Tips & How To's

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Looking for tips on how to get started on the Photo Center, or just want some inspiration for your latest photo project?

Checkout some of our latest!

  • Moms to Be
    How To Plan For Baby's Arrival with as Little Stress as Possible

    Moms-to-be have plenty to think about in the 9 months leading up to the due date. It's a busy time but busy doesn't take away from the fun things along the way like documenting baby's journey, sending out announcements, decorating baby's room and planning the baby shower. Costco Photo Center is here to help make the memorable parts easier with decorating ideas, custom baby shower invitations and more!

  • Refreshed Photo Center Experience
    Costco Brings a Refreshed Photo Center Experience To Their Members

    Costco Photo Center prides itself on having an incredible member experience whether it's in our stores or on our website. With that in mind, we are excited to introduce our members to the updated and improved Costco Photo Center website. It offers a seamless Member experience on desktop and mobile devices so that you can create beautiful, custom photo products on the go or in the comfort of your home workspace.

Additional Tips & How To's

  • Graduation

    How To Commemorate Your Graduation With a Custom Cover Photo Book

    The best yearbooks are the ones you have a hand in making. Making a great yearbook takes a great team of people who can help you along the way, and Costco Photo Center is here to help.

  • Save the Date

    How to Save That Date in Style

    Congratulations on your engagement! Now that you've got a wedding to plan, where should you start? Save the Date cards are vital to the planning process; once you've chosen a date, they are the next thing on the "To Do" list and Costco Photo Center has some great tips to make sure you plan your wedding in a way that works for everyone.

  • Simple Path Builder

    Introducing the Simple Path Builder

    Creating a personalized photo book is a great way to tell the story of your life, and creating a personalized calendar will put a smile on your face every day of the year. Not only is the Simple Path builder a faster and easier way to create a photo book or calendar, it’s also available on tablet devices.

  • Wedding Ideas

    Inspiring Wedding Ideas with Photos

    Your wedding day is a memory that you'll cherish for the rest of your life. Make every wedding moment as beautiful as your love story with personalized photo products that are sweet and stylish, and at an amazing value. Congratulations on tying the knot!

  • Custom Spring Photo Gifts

    Photo Gifts for Spring

    Celebrate the season with Costco Photo Center custom photo gifts such as Canvas Prints, Spring memory photo books, sunny prints and more.

  • The Costco App

    The Costco App

    Learn how to order prints directly from your mobile device to enjoy convenience on the go! Uploading photos from your smart phone, cropping photos and completing your order is possible in just a few easy steps.

  • Art and Image Galleries

    Image Galleries

    Browse the Art & Image, Sports, and Disney Galleries to redecorate your home or office or create a classic gift for anyone in your life. Learn more about our Galleries and get inspired with our tips and tricks on creating beautiful wall art.

  • Photo Books

    Photo Books

    They're not just any student, so why should they have just any yearbook? We've put together some tips for creating a personalized graduation photo book that highlights all those little moments that made their school years so special.

  • Canvas Prints

    Canvas Prints

    Decorating with canvas prints is a great way to add some style and dramatic flair to your home or office. We've created a guide to all our canvas print options, and suggested a few creative ways to make your photos and art stand out in any room.

  • Premium Stationery

    Premium Stationery

    Discover the newest addition to Costco Photo Center | Greetings by Costco. These stationery and greeting cards have premium options like square or rounded corners, professional white card stock, and envelopes, all included in one price of 69¢ per card.

  • Holiday Gift Guide

    Holiday Gift Guide

    The Costco Photo Center can make gift giving fun, easy, and budget-friendly no matter who you're buying for! From huge canvas art to tiny photo stickers, these unique Photo Gift ideas will get you sharing the holiday spirit.

  • Photo Tips

    Quick Tips to Get Started

    The redesigned Costco Photo Center takes the quality service and features that you're used to, and combines it with exciting new products, streamlined functionality, and eye-catching design. Read about some of our new products and features.

  • Get Started Tips

    Holiday Gift Guide for Every Family

    The holidays are here again! It's the time of year for gatherings with friends and family, snowy winter vistas, and...a long shopping list! Share the joy of the season with these great ideas for personal gifts from the Costco Photo Center.

Are you new to the Costco Photo Center or looking to discover more about what the Costco Photo Center has to offer? The Tips & How To’s Section has something for everyone! Learn about great new photo gift products like Cluster Canvas Prints, featuring a beautiful mosaic of photo canvas prints, or the new premium Stationery & Invitations by Greetings by Costco, available in unique card designs for every special event or occasion. Find inspiration for home decorating ideas and holiday shopping with our How To’s about the Costco Photo Center’s Image Galleries, Canvas Prints, Framed Prints and the winter inspired Holiday Gift Guide. Are you an avid smartphone user? Learn about the Costco Mobile App, available now for download on iPhone and Android devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S5 to order digital prints from your mobile.