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    50 Photo Gifts They'll Probably Adore Beyond Words

    Nearly every imaginable way to put a pic on something.

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    1. A budget-friendly framed photo to go OG in a gorgeous way that won't break the bank. Time to take those family vacay photos from screen to wall.

    You can download the app, upload a pic, choose a frame, and have it shipped directly to your loved one. I've ordered four now from the app and the frame, matting, and photo quality turned out beautifully for each one!

    Get one from Keepsake for $25+ (available in a variety of sizes, styles, and frames).

    2. A custom gallery wall that'll handle the whole actually-printing-photos for ya' part if you're really going for all the Brownie points (or are doing a sibling gift this year).


    Trying to piece together your own gallery wall is a fool's errand. I've also tried and loved this service! It helped me finally print out a few years of vacation, wedding, and holiday photos to make my apartment feel like home. Each gallery wall shipment comes with a paper format you can tape up to the wall with spots for the included hardware. So you can install it when she's distracted with wrapping some last-minute gifts for a heartfelt reveal without making a bunch of unnecessary holes in the wall.

    Get this four-photo set from Framebridge for $265+ (and check out more gallery wall designs).

    3. Already have your photos printed? A gallery wall kit with a guide for hanging and frames could be the answer. 'Tis time you finally surface that pic of Uncle Kirk wearing Hammer pants to Christmas Day lunch from the drugstore envelope it's been hiding in for years. The public deserves to see!,

    Promising review: "What a deal! These frames worked perfectly for what we wanted. Beautiful way to display photos and the template was so easy for us to hang them evenly." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $63.56+ (available in three frame types).

    4. Custom face stickers so they can stick their pet's angelic visage onto most anything their heart desires! (OK, you can use this for human faces too.)


    Ships within four to five days of ordering. AND they're waterproof, and microwave- and dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: "To start off, I was actually a bit hesitant to buy these. It seemed like something that could be easy to make poorly. Once I received the stickers and looked at them, I wished I'd bought more. They are amazing. I can't believe how great they came out, even from a somewhat crappy quality Facebook photo. On top of that, my friend who I gave them to was over the moon in love and couldn't stop laughing and smiling. Definitely made my day. A+, will for sure buy again." —SquirrelG

    Get 32 0.75" stickers from Amazon for $17.99.

    5. An Instax camera kit to let 'em DIY their own photo gifts!


    Includes a Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Camera (with a selfie mirror!), 20 sheets of film, 10 sheets of rainbow film, 20 sticker frames, and a leather carrying case. A couple of my friends have these cameras and always make a point of taking pics when they host parties. The pics are always a huge hit!!!!

    Promising review: "Bought it for my 10 year old daughter for her birthday sleepover. It was a huge hit! All the girls wanted one by the next day!" —Momof3lilmonkeys

    Get it from Amazon for $82.95+ (available in five color combos; also available with just the camera).

    6. An Instax flip calendar they can fill with their new beauts and keep the good memories at their fingertips.


    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    7. And some Instax magnets you can pre-fill with gems or let them fill with their own. If you're also gifting one of those cameras, they're going to need a great way like this to display all their new work!

    Get six from Amazon for $11.95 (available in three colors).

    8. A custom canvas print because they have an Insta for their adorable dog and all those glamour shots deserve a place on their wall! Or maybe they're like my friend Terry and can decorate their guest bedroom in canvas prints of themselves.

    Yes, Terry is a legend.

    Promising review: "I recently brought her to the beach for the first time and ordered a canvas around midnight a few days ago. It was shipped within an hour! Wild. It comes with one bag of hardware and wrapped in plastic.

    I will probably buy some more later on, I might look crazy with dozens of pictures of my dog on the wall but that's just how much I love her and how much she's impacted my life. Will get my other dogs of course, and maybe some gifts in the future. See attached photos for comparison and what's included." —Remi

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in 15 sizes).

    9. A baby footprint kit you can supply (along with two angelic pics) as a nursery treasure they can keep around 'til the kids graduate from high school, and then college, and then beyond!


    Includes everything they need to make the footprint!

