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12 Months of Martha: DIY Photo Art You Can Personalize

Have you heard about 12 Months of Martha? A select group of 19 talented bloggers receives the latest and greatest Martha Stewart Crafts products each month, while we wait patiently to see what they dream up. Follow our #12MonthsofMartha crew to inspire your next crafting session!

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Photography by: Courtesy of Design Improvised

Using colorful dots created with the Martha Stewart Crafts tools she received in her 12 Months box, Haeley of Design Improvised has created a spectacular project to creatively enhance black-and-white photographs. Check out the how-to below!

 

Supplies

  • Circle punches (Haeley used Martha Stewart Crafts 1-Inch Circle Punch, Scalloped Circle Layering Punch, and Heavy Duty 1/4-Inch Circle Punch) 
  • Colorful paper or card stock 
  • Black-and-white photos (Haeley printed hers at home on white card stock) 
  • Glue (Haeley used the Martha Stewart Glue Pen)
  • Colorful frame
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Photography by: Courtesy of Design Improvised

Procedure

1. Use your punches and colorful paper or card stock to make circles in a variety of sizes and colors.
2. Lay out your circles on your photos until you have them how you want them. Then affix with a little glue. This glue pen does the job perfectly -- no mess!
3. Frame your new piece of art.

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About the Author

Haeley Giambalvo

Haeley Giambalvo is the founder of Design Improvised -- a blog focused on easy home decor and entertaining projects that make a big impact. Almost all the projects on her blog can be completed in less than an hour for $20 or less. Haeley is passionate about any craft involving pom-poms or balloons. Her idea to combine the two to make pom-pom balloons was the best decision she ever...

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