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    Default Where do you print your photobooks?

    I'm looking for quality at a reasonable price. I have stampin' up digital scrapbooking software but prefer to spend less then $60 or $80 for an album.
    I've used Black's and been happy, but I alway wait for a sale, currently 8.5x11 are 35% off, $28 but I really like 12x12 or atleast 10x10's.
    Have you used Picaboo or any of the other sites that offer Groupon's and stuff?

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    I have used Picaboo and looooooooooooved it! You download their software, and build as you go. Great quality!!!!!!!! And very user friendly!!!!!!!

    If I had more time I would be doing more. They always send emails with sales (50%, and other offers). I don't think I would pay for full price knowing a sale could be coming up.

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    I use www.artscow.com. When you sign up you get tonnes of free credits towards prints, photobooks, etc. The shipping is a bit higher since it's coming from Hong Kong but with the free credit it's almost always cheaper than other sites. I've been using them for about 5 years now and never been disappointed with the quality.
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    My mom has made a few with My Publisher. They are great quality and you can really make the pages the way you want. They range in price from $3-$60 depending on size and cover. You also get 2 copies for the price of one, great if you are making a gift for grandparents or you can keep one for yourself.
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    I used picaboo at Christmas time with a sale code. The quality is fabulous! My only beef was that I paid extra for expedited delivery (I was late placing the order) and then more than a month after the fact I got a bill from fed ex for another $15 in brokerage fees. So I ended up paying about $55 in shipping for two $20 books. I was not happy about that.



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    I used Blurb, and the book looked amazingly professional. It was a bit pricey, but it was SO worth it. That says something because I am the cheapest person I know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jodie View Post
    I use www.artscow.com. When you sign up you get tonnes of free credits towards prints, photobooks, etc. The shipping is a bit higher since it's coming from Hong Kong but with the free credit it's almost always cheaper than other sites. I've been using them for about 5 years now and never been disappointed with the quality.
    I'd heard good things about them and check them out last Christmas. I didn't get any actual prints or photobooks, just ornaments and stuff like that but was not pleased with the quality of 3 of the 7 things so I haven't used them since. I know you get what you pay for but a happy medium would be great.
    And $40 for a book from Black's isn't bad for the quality, but I hate waiting for sale on the 12x12's, so maybe I'll grab a picaboo groupon and then I'll have flexibility when I use it.

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    We did one with Apple for a present for the Grandparents. It turned out really nice. 20 pages and the total price was $40 (including shipping) Was a hard cover book.

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