Wednesday, January 13, 2010

My New Book!

I love my books from Shutterfly! I feel photo albums slowly slipping away. In this day of having pictures on the computer, instead of printing, I was excited to see the book option on shutterfly. After uploading the pictures, I choose the ones I want in the book, pick a background and voila....in a matter of days, the prettiest book arrives in the mail.

This one is the first I ordered after Lila was born;




Then I got number two;



And today I received my Christmas book;





It worries me not to have something as dear as my pictures in my possession but stored on computer...kinda like I want my books, no Kindle for me. I'm sure this obsession has a name but oh well..

When Lila gets older, I can't wait to sit and talk about each picture and tell her a story about that day in time. Then one day I will give them all to her but for now, Nanny is enjoying them very much.

I am going to go through my older pictures and make books for other family members...
Wouldn't it be great to have every school year in a book....or sports....or vacations...Thank you Shutterfly, Good Job!


Nanny

14 comments:

Blair @ Reasonably Swanky said...

How neat!

Deb said...

isn't it cool you can do that through Walgreens also...made one for my father in law for Christmas...he loves it...

Solar Powered said...

Oh that's great. I definitely want to have all her birthdays in a book and any big events...shutterfly makes it so easy. Can't wait to see all of the new one!

Alison said...

oh wow! I didn't know you could order books. I don't like only having my pictures on the computer either. I was scrapbooking, but that's takes too long.

Amanda said...

Your books of Lila look precious! I'd love to see them in person! I owe Noni one for her Christmas present. I need to get on that little project! Luckily I'll have more time now! Ha!

Ocean Girl said...

Oh that is so great. Great idea. And can make into nice precious meaningful gifts too. I don't think we have that service available here yet but it may come. Having pictures on the computer meaning they'll be lost and forgotten some day. Unlike photo albums, you bumped into memories as you clean the house.

Noni at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

Nanny, I can't thank you enoough for sharing this information!! Needless to say, after seeing yours, I managed to wrangle one as a Christmas present. Haven't received it yet, but I am SO EXCITED ABOUT IT!!! Dang all of this new fangled stuff is FUN! LOL!

I'm with you! I love books. Not so interested in a Kindle, either. Shutterfly will need to send you a commission! =)

granolachic said...

oh man...i so need to do that...in all my "spare time"...it seems so much more my "thing" than scrap booking!!!!

granolachic said...

oh and thanks for your words the other day. i love you so much!!!!! and i especially love the amazing daughter you have!!!

linda said...

I have been wanting to do this for a few years now but I'm scared! It's too intimidating! I wish you were my neighbor so you could sit here with me and be my personal tutor! I need one trust me!

My SIL is Shutterfly's biggest customer and has made gorgeous books and Christmas cards. I'd ask her to show me the tricks of the trade but she's a know it all personality type and it wouldn't be fun, trust me!

Jill said...

I'm with you...I want my pictures in my HAND! The books are perfect and FAST. I just did my first big one with our Mexico trip. I love it!

You HAVE to have SOMETHING in hand to show of your lovely new grandaughter!!

Patty said...

What a wonderful idea. Our one daughter made one for us and we love it. She said it's very easy to do. I guess someday I will just have to set down and do one.

grammy said...

I know...
I want real hard copy pictures
what if the whole computer world thingie crashes...where will our pictures be?
I don't know what the disorder is called
but I want pics in books
I have not ordered a big one, but I have got smaller flip books. Fill them with pics of just one girlie and they love it for a BD present

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

Nanny~ so funny, because I have spent hours going through boxes of photos that were in my Dad's stuff. I have wondered what to do with them.
Now I know!
Thank you, Thank you my friend!