Are you the type of person to carry your earbuds with you wherever you go? If so, you’ve probably found them in a tangled mess in your bag more than once. I know I have. But we’ve found an easy solution — bunches of them, actually. Whether you’re looking for cute and cuddly or low-key and practical, like to sew, or don’t even know how to thread a needle, one of these 16 DIY earbuds cases is for you. Now more do you need to fret about tangled, or even lost earbuds. They will be safe and tangle free, right where you left them.
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Easy DIY Earbuds Cases
Jazz up an old mint container to hold your earbuds. You can either toss the container in your purse or attach it to a keyring to hang outside your bag. Smart!
This version only requires a bit of felt and ribbon and a glue gun. Seems easy enough – it can be done in 10 minutes or less!
Here’s another felt option that’s a little more dressed up with some stitching and a button.
If you can sew, though, try your hand at this DIY earbuds case. It’s just lovely.
This wool owl earbud case is just darling! It would be an amazing DIY gift.
Keep it simple with a couple of clothespins. Paint them and add washi tape to dress them up a bit.
If you’re not much of a seamstress (neither am I), this duct tape earbuds holder seems easy enough. Unfortunately, there are no instructions, but you can likely figure out how to fashion one for yourself. And since duct tape now comes in so many fun colors and patterns, you can make it really pretty!
If like me, you’re always losing your earbuds (which is why I never buy expensive ones), maybe this keyring earphone pouch will help. I almost always know where my keys are!
You can turn an empty Mentos gum container into a pretty handy earbuds case, as you can use the earbuds and keep them contained at the same time.
Give the kids their own unique headphone cases. These are made with perler beads, and you can make any design you like. Critters, superheroes, rainbows… let your imagination run wild.
Put your old credit cards to use. This is also a good option for those preapproved cards that come in the mail.
At your desk, simply attach a binder clip to the desk, and wrap your headphones around them. That’ll let you keep them within quick reach without cluttering up your desktop.
This bear organizer holds the phone and headphones, and you have to admit that it’s pretty darn adorable.
Try your hand at a crocheted cord holder. This version seems simple enough.
Here’s another no-sew cute-as-a-button option: a taco earbuds holder! Don’t you love it?
So when you have a song stuck in your head, or just a desperate need to get away for a minute, you can trust that, with these solutions, you don’t have to worry about the frustration of tangled earbuds. Did you find your perfect solution?This post may contain affiliate links. For more information please review our disclosure policy.