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What Can You Make With a $1 Frame and Some Chicken Wire?

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When I transformed my master bedroom I wanted a unique way to display and find my earrings. Using a yard sale frame, some metallic paint and chicken wire this DIY project went from boring to fab!
Difficulty: Easy
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The finished product.
  • what can you make with a 1 frame and some chicken wire, bedroom ideas, crafts, organizing, repurposing upcycling, wall decor
Lose your jewelry like I used to? Here's unique way to decorate and organize at the same time!
  • what can you make with a 1 frame and some chicken wire, bedroom ideas, crafts, organizing, repurposing upcycling, wall decor
The frame was $1 at a yard sale and I bought it because I loved the intricate design. I wanted a burnished gold look for the frame to blend in with the rest of the bedroom and I also needed to paint over the canvas strip around the inside of the frame.
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I used Modern Masters Gold Rush (semi opaque) ME658 for the first coat over the entire frame. I just used a disposable foam craft brush to apply.
  • what can you make with a 1 frame and some chicken wire, bedroom ideas, crafts, organizing, repurposing upcycling, wall decor
I then used a coat of Modern Masters ME221 Warm Silver (opaque) and this worked much better!
  • what can you make with a 1 frame and some chicken wire, bedroom ideas, crafts, organizing, repurposing upcycling, wall decor
All the details for attaching the chicken wire are in the blog post!
  • what can you make with a 1 frame and some chicken wire, bedroom ideas, crafts, organizing, repurposing upcycling, wall decor
Love the way this turned out and I don't lose my earrings anymore!

To see more: http://martysmusings.net/2015/02/diy-framed-jewelry-earring-organizer.html

  • Jazmin Aguirre
    Jazmin Aguirre Miami, FL

    Really Love it

  • Melonnie Johnson
    Melonnie Johnson Denton, TX

    I think I might have to try this. I saw a lovely old frame last weekend at a thrift shop in town. I will have to go back this weekend to see if its still there. While yours is lovely, I may try the plastic needle point canvas that someone else

  • Fay
    Fay Laguna Niguel, CA

    I have had a frame with my earrings hanging for 25 years. I used batting and covered it with velvet. I went to a jewelry store and they sold me a pin that I can attach to the board

    • Beverly
      Beverly Oceanside, CA

      I don't understand about the pin.

  • Cheryl Farley
    Cheryl Farley Thorndike, ME

    What a super idea. I use a padded picture holder. you know the ones that have ribbon criss crossing acrossed it. I just poke the wires earrings thru the material. If your earrings won't go thru the material than use a little nail or screw to make a

  • Beverly
    Beverly Oceanside, CA

    absolutely lovely! For dusting, use a lambswool dusting wand and hold your dust level down with an air purifier. I didn't believe that worked until my air purifier died.

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