Earring Storage

2 Materials
1 Hour
So...I have way too many earrings, but when I gather beading supplies, my creative juices just start flowing and I can't help myself.  So, of course I need more storage and I don't want to take up a lot of space. Where you may see average office supplies, I see earring storage for multiple pairs of earrings!!
I found this wire file/letter holder at Goodwill for a dollar!
I decided that this was going to hold my Halloween and Fall earrings and I didn't think they would show up very well against the black wire, so after a couple of coats of white spray paint, I had a good background to show my earrings. I didn't take photos of the spray paint or spray painting process, but just 2 light coats of any white spray paint will work. This can be customized with any color to match your decor.  If you are spraying a color, I would suggest using a primer or white paint before your color.
Now, simply hang earrings through the wire! This works with hook earrings and post earrings.
This is the Halloween earring side....
Side view.
..and flip it around for the Fall earrings.
Close up
I like that it's portable and I have 2 different sides I can use. Obviously, this wouldn't work for clip-on earrings, but I don't have any of those. When the season is over, I can put a plastic bag over the whole thing to keep dust out and put it on the closet shelf until next year. I hope you like my office supplies turned earring storage. It was very cost effective and easy to do!
Suggested materials:
  • Wire file/letter holder   (Goodwill)
  • White spray paint   (WalMart)
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