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We're officially in December, so you're planning your gift-shopping strategy, the first step might be getting a jump on those holiday cards. Amazon has proven itself a one-stop shop for all your holiday needs — and that includes photo gifts and cards. If you haven't gotten acquainted with Amazon Prints yet, it might just transform your season's greetings this year.
When you upload images to Amazon Prints, you can get everything from customized photo cards to photo calendars with just a few clicks. While you don't have to be a Prime Member to get photo gifts and prints, you do have to be logged into your Amazon account to view the selections. Prime members also get unlimited photo storage and free shipping, but anyone can take advantage of the 5GB of free online storage Amazon offers.
You can expect simple prints to ship in 3 to 5 days and gifts and cards will ship in 5 to 10 days — you have plenty of time now, but don't sit on your holiday greetings for too long! Scroll on to see how you can spread joy this year with Amazon Prints.
Ready to send out your holiday cards? There is a wide range of designs and templates to choose from to add your favorite family image to. Can't choose just one picture? You can make it a collage — your options start at $25 per pack.
Photo gifts let you put an image on just about anything, starting at just $9. From coffee mugs and plush blankets to mouse pads and ornaments, there's a gift for anyone on your list. (Shipping dates vary depending on the order.)
With photo calendars, you can show your love year-round for just $13. The convenient part of this gift is that the calendar doesn't have to begin in January — you can choose which month to start the year so it can be created at any time of year. If you order today it should arrive between 5-10 days.
An upgraded version of the albums you grew up with, you can choose from hard-cover or soft-cover photo books to showcase your memories. There are dozens of themes available, or you can design your own starting at $8 for the soft cover books and $19 for hard covers. Both soft cover and hard cover should ship between 5-10 days if you order today.
For a picture you want to be a fixture, you can print your images as wall decor or for a desktop. Simple prints start at just $.17, but for a holiday gift, you can get them blown up on a canvas, wood panel or aluminum for up to $80 for a 16 x 20-inch picture. Shipping dates depend on the order.
In the event that you realize your tires are starting to sag and there are no rest stops in sight, you'll be so glad you had this tire inflator in the trunk. It fills them right up in seconds when plugged into your car's 12V power outlet, and its 9.8-foot cord is long enough to let you reach all four tires without having to keep adjusting the position. It can also blow up things like air mattresses and inflatable boats. Grab it while it's 50% off!
Keep your eyes and hands on the road while having your phone close by, thanks to this No. 1 bestselling phone mount. It sticks right onto your dashboard or windshield (its strong suction was designed to withstand bumps and turns!) and even has a telescopic arm that lets you adjust the viewing angle. One of the lowest prices we've seen!
This No. 1 bestselling, TikTok-famous compact carpet cleaner packs a punch, especially considering it weighs less than 10 pounds! Its powerful suction can be used to remove stains not just from rugs, but furniture and even car upholstery, too. Plus, it comes with a self-cleaning hose tool and a bottle of Bissell's Spot & Stain with Febreeze. We haven't seen this viral cleaner priced much lower than it currently is in years (it was only a few bucks cheaper back in July for Prime Day) — and when you consider how much money it'll save you in professional cleaning bills (and replacement furniture), it'll pay for itself in just a few uses.
Got pet hair? This powerful Hoover can zap it up like nobody's business, and it also comes with attachments designed for cleaning upholstery and getting into crevices. Plus, it has built-in headlights for more visibility, and at over 50% off, it's down to its lowest price yet.
This No. 1 bestseller is over 60% off — one of its lowest prices ever — and comes with just about every type of blade a home cook could need. Henckels has been crafting quality knives for over a century, so you can rest assured they know what they're doing.
Never have a dull moment in the kitchen again, thanks to this No. 1 bestselling knife sharpener. Equipped with three slots for sharpening, repairing, straightening and polishing, it'll take your old blades from obsolete to like new in just a few swipes. Plus, it comes with a handy cut-resistant glove to spare you from painful nicks, and it happens to be 57% off (one of its best prices ever!).
These No. 1 bestsellers are fluffy, breathable and down to one of their best prices in years ($18 a pop!). They're rarely marked down unless there's a big sales event, like Black Friday or Prime Day, so we'd advice adding them to your cart ASAP.
Nothing says cozy like a flannel throw blanket — unless that blanket also happens to have an impossibly fluffy fleece side, like this one does. It's perfect for cuddling up with on the couch while reading a book or watching a movie, and it also makes the perfect gift. This is as cheap as we've seen it, and with Eddie Bauer you know you're getting quality.
'Tis the season for frigid feet — unless you have this No. 1 bestselling space heater at the ready. Small, yet mighty, this toasty appliance can warm up to 200 square feet of space in mere seconds, has two heat levels and even doubles as a fan come summer! Get it for 50% off.
Having this popular dryer vent cleaning kit on hand is a great way to minimize the risk of fires, as it'll do a more thorough job than simply wiping the lint out. At over 40% off, it's currently about as low as we've seen it.
Your head deserves to rest upon an ethereally plush cushion, so why not toss those flattened pillows you've been sleeping on and swap 'em with this lofty cooling pair? They're breathable, moisture-wicking and on sale for 70% off — just $17 a pop.
STORY: The market has some 170 stalls selling crafts such as Christmas stars or wooden figurines and foods like the traditional Nuremberg grid bratwurst and Nuremberg gingerbread. "This is a prerequisite for the Christmas spirit. Today is the kick-off meet for Christmas. Without this Christmas market, Christmas is almost non-existent for me. It was a disaster during the corona period when it had to be cancelled, so I'm very, very happy. I come here every year. I'm from Nuremberg and I'm at the opening every year," said market visitor Reiner Peipp.Along with the Dresden Christmas Market, the Nuremberg Christmas Market is one of the oldest in Germany, with its origins reaching back to 1628 and likely even earlier.It ends on Christmas Eve, December 24, when Germans traditionally celebrate Christmas.
Vietnam is facing its largest banking scandal, with the recent arrest of real estate developer, Truong My Lan, accused of embezzling around 304 trillion dong (approximately $12.4 billion). The embezzlement: On Nov. 17, Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security alleged that Truong, the 79-year-old chairwoman of Van Thinh Phat Group, embezzled from Saigon Commercial Bank (SCB), where she was a majority stakeholder. Over several years, Truong allegedly operated over 1,000 domestic and foreign subsidiaries and shell companies, securing more than $43 billion in loans from SCB, with approximately one-third of this sum misappropriated through the creation of "ghost companies" by Truong, her family and associates.
Buckingham Palace is considering whether it should take action after the King and Princess of Wales were named in the Dutch version of a new book as senior royals who questioned what skin colour Prince Archie would have. The writer said an investigation had been launched into how the names were included in the translated version of Endgame, which Dutch publisher, Xander Uitgevers, said had been pulled from shelves in the Netherlands due to an "error".
A Beijing couple had the shock of their lives after realizing that they have been drinking toilet water for six months in their rented apartment. Strange occurrences: The couple, identified only by local reports as Mr. Tan and his girlfriend, moved into the Beijing apartment in May. They reportedly pay 10,000 yuan ($1,411) rent per month. After six months, they noticed that their water bills stopped coming although their water supply continued.