of foamy stuff. Finished.

  • How to make a jewelry hanger. Bling Bling Storage - Step 6
    Step 6

    Another usefull add-on is the ring-bearer ( haha xD ). This was rather tricky, making this thing itself and also attatching it to the rest of the storage... Well, or perhaps I was too stupid to figure out an easier way xD

    I cut a rectangle out of my foamy stuff, formed it into a half tube and glued rectangle pieces to the sides AND a piece of ribbon in the middle to make it hold its tuby shape.
    Uhm, well, and then I tried to put it up to the rest of the storage... Lots of messing, lots of cursing, lots of not being satisfied with the outcome. So please do better than me xD

  • How to make a jewelry hanger. Bling Bling Storage - Step 7
    Step 7

    Hang your finished storage to whereever, see if you have to change something, padd your own shoulder and... No, wait, we're not finished!!!

    Depending on where the ribbon meets the stick, you might wanna secure the ends of the sticks so nothing can accidently slipp off and create a mess! So what I made: I took some modelling clay, made little beads and made holes in them in the stick-size... Let dry, polish or whatever, and either just stick it on the ends* or glue it on.

    *: If you put items on that can't be opened, such as bracelets, don't glue! :P Cause you'll need to take the stick out to get them!

  • Step 8

    Last and most satisfying and fun step: PUT STUFF ON! Hang your jewellery on the storage, clip hair clips on the ribbon, have fun with that!

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Comments

Romana S.
Romana S. · Hyderabad, Telangana, IN · 2 projects
love it! specially the 'ring bearer'!
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FrolleinKram
FrolleinKram · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 132 projects
Version?
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Donn K.
Donn K. · Suva, Central Division, FJ
I have been searching for a 'nifty' DIY project like this... and I <3 your version! Can't wait to try it out. Thanks so much for sharing.
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Tarri
Tarri · San Lorenzo, California, US · 13 projects
Awesome job, now I have to go and make one!
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Demonymphetamine
Demonymphetamine · Turmero, Aragua, VE · 49 projects
i love your version its beautiful and purplr with black...!
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Ginger Snapped
Ginger Snapped · Sacramento, California, US · 31 projects
OH wow i really love your bows and things you made. any chance of a swap one day?? Happy
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AndreaJane
AndreaJane · Massachusetts, Massachusetts, US · 1 project
Thanks for the tut..... appreciated Happy
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northernstar
northernstar · Flateyri, Westfjords, IS · 35 projects
Very cool and inventive, love all your TNBC stuff Happy I would make one, but my cat would have a field day trying to pull it all down!
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AndreaJane
AndreaJane · Massachusetts, Massachusetts, US · 1 project
I would sooo Love to see a How To on this, I NEED to make one, lol
Looks Great!
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Julie P.
Julie P. · Ann Arbor, Michigan, US · 10 projects
I love new storage ideas! Great way to keep everything organized.
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