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Grad Gift Idea (+ My Favorite Place to Buy Frames!)

Today I have a graduation gift idea that is no joke. (Sorry, just couldn’t resist.)

How many high school and college about-to-be graduates do you know that spent the last four years debating Mayfair versus Rise on Instagram (always go for Mayfair, y’all), but never actually took the time to physically print their memories?

Enter: Framebridge. How does it work you might ask?

Simply pick a frame style from their 20+ gorgeous options, select your mat online or on their mobile app, and preview your art in the frame. Then, send over your art via the mail or Internet, and let Framebridge do the rest. They’ll use high quality materials to custom frame your art to its exact dimensions.

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My favorite about-to-be college graduate happens to be my sister. While Framebridge can frame anything (including canvases!), I knew some of her best memories were stored online, so I chose to give her four Instagram mini frames.

You guys—getting these frames printed was the definition of hassle free. No confusing pricing, no waiting in line, no imagining what a black versus white mat would look like.

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All I had to do was download the Framebridge mobile app, link it up to Instagram, choose the photos I want, and select the frame. You even check out right in the app, making it perfect for anyone on the go like me!

But Framebridge doesn’t just stop there—they even send you everything you need to hang your new piece of art. And for a family that has a tendency to over rely on command strips, it’s such a nice touch to be able to give my sister the frame and the nails.

(Ability to hang frame without adding extra holes to your wall not included.)

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So to my sister, Jennifer—happy graduation! I am so proud of you, and can’t wait to see what the next chapter has in store—plenty more ‘frameable’ moments, I’m sure.

And remember: for both the good days and the bad days ahead, there’s always wine.

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Thank you to Framebridge for sponsoring this post and for supporting the brands that keep A Touch of Teal’s doors open!

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  1. Louise wrote:

    Such a stunning gift! Great idea and fun memory to have! I myself, have way too little articles on the walls. x

    Louise
    http://louiseplace.com

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    • Katie wrote:

      Thanks Louise! I have always had a soft spot for overcrowded walls myself :]

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  2. Courtney wrote:

    Great gift idea.

    BTW, who did you cheer for?! I was a Maryland Twister!

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    • Katie wrote:

      Thanks Courtney! So, it’s my sister in the cheer pics. She’s on JMU Club Cheer now, but in high school she cheered for All Star Legacy. We’ve always been a big fan of the Twisters – especially F5!

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  3. Bree wrote:

    LOVE Framebridge, these are such a great idea for a graduation gift!

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    • Katie wrote:

      Thanks Bree! I am having a hard time resisting getting everything framed!

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  4. Such a gorgeous photoframes, definitely going to take a look at Framebridge.

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    • Katie wrote:

      Take a look for sure! Such wonderful quality too.

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  5. Pictures are worth a thousand words and a thousand memories! I love this idea and it is beautiful. Great gift idea.

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    • Katie wrote:

      Thanks Aimee! Could not agree more.

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  6. Lisa wrote:

    This is so cool! I’ve just really started using Instagram, but there are some pictures I’d totally like to print. This is a great grad gift. We didn’t have stuff like this when I graduated, and that was only a few years ago haha.

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    • Katie wrote:

      Thanks Lisa! You’re going to have to get the Framebridge app – it makes getting those IG pictures printed so easy! There was nothing like this when I graduated two years ago either.

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  7. CS Gems wrote:

    What a cute idea! Love this for a graduation gift!
    XO
    Carrie and Stacy
    http://www.csgemsjewelry.com

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    • Katie wrote:

      Thanks Carrie and Stacy! xo

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  8. Brenda wrote:

    I love giving photographs as gifts! Thank you so much for sharing. I know what I will be doing for Father and Mother’s day this year 🙂

    xoxo
    Brenda
    http://www.alaplagestyle.com

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    • Katie wrote:

      I hope your Mom and Dad like them! That is such a great idea too!

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  9. Amanda R wrote:

    Such a great idea!! Plus I just love the tassels in the background!!! <3

    xoxo,
    Amanda | http://www.thechambraybunny.com

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    • Katie wrote:

      Thanks so much! xo

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  10. Such a cute idea for a Graduation Gift! I am always on the hunt for new ways to hang pictures!

    xoxo
    Brooke

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    • Katie wrote:

      Thanks Brooke! You’ll definitely have to check out Framebridge.

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  11. Wow, what a great gift idea! Thank you for sharing!

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    • Katie wrote:

      Thanks Valerie! xo

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  12. Whitney wrote:

    How cute!! I love it, what a great gift!!

    http://www.Fashionabella.com

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    • Katie wrote:

      Glad you liked it Whitney!

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  13. Tina wrote:

    This would be a great graduation gift idea! I think it would be a thoughtful present for many other occasions too like Father’s/Mother’s Day and birthdays!

    Tina
    http://www.justatinabit.com

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    • Katie wrote:

      Thanks Tina! I think so too – or it could also be cute for an invite to a smaller party or a way you ask girls to be in your wedding! The possibilities are endless!

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  14. Brooke wrote:

    Very cool, love this! Thanks for introducing me to Frambridge! xoxo

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    • Katie wrote:

      Of course, Brooke! xo

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  15. What a cute idea!! Happy graduation to your sister!

    xoxo, Elena Michelle
    http://www.anewyorkloveaffair.com

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    • Katie wrote:

      Thanks Elena!

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  16. I love this! All of my friends are graduating this year and I cannot wait to order some of these for them!
    xo, Kyla – KyMarieC

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  17. What a great idea! I looooveee framebridge.

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