7 Mother's Day Gifts Made from Mom's Favorite Photos

Photos aren't just for picture albums.Photos aren't just for picture albums.Moms love thoughtful, personalized Mother's Day gifts. What better way to celebrate her than to make something with beautiful photos? These 7 gift ideas preserves photo memories in a unique way. Mom will not only be delighted you made them yourself. She'll also enjoy them for years to come













Ceramic Vase Ceramic Vase 1. Ceramic Vase
If you have a printer, a photo, and some Lazertran paper, you can do this yourself. Really! Mix up a trio of vases for an eclectic look.
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Canvas Portrait Canvas Portrait 2. Canvas Portrait
Get those family photos out of boxes and onto the walls, no frames necessary. There are services to do this, but you can also transfer a family portrait to canvas yourself.
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Mod Photo Collage Mod Photo Collage 3. Mod Photo Collage
Collages are one of the easiest ways to turns single photos into a bigger piece of art. I love the shape of the mat in this collage.
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Memory Jars Memory Jars 4. Memory Jars
Any glass receptacle can be turned into an interesting picture frame. These memory jars are stunning on a mantel or table.
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Photo Display Balls Photo Display Balls 5. Photo Display Balls
I love the mod look of these photo display balls. It'll be easy to display new photos over time.
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Memory CandleMemory Candle6. Memory Candle
Instead of just giving mom a candle, make her a memory candle using black and white photocopies and transparent contact paper.
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Photo Pillow Photo Pillow 7. Photo Pillow
Here's art for the touching. Make mom a pillow with your own photograph and an image transfer application.
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- By Jan Halvarson
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