How To Make A Perfect Photo Collage As A Mother's Day Gift?

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A photo collage of some of the most cherished photos of your mother’s life can be a perfect gift for you Mom this Mother’s day. The personal value attached to such a gift is huge and mothers always love that.

It shows that you not only care but also how much you remember about her likes and dislikes. And making a photo collage is always fun and is pocket-friendly as well. It can be a zero budget thing if your mom is tech savvy. You can simply use a software or a website to make a collage online and present it to her on a social networking site or send it across personally on her email or smartphone.

However, if your mom is the typical old-school mom, then you can order a print of the collage and get it framed.


1. Collect around 8-10 photos of your mom in a folder and use a photo editing software to colour correct them. These photos can be from different time frames like her childhood, her college, a wedding picture, and photo of her doing something fun.

2. For making a photo collage, you can either download one of the many free softwares, or use an online tool (a website) to make a collage.

3. Select a size and resolution for your collage depending on how many photos you are using. Try not to go beyond 10 photos. A high resolution of 300 for printing an 8x10 collage is a smart option to begin with.

4. Start making your collage now. You can either make your own layout or select a layout template from the software. Choose one photo to be the holding photo which you can use in a size bigger than other photos which will act as a centre of gravity of your collage. Add titles, captions, clip arts etc.

5. Add a nice Mother’s day message for your mommy and save your creation. Order a print on a good quality paper and get it framed. And voila! Your mother’s day gift is ready.

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