DIY: Personalized Hangers

Before you read this post, I should add a disclaimer that I am in no way an expert DIYer or even a remotely crafty person. (#wouldthatIcould).

But since this is a blog about saving money, I’m sharing one easy way I kept some of my hard earned dollars in my own pocket. (And if you really hate crafty posts, have no fear – I’m not creative enough for more than one, so I’ll be back next week with a post about saving money on groceries.)


If you’ve ever been on Pinterest, you’ve likely seen pins of hangers personalized with names or dates either on the hanger itself or in the wire of the lower bar. When I was planning my wedding, I loved the idea of these hangers as functional and sweet ways to display the gift bags I put together for my bridesmaids, and later, to hang their bridesmaid dresses.

I turned to Etsy to see what my options were, and while there were tons of adorable choices, the price was not so cute. At the time, the best price I could find was around the $20 per hanger range – now, the average appears to be around $25.

I could not justify spending $80 to $100 on effing clothes hangers.

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