DIY Scarf or Tie Hanger

Scarves and ties can pile up on the floor and become an unnecessary source of mess. I used shower curtain rings, a hanger, twine, and hot glue to make this scarf or tie hanger to help keep my scarves organized.
-Shower curtain rings
-Hot glue
Wrap the "bumpy' part of the shower curtain ring in twine. Put a dab of hot glue at each end of the twine to secure to the shower curtain ring. (You can wrap the whole thing at once, but I found wrapping in sections to be easier.)
Put another dab of hot glue for the beginning of the second piece of twine. This piece should be significantly longer than the other piece. Wrap the remainder of the ring and hot glue the end.
Optional step: Wrap the bottom of the hanger in twine using the same method as above. I did this so the look of the black twine would be consistent throughout.
Use hot glue to glue the first row of shower curtain rings onto the hanger. The rings will feel a little unstable, but we'll fix that in the following steps. I used a 6, 5, 4 pyramid-type pattern, but you could vary the amount of rings according to your needs.
Continue gluing new rings onto the previous row of rings. Then take a 12" length of twine, glue the end, wrap it around the place where the shower curtain rings meet, and glue the other end. This will give some security and structure to your hanger.
Use this to hang scarves, ties, or other light items and keep your floor clutter-free.
A simpler version can also be made by choosing not to wrap the rings and attaching them with one tied piece of twine.
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2 questions
  • Barbara
    on Sep 11, 2016

    Could you use this to hand your belts also

    • Mem1683933
      on Jan 3, 2017

      No.If you hang belts on it you will be sent to prison. Duh!

    • Cindy
      on Jan 14, 2017

      no need to be rude with an answer.

    • Rose
      on Feb 8, 2017

      You could but it may not be strong enough to hold the belts you'd have to use something more than a hot glue gun..

    • Crazyponylady
      on Feb 28, 2017

      I like this idea! will be making a simple but sturdier version using ZIP TIES!

    • Sootie
      on Mar 11, 2017

      I love some of the questions people ask. A good laugh for the day.

    • L.b15366164
      on Mar 23, 2017

      Funny 😂 laugh for the day

    • Joanie
      on Mar 25, 2017

      Barbara: Yes you can your belts on shower hooks, either on a hanger or on your rod in your closet. I took my belts and run them thru the hook and snapped them on my rod and pushed them clear to the end. You don't need a hanger, but it takes up less space. It works for me and purses too. Good Luck!!

    • Wendy Mason-Cruz
      on May 13, 2018

      I have to agree that I'd have to make it more secure! I don't see glue holding up for any period of time! Zip Ties are a great idea!!!!

    • Tawny Kennedy Bohannon
      on Feb 4, 2020

      who ever invented zip ties is the smartest person I know and wealthy !

  • Sharon
    on Nov 19, 2018

    Great idea. You could also use small zip ties to attach them?

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  • Tammy Seifert
    on Dec 15, 2019

    Lover this I have bought scarf hangers but they are gettting expensive with all. My scarfs with heavy winter ones and thin silk and loner fuller ones I have about 75 so this is a great idea to save money and still take great care of them all

  • Kay Marion-Etling
    on Dec 21, 2019

    I have the circles on the hanger and keep sliding down. This is a wonderful idea.

    • Tawny Kennedy Bohannon
      on Feb 4, 2020

      Velcro will keep that from happening, one long strip all the way across Your hanger and after you add your rings put the other one on top ! I also have used this same method for belts And necklaces or I zip tie each of the first rings on the hanger then just loop the next rings into the ones that are zip tied and let them be loose . I make a lot of those necklace hangers for my clients to hang there good jewelry on to hide in the closest so no one that comes to visit tangles them up ! I use a white round plastic hanger , white zip ties and white shower curtain hooks that fit into the grove on the other end of the hook ,just for security reasons ! Then I cut the zip ties down to the square end the zip ties goes into to keep the zip tie ends from scratching your arms and if you cannot get them close enough use nail clippers and finger nail file ! Then I put a coordinating bow on top of hanger ! Real inexpensive gift even senior girls going off to College! Good luck. You can use these for neck ties , belts , scarves and tank tops !

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