Headband and Jewelry Holder

Hey Guys!

I’m sure many of your are prepping for back to school.  This typically involves supplies, bags and stuff.  But, for my ladies it also means accessories 🙂

I have recently replenished the girls’ headband stash and have been in desperate need for some storage for them.  I wanted something cute that they could set up in their room that wasn’t completely an eyesore.  It also needed to be super functional.  I spent $10 on this project for all the supplies but it will make 2 which is great because I also think they double as great necklace and bracelet holders.  Here is what you are going to need….

I got all my supplies at Lowe’s and Hobby Lobby which happen to be conveniently across the street from each other 🙂

I started by cutting my spindle down.  I first cut it in half and then cut about 4″ off the bottom to make it a bit shorter.

I used Gorilla Glue Epoxy for the entire project.

I mixed some on a plate and then covered the bottom of my spindle base.

Then I just stuck it down to my oval. Simple.

My next step was to cut my dowel.  I cut mine about 12″ long and used some epoxy to attach it to the top of my spindle.

Once that dried I screwed in my finial.

My final step was to add my craft circles.  I used the epoxy to add one on each end.

Here it is ready for paint!

This little guy got two coats of Rust-Oleum Painter’s Touch in Blue Sky.

After it was dry I distressed my edges just a bit using some 80 grit sand paper and I was set to go.  We showed you guys how to distress in our last video HERE.

Here it is all finished and functional of course :-)…

And don’t forget it serves great as a necklace and bracelet holder too!!!

What do you think??  My girls love it and I finally freed up a whole drawer in my bathroom 🙂 Yeah!!!

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Have a great week!



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  3. ellenleemans on March 17, 2014 at 6:13 pm

    I love it!! I needed stands and had much more expensive ones in mind. Glad I decided to “visit” Pinterest and find you!! I just bought everything I need and ready to start my new inexpensive project! My table, at the show, will look great with thanks to you. I’m also making the larger one to hang my baby rompers from. Thank you, thank you, thank you!! :))))))

  4. Amber Ayotte on December 6, 2012 at 11:52 am

    I love this and the basket idea! I also make and sell headbands this is such a great way to store them. After the new year I will also be making one for each of my DD’s!

  5. Melisa on November 21, 2011 at 2:36 pm

    I make and sell headbands, when I have my home parties, this is such a cute way for me to display them!!! Thanks for the idea!

  6. Brandy on October 19, 2011 at 12:36 pm

    I really love the idea, but I am having a hard time finding the spindle. Any ideas of where you got which aisle?

    • Laura Freeman on April 4, 2012 at 6:49 pm

      I found a spindle at Lowes but it is a little different. It has a screw in the larger end so I screwed it into the base. I also found this exact finial at Lowes. Base circle and round circles at Hobby Lobby. I had Home Depot cut down a 1 inch square dowel into 3 pieces. Turned out cute.

  7. Lesia on September 16, 2011 at 1:09 pm

    Tooooooo cute! Love it.

  8. [email protected] on August 30, 2011 at 4:08 pm

    LOVE this. So cute and so useful…thanks for sharing!

  9. Linda Arnzen on August 30, 2011 at 2:09 pm

    Very good job, this would also make a wonderful bracelet holder. A little bling could be added in the form of rhinestone buttons. Your creative muscle is very flexible and strong. Thank you for the idea.

  10. Tammy on August 26, 2011 at 1:31 am

    This is really cute. I may have to whip one up, I could really use it! Thanks for sharing it with us 🙂

  11. Kristi on August 25, 2011 at 7:28 pm

    I love this! Between making Jewelry and Headbands, and my 12 year old, I seem to always need more cute storage ideas! Thank you!

  12. wendy on August 24, 2011 at 1:29 pm

    Very good idea, love the color you used. I know your daughter will love it!

  13. Amy on August 23, 2011 at 8:10 pm

    What a wonderful idea!! It turned out so cute, thanks for sharing!!

  14. Just Jaime on August 23, 2011 at 3:00 pm

    Great idea! Love how it turned out!

  15. Jenna, SAS Interiors on August 22, 2011 at 12:42 pm

    Gorgeous…what a great idea, this is definitely unique! I just came across your site through Stumble Upon and now you’ve got a new follower. I’m also going to share this on my facebook account:


  16. SouthernScraps on August 22, 2011 at 2:56 am

    Super cute! I need to make one for necklaces. Traditional ready made holders don’t seem to really be tall enough for most of my necklaces. I could make it to the height I need. Thanks for the inspiration.

  17. Tanya on August 22, 2011 at 1:31 am

    That is super cute and creative. And it is painted one of my fave colors.

    • Shanty2Chic on August 22, 2011 at 2:29 am

      Thanks so much Tanya… Love that color too 🙂

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  20. heather bell on August 17, 2011 at 4:42 pm

    This looks great! I was just looking at my daughter’s headbands and wondering what to do with them!!

  21. Lindsay on August 17, 2011 at 4:36 pm

    This would be SO good for my girls’ headbands. Thanks for giving the awesome tutorial! I love this!

    By the way, I am hosting my very FIRST link party and I would love to have you link this to it–

  22. Rebekah {All Thingz Related} on August 17, 2011 at 1:15 pm

    Hi Whitney! That is just too cute! I wish my daughter would wear headbands BUT we do have plenty of bracelets around here!!

  23. Sonia Rumzi on August 17, 2011 at 8:37 am

    So adorable!

  24. Kara on August 17, 2011 at 5:36 am

    LOVE this! Great gift idea too 🙂 Pinning it!

  25. Lesley on August 17, 2011 at 2:41 am

    What a cute idea!

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  27. Bethany on August 17, 2011 at 1:46 am

    Very cute!

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