If Thanksgiving comes can Christmas be far behind? Traditionally the Black Friday marks the beginning of the Christmas season, so Christmas 2011 is rolling in. Together with the Christmas joys comes the worry for what gift to buy for your family and friends. Want some ideas?
I bet you have taken lots of photos with your family and friends in the past years. We used to develop the photos and place in photo frames near us. But now the photos are probably lying silently in your hard drive, flash drive or memory card. Why not take use advantage of them and DIY your personalized Christmas photo gift?
Here are 8 photo gift ideas for Christmas 2011 we collected. Bring the photos to life and awaken those memories you might have forgotten as well.
1. Photo PowerPoint/DVD Slideshow
It is a simple but great photo gift idea. No need of professional computer knowledge, just import your photos to PowerPoint and decorate with a few background music, narrations, animations, transitions, subtitles, video clips, etc. Convert PowerPoint to video or burn to DVD with Moyea PPT to DVD Burner so you can share via email, YouTube or watch on TV.
2. Monthly Photo Calendar
Tired of the calendars with photos of famous singers or actors? Create a monthly photo calendar with your own photos sounds a great idea for Christmas gift, uh? Pick up your favorite 12 photos, add some special messages, print it out and send it to family and friends as a Christmas gift. Perfect for an office or even the living room wall!
3. Photo Playing Cards
This would be extremely fun if your friends love to play cards. Select your photos and find a reliable factory to print it out. It is not expensive, but very meaningful. Besides, every time when they play the cards, they would miss you.
4. Photo Jigsaw
Everyone loves jigsaw. I still remember my favorite toll when I was a kid – a jigsaw with superman! Make such a photo jigsaw as a Christmas gift would no more perfect for kids for they would learn to recognize family members as well as gaining fun.
5. Photo Charm Bracelet
The most precious thing in the world is love, while maternal love ranks the top. A Christmas for a new mom would be great if it is a charm bracelet with a photo of her little one.
6. Photo Stamps
Stamp has a meaning of nostalgia since it lost practical use for a long time due to the development of telecommunication technologies. The receiver may not get much monetary value from your Photo stamps, but I’m sure a sense of warmth will arouse from their inner depth.
7. Photo Mugs
Creating a photo mug is very popular these days. It’s great to showcase your favorite photos on everyday items for your office or home. Simple, inexpensive yet exquisite photo gift!
8. Photo iPhone Case
Give your tech-obsessed friend or family a sleek case she won’t find anywhere else: decorate the iPhone case with your own photo. This is not only a wonderful Christmas photo gift, but also a fantastic gift for wedding, birthday, holiday, etc.
These are what we collect and find interesting Christmas photo gift ideas. Hope your gift-giving reach a new creative height with these personalized gifts!
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