Ideas For Gifts Under £30


With the rising cost of living in the UK, fewer people can afford to splash out on expensive gifts for loved ones this Christmas. If you’re looking for a stylish, memorable, and unique gift, high-quality photo prints will certainly tick all the boxes on your present buying list.

Photography-related gifts not only offer a great variety of cost-effective options to choose from, but they also deliver 2-in-1 gifts that will please and delight everyone, whatever the celebratory occasion may be. That’s because the perfect creative photo gift creates a lasting memory of happy moments in life.

To help you make the most of your £30 per-person budget, here are a few inspired gift ideas…

Canvas Wall Art

It’s super easy to create stunning and original artwork to display in any room in the home, with high-quality photo prints. For example, you can transform your favorite snap into a piece of contemporary art in the form of a personalized photo digital portrait painting. Or showcase a great shot in a customized watercolor photo print that is elegantly framed.

If you prefer something more simplistic in design, choose a chic-wrapped canvas wall art print of a photograph you love. The lucky recipient of this thoughtful gift will be delighted that you’ve preserved a favorite image in such a stylish and practical manner that it will stand the test of time.

Original Keepsake Gift Ideas

If wall space for hanging and displaying beautiful modern art is somewhat limited, you can opt for a gorgeous and original gift that uniquely shows high-quality photo prints.

Anyone young at heart will have fun piecing together all of the building bricks that create a fantastic photo block portrait. The custom-made gift displays your favorite photo across many durable, wipe-clean interlocking bricks and is disassembled into a puzzle format. When constructed, a vibrant UV print will be showcased on the freestanding, double-sided vertical or horizontal photo block. You can request to have one snap on the front and another on the reverse, or you can duplicate a single image. This quirky keepsake gift brightens up the décor in any room and can be positioned on a table, shelf or windowsill.

Personalized photo print acrylic blocks offer a chic, modern alternative to the traditional photo frame. The compact size of this gift allows for countless displaying possibilities of beautiful photographs that capture and flaunt magical moments forever. Choose from a selection of different plaque formats for all of your family and friends, and easily shop for multiple people on your Xmas shopping list.

Younger family members may well appreciate receiving a fashionable accessory that gives their bedroom a touch of designer décor style and glamour. A custom-made photo night light lamp with USB shows off your favorite photo encircled with a soft glow LED light. You can even include a personalized message on its natural wood base.

A personalized tea light lamp is undoubtedly an excellent gift for someone who loves candles. This elegant presentation is perfect for showing off four themed portrait snaps on the sides of the box frame-shaped lamp. Your favorite color, black and white, or sepia photographs are instantly visually enhanced by adding a tea light or LED light source placed inside the box.

Christmas Stocking Fillers

To prime your family and friends for the main present event on Christmas Day, it’s an excellent idea to fill their festive stockings with cute and funky photo theme gifts that won’t break your budget.

Novelty socks embellished with adorable mini photo images are a deal for the snappy dresser in your life who loves to stand out from the crowd. Choose a colorful design that flaunts an all-over repeat pattern of your favorite portrait photo.

A petite and personalized message in a bottle containing a strip of passport-size photos will make any young girl happy. You can also buy this decorative item in a test tube or a glass jar, complete with a cork stopper.

Bookworms will thank you for choosing a personalized photo bookmark as their stocking filler this year. Display one, two, or four snaps on the vertical bookmark, and slip it inside the pages of a copy of the latest must-read bestseller before wrapping it up in festive paper.

Custom keyrings that boast a snapshot and a personalized message are another Christmas stocking filler crowd pleaser for all of the family or your workplace friends. With so many cheap and cheerful designs, each person can have their unique design.

For Someone Who Has Everything

Everyone knows someone who has everything they could want. This Christmas, you can avoid the usual frustration of trying to shop for this person by gifting them a fabulous present they will want to treasure and keep.

A personalized pop-out photo album in a box displays an assortment of 8 of your favorite high-quality photo prints in an accordion-style strip. You can tell a story by presenting the images in chronological order or showing a random selection of photographs. Open the box to instantly reveal a wonderful and sentimental surprise that will melt anyone’s heart. The pop-out photo album’s compact size makes it an excellent gift for avid travelers or a friend or family member constantly on the go.

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