Planning your wedding involves a lot of people, and at the end of it all, there are a lot of thank yous to hand out. One of the most important thank you gifts you’ll need is for any parents involved and parents LOVE photos because it means they get to show off their kids in their home, see what’s most valuable to them every day, and brag about how amazing your wedding was and how amazing you two are to any visitors. And if your parents are anything like my mom, they’ll kill you if you get them any more meaningless “stuff” for their already crowded home, but photographs will always win hearts and can be passed down for generations. Here are 4 wedding photo thank you gift ideas for your parents so you can give them a meaningful, heartfelt thank you.
A small album is the perfect gift for your parents, especially for the bookworm and traditional types, that will leave them with a beautiful heirloom album of your wedding day story to cherish. These albums are 4”x4” pocket-sized albums handcrafted in Indianapolis, IN and are exact copies (or ever-so-slightly personalized) copies of the main wedding album. They’re a perfect way to say thank you for everything your parents helped you build, design, create and celebrate while leaving them with a timeless gift they can cherish forever.
You can rarely go wrong with a high-quality framed photograph as a thank you gift in general, let alone a photo from your wedding as a thank you gift to your parents after the wedding. You could either frame your favorite photograph of you and your new boo or a portrait with your parents. You can choose the frames to match your parents aesthetics (since you know them best) and leave them with a beautiful piece to display in their homes so they can see it everyday.
For the parents that love all the photos and may even be running out of wall space, a photo box is a great way to give them lots of images, just like an album, but with a smaller investment. Photo boxes can be stored neatly on a shelf or in a drawer and are ready to be enjoyed without taking up any precious wall space. Each box is customized and can hold 100 to 200 images of the day.
If your parents have mentioned anything about their own wedding photos in the process of planning your wedding, then maybe a print of one of their own wedding photos is the perfect gift! Whether your parents love their own wedding photos or wish they had more of them around the house, consider finding one of their photos, digitizing it if need be, and having it reprinted in a fun and modern way! Metal prints are amazing and need no framing, so they’re completely ready to hang. The print is fused onto metal, giving the image a modern and sleek feel that is sure to compliment their wedding photos and bring them back to the forefront in a new way.
You know what they say, an image speaks a thousand words. So when you can’t quite say enough (or you’re not sure what to gift), a good place to start is with a photograph. Hopefully these 4 wedding photo thank you gift ideas gave you a place to start! For more information or ideas on how to use your wedding photos for gifts and thank yous, reach out! Just click on the button below!