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making a photo calendar. help please?
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mrs baggins
Old 27-08-2008, 2:22 PM
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Default making a photo calendar. help please?

I have been taking photos to represent various months and want to make a calendar for a christmas gift. Possibly 3 but no more. Have briefly looked at some sites and they vary in price from about 7 to 15 each. Has anyone had any experience with creating one that could point me as to who may be best/cheapest?
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Old 27-08-2008, 2:35 PM
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http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/PERSANALISED-F...3286.m20.l1116
I have never used this seller before but i have bought calenders through ebay in the past.
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Old 27-08-2008, 3:15 PM
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Hi

I do the same every year and have three to make. I have done them myself by buying the blank calendars and sticking the photos on but it works out no cheaper.

I now use Truprint, if you register with them they send you details of offers and nearer to christmas they send out a half price deal. Usually if you spend over a certain amount there is also a code for a free photo mug which you can use for another present.

Hope this helps.
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Old 27-08-2008, 3:20 PM
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I have bought 5 'create a calendars' to make my own... http://www.thepapermillshop.co.uk/ac...ketchpads.html. They had an offer on a week or so ago instore of 5 for pirce of 4. The quality of these is fab!

Snapfish currently have a 1p each for first 50 photos offer (on voucher thread I think).
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Old 27-08-2008, 3:45 PM
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Thats a super idea rainmac - might well order some of those, plus the scrapbook jotter to make scrapbook for baby grandson.
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I have bought 5 'create a calendars' to make my own... http://www.thepapermillshop.co.uk/ac...ketchpads.html. They had an offer on a week or so ago instore of 5 for pirce of 4. The quality of these is fab!

Snapfish currently have a 1p each for first 50 photos offer (on voucher thread I think).
They have this offer still on in my local store - Gateshead
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Old 27-08-2008, 4:23 PM
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thanks everyone given me a few ones to think about
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could you not make the calander on your computer and print it out? I used to have a programme on my computer where you just printed your own calender and it gave you different layouts - i'll have a look through and see if i can find it. you could easily put it on a nice piece of card each month, and any birthdays etc mark it off for them maybe with a smaller photo of the persons birthday, or a drawing of a cake/present?

just an idea

good luck in your search

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Old 28-08-2008, 10:28 AM
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thanks chillin-nuta. Yes I could do that but I wanted one which is nicely printed on proper paper and stuff like that. After trawling the net last night(am i sad or wot?) I actually found a site who will do one for free!!! I was a bit dubiuos to be honest and it took me ages sorting out the photos for the correct dpi and pixel size but i did it last night. You do have to pay for postage 2.60) and a one off upload fee of 2 something so its not totally free but I would have had to pay postage anyway and while i was there i also got 10 free fridge magnets of my own design. will let you know if they are any good when they come!!
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mrs.baggins - that sounds worth having. I can't upload my photos as I dont have all the hit tech stuff to do it.........so photos are taken with ordinary camera but I allways take two (in case one doesn't turn out.......lol)
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I have used Bonusprint before for their calenders and I was impressed by the quality.
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An offer here for 1p prints from Truprint
http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/...html?t=1116641
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We did one for the outlaws through snapfish last year which was great and we added our own captions to go with each pic.
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I use vistaprint, have done for the last 2 years. Will be again this year.
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You can print your own either with http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/a...tcat=calendars& or if you have desktop publisher there are some realy nice templates on there to make them
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