Time to Organize Your Accessories!

by Jamielyn on April 17, 2012

It’s that time of year… time for Spring Cleaning! As soon as the warmer weather hits, I have the sudden urge to unclutter my entire house. Does anyone else feel that way? I always start with the closets first and move my way around through each room. Today I’m going to show you some quick and inexpenisve ways to organize your accessories.

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The other night I felt tired of not being able to find my jewelry and hair flowers. It’s usually late at night when I pull off my accessories, so they start piling up. I knew I needed to do something to arrange this chaos, but I didn’t want to spend a lot of money. Let me show you how I got this mess organized with a few things I found around my house…

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Supplies for Accessory Organizer:

  • 12×12 open back frame
  • ribbon or ric rac
  • 12×12 piece of scrapbook paper
  • oatmeal container (emptied and rinsed)
  • fabric
  • stapler

organize accessories

The first thing I did was make a holder for all my fun hair flowers. I found a 12×12 open back frame and then stapled ribbon on each side. I stapled three 13 inch pieces across the back.

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After I had the ribbon where I wanted it, I stapled a piece of scrapbook paper on top to create a backing. You could do a fun patterned piece as well to make it more unique. I was going for a simple look, but you can get creative with different colors and patterns!

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After I made my frame I realized I had WAY too many hair accessories for that little frame. Lol! So then I stapled a 24inch piece of ribbon to the wall with a stapler. This is a super quick and inexpensive fix that anyone can do!

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Then for my headbands I created a holder by wrapping some fabric around an empty oatmeal can. I tied off  the ends with some twine to hold the fabric on. Such an easy project and it works great for storage!

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I keep my earrings organized in a craft container, it makes it easy to see everything I have. :)

organize accessories

It feels much better to be able to see everything. I hope you’ll be able to try out some of these ideas in your home. They are simple and inexpensive fixes that make a HUGE difference! I love getting organized. How about you?

So who’s started Spring Cleaning?

 

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