15 Cool Ways to Display Photography and Family Photos

Brittni Mehlhoff

We all have a stack of family photos hidden away somewhere, or tucked inside an album or two. Perhaps you have a pile of photography prints, in plain sight, still waiting to be hung on the walls. I know I am guilty of this one. Maybe, like me though, you just haven't figured out the best way to display those piled up photos yet. Let's face it, the fridge just isn't what it used to be. So, it's time to give those photos the proper home they deserve, with this Curbly original roundup: 15 cool ways to display photography and family photos in your home.   

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Make Jute JOY Wall Art on The Cheap

Mod Home Ec Teacher

I'll admit it, most crafts lose me. However, this craft-ish wall decor is right up my alley. A small  investment of time and money yields an eye popping payoff on your wall or mantel. (Inexpensive way to cover up big nail holes in a blank wall too.) Grace, from Sense and Simplicity, made this this textural joy (ha!), as well as divulging insider tips for not screwing it up.  Look at those letter ends! All you need is

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Vintage Card Table Turned Wall Art

Diy Maven

For the last 2-1/2 years I dreamed of artwork for my foyer with a 17 high ceiling.  No extra funds puts a slight damper on those dreams.   

Filed in the 'how clever is this?!' folder is Candy's use of an old card table as wall art. She noticed a stack of them at the side of the road. When she spotted the black and white table in the pile, she knew where it was going and what she was going to do with it. Home and on the wall!

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Push Pin Wall Art


created at: 03/27/2013

A few packs of push pins, a pin board, a dash of inspiration (and possibly a little too much time on your hands at work) And Voila! Gloriously geeky wall art! It's Mario. And push pins. And genius. Golf claps and whoop whoops to you, clever chaps at  the Student Computing Center at the University of the Fraser Valley.

Personally I just don't think I'd have the pushpin-application chops to do this freehand like these guys, but maybe some square lined paper would keep things from going wonky.

Have a peek at the close ups, they really are pretty awe-inspiringly marvelous

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Making Wall Art out of Styrofoam

Diy Maven

Recently, I received a promotional package in the mail from Dow Chemical with all the supplies needed to make modular wall decor.


The box included:


four 12" x 12" x 15/16" pieces of Styrofoam,

four 12" x 12" sheets of black and white scrapbook paper,

several yards of 7/8" wide black grosgrain ribbon,

a bottle of Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue,

a bottle of Tombo Mono Aqua Liquid Glue,


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Ilan Dei's new designs at Blik's and Gallery Launch Party!

Diy Maven

Artist and designer Ilan Dei has four new wall decal prints available at Blik's. Choose from funky Gears, Gerbera, Pebbles and Anise, each of which is a 'fusion of Japanese minimalism and mid-century California modern'. Visit Blik's for color choices of each.

And for Curbliers in the LA area, Ilan is having a launch party of A.N.T., 'a new gallery space celebrating collaboration and community', this Sunday, November 4, 2007 from 5 to 7 pm at 2100...

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