Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Christmas Photo Booth Props

Thanks for all the sweet words about our Christmas Card photo shoot. :) It really was so fun! I had a few people ask me if I used stencils to create the photo booth props...I sketched them out myself, but a few of the pieces were absolutely inspired from this Etsy shop. And the cotton ball "snow" idea came from this photo. I pinned both ideas on Pinterest, and I've got to say it was fun to see one of the many projects I've pinned come to life. :) 

That holiday photo prop kit on Etsy was decently priced, so go there if you're interested! :) But if you want to create the pieces yourself, I thought I'd share the stencils I made. They're on 8x11" pieces of paper...so you could insert the pictures to a Word document, then print, and cut. I used my stencils to trace and then cut from Colorbök scrapbook paper I got at Walmart, but you should be able get at any craft store (the patterned paper was thin and needed to be double-layered with card stock). The mistletoe, Santa hat, and elf hat all have multiple pieces that you can just use a glue stick to stick together.  Then I added the final touch by hot glueing sturdy kabob skewers to the props. And voilà! You've got festive photo booth fun.  :) Perfect for getting extra-cheery Christmas card photos, or great for a photo booth at a Holiday party, be it for family and friends or co-workers at a company party!

*** I'm sharing this over at WhipperBerry!!
Go see what other holiday projects and recipes people are sharing! :)


Catherine said...

This is too cute. So clever. Great blog!!

Catherine (your newest follower)
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Megan Wait said...

I always read your posts, but comment very little (sorry about that). But I actually wanted to come and tell you that I cannot believe how big Ava has gotten!

And she looks just like her daddy!

kylie said...

looks like we had the same christmas gram idea! yours was executed with perfection! LOVE IT!

lemondedis said...

thanks a lot ! i shared the link here : http://www.pinterest.com/lemondedis2/photos-photobooth-photoprops/

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