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4 Uses for Cable Ties

by Amy on December 18th, 2012

There is an old saying, if it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it must be a duck. While that is true in many instances, it is definitely not true with cable ties. Cable ties are a staple in any electrician’s tool box, but did you know that there are many other uses around the home and office that you did not even think about? Here are five different uses for cable ties that you may not have thought of.

1: Making Decorations

This adorable spider was made by Martha Stewart using black cable ties and other objects.


This cute snowman Christmas wreath is put together with green cable ties. The instructions on how to make this wreath can be found at

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This woman made a Christmas tree using cable ties and mess. Is is not pretty. I am thinking of doing this one this year. She includes step by step instructions on her blog.

christmas tree cable tie

This Better Homes and Garden herbal Christmas wreath is also put together with cable ties. Directions can be found here:

Martha Stewart uses cable ties to make this beautiful Autumn center piece.


2: Jewerly

Ambre France, a jeweler in the UK has fun making jewelry from cable ties. She makes earrings, bracelets, and rings out of cable ties. You can view her jewelry at the website:

Heather M Skowood makes some pretty jewelry with cable ties.

3: Home Decorations

Andi Regan in New Zeland makes these beautiful wreaths that are not for the holidays. These are made to hang on the wall all year round.—orange%2C-red/34385

andi regan wreath

This bowl is pretty awesome. This person used several different sizes of cable ties to make this work. This one took a lot of patience and forethought before even starting.

cabletie bowl

3: Furniture

Even furniture can be made from cable ties.


4: Clothing

Andi Regan even makes clothing out of cable ties. This is a dress she made a while ago. You can visit her facebook page to see some of her other creations.

cable tie dress

As you can see, cable ties are just for cable organization and identification. You can do anything with them from making household items to making a gown that can be worn down the runway. Contact CableTiesPlus for all your cable tie needs. They carry cable ties in different colors to add color to your artistic products.

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