This past week, I drove around our town with fresh eyes on the lookout for great backdrops. Specifically, I was looking for painted brick walls, solid bold colors, textures that create interest without distracting from the character of the picture. These are some photos I took around our town.
This is the stool that normally sits in front of our fireplace. But I brought it with me and thought it was perfect for this outbuilding across the street from the downtown park:
The backdrop for this photo is a park bathroom. I also brought a tripod and one of the kids' chairs:
Belle at a used car dealership. I love color wheel opposites combined like this orange and blue.
Perhaps this is the new version of pulling over to pick some wildflowers. Only now what we capture on the side of the road can leave a much longer lasting impression.
More DIY backdrop ideas::
Amy of I heart faces posted on creating a studio look in her daughter's nursery.
Emily of Chatting at the Sky gives her tips on getting so close, there's no need to clean the house.
I'm linking this to Kimba's DIY Day. If you're visiting from Kimba's, thanks & check out my Giveaway before you leave!