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2013 Holiday Season Props and Backgrounds


The holiday card sale is in full swing (just 2 weeks left!) and our studios are stocked to the brim with fun photo accents, including the classics and brand new options starting this year! If you want to take advantage of our holiday card sale but you’re worried about shopping for outfits, no worries…. Our huge selection of props and festive card designs will add all the holiday spark you’ll need. It’s early in the season but we’ve already seen some great examples:

“Happy Holidays” Banner (NEW)

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“JOY” Letters (NEW)

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Christmas Lights (NEW)

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Coal (NEW)

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Snowflakes & Mistletoe Ball (NEW)

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Knit Hats & Diaper Covers (NEW: Reindeer hats!)

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Fall Leaves

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Shatterproof Ornaments

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Striped Scarves

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Big Glitter Gift

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Santa Hats & Shaving Cream Beard

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Small Gift Boxes

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Blue Glitter Wall

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Pine Wall (NEW) *available in Natick, Chestnut Hill, Warwick, Rockingham Park, Emerald Square, and Trumbull Park

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Fireplace *available in Westfarms, Warwick, South Shore Plaza, Trumbull Park, and Garden State Plaza

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Hanukkah Props (call for selection & availability)

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Chalkboard Sign (NEW), Stockings, Wreaths & Many more!

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Stay tuned for even more examples of our photographers’ creative uses for our fun holiday props.

If you haven’t already seen our holiday card design selection, check it out here.

Last but not least, don’t forget to bring the Halloween costume for a pose or two! Now through the end of the month we’ll print a set of 8 adorable Halloween cards for just $9.95:

Portrait Simple Halloween

74 thoughts on “2013 Holiday Season Props and Backgrounds

  1. Portrait simple is great… Very creative with posses. I love our portraits even though my son was being difficult the photographer got some GREAT pics. Unfortunately we weren’t able to share them with our friends and family with our Christmas card do to a typo… I look forward to giving it another go this season for a full family portrait.

  2. Can’t wait for our xmas card session!

  3. Love these!

  4. Love the backgrounds and props this year!!

  5. our appointment is coming up! can’t wait!

  6. Always the best cards and pictures around! Love the unique props (especially the lights) this year!

  7. I love the Christmas props at Portrait Simple. This is the only place we will do our Christmas cards.

  8. Love these!!!

  9. Booking halloween cards now!!

  10. Can’t wait to take our pics at Braintree!! You guys are the best around!

  11. The new props look great! Can’t wait to try them out this weekend!

  12. Love the props this year. Wish we had used more of them when we did our pictures last month. Maybe we will have to visit again.

  13. Love the photos Thomas took for us at your Chestnut Hill location. He is so full of energy and brings out my kids “best” smiles!

  14. Can’t wait to have ours done. Love it!!!

  15. I love that our dog can be included in our family Christmas Card!
    Thank You!!!!

  16. LOVE all the backdrops! Can’t wait to have our pictures done :)

  17. Can’t wait to get some great shots for our holiday card!

  18. I love the props! The lights r my favorite! Looks like we r coming for pictures this year.

  19. Perfect deco ideas.

  20. Love the Christmas lights prop and the ornaments. Great ideas.

  21. Its the most wonderful time of the year!!!!

  22. Love the props so much! ! Please pick me. My daughter turns 3 in Dec. So this would be perfect for xmas & birthday pix. Our Christmas Baby!! :)

  23. I would LOVE to try Portrait Simple! Please pick us!

  24. Loving the props!.

  25. Love all the holiday props – so looking forward to our sitting in Natick!!

  26. Love the new props, we will be coming in soon for birthday and holiday pictures! Once we tried Potrait Simple we knew you were the only place for our family photos, great photographers, props, and a civilized experience!!

  27. Can’t wait for our session next weekend!

  28. Great new props. Can’t wait to have my daughter’s 1st Christmas photos done.

  29. Hopefully I win and look forward to setting up an apt!!! Have not done pictures in like three and a half years!!

  30. Love the props!

  31. Love all the props!

  32. You guys do a great job! Cant wait to take holiday pictures! The props look great!

  33. Love!!!!! Need to get my twins pics done here!

  34. Great props! Best selection of backgrounds & props I’ve seen so far!! The studio looks clean & inviting; I’d love to take my holiday family photo there!

  35. Can’t wait to make my appoinment for holiday cards….calling tomorrow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  36. Making our appt now. Those ornaments will look adorable!

  37. Love the New Props! Can’t wait for our photo shoot-You guys always do an amazing job!

  38. Can’t wait for my appointment in November. It’s a tradition!

  39. so cute!!!

  40. We’d never go anywhere else. Portrait Simple has documented my Grandson’s life !

  41. The new props are really great! Must make appointment soon!

  42. I already booked an appointment! Can’t wait to see what great pictures you’re able to get :)

  43. Love the new props! Can’t wait for our appointment!!

  44. All the props look great! I love the big glitter box and the Christmas lights together for a prop!

  45. Great props! The photographers are also very creative which is most important prop of ALL!!!!!!!

  46. I love all of the backgrounds. It’s going to be hard to pick just one for the kids Christmas pictures this year!

  47. LOVE the “Ho Ho Ho” and the coal. Can’t wait to take our Christmas pictures with the whole family this year.

  48. Made our Christmas appointment, having PS do my daughter’s portrait is my favorite thing each holiday season!

  49. Love the new props!

  50. Love Portrait Simple! We took our baby there for her first Christmas Pictures last year and hope to do so again this year :)

  51. I love the props and your photographers have such great ideas !!

  52. So many great props and backgrounds – LOVE THEM ALL!!! Can’t wait to create this years Christmas card!

  53. Can’t wait to do our Christmas card photos!!!

  54. Just booked my Christmas Card photo appt! Can’t wait!

  55. Can’t wait to find the perfect dress to make our appointment for this years photos!

  56. Had my sons pictures done in oct! Can’t wait to come pick out our cards! Loved the holiday banner.

  57. Loving the hats!

  58. LOVE all the new props. Especially the Happy Holidays and the ho ho ho.

  59. Great options for this upcoming holiday

  60. Live them!! Can’t wait to book my apt with the kids.

    See you soon

  61. Soo hard to choose! Great props:)

  62. Such a talented staff of photographers you have at Portrait Simple! The photos are so unique and special and show the each child’s personality so perfectly. Love the new props and backgrounds and can’t wait to come back!

  63. Pick me, pick me! Can’t wait to get our pictures done at the Paramus location.

  64. Love Caroline from the Braintree store!

  65. Cant wait to make an appointment! Loving the new props!

  66. So excited to have our Christmas pics done!! Can’t wait! Its the best time of the year for a photo shoot! ;-)

  67. Love them!!

  68. so many cute choices!

  69. Have had my daughters do Holiday cards there for years. I Always get great results! It was nice to my girls faces on the Ad for your cards/new props! Next up…they can’t wait for the bunnies….!

  70. Cant wait to have our Christmas pics taken at PS the ladies at Emerald Square always do an awesome job!

  71. Already had my daughters Christmas photos taken there this year -LOVE the new props & cards !
    You guys Rock!

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