Keep Everything In Its Place With This Gorgeous Letter Holder

Diply 29 Jun 2018

If you're like me, you probably have a pile of mail that you've been meaning to deal with: cards from family and friends, bills, and reminders that your insurance needs to be renewed or that you need to book a dentist appointment.

Instead of looking all over for the mail (and usually forgetting about a couple key items), make yourself a stunning letter holder instead to keep organized and chic at the same time.

Get out that drill and gather up the rest of your materials. 

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We'll start with the brass rings.

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Use the tin snips to cut each ring in half. We're going to use both halves as matching semicircles, so make sure they're even.

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Then, grab your piece of wood. 

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Place half a brass ring in the bottom left corner and mark where the ends would go. Then, move the ring to the top right corner and repeat the process.

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Line up the two leftmost dots with a ruler.

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You're going to make four evenly spaced dots between to make a diagonal line. Repeat this process for the right side as well.

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Drill holes where you put the dots, but not all the way through the wood.

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You can mark the depth you want on the drill bit with tape so that you know not to push the drill past that line.

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Time to get painting!

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After you've painted the wood in your favorite color, you need to add the ring halves. Dot some craft glue onto the ends of your ring and push them into the holes you've made.

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Repeat this process until you have a diagonal line of ring halves glued into the wood. 

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Looks pretty snazzy, right? Now we just need the glue to dry, and we're done.

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Add letters, cards, notes, books, or anything you need to organize or display.

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Make sure you check out the video at the top of the page to see the full tutorial in action!

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