In just a few more days, the year 2016 will have officially become part of history and we’ll be welcoming a new year ahead. While most of us are busy writing down our New Year’s Resolutions and planning our goals for 2017, it’s always a good idea to stop and reflect on the things that have happened this 2016.
The end of the year is a celebration of the completion of a period in our lives. What better way to celebrate 2016 than to preserve the memories we have gained, so we can always be reminded of the love, laughter, and life that we had this year?
Here are some free printable ideas that will help you preserve your memories in style.
1 – Photo Coasters
Make your meals more memorable with these personalized photo coasters idea from PopSugar.com. This DIY project costs less than $5 to make. These coasters is also a great gift idea, for those of you who hasn’t finished their Christmas shopping!
2 – Picture Frame Luminaries
You can brighten up any room – literally and figuratively – with this creative project. Take your memorable photos and turn them into a picture frame luminary that you can pretty much display anywhere in your house. You can even use it as a photo nightlight in your child’s room!
3 – Scrapbook
Despite the development of digital innovations, which allow people to preserve their cherished photos online, people will always have a soft spot for good old scrapbooks! Although somewhat tedious (compared to selecting photos for a Photobook), the scrapbook allows your creativity to break loose and add just a tiny bit of your personality into each page. You can even add little mementos or souvenirs from travels in your scrapbook to fuel your memories further.
LovePaperCrafts.com offers many beautiful printable scrapbook embellishments to choose from!
These are just 3 ways that you can preserve and enjoy your 2016 memories. The internet is a goldmine of creative ideas that are quite easy to do. All you need is the right supplies, hardware, and a creative mind and you’re well on your way to creating beautiful 2016 memoirs that you can display in your home!