Michelle introduced me to a great company called, Paper Coterie. She previously reviewed their Personalized Photo Journal– Classic Stripes and Abouta Boy: A to Z photo book in a September, 8, 2011 blog post.
Paper Coterie is now introducing the new Quoatable book. Now until September 2nd you can enter the coupon code “QUOTABLE” at checkout to receive your own book for $12.00. Retail price is $26.00 – that is $14.00 off!
I had the opportunity to create a book of my own. I found the software to be very easy to use. All I had to do was upload my pictures to their website and then drag the images where I wanted them to appear in the photo book. Their program placed and sized my images to fit on the page. It is recommended that you use between 16-19 images for your book.
Below is a screen shot of the first two pages I created for my Quotable book. You may notice I left the quotation section blank. I can be a little OCD at times and I didn’t want part of the book filled with printed quotes while the rest of the quotes are handwritten by me. If you want to add your own quotes while building your book the process it very easy. You have the ability to choose the text font, color, and size and are able to place them wherever you want in the book.
Along with pictures, there are a ton of cute backgrounds to showcase your quotes. Some pages are full of quote bubbles so there is plenty of room to document the important quotes in your life. The quote bubbles are colorful and fun to look at. I can’t wait to fill them with silly things my daughter says, such as, “Mommy, even I don’t get that excited…” while giving me a weird look as I dance around the living room to a favorite song.
I did have one frustration while building my book. While most images fit onto the pages without issue, there were some images where to top was cropped. I could not figure out how to adjust the pictures using their program. For example, in the photo above, I would have loved to move the image down so that the top of my daughter’s head was on the page and her legs would be cropped. I couldn't figure out how to accomplish this and left the image as is.
I did notice they have made at least one improvement since Michelle last reviewed Paper Coterie; I now have the ability to delete my photos from the online album I used on their website. I am leaving my photos there for now because I will be using the website again soon to create a photo book for my grandmother.
So, go ahead and check out Paper Coterie’s website. You should also check out the other projects you can create. My favorites, besides the photo books, are the memory boxes and the calendars. I can’t decide what I want to make next!
Now for the fun part: Paper Coterie has agreed to let us give away one Quotable photobook to a lucky reader. The book includes free shipping to the US, can not be combined with any other offer. Please note that the winning code will expire on October 1st, 2012.
Please wait while Rafflecopter loads
Disclaimer: The above mentioned product was paid for, Paper Coterie has agreed to provide one free for one of our readers. All opinions are honest. **Affliate links present.**