The cool feature of Instagram is that you can make captivating photos like a pro, by just using your phone. With its vast selection of filters and effects, every photo you make with a click is going to look like a poster material. In many cases, having your photo posted somewhere or kept on a hard drive isn’t enough. Memorable photos come to life only when they are printed on a poster or virtually every object you can imagine. These are some of the ways that it can be done. Gift items with printed Instagram photos can be an excellent gift idea.
Artifact Uprising, Artflakes and Stickygram
Colorado based Artifact Uprising is a company which makes clipboard calendars with a pinewood block and twelve pages of photos, one for every month. They are ideal for offices and family homes. If it is stickers that you want, you can get them with Artflakes. This online service prints your stunning Instagram pictures on four-inch vinyl stickers. The stickers can fit almost anywhere from the pieces of furniture to laptop lids. For magnet addicts, Stickygram will use your favorite photos and create nine photo magnets that you can paste on the fridge.
Blurb and Instagoodies
If you still can’t forget the times when the family photo albums were a really important part of growing up, Blurb has a solution. Now you can order softcover books with 60 printed pages of your best family shots in matte finishwhich you can keep at a special place and show at the family gatherings. In a similar way, Instagoodies can print your dearest Instagram shots into a book of one-inch stickers which are perfect for decorating your computer CPU, phone case or wallet so you can have bits of memories on the go.
PosterCandy, Printstagram and Postagram
If you are looking for a convenient way to create larger posters for your room or officespace, PosterCandy offers 20-by-40-inch posters which can be arranged in a clean grid on thick archival paper. Printstagram includes printing a Tiny Book, which contains miniature prints of your favorite pics, or Polaroid-style prints which can be used as note cards. With Postagram you can even instantly mail a postcard with a pop-out Instagram photo to your friends and send them more than just a message.
PostalPix and Casetagram
Using iPhone apps like PostalPix, you can print photos online directly from your Instagram library and create four-inch squares. This excellent service includes fast shipping, professional-quality resolution and the fact that you can do all this from your mobile. Another cool app that lets you create a custom case for a range of mobile devices is Casetagram. It supportsiPhone 4-5, iPad and iPad Mini, iPod Touch, Samsung Galaxy S II-IV, Galaxy Note, and Nexus 4. It allows you to customize your collage and print it on a white or black case.
CanvasPop and CanvasPop
CanvasPop is a perfect service for those who want to print with more style. High resolution 12- or 20-inch-square canvas prints will make a nice addition among the home gallery of paintings. And when you get tired from printing and decorating your home, you can take a nap with a 15-inch linen-cotton pillow printed with a collage of your holiday images by Stitchagram.