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Personalised baby albums

These cute personalised handmade books make an original and touching gift for babies

Personalisation gifts feel that little bit more special and it needn’t mean splashing out on monogrammed Louis Vuitton trunks.

Here’s an original and cute idea from My 1st Photos – a baby book with pictures of the child’s real family.

A twist on the traditional paper and card photo album, the My 1st Photos albums are handmade using 100% polyester, so they’re safe to leave with your baby to look at and cuddle.

Babies and toddlers love to look at photos of themselves and friends and family – and name everyone. As well as being a great way to help them learn, the books also make a very sweet keepsake. They’re easy to order too – you simply upload your own photos and text to the website.

Like many a brilliant idea, My 1st Photos came about almost by accident. The business was founded by two Surrey women, Nadine and Sarah who met when they were expecting their first babies. Sarah’s child was born nine weeks early, and had to stay in hospital for a month. Nadine wanted to help Sarah and her family by printing out photos to leave with the baby – and the idea stemmed from there.

A growing number of fans for the books now include celebrities like Stephanie Davies from Hollyoaks, JB from JLS, Danny McFly, Jordan Banjo from Diversity, actress Lacey Turner and TV presenter Declan Donnelly.

The albums come in a choice of small, medium and large and can be personalised with your choice of photographs and your own words. The books are soft and can be chewed on, scrunched up and easily cleaned. The photos won’t ‘lift off’ the fabric book and it is hand-washable.

The albums cost from £25 with free delivery in the UK.


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