Friday, September 11, 2009

Shutterfly Photo Books

Whohoo I'm so excited I could shout! I've just gotten my first printed scrapbook back today.  As I've said before I've printed off some of my layouts in the past and added them to books. But this is the first time I've had the book printed. I decided to scrap our wedding pictures , that took place in August 2001, and have them printed into an actual book. I know I'm kinda late getting it done, but I didn't scrap back then. hehehe   Shutterfly made it so easy to do I was surprised.  And they have lots of sizes to choose from. I choose to make my first book an 8x8 soft back book. I was also able to add my own photos to both the front and back covers as well!   First I downloaded templates from here to make sure I had my pages the right size.  Then scrapped the 20 pages plus the front and back cover and picked what I wanted to use for my spine on the book.  Then I just uploaded all the pages to Shutterfly and started building my book. I placed the order on August 31, 2009 and received the finished book back today September 11 2009. Here are some pictures that I've took of the book to share with you, so you can get an idea how the finished product looks.   I won't show you every page but a few so you can get an idea of how they the printed version turned out. The book is laying on the counter top, so that is what you see in the background.

The front cover...

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First page

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Inside

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and the back cover

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Credits for the making of the book ...

Kits used are...
Angels Tears Collab by Kim Broedelet and Chaos Lounge
Nature's Bouquet by DigiDesignResort Designers
Romancing Georgia Collection by Mique Walcutt

Freebie Templates by...
Carena's Designs
Andrea Gold
ChrissyW
Angie Kovacs
DigiDesigns by Denise
Jennifer Fox Designs
Libby Lou Crew
Lauren's Creative Team
casscreatingnow

Wordart by...
Jazzy's Words To Delite
Elegant WordArt by Bethany

Masks used...
Mask used on front cover by Kim Broedelet
Mask used on back cover by Samantha Davis

I hope that I didn't leave anyone out on these credits, if you see something of yours that I've used feel free to let me know and I'll add it to the credits.

 

Now thanks to Shutterfly I have one coupon for a 5x7 inch soft book, to give away to one of my lucky readers!!  What do you need to do to win?  Just leave me a comment in this post, along with your email address so I can contact you if you are the winner. And next Friday September 18,2009 I will announce the winner right here!! I will use Mr. Random Number Generator to pick a winner.  Good Luck!!

 

Kim

32 comments:

Julie said...
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Julie - dolphincrazy1 said...

Wow your 5x7" soft book is fab & so is your blog.
Thanks.

MadLin said...

Wow, i love your 5x7 soft book. You sure have made a fantastic job.
I always visit your blog and love your work.
Thanks for your generosity

Linda - MLD
madlindesignsatgmail.com

disturbedangel13 said...

AWESOME! Beautiful photobook! thanks for a chance! terrissa_m@yahoo.com

Ladye said...

I really love the Shutterfly books but have never made the soft cover or the 5x7 books. Just got one yesterday of my grandson celebrating his 2nd year. Am making the pages for my son's wedding book, and they aren't even married yet, so I guess this will be an ongoing project. Your's is very nice.

gr8day2no said...

What a great book!! Thanks for sharing!!

gr8day2no@gmail.com

Leaonna said...

awww thanks for sharing hun...thats a beautiful book...I definately want to check into getting one printed...(((hugs)))
Have a Blessed Day!

scrappinrobyn said...

Wow what an awesome freebie! Your book turned out nicely and Thanks so much for the chance to win and good luck to everyone else!

scrappinrobyn said...

Opps forgot my email :-)
rossr122@wowway.com

Badalicat said...

What a great book, i have not used them before but i will have to give them a try now that i have seen what can be done with the books! Thanks for the great giveaway!

Scrappyalikat@comcast.net

Alisha

dianalyn said...

wow is that so kool. i love it and i want to do a wedding album too!

dianalyn said...

oh and my email is stedis@sbcglobal.net

my last name is Stephens :)

Scrapi Mama said...

Your book turned out great! That's a great freebie too. scrapimama@gmail.com Thanks!

txbubbles said...

Gorgeous book, Kim! You have every reason to be proud!
Have a super weekend!
Hugs, Vicki

Penny S said...

Cool book. Thanks for sharing. schrockg@aol.com

Carena said...

Gorgeous book Kim - Excellent

Di at Legacy4Life said...

Great photo book :) and I love your blog.

Di at Legacy4Life said...
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Census (aka Cen aka June.S) said...

What a wonderful book of memories Kim. You did a wonderful job with the pages, it is beautiful!!

Photomama said...

Congratulations on your book - It looks awesome...

you can find me here
diann.tenorio@sbcglobal.net

janie in MN said...

this is the 2nd time i've seen a shutterfly book (1st was a video).. and i really like the possibilities it brings to the table. please include me in your drawing.

thanks!

Alice said...

Isn't it great what you can do with shutterfly! My email is atuyeno@yahoo.com

Teri said...

OOh, I love it. Your book turned out great!
hartfordhoney@gmail.com

Jenni said...

Wow Kim, the book looks absolutely gorgeous!!!!!!!!!

gran2boys said...

Thanks for sharing your book. It looks great! Glad you found Shutterfly. I have made some hardbound books for my grandson. Would love to try out the soft ones.

doppa60 said...

Beautiful book! doppa60 at gmail.com

Michele said...

Okay LOL I totally read this post, even went looking for those cool photo masks you used (couldn't find them) and then I guess forgot to read the rest of the post and comment! lol So now I am commenting. I think those photo masks are cool. The book turned out great! :-)

Anonymous said...

i love what you've done with your wedding album. thanks for sharing it with us.

lawyerlyn
lawyerlyn@yahoo.com

butterflyiii2006 said...

I was recently married myself- and this is fabulous. It would make a nice anniversary present , maybe?
Thanks for sharing your wedding pics.. They are awesome . And many Blessings to you and your hubby.
Butterflyiii2006@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

So fun. I'm in the process of making a book for my brother of kid pictures. I'm hoping I like it as much as you like yours! : )

bookwirm at yahoo dot com

schellie said...

This sure looks so awesome, beautiful book, a precious memory!
schellie52 at gmail.com

Danielle said...

that is such a cute book! and wow that is nice of you to give away a prize you Rock!

scrappingdaniatyahoodotcom