Sometimes, all you need for a better solution to an annoying problem is a shift of perspective.
If you don't have this stuff already lying around your house, you'll need to grab a few things...
1x 5½ x 24-inch piece of wood, $27.42
Wooden hangers, $16.99
1¼-inch wood screws, $5.79
1¼-inch wire nails, $5.76
Drill bit set, $4.91
Full list of supplies here.