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A New Concept In Bridesmaids Dresses

A New Concept In Bridesmaids Dresses

Guest post by Bridesmaid Trade

Bridesmaid Trade is a creative new organization where people trade in their bridesmaids dresses which can then be rented; here are 5 reasons why you should use this inventive new service:
1. Your bridesmaids will look beautiful: The dresses in our rental line are classic and chic, in a range of flattering [...]

Mitzvah Albums: The Best Cure for Moms who Miss their Kids at Camp

Mitzvah Albums: The Best Cure for Moms who Miss their Kids at Camp

During these hot summer months, we witness an interesting phenomenon: an uptick in calls from mothers who want an album made of their child’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Many times this happens because their children are at camp and are sorely missed at home!  For those with children at summer camp, you know that while you are [...]

Creating a Legacy with Photo Albums

Creating a Legacy with Photo Albums

Most people, as they grow older, give some thought to the legacy they’re leaving behind.  Parents, especially, think about what they’ll pass down to their children and grandchildren.  By the time you reach Grandparent status, you have a lifetime of memories to share and leave for all future generations to come.
The photographs you’ve collected over [...]

What to do with old Bridesmaids Dresses

What to do with old Bridesmaids Dresses

I may not have been a bride yet, but I’ve definitely heard (as I’m sure you all have too) every bride udder those awful words to me as I’m slipping into a bright pink silk satin dress with a giant flower on it:
“You can totally wear this again!”
I have yet to discover the proper occasion [...]

A Valentine’s Gift to Remember – Told in Pictures

A Valentine’s Gift to Remember – Told in Pictures

Here it is almost Valentine’s Day, and once again you’re searching for that romantic gesture or gift that will leave a lasting impression. How can you delight your loved one, armed with minimal dollars, your boundless creativity and a camera?  Here’s an idea that’s guaranteed to be remembered.
1. Take photos of all the lovely things [...]

New Blogger for Album Boutique

New Blogger for Album Boutique

My name is Hillary Frazier, and I’m the newest addition to Album Boutique.  At only 22 years old, you may be thinking to yourself that I have no business in the wedding industry, but I’m not here to instruct you. I’m here to be a listening ear, a brainstorming partner in the midst of what could [...]

What to Do With Ancient Wedding Proofs

What to Do With Ancient Wedding Proofs

Many of us are guilty of a crime against memories.  We are hoarding a box (or three) of wedding proofs under our bed, up in the attic, or in a closet. These stashed-away proofs are barring us from truly enjoying the memories from one of the most special days of our lives: our wedding day.
We [...]

How to Create an Effective Photo Album Cover

How to Create an Effective Photo Album Cover

When people find out I design photo albums for a living, they often ask me, “What makes a good album cover photo?”  It’s a great question, because the cover is actually critical to the overall album design.  The cover sets the tone for the album.  Like a good book jacket cover, it needs to draw [...]

Organizing Your Photos for Your Wedding Album design

Organizing Your Photos for Your Wedding Album design

It’s easy to organize your wedding photos like the experts do.  The preparation you do now, will save you time and help you to create a fabulous heirloom to share for generations to come.  We’ve broken it down into three easy steps.

Step One: Sort your images
Whether you have printed proofs or a disk, this step [...]