How to Make a DIY Photo Booth for Holiday Parties

Young couple in a Photo Booth party with garland decoration backgroundPhoto booths are all the rage these days. Chances are you’ve seen them popping up at weddings, sweet sixteens, anniversaries, birthdays, block parties, and more. While these booths are typically set up by a professional photographer, it’s possible to have one at your party without the assistance of a seasoned pro.

 

With the right gear on hand, a DIY photo booth can be easily pulled together. Let’s take a quick walk through what you’ll need to build a fun photo booth for your holiday party.

 

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6 Ways to Include Photos at Your Holiday Event

Photos at Your Holiday EventHoliday photos are such an important part of our lives and personal histories. The photos taken at this time of year are almost magical—they can capture so much joy, love, and cheer.

 

While we all have plans to take pictures during the big parties that are coming up, there are many other ways to include photos at your holiday event!

 

Send an e-card invite

 

When you send out the invitations, use one of these e-card services to send a unique holiday invite—complete with photos from your scanned archive. Your guests will love seeing familiar faces on the e-card!

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Create a New Year’s Resolution Vision Board for 2018

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERADid you know that one of the biggest recent break-out pop stars, Meghan Trainor, created a vision board to map out her success? Before she made it to the top of the charts, she used a vision board to remind her of what she wanted to achieve, including a record deal, and a photo of the Grammy’s. Trainor then went on to achieve those things and more—and you could do the same in the coming New Year.


Now’s the perfect time to create a New Year’s resolution vision board that will help you paint the picture you want to see for your life in 2018.


What is a vision board?


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8 Unique Products to Try for Decorating Your Home with Photos

decoration your home with photosWho doesn’t love to be surrounded by happy memories? Just look on any college dorm or living room walls and you’ll find happy smiling faces or photos of unforgettable places. Each time we see one of these pictures, we’re instantly reminded of the good times. It’s no wonder we like to decorate our homes with photos!

 

Of course, the traditional way to decorating your home with photos is to stick pictures on a fridge or hang them up in frames on the wall. While we love both of these tried-and-true methods, there are other options out there, too! The internet has made it so there is an array of unique products and ways to decorate your home with photos.

 

Canvas print via @Shutterfly

 

While the days of oil-paint portraits are long gone, you can still have your memoires displayed on canvas. These canvas prints are a really classic way to turn your memories into pieces of art.

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5 Photogenic Vacation Spots to Inspire Your Wanderlust

Photogenic Vacation Spots School is out, the weather is warm, and the urge to call out sick from work is becoming an actual sickness – must be vacation season! Wherever you choose to go, your phone or camera is likely primed to capture every drop of beauty you can squeeze out of your destination.

 

If you’re still planning your trip this summer, or just need to take 10 minutes to daydream about spectacular vistas, here are five photogenic vacation spots to explore:

 

1. Cinque Terre, Italy

 

Cinque Terre (meaning “five lands”) is a cluster of villages along the northwest Italian coast. Visitors to the area who hike between each of the five villages along rustic dirt paths will be rewarded with spectacular views of the colorful, terraced buildings against the backdrop of the Mediterranean Sea. If you make it here, your camera will only stop clicking for as long as it takes to eat a bowl of pasta al pesto.

 

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