A couple of my favorite ways to decorate any room are with art or photographs. But you don't have to stick to slipping your photos into frames and putting them up on the wall; your pictures can become artwork themselves with a little imagination and DIY magic. Here are some of my favorite projects for creatively displaying your photos!
This DIY is very straightforward and easy to do! If you want to jazz it up a little, maybe consider painting your shutters before you hang them up.
Clothespin photo displays have become a staple in college dorm rooms and houses alike. This one features the addition of pretty patterned Washi tape.
While the clothespin display looks nice, Jamie had gotten tired of hers in her cubicle at work, so she decided to build her own photo shelf. Check it out!
Have an old ladder lying around that you thrifted and shouldn't be relied upon to support anyone's weight? Why not turn it into a photo gallery!
I've seen tons of DIYs for turning windows into photo frames, but this is one of the best. These windows can hold lots of photos, and they look stunning!
If you're like me and have been seeing images like this all over Pinterest with no steps for making it, fear not! Tracey has you covered with an excellent tutorial.
Here's a quirky idea for putting your favorite photos on display and giving them a vintage vibe.
Another classic, right up there with clothespin photo lines. These clipboards are an attractive and unique alternative to using picture frames.
Are you itching to display some of the old family photos you've inherited from grandparents or great grandparents, but you're not sure how? Try making this family tree wreath!
This is an incredible example of upcycling. While most of us may not have the springs from a baby crib laying around, Allen and his wife worked wonders with theirs!
I've shown you a ladder gallery and a clipboard display... so why not combine them? Amy at Positively Splendid shows you how.
I've seen plenty of photo coaster DIYs, but I adore this one because it makes them all look like Polaroids! How neat is that?
One of my favorite ideas from this roundup. Pick the first initial of one of your kids and cover it with a collage of their photographs!
Elsie and Emma always have fantastic home decor ideas. This one is a little unusual, but definitely eye-catching!
This clothespin frame would be lovely with wedding decor, but it'd also look great in just about any room of the house!
I never would have thought of using plates as picture frames, but these look awesome!
Jen dressed up her drab desk with some of her Instagram photos. Displaying photos under glass on your desk or table top is a super clever idea.
My co-writer Liz is a lover of clocks, so I had to include this DIY photo wall clock. It's definitely an interesting take on a photo wall.
This lamp radiates the love of family and has a vintage feel. It's fairly simple to make on your own too!
Those cast-off game boards that are gathering dust in your home could make for whimsical and fun photo displays!
This is a unique, 3D way to display photos. You wouldn't have to use a star. There are plenty of types of wall decor this could work with!
This little tree is decked out for Christmas, but a photo tree could make an amazing centerpiece no matter the season.
Clothespins are the most popular accessory to use when displaying photos, but there are several different styles when doing it. This circular, string display is original and fun!
Another illuminated display of family togetherness, these luminaries are a lovely way to show off your family adventures. One would make a perfect nightlight in a child's room.
What about a photo chandelier? I love the black and white tones that blend into a beautiful display of life.
Which one of these ways to display photos is your favorite? We'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments!
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