Would You Rather Be Lady Gaga's French Bulldog or Karl Lagerfeld's Tweeting Cat?

If you believe in reincarnation, you might want to come back as Lady Gaga's dog or Karl Lagerfeld's cat.  Featured in  Harper’s Bazaar’s September issue, Gaga discusses her little French bulldog, named Asia, and comments on the famous cat,. ...more
Gaga's dog, without hesitationmore

How to Make Instagram Photostrips

I am obsessed with Instagram. I just can't get enough of the iPhone app. It's so much fun to take pictures and add fun little filters and effects. I like how it's also a mini-social network. Well, I love the app so much that I didn't want my favorite pictures trapped inside my iPhone for the rest of eternity. Don't they deserve to see the light of day, too?...more
I love these photostrips!!!more

Favorite Instagram Apps

I'm ashamed to say that I  have only used instagram for a few months. Where have I been, right? Now I'm addicted like so many others out there, so I wanted to share some of my favorite instagram apps with all of you! Most of these are free or only 99 cents so they are perfect for those of you who don't want to spend a ton of money! The easiest way I've found to get great pictures is ALWAYS take them with natural light. No matter what brightening tools you use, pictures always look better if they are taken in natural light....more

Instagram Introduces New Creative Tools

It looks like the new Instagram creative tools are going to give Snapseed a run for its money. ...more
elaineR.N. You are very welcome!more

scrapbooking idea: instagram album

if the thought of scrapbooking is daunting and overwhelming to you, consider doing an instagram album. print out your favorite instagrams or order prints....more

Why Instagram Won't Be the Next Facebook

Complaints about Facebook are definitely constant these days. From the complexity of privacy settings to the constant manipulating of the news feed, Facebook does not seem to be making many friends in the social media world. In fact, Facebook seems to be losing their corner of the market with young users and its growth in all demographics has slowed. Instagram, however, is on the rise. With Instagram being owned by Facebook, I had initial fears that the newer photo-based social platform would follow in the direction that the Facebook monster has moved. Would Instagram just become another Facebook, with an algorithm-based news feed control and sometimes excessive ad placement? ...more
KathyBoutin  I hope you love it! I love the visual appeal of it, and it is much easier and ...more

Akram's Ideas on Social Media

Hey all, Did you know that you can keep track of Akram's Ideas on varirous socal networks.Click the links below to visit Akram's Ideas social pages: ...more

6 Instagrammers You'll Love to Like

Of all my social media accounts, Instagram quickly climbed to the top of my favorites list -- and happily remains at the to of the heap. I love the pretty, the ordinary, the funny, the ugly, the real of what is shared every day by people. It's like a glimpse into their lives that we don't get via words on Twitter or Facebook. We've rounded up a handful of great accounts who are all using Instagram in their own, unique ways. There's something for everyone on this list!...more
all great! i have to suggest and addition - @urbanxkoi has stunning photos! www.currenttempo.commore

How to Use Instagram for Visual Blogging

The last thing I thought I needed when Instagram came around was another social platform. The answer to "If all of your friends download an app, does that mean you have to?" is, more often than I'd care to admit, "Yes." In this case it was a win, though, because it wasn't long before I realized that Instagram was exactly what I needed, as much as anyone can need a visually driven mobile social app.This is a nicer, more roundabout way of saying that I am addicted to Instagram....more
BethAtStructure  I agree with you on the interaction, plus I get to look at pictures. Win-win.more

valentine instagram heartstrings!

i made a sort of banner with 'loving' instagram pics and hung them from hearts on strings over the mantel....more