23 Fun πŸ€— DIY Projects to Keep Photographers πŸ“Έ Busy for Days πŸ—“ ...


It's winter, the slow(ish) season for photographers, and there's no better way to kill some time, flex your creative muscle, and end up with some cute new photo props than to DIY your February away.

Til the clients start calling to book their next session, these DIY projects will keep you occupied and then some.

1. Conversation Heart Prop

Conversation Heart Prop

I made one of these (a blue one that says "Be Mine") for my Valentine's Day mini sessions, and it was a hit!

They're easy to make and only cost about $5 each, including the wood heart, the paint, and the brushes.

2. Bow Tie

Bow Tie

You can make matching ties for daddy and his little man for your next family shoot (blue plaid is always an excellent choice) or you can make one with little shamrocks for a St.

Paddy's Day shoot...

or a rainbow one for a rainbow baby newborn shoot...

the possibilities are endless, and your prop box will runneth over.

3. St. Patrick's Day Photo Props

St. Patrick's Day Photo Props

If you're more of a photo-booth type tog, then these fun DIY props will add some silly to your St.

Paddy's Day shoots.

4. Holly Headband

Holly Headband

I know your holiday sessions are months away, but wouldn't this headband be adorable for your Christmas-time stash?

5. Wreath


For my holiday minis this year, I'll be having the families stand together and hold a wreath, either their own, or maybe this one!

Isn't it pretty?

6. PaperPoppies


Bright flowers are ideal for photo shoots, but they're pricey and sometimes hard to find.3

Why not make a bunch that last and last?

7. Flower Backdrop

Flower Backdrop

I don't shoot indoors much, but wow, would this make a pretty backdrop!

8. Floral Crown

Floral Crown

Make one of these in bright, tropical colors, and one in soft, pretty pastels.

Jumbo Flowers
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