Why do you take photos? Most of them are never used.
We all like to see our shots when they are finished. But the vast majority go unused. They’re left in a folder for storage. What about actually using your photos? Artists have many different ways of using their shots. But most of us do not.
Using your photos – get motivated…
There is more to art than its existence. It must be seen too. We put a lot into our photography. Shame! All that work and energy – then nothing. Maybe it’s time to think about what we can achieve with our photos. This is a chance to get motivated for something more.
Some ideas for using your photos
Using your photos for positive things can be really satisfying. It’s a really great outcome for your interest. With some simple ideas you can produce some lovely things. Here are some ideas…
- Framed photos for friends and family . OK start with easy ones!
- Fridge magnets are fun and can hold your photos .
- Photo greeting cards .
- Photo key rings make great little gifts .
- Pop a photo into a bottle then fill it with coloured sand to hold the photo against the side – an interesting ornament .
- Using your photos transferred to a wood block – an unusual ornament.
- Photo gift tags for presents and special occasions – use a tag punch to make personalised gift tags and mementos .
- Photo-lockets are highly personalised and make great gifts .
A host of projects for using your photos
You’ve seen some ways you can use your photos for craft projects and for great gifts.You will get great satisfaction for using your photos to make others feel good.
There are many other ways you could also use this craft idea. You can help some people who are not as privileged as you. These ideas make great revenue raisers for charity and care organisations. If you work for an organisation that needs to raise funds think of ways you can use these inexpensive methods of making things to sell. Benefits and fund raisers are great places to raise extra cash. Charities are ever grateful for such support.
There are probably many more crafts, and ways you can help others by using your photos. Have fun. Help people feel good. Check out some of the links above and come up with some ideas of your own.
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Framed photos for friends and family
Fridge magnets are fun and can hold your photos
Photo key rings make great little gifts
Pop a photo into a bottle then fill it with coloured sand to hold the photo against the side – an interesting ornament
Photo greeting cards
Photo gift tags for presents and special occasions – use a tag punch to make personalised gift tags and mementos
Photo-lockets are highly personalised and make great gifts
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