There are several creative ways to use all the exciting photos you took during your travel. Unfortunately, although many people take a lot of great photos during their vacations, few people know what to do with them once they get back home. Here are some creative ways to use your trip photos.
Get yourself a digital photo frame which can display the photos you took during your recent vacation in rotation. Though digital frames are not as popular as they once were, they are still a very viable option for displaying your travel shots. As a result of using this effective technique, you can feel as though you are still on vacation because you can remember the experiences you had during your trip as your photos are displayed on a digital photo frame one after the other. It also makes it easier to choose which to display as you can change them any time.
Digital Picture Frame. Image credit: Wikipedia.org
Most travellers would agree, one of the greatest parts about travelling is the new cuisines you will encounter, which means you then have the recipes you collect as you tour various countries. On photos of each of the country you visited, you can print your favourite recipe at the back. You can then offer the print outs to your friends, neighbours, and co-workers during potlucks. For instance, you can make gazpacho during your upcoming neighbourhood or office potluck, and then attach a photo and a recipe to the bowl in order to get it back. You can even give out extras to those who particularly like your dish.
If you go through your travel shots and find some really good ones, then you might want to consider printing them to canvas to make a travel collage consisting of your best photos. The collage can then be displayed prominently on a wall in your home for all to see. This idea can help you and those around your home remember the good times you had while traveling, and can work great as a conversation starter when people visit.
Travel shot printed on canvas. Image Credit: Thecanvasfactory.com.au
Another creative way to use your travel photos is to turn them into an exciting educational opportunity for your kids and grandkids. To do this, you can glue the photos onto an enlarged map. You should glue the photos in accordance to the countries and cities where they were taken during your trip. You can even go a step further and have the photos attached onto a map turned into a jigsaw puzzle. A puzzle has various benefits that include keeping your kids and grandkids busy, letting them have some fun, and, more importantly, letting them learn more about the global geography with a focus on the places you visited during your travel.
Refrigerator magnets also deserve a little more credit than people are willing to offer. There are those who buy refrigerator magnets for each of the trips they go on. But, why buy a magnet while you can have one made for you? Achieving this is actually quite simple, all you need to do is buy magnetic sheets from a craft store. When purchasing the magnetic sheets, you can obtain the kind that you can print directly on. Alternatively, you can get a sticky magnetic sheet. If you are particularly keen about making your magnets dimensional, you can always stick a glass gem onto the photo using glue and then put the magnet at the back of the photo.