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I’m so excited for the holidays! I love checking out all the holiday lights, decorating the tree, baking, cooking, and most of all spending time with family. I love getting cards in the mail throughout December. I love reading the updates from my family and friends. So on this Christmas Eve Eve, I want to wish you and your family a very happy holiday and share my own holiday cards.

San Diego family photographer holiday card pictures

Not only do I love taking pictures of my clients, but I also love creating products. It’s one thing to have great images of your family in digital format, but it’s a whole other level when you have them in print. I personally find that I don’t really look at my digital images, so I’m making an effort to print more storyboards and portraits of my family to hang in my home. I encourage my clients to do the same because it’s really something you can enjoy as the years pass. New photographs can be added to the wall which makes for a great display as well as walk down memory lane.

This is my source of inspiration for how to hang photographs in my home. Not only are the great looking, but they are fairly simple and inexpensive to do. This is the last article I wanted to share which might give you some ideas for displaying your photos.

There are so many great products out there whether you are looking for traditional framed prints, sleek modern wraps, timeless gallery wrapped canvas, photo handbags, keepsake boxes, standouts, or a combination of any or all of them.

Instead of the shoe box full of pictures our parents had, we are now collecting cds or filling up hard drives. I say it’s time to get busy printing and hanging those pictures for friends and family to enjoy. Make your photos into art for your home.

I’ll leave you one of my latest displays in my house. I picked a few different pictures of my boys, and to unify them I converted them all to black and white. I love the pinwheel formation. Next time I’ll share some storyboard ideas.

An example of how to frame and display professional photographs

I love ready to hang products. I know it’s a lot of work to print a photograph, buy a frame, and put it all together. This is why I love offering products like gallery wrapped canvas, modern wraps, and standouts. Standouts are lightweight, come with holes in the back so it’s ready to hang or display on an easel. Standouts are great for storyboards or enlargements.

It’s only September, but school has started, Halloween will soon be here and gone and then before you know it Christmas will be just around the corner. Have you decided what you are doing for holiday cards this year? If not, I have a unique and special product just for my clients.

I’m so excited to share my latest find with you! Instead of giving traditional photo cards this year, try giving photo ornament cards. Your family and friends can enjoy your holiday card throughout the season as it hangs on their Christmas tree or on a decorative ribbon across the mantle. I just love these because it’s such a creative way to share your holiday photos.

San Diego Holiday Cards

Photos are placed on the front and a decorative design and message adorn the back. They come with a ribbon and envelopes. Even better I’m giving an early bird discount. All past and future clients booked through November 15, 2010 can order these ornament cards anytime in September using their session images for $60/box of 24. My 5×7 and 5×5 flat cards are also on special. You get 20% off your first box! Yes you can preorder, but you must do so before September 30, 2010. Email me now to place your order!

So I promised a lot of new products, and here is another. Today is all about photo bags… purses and wristlets to be exact. The wristlet is great for organizing a larger purse or for carrying your keys and wallet for a quick trip. It has a wrist strap, zippered pocket and a key keeper and comes in different color liners. The front and back are custom designed with your photos.
photo purse

The photo handbag has two handles for carrying, a key keeper, two pockets, and one zippered compartment. I have been carrying one around for about a month and it’s a perfect size for an everyday purse. It holds three sippy cups, my wallet, keys, snacks, and a few Thomas trains. :) I love that it stands up when I set it down. It’s custom designed on front and back with photos from your session, so you’re guaranteed to be walking around with a one of a kind bag.
photo hand bag