A Unique Way to Display Newborn Photos

We invested in photos of our baby and I wanted to find a unique way to display newborn photos. I thought a feature wall would be great because we have the wall space, but,again, I wanted a unique way to display newborn photos! I was so excited last week when I came home from work to see a big box on my doorstep because I knew that the photo boards I ordered from PhotoBarn had arrived. I love all the different materials and ways you can print photos these days, and I was so excited to find PhotoBarn which prints photos on wood.

Unique Way to Display Newborn photos with feature wall

When Aiden was 11 days old we invested in a newborn photo shoot with Devon Roe Photography. I am so glad we did, because he has already changed so much and I love looking back at how tiny he was. Plus newborns are pretty hard to get good photos of so I appreciate the expert work Devon did. We purchased a digital file package so we could reprint the pictures as we wanted.

Once we got the photos back we had to figure out what to do with them. I found PhotoBarn and knew I could find a unique and special way to display the newborn photos. We ened up going with the 12 x 12 photo boards. They were the perfect way to display our favorite shots and the wood fits in perfectly with our rustic décor and the rustic theme the photos have. The most difficult part was choosing which photos to have printed on the boards.

Ultimately, we decided to print the photos that had a wood background or blue swaddle. This kept the look cohesive. When they arrived I tried to put a close up photo, a family photo, and a photo of just Aiden on each row. I love the way it looks.

Although the boards are fairly expensive PhotoBarn often has some kind of sale. We got a great deal when we purchased our boards. Also, they take care to make sure the product is done right. It took some extra time to get the boards because when they first printed them, they didn’t love the quality so they reprinted.

Did you get newborn photos done? Did you find a unique way to display newborn photos? Please share!

If you liked this post check out DIY Monthly Milestone Photos for Baby, Sweet DIY Birth Announcement Chalkboard, and Creating a Playroom in a Small Space.

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Melissa

Hi, I’m Melissa! I am a mama to an energetic toddler, a wife to my amazing husband Dan, and I work full-time as a meeting planner. I started this blog because, after having my little guy, I quickly learned that exhaustion and baby brain causes you to forget some of the amazing (sometimes horrible and sometimes wonderful) details related to the first several months of raising a baby. Considering we may have more kids in the future, I want to document everything we do, so we remember what worked the first time around, and hopefully help other first time mamas along the way!

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