Make your album completely yours with this "design your own" listing! You may choose the size, design, number of pages and personalization! All options are shown above. If you have any questions after browsing the images, please let me know. I'm always happy to help you pick just the right thing.
Your album will radiate quality from the luxurious cover materials, to the thick, acid-free pages, to the expert craftsmanship. Upon ordering you will receive a mock-up of your design, and once approved, your album will be made by me just for you in a matter of weeks!
Use this memory book as a wedding album, anniversary gift or for mementos from any special occasion.
> Available in three sizes: 8x8, 9x11 or 11x11 inches
> Choose 64 pages (32 sheets), 80 pages (40 sheets) or 96 pages (48 sheets) or Interleaved with 60 pages
> Interior is acid- and lignin-free
> Warm White pages are 100% cotton rag, lightly textured
> Black pages available on request for an upcharge - please ask
> Place photos on one side of each page for best archival use (Interleaving allows safe use of both sides of the page)
Please make your selections from the drop-down menus. Please leave your font choice and wording as well as your cover material choices in the Notes box on the last page of the transaction (The Review & Submit page, lower left).
Within 2 business days (M-F) you will receive a mockup with name card proof and a tentative shipping date.
Kris has been hand-crafting books since 1998. She cuts every piece of paper and board herself and hand folds every page. She is particular about materials, even those you don't see like book board and glue. Each book is made individually with great attention to detail and signed inside the back cover. Thanks for looking!
INTERLEAVING SPECS (if applicable)
Acid- and lignin-free purified wood pulp with 2-3% calcium carbonate buffering to meet the requirement of ISO IT18902 for photographic and ink jet prints. Not intended for cyanotypes and dye-transfer images. This paper passes the PAT test ISO IT 18916 The Photographic Activity Test.
I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
I will only use your shipping and billing address, and contact information
I love making the perfect book for you! Please look for the "Design Your Own" listings under Custom Albums. You will be able choose your own cover design, album size, personalization, etc. Don't hesitate to contact me if you have questions.
Full custom design work where I assist in design and finding optional cover materials is available for an additional fee. Please note that I often spend more time designing and corresponding than actually making the album.
Every book is wrapped in kraft paper with either a sheer organza bow (large albums) or baker's twine (small albums). Please let me know if the item is a gift being sent directly to the recipient. I am happy to include your personal message.
Your album is very sturdy, but some simple care is required to maintain it in original condition.
~ Please avoid contact with liquids, including water, and excessive sunlight.
~ You may clean dust off book cloth by gently using blue painters' tape. Do not use tape to clean paper or leather!
~ Satin ribbon is ironed prior to shipping, but may need a touch-up upon arrival. Use the synthetic setting and iron slowly.
~ Smudges can be removed from pages with a gummy art eraser.
How to adhere photographs ~
There are many safe possibilities including photo tabs, photo tape and photo corners. Look for terms like "acid-free," "archival" or "photo safe." I try to keep a selection of these products in my shop.
In stock items are generally shipped the next business day. However, there are always exceptions - I guarantee your purchase will be shipped within two business days.
Made to order or custom work generally takes two to three weeks to complete. You will receive a tentative ship date within a couple days of placing your order.
RUSH ORDERS are sometimes available. If you have a tight deadline, please ask. A 15% fee will be added to all rush orders.
You will receive a name card proof within two business days when you order a personalized album. Your album cannot be started until the proof has been approved. An extended delay in approving the proof may result in delayed production.