Thursday, August 26, 2010

Picaboo Photo Book

A couple of weeks ago I stumbled on a link for a “free photo book.”  I figured it was a promo where I had to buy something first.  It wasn’t.  It was an actual free photo book, and a very nice one with a customized photo cover.  I did have to pay for shipping.

I shared my great find with a few friends, but when I visited Victoria’s blog, Couture Unraveled, today, she had a post about this FREE offer.  http://coutureunraveled.blogspot.com/2010/08/free-photo-book.html  I decided to share my finished book, in case you’re interested.

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I didn’t really have an idea of what photos I wanted to put in a book.  Then I realized a book about our first year owning a boat would make a nice keepsake.

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I have had other photo books made in the past so I was a little concerned about the confinement of options with page layout.  Picaboo is the most customizable, self-publishing software I have used.  It is awesome.

I love scrapbooks but I have not been able to spend the time, or the money, getting into that beautiful art.  While printed photo books are not the same as hand-crafted scrapbooks, they are so much better than merely printing photos.  I highly encourage you to make a photo book.

2 comments:

Lindy said...

Yours looks great. I've got to check this out. Thanks for sharing...L.

Kari Romo said...

I'm going to have to check this out. I'd like to make one of those books for my son. I never had time to make a baby book for him. Thanks for your comment on my blog. So, maybe I got a little carried away with the paint samples:) But I just kept getting one more sample and one more sample then all of the sudden I had a bunch. My husband keeps hoping that I'll choose soon!