Rustic and Simple DIY Jewelry Tree


Rustic and Simple DIY Jewelry Tree

A DIY jewelry organizer like this one is both decorative and functional!

Rustic and Simple DIY Jewelry Tree
Rustic and Simple DIY Jewelry Tree

Use materials from nature to make a literal DIY jewelry tree! Wrap twine around branches and "plant" them in a chic pot with decorative moss for a jewelry organizer with a rustic look. Spend an afternoon with the kids gathering branches from your yard that have several smaller twigs branching off. The more intricate your branches, the better! From there you will have your main material already on hand to make this organizer. You have a great deal of flexibility with the size and location of the organizer, making it perfect for any crafter! Make a jewelry display in neutral colors so the jewelry itself really shines.

Time to CompleteWeekend project

MaterialsNature Material

Primary TechniqueHome Decor


Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Rustic and Simple DIY Jewelry Tree
  • Westcott Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
  • Twine
  • Westcott Scissors
  • Plaster of paris
  • Water
  • A stick to stir the plaster of paris
  • Container for base (ceramic plant pot, with no hole in the base)
  • Strong tape (optional)
  • Moss for decoration (optional)


From Westcott: "Put your earrings and necklaces on display with this decorative piece, a cute addition to your dresser or bathroom counter!"

  1. Strip any loose bark away from the branches, rinse away any soil, and allow to fully dry indoors next to a radiator.

  2. Gather branches and tape them together at the base. You can cheat a little by using the Westcott Glue Gun and tape to add extra twigs where needed! Cut twine into manageable lengths, and apply the glue, using your Westcott Glue Gun, in a strip along the branch, approximately 1 cm at a time. Wrap twine, then add more glue further along the branch, and so on.

  3. Once branches are fully wrapped, mix the plaster of paris and water into your chosen base. Leave space for decoration once dry, to hide the plaster. Stand branches upright and support against a wall.

  4. Once plaster is fully dry, drizzle some glue to the plaster and add some reindeer moss for decoration. Sand, soil or pebbles are other options.

  5. Finished! Enjoy your new bespoke jewelry tree.

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I have several jewelry cases with clear zippered pockets where I keep my necklaces and pins. I also have a couple of ring cases with a clear top that I keep about 50 pairs of earrings. I also have a jewelry box and a hanging jewelry case with clear pouches that I keep my holiday theme jewelry and costume jewelry.

I have a big stand up jewelry chest that I keep in my closet. It holds and organizes all my pieces, which I can always find easily and quickly.

I have a pretty piece of wood trim on my wall with a double row of brass cup hooks for hanging necklaces. It makes a colorful wall decoration!

Yes, I have a small, metal, ,tree-like stand!


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