memories of family and friends make perfect gifts especially
when you take the time to make them into something truly unique.
A memory book
is a simple gift that can become a treasured keepsake. Whether
it's full of baby photos, snapshots from that special vacation, or
your daughter's wedding pictures, it's the proverbial "gift
that keeps on giving." Here are a few suggestions for the
kinds of albums you could create.
Travelogue A traveler's picture book is a wonderful way to
wish someone bon voyage or to help them record their globetrotting
memories. Scans of tickets, maps, menus and other mementos also
make a great addition to the story.
events Weddings, new babies, graduations, a new house any
of these occasions is the perfect opportunity for giving a photo
book as a gift. Consider using a blank journal with one photo
placed on every page. The recipient can use the book to write down
their own memories.
history Record family reunion highlights or arrange restored
heirloom photos to create a "story of us" memory book.
You can record a complete family tree with pictures of your
ancestors. And don't just stop at photos try scanning letters,
birth announcements, marriage certificates and other heirlooms to
create a collage that adds an extra layer of history.
For those who
use a digital camera, a digital photo printer like the HP
Photosmart 7550 will be key in printing top-quality prints.
Working seamlessly with your digital camera, the HP Photosmart
printer allows you to by-pass the PC with a direct download from
your digital camera printing your own pictures has never been
To learn more
about Hewlett-Packard's digital imaging products, visit www.hp.ca
or call 1-800-387-3867.
- News Canada
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