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The Instagram mini-book from Social Print.
The Instagram mini-book from Social Print.

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Instagram photos might seem ephemeral, but it turns out there’s a roaring business in ways to make them last. Revive happy travel memories with gifts from these three printing services. (All prices in U.S. dollars.)

Printstagram

Where: Based in San Francisco, shipping globally.

What: Photos are pulled straight from your Instagram feed (log in first) to create Polaroid-style prints, photo books, calendars, stickers, greeting and contact cards, framed photos and posters containing 50 to 200 images. Download the Print Studio iOS app to order from your phone.

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How fast: Posters and frames take two to four weeks for Canadian orders; everything else arrives in four to 10 business days. Shipping is a $12 flat rate, no matter how big your order.

How much: From $10 for three magnetic “Tinybooks” (24 photos sized at 4.3 by 3.8 centimetres) to $60 for a 20.3-by-20.3-cm photo grid in a matted 30.5-by-30.5-cm frame. printstagr.am

Artifact Uprising

Where: Based in Colorado, shipping globally.

What: A creative photo-printing service whose distinguishing product is beautiful wooden boxes, clipboard calendars and photo stands made of deadfall from pine-beetle-ravaged forests. They also sell gorgeous custom hardcover and softcover photo books, postcards and prints.

How fast: Standard eight-day production times plus an estimated five days for shipping via FedEx International Priority. Bulk orders are cheaper to ship.

How much: Instagram-specific products range from $16.99 for a 14-by-14-cm 40-page softcover book to $28.99 for a wood clipboard calendar to $95 for a photo-printed wooden box that holds photo books. artifactuprising.com

ImageSnap

Where: Based in Santa Cruz, Calif., shipping to the United States, Canada and a number of other countries.

What: Print your photos on square or rectangular tiles in seven sizes; use them as magnets, coasters, trivets, wall art – maybe even next time you renovate your bathroom. All are available in a gloss or matte finish.

How fast: Depends on destination; express shipping via UPS upon request (and for a fee). Standard flat shipping to Canada is $8 or less.

How much: From $4 for a 5.1-by-5.1-cm tile to $35 for a 30.5-by-30.5-cm slab. Volume and reseller pricing is available. imagesnap.com

 

 

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