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15 Photo Background Ideas for your Custom Built Furniture and Decor Business

Running a handmade business is not for the faint of heart.

You pour your sweat and heart into each project (and prayerfully no blood).

Selling things online is getting harder and harder by the day.  Your portfolio of work is no longer just word of mouth, it's on your Instagram page, your Facebook page, and your website.  Taking progress shots can be fun to post to allow customers to see how and where you work. But, these are not the types of pictures that you want as the final image of your custom built furniture and decor.

You worked hard on building a quality custom piece and it deserves to be shown off.

I've come up with different backgrounds for my furniture over time.  Often it's been outside in my beautiful backyard. However, one thing I've always had a difficult time mastering is getting consistent images of the things I've built.

Maybe you have the same trouble. Good news, I’m here to help.

Here 15 ideas of backgrounds for taking pictures of your custom built furniture, decor, and more.

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What's better Craigslist or Building It Yourself?

Do you ever see something a friend posts on Instagram and think “that is so cute I wonder where she got that?” so you ask, and she said hello, Craigslist! And, she throws in, it was only like 75 bucks! (insert mad face emoji)

Or, do you have an entire Pinterest board devoted to stuff you hope to make one day, but that day hasn’t happened yet?

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How to make a State Shaped Key Holder with Step by Step list of instructions

If you're looking for an easy gift for that Tennessee fan in your life this project is for you! You could do this same project for another state if you want, the process would be the exact same (but not as fun if you don't pick Tennessee). But, if you're not a Tennessee fan, no worries, just check out the process. There's simple to follow instructions included in the post. 

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