Remembering the Past: Photo Memorials

old family photosPhoto memorials are great ways for families to remember their loved ones both past and present. These memorials are also excellent projects for families to participate in together for family time. Many people utilise the family memorial when a loved one passes, yet a memorial is something that is great to start working on while your loved ones are still with you. I am going to take a look at how you can use photo memorials for your family to remember the past and present.

1. Use Your Old Family Photographs For Photo Memorials

One of the best ways to craft a photo memorial is to use those old family photographs you have tucked away in boxes or albums. Those photos have been around for decades and deserve to be preserved and remembered for years to come. Sometimes, you may find that your photographs are cracking and fading, this is because they are probably around a hundred years old or older. This is why it is great to get a photo memorial made of these photographs. You can get them retouched professionally, saving the integrity of the photo, as well as placing them in a memory filled collection for you to hang on your walls and pass down to future generations.

 2. Use A Photo Memorial For Loved Ones

As I said earlier, many people will utilise family memorials once their family member passes away, but I think it is a great idea to craft some for those who are living, as well. Consider sitting down with your family and having each person choose photos he, or she likes and add it to the memorial, along with a favourite old family photograph. This can be a wonderful activity with children or grandchildren, and can become an excellent tradition your family carries on throughout the following generations. 

Old and faded photographs have stories to tell.3. Craft A Photo Memorial For Future Generations

One of the best things about photo memorials is that you can make them for your future family. This is something that your children, your children’s children, and on will love, just as you love your old family photographs. Future generations can have access to your original photographs, but if you make a memorial of old photographs, you give them the ability to look at things that are over a hundred years old, which is quite impressive!

A Photo Memorial Can Preserve Your Old And New Photographs

I love helping crafting photo memorials with my clients. These are great ways to preserve your old and new family photographs for future generations, as well as for something for you and your family to enjoy right now. I can give you guidance on how to get historic images scanned, restored and reframed . Contact me today, and we can discuss a wonderful way to preserve your memories and craft excellent photo memorials. Never forget to capture forever!

Talk soon, Margherita :)

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