    Promising review: "The product arrived promptly after ordering. At 5 weeks old, I was able to get both feet and both hands of my baby imprinted in the clay window. Instructions were easy to follow. After I did the imprints, I left it to dry on a shelf and forgot about it for two weeks before I assembled the frame. The clay dried out evenly and perfectly, but do be careful when doing the imprints to keep it as flush as possible, otherwise you will have trouble assembling the mount board, acrylic etc. I did not have any mold or cracking issues. A beautiful memorabilia of my baby's newborn days! Will definitely recommend this and buy it as gifts!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.95.

    10. A set of photo magnets you can split up between grandparents but, tbh, they're cheap enough to order multiple sets of so everyone can get a lil' fridge gallery!


    Get four 2"x2" magnets from Walmart for $6.90 (available in several sizes).

    11. A Rubik's cube — it'll give them a little more skin in the game for putting every block back in the right spot.

    Promising review: "God bless Candy! She takes her time and consideration into making a PERFECT cube until you are 150% satisfied. It came out wonderful, thank you so much for working with me. I love it. I would be grateful to be half as generous as you are to your customers. 👍🏽" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $27.98.

    12. A customized reel viewer that comes with a redemption code the recipient can use to choose which photos they'd like to view in the gadget. Talk about an instant classic.

    Uncommon Goods

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $29.95 (you can also buy an additional reel redemption code for $14.95).

    13. A ~magical~ reveal pillow that'll provide some gripping entertainment during lulls on movie night. Or make for the perfect photo op with their unimpressed cat.,

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in six colors).

    14. A custom calendar — it could be just the thing to brighten up their dim cubicle every single day.

    Last year I made a custom Shutterfly calendar for my friend with pics of her cats. It was a hit! And I was able to pull enough pics from Instagram to make it work.

    Get one from Shutterfly for $17.99+ (available in a variety of customizable designs).

    15. A reaaalllly pretty desk calendar with a brass easel as something to glance at to see quick dates.

    Artifact Uprising

    Get it from Artifact Uprising for $55+ (available in six designs).

    16. A digital photo frame with ~unlimited storage~ you're required to tell them was on Oprah's list of favorite things last year.


    Works with iPhone or Android. Facial recognition software via the Aura app identifies your closet relationships and sends photos to your frame automatically. The frame works vertically or horizontally.

    Get it from Amazon for $299+ (available in four frame colors).

    17. Or a Google home hub that'll create photo slideshows and soooo many other things, like automate Christmas lights, recall a recipe they use once a year, and even add background music to a bedtime story.

    The Google Store

    They can use their voice to show any of of their pictures in Google Photos, and with Live Albums, see the best and latest photos of loved ones. Which, tbh, is just barely scraping the service of all this device can do. I gave my mom one of these last year for Christmas and she uses it all the time! Just maybe don't jokingly tell Pandora to play a Johnny Paycheck radio station bc then Pandora will start off with that the next times your mom uses it. Sorry mom!

    Get it from The Google Store for $129.

    18. A pillow dog doppeldanger as a sweet memorial to their pet or a way to keep the family pet nearby, even if the family dog lives halfway across the country.

    Promising review: "The picture I uploaded matches exactly the picture they put on the pillow. The pillow is filled tightly and is made very well. I love it! My princess passed three months ago and this pillow Is on my bed and makes me smile every day." —Shopper007

    Get it from Amazon for $15.96+ (available in four sizes).

    19. A totally affordable photo book that won't take five hours to make for them. (I speak from experience with other brands.) Plus, they just launched a collection with Rifle Paper Co. that's impossibly cute.

    @chatbooks / Via

    Whipping up one of these is a breeze thanks to uploading pics from Instagram, Faceboo, Dropbox, Flickr, or your computer. My colleague Heather Braga has made them and is a big fan. Here's what she has to say:

    "I procrastinated putting together an album of my honeymoon photos for over a year — until I came across Chatbooks. It's ridiculously easy to create — you can connect your Facebook or Instagram account and pull the images directly from there. I think the entire process took me 10 minutes from start to finish and the completed album looked beautiful upon arrival."

