Hey there! Today in honor of my birthday (whoot, whoot!) and the fact that I will be out gallivanting all day, I thought I’d put YOU to work instead. Isn’t that so super nice of me? You can thank me later when this works out for all of us. That’s how much faith I have in all of you, my wonderful readers!
So here’s the thing, I’m not a crafty girl and yet I have a need for some kind of tool to organize all my hook earrings. Some kind of tool to hang on the wall because I’m out of any other kind of space. What I’m wanting I’ve not seen for purchase, so I got this silly idea in my head that I could just make something instead. Seriously I should really just know better (although I did successfully do it with my necklaces).
I have a general idea of what I want to do, but unfortunately I just can’t figure out how to execute the whole thing. This is where YOU come in my lovely people. Someone out there is going to know how I can make this work. I’ve gone ahead and purchased my supplies already because I just randomly threw stuff into my cart at Value Village awhile ago thinking inspiration would magically come to me. I’m still waiting. So now I’m turning the whole thing over to you…..because it’s my birthday and you love me. Right? Right?
For this earring holder challenge, if you choose to accept it, you’ll be working with the following supplies:
a wire trash bin
a wooden tray
some pretty fabric
Do you see where this is going yet?
I want to cover the inside of the tray with the fabric and then secure a cut out piece of the wire trash bin on top of the fabric. I would then be able to hang the whole thing on the wall and hook my earrings on to the wire parts and see the pretty fabric in behind. You know, for style :) See it’s a great idea in theory right?
What I can’t figure out for the life of me is how to attach the wire part to the fabric without it looking unfinished and sloppy. If I hot glue it down I think you would see the gobs of glue. Then I thought that I could just cover the gobs of glue with some kind of trim but what?
Geez I’m at a loss here folks but thankfully I have YOU and YOU will not let me down now will YOU? You have all day to figure this out for me. Then when we do have it all figured out we can all make matching wire fabric tray earring holder thingys together and live happily organized ever after. Sweet!
Unless of course the idea is dumb. It might be dumb. Let me down gently if this is the case but please give me an alternative. Friends don’t leave friends with nowhere to hang their earrings. Especially when it’s their birthday :)
Okay, are you ready?