3 Photo Gifts

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Take a picture, it’ll last longer …and it makes for a great gift! These three photo gifts are easy and inexpensive to make, and guaranteed to melt grandma and grandpa’s heart!

Photo Coasters


  1. Make sure photo is cut 4” x 3.”
  2. Take Mod Podge and apply a thin layer directly to the title.
  3. Place photo on top of the tile, leaving a small space at the top and about an inch at the bottom.
  4. Add another thin layer of Mod Podge over the photo.
  5. Attach the black felt to the back of the tile using hot glue.

Photo Candle

  • Pillar candle (white works best for photos but you can use any color for drawings)
  • Tracing paper
  • Image or Drawing (if using a photo it should be printed from a laser printer or laser copier)
  • Wax paper
  • Hair dryer


  1. Start by putting your image on tracing paper. You can have your little one draw a cute drawing directly onto the tracing paper or print a photo directly onto the paper.
  2. Cut the photo out and place onto the candle.
  3. Wrap a small piece of wax or parchment paper to hold it all in place.
  4. Use the heat from a blowdryer to attach the image permanently onto the candle. Hold a few inches away and dry on medium heat for 3-5 minutes.

NOTE: If you are printing out a photo you’ll want to attach the tracing paper to a normal piece of printer paper with scotch tape which will make it easier to feed through the printer.



  1. Place photo in laminating pocket and laminate.
  2. Once laminated cut the image out and punch a hole in the top and attach your tassel.

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