12 Repurposed/Upcycled Thrifted/Garage Sale/Free Photo Display Ideas

March 25, 2021


Photo of repurposed notepad photo holder
A thrifted wooden wall notepad holder became a photo display for my grandparent's wedding photo HERE.

Below are 11 more repurposed photo holder projects!

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Photo of Ritz foot size ruler & photo frame
This upcycled frame is displayed on a Ritz foot size ruler with velcro!  See the project post HERE.

Photo of repurposed clipboard style photo holder

Photo of chair back repurposed as photo display
This is another of my photo display favorites! A chairback frame with a photo of my mom. 

Photo of repurposed ping pong paddle photo display
This long handled ping pong paddle and a regular paddle were repurposed in a blog post HERE.

Photo of crib rail photo display
This crib rail was repurposed as a photo display in a blog post HERE.  It still hangs on a wall in my hallway.  

And yes, I am one of the kids.  I am the baby on the left in the bonnet.

Photo of vegetable grater photo holder
This vegetable grater photo tag project AND the trouser hanger project below are both described in detail in a blog post HERE.

Photo of trouser hanger photo display

Photo of repurposed clipboard style photo holder
A free pig mail organizer was repurposed as a clipboard style photo holder in my blog post HERE.

Photo of cabinet panel/grater photo display
One of my favorite photo holders, also featured in a magazine, started out with a grater and a free chippy cabinet panel.  A post explaining the project can be found in the link above.

Photo of window screen photo holder
One of my garage sale window screens became a great magnetic photo holder!  See the upcycle process in the link above.

Photo of vintage mailbox door photo frame
Post Office Mail Box Door Photo Frames made fun photo holders for vintage family photos. A rectangular mail box door also in link above.

Do you have any clever photo display projects too?

Thanks for reading my blog, Carlene

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