Getting your holiday photos taken can be so much fun. Picking out outfits and coordinating santa hats are all apart of the experience. But once the photos are captured what do you do with all those images?
This guide shares 6 great ideas to turn your holiday photos into printed artwork, gifts and more. I hope this helps inspire you to turn your fun family portraits into tangible memories that can be enjoyed for seasons to come.
One of the most popular ways to use your Holiday portraits is to send out Christmas cards. Friends and family enjoy receiving these year after year and it really is a lost art. Surprise the ones closest to you this year with a set of holiday cards.
Printing your images ensures that you have something tangible from your photo experience. Prints make a great gift for everyone on your list and if you want to fancy it up a bit you can frame a few of your favorite images in a collage style frame. Grandparents love getting these as gifts and it’s fairly easy to assemble.
Wooden Photo Ledge
If you prefer a more unique approach to displaying prints try a photo ledge. This is a fun and clever way to showoff your holiday portrait collection. As the seasons change, switch out the images for a fresh new look. Make sure to mix a variety of sizes and photo orientations to show different levels throughout your display.
Brass & Wood Display Box
If you want your family and guests to be able to pull out a stack of photos and flip through them then this is the gift for you. Choose one image for the frame and keep all your printed photos from your holiday session neatly inside. You can pull the photos out whenever you want, flip through them, then place the safely back inside the wood box.
Display your family’s holiday portrait collection all year long with a wooden calendar. Choose 12 of your favorite images and enjoy them for the entire year. These make great quality gifts for everyone on your list. And don’t forget to order one for yourself.
Remember the season with a color series book. You can include your holiday portraits as well as all your favorite memories from this magical time of year. These books even come with an elegant cover design and can be flipped through year after year.
However you to choose to enjoy your holiday portraits...one thing is for sure...transforming your digital images into some tangible is a must.