diy {chicken wire frame & memory card clips}

Thank you for all the sweet comments about my niece. It has been 4 days since I last saw her (granted I have been out of town for 3 days). I miss her. I have some pictures of her and her daddy that are a little different than what I normally do. I am working on a post for them next week, maybe Monday….

I’m still working on details in the playroom. One thing I wanted to include was a spot to display pictures and artwork by the kids. Several years ago I bought a gold mirror from Garden Ridge and painted it black for our living room. It hasn’t been used in a long time so I decided to take the mirror out and give the frame a new life.

After removing the mirror, I painted the frame a bright yellow. Then I stapled chicken wire to the back side of the frame. When I bought the chicken wire from Atwoods the man working that department asked if I needed any pointers for my chicken coop. I told him I was making a frame for artwork. He shook his head and walked away.

To hold pictures to the chicken wire I hot glued small clothes pins to the back of some of my Charlie Harper memory cards. I let the boys pick out their favorite cards to use.

Super easy, super affordable and I think it is pretty practical and cute!

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  • Rachel - I love that yellow. Wow! Thanks so much for the project Ashley! I’ll be linking.

  • Jamie - very pretty :) come on over and link up to MMM so I can feature you next week !!!

  • Melinda - Oh my goodness! I just found your blog today and your work made me so happy my heart was fluttery! I might even cry! What a wonderful WONDERFUL place and so many creative and inspiring ideas! I can’t wait to get some chicken wire!! (Among other things!)

  • Kristen - I copied this idea, but instead of using it for snapshots, etc. I hung it in my little girls room as a place to store her ever growing collection of hair clips! LOVE IT!

  • 5 on friday. - [...] eventually one for the each of the kids would be fun to put up their own treasures. Here’s the link to do it [...]

  • karen - cute…i did this same thing about 10yrs ago with a barn wood frame and chicken wire to display some black and white rustic cowboy pics of my sweet little boys (6yrs and 4yrs old at the time.) now my little sweeties are 16 and 14!!!

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  • Spring Break Memories {wall-art Wednesday} « Phreckle Face Blog - [...] fabulously fun and inspirational idea from ashley ann photography ! I LOVE! LOVE! the fabulous sunshine yellow frame filled to the brim with fun filled [...]

  • Kirstie - I love this! I have some old windows that I bought at a thrift store because they were so cool and had yet to do anything with them until I saw this post! I took out all the glass, repainted the frame and added coil wire strands along the backside to hang up photographs and random things; they look so pretty! Thanks for the inspiration, your site is amazing! It’s a new favorite of mine!

  • carla - I made this with a large old window frame and it came out awesome, super easy. Every January I take everything down and go through it, saving those special mementos and gleefully throwing away the rest, knowing that I gave it its due and enjoyed it while I had it!

  • Melody - That’s too fun! I love it.

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  • Laura - Wow, I really love it! I’ll try to build one by myself, but I’m not sure yet if I’ll be able to do so… I found another inspiration for the clips on a website called “Just little things”. I’ll post some photos on my blog if I’ll ever finish that project…
    Greetings from Germany

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  • Katie - Do you have any ideas for the extra picture frame glass? I just made three of these and hate to just throw the glass away! Thank you!!

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  • Q & A {levi’s room} » The Macs - [...] until the frames are 50% off though…it makes them much more reasonable! Ashley has a great¬†tutorial¬†if you want to make one. * * * * * Q:¬†I love the multicolored card/print with levi’s [...]

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  • Alysa - Love your blog. I sort of stumble upon you and fell in love. God bless your big beautiful family. Thanks for blessing me with some good ideas too. Alysa

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