Capturing Summer Memories Through Photography
Every life is made up of millions of memories pieced together to create a beautiful masterpiece. While you may try to recall your most treasured memories on a regular basis, recollections tend to fade with time and the simple moments that make life worth living can become slowly forgotten. Thankfully, modern technology makes it easier than ever to forever remember your favorite memories and the people who made them remarkable. This summer, make an effort to capture both the simple and grandiose moments through photography. Here are a few of our top suggestions on photography tips for making memories last.
Whether you are planning dozens of simple summer activities or an extravagant vacation, photo books are the perfect way to celebrate the highlights of your summer. Today’s photo books are smaller than the large scrapbooks of years past, and are perfect for celebrating and reliving everyday moments that make life unique and meaningful. With our easy-to-use mobile application, you can conveniently create a photo book no matter where you are.
We offer a variety of photo book styles and sizes that will set the perfect backdrop for your favorite summertime memories. Our new family photo book styles range from cute to hip and make it easy to caption each photo with clever sayings or direct quotes from loved ones. Whether you spend your summer enjoying local happenings or basking in picturesque views of foreign cities, make sure each blissful moment stays alive in the pages of a photo book.
You are more likely to remember the great times you have shared with loved ones when you have constant reminders around your home. In addition to photo books, why not turn some of your favorite summertime photographs into completely original home décor that will bring a smile to your face every time you walk by? Personalized home décor is an excellent conversation starter and provides an opportunity to make your home uniquely yours. Here are a few of our favorite personalized home décor items:
- Pillows and Photo Blankets: Who wouldn’t want to lay their head down on a pillow depicting a soothing beach scene or a family picnic? Pull a personalized blanket for summertime up around your shoulders and you will drift to sleep with warm summertime visions floating through your head.
- Wall Art: Turning your photos into eye-catching wall art is one of the best ways to add personality and life to your home. Whether you like the modern look of metal prints or the rustic appearance of wood wall art, we have everything you need to turn your favorite photographs into stylish wall adornments. Try one of our beautiful collage frames for summertime if you have multiple photographs of a single event that you want to show off.
- Acrylic Blocks: There is no better way to showcase your fondest memories around your home than with unique and adorable acrylic blocks. Choose from a variety of backgrounds and overlays, including monogram collages, border initials, sepia tones and more.
- Serving Tray: Are you fond of entertaining guests in your home? If so, showcasing your family or your favorite vacation destination on a serving tray is a great way to start up a conversation about your life and travel exploits.
There are practically endless ways to capture your summertime memories and showcase them around your home. For more ideas, visit our DIY blog, read our photo tips or browse through our selection of customizable home décor items.
A memory is much more meaningful when shared with others. Reminisce and build strong relationships even when you are apart by giving photo gifts to those whom you care about the most. Wondering what to give to your parents for their anniversary? Present them with a photograph of their wedding day within a personalized frame and they will be overjoyed. Trying to find the perfect gift for your teenager’s upcoming birthday? Give him or her an iPhone case personalized with a favorite photo memory and you are sure to make them smile. Grandparents and friends are easy to please with photo puzzles, personalized desktop plaques or photo mugs, and everyone loves to receive a personalized photo book.
Memories come and go, but you can keep them around for a lifetime if you capture them in a photo book or display them in a charming piece of home décor. Treasure each morsel of summertime joy, because life is a masterpiece full of people and moments that should be remembered forever.