How to Make an Affordable Photo Wall Collage in 5 Minutes

Posted On Monday, February 24th, 2014
Filed Under: Home Decor, How To

How to Make a Photo Wall Collage in 5 Minutes

Walls looking a little bare? I feel your pain! As an apartment dweller there’s only so much you can do with the white walls. And even as a homeowner, painting is a long and tiring process. But there’s a way to kick boring walls to the curb with just a few dollar bills and minimal effort. How? By wallpapering your walls with photos!

How to Make a Photo Wall Collage in 5 Minutes

The savvy couple at Young House Love created the jaw dropping collage above. It’s simple yet impressive! And take a look at the key mementos they included. You can do this too {and for free} by using small meaningful elements you have laying around at home to add flair to your collage.

I’m sure you’re excited to mimic this look quickly and cheaply, so let’s talk frames. Here are some affordable options to consider for your gallery wall from Dollar Tree and Ikea. Also, don’t forget to check your local thrift store or discount retailer including Ross, Marshall’s, T.J. Maxx, etc. for frames!

Creating Photo Wall Galleries with Affordable Frames

And now for the fun part. We have inspiration and the frames, but how on earth can this be achieved in minutes? Dina over at Honey and Fitz shared this amazing wall design template to make photo wall design a breeze. Simply choose from the designs below and use your photos as puzzle pieces to make a unique gallery wall!

How to create a wall collage

So there you have it, unique and affordable wall decor in minutes.

Have you ever done anything creative to decorate your walls?  What are your favorite shops to get cheap chic home decor?

About the author: Taylor Gordon is  freelance blogger from Washington, D.C. When she isn’t obsessively searching for deals, you can find her Instagramming photos of her cat Zeus or blogging about personal finance and budget living on her blog, Like Trendy Cheapo on Facebook or follow her @TrendyCheapo on Twitter.
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