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The easiest way to hang a big photo (as seen in Audrey’s room)

    One late addition to Audrey’s bedroom makeover (did you see the reveal? If not, here it is) was the big, adorable black and white photo. Audrey is the lucky little sister to three brothers that really love her and it seemed fitting to highlight their relationship. How to hang a large photo print without a frame (it's super easy) / jones design companyThe photo was taken by my friend Paige when she flew out from Atlanta, stayed in what used to be the guest room (and is now Audrey’s room) and took the most wonderful pictures of me and Audrey and our whole family. This one of the four kids will forever be a cherished capture.
    How to hang a large photo print without a frame (it's super easy) / jones design companyOne of the best and least expensive ways to get a big photo is to send it to an office store and ask for an engineering print. It’s just a black and white photocopy – definitely nothing special – but for $3.49, who cares?! The slightly pixely quality makes it artsy and you can order in several different sizes.

    To hang, I decided not to poke holes in the print itself, but instead grabbed a few office basics and made up my own hanging method.
    How to hang a large photo print without a frame (it's super easy) / jones design companyI clipped four mini binder clips to each corner, then stuck to the wall with a thumb tack.

    See? Easiest way to hang a big photo, ever.

    17 thoughts on “The easiest way to hang a big photo (as seen in Audrey’s room)”

    1. I did this!!! I feel in love with your idea and a while ago I painted a calla lily print that is not a normal size. I was having a hard time getting a custom frame that was super expensive so I decided to use this idea!!! I put it on instagram and tag you!

    2. What a sweet picture and a great idea to use an engineering print. Don’t laugh, but my husband is an engineer and I didn’t realize this option was available to us regular folks. I’m going to recommend engineering prints for our schools fundraiser posters. What a great savings.

    3. Not only is that picture adorable, and your daughter very lucky to have doting brothers (what a blessing, it makes my heart warm), but your picture hanging idea is fabulous! You always come up with the simplest and cutest answers to common challenges!

    4. I use the engineered prints all the time. I teach preschool, take a fall picture of my 3 different groups & have them made into large prints. I have the prints laminated, they hang in my room all year & through a drawing one lucky child takes it home at the end of the year. The children love looking at themselves, all kinds of conversation takes place under those prints. Love your blog, several of your downloads hang outside my door at school. Mickey in Pennsylvania!

    5. Where did you have the engineering prints done? I went to Office Max (I think) and they refused to do it for me unless it was actual engineering prints.

    6. I just bought some engineering prints and was trying to decide how to hang them…this post helps me tons! :) Where did you put the thumbtack?

    7. I love this idea! I keep forgetting the engineering prints exist (even though I’ve used them before) and we have a sofa over which I can never decide what to hang. Maybe I’ll just rotate engineering prints out for now! Thanks for sharing!

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