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10 Cool Ways to Display Photos in Your Home

10 cool ways to display photos in your home from Babble.com

With many people sporting smartphones these days, it seems like everybody has gone a little photo crazy. Personally I can attest that between my iPhone and my “real” camera I easily snap a thousand photos a month. Um, yeah. That’s a lot! Finding a way to display those photos is where I get hung up though. (Pun totally intended, by the way.) So I thought I’d go on a little scavenger hunt for some cool ways to work some of those photos I am taking and loving into my decor. Bonus points for ideas that are easy and budget-friendly, too! Have more photos than you know what to do with, too? Here are 10 cool ways to display photos in your home!


  • Instagram Wall 1 of 10
    Instagram Wall
    I love this fun, colorful way of displaying Instagram photos! It's so simple, but a bold focal point that visitors will be sure to linger over.
    Get the how-to at A Beautiful Mess.
  • Black + White Gallery 2 of 10
    Black + White Gallery
    This gallery wall is classic and modern all at once. Simple black frames (available at places like Walmart and Ikea) hold black and white family photos. Any basic photo editing software can quickly convert your photos to black and white to get this look!
    Photo from Mrs. Howard.
  • Photo Magnets 3 of 10
    Photo Magnets
    Way cooler than those free magnets you get everywhere these days, these magnets showcase your Instagram photos in a fun way that lets you see them everyday!
    Photo from Elsie Blaha.
    Make your own Instagram magnets at Stickygram
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  • Photo Line 4 of 10
    Photo Line
    A photo line using twine and clothespins is such a sweet and simple idea. It'd look adorable in a bedroom or the home office! I also love how easy this display is to switch up with the season or with your mood.
    Photo from Shelterness.
  • Photo Dish 5 of 10
    Photo Dish
    A ceramic berry dish holding favorite photos is the perfect addition for a side table in the living room. You could use any cute box, bowl or dish you already have and love!
    Get the details at A Beautiful Mess.
  • Clothespin Photo Strips 6 of 10
    Clothespin Photo Strips
    I am obsessed with photo strips from photobooths! I love this idea of covering an entire wall in similarly sized photos strung on twine.
    Photo from Design*Sponge.
  • Photos Under Glass 7 of 10
    Photos Under Glass
    This is such a fun idea to work your favorite photos into your everyday life. Have a piece of glass cut to fit the top of your desk or coffee table and then swap out the photos as you see fit!
    Photo from Design*Sponge.
  • Neat + Orderly 8 of 10
    Neat + Orderly
    Another more traditional gallery wall idea, I love the modern edge from tension cord, sleek frames and silver clips.
    Photo from Shelterness.
  • Photo Shelves 9 of 10
    Photo Shelves
    A couple of floating shelves hung in a living room, dining room or entryway are the perfect holder for your favorite photos! Again, it's a casual and easy look that's a breeze to switch up as it strikes your fancy!
    Photo from Apartment Therapy.
  • Photo Clips 10 of 10
    Photo Clips
    These simple office clips are such an easy way to show off your latest photography feats. Clipboards hung on the wall would be perfect, too!
    Photo from The Creative Mama.

Read more from Cyd at The Sweetest Occasion.
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