The heat outside was oppressive, so the cooling blast of the shopping centre's air-conditioning was welcome relief as I walked through the automated doors. Ahhh... Christmas in Australia. Fake snow swirled around shopfront displays. Familiar Christmas carols trilled and huge garlands of Christmas decorations hung from the high vaulted ceilings. Yes, Christmas was just around the corner.
But by the time I reached the escalators, I was regretting my decision to visit the centre. Large flocks of shoppers fluttered around the gift displays. Tired, upset children trailed behind their parents or grabbed at their arms demanding to be carried. There were long queues at the checkouts. And, shock and horror, all the seating was taken at the small coffee shops. Despite the coolness of the air-conditioned centre, I bought what I needed and hurried home.
Thankfully, I don't need to return and join the hordes of Christmas shoppers at the local shopping centre. Most of my purchases have been made online and..... I've found the perfect gift for my family! (This post contains affiliate links.)
Yes, finding the perfect gift for your family or grandparents can be done from home. And, it won't take long.
So, what is it?
I spent a bit of time online at Sticky9 creating a family photobook.
Yes, I know... all your photos are easily accessible on your device. But how often do you sit down together and look at them?
And these memories make a lovely coffee table book. It's easy for visitors to flip thorough the year's highlights. Everyone will enjoy looking at the photos.
And, it's a great way to remember those special moments.
Memories are timeless treasures of the heart."
How do you create one?
Well, it's very simple.
1. Just choose 20 of your favourite photos to include. I think that's the most difficult part.
2. Upload them to Sticky9. Your first 9 photos will be used in the collage on the front cover.
3. You'll have one square photo per page. (You can crop them online.)
The finished books look lovely- glossy, black, 20x20cm hardcover books!
I've created one book for each family and one for my parents. This is one gift that will be enjoyed long past Christmas Day. And it's unique- a collection of family memories to be cherished.
Shippping is free and the books arrived speedily- great! You receive plenty of updates via email regarding the progress of your order.
Check it out here....
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