Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Libby James Wedding Album Review + Giveaway!



I've got a great review and giveaway for y'all today that I'm very excited about! 

I was contacted by Libby James last month about reviewing one of their wedding albums and album software. Not going to lie, I was a little wary at first because if I'm going to have a wedding album, I want the quality to be top notch. But then again, I don't want to pay $500+. Well, I can tell you that the ease of putting this album together, along with the quality of the album, will make you wonder why anyone would pay those outrageous prices! 

I downloaded the Libby James album software and got to work immediately. I wrote down the "categories" that I wanted to be in the album such as getting ready, first look, ceremony, details, etc. Michelle suggested that I use more of the candid and details shots, since the posed pictures would most likely be framed around the house. From there, I wrote down which pictures were going to make the cut for the album. In the LJ album software, you can use their templates or make your own, which I found very fun to play around with. 

Once I was finished designing my album, I sent it off to print and I kid you not, it was on my doorstep TWO days later! I thought for sure I was going to be seeing this thing after Christmas. I ripped open the box and was blown away by how crystal clear and vibrant the pictures were. I also loved the fact that when you open the book, the pages lay flat. So that if you spread one picture across two pages, you don't lose any of the image. 


 (Rest assured that these photos only look fuzzy because I'm blowing them up so big and they were taken on my Iphone.)

I will recommend Libby James again and again to any future brides or any brides who never got around to ordering theirs!

The winner of this giveaway will win their very own 8x8 Onyx album (which is what I chose) with 10 spreads (20 pages), valued at $165! OR enter the code FRIEDPICKLES14 for 20% off of your order until February 15th!

Here's how you can enter: 

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45 comments :

  1. These look great! I love to find quality picture books!

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  2. I got married back in June in Dahlonega, GA and still haven't made my wedding album. Choosing and creating "the perfect" album is so hard! This looks great!

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  3. I got married in july, 2012 but we havent made a nice album yet! chicago, il

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  4. Those layouts look great. This would be perfect for any special life moment!

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  5. I got married in November of 2013 in Newport News, Virginia! I would love this album for all of our wonderful wedding photos!

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  6. Charleston on April 6th.. one week after you!

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  7. Your album looks great! I did mine through Shutterfly and was very happy with it but it took a good week to get it. 2 days is insane!!

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  8. I got married in Indianapolis, IN June 2011. Wedding album looks beautiful!

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  9. We were married in Orange Beach, AL in May 2011. I have been holding out to find the perfect album...and like you I want it to be perfect, but not pay 500+ for it. This is so awesome. I love it! What cover did you choose? Thank you for sharing!

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  10. Married November 6, 2010 at the Creek Club! Your album looks fantastic!!

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  11. I got married in September 2013 in DC and have been on the hunt for an album. Yours turned out beautifully. Thank you!

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  12. I'm so impressed with how good this turned out! That last picture of you and Cameron on the boat gives me chills- so sweet! We're planning a March or April 2015 wedding and this would be perfect :)

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  13. This looks AMAZING!!
    We didn't get a wedding album in our photo package but this looks perfect!!

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  14. December 2011 in Oklahoma. I would love to win the album for my friend getting married in August!

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  15. September 22, 2012 at Brasstown Valley Resort in Young Harris, Ga. I would love to have a candid photo album as well!

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  16. Was literally about to email our photographer to ask her for a recommendation on creating our wedding book! Thanks for sharing!

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  17. Would love to make an ablum like this of our wedding, I was cheap and went with a shutterfly one but would love a nice one like this to put on our coffee table!

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  18. What an amazing find. I LOVE your album! We got married 2 1/2 years ago and I STILL have not pulled the trigger on a wedding album! We have frames & some prints, but I could just not justify the $900 price tag at the time. This would be awesome to finally get around to making one, without the awful price.

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  19. Ok, so I got married 5 years ago, but this would work for new born pics too!!! We're in Texas.

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  20. We got married 10/13/2012 here in Charleston and I still haven't made a wedding album for the same reasons as you (money! and nervous about the quality of the less expensive ones.. which become REALLY expensive if you end up not liking it). Would love to win this and finally make one!

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  21. I married my best friend on March 19, 2011 in McCormick, SC!

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  22. Nashville, September 28th!! Ahh I need this!

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  23. Hoping this counts, I won't be getting married until April 2014! I'll be getting married in Scituate, MA. Would LOVE to win this and make a beautiful album!

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  24. Getting married at the Island House as well - May 2014! Would love to win the album! XO

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  25. I got married in Holland, Michigan on July 27th, 2013!

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  26. I got married July 2, 2005 in Charleston, SC!

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  27. I'm so excited to be back to the blogging world! I got married on April 28, 2012 in Columbia, SC!

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  28. December 17, 2011 in St. Louis, Mo!

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  29. May 25, 2013 in Birmingham, AL.

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  30. It will be August 16, 2014 in Searcy, AR :)

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  31. September 20, 2015 in Santa Rosa, CA

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  32. We never got a wedding album, but I've been meaning too - this looks like the perfect opportunity!
    - Catherine

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  33. 12/14/13 in Kinston, NC! Love this!

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  34. Love this! I got married in April and still haven't gotten around to ordering an album yet!

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  35. Love this! Would you believe we've been married for almost 5 years and we still don't have an album?! We got married in 2009 in Indiana!

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  36. October 5, 2013 in Lexington NC

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  37. Love this! Would love to have a pretty wedding album for the coffee table!

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  38. I will get married on November 29th, 2014 :)

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  39. eek! i've been wanting an album and even after a year i still haven't done it.. whoops! (raleigh, 11.10.12) :)

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  40. Your pages look great! I'm getting married June 28 in Raleigh! This would be fab for our wedding pictures!

    champagneandsuburbs.blogspot.com

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