Choose From the Best Photo Gift Ideas For Grandparents
Choosing just the right gift for a much loved member of your family is one of the surest ways of letting them know just how much they mean to you. What’s more, on a personal level, there are few things more satisfying than seeing a loved one open a gift and being able to tell, from the expression on their face, just how pleased they are with it. The photo gift ideas below are suggestions which will achieve precisely this effect.
Choosing a gift for grandparents can sometimes be difficult because, by the time they reach that kind of age, they’ve gone and bought everything they really want. In terms of things like household ornaments, kitchen equipment, hobbies and so on, a person of grandparent age will have made their choices and will be far happier with the things they’ve bought than they would be with anyone else’s choices. The key is to think of something which is a little bit different from the run of the mill gift idea, and which includes a personal element to make it that extra bit touching, and personalised photo gifts fulfil both of these criteria.
Using your own images to create a range of gifts is easier than it’s ever been, thanks to the dazzling flexibility of digital technology. You can choose any image you like and have it used as the basis of items from a mouse mat to a fridge magnet, from a gallery quality canvas print to a one off jigsaw. Imagine, for example, the delight of a grandparent if they open a greeting cards and find themselves looking at a delightful smiling photograph of their beloved grandchildren. It will be a gift which manages to combine the highest levels of production, the best materials and techniques, with the type of personal input which is usually associated with hand-made gifts.
The fantastic thing about such digital technology, however, is that you needn’t stop at merely a greeting card. It’s possible to celebrate a special occasion such as a major birthday or wedding anniversary, for example, by putting together bespoke photo books capable of capturing and celebrating huge numbers of images in the way which used to be the preserve of professional photographers. You may want to give grandparents a ‘This Is Your Life’ style volume chronicling their life together, or else a collection of favourite photographs featuring all of their grandchildren as they’ve grown up over the years. As soon as you’ve chosen, you’ll be able to upload them to the relevant website, and then have the pleasure of designing your very own photo book. This is much simpler than it sounds, since the software has been put together to completely remove the need for any kind of experience or know-how.
Basically, you’ll be taken through the process as a series of simple steps, choosing the size and shape of the book, whether it’s a hard or soft cover, how many pages it will have and what the front and back covers will look like. Alongside all of this you’ll be able to lay out each individual page, deciding whether to opt for a single dramatic image or a mosaic of smaller pictures. The final step will be choosing whether to add any text or not, and all the way through you’ll be able to monitor the finished product until you’re completely happy. When you are, your book will be printed to the highest possible standard, using techniques, materials and printing standards which are more than a match for those you see on the shelves of bookshops. The difference will be that the contents of this book are yours and yours alone, and the reaction will let you know just how much that means.
Bonusprint is one of the leading digital photo printing company that provides wide range of photo gifts like greeting cards, canvas prints, photo calendars, photo books and many more.
It is part of the Albumprinter Group. Albumprinter’s consumer brand Albelli is active in The Netherlands, Belgium, UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.
Albumprinter has its own production facility in the Netherlands where production takes place for the entire European market.