Hi there! Thanks for checking out my latest post! I saw a picture of this Pottery Barn Jewelry Holder awhile back, and knew I had to come up with my own DIY version! This is a quick and easy build, and would make a perfect gift!
I used my table saw to rip a 1″x4″ board into 1″ and 3/4″ strips, then cut them down to size. You can also buy craft wood if you don’t want to rip boards. It is always sold out at the Home Depot I go to, so I just make my own 🙂 They are technically 3/4″ thick, so I refer to them as 3/4″ x 3/4″ and 3/4″ x 1″, but anything close will work!
Here’s what I used to build mine-
2- 3/4″ x 3/4″ @ 12″
2- 1″ x 3/4″ @ 12″
2- 1″ x 3/4″ @ 9 1/2″
2- 3/4″ x 3/4″ scrap pieces @ 3/4″
1- 1/2″ x 1/16″ flat aluminum bar @ 12″
1- 1/4″ round aluminum bar @ 12″
10- 1″ panel nails
2- 3/4″ screws
1- Sawtooth Hanger
*Both aluminum bars came in 36″ lengths, which I cut with the chop saw- so I can make 3 of these 😉
Once I made all of my cuts, I drilled the holes in the 9 1/2″ pieces where the bracelet bar with slide in and out. The bar is 1/4″, so I used a 5/16″ bit. You can space these however you’d like, but I drilled mine 2 1/2″ from the end.Next, I drilled holes in the flat steel bar. This is the earring holder, so you can space them however you’d like- I drilled a hole on each end that will attach to the frame, about 3/8″ from the ends, then starting 1 1/2″ from each end, I drilled a hole every 1/2″. It worked best to set the bar on a scrap piece of wood.
Then, I lightly sanded the bar and all of my wood pieces.I decided to finish everything before assembling to make it easier. I used 2 of my favorites!Once everything was dry, I added nails to the 2- 3/4″ x 3/4″ x 12″ pieces. I added 5 nails to each, every 2 inches, but you can add more or less however you’d like 🙂 I left them sticking out enough to hang necklaces and rings on, but secure enough they won’t fall out.Then, set those aside, and assemble your main frame. I love using my hot glue gun to secure little things like this while I nail them together.Next, take your flat piece of metal and add it towards the top, making sure to pre drill your holes so you don’t split the wood. Attach with 3/4″ screws. I put the top of mine 1 1/8″ from the top of the frame.Now, it’s time to add your little scrap pieces. This will set one of your bars out enough to let necklaces go behind it. Again, I like to secure with my glue gun before nailing, but you can also use wood glue and nail together.Now, it’s time to attach the 2 pieces with the nails. One goes on top of those scrap pieces you just added, the other I put with the top 4 3/4″ up from the bottom of the frame. Now, we just need to add a sawtooth hanger to the back! Hot glue and nail it in the center on the back of the frame.
Now, slide your metal bar through the holes and you’re finished!
I love how this turned out! And for a fraction of the price compared to buying it!
What do you think? Would you or someone you know like one of these? They’re super easy to make! Feel free to share or pin this for later 🙂