Best Gifts from Phone Pictures
At any given time we have thousands of pictures on our phones, at least most of us. Some of those family and friends pictures are masterpieces. If it sounds like you, congrats – you have some amazing gift opportunities right in the palm of your hand. And you know, Christmas are almost here!
Shutterfly has been in picture business for over 20 years and knows a thing or two about what is popular and what looks good. Smartphone photos look great on travel mugs, photo books, calendars, books for children, candles, and much more. So why not save some photos this way and give a meaningful personalized gift for your loved ones?
Here are some ideas for you and ways to turn your mobile photos into gifts for this magical season:
1. Children's books - $12.99 for 1 or $24.99 for 3
Kids love to see themselves in pictures, so just imagine the joy from seeing themselves in a book. Pinhole Press offers books for toddlers about shapes and colors with their own face on the front.
2. Photo books - $59 to start
While you can find many such products online these days, Artifact Uprising offers high quality photo books that can be made in minutes and are printed on recycled unbending paper to last for years. There is one picture per page and you can choose from 30, 40, or 50 page books.
3. Mixbook Photo Co. - $30 to start
This is another highly recommended app and website, where you can create a family book in minutes. Book albums come in many different styles to choose from.
4. Letters on Numbers - $14.99 - $26.99
This innovative way of displaying the most special pictures from your phone comes from Shindigz. You can choose 24-inch or 46-inch collage with a letter or a number.
5. Personalized blanket - $49.99 - $69.99
Sure, it's a bit cheesy, but this Personalization Mall creation will keep every grandma warm and cozy this winter. You can put up to 9 photos on this blanket and be confident that no amount of washing will make them fade. You can also choose to use 5 colors or their combinations and two lines of text. The fleece blanket is 50x60 inches.
6. Totes - $62
With reusable bags being all the rage everywhere, this gift is perfect for our times. You can now take your loved ones and pets on vacation with you everywhere. You can also give the tote to your best friend with your favorites moments together. How cool is that?
Stitcha allows up to 32 photos and creates 16x16-inch tote bag that is perfect for groceries and equally fine for a laptop.
7. Dinnerware - bowls start at $9.99
Shutterfly wants us to know that we can put pictures on literally anything, even the things we eat out of, and the result is uber cute. You can make customized children's plates and ceramic bowls. Children's plates are safe for dishwashers and are BPA-free, can hold 1-3 photos, and child's name. Ceramic bowls are hand-wash only, but microwave-safe.
8. Polaroid magnets - $29.99 for 12
You can choose 6 or 12 magnets with all kinds of pictures and give a bit of retro feeling to your loved ones. Pinhole Press encourages personalized messages on the magnets and offers many different styles for dorm rooms, kitchens, and offices.
9. Rubik's Cube - $29.99
Personalization Mall wants you to put personal touch on everything, even if it's a brain game. You can select pictures of a pet, a couple, or a personal photo – the cube fits 4 pictures and includes 2 solid-side colors. There is also one square for Rubik's Cube logo because you have to give credit to whom it's due.
10. Night light - $15 - $30
Night lights can often save the night for the little ones and they can now do that with the help of personal picture. Shutterfly offers many different colors and designs that range from kids' rooms to adult spaces. You can pick 1-9 pictures and create a night light with a dark or light background. A message or a family name can also be included on this porcelain light with bulb included.
11. Phone cases - $14 - $30
Choose a size, choose a level of protection, choose clear, black or while color, and choose a picture for a perfect one of a kind gift – the most personalized phone case available only from Collage.com.