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I saw these heart paperclips from Anthropologie on pinterest the other day, and thought they were the absolute cutest, but was bummed to see they were sold out. So, I grabbed some wire I already had at the studio and whipped up a batch in no time! Wouldn’t this be the perfect gift for someone starting a new job (or anyone who geeks out about office supplies like me), just put a bunch in an empty match box. MUAH!! Follow along with the making of this project over on Snapchat (username: ispydiy)! Steps and supplies after the break…

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What you need: 
Craft Wire
Jewelry Pliers 

What to do:
Use the flat pliers create the point in the middle of a piece of 4inch wire.
Create a loop on each side using the round pliers.
Trim the ends. 
Tip:
Sand the ends if they are sharp 


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  1. Aww, love that pic of you sitting on the floor! So cute.

    xo Carlina
    AllergicToVanilla.com

  2. Andrea says:

    Wow! What a bucket of paint can do… Seriously what a transformation! Love the finished piece!! Great job. 🙂
    xo Andrea
    Wonderful and Marvelous

  3. Estupendo este post 🙂 Me viene genial porque tenía ganas de hacer algo similar!! muaks!!

    Hoy os damos consejos para posar ante la cámara!!◎◉◎◉◎Monas de Seda◎◉◎◉◎

  4. Laura says:

    What a wonderful transformation! I love upcycling old furniture to make them fresh and new again. I have an old bureau that I painted, it is now my favourite piece of furniture.

  5. hahahaha oh friends, best episode ever! I have SO many things I want to paint it’s not even funny! I love how this turned out 🙂

  6. wow, this ist wonderful!
    ANNi

  7. inka.wtkyn says:

    niiice! really great recover 😉

  8. Rachelle says:

    WOW that’s awesome you did such a great job.

    xo
    http://pinksole.com

  9. Hannah F says:

    I love the contrast of the silver trim. Looks very put together and chic. Would love to see the paintings DIY.

  10. Ashley says:

    (Pi-vot, pi-vot…name that sitcom!) Friends!!! Funniest episode to date.

    All of those colors are gorgeous! The white looks awesome.

  11. This post is great, I want to make something like this.

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  12. Anonymous says:

    I love the new look. All fits together very nicely. Job well done.

  13. Anonymous says:

    Wow I wish I had the patience to do this, seriously. Great find and makeover.

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  14. Janine Maral says:

    clever idea! I want to try this out now!

    – Janine
    http://theeoptimist.blogspot.com

  15. Anonymous says:

    This is a super idea for your condo. Makes the room brighter. Love the plants.

  16. Hannah Marr says:

    i’d be afraid to paint in that cute outfit lol! but it’s a great finished piece. xo

    hannah
    http://www.bemorethrifty.blogspot.com

  17. Lys says:

    What a huge change, just with some paint! The result looks great.

  18. Klaudia. says:

    I love the room! The play is such a cool display! <3

    http://styleitwithme.blogspot.co.uk

  19. you did a great job! it looks wonderful….Pivot! Pivot! funny episode of friends. my favorite show ever!I have so many DIY projects I need to do! Thanks for the inspiration!

  20. Ellie says:

    Pi-vot!! Friends 🙂 Oh Ross…
    “I’d like to return this couch.” “Sir it’s cut in half.”

    Looks beautiful!! I’m loving all your apartment updates! It keeps me inspired.

  21. Jela Egbe says:

    really good idea! 🙂

    Love jelaegbe.blogspot.de

  22. Kelly T says:

    such a great piece, love the mirrored sides!

    //Birdie Shoots//

  23. Anonymous says:

    Great diy, girl. It turned out spectacular. Love the look.

  24. Milex says:

    It’s better than I would excepted

  25. LOOKS GOOD! I love all those different paint colours, hard to choose one!
    I have also painted some funiture, look
    http://inspiroivasekasotku.blogspot.fi/

  26. Maria G. says:

    Amazing! This is something that I can relate to as I am also a sucker for painting. Just last week, I repainted my dresser and was also happy with the results. For me, don’t worry about choosing bright colors. Sometimes they amaze you in different ways than dark colors. They make an object unique and modern. Lowes is a good choice!

  27. Bev Feldman says:

    I love giving old pieces of furniture a facelift–this looks great! And that has to be one of the most hilarious Friends episodes you referenced–I think of it every time I move!

  28. Xiomara says:

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    it includes helpful Information.

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