16 Photo Styling Props for Your Blog & Social Media
Using photo styling props can be fun, but purchasing them can also get expensive. Especially when you are just starting out and experimenting with your style. You haven’t committed to a certain aesthetic or theme yet, but sometimes you just need a quick styled photo for a blog post or to post on Instagram.
But did you know that it doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg to style your very own photos? You can style your photos with a number of items that you probably have in your home right now. You just need to have a treasure hunt and a little bit of imagination to dig up some blog photo props and make your photos come to life!
Prop Idea #1: Flowers and Plants
Chances are you have some form of greenery in your home. Use these to add a natural and fresh element to any photo.
Prop Idea #2: Office Stationery
Cute pens, a letter holder or a fun catch-all can all be used in a styled photo.
Prop Idea #3: Notebooks
Who doesn’t love a cute notepad? We would also be lying if we said that we didn’t have a ton of them floating around the house. Use them stacked or single and the creative opportunities are endless.
Prop Idea #4: Books
Also something everyone has around the home. Use them to add depth to any photo and style as you please.
Prop Idea #5: Cellphone/Laptop
Turn any photo into a tech shot all by incorporating your own cellphone or laptop. Do you have a camera? You can use that too.
Prop Idea #6: Holiday Décor
A multitude of possibilities can be found just by opening up your decoration boxes. Use Christmas tree ornaments to bring any photo to life. Fall, Valentine’s, Easter, you get the picture.
Prop Idea #7: Wrapping Paper
Looking for a fun background? Look through the wrapping paper you use for gifting and we are sure this will make the perfect focal point for any photo.
Prop Idea #8: Fabrics and Textures
Whether it’s a blanket or your favourite cozy sweater, these can all be used as part of a background or a prop in a photo shoot.
8 more photo styling props you can find around your house:
What are your favourite props to use when styling your photos? Let us know in the comments below and don’t forget to get your very own set of 50 styled stock photos for FREE!