Do you love taking pictures or do your parents have tons of your baby pics? For sure, those pictures are starting to pile up. Well, time to bring those photos out and turn your bare and boring walls into one fantastic original wall of art.
Using your creative talent and instinct combined with the energy you’re wasting just lying around watching TV or browsing your social media account, turn your room into one big memory lane. Gather up all your photos – childhood pics, photos of your travel, birthdays, parties, whatever you got in there – and start to harmonize and turn your space into your own haven, as if you’re going down memory lane.
Adding objects that silently communicate who we are as a person to our homes and offices reduces both our own stress levels and those of the people who view them. — Sally Augustin Ph.D.
Create Your Personalized Wall Clock
Take some of your photos and create your DIY photo wall clock from it. You can choose photos that best describe each stage of your life and memories that are timeless as well.
You can decide whatever shape of clock you want. It can be heart-shaped, round, square, whatever you think suits you. This scrapbook wall is undoubtedly a good idea for your living room or dining room for your visitors to see. Let them look at those photos with amazement. They will indeed serve as a good conversation starter. What do you think?
Word And Letter Art
Another creative way to decorate a wall is to decoupage letter art for the wall. It could be your name or words that are of significance to you. You can choose any color and design of scrapbook paper that matches the room or the theme you want to create, and in each letter, you can put on the pictures you want to display. It will surely be cute to put this scrapbook wall into a baby’s room or girl’s room.
In making a collage, you don’t have to go through the agony of drawing something realistic and are spared the feeling of embarrassment that your pictures look like a 10-year-old drew them… — Cathy Malchiodi PhD, LPCC, LPAT, ATR-BC, REAT
The Board Wall Photo Exhibit
You can use square boards to create wall art that you could install into your room, the guest room, or even in the hallway leading to each room. You can use extra wood panels, any excess from your previous DIY projects, cover them with colorful scrapbook papers or if you have bright-colored or even plain black cloth. You may design it however you want so that your boards will look attractive. Glue on the board some photos of family vacations, parties, and other memorable occasions. It will give your house a real homey feeling.
Scrapbooking can give rein to your creative side. It can enhance your memory. Just merely looking at the pictures takes you back in time, stimulates your brain to recollect the event, allows us to experience the joy all over again.
Memory can be an enrichment and is only harmful when it becomes more important than the present. When past and present are accepted as one piece, you are ready to welcome tomorrow. — Arthur Dobrin D.S.W.
Wall scrapbooking can also be your family’s bonding activity. Fill your home with laughter while you put out those old photos. Sort them out with thrill and tell beautiful stories behind those smiles and crazy looks.
No need to follow any techniques or any trends, just be confident to put up the photos you love. Displaying memories that bring you joy will turn your space into something that is genuinely yours, a spot that will undoubtedly make you happy, something you will be proud to say, “This is the haven that I created.”