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30.6.15

1 DIY Instagram Polaroid Wall Art - Free Printable


This project is inspired by a styled shot we saw at UO this past week for a fun new lens filter set for the Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Camera. Loved how they put together the different coloured images merging them together to create a cool piece of wall art.

Since we don't have the camera and wanted to do something similar for the studio (like now), we thought it would make for a fun project using our instagrams photos with Illustrator and share here on the blog too! So if you don't have an Instax camera, here's some free printables that'll work!

Download and print:

There are two sheets of blue (making for 8 insta-polaroids per sheet), two of the green, two yellow and two red. We also made a combo if you just wanted to make a smaller set so you can just print out two of each colour if you wish; or add them to the others to make the wall art even bigger. In total there are 30 images. We printed ours out on card stock paper, but if you wanted an even more realistic look, print out on glossy photo paper.  These prints/images are from our instagram and are for personal use only (of course). To print out, see below links for each set.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_x76Q8hDPrBSmlKYl91ZUZjcWM/view?usp=sharing

Click here to print Blue 1.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_x76Q8hDPrBbDhUd29YYm03OGM/view?usp=sharing

Click here to print Blue 2

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_x76Q8hDPrBTFhrZ0pzWklhNHc/view?usp=sharing

Click here to print Green 1

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_x76Q8hDPrBNGVrb29xcUNUNHc/view?usp=sharing

Click here to print Green 2

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_x76Q8hDPrBNWh3TGY3NlNDRnM/view?usp=sharing

Click here to print yellow 1
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_x76Q8hDPrBbEVwUmEzLUNMb2M/view?usp=sharing

Click here to print yellow 2
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_x76Q8hDPrBR0NxMVVHQ09Mb1k/view?usp=sharing

Click here to print Red 1.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_x76Q8hDPrBaFpwaGRpbnVPR0k/view?usp=sharing

Click here to print Red 2.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_x76Q8hDPrBUXVIMDFmQjJKYjg/view?usp=sharing

Click here to print the blue/green.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_x76Q8hDPrBWHBBUDBjbHhrT00/view?usp=sharing

Click here to print the yellow/red.


Once printed, cut each polaroid out either with a scissors or paper cutter and then arrange merging the colours together like a colour wheel, the blue, then green, yellow and then red.  Or the opposite, red, yellow, green blue.  When done, paste up on the wall. We did ours using masking tape. These are super easy to hang, as long as the first one is straight.  Then just eyeball —aligning each one about a quarter inch apart in each direction.  And that is it! A nice little summery set to update a room!  Enjoy!




25.6.15

7 10 Weekend Projects to Try



Our weekly round-up is here,  a mini summer theme if you noticed. It's going to be a beautiful weekend to make something!


22.6.15

0 Sneak Peek - July Issue of Inside Out Mag!


As the Northern Hemisphere starts to enjoy the long summer days, our friends down under are getting deep into winter, and as Lee Tran Lam, Managing Editor of Inside Out Magazine tells us, their new July issue (out Thursday) is proof of this!  And we have a sneak peek of what looks to be another lovely issue.  Lee Tran Lam gives us the details:


2 Dispatch from Denmark | New By Nord Copenhagen A/W 15


The brand new Autumn/winter collection from By Nord Copenhagen has launched making it one of their strongest and most coherent collections to date. This season they are focusing on what they do best —textiles, color-schemes, quality of fabric and the Nordic expression that has always been unique to By Nord Copenhagen.


19.6.15

2 New Collab | Gallant & Jones + Dawn Surf


Vancouver-based Gallant & Jones (the company that makes those gorgeous deck chairs) is back this season collaborating with local Vancouver shaper, Dawn Surf. Together, they've created two new surfboards, each hand shaped for specific surfing styles and enjoyment. Gallant & Jones helped to design the aesthetics and left all the tech-nical stuff to Shane Janssen of Dawn Surf who has been surfing his whole life.