When it comes to finding great gifts for the special people in your life, it can be difficult to find ones that are both thoughtful and something that the person will actually be excited to receive. With the holidays around the corner, I have the perfect gift suggestion: utilize your professionally taken photos to check off every person on your list. Personalized presents for everyone in the family? Check!
Not only do photo-centric gifts allow the person to revisit the fond memories created from that time, but it is also something totally unique and unlike any other present they are going to receive! This holiday season, I’ve done the hard work for you by compiling a list of some of the best gifts for all the different people in your life.
For the Traveler
We all know that person who is always on the go. Whether they travel for work, are striving to check off items on their bucket list, or they’re simply always running around doing acts of service for everyone, these gifts are sure to make them smile while out and about.
Travel Mug: Keep their heart and coffee warm with this personalized mug.
Calendar: Help them keep their busy travel schedule on track with a customized photo calendar. Pro tip: include photos of your special event on the month of your anniversary or birthdays for a special reminder.
Key Chain: A unique spin on the classic photo keychain. Try this version that includes a QR code on the back to play a personal voice recording. Wherever they go, they’ll always have this visual and audible reminder of you
Photo Map: This personalized map allows your favorite traveler to keep track of all the states they’ve visited.
For the Fashionista:
Photo Bracelet: Include 7 images on this timeless piece that will go with almost any outfit. Perfect for featuring family sessions, engagement shoots, and event photos all in one gift.
Photo Socks: For the more adventurous dresser, gift this pair of customized socks with your images on them. Quirky and cute and an unexpectedly delightful surprise for when they need a pop of originality in their wardrobe.
For the Food and Drink Connoisseur:
Whether your loved one is the chef of the house or just the biggest foodie who enjoys a tasty treat, these options will add a touch of personal flavor to their kitchen.
Custom Face Oven Mitts: This cheeky present is sure to bring a smile to the cook’s face every time they go to pull something out of the oven while using these. Or opt for a more sentimental option with this photo gallery pot holder.
Coaster Set: Not only will these coasters keep their surfaces free of condensation and water rings, but it also provides a sweet reminder of family and love whenever they use them.
Custom Wine Labels: If you have a special sommelier in your life, these custom wine bottle labels are the gift for them. Especially great for anniversary presents: find the wine that was served at the wedding and place this custom label over the top for a special touch.
For the Guy In Your Life:
Men are notoriously hard to shop for, but you can easily check them off your list with a couple of these foolproof gifts.
Photo Wallet: this classic present will be a beautiful reminder of family every time he goes to use it.
Custom Photo Golf Balls: These custom golf balls are sure to stand out on the putting green!
For the Homebody:
These items will add an element of comfort and warmth to you or your loved one’s home. These are meant to be enjoyed while cuddled up and at peace.
Coffee Table Photo Book: Tell the story of your family or favorite event with this customizable coffee table photo booth. Display this in your home as a great conversation starter when company comes over as well.
Photo Frame Blanket: What better way to cozy up on a chilly day than with this custom photo throw blanket? Include a collage of photos or keep it simple and sweet with their favorite one.
Memory Lantern: This photo lantern radiates a soothing glow that illuminates 4 of your best photos. Add an ambient light and warm imagery to any space in the home.
Other ways to gift your photos:
Phone Case: Gift this personalized case to the person who simply cannot live without their phone. Use a single photo or a collage to remind them to give you a call every now and again, ha!
Digital Smart Photo Frame: If your loved one isn’t into multiple frames around their home, this digital one is a staple. Perfect for the minimalist to store thousands of images neatly compiled into a single slideshow.
Custom Guitar Picks: These special picks are great for any musically inclined friends or family members.
Photo Roses: While real roses eventually wither and die, these photo roses never will. Your loved one can display this bouquet for years to come.
Photo Albums – I’ve partnered with KISS to sell these albums to my incredible AK couples and clients. I love how albums concisely tell the story of the day and are tangible memories that can be passed down through generations. They really are an heirloom that every couple should have! It’s so fun to be able to flip through our wedding album every anniversary and remember how our love felt at the beginning of our journey together!
Use these ideas to shop for Christmas, wedding anniversaries, birthdays, graduation, and many more holidays and occasions. None of these gifts are complete without beautiful and original photos from your very own family portraits, engagement session, or wedding! I can’t wait to connect with you to create a comfortable and engaging experience so you receive the best quality photos for your personal enjoyment or for any gift-giving needs you have!