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blurb books

By 8/03/2009

a lot of you asked about blurb books.
blurb is a website with free software you can download to layout your own custom book, and then they print it or you. you can do great hardback books - as many pages as you'd like, with lots of different layouts.

alexis made a custom book for each of her bridesmaids. she drew the illustrations and scanned them in as .jpegs to upload to the site.
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i also made one for our vacation to st. john in 2008. i used photos we took during the trip, and sized each one as a full page bleed. you can customize the front and back cover, the spine, inside the dust jacket, and every page inside.
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the software is really easy to use, and the price is very reasonable for a basic book. adding in lots of pages, and going bigger with the size of the book takes the price up pretty quickly, however.

7 comments

  1. Nice job with the vacay album

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  2. Those are cool - nice job on the vacation one!

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  3. I love blurb books! I've done 3 albums with them and have been super happy with them. I love using them for other things too though, the bridesmaids ones are super cute.

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  4. hey! i live in the usvi! this place is all kinds of great!

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  5. Thanks for sharing this resource. I've always been impressed by people who could do this sort of thing but thought it was way beyond my abilities. But... maybe not!

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