Photo Collage Using Phone Pictures

I recently made a Photo Collage using Phone Pictures, and I love how it turned out!
My husband and I just moved in to a new home.
We had the entire house painted white, and I absolutely love all the light!
I have been slowly decorating (I’m a newbie),
and have been trying hard to stay with things that are true to our personality.
I love photography, and I really love finding new ways to display my photos in my house.
I always have my phone with me, and I wanted to display my phone photos around my house–
which is something I don’t feel like people realize you can do.
Iphone pictures can be printed reasonably big, and they look great!
I wanted to do it as cheap as possible, of course…
so I found these frames at Ikea for $1.99 each.

I learned after I bought them that the frame was for a pictures that was 8.5×11, instead of 8×10..
but after some thinking- I remembered that Costco prints of photos sized 12×36 for $4.95!
(When you order this specific size at Costco, you have to go into the store to one of the kiosks to order)
First, I cropped each of my phone images to exactly 8.5×11.
Then, I opened a new document in Photoshop, sized 12×36.
I then drug all of my images into that document– which fit 4 images, with some room to spare (as shown below).
So, I ordered 2 12×36 prints, with 4 images on each print, for $10.
Once I got them home, I cut them out and framed them.
 I wanted a picture from each season, and some of my favorite sunsets in between–
and I really love how it turned out!
My entry is still a work in progress, but you can see how the pictures look displayed on the wall.
So- the whole project was $26!
$16 for the frames
$10 for the photo prints
Awesome!
Phones take awesome pictures too! Display them!
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15 Comments

15 Responses to Photo Collage Using Phone Pictures

  1. Emily 02/16/2013 at 11:38 pm #

    It looks even more amazing in person!! I love it!

  2. Laura 02/17/2013 at 4:42 pm #

    Hey! Great use and thanks for the tips!!!

  3. Kellen and Amanda 02/17/2013 at 8:22 pm #

    Looks AMAZING!

  4. Becky 02/18/2013 at 7:56 am #

    Cali…the pictures look awesome and so does your entryway!!

  5. Michelle Lunt 02/18/2013 at 9:49 pm #

    Wow, the photos & the grouping look incredible! I can’t believe you took these pictures with your phone. I saw Holly & Cali at BYB & I’m popping by your wonderful blog to say hello. It was great to meet you!

    Warmly, Michelle
    Faith, Trust & Pixie Dust

  6. Unknown 02/19/2013 at 12:08 pm #

    i LOVE this! Thanks for sharing! I still can’t believe you took those on your phone!

  7. Emily Thompson 02/20/2013 at 2:52 am #

    super fun! I love that you just made large prints and cut them up. Great way to save money and get the size you want! I host a Tasteful Tuesday link party (still open until Friday) and would love for you to come over and link up! http://www.nap-timecreations.com/2013/02/winners-and-tasteful-tuesday-party.html

  8. Mel@Mellywood's Mansion 02/20/2013 at 5:27 am #

    That’s very cool, great idea. I only use my phone because I always have it and can’t afford a “real camera”

  9. Larissa@Just Another Day in Paradise 02/20/2013 at 11:26 am #

    LOVE IT!

  10. Bridgett Shepherd 02/20/2013 at 1:53 pm #

    I love everything about this! The beautiful simplicity of it in your adorable entryway ir perfect! ! Would love for you to share at the party! xo Bridgett

    http://www.osiemoats.com/2013/02/link-up-party-3.html

  11. I Gotta Try That 02/25/2013 at 11:22 pm #

    Those turned out great! Very pretty.
    Marcie

  12. Ashley at flats to flip flops 02/26/2013 at 9:20 am #

    Your phone pics are so pretty..mine are always of my kids doing weird things..that could make an interesting collage I suppose! Pinning this:)
    AShley

  13. New follower here! My bf and I just moved into our first house and decorating is a trip! Glad to see someone else finding their way along… Found your blog from the My World – Made By Hand party. Cant’ wait to see what else you do!
    Cheers

  14. Ruthie Armstrong 03/03/2013 at 8:46 pm #

    What a fun idea… fabulous way to show case photo’s. I’m so glad you came to share at Super Saturday Show & Tell… come back again next week to party with me again 🙂 xoxo~ Ruthie

  15. meandmr.com 03/05/2013 at 7:03 pm #

    Newest follower here! I found you through the blog hop. You have a super cute blog, I can’t wait to read more. You can find me at meandmr.com

    -Melanie @meandmr.com

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