Create Custom Photo Calendars for Unique
Gifts: A Personalized Calendar is an Original
Gift for Family and Friends
Ever wondered what to do with all those digital photos stored on the home computer? A
personalized calendar is an original way to use some of those images and is a perfect gift for
friends and family, especially parents and grandparents who always like to look at pictures of
There are now hundreds of websites offering quick, easy and cost effective ways of producing a
custom photo calendar. All that is required is a computer, access to the internet and a little time
and imagination. Choose from a variety of designs and sizes of calendar from wall and desk to
wallet or poster sized.
Before starting, take a look at several different websites specializing in photo calendar creation.
All offer various styles and methods of calendar creation as well as a variety of price points.
While many customers may go straight to photography companies they know like Kodak, it is
worth checking prices and options available on specialist printing websites like Vistaprint,
offering a wide range of customizable products.
How to Create a Picture Calendar
Photo calendars can be ordered quite easily online by uploading suitable digital images, but those
with slow connections or no access to broadband may prefer to download photo calendar creator
software. This allows users to work on the calendar offline and then upload it once finished.
●Decide which photos to use and locate them on the computer.
●Save the photos into a separate file so they are easily accessible.
●Open the website to be used for creating the calendar and choose the design and size of
●Upload each photo according to the instructions; this is usually done by “browsing” to
the photo on the file containing the images and pressing the “open” button on the pop
●Once all photos are uploaded, make any amendments to the background design and
add any special text required; most websites have options to tag each photo with a
●Confirm the quantities, complete the delivery details and place the order. Most sites
offer discounts for larger volumes, perfect for larger families or for clubs and offices.
Tips for Making Custom Photo Calendars
●Resize photos if necessary according to the specifications given on each photo creator
website – this will make it quicker to upload each picture.
●Use a photo editor to sharpen images for best quality before uploading.
●Take time to add text, clip-art or humorous messages if required to increase
●Double check all details before placing the order.
Although it may be preferable to use software to create picture calendars rather than risk losing
work when uploading to a print website, once an image is uploaded it can then be used on other
products. If the computer crashes part way through the ordering process, any images already
uploaded will still be available to use on things like mugs, mouse mats or cards.
Buy Personalized Picture Calendars
Give a unique gift to friends and family this Christmas. Find some favorite photos and create a
custom photo calendar that is both practical and personal.