10 Ways to Say I Love You with Photos


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When you really love someone, it isn’t always easy to tell them how much they mean to you. The good news is, a picture is worth 1,000 words – and there are plenty of photo-based gift ideas you can create to send a custom message of love. Flowers and candy may be nice, but something from the heart? That’s what really counts.

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Here are 10 picture perfect ideas to say ‘I Love You’!

1. Get the Kids Involved

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Let’s face it – Grandma and Grandpa (and really, everyone) are way more excited when a Valentine’s Day greeting comes from the real apple of their eye: the kids. Round up your children for a fun family photoshoot and create Valentine’s-themed photo cards to send out to your nearest and dearest.

2. Create Grown-Up Valentines

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Remember how sweet it was to receive a Valentine from your elementary school crush? You can still ignite that spark by creating a custom folded greeting card featuring the two of you – and a heart-stirring message. It’s cheaper than many store bought cards, and about a million times more sentimental.

3. Do Costumes

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If you are creating a photo gift, make it extra lovely by dressing up for the season. The kids can wear a cute costume inspired by the Queen of Hearts or Cupid, while parents can dress up like a famous couple.

4. Get Crafty with Cupid

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Store bought Valentines are classic, sure, but how about a cute greeting that’s actually from your child? A photo Valentine can be an opportunity to let your creativity and imagination run wild – like working with perspective to create a fun candy delivery for your kid’s lucky recipients.

5. Double Up Your Greeting

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Getting married this year? Need to say thanks to those who attended your wedding or shower last year? Valentine’s Day is a perfect opportunity to celebrate your love. You can send out Save the Date cards that nod to Cupid’s favorite holiday, or share a thank you with a pretty photo from your wedding. It’s a great reminder that love is always in the air!

6. Celebrate Your Nuptials

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Speaking of weddings, if you did get married this past year, your first Valentine’s Day as a married couple is an exciting occasion. Surprise your partner with a custom photobook filled with your favorite memories and snapshots from the big day. Online photo book software makes it easier than ever to organize those precious memories into a one-of-a-kind keepsake.

7. Create a Wedding Guestbook

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How about a gift idea that’s both pretty and practical? Betrothed couples getting hitched this upcoming year would love a personalized guestbook for their wedding day. Gather photos from throughout your relationship – the result is a treasured book that speaks to the past and future of your time together.

8. Get a Year-Round Reminder of Love

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Cynics will tell you that it’s silly to celebrate love on a single day – and they’re not wrong! Instead of buying something with a short lifespan like flowers, go for something that’ll remind someone they’re loved year-round. A canvas photo print or a photo calendar highlighting your history is a sweet gift with a personal touch that’ll instantly brighten up any hallway or office.

9. Send Warm Wishes From Afar

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Sometimes you can’t always be with the ones you love on Valentine’s Day. But you can send them something lovely – like a photo printed blanket they can wrap around themselves like a hug. It’s a great gift for everyone from the newlyweds to the grandparents to the other half of your long-distance relationship.

10. Add Some Sparkle – With a Twist!

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Jewelry and Valentine’s Day go hand in hand. Before you start sweating hefty prices, you can still dazzle her with a piece of sparkling jewelry that means so much more. A photo locket is a romantic way to always keep you close to her heart – fill it with a snap from your wedding day, the arrival of a new baby, or a beloved photo of the two of you.

 


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