What better way to trim your Christmas tree than with pictures of the people and the memories that you treasure the most? Collage.com brings a festive and personalized touch to your tree with their custom photo ornaments.
Read on to learn how to make a photo ornament, with your favorite pictures.
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What Are Photo Ornaments?
A photo ornament from Collage.com adds a special touch to all of your holiday decor. These ornaments are available in a myriad of shapes and sizes, making it easy to create a custom piece for your tree. Each ornament measures 3 inches x 4 inches and comes with a festive ribbon so that you can easily hang the treasure from any branch of your tree. You can add an extra layer of personalization with a message on the back of the ornament.
How to Make Your Photo Ornament
In 5 easy steps you’ll learn how to make a photo ornament with pictures.
Step 1: Select your ornament shape and material
The first step in designing your custom photo ornament is to select the shape and material that you would like to use. Collage.com offers these ornaments in either a metal or ceramic material. You can then choose from six distinct shapes. Go with the classic round or rectangular shape, choose the unique teardrop or scalloped design, or make it extra festive with a wreath or snowflake shape.
Step 2: Select your favorite photos
This is the step in which your ornament really begins to take shape. You can choose any of your favorite photos to use as the heart of your custom design. Select your favorite shots of your most treasured family and friends. Or choose pictures of places and things that mean the most to you. Chronicle a big milestone or meaningful vacation memory, the choice is yours.
Step 3: Upload your photos to Collage.com
Once you have the photos that you wish to use for your ornaments, you need to upload the shots to the Collage.com design platform. Collage.com makes this process a breeze by allowing you to directly upload your selected shots from a computer, Facebook, Instagram, or other social media sites.
Step 4 (Optional): Customize your photo ornament
At this point in the creation process, the designer can choose to customize the ornament even further with a host of optional style elements. You can add more color and personality to your ornament with the addition of a background. Or choose to add a personalized text message on the ornament to convey a variety of sentiments. You have complete control over the design and message of your ornament.
Step 5: Enjoy the photo ornament you created yourself!
Now all that you need to do is to wait for your custom ornament to arrive directly in your mailbox. You will delight in receiving this personalized photo ornament. It will make the perfect addition to any Christmas tree and will bring the recipient holiday joy for years to come.
What Can You Do With a Photo Ornament?
There is no shortage of ways that you can customize your photo ornament to celebrate a bevy of life’s special occasions. You can use the ornaments to chronicle how your children grow and change with each passing year and then present them with their own collection when they become adults and move out of the home. This also makes a great gift idea for doting grandparents.
The ornaments are ideal for celebrating milestones such as anniversaries, birthdays, and graduations. The compact size makes these ornaments great additions to goodie bags for family reunions. Or you use them as party or wedding favors so that your guests will remember the event every time that they decorate their tree.
Jazz up ordinary gift wrap by using the ornaments as personalized keepsake gift tags, giving the recipient two presents in one. Give your favorite animal lover an ornament with a picture of their beloved pet. You can even use these photo ornaments to start a family tradition with a new keepsake for each year. Do not feel limited to using the ornaments only on Christmas trees. These special decorations can be hung from garland on the fireplace mantel, used as festive place settings, and more.
The Bottom Line
Learning how to make a photo ornament with pictures is simple. Now you can spread a little joy this holiday season with a custom photo ornament from Collage.com. The spirit of the season will come alive on your Christmas tree when you decorate it with the photos of the people and the memories that you love the most.