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10 DIY Projects To Add Pizzazz To Your Standard Family Photos

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1. Funky Family Photo: This groovy photo collage can be a cherished family heirloom. You just need black and white photos, cardstock and Mod Podge. Get the how-to at Handmade by Kelly.

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2. Love and Light: These family photo luminaries are made by wrapping your family photo around a glass candle jar. Get the how-to at Our Best Bites.

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3. For the Love of Photos: You could make your own "Love Letters" out of wood or buy some at the craft store. Either way, this project makes a fabulous gift! Get the how-to at Mastering DIY.

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4: You're So Square: Create blocks out of your family photos and display them in a jar or in a bowl. Get the how-to at Style Burb.

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5. Mini Magnets: Make mini Polariod-like fridge magnets out of tiny family photos. Everything is cuter when it's smaller! Get the how-to at Sun Daesins.

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6. Embroidery Fun: Take a favorite photo, and print it out so it's black and white. Then thread your needle with fun colored embroidery thread. Start stitching away. Get the how-to at Handmade By Kelly.

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7. Upcycled Memories: Recycle old jar lids and place favorite family photos on top with Mod Podge. Then glue a magnet on the back. It's so simple. Get the how-to at The 36th Avenue.

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8. Key to My Heart: Great for a gift, this cute photo key chain is easy to make. It's small, but very special. Get the how-to at Stay at Home Artist.

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9. Photo Pendant: This is such an easy gift to make or something fun to make for yourself or your kids to make at sleepovers. Think about how cool it'd be for all of the friends to make photo necklaces of each other! Get the how-to at Sugar Bee Crafts.

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10. Photo Coasters: Here is another great gift or a way to personalize your home. Use old photos or new ones. Either way, they are a great conversation starter. Get the how-to at Instructables.com.

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