Turn Your Instagram Photos Into a Book

Monday, January 21, 2013

Last year when I included Blurb's photo books in my gift round-up for guys, it never occurred to me how fun an Instagram Photo Book  would be.  So the other day, when my friend Courtney shared her book (on Instagram of course), it made me take another look at photo books.

The filters available on instagram can give the book a really cool edge.  (Gosh, how many times can I say intagram?)

In addition to those filters, I also like using other apps on my i-phone for photo enhancement.  XnViewPhonto, and Camera+ are just a few of my favorites.

It is hard to believe, but next year our oldest son will be a senior in high school.  I'm thinking about making one of these books for him as a graduation gift - sort of his own personal yearbook.   And, to my design friends, you can also have a portfolio book made.  I think we all need one!


  1. Oh, thanks for the shout out, Rene. I am such a huge fan because those instagram photos are such special snapshots of life.

  2. Love this idea Rene! I'm still working on my daughter's wedding book...this gives me some new ideas.

    Have a great day!

  3. I love these Instagram books too...and my daughter is a senior and I am already pulling photos together for one of her many personalized gifts. The idea that she'll be leaving home makes me very sentimental. I think these are so great for a trip, a weekend or even to document a birthday party.

  4. I am addicted to Instagram and would love to try making one of these books. Thanks for the app. recommendations too.

  5. Girl...why you gotta keep adding things to my list.....just another thing I want/need to do :)

  6. Oh, I really need to get on instagram...I have been putting it off too long! Take care, Caroline

  7. thought of it before, but i dont have the time to do it. :D i think ill have to wait for a birthday or so - would be a GREAT gift! :)


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