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Wire Picture Display

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Show off your loveliest pictures with this easy-to-make wire display.

work of the heart

Project Overview

Skill Level

Beginner

Estimated Time

A few hours

Estimated Cost

$$$$$

Tools and Materials

Tools

  • Wire Cutter

Materials

  • 12-ounce Valspar spray paint, gloss berry, #282290
  • Galvanized 18-gauge wire, 110 feet/pack, #62933

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Instructions

Step 1

Cut your desired length of wire with a wire cutter. (This will determine the height of your picture display.) We used 4 feet for ours.

Step 2

Before you begin, straighten the wire to make shaping easier.

Step 3

Wire heart frame full view

Mold the base of the display. Create one big circle and spiral the wire into little circles within that, as shown.

Step 4

After making 3 or 4 circles for the base, mold a straight vertical line.

Step 5

Bend the wire to form a heart and shape a tail in the back to keep pictures in place.

Step 6

Spray paint, let dry--then start enjoying your picture-perfect results!