House keys are small objects that can cause problems if they disappear. DIY key holder ideas help you securing house keys when not using them.
These holders can also work as simple decorations, especially when placed near the entryway.
Here are 20 DIY holders you can imitate to secure your keys.
1. Wall Concrete Monogram Holder
This monogram holder was made of handicraft concrete mix. You can mold the concrete into your monogram and attach hooks to hang your keys.
This is a great tool to secure keys and create personalized decoration.
2. Key Holder Board with Fake Mini Plant
This key holder board has beautiful pastel color for popping look. A mini fake succulent creates a more prominent decorative element.
A two-point metal hook makes perfect key holder near the entryway.
3. Vintage Key Holder from Old Frame
This vintage key holder consists of a burlap sheet, old frame, and hook to keep your keys. Several antique skeleton keys and keyholes were attached to create the classic look.
Repaint the frame to match your personality, but let the distressed wood look stay.
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4. Wooden Slab Key Holder with Color Blocking
Color blocking technique made this wooden slab more vibrant. Attaching small hooks and sticking the slab near the entryway will do the trick.
You can also add words on this key holder, such as a reminder to take and hang the key back.
5. Simple Keychain with Chapstick Holder
This key chain holder was made from polka dot fleece, ready-to-purchase straps, and a split ring.
A perfect companion for a busy person, this key holder is perfect if you must look perfect all the time without chapped lips (while still securing your keys).
6. Hotel-inspired Key Holders
This hotel key card holder offers homey, welcoming sight in your entryway. Each key is attached to a hook, surrounded by a metal label frame.
The wooden board was coated with dark brown paint, creating an old-school look of a vintage hotel.
7. Key Holder from Painted Animal Toys
Use old animal toys into a woodland themed key holder. Cut two toys into the half, preferably animals that you can attach keys on.
Spray-painted the animals with gold paint and attach them to a wooden board and stick it near the entryway.
8. Fridge Magnet Key Holder
This magnetic key holder is attached to a fridge, making the key easier to spot. The “board” is a flexible cork sheet, with a magnet attached to the back.
You can paint the cork and add a colorful hook before sticking it to the fridge.
9. Peg Board Key Holder
This pegboard key holder has several holes that correspond to several colorful peg sticks. Each peg is a place to hang a key.
You can pull out a peg when using a key, and return it to the peg hole along with the key.
10. Painted Driftwood Key Holder
This key holder made use of clean driftwood to create practical decoration. Several hooks were attached to the wood to place the keys.
The wood was stuck to the wall, creating a personalized decoration.
11. Key Holder in a Cabinet
This cabinet provides a hidden key holder for more privacy. The cabinet has a simple structure with a wooden plank base. There are rows of hooks attached to the base for hanging the keys.
You can coat the exterior to match the interior.
12. Beautiful Peacock Key Holder
This key holder was created from Styrofoam, cardboard, coloring, glue, and decorative beads. The key holder is artsy and unique, perfect for drawing the eyes.
Attach simple hooks along the peacock’s tail to hang the keys.
13. Elegant, Contemporary Key Holder
This key holder has an elegant, contemporary look. The key attachment was from a necklace pendant. Each key was connected to the pendant with a leather cord.
The result is a unique, “mature,” and elegant key holder that will look great in any modern house.
14. Iron Key Holder with Word Decoration
This key holder was made of cast iron with a dark coat, giving a slightly retro touch despite the modern design. The word “keys” makes it easier to find.
You will not forget to hang or grab your key anymore with this loud key holder.
15. Simple Lego Key Holder
This DIY Lego key holder is perfect as a small project if you have unused Lego pieces. You can experiment with various Lego shapes and combinations.
Attach the board with strong glue or drill to the wall. This creative holder will also make your kids happy and develop good habits.
16. Cute Couple Key Holder
Make your key holder more personal by adding a personalized touch. The board can be decorated with your initials, names, or pictures that symbolize you and your mate.
This is a perfect place to hang house and car keys (or one key and its duplicate).
17. Simple Pallett Key Holder
This key holder was made from old wooden pallets. The distressed wood makes it more rustic. The keys are hung from screws that were attached to certain depths.
You can also create a text by arranging the screws.
18. Key and Mail Holder
This key and mail holder is vintage but still useful in the modern era. If you still receive printed mails, there is no reason to not having this key holder.
The hooks make the keys easy to snatch, while the open box and mesh wire offer an ideal place for any mail.
19. Doorknob Key Holder
Make use of old doorknobs by attaching them to a board, creating a unique key holder. You can use the knob’s pairing key as the “hook,” while the actual key is attached to it.
This makes your keys attached more securely.
20. Key Chain Rack from Old Jacks
These key chain racks were made from old jacks, plugs, and network cables. You can insert and pull the keys out with easy moves.
The “click” sound makes sure that your keys are secured. You should create a tagging system to avoid confusion of finding the right key.
These DIY key holder ideas are creative and easy. They will prevent scattered keys and help you to be more organized.