Are your rings often in a heap on your dresser? Even in plates and bowls, rings tend to get messy.
I have no idea how I’ve put up with digging out my rings or even forgetting about some at the bottom of the heap:
Unfortunately, a lot of the ring holders I see in stores are somewhat old-school. I wanted something simple with a clean look. I also wanted to wall mount this to free up space on my dresser.
And so I made my own using a spare small box and some cheap melamine foam that you can get at the two-dollar store. (For those in Singapore, I got it at Daiso!)
Sharing how I made this ring holder box here so you can make one of your own. Cheap and fast – who wouldn’t like it! :)
Find a box of an appropriate size (I used the lid of a small box so that it wouldn’t be too deep for my rings). The foam I used came in bars so you can cut them to size.
Cut the foam to the width of the box. I don’t love measuring so I stuffed one end in and marked the sides sticking out with a pencil. After that, just join the line with a ruler and cut. I’d recommend a pen knife with a ruler for a cleaner cut compared to scissors.
Depending on the foam that you got and the height of your rings, you’ll probably want to cut the remaining pieces into half again length-wise. Then, stuff all the foam back in the box! You can glue the foam down if you like but mine was snug enough to stay in. If you slot in thicker rings, that’ll also help to hold the foam in.
I probably put in more photos than necessary, but you get the idea :)
And there you have it! And here comes the best part – mounting it on a wall to save precious space on the dresser!
Have a good weekend everyone and cheers to neater dressers! :)
Update: I’ve since created another tutorial for chunky rings here! Click on to find out how to make it, or combine the two for a multi-purpose ring box.
Pretty cool and cheap DIY!
Thanks Guapizimo! :)
What a cool idea! It looks so aesthetic :)
Thank you! Am glad you like it :)
Jewelry Rage says
A great diy really simple. Thanks for the post!
Glad you enjoyed it and hope it helped you!
so lovely and very easy to make. You have amazing rings too :) Thanks for sharing :)
Aww thanks Erika! Always a pleasure to share :)
Momo Owens says
I love this!
I DIY same box and introduce this on my blog.
Thanks for sharing Momo! Love what you made! :)
I love this idea, you have inspired me to go buy some foam and make myself one! I was just curious as to how you then mounted the ring box onto your wall? Thanks Louise
Thank you Louise! I’ll be working on a tutorial for a ring holder for chunky rings so stay tuned :) To mount the ring box, you can use 3M command poster strips (I love using the command series for a ton of things as it won’t damage your wall). If you prefer, huge chunks of blue tack around your box should do the trick too. Hope this helps!
Ah thanks so much for your reply, had never heard of the 3M command poster strips , but will be looking to pick them up when I get my foam! :)
You’re welcome Louise :) Hope you find the 3M command strips. The series is really good in mounting various items on walls without leaving a mark during removal!
Ooohhh…i love the idea! I’ll start making one now ;) thanks
My pleasure! Have fun :)
OMG THIS IS INGENIUS! I’ve never thought about this! Thank you Michele! Your website is full of DIY which is totally so cool to me! (:(:
Thank you Danette! :)
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