Instagram is quickly becoming on the hottest social sharing applications
around! Users can take photos, add fun filters and then share the photos
with friends. But we love all of the darling projects you can make from
printing those instagram photos!
Studio 5 Contributor Mandy Douglass shares 6 unique ways to use those
inInsta-Gram – Definition:
the hottest and most popular iphone
photography App out there!
It’s a simple photo-taking and photo-sharing free iphone app that is for
taking pictures, adding filters to make them look retro, and then for sharing
them with sites like Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr, and Facebook.
And second, it’s a simple social network of other people’s photos. You can
“like” or comment on the photos, and see what’s new. It’s easy and doesn’t
take much time or effort.
I have become a huge Instagram fan, and rather than just using them as an
online sharing tool, to show my friends and family a view of my life through
pictures … I have used them for fun décor in my home!
Studio 5 saw this project back in December as a fun photo gift, and thought a
few more ideas using instagram photos would be something viewers would
love to see … so here are a few fun websites and projects I came up with to
spark your interest!
The first website I found and ordered products from was http://teenytile.com/
Tiny Tiles are 2″ ceramic tiles made specifically with pictures on them. You
can upload any pictures on your computer to the website, but it also can
access your instagram photos easily and have them ready to send to you in a
matter of minutes. The Tiny Tiles come with magnets to put on the back.
Perfect for a refrigerator fridge magnet!
All you need are some cheap tiles from Lowes. Print out photos from your
favorite photo printing lab, or off on photo paper on your personal printer.
Use Mod Podge to stick them on, and a clear coat on top. After they are dry,
use sand paper to smooth the edges! Put some felt pads on the bottom, and
you have yourself a darling coaster! SUPER simple and very cute! These I
made them up in about 20 minutes total! (except drying time)
Sincerely.com offers Apps for both the
iPhone and Andriod. Each have
different functions. Here were two of my favorites!
Postagram – download the free app to your iPhone, or andriod. Purchase
credits, and for $.99 they will send a Postcard of your instagram photo to
anyone! When they arrive, the picture can pop out, and your receiver can use
it for anything! If you ask me, this is the perfect valentine for anyone. Just to
test it out, I made a few and they arrived at my house in just a few short
Pop Booth Pictures – download the free app to your iphone. You can take 4
photos in a row. Download them to facebook, send them in an email, or
again, they will print them out and send them to you! A fantastic way for
another valentine if you ask me! What grandma wouldn’t love that! Here is a
little idea I found online of what to do with a bunch of your photobooth
Instagoodies is a great company that you can upload your photos to and they
will make them 1″ stickers to stick anywhere. With photo collages being the
latest trend, this is one of the easiest ways you can stick them to your wall.
DIY Mini book
Made a little swatch book using Stampin’ Up’s Digital software, however this
could be made with scraps you have from scrapbook paper, or digitally
online. I am super excited about this one! It turned out really cute!
Mandy Douglass blogs at mandydouglass.blogspot.com