Christmas gifts made from family photos are not just for the Grandparents anymore. The whole family can make each other Christmas gifts that they will all enjoy. Here are a few ideas for making Christmas gifts from family photos for the whole family.
For the kids
There are many options for Christmas gifts for kids that use family photos. Many of these gifts can be made by the children for each other or the Mom and Dad can make them for their kids. And these gifts can be made using online websites and stores or they can be made at home using items purchased from the local craft store.
A few options for Christmas gifts for kids are skins that cover computers, cell phones, or Ipods, calendars, stationary, bags, jewelry boxes, puzzles, magnets, books, pillowcases, and posters. These are all great ideas. A parent can likely find a great present that uses family photos for just about any child.
There are many great ideas for making Christmas gifts for a mother. Most mothers love to have pictures of their children and these days a person can put family photos on just about everything. A few great examples for terrific Christmas gifts for mothers using family photos are jewelry, bags, clothing, and jewelry boxes.
A person can make many of these items on their own, with a little visit to the craft store first. Most craft stores carry items such as iron-on transfer paper, charm bracelets or necklaces, jewelry boxes, etc. A person can purchase these items and follow the simple instructions for how to put a picture in or on them.
Of course a person will also need to get a print or prints, of the family photos they want to use and they’ll want to make sure that the prints are the right size. A person can either print off their own pictures using their printer or get them printed using an online service or at a store.
If a person does not feel very crafty, they can always have these Christmas gifts made by someone else. Many websites that print pictures also offer different options for gifts. They will use the picture(s) a person has chosen and make the personalized Christmas gift for a person’s mother.
There are also many terrific options for Christmas gifts that use family photos for the Dad of the household. Children can work together with their Mom to create the perfect Christmas present for their Dad.
A family can make clothing items for their Dad that are personalized with a family photo. If a Dad likes to cook or grill the family can personalize an apron. They can use iron-on transfer paper that they bought at the local craft store and put a picture of Dad barbequing or the family enjoying the food their Dad cooked.
A family can also make a shirt for their Dad. They can iron on family photos of them spending time together on vacation or doing their favorite activity. If they want to make a funny gift the family could iron-on a family photo onto a new pair of boxers!
Just as for the Mother of the house, the family can create Christmas gifts using family photos by using options on websites. A family could choose family pictures to put on a tie for their Dad, or they could make Dad a family photo mug, mouse pad, or calendar for him to have in his office.
For the family pet
Let’s not forget the family pet; especially at Christmas time. A great option for a Christmas gift for the family pet, using family photos, would be to put a family photo on a little jacket, cape, or other clothing item that they wear. This can be a fun thing for the kids to do together. And of course it is fun to see the dog or cat all dressed up. This Christmas gift can be made at home or purchased online as well.