When I first began blogging many years ago, I didn't think that it would ever turn into something I loved 6 years later. I used to take photos on for my blog using a sony cybershot phone to show you the items of clothing and what I've been loving. Now I hunt homeware stores, stationery stores and charity shops for blogging props to make my blog photos look unique. I've had a few comments lately asking where are the props I use from so I thought I'd share this with you all.
Marble Contact Paper - I can't remember whose blog post I read about marble contact paper but I love how using this as a blog background makes my photos look more sleek and professional. I picked mine up from Amazon here. If you're a marble lover like me, you may want to pick up this contact paper too as it's darker and it will add a different effect to your photos. I'm trying to find a white wood background background and I have my eye on this contact paper.
Magazines - These are a typical thing everyone has in their rooms and they make such good blogging backgrounds for photos. I love using Elle, Vogue and Marie Claire magazines and it helps if the magazine has a pretty cover for that month!
Make-up Products - Make-up works really well in the background of blogging photos. I love using eyelash curlers (you can pick up some cheap ones here). You can use lipsticks, make-up brushes, nail polishes and it helps build up a photo.
Stationery - What would a quirky blog photo be without stationery? I find that notebooks with pretty backgrounds, journals, pens, tissue paper and patterned paper all make great backgrounds and prompts for blog posts. I love searching around paperchase, TK Maxx and Whsmith for my stationery needs. I recently picked up a diary and a couple of small notepads in TK Maxx which I absolutely adore. I've found some online similar that I think would work well in blog photos here and here.
What do you use for blog photo props?
Also an added note to this post I just wanted to say thank you so much to everyone who has commented on my blog lately. I am writing and scheduled my posts super late at night as I do my dissertation all day at the moment! I appreciate every single comment and I'm hoping to have some time to reply to them soon! but thank you so much! x