Photo Books

Free Photo Book + Tips to Keep Design Simple

by jessicaturner on September 10, 2015

I love making photo books, particularly when I have a large collection of photos from things like vacations, birthday parties and family photo shoots. After making dozens of photo books here are a few tricks I have learned for keeping the process simple. Select your photos in advance: This makes a huge difference. Don’t upload […]


Birthday Photo Book Tips + A Free Photo Book for You

by jessicaturner on September 4, 2014

  We love birthdays in our family and go all out for the kids’ birthday parties. Because we literally take 100s of photos, I always make a photo book about the party. This summer Adeline had a Hello Kitty party and Elias had a Star Wars party (posts coming later this month) and I have […]


Free 8×8 Shutterfly Book – One Week Only

by jessicaturner on March 21, 2014

Shutterfly is my go-to source for photo books. I love how easy their site is to use, the designs and the print quality. Right now they are offering a killer deal – all customers get 1 free 8×8 photo book with promo code STORYTIME. Want a larger size? Redeem STORYTIME as a credit and upgrade […]


Inspiration: Birthday Party Photo Books

by jessicaturner on February 14, 2014

At the end of the year, I had a bunch of photo book credits to use up on Shutterfly. Thankfully, I followed my own tips for creating photo books fast and was able to make several really cute ones. I am always inspired when I look at other people’s photo books, so wanted to share […]


Free Shutterfly Photo Book

by jessicaturner on September 6, 2013

Happy Friday! Elias woke up this morning at 4:20 crying from a nightmare. He said a shark was trying to eat him – poor thing. Needless to say, I couldn’t go back to sleep. So I did what any sensible person would do – I got up and made two free Shutterfly photo books! Earlier […]


Tips for Making the Quickest Scrapbook Ever

by jessicaturner on May 20, 2013

This weekend Elias had his end-of-season soccer party. I offered earlier last week to put together a little photo book for the coach. Just something simple, with a few photos of her coaching + some words. And then, I forgot about it until about 3 hours before the party. I quickly sent some photos to […]


$10 Shutterfly Books

by jessicaturner on April 9, 2013

YEOW! If you have read this blog for any length of time, you know I LOVE Shutterfly books. They are my go-to, super easy photo book of choice. For the next three days, you can snatch up a voucher for a Shutterfly 8×8 book on Zulily (referral link) for only $10 (regularly $29.99). They are […]


1st Birthday Photo Book

by jessicaturner on August 19, 2012

I like to make a photo book from my kids’ birthday parties each year. I thought some of you photo book lovers would enjoy seeing Adeline’s first book! Click here to view this photo book larger To view it online, click here. Also, you can get a free Shutterfly book from Coke Rewards. My friend […]


Photo Book from Hilton Head

by jessicaturner on May 17, 2012

I worked like a madwoman trying to get this Hilton Head Shutterfly photo book done in time for my Groupon expiring on May 15, only to discover the expiration date had changed to May 14. Thankfully I had another code that worked, so I was still able to get the first 20 pages free. I […]


Free Photo Book

by jessicaturner on January 12, 2012

Get a Free Hardcover Photo Book from Mypublisher! This offer is good for new customers only, and you have until January 31 to make your book. Mypublisherwill email you a code for $20 off anything on their site, making the 7×5 hardcover book free. I have not used MyPublisher before, but I am excited to […]