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Instagram Wall Art: Updated

March 25, 2014 | 3 Comments | Uncategorized
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Last year, when I nailed a couple of strings into my wall and clipped some Instagram prints on it, well, first, I wasn’t sure if it was going to look completely ridiculous…

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Turns out that was one of my better ideas. I also wasn’t sure if it would hold up long-term, and how it might evolve over time.

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The prints are from Printstagram, and other than the tiniest curling, have held up pretty well for being haphazardly clipped to a piece of string for over a year.

Back when I created the first version of this wall, there were no donkeys, no nuggets, and a lot less awesomeness going on in this house, so I felt like it was time for a little update.

UntitledI figure this wall will evolve over time to reflect all of the many different things that go on around the farm, so I went back and added captions and dates to all the new and existing prints. Then I picked my new favorites and swapped them out for some old ones.

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The result starts to tell the story of my time in this house. It’s a nice reminder– right there on my wall– of where I’ve been on this crazy, unexpected adventure.

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I bought these bird clips long before I knew I’d have a flock of similarly colored Nuggets that would inspire the name of the farm, but it’s all the more appropriate now. (And they are still available at Urban Outfitters online.)

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You won’t find any fancy art hanging on the walls in here, but things I can create with a hammer and nails that tell a little bit of my story? Well, that’s what this house was made for.

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    Comments

  • Koen @ TownHouseHome


    Those bird-on-clip really made me smile, so funny and original! One day I’ll just have to think how to use these myself.

  • aart


    Very Cool!

    Just yesterday I was just pondering a very old bulletin board hanging in my hallway, it’s been moved to 2 different houses and was started in my apartment kitchen 20 years ago, so interesting to look back and see what was worthy of hanging that long ago. It’s a mish mash of photos, cards and other mostly 2d images from different sources.

  • Beth


    Your mention of things you can make with hammer and nails in place of “fancy art” reminds me of the beautiful sign hanging over your office/workshop entryway. Did you ever finish it? Did you post pictures? I totally want to see it again!!! (Can you link back or repost?) That sign might be my favorite thing that you have created, I just love it!

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