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Can I give portraits as christmas gifts?

Just spent a good chunk of money having my daughter's picture taken. I would like to know if any of you have ever given these as gifts. To frame or not to frame...

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Asked by mardigras11 at 5:25 PM on Nov. 12, 2009 in Holidays

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  • I say yes to grandparents and aunts and uncles. I say to frame them if you can!

    Answer by ria7 at 5:26 PM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • I think it's a great gift. We frame ours & give them as gifts, usually in a basket with candy, cookies & other goodies that I make.

    Answer by BlessedMommy64 at 5:27 PM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • Heck, I do now, and they always ask if they can order more. This year I don't have money to buy adults gifts but I'm taking my kids picture by the tree and making greetings cards at Staples, and that is what everyone is getting, and maybe I'll have time to bake some cookies :)

    Answer by glowglow at 5:34 PM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • yep!

    we've given them many times. plain wood frames painted with their handprints, ornament picture frames.

    its a great gift!

    Answer by hypermamaz at 5:34 PM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • To grandparents, yes. Though other family members would appriciate pictures, I can't say how many would want them as Christmas gifts. Grandparents .. at least my children's Grandparents get super excited. I am planning on getting a family portrait done to give to my children's grandparents this Christmas. I plan on framing them in simple wooden frames.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 5:36 PM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • i always do ..grandparents, greatgrandparents, distant relatives that we dont see often and miss. Its a great gift

    Answer by shay1130 at 5:42 PM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • Attach their favorite candy to it. ;-)

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:16 PM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • Yes. Framed for grandma and grandpa. Absolutely.

    Answer by mompam at 6:17 PM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • Absolutely! That's what we do.

    Answer by MotherofIreland at 8:30 PM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • wonderful gift ideas!!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:21 PM on Nov. 12, 2009

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