Do you make photobooks? I primarily make photobooks as gifts. It’s a great way to share a bunch of photos of my daughter as a gift to her grandparents. It does take time, but not quite as much time as a conventional scrapbook.
Well, a few months ago, I purchased a Groupon deal for a discounted Blurb book. I was curious about Blurb because they will slurp up your blog content and convert it into a book. I think this is fabulous for folks who are blogging about their lives, but think it would be neat to do for my own blog as well. Due to my own quirks, I would rather do this for like a year of my content instead of random dates. My coupon was set to expire June 27 and I couldn’t just let that happen. Instead of slurping up my blog, I decide to make a photobook of my trip to California. Because I made a scrapbook on the road for this trip, I was not planning on making a more conventional scrapbook about the trip, too. I also knew I would not be able to include every photo I would like to include because of space limitations in the scrapbook on the road. Most of my photos from the trip are landscape photos, which seem really conducive for a photobook. A photobook seems like a perfect addition to the scrapbook on the road.
As a happy coincidence I got an email from Blurb about a month ago running a promotion for affiliates (which I am) to create a free book. Now I really had a problem. Two coupons to use by the end of June, but only one topic in mind. I decided to create two copies of the book, one for the family and other one will be for my daughter. She is just now three and will not remember our trip. I don’t plan on ordering duplicates or making duplicates of everything just so she can have a copy, but since I had a deadline I decided to this time. I did make one change, though. For one of the books, (ours) I upgraded to premium paper and for her’s I kept the standard paper.
Here’s what I made:
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