Christmas baby portraits we wish we’d thought of

We've found the best baby portrait ideas on Pinterest that you can do yourself at home...


Look at all the lights!

The idea behind this charming portrait is simple. Surround your baby with fairy lights and be ready to catch her wonderment as you switch them on.


Of course, you’ll need to take pictures quickly because from the look in her eye, it’ll only take a moment to go from “Oooh, they’re so pretty” to “Awww, I need to put them in my mouth.”

Photo: Facebook / Bonnie Velazco Photography

Christmas baubles

The baubles on the tree are usually tantalisingly out of reach for your toddler – so letting her explore is a great opportunity for a Christmas photo.

Photo: Making Memories With You

The best present

Wrap a large nappy box in paper and ribbon and position in front of the tree for this cute portrait idea.

Photo: JM Photography

Chalkboard reindeer

Ok, so if you have a chalkboard wall then the possibilities are pretty endless. But we love this reindeer idea.

Photo: One Claire Day

Oh Christmas Tree

This amazing portrait idea uses the light from the Christmas tree to take a silhouette of your little ones.

Photo: Facebook / Jennie Pyfferoen Photography

A Christmas stocking full of baby

This has to be the cosiest baby’s first Christmas portrait we’ve seen. Perfect for younger babies who just can’t keep their eyes open and won’t smile for the camera on demand!

Photo: Didi Vaz Creative

Driving home for Christmas

We just love this photo. Ok, so it’s not for baby’s first Christmas but with a Christmas tree strapped to the top of his Little Tikes Cozy Coupe car, this little one looks like he’s driving home to his family for Christmas!

Photo: Sara-Anne Photography

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