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The last recourse of the harried gift-shopper is the novelty gift. Often enough, that is an object that has no use except as a present. The gift says nothing, is uttrely useless, and usually ends up tucked away on the top shelf of some storage cabinet.
Customized gifts, on the other hand, say a lot about the giver. It shows how much thought is put into a gift and I love that they are so… personal. This is why I am constantly looking for customizable gifts.
Recently, I came across the idea for photo blocks. I read about them several times through various blog sites and each had their own version. I love that they’re very easy to make, too.
This project uses old toy wooden blocks that were used by kids as puzzles. If you have one of those, you should give this project a go. Make these DIY photo puzzle blocks using your kids’ photos, or those of your friends. Place them on your table as a home décor, or give them as gifts.
This project is very easy to make, no high-level skills required. You’ll find the tools and materials in most arts and crafts stores.
- Printed photos of your choice
- Wooden cubes
- Modge podge
- Glue/double-sided tape
- X-acto knife
- Butter knife
Click on any image to start lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox.
Watch the video below to see how to make this DIY photo puzzle box.