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Create a photo album and enjoy arranging your memories in a stylish and unique way. Your designs are printed onto the satin hardback covers, leaving gorgeous Italian ivory pages ready for you to adorn with your photos. Make your own photo album in 3 sizes and choose optional presentation slip case and pack of photo mounts. 

  • Self mounting custom print photo album
  • Available in small, medium & large
  • Monroe satin hardback covers
  • Hand bound to order
  • 5 year guarantee

About Your Custom Print Photo Album

    Create a photo album online for a beautiful, classy and charming piece of stationery. Decorated with your original prints on the front and back satin cover, there's nothing like having your own style reflected in all aspects of your life. Available in 3 sizes filled with thick, Italian ivory pages and parchment tissue interleaves, you can make your own photo album arrangement in exactly the style you want. There's also an optional presentation case and pack of photo mounts.
  • At a glance...

    • Self mounting
    • Parchment interleaving
    • Satin hardback covers
    • Optional presentation box
    • Full color print
  • Dimensions

    • 8.27" x 6.3" small landscape album: 30 pages, suitable for 6x4" photos, 20x15cm internal page size
    • 9.5" x 12.6" medium portrait album: 30 pages, suitable for 8x6" photos, 21x30cm internal page size
    • 13" x 13.22" large square album: 50 pages, suitable for 10x8" photos, 31x33cm internal page size

Choose Your Photo Album Size helpmechoose

Check the dimensions and other information given and decide which size you want to make your own photo album.

How We Make Your Own Photo Album

Hand made using traditional bookbinding methods, your artisan photo album is a unique piece of craftsmanship. Rather than using web applications and software, our expert bookmakers bind the book blocks to the spine by hand with care and attention. The book blocks are sourced from Florence, Italy, and are made from thick, ivory 3.24oz paper. Your designs are printed directly onto Monroe satin, which is fixed to the hardback cover. This direct dye sublimation method fuses the ink deep into the satin fibers, creating a permanent print that won't fade, peel away or scratch off. We finish the corners with elegant metal caps for a distinguished, classic look.



Care Instructions

Wipe the surface clean with a cloth only. The parchment tissue interleaves are there to protect your photos from fingerprints when you turn the pages, so please keep in tact to preserve your pictures.

  • Wipe Down
  • No Soak

Design Tips

Because the Monroe satin is woven with a visible grain and slight sheen to the surface, we recommend using designs that have bolder, larger details, rather than small, intricate features. This will produce the sharpest finish. We also offer the option to include a pack of 250 double sided photo mounts to your order, which are acid free and won't damage your pictures in any way. For a truly smart and stylish finish, opt for the classic black slip presentation case and keep your album protected when not in use.

How does this product enhance my...

  • Home

    Create a photo album and organize your precious family photos in style. With an elegant finish and a stunning satin surface, they're a smart addition to your photo album collection. Custom print a photo album featuring your child's name and give them their very own collection of memories. Each special occasion can be documented in its very own album, and these can be passed down the family in generations as an innovative heirloom.

  • Business

    Make your own photo album as a unique way to promote and advertise your photography business. If you photograph weddings and have a boutique shop or studio, these can be scattered around so customers can get a glimpse at how their final photos could be presented. Create a photo album to display corporate photos and achievements. Displayed proudly at the entrance of the building for everyone to see, it'll attract attention for all the right reasons.

  • Design Brand

    Design a custom print photo album collection for your design brand's product range. Your artwork is printed onto luxury Monroe satin, and the parchment tissue interleaves add a classy, elegant touch. The fact they are self mounting and come with mounting squares is another bonus selling point, as customers get to arrange the pages themselves without restriction. Make your own photo album range and let people enjoy your art in a novel way.

Frequently asked questions:

What does self mounting mean?

Self mounting is where you get to arrange your photos and hand written captions yourself, without any restriction. We include optional mounting photo squares that keep your photos in place on the page.

What is the parchment tissue for?

Each page has parchment tissue interleaving, which protects your photos from fingerprints when turning through the album. It's a classic feature of a self mounting photo album and adds a classic touch.

How many pages does it have?

