Let’s face it…we can write content all day, but without a photo there’s no Instagram post 🤷🏼‍♀️ And Instagram is a visual platform, so good quality photos are key.

That’s where flatlays save the day 🙌🏼📸💞 And the best part? They are SUPER inexpensive to do. You don’t need anything fancy…but man do they make your feed POP!

Be sure to save this post (tap the bookmark button underneath this photo) and get ready to #SlayTheFlayLay! 💃🏼

Here’s everything you need to do the dang thing:

✔️ Background – A white foam board, tabletop, contact paper, etc

✔️Natural Light – Shooting near a window around sunset is ideal and a great way to avoid shadows

✔️ Camera – Your smart phone’s camera will work just fine

✔️ Props – Stock up on florals/succulents for texture, cute office supplies for variety/contrast (@homegoods and @target’s Dollar Spot are great places to search), something branded to make it YOU, and other items you love

✔️ Editing Apps – @tezza.nyc & @vsco are my jam

Now get snappin’, get creative, and have FUN!

Have you shot your own #flatlays before? What are your favorite props to use?!

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