DIY Instagram Photo Wall Display

I love Instagram… I love that I take more pictures of my family and I often take pictures of random things to post on Instagram. When I saw this from Shanty 2 chic and This from House of Smiths, I knew I need my own DIY Instagram photo wall display. I post almost all my favorite pictures on Instagram so I needed a great way to display them.  I got my photos printed from Persnickety Prints. I ordered 3×3 prints and I could not be happier with them!

instagram wall tutorial


4×8 sheathing cut down to size. I used 42″ wide by 60″ tall

1/2 boards for trim


hanging hardware (I used D-rings from Home Depot)

paint & stain of your choice

tons of instagram photos


I bought one 4×8 foot sheet of sheathing from Home depot which is around $13. I also bought three 2×1 boards for the trim  I had the nice guys at home depot cut my sheathing 42in x 60in big and also had them cut my 1×2 boards to make the frame. I did not do anything fancy with the frame, the two longer sides went from the top to the bottom and the top and the bottom fit right between the two side pieces. 

I put the trim right onto the board, nothing was hanging off, that way you can staple the trim right to the board. When I got home I cut tiny slits onto the board where I wanted to jute to go. That way the jute would be held into place and the pictures would not slide around. There was 6 and a 1/2 inches between each line of jute. I started the first line 5 inches from the top. Whatever size of board that you do just make sure the last line is high enough to fit a row of pictures. After all the slits were cut I painted my board a dark navy, and I stained my trim pieces with Jacobean Wood Stain after everything was dry I added the jute into the pre cut slits.  





After all the string was in place I lined up the trim and stapled the string and the trim at the same time.


I used hardware from home depot to hang.

I used Mallory’s Glittered Clothespins tutorial to add a little bling to the board.


Clip on your pictures and enjoy!


I could not be more excited about this wall display. It was very easy and surprisingly a very fast project!

Instagram Wall Collage

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    Lisa {grey luster girl}
    August 9, 2013 at 9:52 pm

    Love the vibe this gives. Pinning it now!

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    August 10, 2013 at 4:53 pm

    I love the look of this—all my cute pictures are Instagram! We would love for you to share at our fun Super Summer Saturday link up here: http://www.thechirpingmoms.com/2013/08/super-summer-saturday.html Thanks! Julie

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    August 12, 2013 at 8:25 am

    This is so cute! I love it! I have yet to print any of my Instagram pics, and I really want to now!

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    Andrea @ This Pug Life
    August 16, 2013 at 8:44 pm

    I’m pinning this! I have always liked the look of photos hanging on string with clothespins… reminds me of developing pictures the old fashioned way. I think they work particularly well with the vintage-y feel of Instagram photos.

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    Home Coming
    August 19, 2013 at 3:02 pm

    Such a cute idea! I’d love for you to link up to The DIY’ers. http://homecomingmn.blogspot.com/2013/08/the-diyers-and-our-country-weekend.html

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    August 28, 2013 at 8:28 pm

    Hey, this looks so cool! Its so awesome to see how people put effort into displaying their Instagram photos! I have been looking around for inspiration on how to be crafty with instagram photos for my own blog and this idea is perfect! thank you for sharing

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    December 27, 2013 at 7:42 pm

    Can’t tell you how much I love this. I’ve been wanting to do something with my Instagram photos for awhile. Such a nice idea and the black really makes them pop. Thanks for sharing this. I found you via Link Party Palooza. 🙂 Happy New Year

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      Mallory & Savannah
      December 27, 2013 at 8:01 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Michal! So glad you like it! xoxo, Mallory & Savannah

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    December 27, 2013 at 8:02 pm

    Stopping by from Lil Luna. I love this idea. I really like that you can fit so many on this board. I have a lot of instagram pictures. Definitely pinning this. Thanks for sharing!

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    December 29, 2013 at 2:01 pm

    I absolutely love this idea! I was looking thru photos albums over Christmas and realized how much I missed real printed pictures!

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    Megan Peterson 4 The Home Depot
    May 2, 2014 at 10:21 am

    What a great project! I’ve added a link to one of our pinboards. Check them out at Pinterest.com/Homedepot

    -Megan Peterson 4 The Home Depot

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    June 5, 2014 at 11:23 pm

    Hi, just wondering how do you stop the photos from curling on the edges over time?

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    October 11, 2014 at 9:36 am

    Love this! Making it this weekend! What size jute did you use and where did you get it??? Thanks!

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    July 29, 2015 at 5:51 pm

    whats the link to print instagram photos

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    Sanjil shakya
    December 19, 2017 at 12:26 am

    Nice pictures and topic too

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    January 13, 2018 at 1:16 am

    I will definitely try it! I like Instagram, too. I love the idea display them in a wall. I think I will add some string lights to the wall. It must be very pretty! Can’t wait to try this project. Thank you for the tutorial!

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