Creative DIY Ways to Display Your Photos

Your photos don’t have to sit on your computer or behind an expensive frame, as there are so many cool and DIY ways to display images. Putting some creative thought into how you hang your pictures throughout your living space highlights great memories and photography in a unique way.

We all love taking photos, so grab some friends and personalize your space with your very own art. The DIY display options are endless, it just takes a little bit of creativity. Here are a couple of ideas to help inspire you.


These coasters are a simple and fun way to show off your photos, be crafty, and leave your coffee tables spotless. Every time you lift your glass you will be reminded of the great memory that’s printed on your coaster. Cheers to your personalized drink coasters!

We Love To Create – DIY Photo Coasters
Personalised Photo Coasters

Geometric Frame

This geometric photo display adds a sleek, modern touch to your home. The easy-to-make piece of art is a great option for a smaller, more narrow space. The nice thing about this project is that you can totally customize the design to fit your own creative imagination.

The Caldwell Project – DIY Geometric Photo Display
geometric photo frame

PVC Pipe Vase

Having a gathering? This little project is great for a centerpiece display or even an outdoor space. It’s a fun way to see your photography and be able to share it with the whole table, while also adding flowers to brighten the mood.

Mod Podge Rocks – Mother’s Day Photo Vases from PVC Pipe
pvc pipe photo vase

Photo Map

This photo map is an awesome gift for an anniversary or wedding. Show off to everyone who visits your home the places you’ve been and ground you have covered within the states. This is also a motivator to travel to new and exciting places.

Cut, Craft, Create – Personalized Photo Map
photo map

Instagram Photo Stand

For those of you who love Instagram prints, this is a super creative way to fill in that blank wall you can’t keep your eye off of and feature all of those popular photos on your social media account. What better way to enjoy memories than to create this display.

The DIY Dreamer – Instagram Photo Stand
instagram photo stand

Photo Holders

Got clay? Add some spice to your work desk with these super minimal photo and memo holders. Follow the basic directions for this idea or create a unique one of your own.

Sugar & Cloth – Mini Mountain Photo Holders
mountain photo holders

DIY Wooden Picture Frame

Have you ever thought of transferring your photos to wood? It’s possible and pretty simple with practice. The supplies are minimal and the outcome is absolutely stunning, adding a rustic element to your walls.

Southern Revivals – DIY Pallet Photo Frames
pallet photo frames

Other Ideas

Still needing more creative ideas? Here’s another list of unique picture frames that display your photos in a unique way. Our favorite is using an old french door!

GoodPrints – Unique Picture Frame Ideas
diy picture frame