Filmstrips, Polaroid pictures, and bulky cameras seem to be a thing of the past in some ways. However, you can bring these classic shapes into your paper projects with a number of adorable stamp sets, designer paper, and other accessories.
Julie used the cute stamps by Stampin’ Up to create this great birthday card. I love the colors incorporated into the designer paper in the background.
Smile Birthday Card by Julie Oliver
Neat & Tangled recently came out with a cute stamp set called Photo Booth that makes such fun filmstrip designs. This card by Miriam uses a bunch of cute sentiments and the splatter is the perfect finishing touch.
Birthday Card by Miriam Prantner
Savannah’s card features some great American Crafts background paper with a variety of different cameras. These line-drawing cameras are so cute!
Smile Birthday Card by Savannah O’Gwynn
If the last three cards don’t have you smiling, hopefully this one will! I love Julie’s card with a classic Polaroid camera (a Lawn Fawn stamp) and her handmade background paper.
You Make Me Smile Polaroid card by Julie Campbell
The shading Becky used on the cameras on these cards really makes them pop off the page. What a cheery hello for someone to receive in the mail!
Hello Card by Becky Roberts
So many great cards can be made with Polaroid frames, such as this one by Lawn Fawn. I love how Kelly’s card has the elephant and balloons slightly outside the frame to make it look just like a picture.
Wish Big by Kelly Alvarez for the Lawn Fawn Blog
Becky used a Stampin’ Up Framelit to create her beautiful floral card. I love how she simply used the shape as a frame for the foundation for the dimensional flowers.
Floral Polaroid Frame by Becky Roberts
Look at how Chari used the Polaroid frame to capture a winter scene! These are so adaptable; the possibilities are endless.
Season’s Greetings card by Chari Moss
Cari used her Silhouette to create this cute mini photo album for Instagram pictures. I love the camera shape for the whole book.
Instagram Mini Album by Cari Locken for Silhouette Blog
There are so many products out there to help you produce fun cards with cameras, film, and Polaroid frames. Sizzix has this brand new Framelit set with both stamps and dies that I just saw at Hobby Lobby the other day.
Click Click Framelit and Stamp Set by Sizzix
I just love these cork accents by Studio Calico.
Studio Calico Cork Cameras at American Crafts
Hopefully you’re feeling inspired to produce some great projects with cameras and Polaroid frames. Maybe you could even consider cropping actual photos to include in your work!