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
Phones take awesome pictures too! Display them!
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It looks even more amazing in person!! I love it!
Hey! Great use and thanks for the tips!!!
Cali…the pictures look awesome and so does your entryway!!
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!
Faith, Trust & Pixie Dust
i LOVE this! Thanks for sharing! I still can’t believe you took those on your phone!
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
That’s very cool, great idea. I only use my phone because I always have it and can’t afford a “real camera”
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
Those turned out great! Very pretty.
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:)
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!
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
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