How to make a framed photo holder with chicken wire

If you have a hard time deciding which photos to display, this chicken wire photo holder is perfect for you. It offers enough space for several of your favorite photos, and you can change them any time you please. They are attached with simple clothespins.
With its shabby chic painted frame, this would visual interest to almost any home. Check out the video and the instructions below if you want to learn how to make your own.
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Materials
- Wooden photo frame
- White acrylic paint
- Paintbrush
- Sheet of cardboard
- Sanding block
- Work gloves
- Chicken wire
- Wire cutters
- Staple gun
- Clothespins
Instructions
1. Remove the backing and the glass from the photo frame.
2. Give the frame a light coating of white acrylic paint, making sure that some of the natural wood shows through for a rustic distressed look.
3. Once the paint has dried, use a sanding block to further distress the frame.
4. Cut a piece of chicken wire slightly smaller than the frame.
5. Staple the chicken wire onto the back of the frame and attach some of your favorite photos.
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