How To Make A Designer Print Using Your Phone
My UNG DRILL Ikea Hack that I posted two weeks ago was a hit. I received a few messages on Facebook and via email asking me where I got the designer print that featured the Coco Chanel quote. I actually made it and here’s how you can too:
I used the app Word Swag, it’s a fun way to dress up your Instagram posts and I’m excited that I found a new use for it.
I apologize for the broken images. I originally had this DIY on an old blog and imported the posts to TBK. Unfortunately, I lost a couple images. I will make a video soon!
Open up Word Swag and click the load image button.
Load your desired background, I chose the pink bokeh style one. I also reduced the opacity.
Double tap on the text and add your desired saying and at the bottom write the source, or there are some random generators to surprise you with quotes.
Change your font, layout and font color to what you desire and save to your phone. Note: when you are making your image in Word Swag, take into consideration the size of your frame.
The image and resolution are not at the quality at this point to be printing in a large format. So I emailed it to myself and opened up Photoshop (if you don’t have Photoshop try PicMonkey). I upped the resolution to 300 DPI and changed the size to 16×20, this way I knew it would fit in the frame, I would just have to cut it into an oval shape. The font was squished up a bit from the original look, but it still looked alright. I then ordered it from an online photo company (I used Shutterfly), be sure to google coupon codes because I scored an additional 40% off on this!
The finished look was this:
It was the perfect look for the vanity frame, and I’m so happy it turned out. When it showed up, I cut it to fit in the frame and my UNG DRILL IKEA HACK project was complete. In total this project cost me $14!