Ginger Snap Crafts: fab friday {family wall}

fab friday {family wall}

It's done!  Wahoo!
This is what I've been working on all week.
So yes, the rest of my house is a little messy & unorganized, but  that's OK. :)
{My inspiration was found here.  Thanks, Kristyn!}

I bought all of my frames from Hobby Lobby for half off. 
{Don't you just love Hobby Lobby's half off sales??}
It seems like every time I go in there what I need is half off!  Love Hobby Lobby! :)

First I laid out all my frames on my kitchen table,
along with the words I wanted on my family wall later
so I could get an idea of where everything would fit.
I played with the arrangement & came up with something I liked.

I took a picture & printed it I wouldn't forget how I had it arranged. :)
Then I started hanging up my pictures. :)  My goal was to have as few extra nail holes as possible.

I was doing so good until I realized my pictures where WAY to low.  Oops!
So I had to move everything up...much better...but yep, I do have a few extra holes in my wall! Grrrr!
Most of them were hidden behind pictures...I only had to touch a few spots. Yeah! :)

Once I started hanging the pictures I did make a few changes in my arrangement,
but it did help to have a general idea of where I wanted the pictures to go.
After I got all the pictures hung...I started cutting the vinyl. :)

Fonts List:
Family is... {Not His Angel}
forever {My Own Topher}
laughter {Hiccups}
joy {Curlz MT}
love {Oh Photo Shoot}
smiles {Mr. & Mrs. Popsicle}
wonderful {AR Julian}
strength {My Own Topher}
kindness {Bosshole}
lots of fun {Every Time I Miss You}

Then all I had to do was apply the vinyl lettering.
I love it!  Of course, my hubby didn't even notice
until about 30 minutes AFTER he got home.
{Hmmmm....not sure if that's a good thing or a bad thing! ;)} 
My 4 year old did say she loved it each time
I asked her as I was working on it!  Love that girl! :)

{Hope you all are having a fabulous Friday!}

Be sure to check in tomorrow!
Seasonal Countdown Block winner will be announced.
{If you haven't entered click here.}

PLUS I've got LOTS of fun stuff planned for September!
I'll be telling you all about it TOMORROW.
Can't wait!

I link up to several link parties throughout the week! {Thank you so much for hosting, ladies!}
You'll find a link to each of these fabulous blogs on my sidebar.


  1. I love it! Now you are my inspiration. ;)

  2. What an awesome job!!! It looks fabulous!

  3. Looks fab!! You did such a great job! :D

  4. This is so incredible! I absolutely love what you did with it all! Great job!

  5. Gorgeous! I love it!! You did such a fantastic job... when I grow up, I want to be like you.

  6. That looks fantastic! Maybe I missed it, but where did you get the vinyl lettering?

  7. Now you're just showing off! (Just kidding - it's fabulous!)

  8. Thank you all sooooooooooo much for all of your comments! :)

    Amanda..I just used my Silhouette to cut the vinyl.

  9. I love this!! I especially love that you added in vinyl words with them, looks amazing!!

    PS - come check out the giveaway going on over at my blog!!

  10. This turned out fabulous Ginger! You make it sound easy :) And I love that you included a font list... I'm off to download a few of them! :)

  11. Beautiful job! It looks so great!

  12. Looks great - I just finished a gallery wall in my kitchen - scary at first but I love the outcome

  13. What a beautiful job & family. All the best to you.

  14. It looks great! We have wall art done with the craft robo but mine is all cardstock, not vinyl. I love the idea of combining with photos.

  15. This is darling! What a great idea to take a picture of how you had them laid out so that you didn't forget! I need to do that! I would love it if you would link this up to my Ta-Da Tuesday link party starting tonight at midnight!!

    xoxo, Ashley J

  16. This is just awesome! I've been wanting to attempt a gallery wall for some time now and have been collecting frames. Love how you added the words!

  17. Wow - it turned out great. Love the combo of photos and vinyl. Those photos walls are a lot of work - but definitely make a big impact on a large wall space. Great job.

  18. This looks awesome! I am dying for a gallery wall in my home. We would love for you to share this at our weekly link party this Saturday. We have an awesome jewelry giveaway going on right now, too! Come stop by!

    The Sisters @

  19. I have a family photo wall but yours puts mine to shame. Time to redo it. Thanks for the inspiration.

    If you have a minute I would love if you would enter my custom made Pinstripe skirt GIVEAWAY.

  20. Wow! I love this - you did an awesome job and YOU SHOULD be proud! Thank you for sharing!

  21. I absolutely love it! Such a great idea! Thanks for coming and linking up this week!

  22. Aww...that turned out so nice! I love all the cute fonts you used. It looks perfect!

  23. Thanks for linking up @ Show & Share--like I said before, this is such a great idea!

  24. It looks wondeful! I love all of the words mixed in with the pictures. Thanks so much for linking up to the Creative Spark - featuring this on my facebook page today. Have a great long weekend!
    jenn :)

  25. love this wall! I want to make one for my house! Thanks so much for linking up to Tuesday Talent Show! I would love to have you stop by and link up again tomorrow with more great projects!

  26. That looks awesome Ginger!! Love how thorough you were with getting it the way you wanted! Thanks for linking to Fancy This Fridays last week!

  27. You are so cute and creative! I love the way your wall turned out! Thank you for sharing this at our Strut Your Stuff Link Party! We hope that you will join us again tomorrow!!
    Camille @

  28. I featured your wreath at my link party! Thank you so much for sharing!

    I am also having a giveaway that I think you would really is also part of the Social Saturdays link party. Hope to see you there!


  29. Whoops! I totally meant your wall collage...obviously because there is no wreath here! How silly of me! So sorry! :)


  30. Just found your blog and LOVE it! I want to make a family wall too! What do you use to cut your vinyl? Thanks!

  31. Glad you found me, Becky. :) I just used my could use any vinyl cutter to do it though I'm sure. Thanks so much for your comment.


  32. Do you remember what size each of the lettering was?

  33. The wall looks really great having the decor with such a fine color. Picture Framing Melbourne has the great ideas of the photo frames so check this out and get the framing ideas.


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