    Get it from Chatbooks for $10+ (available in 6"x6" or 8"x8" and in a hard or soft cover).

    20. A photo-realistic mask you can have made of them or of their favorite celeb for a lewk that, uh, is quite memorable.


    Make sure to place your order by Dec. 9th if you'd like your gift to arrive before Christmas.

    Promising review: "The masks were exactly what we were looking for for fun gifts for our kids. They spent Christmas day walking around wearing each other!" —Firebox Customer

    Get one from Firebox for $16.99 (also available in larger quantities at a discount).

    21. Wood pallet art as a rustic chic way to celebrate their love, an achievement, or just a fantastic trip!


    The photos are printed directly onto homemade wood pallets.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in nine sizes).

    22. A personalized potato bundle with a pic of your choice on a potato, really, plus assorted candy. Here's to a silly gift they won't be able to stop talking about for years!, Amazon

    Promising review: "Such a random thing I couldn’t resist getting it for my friend as a Christmas gift, and I had the perfect picture of her. We always buy each other silly gifts. I think I outdid myself this year. Everybody loved it. Can’t wait to see where it starts to sprout or how she looks when it shrivels. The picture is actually a thin sticker that they put on the potato, the message you can have put on the other side looked like someone with nice penmanship wrote it with a permanent marker." —3000gtvr4

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    23. A custom prayer candle with their saintly likenesses emblazoned on it for a next-level gift.

    Go Saint Yourself / Etsy

    Not into saints? There are soooo many other options, including a knight, queen, king, devil, father and child, and more!

    Get it from Go Saint Yourself on Etsy for $22.50+ (also available with an extra label).

    24. Or a custom Yankee Candle for the resident Yankee Candle head who always tells the clueless sibling to buy them something from there.

    Yankee Candle

    Lookin' at you, mom. (Though my brother is also extremely into Yankee Candles, too.)

    Customize yours on Yankee Candle for $21.50+ (available in five candle types, various fragrances, and an option to add a message).

    25. An adorable laptop case for your bae — or maybe your friend who just uploaded their engagement pics to Insta?!


    Get it from Walmart for $23.

    26. A charming luggage tag to help them distinguish their black roller suitcase from the confusing parade on the luggage carousel.


    Get it from Shutterfly for $6+ (available in two sizes).

    27. Dangly earrings with their fave person's visage on them, meaning YOU of course. This will surely become their most-treasured thing in their jewelry box.

    RyanBeTryin / Etsy

    Get it from RyanBeTryin on Etsy for $15 (also available in studs).

    28. A neat journal (or planner!) that'll clear up any nonsense about if that's actually Jack's or not. Clearly it is Jack's!


    Get it from Minted for $16+ (available as an address book, monthly, or weekly planner for an additional charge).

    29. Photo cubes you can easily fill with up-to-date pics of all the grandkids.


    Holds 3.25"x3.25" photos.

    Get six from Amazon for $13.89.

    30. An enormous cushion of their head because maybe they're self-partnering or just need something to zhuzh up their couch.


    Make sure to place your order by Dec. 9th if you'd like this to arrive before Christmas.

    Promising review: "My wife laughed so hard at my gigantic mug in pillow form that she peed her pants a little. I don't know whether to be offended or proud." —Firebox Customer

    Get it from Firebox for $25.99.

    31. And a matching heating pad they can microwave and also smells like lavender. So maybe you can make it of your face and it'll be like you're creepily comforting them. (Or maybe the opposite effect? IDK.)


    Get it from Firebox for $19.99.

    32. A photogenic six-pack carrier (and matching beer labels) in case you've picked up home brewing and want to deliver a custom holiday shipment to your bud.

    Personalization Mall

    Get them from Personalization Mall: beer carrier for $5.29 and six beer labels for $6.39

    33. A personalized growth chart to hang on the wall and take with them when they move (instead of having to repaint over the lost marks)!


    Get it from Walmart for $20.30.

