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By the Fire: Perfect Gifts to Bring You Together

Even with the cold, winter is a favourite time of year because there is no guilt about curling up under the blankets with your loved ones, by the fire. Long days of lounging and laughing, this is...

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Deck the Halls: 5 Decorative Gift Ideas for the Holidays

There’s something about the holidays—with your house full of people, music and tinsel—that makes the long dark nights feel warm and cozy rather than cold and dreary. A huge part of this festive...

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From the Heart: Holiday Gift Ideas for Those You Love

Picking the perfect gift for those you love is a core part of the holiday season. Once the decorations are hung, the cards are sent and the food is eaten, it’s time for the gifts to take centre...

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Share the Moment: Holiday Cards They'll Remember

In our digital age, there’s nothing quite like the excitement of receiving greeting cards in your mailbox. Opening them up never fails to add a little sprinkle of magic to your day. 

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Holiday Gift Guide 2019

The memory of great times spent together is priceless. Turn all those amazing experiences into unique photo gifts so friends and family can revisit these times when they drink their morning coffee...

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7 Unique Family Portrait Ideas

When it comes to home décor, the family portrait is a household staple. But they don’t have to be cookie-cutter. The carefully coordinated outfits and white studio backdrop aren’t for everyone.

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5 Creative Ways to Display Photo Prints

With more and more photos shared and viewed daily via our favourite social media channels, it seems increasingly rare to ever see physical prints of photos.

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6 Unique Wedding Gifts for Couples

Wedding gifts are a great way to congratulate the happy couple and wish them well. Many couples will choose to create an online gift registry, which takes pressure off guests as they search for...

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Black & White vs Colour Photography

Deciding between black and white or colour photo printing isn’t always an easy choice, but the Costco Photo Centre is here with some helpful hints and guidance.

To achieve the overall tone and...

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How to Decide: Canvas Prints or Metal Prints

Want to update your space with your latest snapshots? Print your photos in a standout way by turning them into custom canvas prints or metal prints.

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Are you new to the Costco Photo Centre or looking to learn more about the customizable photo gifts and wall décor products we offer? Our Inspiration Blog has something for everyone – including gift ideas for holidays and special occasions, photography tips to help you improve your skills, and home décor inspiration. We regularly add fresh content to our blog to feature new ideas, products and designs. Note: The product offering, designs and artwork available from are subject to change without notice. Due to these changes, some products, sizes, designs or other product options featured in the Inspiration Blog may not currently be available for purchase. When you're ready to shop, refer to for the up-to-date product offering.