Framed Instagram prints for the home

Instagram photographs as artwork

I’d like to think that my own Instagram photographs are good to look at – visual, interesting and well captured. But a photographer, I am not!

So being able to have the chance to display the artwork of somebody who is talented (and who has taken a striking and beautiful image) for a very reasonable price – is really rather cool.

We have been after some artwork that is affordable for the walls of our new-build for some time now. But I haven’t been sure where to look. I have been getting a little tired of the mass produced canvasses sold on the high street, and instead like interesting prints and photographs in frames.

Post Collective is the first online gallery that exclusively sells works from Instagram artists. It was born out of the struggle to access aesthetic works of photography art that are affordable. Post Collective makes photographs from Instagram artists come to life that are until now only shared on people’s Smartphone screens.

From the artists and collections I went for Balloons in the Field by Maria Lazaridou (as show below).

Not only does it remind me of our new hometown of Worcester (as there are so many corn fields here) but I love the colours and the blue sky. It fits in perfectly with my contemporary decor and gives us a really bright, colourful piece on the wall or shelf.

Artwork for the home - via Instagram Images via Instagram for the home

It is framed with a white wooden frame and set behind glass.

I love it; it feels stylish but also in keeping with our family home. Playful, and yet modern.

Love, Jess x

 

Post written in collaboration.

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28 Comments

  1. May 17, 2016 / 10:51 am

    I love this picture Jess, the blue sky looks amazing. This is such a good idea!
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    • May 18, 2016 / 9:36 am

      Thanks Gemma – I love it and it really brightens up the room! 🙂 xx

  2. May 18, 2016 / 12:01 pm

    That is such a pretty little picture! Perfect for this time of the year too. I love that there are so many different things you can do with Instagram photos now, lots of fun! xxx
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    • May 18, 2016 / 1:40 pm

      Me too so cool..! xx

  3. May 18, 2016 / 12:05 pm

    What a great idea and it’s such a pretty and uplifting picture. I wouldn’t really display photos that I take but love the creativity of others Xx
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    • May 18, 2016 / 1:41 pm

      Me too – I frame ones of the children but nothing else. I love these as they’re pretty & stylish too xx

  4. May 18, 2016 / 2:16 pm

    Oh, I love this! Had no idea you could get prints of others’ insta photos! I’ve only printed my own thus far (which are a little lacking too!). Must check this out.

    • May 18, 2016 / 2:26 pm

      I know, brilliant idea and very reasonable too xx

  5. May 18, 2016 / 4:23 pm

    I love it! Brilliant image, I am definitely going to do this. I see sooooooo many pretty photos I’d love to have as prints on instagram xx

    • May 18, 2016 / 5:32 pm

      I know there is so much talent – and all just only viewed on our phones!! xx

  6. May 18, 2016 / 8:36 pm

    What a great idea, that is a lovely image too. Never would have thought of buying an instagram picture!

    • May 18, 2016 / 9:50 pm

      Thanks – me neither, great concept isn’t it xx

  7. May 18, 2016 / 8:55 pm

    What a great idea. And this picture is so bright and colourful. Those balloons look perfect against the very blue sky. #HomeEtc

    • May 18, 2016 / 9:50 pm

      Thanks lovely, it looks like it could be here in Worcester so I love it! xx

    • May 19, 2016 / 9:29 am

      Thanks Becky, me too – glad they found me! xx

  8. May 18, 2016 / 10:46 pm

    I didn’t know this even existed. I love that IG has made people into artists and that you can now buy their work. That print is beautiful! x
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    • May 19, 2016 / 9:29 am

      Thanks Donna much appreciated 🙂 xx

    • May 20, 2016 / 2:43 pm

      Isn’t it? Love this, and will definitely be using it again xx

  9. May 21, 2016 / 12:04 pm

    When I saw the print on your Instagram I assumed it must have been your photo (my head can’t quite get around the issues they must face getting permissions from people for use of their images!). It’s good to know there’s sites like this out there, there’s something about a square print and frame that’s just a little more appealing…

    • May 22, 2016 / 1:02 pm

      I wish I had taken it 🙂 xx

  10. May 21, 2016 / 10:38 pm

    What a fab idea – there are aome amazingly talented photographers over at Instagram, and it is great there is an avenue for them to sell their stuff 🙂 #homeetc
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    • May 22, 2016 / 1:01 pm

      I agree – and what a great place to find them too xx

  11. May 24, 2016 / 12:38 pm

    Aaah I LOVE it!! What a fabulous idea! And I love the image that you’ve chosen too — so fresh and summery! Thanks so much for hosting with me pet — I love our linky!!!! 🙂 It’s a YEAR tomorrow!!!!! Happy birthday to us!!!!! Caro x
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