Rain Rain go away, Come again another day!
When you were little I feel like rainy days were painful days.
Think about it; Kids didn’t know what to do since they couldn’t go outside and enjoy the sun, so they would torment their mothers even more than they already did.
Mother’s I am sure would silently cry, some may even have cried and weeped openly, and most must have even sipped wine, contemplating locking themselves in the bathroom.
Now a days, I pray for rainy days. In fact, I live for them. (Yes I may throw in a nice rain dance here and there as well!)
Just think about all of the DIY Crafts you have put aside or “pinned” on Pinterest. My many many hours of scrolling feverishly through Pinterest will not be wasted and will be put to good use. I can contribute to society!
A couple of Sundays ago my adult wish for a rain day came true. 54 degrees and pouring…..my indoor heaven!
Time to get Crafting.
Now here came the challenge….what the fuck did I make? There were just so many cute things on my Pinterest board that I wanted to make and create and one rainy day was not going to curb even 1/4 of my crafty side. HEAVY SIGH.
In the midst of my despair a realization dawned on me..I work in the jewelry industry now and yes I have a spot for all my bracelets and all my rings and all my necklaces…but what I didn’t have, was an earring display. DING DING DING….I finally knew what it was that I could make. (Insert a spot for “jazz hands” here but instead say “jewelry display..”)
To make matters even better, on one of my days spending way way to much time in front of the prominent Pinterest page, I had seen a display that would be perfect for my earrings.
And as an added bonus I had all the supplies I needed!!!
- Old Picture Frame with the glass taken out (be careful of this step please)-I had a bunch lying around from my many trips to Savers. I believe I got mine for under $5.00
- Wire cutters
- Chicken Wire- Home depot $6.99 for a roll
- Staple Gun
Remove Glass from Frame.
Place the frame on top of the chicken wire and Carefully (yes I have to stress carefully because if you are anything like myself, you will realize after its too late that chicken wire is EXTREMELY sharp once cut. You will also realize that your hands will be a tad bloody…oh wait that could only be me.) cut the chicken wire to fit the frame size.
Once you have the chicken wire cut, place on back of frame. Use staple gun and staple the wire to the frame. Make sure to pull the wire tight. Staple all around the edges. Cut off any extra chicken wire.
Hang your earrings and boom you have got yourself a DIY display.
This is probably the easiest DIY project that I have ever done…and again to top it off I spent between $10.00-$15.00 for this. A bargain if I ever saw one and the beauty is that you can do this too!
As always keep it Grand and Secondhand.