A custom wedding photo book is the perfect way to showcase your favorite photos from the big day. How you customize it should be just as special as your wedding invites themselves. Whether you have the book professionally made, or decide to design your own, use this simple guide to make the wedding photo book of your dreams.
If you’re exhausted from creating save the dates, planning the event, and the wedding itself, simply draw inspiration from your guest book. Keep the theme and contents true to your personality and style and to the point. After all, it’s not about the layout of your custom wedding book, it’s about the memories.
You have a few options to create your wedding photo book online depending on your budget and your desired look. Each style comes with the option to design every page exactly how you want. Or, you can have a professional designer do the work for you.
Professional Flush Mount Albums
Professional flush mount albums are the glitziest option and come equipped with the quality of a professional photographer. The eco-leather cover, ultra-thick pages, and seamless binding come with free shipping when you select this top-of-the-line option.
Premium Photo Books
A premium wedding photo book is slightly more cost-effective, without sacrificing on quality. With this type of wedding photo album, you get 20 lay-flat pages, a premium leather cover, and seamless spreads.
Standard Hardcover Books
If traditional is your style, a classic wedding photo book takes you back to basics, without all the bells and whistles of its counterparts. It’s simple with a hardcover and 20 standard pages, but you can upgrade where you want without spending on what you don’t.
Personalize every page down to the last corner with a fully custom wedding photo book. Follow this step-by-step guide to create a stunning memento of your matrimony.
Step 1: Gather Your Details
Do you prefer a scanned copy of your wedding save the dates or wedding invites? Maybe even a page out of the wedding guest book with a photo? Decide what special memories you want to capture in your book and put them together so they’re easily accessible.
Step 2: Choose Album Type And Size
Choose from one of three album styles to match your desired look and budget. Then, decide what size you want to purchase between 8×8, 8×11, 10×10, 12×12, or 11×14.
Step 3: Select A Style
There are 10 options provided in the wedding category, but get creative, you can use a photo book style from any category.
Step 4: Upload Photos
Upload the photos that capture your wedding day best. When customizing the book yourself, you can include as many photos that you want, giving you full freedom to create the look you desire.
Step 5: Customize Your Layout
When you create your own wedding book you aren’t limited to the example of a wedding book shown in the theme’s thumbnail. Add, move, and resize pictures anywhere on the page. Insert text, quotes, or leave negative space—it’s completely up to you as the designer.
Step 6: Add Your Upgrades
Upgrade your book to capture your theme down to the end cover. Add foil imprinting, gilded edges, or even rounded page corners once you’re in the final stages of creation.
Create A Professional Wedding Photo Book
After planning a wedding, handwriting thank you cards and folding too many wedding programs to count, you may want to leave the final touches of creating a photo book up to a professional designer.
After all, Uncle Jerry probably won’t understand that you had excitement fatigue when he sees his name spelled with a “G” while browsing through your book. A beautiful wedding album is just three easy steps away when you use our Make My Album™ Service.
Step 1: Choose Your Style
Pick a style that communicates the aesthetic of your wedding, or that fits in the theme of your home by checking out an example of a wedding photo book. That way, your designer can embody your vision while creating your wedding photo book online.
Step 2: Add Your Photos
Add your favorite photos, preferably in an order that makes up a story, for a ready-to-go photo book.
Step 3: Send To The Designer
If you see an example of a wedding photo book that you can’t stop looking at, send it to the designer with your preferences. Once you’ve uploaded all of your details, there’s nothing left to do but wait for your stunning wedding album design to be created and shipped.
Dream up something completely original for your wedding album design or borrow some wedding photo book ideas from the list below.
Your wedding party was chock full of friends that have made their way into your hearts as a family. If you had a huge traditional wedding, instead of trying to fit every last guest in your wedding photo album, why not just have the wedding party featured for a simple and elegant album.
Beach Wedding Photo Album
Did you have a dreamy, beachy wedding somewhere tropical? You’ve got an entire theme just based on your magical location. Add some waves, the endless sea of love, plus a few shades of blue and you’re ready to go.
Photo Book For Wedding
You probably had a perfect day, followed by the best night. If you created a magical event, why not share it as inspiration. If you have a niece or nephew, in a few years they may be tying the knot themselves. Your wedding photo album can be an inspirational photo book for future family weddings to come.
Save The Dates
You probably had an ingenious theme when photographing for your wedding save the dates, and you can still draw creativity from the shoot. Create your layout from a similar color palette or add your save the date to one of the first pages of your book to relive your favorite memories.
Wedding Picture Book
You just lived a real-life fairytale. Bind the story in your wedding photo album, complete with cute rhymes throughout, or tell the story from the start of your wedding day to the I do’s to the final send-off.
If you had a large wedding complete with a massive guest headcount, you might be best off creating a wedding scrapbook or collage so you’re able to feature more guests with fewer pages. Just be sure to break up the busy layout with a few full-page photos of you and your partner.
Bridal Photo Album
A wedding is every little girl’s dream, right? Get inspired by the feminine touches from the wedding. Your husband won’t even notice he’s only in the cover photo. If he does, you can always make him a groom photo album to compliment yours.
Modern Photo Books
Create a contemporary look with a few graphic shapes to make your design pop. If you live in a condo, imagine a perfectly placed wedding photo album on your coffee table that goes with the exposed brick wall—true perfection.
A photo book for a wedding is a special detail where you can flaunt what you spent months planning one last time. Add a statement, and don’t be shy with the gorgeous photos you have on your thumb drive. You saw the sparks in your lover’s eyes when you said your vows, felt the butterflies during your first kiss as a married couple, and successfully danced the night away with your family and friends. Create a compilation of the best moments from this momentous occasion in photo books that you can revisit every anniversary.
You created a gorgeous wedding guest book with photos, now it’s time to make a wedding photo book to wrap up every perfect detail from your wedding day. Whether you decide to perfect the intimate details on your own, or you have someone design the book of your dreams, your wedding album is sure to bring back one of the best days of your life with every flip of the page.