45 Prop Ideas for Blog Photography

45 Prop ideas for Blog Photography. These props will add personality to your photos and make your blog photography better.
45 Prop Ideas for Blog Photography

Ever heard the saying “a picture is worth a thousand words?” It’s true, and if you want to create more memorable and expressive photos, adding props is a great way to do that!

45 Prop Ideas for Blog Photography. These props will add personality to your photos and make your blog photography better.

45 Prop Ideas for Blog Photography

45 Prop Ideas for Blog Photography

  1. Jewelry
  2. Jewelry boxes
  3. Trinket/serving trays
  4. Perfume bottles
  5. Makeup brushes/ beauty tools
  6. Makeup organizers
  7. Makeup bags
  8. False eyelashes
  9. Skincare tools (cotton rounds, q-tips, etc)
  10. Hair tools (bobbi pins, delicate hair pins, etc)
  11. Flowers/greenery (fresh or fake)
  12. Flower petals (fresh or fake)
  13. Notebooks
  14. Magazines/ magazine pages
  15. Books
  16. Calendars
  17. Stationary accessories (pens, paper clips, cute scissors, etc)
  18. Glasses/sunglasses
  19. Electronics (iPhone, iPad, keyboard, Macbook. eReaders)
  20. Candles
  21. Vintage dishes (trays, teacups, plates)
  22. Pillows/pillow cases
  23. Textured/ colored paper
  24. Vases
  25. Marble
  26. Tile samples
  27. Wooden boards
  28. Picture frames
  29. Fabrics (faux furs, lace, etc)
  30. Purses
  31. Cute iPad cases
  32. Fairy/twinkle lights
  33. Sequins
  34. Foods (fruits, macarons, etc)
  35. Coffee mugs
  36. Typography/art prints
  37. Earbuds/cute headphones
  38. Confetti
  39. Watches
  40. Blankets/quilts
  41. Seasonal decor (fall leaves, ornaments, etc)
  42. Apparel/accessories (shoes, lacey tops, lingerie, scarves, hats, etc)
  43. Shopping bags (Sephora, MAC, Chanel, etc)
  44. Decorative mirrors/ compact mirrors
  45. Nail polish bottles


What are your favorite props to use? Do you have more prop ideas? Let me know in the comments below!

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  • Mine definitely is flowers but I’m getting so bored of using the same props again and again. Definitely need to pick up some accessories for props and thank you for such a great list of ideas.

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

    • I feel you! I get so bored of using the same props, which is why I love switching it up and love going prop shopping lol! I hope this helps :)

  • Such a great post. Thank you for all the ideas!


  • Such an helpful post ! I find so hard to be creative with my blog photos and this will really help! x


    • It really can be difficult to get creative! I get so bored of my props, which is why I love switching it up. I’m glad I could help :)

  • Laura Kroczek

    Thank you so much for this post! It will definitely come in handy as sometimes I just have no idea what to use in the background of my pictures :) x


    • Yay, I’m glad you find this helpful :). I definitely understand having photography-block lol!

  • Lovely post! This is so helpful and so full of ideas, I might steal some of them!


  • This is a lovely post full of ideas – thank you for sharing :)
    – Ambar x

  • You have a lovely blog and these photographs are so stunning! These are some really lovely ideas. Thanks so much for sharing these :) I always struggle to think of props so this was so helpful xx

    Lauren | itslaurenvictoria.blogspot.co.uk

  • Great post! I needed some new inspiration for my blog photography!

    Vanesa | The Beauty Anecdote

  • Bookmarking this! Thanks for putting this list together, I always love the way your pictures come out so clean and bright :)

    Nereyda│ This Girl Is Obsessed

    • Aww thank you so much girly! My pictures in the beginning definitely needed work to put it nicely haha.

  • Ah, some brilliant ideas here! I’m slowly putting together a box of props so I’ll definitely be adding some of these suggestions to my repertoire :) Thank you for sharing!

    Jess xo | The Indigo Hours

    • Yay! I’m glad you found this handy :). I have so many props that it’s taking over my room haha.

  • I’ve only started interoperating props into my photos and it’s made a huge difference, my photos no longer look dull or boring! I do have trouble finding things that I could use as props though so this post is so helpful! x

    Sinead | http://www.subjectbeauty.com

    • Yay, I’m glad it was helpful! Adding props really makes a difference.

  • These are such amazing ideas! I need to bookmark this

  • Love all of these ideas. Sometimes I get in a slump with my photos!!