10 Minute DIY to Try: Hanging DIY Wall Organizer

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Make a hanging DIY wall organizer like this one from Paper and Stitch. Click through for the tutorial and a peek into Brittni Mehlhoff's home. #diyidea #diyhome #diy #diyorganizer #wallorganizer #howtoproject #homeproject #organicmodern #masterbedroom

Organize hangable items in minutes with this hanging DIY wall organizer that looks cool and only takes a few minutes to put together. This project is so easy (and useful) that I made not one but two! One for the bedroom and one for the bathroom.

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Make a hanging DIY wall organizer like this one from Paper and Stitch. Click through for the tutorial and a peek into Brittni Mehlhoff's home. #diyidea #diyhome #diy #diyorganizer #wallorganizer #howtoproject #homeproject #organicmodern #masterbedroom

Jeff and I have been using this DIY hanging wall organizer for hats and bags in the bedroom. And then in the bathroom, we use it for towel storage and other bathroom items that get used a lot…my dry brush, the hair dryer (which is in that polka dot bag), etc.

Here’s what you’ll need to make your own…

Materials Needed

  • 36 inch long dowel rod (can be any dimension you’d like)
  • 1 inch wide leather straps (I used this leather from Amazon)
  • S hooks
  • scissors
  • leather hole punch (optional)
  • 2 nails and a hammer

How to Make a DIY Hanging Wall Organizer

If needed, cut your dowel rod down to the size you need, with a saw. I just used the length as is without cutting for mine though. 

1. If using a decorative knot like mine, cut the leather straps into two pieces that are each — in length. OR for a cleaner look,  cut the leather straps into two pieces that are each — in length and fold over around the dowel as a simpler option.

2. If you’re knotting the leather, wrap both pieces of leather around the dowel rod and knot tightly – leaving a generous amount of leather at the top for nailing into the wall. If you’re doing a simple flap for the leather, skip this step.

3. Next, you can opt to punch a hole in each piece of leather where your nail will go. OR skip this step and hammer straight through the leather into the wall.

4. Hammer the leather into the wall, while the leather straps are attached to the dowel rod. Add S hooks and it’s ready to use.

Make a hanging DIY wall organizer like this one from Paper and Stitch. Click through for the tutorial and a peek into Brittni Mehlhoff's home. #diyidea #diyhome #diy #diyorganizer #wallorganizer #howtoproject #homeproject #organicmodern #masterbedroom

You can also add gold hoops (mine are from Amazon) and corded loops to the finished piece if you run out of S hooks or want a little more variety in the lengths of where things hang, etc.

Make a hanging DIY wall organizer like this one from Paper and Stitch. Click through for the tutorial and a peek into Brittni Mehlhoff's home. #diyidea #diyhome #diy #diyorganizer #wallorganizer #howtoproject #homeproject #organicmodern #modernbathroom #bathroomorganizer #bathroomorganization

Make a hanging DIY wall organizer like this one from Paper and Stitch. Click through for the tutorial and a peek into Brittni Mehlhoff's home. #diyidea #diyhome #diy #diyorganizer #wallorganizer #howtoproject #homeproject #organicmodern #masterbedroom

Make a hanging DIY wall organizer like this one from Paper and Stitch. Click through for the tutorial and a peek into Brittni Mehlhoff's home. #diyidea #diyhome #diy #diyorganizer #wallorganizer #howtoproject #homeproject #organicmodern #modernbathroom #bathroomorganizer #bathroomorganization

Make a hanging DIY wall organizer like this one from Paper and Stitch. Click through for the tutorial and a peek into Brittni Mehlhoff's home. #diyidea #diyhome #diy #diyorganizer #wallorganizer #howtoproject #homeproject #organicmodern #masterbedroom

Photography Brittni Mehlhoff

What other ways could you use this DIY wall organizer? Any more ideas for ways to use it?

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It looks both stylish and is super practical, I love the idea and the combination of leather and wood!
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Michelle | October 10th, 2018 at 8:25 am

Thanks Michelle. The leather and wood combo is definitely one of my faves right now. 🙂

Brittni | October 10th, 2018 at 10:00 am

This looks so cute! I totally need to try making one!

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Paige Cassandra Flamm | October 10th, 2018 at 11:13 am

Thanks Page! Yes, you should absolutely give this one a try! It’s been such a handy organizational tool for us and so fast to out together. Which is why we’ve already made two. 🙂

Brittni | October 10th, 2018 at 11:50 am

Love the DIY and the design is awesome.

Rami | October 11th, 2018 at 9:51 am

Thanks Rami! Appreciate that. 🙂

Brittni | October 12th, 2018 at 12:13 pm
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