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a unique and easy way to show off your favorite pictures
This is extremely easy and is a great alternative for putting up pictures instead of framing everything.

Posted by Emily G. Published See Emily G.'s 3 projects »
  • How to make a photo holder. Ribbon Picture Holder - Step 1
    Step 1

    First, start off with some clothespins...you're going to want to paint them. With the clothespins you can get as creative as you want. Do stripes, polka dots! Whatever you want ;) I personally just painted mine black for a more classic look. Let the clothespins dry as you continue onto the next steps.

  • Step 2

    You'll need some ribbon. The length should be however long you wish. Mine is about 6.5 feet.

  • How to make a photo holder. Ribbon Picture Holder - Step 3
    Step 3

    Every foot or so, you're going to need to put some push pins into the wall. How I did this was by twisting and pushing them in, it'll take some muscle but it pays off. =) You could maybe try pushing on it with a hammer...but I'm not sure.

  • How to make a photo holder. Ribbon Picture Holder - Step 4
    Step 4

    Next...hang the ribbon with the push pins. Then, place some photos on the ribbon with the clothespins that you painted (when they're dry).

  • How to make a photo holder. Ribbon Picture Holder - Step 5
    Step 5

    Voila! You're done ;) ....Mine turned out a little jagged looking because of the ribbon i was using, but I'm sure if you get a flexible ribbon you'll be able to make it more "swoopy".

  • How to make a photo holder. Ribbon Picture Holder - Step 6
    Step 6

    Yes....that is me with Tim Gunn (from Project Runway)....be jealous. Lol <3

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BreeXI · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 6 projects
this is really cool Happy and the "jaggedness" you speak of actually looks really good! haha i was thinking, since i move in the fall back to college, instead of push pins do you think sticky tack or something of the sort would hold the ribbon onto the wall?
LovelyJaileen · 8 projects
i spy christofer drew on one of the posters!!!!!
this is cute!! Happy
its better then buying frames which was wat i was planing to do before i saw this
Pam M.
Pam M. · 1 project
Ever Awsome!! be awsome decor in our Family room!!!
This is really nice! I am getting my room redecorated and this will be perfect for the look I am going for, I have loads of pics from my holidays, and the one I just had in Spain, so this will be great, and way cheaper than photo frames!

Thanks for the great idea! and the 'Jaggy' look is really cool! and the ribbon is really cool!

Totally Jealous ! <3, Project Runway is

Taylee · Brookings, South Dakota, US
This is so cute and it will go great with my room! I can't wait to do this, thanks for the how-to! =)

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