In the digital world we trust our laptops, the cloud or other storage services to keep and take care of precious memories, important documents and beautiful portraits. From wedding portraits to newborn portraits to annual family portraits, most of these are stored and kept away. And it’s a great thing to be able to access years of portraits with a simple login (or not so simple if you’re me and forget passwords as often as the wind changes). And while it’s impossible to display every portrait and memory, I want to share the best places to get your portraits printed. At least get a few of those precious memories displayed in your home!
I always, always, always recommend mpix for printing your professional portraits. They are the best quality around, only using professional grade papers and materials. They have a large selection of products, everything from prints to canvases to portrait gifts! You’ll received 25% off your first order and always enjoy free shipping on orders over $35. One of my favorite things from mpix, is that their customers post their gallery walls to share some inspiration with the rest of us!
Tinyprints is one of my favorites for printing holiday cards, birth announcements and invitations. Their site is very use friendly and they have tons of designs to choose from. The cards feel luxurious and have a nice weight to them at a good price point. This is where I get my Christmas cards printed every year. They also usually have a sale happening and free shipping. Gotta love that!
Another place I love for holiday cards and birth announcements, if you really want a more upscale feel, is minted. They have gorgeous designs, with customizations of various paper weights and sizes, colors, texts and more. One of my favorite things about this site is they allow you to place your portrait on each card as you scroll through the designs. It really allows you to see how your card will look before even choosing your design. These are very luxurious, even at their base level, but are a higher price point. They also let you add addresses to your envelopes (no extra charge) which is such a time saver during the holidays when everything is crazy!
Mixtiles is an amazing site where you can order a bunch of fun frame sizes with your images to create a beautiful portrait wall in minutes. The BEST part about these is that there are no nails needed. Read that again, NO NAILS! The frames come with peel and stick, so you can not only stick them right on your wall, but you can readjust anytime you’d like! Amazing!! It makes it super easy to create a gallery wall that you love because you’re not constantly hammering in nails, ruining your walls! They also offer great sales and their site is very user friendly.
Framebridge is basically, true custom frames made truly simple. Their quality is amazing and they are obsessed with making their customers happy. The way it works is actually, very simple. You go through all their frames, which might take awhile because they offer a lot, and pick one. Then upload your photo and your frame is built and assembled by hand and shipped to you free! If it’s a gallery wall you’re looking for, they have designed them for you! And will send you a life size hanging guide to make putting up your frames as easy as possible. Another service they offer is framing special items. From documents to jerseys to keys, they have framed it all! If it’s your first time with them, you’ll get a 25% off your first purchase.
Speaking of more custom framing, smallwoodhome is a great option! They offer the most beautiful hand crafted natural wood frames for your portraits. Everything from custom wood canvas holders, canvases, wooden portraits and, bonus, wood framed quotes to add to your home and gallery wall. They make is super easy to order, usually have a sale and if not, you’ll get 15% off your first order. Their pieces are gorgeous and their framing just sets them apart.
7. nations photo lab
This is my favorite site for albums! Nations Photo Lab has an amazing variety of albums that you can engrave and create different layouts. The format to create them is very user friendly, with great quality! They offer many options, you can shop by album size, the occasion or the album cover. Their album cover options range from linen, leather, acrylic and more. They also are the only place you’ll find professional quality, flush mounted albums. They always offer free shipping on orders of $49 and more and pro tip, sign up for their email list to get great sales!
I hope this helps you get your portraits into your hands and off your computer! Whether you want to go all out with a gallery wall, create a beautiful coffee table album or are looking to announce your beautiful babe being born, this list has you covered. Now, get those portraits displayed! ❤️