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50 DIY Instagram Photo Gift Ideas

Taking pics on your smartphone is nothing new, but once you catch Instagram bug, it can become anything from a fun hobby to full on obsession. If you’re like most people, you start with a selfie or some cute pics of your kiddos, and before you know it, you can’t keep up with all the great ideas coming from your inner photog.

50 Cool Instagram Photo Gift Ideas from www.ArtisticHomeowner.com


Since I help people create photo wall murals, I'm crazy for new things you can do with photography. Since everyone loves personalized homemade gifts and because Valentines Day just around the corner, I thought it would be fun to showcase 50 cool and clever ways to use your Instagram photos. So without further ado, here they are!...

1. Create a Travel Journal or Family Yearbook with Blurb. And here is a great tutorial I found for that.

family journal from instagram

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2. Create an adorable Tiny Book with Prinstagr.am. Awww!

image via crafterhoursblog.com


3. Who wouldn't want a custom iphone case? Check out Casetagram for a hard case, or see this tutorial to create your own.

image via momswhoclick.com


4. Make a set of 4 Sandstone Coasters, from Coastermatic.

sandstone coasters

image via thewiegands.com


5. Turn your Instagrams into canvas prints with Canvaspop. (FYI- CanvasPop does a weekly giveaway. Tag your images #canvaspop and type “I want this photo printed on canvas with #CanvasPop” to be automatically entered.)

canvas art

image via blog.canvaspop.com


6. Use your 25 favorite pics and make a Pillow with Stitchtagram.

stichtagram pillow

image via blessthisstuff.com


7. Make a sheet of Sticker Magnets with Stickygram

sticker magnets

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8. Use 365 of your best prints and make a Tear Off Calendar with prinstagr.am

calender

image via prinstagr.am


9. How about some Photo Pushpins? Get them from bunchofsquares

pushpins

image via bunchofsquares on Etsy


10. 3 Photo Instagram Coffee Mug. Replace the existing photos with your own. From Antepara.

coffee mug

image via Antepara on zazzle.com


11. Create a Mosaic Poster Masterpiece with 50 of your favorite pics. From Postrgram.

instagram mosaic

image via postrgram.com


12. Bottle Cap Magnets. Comes as set of 9. Get them from JEllieCaps.

bottle cap magnets

image via JEllieCaps on Etsy


13. Make a cute Coin Purse from 12 of your Instagrams, from Stitchtagram

coin purse

image via stichtagram


14. Turn 34 of your fave Instagrams into a Wood Framed Heart Shaped Print. Made by flit creations.

heart arrangement

image via flit creations on Etsy


15. Heart Shaped pendant from bunchofsquares. Swoon!

heart pendant

image via bunchofsquares on Etsy


16. Here's a charming Custom Square Shaped Charm from bunchofsquares

square charm

image via bunchofsquares on Etsy


17. Make a set of Teeny Tiles at Imagesnap.

image via imagesnap.com


18. Have your Instagrams printed on a T- shirt, Hoodie, or even a Baby Onesie, from Instashirt .

instashirt

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19. Make your very own Ipad or Tablet Cover. Here's a tutorial for that.

diy instagram ipad case tutorial

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20. You can even wrap your gifts with Instagram Wrapping Paper. Here's the tutorial.

wrapping paper

image via poppytalk.com


21. Make a cute Journal or Idea Book. Here's the tutorial for that.

journal idea book

image via abeautifulmess.typepad.com


22. Make a Vertical Instagram Mini Calendar. Here's the tutorial.

mini calendar

image via hernewleaf.com


23. No kitchen is complete without an Instagram Breakfast Tray. See the tutorial for that here.


image via measamommy.com


24. DIY Photo Blocks. Too cute! Here's the tutorial.

instagram photo blocks diy

image via intimateweddings.com


25. Photo Cube for the desk. Here's the tutorial for it.

photo cube

image via modpodgerocksblog.com


26. Sachets and Beanbags. (I recommend using lavender.) Here's the tutorial to make them.

satches and beanbags

image via lilblueboo.com


27. Make a Statement Ring with JewelGram

jewelgram ring

image via jewelgr.am

28. Bamboo Framed Prints from Hatchcraft

hatchcraft
image via facebook


29. Here are some cool custom Photo Hang Tag. Check out the tutorial to make them here.




image via Postal Pix


30. Instagrams as Marshmallows! Snack, roast, dunk, enjoy! From Boomf.

image via Boomf


31. Enlarge your favorite Instagrams and create a personalized wall piece with ixxi

image via facebook


32. Think you've seen everything? How about some Custom Clothespins! See the tutorial to make them here.


image via blog.postalpix.com



33. Create a cute DIY Memory Lampshade. Here is the tutorial to make it.


image via MillionMoments.net


34. Make cool Drink Stirrers. See here to learn how.

image via RuffledBlog.com


35. Craft your own Mini Banner. Here is the tutorial for that.

image via blog.postalpix.com


36. Craft your own Locket Necklace. See here for directions.


image via oleanderandpalm.com


37. Hey, what time is it? Time for an Instagram Clock of course! See here for the tutorial.


image via landofnod.com


38. Whip the little ones into shape with this very clever Magnetic Chore Chart.


image via Pinterest


39. How about a Floating Frame Display? Here's the tutorial for that.

image via ourlittlevilla.com


40. Make a cute 3D Photo Paperweight. See here to learn how.

image via 52mantels.com


41. Create your very own Photo Gift Cards. See here for the DIY instructions.


image via shelterness.com


42. Get your very own yummy "Instagraham" Cookies. You can order them here.


image via bakingforgood.com


43. Still hungry? Cocoagraph will take your favorite Instagrams and print them on milk, white, dark or organic dark chocolate. See here for more info.


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44. Brag on where you've been with this cool Map Wall Art Piece using your Instagrams. Here is the tutorial for that.

image via blog.postalpix.com


45. Repurpose an Old Cabinet Door into a lovely Photo Display. Get the details on that here.


image via makinghomebase.com


46. Yet another cool way to display your Instagrams- with Washi Tape Clothespins. Here is the DIY tutorial.

image via blog.postalpix.com


47. Repurpose wooden Scrabble tiles into Best Friend Necklaces. The tutorial can be found as a link in this post.

image via nelliemaeii.blogspot.com


48. Create Photobooth-style Photostrips to use as bookmarks or gifts. See here to learn how.

image via blogher.com


49. Create a Daily Photo Calender. You could even make an Advent Calender for December. See here for the tutorial.

image via smilingcolors.com


50. Use InstaWink to create a Hologram Effect Photo Print (aka a lenticular print) that morphs into a different image when you look at it from a different angle. See here for details.

image via instawink.com


The greatest thing about these offerings is that they are all fairly easy on the budget. Pretty sweet for a custom gift!

Hope this helped inspire your creativity! Did I miss anything? Contact me to let me know and I can add your product or tutorial to this list.

Have fun! ,

Lisa Herbik