Clothespin Jewelry Hanger

I wanted an easy way to display my necklaces and bracelets and couldn't find anything in stores. I decided to make my own, and it only took three materials.
1. Scrap piece of wood
2. Clothespins
3. Glue
I had a great piece of purple wood in my scrap pile that was perfect for this project. I had been saving it for the right project. I wanted to bring the purple out so I sanded the wood a little and waxed it.
Then I spaced out the clothespins. I wanted to give them an aged look so I used a grey stain on them.
I used long nails to attach this to my closet wall but you could lay this on a counter, hang it sideways, or whatever works for your space!
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3 of 13 questions
  • Dorothy Dorr
    on Dec 27, 2018

    How do you hang it?

    • Mother Daughter Projects
      on Dec 27, 2018

      We nailed it into the wall, but you could use a French cleat which only uses two screws put into the wall. Another reader suggested 3M strips. ~Vicki


  • Pj Harlow
    on Jan 31, 2019

    Did you nail it to the wall or use 3m m stickers? ? If you used the 3m what pound did you use? And how many?

  • Suzie
    on Aug 12, 2020

    Does the gorilla glue actually withstand the constant squeezing of the clothes hangers?? If you glued them on the wood?? Thank you! You both are Always Amazing!🌟

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  • Shuganne
    on Mar 24, 2020

    Turn the clothes pins open-side-up and no matter how heavy your jewelry - or medals - are, they won't fall out.

  • Laura
    7 days ago

    This is awesome! Love the idea of hanging scarves as that is how I will use this!!

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