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5 Ways to Use and Display Your Professional Photos (with examples!)

A framed photo of a little girl holding newborn sister sits on a table

When you purchase professional photos of your family, the last thing they should do is gather dust in a box somewhere or go unseen in the thousands of photos on your phone. They should be displayed proudly and beautifully in your home, shared with your loved ones, and given as gifts so they can be enjoyed every single day. In this blog post, I compiled 5 of my favorite ways to use and display professional photos around your home so you know exactly what you can do with your final edits when you receive them!

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Display Your Professional Photos in Your Baby's Nursery

Looking for a meaningful way to display your maternity, newborn, milestone, or family photos? Your baby's nursery is the perfect place to showcase them! You can frame prints or purchase canvas prints to hang over your baby's crib, or you can create a gallery wall for over their changing station. You can even hang shelves and display small prints as a way to bring your family together in your child's room. There's no wrong way to do it!

Showcase Photo Albums on Your Coffee Table or Bookshelf

Light blue photo album

Photo albums are an incredibly special keepsake that you, your family, and your guests will want to revisit for years to come. And they're a special heirloom item that you can pass down from generation to generation. Photo albums make wonderful coffee table books for people to flip through at their leisure, and they can also be displayed on a shelf in your child's room, in your general living space, or in your bedroom. Photo albums also make great gifts for family members!

Share Your Photos with Friends and Family Through Greeting Cards

Greeting cards are a great way to share your photos. You can send birth announcements, thank you notes, holiday cards, birthday invitations, graduation announcements, and more! They're bound to bring a smile to your friends' and family's faces, and may even find their way into a keepsake box. The other great thing about greeting cards is that they are incredibly customizable, so you can truly send a card for any occasion and make the most of your family photos.

Decorate Your Home with Photos of Your Growing Family

Framed photo of newborn baby girl hanging in living room

Professional photos are wonderful for home decor and will allow you to enjoy your lovely photos every single day. Whether you opt for small prints, canvas prints, large framed prints, a shadow box, or another form of art for your home, the possibilities on how and where to display them are endless. Popular options include gallery walls, on shelves throughout the home, or in big statement arrangements in a focal point of one's living room. No matter what you decide, you can't go wrong!

Brighten Up the Holidays with Customized Photo Ornaments

Another wonderful way to use your photos is to print them as photo ornaments for the holidays. Not only are these delightful keepsakes that you can enjoy for years and pass down to future generations, they also make wonderful holiday gifts for family and friends. Customized photo ornaments come in a variety of shapes and have the image printed on both sides in full color. They're bound to brighten up your tree!

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