I have always loved photos!  Although I’m no expert behind the lens, I do just LOVE capturing ‘moments’, especially of the kids.  There is something so special about looking back at old photos and remembering those (often forgotten) moments.  The kids love it too and often ask to look at our wedding photos or their baby pictures.  Even though everything is digital these days I still love to have actual prints. I have frames up all over our house and I don’t think you can every have too many.

I started using Photobox to do all my prints quite a few years ago now, when I was still living in England, and I just love how easy their website is to use.  Once you sign up and create an account you can then upload your photos straight from your computer to their website.  You can even organise them into albums to make them easier to work with.  The uploading is really simple and doesn’t take long at all.  Once your photos are uploaded there is just so many things you can do with them – and it’s actually quite fun 🙂

I’ve used photobox to do all my printing and there are loads reasons why I love them and will always go back.

  • They are so reasonably priced, with standard prints from $0.15 each and enlargements from $0.49 each.
  • The quality and the colours are always fantastic.  I have never once been disappointed.  If a photo is not going to come out perfectly then the photobox website will give you a little sad face next to that  image.  If you click on it, it will tell the reason – which is most often that the image is not big enough for the size print you’re after.  I love that they give you this warning so you don’t waste your money on a print that isn’t going to be perfect.
  • You can order your prints from the comfort of your home and don’t have to sit in the shop trying your best to concentrate on what you’re doing, while keeping an eye on the kids (who in my case keep disappearing down the toy isle).
  • Delivery is quick and efficient and never takes longer than a few days.
The other thing I have often used photobox for are their photo books, canvas prints and photo calendars.  They are so easy to make and there are just so many options you can choose from too. I made a photo book for both my parents and my in-laws after they visited us here in Sydney for the first time last year.  They were so beautiful and personal and made such a wonderful reminder of their holiday with the grandkids.  I actually wish I’d got one made for me too.
I also make up a photo calendar for my mother in-law every year for Christmas as it makes her so happy and she loves it.  Photobox are brilliant for Christmas (or birthday) gifts, especially if you have family abroad.  I often order from the Photobox UK site when I’m sending something to my mum as it means I only pay the local postage, which saves me the stupendous cost of overseas postage (which is often more than the item you’re posting).
Every time I walk into the kids playroom this beautiful canvas makes me smile.  I love it x

With Christmas rapidly approaching the lovely team at Photobox have agreed to let me run a little competition.  YAY!!  The prize is a gorgeous classic 50.8cm by 40.6cm canvas print of your favourite photo.  The competition is open to Mrs D plus 3 readers in both Australia and the UK. All you have to do to enter is follow me on Instagram at mrsdbplus3, upload the picture you would like to have printed on canvas and hashtag it #mrsdcanvas.  Good luck.  The winner will be announced on instagram on 1st December.

Don’t forget if you sign up to photobox now you will get 40 FREE prints!!!  Perfect if you want to do an framing for Christmas gifts.

*Disclaimer:  I have not been paid to write a photobox review although I was gifted the beautiful canvas print on the image above.  All options and photos are my own.


27 comments on “A Photobox review with a beautiful canvas giveaway”

  1. Perfect giveaway at this time of year. I’m just getting in to Instagram so I’ll head over and follow you now. Love the format of the giveaway too. Hope you get a great response x

  2. I love having photos on the wall – we have quite a few around our place. I must look into Photobox more – not only for printing but also for off site storage in case of some natural disaster.
    Have the best day !

  3. Such a gorgeous photo of the kids. And I love the tip about using the UK site and getting local postage. That is something worth considering when I do my overseas Christmas gifts for next year (too late for this year – already done)

    • Wow you’re organised!! I was lucky enough to have a friend visiting from the UK that was able to take most of my shopping back in his luggage. Wherever possible I always try and shop on local websites to avoid the postage as it makes Christmas (and birthday) shopping so much more! xxx

  4. Great giveaway! I’m in the process of updating and changing around many of the canvases in our house. I agree – you can never have too many photos up! Josefa from #teamIBOT

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