Display favorite pictures, paper mementos, and treasured keepsakes in an easy-to-assemble photo display. This simple DIY project allows you to customize the length and shape of basic copper wire to create a fetching photo holder that fits your growing collection. A wood base holds it together in rustic style. Watch and follow our step-by-step instructions below to create your own desktop accessory.
Measure desired length of wire, and cut with wire cutters. We made our tallest piece of wire 10 inches.
Wrap wire tightly around the end of a broom handle 3-4 times. Remove and bend inside of curl in with pliers to tighten the coil. Straighten the tail-end of the wire so it stands upright in the wood block.
Drill a hole in the wood slice the same size as your wire. Only drill about halfway through the wood slice.
Insert wire into hole. Bend wire stem to create fun shapes and sizes.
Repeat Steps 1-4 to make several more wires of various lengths and shapes. Once your wood slice has 4-5 wires, line them up to visualize your design. Remove and put a dab of glue on the end of each wire. Return to the drilled holes and let dry. Add photos of friends, family, and fun times for a custom desk accessory.