Upcycled Plate Earring and Jewellery Holder

In case you’re on the lookout for a classy and sustainable option to arrange your jewellery, look no additional than our upcycled plate earrings and jewellery holder. This one-of-a-kind piece is created by repurposing a recycled plate and an previous CD or DVD. The result’s a contemporary and minimalist design that is each lovely and useful. It makes a terrific addition to your dresser or may be wrapped and gifted as a helpful handmade present!

jewelry stand on black table with mini rose on top

Upcycled Plate Earring Holder

The earring holder or jewellery stand is the right option to maintain your earrings organized and tangle-free. It is also a terrific dialog starter and makes a singular present for any jewellery lover in your life. Including little holes across the CD makes it straightforward handy your favourite dangly earrings with out worrying about them getting caught in one another or snagged.

In case you like this concept, you may also like a previous craft we made utilizing clay pots to make a jewellery stand. I’ve additionally made this straightforward 2-tier jewellery stand up to now that’s good for slightly lady or tween to make use of for his or her costume jewellery! In case you like making your individual boho jewellery and carrying one thing new every day, then this can be a nice challenge that can assist you maintain your whole newest creations organized!

small basket of hair tools beside gold jewelry stand

How Do I Make the Holes To Grasp Earrings?

To make the holes to carry the earring I’m utilizing my soldering iron. I spotted that many individuals may not have a soldering gun or soldering iron available. In that case, there are different methods to make holes within the jewellery holder. Under are some concepts that can be utilized for this challenge.

  • Maintain a nail or the tip of a skinny screwdriver over a warmth supply (candle flame) then pierce the sting of the CD till it pops by the opposite aspect. You can too use a thick upholstery needle for this however could not have a big sufficient gap for some jewellery to hold.
  • Place the CD onto a bit of wooden, and punctiliously faucet a tack or small nail by it to create holes. Watch out with this technique as it is vitally straightforward to splinter the CD and make it crack by the entire piece.
  • Use a heavy-duty gap punch to create small holes on the sides.
  • If you have already got a scrapbook, you should utilize your Sizzix Tim Holt software to punch holes by the CD.

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two level jewelry stand on dresser by blue candle

How Do I Connect the Items So They Keep Safe?

I’m utilizing my commonplace scorching glue for this as it really works nicely to safe the gadgets collectively. In the end, you need one thing that’s tremendous robust and can maintain the piece securely with the load of the jewellery sitting on prime.

You can too use one thing like an E6000 glue and even Gorilla Glue for a everlasting robust maintain. Superglue works nicely however might be dear to make use of within the quantity wanted for this craft. No matter you select, you need to have one thing that’s going to be safe and never simply peeled off to degrade.

2-tier gold jewelry stand on a wooden table by a small box

What Can I Use for The Center Help?

The center of the jewellery holder may be something you’ve available. I’m utilizing an previous wine glass, which I are inclined to have round, particularly for crafts like this one. You can too use a dowel or different lengthy piece of wooden. A steel straw can also be an choice that would work right here, however that relies upon upon what you’ll use the highest tier for after it’s made.

For a sturdier prime stage, you need one thing with a wider base just like the glass. This distributes the load extra evenly and makes it much less prone to break or fall over.

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gold jewelry stand on white table

What Paint is Finest For Protecting a CD?

I like to make use of spray paint when I’m overlaying the cd. I feel it’s the simplest way and the paint sticks nicely to the cd. An alternative choice is to make use of acrylic paint. This sort of paint is utilized utilizing a paintbrush or foam brush. Any primary acrylic craft glue works for all three of the core items. After all, since you’re portray three completely different items with completely different finishes, spray paint is most probably the best and most inexpensive choice to achieve for when portray this.

gold 2 tier jewelry stand on wood dresser by basket of brushes

What Different Methods Can I Customise My Earring Holder?

Upon getting the final form and design of the earring holder, the sky is the restrict. Getting artistic is part of the method. This challenge, like most that I share, is a primary concept which you could create your individual. Under are some concepts that is likely to be enjoyable by yourself DIY jewellery stand.

  • Paint the stands in several colours to match your fashion or décor.
  • Wrap washi tape across the stem of the glass for an added pop of coloration.
  • Glue beads, sequins, or rhinestones rather than the beaded ribbon for extra sparkle.
  • Add a small animal figurine to the highest earlier than portray to make it enjoyable for a child’s bed room.
  • Use glitter spray paint or brush glitter excessive after the paint dries for extra sparkle.
  • Add a third-tier through the use of two plates with the CD on the highest.

Probably the greatest components of this challenge is how simply you can also make it to suit anybody and their very own private fashion. Add a couple of distinctive touches and you’ve got an ideal birthday present for any girl in your life!

woman in jeans and pink sweater holding gold 2-tier jewelry stand

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plate, glass, cd, soldering iron, and can of spray paint on white table

Learn how to Make A DIY Jewellery Stand

Collect your whole provides and start assembling your stand on a clear workspace. If you can be utilizing spray paint, go forward and lay out a paper or plastic cowl for any desk. I additionally suggest portray exterior or in a well-ventilated house for security.

Use the new glue to connect the glass to the highest of your plate. Place it rim aspect down so it’s the wrong way up on the plate.

hand gluing glass to top of plate

Whereas the glue dries, warmth your soldering iron and punctiliously add holes throughout the sting of the CD. You need to be sure you add these in even numbers so there are at all times 2 holes, one for every earring in a set. I added them round 1″ aside.

hand holding soldering iron against cd

Subsequent, glue the CD onto the bottom of the upside-down wine glass. Maintain in place to seal nicely across the edges.

hand gluing CD on top of wine glass stand

Now, you’ll paint all the stand utilizing 1 to 2 coats of spray paint relying upon the colour and design on the prevailing plate.

lady spray painting jewelry stand on white tableAs soon as all the things is evenly coated, set it apart for at the least half-hour as much as 1 hour to dry utterly.

hands holding jewelry stand painted gold

As soon as the stand is totally dry and never cheesy, you may enhance it with a couple of elaborations. I added a size of beaded ribbon across the base of the wine glass the place it was glued in place on the plate.

hand holding beaded ribbon around

Then add a couple of miniature pretend flowers to the highest middle of the CD.

hand holding fake rose on top of gold earring and jewelry holder

And at last, I added a couple of of those self same flowers across the base of the wine glass cup as an accent.

hand gluing flowers on stem of jewelry stand

As soon as you’re proud of the look, you can begin utilizing it in your personal jewellery.

hand hanging earrings on jewelry stand

Or you may wrap it as a present to a pal!

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lady holding gold jewelry stand

Extra Simple Upcycled Crafts

I really like making enjoyable crafts out of things I have already got available. Under are a couple of extra concepts that make use of previous CDs and comparable gadgets to create a enjoyable new craft. Just be sure you bookmark these concepts, print them out, or pin the tutorial to a crafting Pinterest board to make quickly!

Yields: 1

gold jewelry stand on black table with jewelry on top of stand

Mix an previous CD or DVD with a glass and plate to create your individual customized earring and jewellery holder! The right present!

Prep Time
5 minutes

Lively Time
25 minutes

Extra Time
1 hour

Complete Time
1 hour half-hour



This was made with a ten” dinner plate and commonplace sized wine glass and CD.

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Completed Undertaking Gallery

earring stand painted gold holding jewelry on dresser

A taller glass within the middle would can help you add s-hooks within the holes and dangle necklaces.

gold jewelry stand on black table with jewelry on top of stand

I really like this concept as a stand on the entryway to carry keys and wallets as an alternative of knickknack!

gold painted plate and cd jewelry holder on white table