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The 10 Foot Photo Frame

By |2011-06-08T18:20:01+00:00June 8th, 2011|Austin Family Photograper, My Family, Our House|

No exaggeration!  Each image is 20×20 and the entire frame spans almost floor to ceiling.  Yes, when I tell my clients it is better to *go big* I can put my money where my mouth is 😉

This project has been a few years in the making.  We have this odd space in our foyer and it is the very first thing you see when you walk through our front door.  We really struggled with what we wanted to put there.  For a long time an art canvas hung there, it was art from Hawaii, where we got married.  But it just didn’t fill the space right.  I wanted something really *wow* and because there is just not that much of my work hung up around our house anymore, I really wanted it to say *a photographer lives here!!*  So Jase and I designed this frame, he built it, I filled it.  Well, I filled 3 of the spaces almost a year ago and two sat empty.  Sad, but true.  I finally got the last two holes filled and I love it!!  Of course, now we have Maggie who isn’t represented but I think that I’ll swap out the photo of Jase and I at the top (taken by my awesome photog friend Sara Lopez) and the one of Kylie and just do individual photos of Jase and I.  I think it will make more sense that way.  Until I can take new photos and order them (probably another year….) I absolutely love this.  It is exactly what I envisioned, Jason did a wonderful job.  Because we have little ones and rambunctious dogs with very active lab tails, we went with clear plexi to protect the images instead of glass.  It really sits front and center and in the middle of the house, the garage door is seen to the right, the bedrooms are off to the left of the foyer, the door to the left is the kitchen, the area to the right is the dining room leading to the living room….yeah, I’ll see it 50 times a day and smile.


  1. dayna runge June 8, 2011 at 6:15 PM

    oh wow!!! that is awesome!!!!!!!!! love it!

  2. Tina R June 8, 2011 at 6:16 PM

    LOVE it!!!

  3. Carrie Wibright June 8, 2011 at 6:21 PM

    LOVE IT!!

  4. Lisa Rajt June 8, 2011 at 6:21 PM

    REALLY awesome idea!

  5. Malyssa June 8, 2011 at 6:27 PM

    Love it! I like the two of you at the top. Maybe a picture of the dogs together at the bottom?

  6. Alinta June 8, 2011 at 6:32 PM

    LOVE this!!!! Ive been wondering what to do with a similar space and am completly running out of wall space these days! Will have to get hubbie onto it!!

  7. Melissa Hunnicutt June 8, 2011 at 7:02 PM

    Gorgeous! We have a similar spot, but what I’m lacking is the hubby that could make that. I wish they sold such a thing.
    It’s awesome!

  8. melissa June 8, 2011 at 7:13 PM

    love it!!

  9. Amy Shertzer June 8, 2011 at 8:35 PM

    This is stunning! I adore it and am so impressed how it all came together–love it!

  10. Michele (Pinkle Toes) June 8, 2011 at 10:14 PM

    LURVE! I see a future with Jason in custom frame building!

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  12. Kristy June 9, 2011 at 9:52 AM

    Looks amazing!!! I LOVE IT!!!! Awesome idea!!!

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  14. Andrea July 26, 2011 at 7:14 AM

    It is absolutely stunning. I would love a tutorial on how to make the frame.

  15. Katie August 17, 2011 at 2:30 PM

    LOVE this! I have the perfect wall to do this on!

  16. Laura Van Veen October 7, 2011 at 9:44 AM

    How did you do this? Are the pictures in a real frame? I would really LOVE step by step instructions; we live in an old stone farm house (built in the 1800’s) and this would be a great addition!!! Thank YOU!!!!

  17. Whitney Lovatt October 13, 2011 at 8:44 AM

    I would also LOVE a tutorial on how you made the frames!!! This is amazing!

  18. Rhea Northcut October 17, 2011 at 11:33 AM

    Wow. You have a very beautiful family! And you are obviously a talented bunch of people.

  19. Jessica January 2, 2012 at 12:28 AM

    I LOVE this!
    I think this picture frame might be on my husband’s to-do list! 😀

  20. Katrena January 16, 2012 at 4:53 PM

    What are the deminsions? Would love to have my husband make these. Thanks.

