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Monday, February 06, 2012

What to do with the blank wall behind your bedroom door

I live in a condo and my bedroom wall is right against the bedroom wall of the neighboring unit. We used to have a very passionate couple as our neighbors and, boy, they made love really noisily. I didn't have to press my ear on the wall behind my bedroom door. We can hear them from our bed from across the room! I used to tell Vince, "Dammit, let's do it and drown them out!"

Well, they moved out some time ago and so, last week, I found a new thing to do with that blank wall: It will be where I keep my necklaces!
Vince doesn't like hammering nails (that's why he bought power tools) so... 
... this was a true labor of love.
Tada! So neat and pretty!
I have a lot of necklaces but I never get to use them much because they're all bunched up in a messy bowl. Really terrible. So I edited my collection and decided that I will only keep a dozen. Yes, just 12 pieces! If I want a new necklace, I'll have to get rid of an old one. The simple solution above really helps!

Thank you so much, Vince! I super love you for organizing my life!

P.S. Ok, I found other necklaces buried in my closet this weekend and I couldn't part with them so now I have 2 necklaces per hook! So... just 24 pieces! No more than 24! (Wish me luck!)

11 comments:

  1. Saw something similar in an IKEA catalog and will hang my necklaces the same way too, instead of hanging them wherever.

    But unlike you, I probably have about 6 necklaces lang, although I am lemming for a bright pink necklace made from wooden balls. My hubby will also be the one to attach the hooks, although he doesn't know it yet hehehehe

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  2. Your necklaces are so pretty! Where do you usually get them? I'm especially loving the turquoise ones.

    ~Dea
    http://deaguwapa.com

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  3. LOL at the "let's drown them out" HAHA! And nice! For my wall I usually tape my calendar :)


    Almira :)
    numbertwohere

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  4. Dea, most of them are handmade by friends =) Actually, I only have 3 necklaces that I bought from a shop. All of my necklaces were made by friends!

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  5. Jillsabs, if you read my comment above, that's the reason why I have so many necklaces--I keep buying/commissioning my friends to make for me. It's my show of support for their hobbies =)

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  6. Haha. By next week, I predict there will be 36! :p

    http://wonderwomanrises.blogspot.com

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  7. I have a ton of necklaces. We can't drill into the walls (renting) so I decided to hang them from the closet doorknobs. It works, and looks nice too!

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  8. frances! that second necklace from the left. is that from benjie angeles from 2005? i have a similar one and i also still have it. it's a gem kasi!

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  9. I've got a trillion necklaces too and I'm puzzling over a good way to organize them! This is a nice idea. :)

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  10. LOL at your noisy neighbors! I think we used to be like those people. Hahaha!

    Very sweet of Vince for organizing your necklaces and sort of decorating your bare wall. This is a great alternative to those necklaces/bracelet holders ah.

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  11. KrissyKross, I don't remember. Parang yes but di ako sure! The fifth and last ones are definitely from Benjie =)

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