While I love traditional photo frames,
I think it's a fun challenge to find unusual
ways to display photos - even more
so if you can create a photo display from something
that would have been junk otherwise.
I've shared some of these ideas in the past,
but I thought a round-up of ideas
really helps demonstrate that nearly
anything can be used to display a photo.
Recently, I shared these old cameras
that I converted into photo holders.
My mom had this exact camera when I was growing up.
other old things that could serve a new purpose
holding photos and this antique lawn mower
handle seemed like a good candidate.
I added some little spring clips and a
hanger on the back and I love it!
It's available HERE.
as photo displays. Most of these items
have already sold, but a few are still available in my shop.
Just search "photo display" in my shop to find them.
Wire brushes are a simple way to display photos.
Just slide the photo between the bristles.
an antique rocking chair. I just painted a piece
of wood and screwed them to it.
(one of these is still available HERE).
and are easy to bend and shape and can be
attached to wood as well, with some little "U" nails.
I always carry these in my shop HERE.
Antique shoe lasts make an adorable prop for a photo.
The one above is sold, but I have quite a few of these shoe lasts HERE.
You can purchase really small spring clips
at Hobby Lobby to screw into them to hold a photo.
makes a nice way to prop up a photo also.
but the little slit where the wick once came out
is just the right size to place a photo inside.
that I placed a telephone insulator inside of, with an
LED flicker light - both are removable, so a photo
could be added to it as well. It's available HERE.
I think old tools, like these wrenches are perfect
photo displays for a photos of men.
A set of 3 of them are available HERE.
I just added an old receipt clip I had,
along with an antique advertisement.
have developed pretty wear and patina.
A old wood planer - again perfect for holding a man's photo...
but it suits a hard-working woman's photo too!
It's available HERE.
This sweet old hand mirror had broken,
and although I don't have a photo in it here,
I always thought it would be really pretty with
one inside it. It sold long ago.
What unique things do you use to display photos?