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Photos on a Wire

I saw something similar to this on a website somewhere, and I thought I would try making one of my own. It was surprisingly easy (and super fun!)

Approximate Cost: $10
Time to Create: About 10 Minutes

SUPPLIES NEEDED:
• 1/16" Steel Cable (not stainless steel)
• (2) 1/16" Cable Crimp Sleeves
• 5-10 Mini Neodymium Magnets
• Photos
• 3" Circle Punch (Optional)
• Crimping Pliers (not the jewelry-making kind!)

INSTRUCTIONS:

1 • Gather the steel cable, the crimping pliers, and the crimp sleeves.

2 • Thread the cable through the crimp sleeve to make a loop. I found that the cable has a tendency to "fray," so be careful with this step.
3 • Use the crimping pliers to squash the crimp sleeve.


4 • Use the magnets to hang your photos on the wire. For these photos, I made the designs in Photoshop using an awesome freebie paper from Little Dreamer Designs.

Here are a few more images of fun photo wires:

4 comments:

Regina (Lexi) said...

Love it Alexis. Thanks so much for posting this!

Annie said...

what a great project! thanks for sharing!

amymom24 said...

Hi Alexis! I just stumbled upon your blog the other day and I'm loving looking through all your little photo projects! And I love that you give a price range, too - makes me so much more willing to try them out:) Thanks for the inspiration you offer here!!!

faithfulmommy said...

That is SO cute! I can just imagine the possibilities.... birthday banners, holiday wishes, seasonal decorations.. Love this!