How To Make A Designer Print Using Your Phone

 

How to make a designer print with your phone. No need to fancy programs, this app lets you DIY your own home decor.

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!

Step 1:

Word Swag How To

Open up Word Swag and click the load image button.

Step 2:

How to create an image in wordswag

Load your desired background, I chose the pink bokeh style one.  I also reduced the opacity.

Step 3:

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.

Step 4:

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. 

Step 5:

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!

How to make a designer print with your phone. No need to fancy programs, this app lets you DIY your own home decor.

 

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20 comments on “How To Make A Designer Print Using Your Phone”

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  2. Looks awesome, thanks for the tutorial!!

  3. I just love this! and the fact you made it on your phone means you can be doing things like this in all those minutes you are waiting or out and about, waiting for someone or something.
    Thanks for sharing!

  4. So cute! Love the colour of the frame.

  5. That is so neat! Amazing what we can do with out phones. Pinning for later creating!

  6. What a great project Randa and I love the quote!

  7. But what about for Samsung phones? This app is only for Apple phones. 🙁

    • I’m sure if you look around in the Play Store there will be something similar. I have so many Font and Word apps on my phone 🙂

  8. I love this kind of project! It’s quite amazing what we can do with our phones. Thanks for sharing this-I’m pinning it now.

    I’m stopping by by via the Monday Funday link up. I’ve liked your other FB page and your G+. Thanks for hosting! Please stop by and say g’day if you have a chance.

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

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  11. Word swag download commencing now! Awesome job and how perfect for you in that vanity area!!

  12. Brilliant! I have been waiting to do a Quote frame for sometime, but didn’t know where to start. THANK YOU!

  13. That is so awesome, wow! I love how many apps there are out there just to improve Instagram pics, or make networking on there a little bit more fun. 😀 Wish Word Swag was available for Android phones… It looks like such a fun program, and as you showed, so useful for outside of instagram too! I would probably start using it for featured/titled images on my site if I had access, lol. Thanks for the heads up! 🙂

  14. so creative! it looks fabulous there!

  15. wow that is so impressive!

  16. What a great tutorial. Thanks for the idea.

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