Top tips for making beautiful personalised wall calendars

We’ve put together a handy guide on how to create Photo Calendars that will revamp your walls and keep you organised all year long.

We have a wide range of calendar designs to suit all your favourite photos; you can mix and match calendar template designs to turn your best memories into wonderful wall art.

Calendar designs, left to right: Woodblock Seasons, Geometric Brights, Geometric Seasons

How to get started

Applying a calendar design theme in the Snapfish online calendar builder

Sort Photos by Season

Quickly spot your favourite photos from the digital pile by sorting them by season. We love pairing winter photos with the colourful Christmas lights in the Woodblock Seasons collection. A classic palette of green, blue, red, and yellow, provides a fun background for your snapshots. Here’s a cheat sheet of photo combinations to get you started:

  • Winter: Ski trips, winter walks, hot cocoa with marshmallows, kids wrapped in blankets
  • Spring: Egg hunts, flower fields, patterned umbrellas
  • Summer: Parties in the park, beach days, refreshing smoothies and ice lollies
  • Autumn: Back to school photos, Halloween parties, changing tree colours

Spot the shapes

Look for patterns in your photos (circles, lines, even flowers) that would look nice against the vibrant backgrounds in the Geometric Brights design collection. The designs are bold and beautiful, so focus on backgrounds that will complement, not compete with, your photos.

Choose coordinating colours

Select photos that have bright accents (an orange scarf, a purple jumper) and pair them with coordinating vibrant backdrops. We the deep red heart pattern in Geometric Seasons: perfect for anniversary photos or as a romantic February theme.

Upload your photos or scanned images to our online calendar builder, decide the month you want your calendar to start from and select your initial calendar design theme. You can customise further with mixing up calendar themes by month.

Remember to add photos to specific dates on your creative wall calendars, so you don’t forget that important anniversary or birthday ever again!

It’s so easy to share the calendar joy with everyone in the family! Design one custom calendar, and order multiples to give to cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and even pets! You can further personalise your calendar creations for Aunty Mary, Uncle Joe and even little Susan! Just select ‘Save as’ in the top toolbar and make custom changes to suit each recipient before you add them to the cart for payment.

Check out all of our calendar designs here.

What’s your favourite calendar design? Share it with us on social media! You can tag us with @snapfishie in your photos on Instagram and Facebook, or use the hashtag #snapfishie. Don’t forget to follow us on YouTube and Pinterest, too. Check out the Snapfish site for even more calendar and gift ideas!

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