Frame ... free
Lace shirt ... free
White glue ... $1
Small hooks ... $3
The frame & lace I got free from neighbor who moved. Glue came from Dollar Tree. Hooks came from Home Depot in a little pack
- Drilled small holes into the frame then screwed in the hooks. I used a drill and later added more holes with a Dremel when I realized I didn't have anywhere enough for the amount of jewelry I wanted to hang. It was much harder to screw the hooks into the Dremel holes because they weren't as deep. Would not recommend. I eyeballed the spacing of the holes but measuring would be even better :)
- Cut the lace shirt larger than the frame.
- Glued the lace on with Elmer's glue. Why, you ask, did I not use a glue gun? Because I did not think of it until this very moment. Sigh. It would have been a lot easier. The Elmer's took forever to dry and I had to use thumb tacks to keep the lace in place until it did.
- Cut the lace so it fits within the frame. I didn't cut to fit initially because I had to re-stretch the lace as I went to keep it taut enough to hang the earrings.
- Hung necklaces and hooked earrings into the lace.
The lace shirt I used had many seams so my jewelry holder has one. I'd like to say I made a thoughtful decision to use the lace despite the seam but actually I started cutting before I realized the issue and the frame is so large I didn't have enough lace to re-cut. On the plus side I love the pattern of the lace this way.