Mint box earphone holder

IMG_3501Do you absolutely hate tangled earphones, especially when you’re really in the mood for some soothing stress-free music???

Detangling those phones definitely increases my stress levels. Can you imagine spending 20 mins figuring this out?? Ughhh 😦


Plus, I can never find them in my bag with all my other junk. I found this cool recycling idea for old Tictac boxes to store earphones and thought why not use the icebreakers mint box for the same.IMG_3500

What you need:

  1. An empty mint box ( I used the icebreakers box)
  2. Fabric mod podge
  3. Fabric scraps
  4. Push pins and toothpicks
  5. Wire, black sharpie and scissors

What you do:

  • Clean out the mint box thoroughly with soap and water and let dry completely. Β  Β  Β  Β  Β  Β  Β IMG_3488
  • Use a push pin to make two holes on either side of the smaller opening on the box and use a toothpick to make the holes bigger (you will add some wire through for hanging, if needed).
  • Measure the openings on the box (it forms a smaller circle).
  • Get a square piece of fabric or card stock (I used some spare fabric I had laying around). Use a sharpie to draw an outline of the inner circle (formed by the openings).
  • Cut it out. Make sure it fits right over the two openings. Cut the circle into 2 equal halves.
  • Stick the two halves over the two openings using mod podge (make sure there are no bubbles; use a ruler or pencil to gently press the cloth to smooth it out).
  • Just wind the headphones through two of your fingers and gently insert it into the box.IMG_3500

I added some wire through the holes to hang on my bag πŸ™‚ Now I’ll always find them πŸ™‚

Optional: You can make bigger holes to add a keychain through. You might need to use an art drill. Β IMG_3497


10 Comments Add yours

  1. heyhunnyy says:

    such a good idea!! wow!!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Clever idea! I always spend too much time detangling my headphones πŸ˜›

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Elzie says:

      I do too! I’ve accidentally ripped a few and this seems to be a great solution!

      Liked by 2 people

      1. So have I 😦


  3. Great idea! I’ll get to it soon!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Send me a pic after you’re done. Would love to see how it turns out.


    1. Thank you πŸ˜€ So useful too.


  4. Fortjie says:

    Awesome idea. A very innovative blog. I love itπŸ’œ


    1. πŸ˜€ Thanks a lot.


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