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you’ve all probably seen an image of photos arranged in a heart shape before… i know it’s been done. i found this one particularly sweet though – i like how it consists of all images of deer. and it got me thinking about other variations you could try this with. i have this one wall in my apartment with nothing on it, so i think i might do something like this but i can’t decide what!

my first inclination was to make a collage of my favorite photos of various places i’ve been… but then i thought this might be a really fun project for the new year – making a collage of photos from the past year. i decided to try it out at work today using some of my favorite images from our 2010 catalogs!

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it was really cool just looking back through this year’s catalogs and tearing out my favorite images.  i feel like they just kept getting better and better this year -  i didn’t think our team could top the august catalog shot in the desert in morocco, but then i saw september and fell in love.  and wait till you guys see our january 2011 book – it’s breathtaking.

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i don’t know if there’s a certain way to do this that’s easiest, but i started in the middle. it was a little tricky because my images were all different sizes.  i wanted the camel image to be at the center because i love it,  then i just worked around it, using different image sizes and rearranging them until they formed a heart.

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i really like how it came out!

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Eva -December 29, 2010, 2:35PM

Great idea! It looks really good!

Taylor -December 29, 2010, 2:56PM

Ive been wanting something to do with my catalogs, and this seems like fun! i might just try it out now! :D

Nicole -December 29, 2010, 3:05PM

So pretty, what a great decorating idea! I’ll have to try this in my place.

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Anonymous -December 29, 2010, 3:39PM

Beautiful!!! Love the simplicity of this project! Thanks!

JESS -December 29, 2010, 4:23PM

This came out really good!
I’m moving back to the south, and when I decorate my apartment, this will deff. be one of the things I put in my living room!

Jamie -December 29, 2010, 8:36PM

love it!! ;-)

dragon fruit -December 29, 2010, 10:45PM

this is wonderful. your cataloges are always so flawless and beautiful this is a great idea!

Tina -December 30, 2010, 10:53AM

That’s a great idea. I love the photo of the girl with the braided hair, with different colors braided into it. I want to do that with my hair but I have no idea what brand of color to use, or where I can get clip-ins – do you have any tips?

Amanda -December 30, 2010, 11:17AM

Tina- I read your comment and I too loved the colored hair. :) I went permanent with a turquoise streak but tried the look first with a clip-in called Hi-Lite Long Clip-In Synthetic Hair Extension in turquoise, which I bought at Sall’y Beauty Supply. Hope this helps:)

FP Fan -December 31, 2010, 12:44PM

Ah! I’ve been working on an ongoing collage for a while now made from Free People catalogues. I will send a picture when it’s done.

Punchup At A Wedding -July 20, 2012, 6:01PM

Hey, I’m also working on a collage. I’m so fan on Free People and I would love to complete my collage with various amazing images from Free People catalogues. But there is no shop in France and no stockist. Please could you tell me how I could get some past issues?
Thanks for caring x

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