20 Heartwarming Gifts You Can Make From Old Photos

Show you care with homemade, personalized gifts.



By Hometalk Highlights

Delight the grandparents with a cute, personalized snow globe

Stand a little picture of your kid between bottle brush trees.


Create a collage of hexagon picture tiles

Perfect for cubicles, desks, and other small spaces.


Repurpose canning lids into personalized photo coasters

Reminisce about your favorite memories over a cup-of-whatever.


Create a retro-inspired photo nightlight using a vintage TV frame

Add two flickering battery operated tea lights to get the effect of an old TV screen.


Make these PVC pipe photo planters using temporary tattoo paper

Seal them with a coat of Mod Podge or acrylic spray for extra protection.


Upcycle paper towel tubes into a funky-shaped photo frame

Finally, something to do with all those rolls you’ve been hoarding.


Transfer photos onto wood ornaments using temporary tattoo paper

Hang them with twine for an extra rustic finish.


Celebrate your childhood home with this sweet Christmas ornament

Because the holidays are the perfect time to get nostalgic.


Decorate your fridge with thumbnail clear gem photo magnets

See your favorite faces and places every time you make something to eat.


Create a magical folding photo cube from toy blocks

No need to choose just one picture this year!


DIY these rustic birch slice photo ornaments

Use a Dremel tool to write a personalized message on the back.


Repurpose plates into a beautiful photo wall display

Stick your favorite pics on with Mod Podge.


Make a photo collage on a wooden monogram

This makes a great personalized holiday or birthday gift.


Transfer photos onto wood slices to make personalized fridge magnets

These are the perfect Christmas gift for grandparents this year.


Create a funky photo book from old CDs

Finally, something to do with all those CDs you’ve been holding on to.


Make a photo clock from your favorite picture

It's always the right time to celebrate family.


Turn a vintage silver serving platter into a classy picture frame

I love how this looks with old black and white family portraits.

 

DIY a rustic photo box from four wooden picture frames

Fill it with faux greenery or natural decor for a perfect finishing touch.


Personalize a glass trivet with your fav photo

Just Mod Podge it to the bottom, and clean the top carefully.