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Posted on Mar 23, 2015

11 Creative Ways To Use Instagram's New App

The last one is the best. Trust.

Layout is now available for Android.

Instagram introduced a new standalone app called Layout. It's a photo collage creation tool, and it's out today for iPhones.

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Mirroring and flipping photos.

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The app has a selfie-only photo booth feature.

The app is available for devices with iOS 7 and up installed. An app for Android will arrive in the coming months.

Most collages aren't *that* cute — but we actually like the creative things you can do with Layout.

1. There are no borders, so you can make stuff like this.

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Is it one photo flipped or a reflection? THEY'LL NEVER KNOW.

2. Or this.

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Latte art game is now strong x 4.

3. Flipping photos with a lot of sky is fun.

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It's some Pirates of the Caribbean At the World's End-ish. Insta-inception.

4. Mirroring, then flipping, the same image gives the photo a kaleidoscopic effect.

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Feel like a kid again.

5. Make a kaleido-selfie, because why not.

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6. For best results, wear a shirt with a cool pattern.

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7. The collages are also a good way to document a big trip.

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It's easy to swap, resize, and zoom in on photos.

8. Show off all the amazing things you ate.

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9. Each collage could be its own ~photo series.~

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BUT there's only one way to unlock this app's true potential...

10. FACE | S Y M M E T R Y |

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Layout made deputy editor Jess look like Wayne from Wayne's World. Can't. Unsee.

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Tech reporter Brendan just looked like himself.

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Layout gave me good hair.

11. Just remember: Collage responsibly. We'll be watching you.

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