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Holiday miracle alert. There is an easy, affordable present out there guaranteed to delight relatives of all ages: a photo of your so-adorable-you-may-as-well-give-them-a-modeling-contract-now kids, new rescue pup or grandma on her wedding day. Yep, if it was photographed, you can gift it. But there are tons of options besides the basic framed 5x7 glossy. Here, the most modern, creative ways to gift a memory. 

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Artifact Uprising

Minimalist Wall Ledge

The best thing about this simple, walnut-wood floating shelf is that photos can be swapped out anytime. Unlike that movie poster from college that’s still somehow hanging in your den.

Artifact Uprising (from $49)

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plum print

Kids’ Art Book

If you can no longer open your refrigerator because it’s wallpapered with your kids’ artwork, we have a genius solution. Send their art to Plum Print using the shipping kit they provide. They digitally photograph it, and within weeks, you get a glossy book showcasing their creations in all their glory. You’ll even feel find tossing the originals. 

Plum Print (starts at $75)

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Custom Jigsaw Puzzle

If doing puzzles together is a winter family tradition, picture their excitement when the image is of them on a snow day.

Shutterfly ($30)

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Tinsel Photo Clips

A totally original and whimsical way to mount photos above a mantle, a headboard or a workstation—no smudge or toddler-attracting glass frames required.

Design Ideas ($20)

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A Chatbooks Gift Card

The app that takes social media and smartphone photos and turns them into impossibly hip books can now be theirs. And the gift cards can be delivered via email, naturally.


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Urban Outfitters

Glitter Picture Frame

Know someone who loves glitz and glam? This will be the best $6 you ever spent.

Urban Outfitters ($6)

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Barneys New York

Brag Book

Fill this chic goatskin mini-album with your favorite family snapshots and give immediately to your mother-in-law. You'll get at least enough brownie points to carry you through June.

Barneys New York ($75)

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Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera

We just found a way to make winter break way less boring. Let your family loose with one of these, then file the photos away for next year’s gifts. 

Polaroid ($90)

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