    34. Large-format prints of you two standing on top of a mountain on that hike you went on the other weekend so you can celebrate those special moments you share together!

    Artifact Uprising

    Get them from Artifact Uprising for $20+ each (available in 20 sizes).

    Also check out some classic photo print sets with or without borders in a variety of sizes for $8+.

    35. Framed lyrics and a photo that'd make an amazing gift for the new married couple in your life. Just saying.

    Grace Stone Designs / Etsy

    Get it from Grace Stone Designs on Etsy for $49+ (available in four frame options).

    36. Printed golf balls to help eliminate any argument about whose ball is whose. Or can provide a sporty outlet for aggression with their arch nemesis's face printed on them. I am 51% kidding.

    Personalization Mall

    Get 12 from Personalization Mall for $20.29+ (available in un-branded or Callaway balls).

    37. Magnetic collage frames for bringing some order to a fridge jumbled with pics. OR you can include some prints for a pre-filled photo gift!


    Each display holds five 4"x6" photos for a total of 10 pictures.

    Promising review: "I'm very happy with my purchase. The whole backing is magnetic, so you can rest assured your pictures aren't going anywhere. I get a lot of compliments from guests asking me where I purchased it. It's a practical and classy way to display your precious family photos without it making your fridge look tacky or cluttered. I love that it comes with two sets of photo displays. I was able to gift one to my mom, which she absolutely loved and appreciated! Would absolutely buy more for friends in the future." —Y A

    Get two from Amazon for $18.50.

    38. A heart snapshot collage so you can make sure that BEYOND A DOUBT everyone is represented in grandma's gift this year.


    Get it from Minted for $77.50+ (available with or without a frame, and three detail colors).

    39. A wine bottle label for the resident super hero who also enjoys a lil' vino.

    Personalization Mall

    Get it from Personalization Mall for $6.99.

    40. A "watercolor" print of their new home (or just about anything else) created from a photo that'll look *so nice* hanging up in their home.

    Custom Canvas Creations / Etsy

    Get it from Custom Canvas Creations on Etsy for $24.50+ (available in several styles and sizes).

    41. Marble coasters you can add captions to because they grow up so fast and who can keep track of how many months and days they are?!?!?!

    Uncommon Goods

    Get them from Uncommon Goods for $60+ (available with or without captions).

    If you're on a budget, check out a set of six cardboard ones from Walmart for $14.

    42. Personalized travel wall art to commemorate all the far-flung locales they've visited. (Psst, you can grab pics from their Facebook or Instagram feed!)

    Uncommon Goods

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $65+ (available in 3–5 photos with an easel or hanging back frame). Also available in a neutral color scheme.

    43. Custom s'mores kits with printed marshmallows that'll turn gathering around a fire pit into a delicious party.

    Candy with a Twist / Etsy

    They have a shelf life of 3–4 weeks.

    Get 12 from Candy with a Twist on Etsy for $83.40+.

    44. A photo slate to commit your memories to rock. A flat rock. That also just happens to be photogenic!

    Bears Crate / Etsy

    Get it from Bears Crate on Etsy for $22.50+ (available in three sizes).

    45. A very good garden flag to advertise which very good pupper lives here.

    Personalization Mall

    Get it from Personalization Mall for $15.99.

    46. A curved glass print — it would just look SO GOOD on their desk without messing with their minimalist setup.


    Get it from Shutterfly for $24.79+ (available in four sizes).

    47. A pair of precious ornaments to help fill out the tree with your fave kids.


    Get them from Walmart for $12.

    48. A stately piece of wall art that'll let 'em show off a little local pride.


    Get it from Minted for $147+ (available with or without a frame, all 50 states).

    49. A colorful soft-cover book as a step-up from the peel-and-stick photo album pages of yore.

    Artifact Rising

    Get it from Artifact Rising for $20+ (available in three sizes, six cover colors, three text foil colors, and five themes).

    50. And wrapping paper with their face on it to tie the whole gift presentation together.


    Make sure to place your order by Dec. 9th if you'd like this to arrive before Christmas.

    Get a meter-long roll from Firebox for $18.99.

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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