Dorm Room Decor DIY: Photo Collages

As I get ready to move back into school on Tuesday, my inner decorating diva is coming out. Since I am now going to be living in a double instead of a quad at Quinnipiac, I have much more room to decorate. My love for photos, life long preservatives of memories, was very obvious to anyone who stepped into my room last year due to my large cork board and surrounding open space being covered with photos. Since I have more space to decorate this year, I decided that I wanted to do something a little bit different than just a cork board of photos to decorate (besides hang up my abundance of One Direction posters and Alpha Delta Pi crafts, of course).

I went to Walmart and for less than ten dollars I was able to get a large 16 inches by 20 inches photo frame to put the photos in. I then went to CVS, who was having a sale for fifteen cent photos with your CVS Card, to print out photos. Once I had the frame and the photos, I was able to start putting it all together!

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The reason I got this frame was because it said that it was easy to undo the glass and it really was! After taking off the plastic, I was very easily able to snap the glass out of the frame. It took enough muscle to know that it wouldn’t just easily fall out, but not enough muscle that I was going to need a screwdriver or any other tool. In fact, there were no screws on the frame at all!

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With the glass popped out, I turned over the cardboard to reveal the black side. Then, I took all my photos and started stategically laying them out on the board. It wasn’t an easy task to fit the pictures in- I had to see what could lay where, which meant some photos would overlap, and sometimes find pictures that were zoomed out farther to sit in between photos where there was not a lot of room. It wasn’t a long process, but the perfectionist in me wanted to make sure that it was absolutely perfect.

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No glue was even required because I just snapped the glass back in, just as easily as it snapped out. Another perk of not using glue is that I can reuses this frame as time goes on for my dorm room decor. As time passes, I will want to swap in new photos. To do so, all I will have to do is snap the glass out, remove the photo, then snap the glass in. Super easy!

Overall, this quick and easy DIY took me about 15 minutes and will preserve my memories a lot better than just pinning them up!

I love the way the frame came out and I can’t wait to hang it in my room on Tuesday!

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Cute New Sorority Stickers from the Girls at Greek Cover Photo

My sorority girl self previously posted about Greek Cover Photo, a site that allows for free downloads of already made Facebook cover photos representing different sororities.

Well, the girls from Greek Cover Photo have now added a new feature to their site – the ability to purchase sorority stickers!

The stickers are absolutely so cute and offer a variety of different themes, ranging from

sorority (this one representing my sorority, Alpha Delta Pi) :

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to monograms (what sorority girl doesn’t love her monograms?!):

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to plain decorative stickers:

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The stickers are perfect to give as gifts to your little/big, or to keep for yourself to put on your laptop or notebook. I know I am so in love with the flag with the diamonds on it to represent ADPi that I will probably end up getting that one to put on my laptop right next to my other Alpha Delta Pi stickers! With recruitment coming up, the stickers also work as unique name tags.

On all of the stickers, you can customize them with your name or monogram for free! How awesome is that?! (This is such a big perk if you do decide to use them as name tags for recruitment.)

If your entire sorority is interested, or even a big group of sisters, the girls from Greek Cover Photo offer free shipping and 20% off on bulk orders of 50 or more! Use the coupon code BULKLOVE at checkout today.

Visit the Greek Cover Photo’s sticker shop today to purchase your sticker!

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