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    Getting a picture perfectly hung on the wall is already a difficult task, but it's made even harder when the frame requires two screws or nails. To mark the length between the hangers, DIY blog It's Overflowing recommends using a strip of tape so you can measure the distance and drill the holes stra...

    Pinterest makes me feel so stupid sometimes.. Use tape to measure distance between the two holes, then put the tape on the wall.

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    • Jeanette Brito

      How to hang pictures: use blue tape to measure the distance of the picture frames holes, then place the tape on the wall and insert nails.

    • Liz Rogers

      Hanging pictures: Use blue tape for measuring hole distance, then put tape on wall. DUH WHY DIDNT I THINK OF THIS

    • Kaitlyn Reiter

      Hanging pictures: use blue tape to measure hole distance, then put tape on wall and pound nails through.

    • Venessa Givens

      THIS IS BRILLIANT!! To hang pictures, use blue tape for measuring hole distance, then put tape on wall. PERFECT!!

    • Toni T

      ❁pinterℓee - To hang pictures use blue tape for measuring distance, then put tape on wall.

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