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Personalized Picture Books for Babies
I want to share with you one of my absolute favorite projects. Your kids will love these personalized books, and they only cost a few dollars each!
Now that you know how to add text to your pictures (you do remember, right? For a refresher, check out this easy tutorial), it’s time to have some fun! I used yesterday’s nap time to make this personalized body book for the baby. I made one for our older daughter (now 2 1/2), and it’s one of her all-time favorite “books.” And why not? It’s a book filled with pictures of her! A few months ago, she picked up on the fact that the words are in both English and Spanish. Now I sometimes hear her through the monitor saying things like, “CABEZA! Cabezacabezacabeza. MANOS! Manosmanosmanos. BOCA! Bocabocabocabocabocabocaboca…..”
In case you (like me) would like to be sure your
Spanglish Spanish is correct, I like this translation site; it includes the articles. Of course, if you want to stick with English (or add a different language), that’s fine, too. You have my permission. For the arrow stickers, I used iPiccy. But you could use any number of photo-editing tools. Check out my guest post on MoneySavingMom for some options.
Once you’re done adding text, simply print and pop your pictures into a $1 plastic photo album from Walmart or similar discount store. All in, it should only cost you two or three dollars! Here’s a peek at my finished project for my (very photogenic) baby:
To see how we used this idea to make our own souvenirs, check out this post! DIY Souvenirs.