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Make a great, inexpensive personalized gift for someone.
I used my son's graduation picture and typed things that described him, his likes and dislikes, but could use a poem, song or bible verses or a list of quotes or whatever you would like.

Posted by KMOM14 from Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States • Published See KMOM14's 371 projects »
  • Step 1

    The first program is You Are Your Words you need to pick a photo that is portrait length as opposed to landscape. You also need to have a minimum of 400 that you can type or cut and paste from elsewhere.

    Here is the link address:

  • Step 2

    After uploading, you have the choice of 6 colors and 6 different fonts and can also make the words lighter or darker and when you are done you click the download button to save it to your computer.

  • Step 3

    Now to the second program, which is PicMonkey (although there are many other programs that will create a collage and they would work as well, I just used this one).

    Here is the link address:

  • Step 4

    I picked "Create A Collage" on the first page, uploaded the three photos and selected the "Ducks in A Row" for three pictures and then saved it, then printed it out as I plan on framing it and putting it on the wall.

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Timbrely P.
Timbrely P. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US
How sad! The You Are Your Words tool is no longer available from American Heritage Dictionary's site. Does anyone have suggestions for alternatives?

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