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DIY Summertime Instagram Display Wall!

Are you on Instagram? I have to say that it’s my newest passion. I just love capturing everyday moments with my kids and also sharing behind-the-scene updates on projects.

summertime instagram display wall at tatertots and jello

I have been wanting to make a photo board to  show off these pictures for quite awhile.

michaels fabric

My friends at Michaels contacted me a few weeks ago and shared some SUPER exciting news. They are now carrying fabric!! Isn’t that great?? I’m so excited about it and I immediately thought of making a fabric Instagram Display Board. I headed out to my local Michaels store to see all of the selections. There were so many options – I finally decided on this bright yellow fabric and I thought it would be perfect with my newly-madeover Summer family room. There are all kinds of colors of  fabric, plus different textured fabric like burlpas, linens, felt, faux fur, velvet and tulle. And different lengths of fabric from 1/2 yard to 2 yards. Oh the possibilities!! 

Summertime Instagram Display Wall is brought to you by Michaels Craft Stores.

summer instagram display at tatertots and jello

Here’s how I made the Instagram Display Wall: 

Picture Frame

Eye Hooks

Picture Hanging Wire

Clips

Instagram Photos

Scrapbook Paper Frames (optional)

1/2 yard of fabric

Cardboard

Tape

Command Strip Hooks (optional to hang without holes)

Summertime Instagram Display at Tatertots and Jello

I used a Silhouette Christmas Advent frame that I repurposed for this project, but you can make your own photo frame very easily. Here’s how to make your own DIY Photo Frame:

instagram summertime board

To make the frame: 

Determine how many rows of pictures you want to hang for your frame

Then measure out the rows and mark them on the frame.

Screw eye hooks into those marks.

Then string wire through hooks and then wrap around itself to secure edges

Measure the back of the frame and cut out a piece of cardboard that size.

Then cut the fabric to the same size as the cardboard and attach it with tape (I used painters tape)

And attach the fabric-covered back to the frame also using tape, or you can use a staple gun.

Print off your Instagram pictures using a company like Persnickety Prints or even on thick photo paper on your home computer.

Hang up your pictures.

eye hooks and wire for the instagram board

You can add a bow to the bottom if you want.

add a bow to the instagram display

This is such a simple idea. I love seeing all of those happy memories each time I walk into my family room. And I love that I can switch the photos and fabric out with the seasons. I can’t wait to make a Halloween version of the board!!

instagram display wall idea at tatertots and jello

If you are on Instagram, leave your IG name in the comments – I would love to come over and see YOUR IG photos!

Tatertots & Jello on Instagram 

You can find out more about Michaels new fabric options and project ideas here.

Have a Creative Day! 

xoxo

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Disclaimer – Michaels sent me free product for this post. All ideas and opinions are my own.

Comments

  1. This project is real neat! I love how it is a hand-made craft so its more personal to you! Printing Instagram photos is such a cool thing to be able to do. I have recently started blogging about tips for printing instagram photos and this is a cool project that should hopefully get people inspired!

  2. LOVE everything about this! The fabric and frames is brilliant!

  3. I missed this on your web, but caught it on your header pictures today. I’m pretty new to the blogging world, but I was surprised because I did the same thing, using the same frame. How funny! I was excited to see that you had done it to. Great minds think alike. HaHa. Check it out at http://bohemianjunktion.com/2013/05/07/instagram-frame-get-me-out-of-cyberspace/

    Shannon

  4. LOVE LOVE LOVE this… I’m going to make one for my classroom. :) My kindergartners will love seeing their cute pics on this. I”m natasha chalker on IG

  5. Charlotte Pritchard says:

    Love it!!!
    ig – c_p_67

  6. This is ADORABLE! Can’t wait to do this project tomorrow!! I know exactly where I am going to put it!! Thanks!!
    IG-sugarlocks01

  7. Love it. I have a very old oval
    Frame that this would be perfect
    For!
    Instagram. Lindainsask

  8. I am moving into a new house in a few weeks time (excited!!) and I’ve been thinking about different ways to hang the masses of pictures that I’ve accumulated. Thank goodness that I stumbled on this post :) Such a fab idea and seems so simple to do! THANKS!

  9. Love it! I am obsessed with Instagram, it is such a perfect platform for instant blogging or life journaling! My name on IG is tessdonohue come on over and take a look!

  10. I’m also obsessed with instagram!! My IG name is kara_harvey.
    Kara Harvey recently posted…High Five for Friday

  11. I have plans to make one of these. I bought a frame months ago and that is as far as I’ve gotten. I hadn’t really thought about any backing but I like the fabric idea. My IG name is lynnbodensteiner.

  12. I love this Jen!! I have an empty frame I was wanting to do something similar!!

  13. My favorite way to print Instagram prints is through Walgreens! If you have the Walgreens app on your phone, you can print your Instagram photos right from the app to your nearest Walgreens in an hour (or less!). I made some cute little square frames for my fridge that I change out all the time, but these clips would be even quicker! (And let me add my instagrams to one more space!!)

  14. i LOVE this and SO want to do it!!!!!!

  15. I love LOVE love that here comes the sun sign! Adorable and so cheerful! Makes me smile!

  16. Looooove this idea. Must try this while I’m off this summer. My Instagram is – angibarrs :)

  17. This project is adorable! I love the colors you chose. : )

    Sadly, I knew that picture was from Michael’s as soon as I saw the price tags. I worked there for four years in college, and I guess some things you never forget.

  18. Instagram wall! How super cool! Thanks for your great ideas here, always! Keep up the good work!

  19. Love this! I’m in the process of making a collage wall & next on my list was a photo display like this. You’ve done a fab job and now I’m inspired! Thanks:) IG: blissfullyshabbysheila

  20. Tiffany says:

    I love the idea. I am new to Instagram too. Tiffer305

  21. Love love love this!
    IG-monsterface

  22. I had no idea Michael’s sold fabric! Good to know! Your display is perfect. Instagram is so much fun! My IG name is chels70. Have a wonderful weekend!
    Lisa at Texas Decor recently posted…Light Switch Covers and a Re-Do of a CD Tower

  23. where did you find those clips?!

  24. I really like this. I actually found your blog through Instagram. Ha! I really love it as a simple way to connect without all of the garbage on Facebook. :)

    I like this frame a lot. I need to print out my Instagram pics. My phone is about the only way I take pictures anymore! My username is thatjuliegirl.

  25. So cute! Jennpiron is my ig name and my newest addiction!

  26. What a great idea for showing off those fun candid pictures! I am fairly new to Instagram, but I am loving it, my IG name is onemilehomestyle.

    Steph

  27. Very cute and cheery. I love it!

  28. I love how that turned out. I have been thinking about moving the fabric on my chicken wire board to the back for more color- I think you have just pushed me to make it happen. Thanks Jen.

    Have an awesome Thursday!
    Gina recently posted…Cherry Limeade Slurpee

  29. your instagram display is very pretty and brightens your space even more Jennifer! The yellow fabric from Michaels is beautiful, perfect for summer!
    ingrid@nowathomemom recently posted…Enjoy Healthy and Easy Fruit Pops for hot summer days

  30. This is such a cute idea and such a different way I’ve seen people use their instagram prints! My instagram is LaurenGemmaHay :D I do a lot of promoting my blog on there, so it can be filled with images from it

  31. This is a fabulous idea, deffo going to try it!!

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