Treatments for family photos
BARGAIN HUNTER: 3 of the bestBreathe new life into family portraits with a Warhol-style pop-art make-over. Reads of Nassau Street (01- 6799117 and 293 9983, reads.ie) can customise your photographs. This tetraptych is about 81cm square and costs €100. A larger format, 99cm square, costs €135. Reads is offering 10 per cent of all their canvases. Buy two and you get the third free.
Give Victoriana an update by stealing the silhouette idea for your own photographs to create novel portraits of your family and friends. The silhouettes use a palette of modern and vintage colours, and include the option to write a personal message on your print. They cost from €55.55 from catsprintshop.comand come mounted but unframed.
Or edit your photographs using befunky.com, one of the best photo-editor apps on the market. Something of an Instagram-Photoshop hybrid, the free photo-editing, on Android and iOs platforms, lets you do seriously funky stuff with family photos. Choose from a variety of artsy frames and borders and extreme variations to brightness, hues and tones. You can integrate it with Facebook, Flickr, Tumblr and Twitter. You can also upload your artwork to the website where the BeFunky Gallery pits the site against Flickr.