Quick & Easy Video Slideshow

Video Slideshow Gift Idea For Your Spouse

I have recently discovered a website that I am so excited to share with everyone! In seriously less than 10 minutes you can create a STUNNING video slideshow that looks professionally done! And the best part? It is incredibly easy AND it is completely free! Sound too good to be true? Nope! Check it out . .. .

Quick and Easy Video Slideshow

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Animoto is a site that I found that can turn your photos, video clips and favorite music into a video masterpiece. It is fast, FREE, and extremely easy! Then, when you are done you can send it via email, Facebook, Twitter and more. I seriously made mine in less than 10 minutes and my husband was SUPER impressed. He thought I spent hours!

For this video I chose some of my favorite pictures from our wedding along with “our” song. Check it out:

I had so much fun making these – I couldn’t do just one! For this one, I had some pictures from a 1940’s photo shoot that my husband and I modeled for. It was such a fun memory for both of us, but one of those things that you don’t know what to do with the pictures afterwards. So I made this video:

 Ready to make your own? Here is how it works:

  1. Go to animoto.com
  2. Click “sign up” – Sign up is completely free! With your free account you get unlimited video creating and sharing of 30 second videos. I think that 30 seconds is PERFECT for  this type of project. There are other paid options if you want to make a longer video too, but for a quick “I love You” – 30 seconds is just right!
  3. Once you are signed in – choose from a  selection of pre-designed styles. I suggest looking through the tab labeled “romantic”  but there are lots of options to choose from.
  4. Once your style is selected – click “Make a 30 second video for free”
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  5.  Now is the fun part! You can can upload pictures from your computer, but you can even take them from Facebook, Instagram, Flicker, SmugMug, Picasa, Photobucket and more – straight from this website! It is so easy! You can also add text, change the song – whatever you want to do to make it personal to you!
  6. When you are done creating, click ‘”preview” & when you officially approve: click “produce”
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  7. From here, you can share it via email, Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube. I posted my video to Facebook and tagged my honey in it. It made his day!

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If you love stuff like this – check out my photomosaic post with another amazing site that takes your pictures and puts them into a memorable gift you can give your spouse!

About the Author: Sarina

I met my Prince Charming when I was 15 years old and 12 years later we created our own happily ever after. Together we enjoy traveling the world, and, of course, going on creative dates! I am a former theatre teacher who now stays at home with a handsome baby boy. I love dancing, photography & chocolate!

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  1. We’ve got our 30th wedding anniversary coming up. I think it might be time to scan some of those wedding pics and make one of these romantic videos. Thanks for sharing the info and your own videos for inspiration!