  21. natalie January 22, 2012 at 11:04 AM

    Where can I get one of those frames 10′? That looks amazing! Very creative!

  22. Vivian March 7, 2012 at 12:32 AM

    I love it and would really love a tutorial

  23. sandra March 8, 2012 at 1:43 PM

    who would have ever thought that is awesome. thank you for sharing

  24. nic March 17, 2012 at 9:36 AM

    love this

  25. nic March 17, 2012 at 9:37 AM

    like this

  26. Shelley March 27, 2012 at 5:57 PM

    LOVE this…how do I get a frame??
    thank you

  27. Gloria March 28, 2012 at 3:56 PM

    Love this picture!!!

  28. Kim March 30, 2012 at 5:37 AM

    I love this idea & I have the perfect place in my house for this. I would love step by step instructions on how this was made. Great idea!!!

  29. Melissa Rodd May 7, 2012 at 8:48 AM

    I would love to know the measurements of this frame please, where did you find the glass to put in each spot? Do you have a tutorial on this please? Where are you? I love your pics as well.

  30. Jessica June 7, 2012 at 7:27 AM

    Where can I buy one of these 10ft frames, I have pictures to fill it, but would love the frame! Thank You

  31. Danie Smallwood June 24, 2012 at 5:47 PM

    I love this so much!!! Thank you so much for sharing this idea.

  32. Kathie July 9, 2012 at 1:07 PM

    Just found your site through Craft Gossip…this is a wonderful idea. I’m taking photography lessons this summer. You take amazing photographs…I’m bookmarking your site!

  33. Cynthia Rodrigues Manchekar July 10, 2012 at 12:30 AM

    HI, I have neither the walls nor the talent to come up with something so fantastic. I am sure your guests feel welcomed by the sight of all of you beaming at them from the photo frame. I think a photo of the entire family would look great in this frame.

  34. Haley D. July 10, 2012 at 4:33 AM

    WOW! Your frame and photos are so impressive! What a statement this makes as a welcome to your home.

  35. Robin Feicht July 11, 2012 at 9:36 AM

    Wow, that’s super cute! What a great idea!

  36. linda pardy-mickey August 5, 2012 at 3:52 AM

    love it

  37. Teresa Pomerantz August 5, 2012 at 12:30 PM

    I also would love a tutorial on how to build the frames!

  38. carol carroll August 25, 2012 at 8:17 AM

    Interested in carrying your 10′ frame in my shop. Can you tell me if you do wholesale?

  39. Vicki Wooledge September 6, 2012 at 12:29 PM

    did you share how to make this awesome floor to ceiling frame?

  40. maria October 24, 2012 at 12:04 PM

    love it!

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  42. Faye November 3, 2012 at 6:06 PM

    I have 5 grandbabies and think I will get my hubs to make me a frame like this for my ill ones. This is very cute!!! Great job!!!

  43. brenda randolph December 2, 2012 at 4:55 PM

    love that what a great ideal perfect spot

  44. Margie December 22, 2012 at 2:05 PM

    How did you make the frame or where did you get it made????I LOVE IT and I have the best spot in my house for this…. I LOVE IT !!!!! Please help… Thanks

  45. Nicole May 15, 2013 at 7:34 PM

    Love this! Also love the wall color! What color is it if you don’t mind my asking??

  46. Kim VanDress June 2, 2013 at 6:17 PM

    Hi, I just love this and want to put it in my home. How did you make the frame? I have the same wall and can’t wait to put this together. Many thanks, Kim

  47. Debbie June 30, 2013 at 7:15 PM

    I love it how was it made – can I get directions 🙂

  48. michelle e. July 27, 2013 at 9:45 AM

    I love this!! I have the exact space in my hall/entry way. Would it be possible to email me the dimensions and tutorial on how to make this? I’ve had trouble for years on how to decorate this odd space. Nothing I put there looks good. Thanks for the fabulous idea!

    Michelle :O)

  49. Carrie Prather November 3, 2013 at 8:12 AM

    LOVE IT!! Where can I get the frame???? Please post or email…:)

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