Tutorial : How to make an easy framed photo "clothes line" | Vancouver, WA & Portland, OR Family Photographer

This is my first tutorial, but I figured since I am always DIYing things for my house and for photography, I might as well take some photos and share my steps with everyone. I repurposed three of our old frames to make these cute Instagram photo "clothes lines" for above my son's crib.

Here are some shots of the final product.

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Supplies needed:

-instagram prints (Mine are from Origrami. More info below.)

-twine (I bought it from the Target dollar sec ion. If you follow me on instagram, you know I have an unhealthy obsession.)

-mini clothes pins, also from target's dollar section ;)

-scrapbook paper

-tape

-frame(s)

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I spend WAY too much at Target, and their dollar section gets me every time. It's becoming a problem...

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I LOVE my origrami prints. They are the retro prints, and they come in packs of 36 4x5's for $22. The shipping is free worldwide, and I adore the sturdy boxes they come in. I highly recommend them!

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I started My opening up the back of the frame and removing EVERYTHING, including the glass. I've seen some people just use the outer frame for an open look, which I love, but I wanted to mix it up.

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I decided to frame pretty scrapbook paper, so I cut the scrapbook paper into 8x10 pieces.

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I then placed the matte back down.

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I then taped the piece  of scrapbook paper down on the top, and placed a piece of twine underneath, and pulled it tight and taped it down on the sides.

The next step is optional. I placed the glass over the scrapbook paper so I don't need to find a new home for it, and so I have it when I want to use the frames differently down the road. I closed it all up, and used my mini clothes pins to pin my origrami instagram prints to the line, and ta da.

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 I love that I can switch these out easily, as much as I want. As a photographer and avid instagrammer, I have a lot of photos and I love the idea of updating constantly.

Thanks for looking! Comment below if you've tried it or like my tutorial!

Brittany