february 9, 2024

10 Creative Photo Gifts for Him

Men can be tough to shop for, can’t they? You want to get him something meaningful, but also practical– something he’ll actually use. Something just as unique and wonderful as he is! What’s the best way to do that? Here’s a hint: they’re all around you, you look at them every day, and they capture life’s most meaningful moments in time. Any guesses? That’s right– Pictures! By transforming his favorite memories into lasting keepsakes, you can create an unforgettable gift he’s bound to cherish.

So, if you’re looking for a way to make his next gift extra special, you’ve come to the right place! Here are 10 photo gift ideas for him that can’t be beaten.

Put Your Mugs On a Custom Mug


Everyone needs a little pick-me-up sometimes! And there’s no better way to get the going going than a fresh cup of coffee. With a personalized coffee mug, you can make the man in your life’s day even brighter and bring a smile to his face as the beautiful faces of his family smile right back. Sites like VistaPrint can get you started, offering double-sided or wraparound printing options, a variety of fun accent colors, and a ton of templates to choose from that even include custom text!

Fill Up a Custom Flash Drive with Fun Photos

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Lightning-fast memories in a flash. Boasting a read speed of 25mb/s and a write speed of 10mb/s, you can customize this Crystal Rectangle USB Flash Drive with a photo and watch it come to life lit by brilliant LEDs when you plug it in! Then, when you're done using it, you can keep it safe with the included polished chrome cover. With 16 GB of memory, you can even fill it up with your man’s favorite pictures and videos! That way, he can take a trip down memory lane any time he feels like it. That’s what makes it one of the best personalized gifts for him with pictures already included!

Cheers! Clink a Couple Custom Beer Glasses Together

While sipping from a custom coffee cup is the best way for your man to start his day, the best way for him to end it is relaxing with a cold one poured into a personalized photo pint glass. Snapfish is one brand that has them available in a variety of unique colors and styles featuring semi-translucent designs that are dishwasher safe and guaranteed not to fade! Include a name or fun quote with whatever photo you choose to make an unforgettable personalized photo gift for him that he’ll cherish for years to come.

Help Him Relax and Unwind Even More with the Green Leaf Candle Holder

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If he happens to not be much of a drinker but still loves to relax after a long day of hard work, then you can’t go wrong with the 3D Green Leaf Crystal Candle Holder! Made from high-quality crystal, this stylish green and clear showpiece adds a personal touch (and a refreshing pop of color) to any shelf, mantelpiece, or desk. Plus, one of our signature organic soy candles comes free with the purchase of any holder, designed to fit perfectly inside! All you have to do is pick his favorite scent.

Deal Out Some Fun with Personalized Playing Cards

Elevate family game nights by bringing your family into the game! At Personalization Mall you can create a fun picture gift for him by personalizing custom photo playing cards. Upload different photos for each suit on the face side and three lines of text on the back. Something like, “Carson’s Card Crew” or “Almighty Anderson’s Games.” Whatever you choose, just be sure to have fun with it! Your order even includes a clear card box for easy storage.

Make Meaningful Memories POP with the Red Skirt Keepsake

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The most magical thing about pictures is their ability to transport us right back to our most treasured memories. But, let’s face it, while a picture is great to look at, sometimes that just isn’t enough. Whether behind a screen or frame, there’s something intangible about pictures– a level of interaction one just can’t quite reach. That’s what makes the Red Skirt 3D Crystal Keepsake one of the best photo gifts for men around. Just upload a photo and watch it be transformed into a jaw-dropping 3D work of art that even moves as you do!

The Perfect Solution? A Custom Photo Rubix Cube

Hallmark Channel

This one’s not hard to solve! If you’re feeling crafty, you can create your own DIY Personalized Rubik’s cube for a whole new way to engage with your favorite photos. All you need is label paper, pictures, a ruler, scissors, and a Rubik's Cube (of course!). Check out Kenneth Wingard's instructions at the Hallmark Channel to learn how. If that sounds like too much work, you can also design a custom Rubik’s Cube at Soulfeel, instead!

Enter the Octagon: The Custom Crystal Octagon Ornament

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Need a personalized photo gift for men for the holidays? Turn a festive photo into an Octagon Photo Ornament Crystal adorned with a darling red ribbon. We wager that he’ll love it so much that, when it comes time to store your holiday decorations, he won’t want to put this away– and he won’t have to! Add on one of our Display Stands to show it off year-round.

Cap It Off with a Custom Photo Hat


If you’re looking for a unique photo gift for him, look no further! MyFaceSocks can elevate his summer style with a custom-printed bucket hat made of lightweight and breathable polyester twill. Make him a proud dad by uploading a pic of the kids or show off the family pet! And, as an added benefit, it’s a great way to protect his handsome face from UV rays.

Have a Heart-to-Heart with the Custom Crystal Heart Keychain

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We saved one of our favorites for last. The Photo Keychain Heart takes all the magic and detail that goes into our full-size crystal keepsakes and condenses it into a mini keepsake outfitted with a bright LED light you can bring anywhere you go! It’s the perfect way to remind him throughout the day just how loved he is. 


Looking for more personalized photo gifts for him? Check out our shop!