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5 Holiday Photo Card Ideas for Those Who Don’t Celebrate Christmas

With the holiday season being about the special moments you share with friends and loved ones, gifting them something special will make it all the more enjoyable.

The best way to do this is through some type of personalized gift. For instance, when creating holiday photo cards, you don’t always have to focus on Christmas or Christmas-related material. 

Regardless of the holiday you celebrate, here’s a list of ideas you can use to spread the holiday cheer:

1. Opt for Something Classic

Sometimes there’s no harm in staying true to something that works, especially when it comes to holiday photo cards. Celebrate the special connection you and your partner and/or family share by simply flashing your pearly whites in front of an interesting backdrop right in the comfort of your home.

2. Indulge in a Holiday Activity

­­­­­­Making meals together, reading to the kids, and watching movies as a family under some blankets are popular holiday traditions throughout many households. Not only that but photographing intimate moments like these will help capture the true spirit of the holiday season. What’s more, you can coordinate your outfits and/or follow a theme to go the extra mile in order to achieve the perfect holiday card.

3. Take Some Candid Shots

Bust out your camera and capture the candid moments that highlight the warmth in your life, including the love you have for your siblings, your mother’s warm embrace, or gazing into your partner’s eyes. Indeed, the list of ideas is endless, but it will make any holiday card shine even brighter when you include a cute mix of spontaneous moments. Some great ideas for your holiday card could include playful shots or candid moments caught between takes! Capturing some of those moments as keepsakes will make for a wonderful way to celebrate as a family.

4. Let Your Furry Friends Join in the Fun

There are plenty of ways to make your holiday card stand out. For example, try including your beloved pet, as they will no doubt add a sense of fun to any holiday card. Plus, it’s sometimes also easier to get pets to stay still for photos than it is with children. Remember, it’s always better to have treats with you when trying to get your pet to cooperate. 

5. Head to a Scenic Location

Take the family to their favorite outdoor haunts and shoot photos in locales that hold fond memories for your loved ones. These act as ideal photographic backdrops to capture the smiles of you and your loved ones, especially when you want to take portraits. Hold the camera and take a selfie to showcase your family’s personality or pose yourselves in a manner that displays the warmth and affection you share.

Showcase the Love You Have for Your Family

If you’re looking for ways to make your holiday greetings stand out from the crowd, these ideas will no doubt help you come up with something creative and unique. With these ideas, you can add a touch of your personality and sense of style, while also creating a memorable keepsake for your loved ones. So, this year, focus on displaying those moments that make up your family’s lovable bond on your holiday card!

Christopher Stern

Christopher Stern is a Washington-based reporter. Chris spent many years covering tech policy as a business reporter for renowned publications. He has extensive experience covering Congress, the Federal Communications Commission, and the Federal Trade Commissions. He is a graduate of Middlebury College. Email:[email protected]

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