Use plastic canvas and an unfinished frame to make a pretty jewelry organizer.

When I saw these sweet unfinished wood hearts in the Valentine section at Michael’s, I bought them without knowing what I’d do with them.  They were too pretty and inexpensive ($1.79 for two) to pass up.  I really don’t need anymore frames, but I could use a lot of help getting organized.  That’s when I decided to turn heart frame into an earring holder.  Instead of chicken wire, which I have seen in lots of tutorials, I opted to use plastic canvas, which can be painted and won’t prick your fingers like wire does!  Plus, the holes in the plastic canvas are smaller than chicken wire, so you can fill it with more earrings!

Use plastic canvas and an unfinished frame to make a pretty jewelry organizer.
Supplies:

  • Heart Frame
  • Paint
  • Dimensional Magic
  • Plastic Canvas
  • Glue

step-11Step one:  Paint the wood heart frame.  I went with a pretty light pink color.

step-21Step two:  Cut the plastic canvas to fit the frame and spray paint it.  The plastic canvas is very easy to cut with craft scissors.  I used a metallic silver paint to create a faux metal look.

Step three:  Apply Dimensional Magic to the heart frame.  Dimensional Magic domes and will not run over the edges of the frame (unless you apply too much).  Be sure you place the frame on a flat surface before you start working, and don’t move it until it is completely dry.

step-31Step four:  When everything is dry, glue the plastic canvas onto the back of the frame.

Use plastic canvas and an unfinished frame to make a pretty jewelry organizer.You could add pegs or hooks to the frame to be able to hang jewelry if you want to.  I’m happy to finally have a dedicated space to hold my earrings, like the steampunk pair I showed you how to make.  You could also try these fun tiny whisk earrings or some cracked glass earrings, and build a collection to store on your new organizer!

This post first appeared at Dollar Store Crafts, where I was a contributor.

 

2 COMMENTS

LEAVE A REPLY

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.