Now that our phones double as cameras, taking pictures is a snap. We accumulate hundreds of photos which are then promptly lost as they’re stored in files and folders on our computers and phones, maybe a Facebook album or two, only to get a look here and there, or to never pass by our eyes again. But as we are all transformed into amazing photographers with the help of Instagram, our lovely little square shots deserve a little more attention. Thankfully, inspired creative tech types are here to help turn our digital memories into physical objects. We’ve gathered our favorite 5 apps to get you started, so read on and keep shooting.
Turn your Instagrams into magnets and get your photos sticking everywhere. How about covering your kitchen with all your food shots?
Find out more at Stickygram.com
You guessed it. Turn your Instagrams into sandstone coasters and keep them forever. A cocktail never looked so good.
Find out more at coastermatic.com
Send a real life postcard in the real life mail with this app. Once you’ve connected it to your Instagram account, selecting a photo and sending it off is so super easy, you’ll finally be sending your great auntie that Birthday note that got lost in the mail for the last several years. (Poor auntie.)
Find out more at postagramapp.com
Have a custom-made, hand-stitched pillow made from your favorite Instagrams by brother and sister team, Doug and Rachel. Because they’re right; a pillow IS way more comfortable to take a nap on than an iPhone.
Find out more at stitchtagram.com
Mix and match with the teeny tiles complete with magnets or a tile large enough for a substantial wall hanging with ImageSnap. A 12 by 12 inch Slab will look powerful against the wall or a selection of Classics would make for a crafty mosaic.
Find out more at Imagesnap.com