Wednesday, April 24, 2013

DIY ~ Wire Memory Keeper…


Here is a simple project that takes minutes to make…



DIY Wire Memory Keeper
 
 
 
While browsing Pinterest Sunday morning, I came across this simple wire memory keeper and decided to put down my coffee and make one for myself!
 
Just 3 supplies needed…
 
 
 
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Some black wire – I used 20 gauge – a tape measure, and needle nose pliers/clippers.


Measure 4 lengths of wire – 36 inches each…



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Divide the pieces, and start twisting 2 at a time around each other…
 
 
 
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After a couple of inches of twist - make a loop with 2 of the wires…
 
 
 
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Continue twisting…
 
 
 
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After making your loops every couple of inches on alternating sides of your line, you will end up with this…



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To make your hanger, twist 2 of the wires together…



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Use your needle nose pliers to loop around and twist onto base. Then form the other two wires into your curly-Q’s…



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For the bottom…use your needle nose pliers to make 4 curly-Q’s…
 
 
 
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Ready to hang on the wall…
 
 
 
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And fill with your favorite photos, ticket stubs, business cards, memories…



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So simple and quick…my coffee didn’t even get cold! Gotta love a project like that!



Sharing with ~ House of Hepworths
 
 
 
 

5 comments:

  1. Really cute! I've seen those in catalogs and stores for at least $10. :)

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  2. How cute! What a great idea! Great for teenagers.

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  3. That is a really, really cute idea. I'm not seeing a pin it button ~ am I overlooking it?

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  4. So clever!! So practical. Thanks for sharing.

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