After Kate Middleton shared snaps of Prince Louis on his 1st birthday, we check out low-cost ideas for creating treasured memories

ADORABLE new photos to celebrate the first birthday of Prince Louis – fifth in line to the throne – were taken by his mum, the Duchess of Cambridge.

The Sun’s royal snapper Arthur Edwards says: “It’s wonderful to see such keen interest in photography thriving in the Royal Family.”

Here is how to put your own little prince or princess in the picture for less.

  1. Instant snaps. If you miss the days of glossy photos you can handle and flip through, pick up a retro-style Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera, £58.99 at Currys, down from £69. Snap instantly printable pics of your little ones to make collages or photo walls without the need for anything extra. SAVING: £10.01
  2. Book it. Use the Boots website to create a family photobook and you can get 35 per cent off at the checkout using the code BPS3BOOK419 until May 21. The cheapest option is the 8in x 11in soft-cover, 20-page book. That is normally £17.99 but just £11.69 with the discount. SAVING: £6.30
  3. Turn your best snap into gifts. Treat family and friends with a photo of your little one close at hand. You can get a personalised keyring for £4.99 for a set of three (usually £5.99) or a mug for £4.99, down from £7.99, at And you can get up to 50 per cent off a square 20in x 20in canvas print, now £9.99 (was £14.99), also from the photo printing site. SAVING: £1-£5
  4. Wall it. Show off your favourite pictures in a stylish 20in x 24in gold-effect frame which has space for eight 6in x 4in photos, now £3.50 at Wilko, down from £5.50. The store has plenty of other frames to pick from, including an elegant 8in x 10in beaded mirrored frame, now £8, down from £12. SAVING: £2 to £4
  • PRICES are correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers are subject to availability

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SAVE: £50

Cheap treat

YOU can’t have a cuppa without a biscuit to dunk. Grab five 300g packs of Crawford’s for £2 at Iceland. Choose from custard creams, shorties, bourbon creams, digestives and rich tea.


 SAVE: 75p

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Top swap

MORRISONS’ Milk Chocolate & Almond Chockas ice creams, £1 for a three-pack, below, look and taste a lot like Magnum, at £2 for four.

SAVE: 17p per ice cream

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IRIS SCAMELL from Ryde, Isle of Wight, says: “Cut up any old towels and clothes to make good, inexpensive cleaning cloths. It is cheaper than buying new ones.”

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Shop and save

COLGATE Total toothpaste is half-price at Morrisons, now just £2. Offer is available until June 24.

Hot right now

FANCY a night in? Asda has got an amazing Pizza Express meal deal online.

Two pizzas, a side and a drink are just £7. The same items would normally cost you £11.79.

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