Post # 1
Instead of a slideshow, we are making photo displays of us growing up, etc. I like the clothesline look, but I don’t want it to be too cluttered-looking or messy. If anyone has very cheap DIY ideas or (better yet) pictures to link me to, I would love that. Looking for something with a “retro” feel (i.e. is there a way to make photos look like Polaroids, without the $$$ and hassle??)
Frames are probably not an option, because we don’t want to take up another table just for photos. So something that can be hung, please. Thanks everyone 🙂
Post # 3
@bride123: I can’t find a photo to show what I’m describing, but a spin off of the clothesline idea could be to hang them on ribbons hanging vertically (using double sided tape or some glue to put 5-7 on each ribbon) and make a display. One way to make them look older/worn may be to print copies (at a photo place, not digital prints) and then scuff them up a bit with a dish sponge/steel wool to rough up the edges. Or to make them look older from the get go, just google the different settings to mess with to create the strange contrast that photos seem to get after aging. I hope you find something that works! (and post photos )
Post # 4
That’s sort of what we’re doing. Hanging them from ribbons at different lengths from the clothesline. But we also have made a curtain from fabric torn into strips and are hanging the photos from the ribbon along with that. Kind of hard to explain I guess, but I love the way it has turned out since we sort of have the shabby chic thing going on. I don’t know how you can make the photos look older or like polaroids, but there must be a way. A lot of ours are actual polaroids from childhood though and we are resizing our engagement pics and also mixing in wedding photos of family members like parents and grandparents and siblings to include in the mix.
Post # 5
@bride123: You can use Picasa (free download from Google) to make the pictures look vintage. It’s super easy! I uploaded a couple of examples…all I did was select Sepia, then added a border. Hope this helps! If you need more detailed instructions let me know.
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Post # 7
Those are all great ideas! Where would you put something like that at your reception?
Post # 8
@Ginger87: There are divider walls, and also posts, in our reception hall that we can use for posting and/or hanging photos.