How to Make a Photo Clip String Set

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Learn how to make a photo clip string set in this do-it-yourself dorm décor project. This piece of wall art can easily be made using common household items. Continue reading for the tutorial!

Materials & Equipment

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To make this photo clip string set, you will need clothespins, cord or twine, paint and a paintbrush, and a permanent marker. Of course you’ll need items to hang on it! Use anything from pictures of family and friends to magazine cut outs and inspirational quotes.

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Paint the clothespins with at least two layers of paint. Once the paint dries, use a permanent marker to add a unique design to each clothespin.

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Tie a knot on each end of the cord and attach it on the wall with thumbtacks. Clip your photos and other items to the cord.

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