If you’re anything like me, you come back from vacation with literally hundreds of photos. And then they sit on your hard drive for years without ever being looked at. Well – it’s time to change things up!
I’ve scoured the internet for the most interesting, fun, and creative ways to display your travel photos! So let’s get those vacation images off your computer and into your home. From photo albums, to creative home decor, to personalized gifts – there’s a little something for everyone.
Creative Ways to Showcase your Travel Photos
Check out these creative and fun ways to display your travel photos.
This digital photo frame allows you to send your photos from your phone or digital camera right to the frame. With a digital frame you don’t have to choose from all your favorite photos from your last trip. You can have them all. The frame will rotate through to display each of them for a certain amount of time, depending on how many you sent.
Shadow boxes are a great way to display photos are little souvenirs from your travels. An example could be some ticket stubs to an outdoor concert and a photo of you in front of the stage. Or maybe a parking stub from Yosemite National Park and your photo in front of a famous landmark in the park.
You can get creative with what you add and make your shadow box in any style you want. That’s what makes the DIY shadow box a fun way to display your travel photos.
This photo collage and letterboard frame combo makes it possible to express a feeling you remember from the photos you display. You can highlight a specific trip or use photos from a variety of your travels with your favorite travel quote.
It’s also easy to switch out the photos or the words to keep your travel photos in constant rotation.
These easy fake polaroids are the kind of cute display I see on a cork board in your home office or on your refrigerator. There’s something about a polaroid that makes the photo even more fun and nostalgic.
You can make notes on each of memories from your travels or dates to remind yourself. It’s even a conversation starter for your guests to browse.
Take all your photos from an entire trip and put them into a printed album! You can even create an ongoing series of books chronicling your travels. These books are so easy to make and they’re pretty low cost.
You can upload photos from your phone, Google Photos, Dropbox, and even social media. They are small and easy to display on your coffee table and they’ll be a fun way to share your trips with friends and family.
This photo printer might not be a way to display your photos but it’s a great way to get them ready to display. It can be used to create those DIY Fake Polaroids we talked about earlier. It’s also great for shadow boxes, corkboards, refrigerators. For a traveler, photos are important. The ability to print anywhere, anytime and display them anyplace makes travel even more fun.
This adventure scrapbook is a fun way to add a little of each trip you take into one big book of travel memories. This book is blank so you can create your own layout. You can include souvenirs like stickers, ticket stubs, and anything that reminds you of your travels and experiences along the way.
Forget the scissors and glue and pick up this Hangit Photo Display. This display is visually appealing and would fit in nicely in any area of your home. It also allows you to switch out photos as much as you want without damaging the display or the photos. That way you can keep your photos up to date with all your travel memories as they come.
This corkboard map is such a creative way to map out your travels with memories. It would pair perfectly with the polaroid photo printer we talked about earlier. The small photos would fit perfectly on this map. This sticks right to the wall you place it on and offers the whole world for you to map out your travels. It’s a great visual for all the places you’ve been and all the places you’re dreaming of going.
This map of your travels is the perfect photo display if you’re working on or already have traveled to all 50 States. This is a great conversation piece for your home. It’s also a source of inspiration for future travel and pride for where you’ve been. This isn’t a permanent display like some maps that stick to your wall, so you can take it with you if you move or just want to move it around in your home.
What better way to display that you’re a seasoned traveller than to have a personalized travel photo luggage tag. These are inexpensive so you can have multiples made for different bags or just to switch them out when you feel like it. You need a luggage tag anyway, so you don’t lose your luggage, you might as well make it into a reminder of where you’ve been.
If you’re into personalization, you’ll love this passport holder. Add your favorite travel photo to the little document that allows you to continue your travels. It’s a good way to keep track of your passport so it doesn’t easily get mixed up with someone else’s. It’s also just a good way to show off your last big trip.
These notecards are a great way to share your travel photos in place of a postcard. They allow you to personalize your message with a photo of your own. Send a “hello” from the road with a photo of your travels included. You could even use these to display your photos in your home if you like the rustic look.
You can take your favorite travel memories with you wherever you go. Personalizing your phone case with your favorite travel photo or even multiple photos is a great way to display those shots from your last big trip. Your phone is always with you, why not make it unmistakingly yours?
Make all your favorite travel memories into stickers. Keep those moments on your laptop, water bottle, notebook, or anywhere you want. Sticker You allows you to create single stickers or a whole page of however many photos will fit. It’s a fun, inexpensive, and unique way to display your travel photos.
Can you imagine one of your beautiful landscape photos from your favorite trip in the form of a painting? This is a great option to display your most beloved travel memories. Your photo can be painted on paper or canvas and you have a choice of various sizes ranging from 8x12 to 24x36.
This all purpose bag can serve any purpose you’d like while displaying your favorite travel photo or photos. It’s 100% natural cotton with a zipper closure. The seller will send you a digital mock up for your approval before the printing is completed. It’s washable so you get both function and beauty out of it.
Do you have that one special travel photo that you imagine would make the most amazing mural on your wall? This customer printed mural is removable and repositionable so you don’t have to be afraid of putting it on your walls. You can display it inside or outside, it’s durable and made to last.
Customize your shower curtain with your favorite landscape photo or a memory you would like on display in your home. This company will help you display your photo in a unique way. They use high resolution thermal transfer printing technology to print your photo on a washable, durable shower curtain for long term use.
These beautiful stone coasters offer an opportunity to put your travel photos on display in your home. Coasters are a sometimes boring necessity. With personalization you’ll have a conversation starter that will catch your guests’ eye.
This classic design can fit into almost any home decor. Pin prints to an oversized corkboard and change them out every season or after each trip you take. You can pin other memorabilia from your tips to the board with your photos to enhance the impact of those memories. A corkboard is a blank canvas that can constantly be changed with your every whim.
This seasonal display of your travel photos is great for milestone trips like those you take during holidays. These lightweight ornaments are easily updated with new photos and can hang from your Christmas tree or as an ornament on a strand of garland on your staircase or fireplace.
Another take on the photo coasters, these DIY coasters are beautiful and unique. They are simple and inexpensive to make and they’ll have your guests in awe of the photos themselves as well as your crafting abilities. Displaying your travel photos in these coasters will make you proud and nostalgic for your travels.