Five Days of Fall: Upcycled Scarf Organizer

Welcome to Day Five of “Five Days of Fall”. Instead of my usual one post this week I’m writing five, each with a different fall-themed idea. Nothing fancy, just some simple, inexpensive ways I cozy things up around here when the leaves start to turn.

In my house Fall marks the end of shaving season and the start of scarf season. So I thought it would be the perfect time to share my Upcycled Scarf Organizer.

upcycled scarf organizer

I made it out of these two unexpected items.

scarf storage before collage text

The idea came when I was shopping for a scarf and realized the retail display rack was the perfect storage solution. It was nothing but a series of “pegs” and plastic rings but it held tons of scarves in a small space. So I set out to recreate it in my closet.

The plastic rings were easy to find. The clearance tag was a bonus.

upcycled scarf organizer

The pegs were more of a challenge. I considered building something or using a pegboard and straight hooks like this. But then I found an unused wine glass rack stashed in the basement! (Similar to this one.) Who says hoarding is a bad thing?

Put those two seemingly random pieces together and you’ve got storage for 24 scarves in a 2 foot wide space.

upcycled scarf organizer

upcycled scarf organizer

upcycled scarf organizer

Oh and in case you’re not sure how to loop the scarves onto the rings (I wasn’t at first), here ya go.

upcycled scarf organizer

upcycled scarf organizer

upcycled scarf organizer

upcycled scarf organizer

upcycled scarf organizer

I’ve been using this hanging rack for a couple years and it still works great. Don’t you just love it when the simplest solution is the best one?

Catch up on days one through four here:
Day One: Fall-Inspired Bookshelf
Day Two: Fall-Themed Chalkboard
Day Three: Pumpkin Flavored Bagel Schmear & Apple Dip
Day Four: Autumn Entry On A Budget

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