Vintage photographs can be picked up for pocket change at flea markets, charity shops, or yard sales, not to mention your family's own attic.
To get the look above, grab some boxes out of the recycling or hit a shoe store, a lot of clients leave the boxes and their lids behind and the staff will be happy to give them to you for free. Don't forget to pick up some bright paint - the little sample sizes are perfect for this project. Mount the pictures on top of the boxes, or cut out the boxes and use them as mats with the pictures attached to the underside.
For an even more unique picture wall do a theme like anonymous pets, 70s fashion or random unknown families.
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