There's 3 sizes to choose from. The small landscape album has 30 (60 sides) pages, the medium portrait also has 30 pages (60 sides) and the large square album has 50 pages (100 sides).

Browse Designer Photo Albums

Browse this range of gorgeous photo albums, designed by our #ContradoCreative artists. They're hand bound using traditional bookbinding methods and can be displayed elegantly on your bookshelf or in your creative studio.

Print Guideline

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    What's the best resolution to print in?

    We print at 200dpi, which is a good combination of quality and file weight. Ideally your image should be scaled to 100% at 200dpi, this means that no resizing of your file occurs stopping any interpolation.

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    Should I save my file as a TIFF or JPEG?

    For multi-colored or very detailed files we recommend using a tiff format, but they must be flattened. For simple colors and low detail files, a jpeg is fine.

  • RGB-CMYK Print Guideline Icon

    Which color model should I choose? RGB or CMYK?

    We advise providing images in the RGB color space. Specifically using the sRGB image profile, to achieve best color results. What does this mean? In your editing software, choose RGB as the working space and assign the image profile as sRGB (full name sRGB IEC61966-2.1)

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    What does GSM mean?

    Grams per Square Meter (GSM) is an international standard for measuring the weight of paper or fabric. GSM uses the weight of a square meter (1000 x 1000mm) as an indication of the weight and thickness of a given fabric. We class 20-100gsm as light (summer fabrics, gauzes and fine silks), 101-249 gsm as medium (most clothing fabrics) and 250+ gsm as heavy (upholstery fabrics, and other specialist fabrics).

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    What are bleed areas?

    When designing your product, it’s best to make sure that your image is slightly larger than needed. In printing, the extra printed image is referred to as a “Bleed Area” or margin, and it is removed from the finished piece. A bleed area acts as a buffer for slight inconsistencies in the manufacturing process. however, it’s important to fill your bleed areas completely, or you may end up with white, unprinted strips along the edge of your finished product.

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    Do you print on garments a customer supplies?

    Unfortunately not. All our garments are printed on flat fabric, and sewn into finished products, which gives a better finished result and all-over print. We test meticulously so that we know what gets best results on our fabrics, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. We do however print sublimation paper to order, so if you have access to a heat press you can press your fabrics or flat garments easily.

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    Can you Align a Pattern or design across panels of a garment?

    We always strive for the greatest accuracy when printing and constructing your garments. However, due to unavoidable stretch or movement of the fabric during the stitching process, we cannot guarantee perfect pattern registration across garment seams. We are generally accurate within 2-3mm, which Is close enough for most patterns, but may show slight issues with detailed geometric patterns.

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    Can I print my own Labels?

    Most of our garments now come with printable label space for you to add your own company information and branding! If you would like to sew in your own labels, we also offer Printed Fabric Labels here.

  • Eco friendly Printing

    How is your fabric printing eco-friendly?

    With environmental consciousness in mind, our fabrics are all printed using completely water based inks. This means no chemicals or solvents are used. Our heat fixing procedure fixes the colors and prints, avoiding the downsides of steaming, such as excess or contaminated water returning into the waste system. We have one facility in London where we conduct all the printing, production and fulfillment.

Please note: As we make everything by hand, all sizes may vary slightly.

Delivery time & Costs.

At Contrado, we personally commit to our customer satisfaction with a wide product selection hand-made in our premises, a great quality, dedicated service as well as fast delivery

We're fast

  • Ready in 1 - 2 day(s).

We print and make everything in-house

  • Low shipping fees
  • Express shipping available

If you need peace of mind or are in a rush, use our tracked 1-2 working day delivery service (after manufacturing time)

Make use of our Manufacturing and Worldwide Shipping Experience

At Contrado, every product is handmade on site to ensure the highest quality. We provide a dedicated production service as well as a range of fast delivery options. Since 2003, we have printed and hand-made countless personalized products for a wide range of customers all over the world and many of them have become loyal customers who love not only our products but also the care, knowledge and dedication from our staff.

Here is how it works. We first hand-make your item on average within 1-3 days depending on the product manufacturing timeline and quantities. After production time, we ship your order so you can receive it very quickly, subject to the delivery type you select in your basket. You can then enjoy or resell your hand-made products with your very own designs.

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