How I use my Lomography photos and fotoclips to decorate my house, give a gift to my wife, and block the sun... all in one!!! All you need is a some photos and a few household items, lets give it a go...
It was getting close to my wife’s birthday and I wanted to give her a unique birthday card (and lots of presents too). So I thought of a way to turn our photos into a greeting card that wouldn’t end up in a pile where all other greeting cards go when they get old.
This is what you will need to carry out this tipster :
First I had about 40 or 50 4×6 in. prints made of our photos. Next I measured the window that I wanted to hang the photos from. After doing some quick math in my head I knew that I could hang 3 columns of about 14 photos each. So I started to assemble the photos in long rows on the floor, carefully laying each photo next to another that complimented it visually.
Once I had all the rows assembled I placed a vertical portrait photo of my wife in the middle towards the top and proceeded to cut the photos that surrounded it into a heart shape. Next I connected all of the photos using the fotoclips and wrote a loving birthday message on the back of my wife’s photo. Finally I hung the entire sheet of photos using the cello tape at the top and in certain key areas that seemed to need it most.
My advice would be to have fun with it. I created this as a gift to my wife not knowing if she would like it, but she loved it because she knew how much time and thought it took for me to create something different just for her. It is also quite pleasing to see people’s reaction to our photos being displayed that way, so it is quite a conversation piece to say the least.
Hopefully this tipster has given you some ideas on how to decorate your home with your Lomographs.
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