There is nothing better at Christmas time than getting together with the whole family, gathering around the TV and watching old home videos taken at Christmases gone by. Whether it’s footage from just a few years ago or even many decades past, there is nothing more wonderful than showing the kids and grandkids Christmas celebrations from before their time.
Lockdown can be tough on everyone, especially if you haven’t seen your loved ones for a while – and still can’t see them as much as you’d like. But it’s not impossible to feel close to your family during these challenging times.
Important life landmarks such as births, weddings and anniversaries are the perfect opportunity for friends and family members to give gifts which really mean something to the recipient.
In the past, photo albums full of past memories, or VHS tapes of home video footage would have offered a considerate, touching and memorable gift. Whilst it is possible to transfer VHS tapes to DVD now, how is it possible to make this seem like the tangible, thoughtful gift that an album or video was in the past? Here are some ideas on how to make and present a considerate gift for any important occasion.
There are many reasons why we’ve all got loads of VHS still lying around our homes. It’s hard to deny that one of the main reasons we’ve got them piled up and gathering dust is because they once made for a great present. Once upon a time it was hard for a birthday or Christmas to come and go without someone buying you a VHS – and this meant that your collection got pretty big pretty fast. Now as you look to transfer your VHS to DVD, here is a look back at why they were once a great gift.
With December almost upon us, it’s definitely time to break out the festive films for some cosy movie nights. Here is a list of some of the top films for the season, many of which may be lurking in your VHS collection. To make sure these iconic films are preserved for many more movie nights over the coming years, be sure to transfer your videos to DVD.
Look at that pile of old, dusty VHS stored in boxes in your basement. You know you need to do something about it. These boxes contain some of the most important moments of your life: birthday parties, the first time the Fairy Tooth visited you or that day you and your brother decided to dress up as warriors to conquer the neighbour’s garden. You don’t want to get rid of them – we get that – but you need to find a solution, so what about transferring them to DVD? We’ll give you 7 reasons that will definitely convince you to make a move.
We are now well into January and fast approaching February, the most important month on the romantic calendar. There is of course very good reason for this and it becomes ever more obvious the closer we move to the 14th of February.
Love it or loathe it, Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to give your significant other a wonderful gift that really signifies your connection. One of the most difficult things about Valentine’s Day is picking out the perfect gift, and it’s far too easy to end up giving chocolates… again! In this blog we have put together a list of our favourite 3 gifts that work for both genders and are sure to put you very firmly in the good books;
All couples have shared interests and things that they like to enjoy together, and this is a great place to start when looking for a gift. If you have a favourite band, sporting event or even a dancing event then buying tickets and planning a day or an evening together is a perfect way to make sure that you have a wonderful time.
Here at Video 2 DVD we are experts in converting video to DVD and know that this is a great way to make sure those precious memories can be relived time and time again. Converting your wedding video to DVD or having your favourite picture enlarged and framed demonstrates that you value these memories and want to make more.
Many partners are far too scared at the thought of getting their partner clothing, and indeed, getting them the right size can be a tricky thing to do correctly. Choose the exact right dinner jacket or little black dress though, and it will show that you are comfortable with them and also hint toward a romantic meal in the near future. A great way to avoid any ill-fitting clothing is to check the label for size and brand of your partners’ favourite clothes; this will give you a great idea of the size to buy and from where.
So if you’re struggling for ideas, worry not, as these three options should cover you for the next three February 14th’s. If we have inspired you to convert your old videos then don’t hesitate to contact us today and we will be happy to help.