How to Create An Instagram Collage in 6 Easy Steps

A lot of us use Instagram to share slices of our daily lives with family and friends online but wouldn’t it be nice to be able to bring your gorgeous shots to life offline as well? Here is an easy DIY Instagram Collage Project. Create themed collages of the kids, the house, your travels, the possibilities are limitless. An attractively framed themed collage canĀ  brighten your home or make an excellent gift!

Creating an Instagram Collage

Step 1: Select photos from your Instagram account to print. Tip: consider creating themed collages, pics of the kids taken over the last year make great, inexpensive gifts the Grandparents will cherish.

 

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Step 2. Print the photos onto white paper. Using photo paper will give your creation a more polished look.

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Step 3. Using scissors, carefully cut out each photo for the collage.

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4. Grab a piece of white foam board or poster board. The size will depend on how many photos you have printed. Use a thin application of glue to arrange and paste the photos onto the board.

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Step 5. After you are finished, pick a safe place away from kids and pets to put your board to allow the photos to dry.

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Step 6. Find a frame that will fit your collage, I find a lot of nice frames really inexpensively at yard and rummage sales that are perfect for this sort of project. You might also consider giving your project an ultra polished look by adding a pre-cut mat that you can pick up really inexpensively at your local crafting store.

Finished Instagram Collage

Step 6, Your Beautiful Creation!

 

Here are all the steps for creating your own DIY Instagram Collage all in one image for easier pinning!

DIY Instagram Collage

 

I’m going to create a family memories Instagram collage and perhaps a timeline of our cat, Resident Evil. What types of collages would you like to create?

 

About Jean Parks

Jean Parks is a chocolate & cupcake loving, computer & gadget addict from Boston, MA

Comments

  1. This is a fabulous idea, and one even this noncrafter might be able to manage!

  2. ellen beck says:

    That pretty neat! I just am learning instagram right now. I finally got an account. There are some beautiful pics on instagram that some artists and photographers post. It would be nice for that too.

  3. I love this idea considering most of my favorite photos are taken with my iPhone nowadays and shared on Instagram. Quick and easy.

  4. Patrice says:

    Fun idea, I use Instagram a ton, but haven’t thought about making hard copies of my photos….

  5. Jamie says:

    What a great idea – easy and personable. I love that!! You could make it into anything and it doesn’t take a long time. Love it!

  6. What a great idea. I need to do this with the kids’ pictures.

  7. This would be fun to do for some of the trips I take for business!

  8. Julie C says:

    This is awesome, I always wondering how I could get my instagram photos in a collage! Thanks for the tutorial!

  9. Helena says:

    I love this idea and although I’m not quite as much into Instagram as of yet, yes, I know, I’m slow! this would be a great reference to come back to when I’m ready to do that! Thanks!

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