Shutterfly_Photo_book.jpgThis holiday season, give your friends and family the gift of DIY memories with a little help from Shutterfly!
This time of year, it seems like visits from friends and family become more frequent, and there’s always a new excuse to gather together for parties, meals, and celebrations. And, if your loved ones are anything like mine, the family shutterbug will be right there clicking away, capturing each fond memory as it’s made. Lucky for you, Shutterfly is there to help you turn those snapshot into treasured gifts with their custom photo books, ornaments, tote bags, calendars, mugs, and more!
Just in time for holiday gift-giving, Shutterfly is teaming up with CRAFT to help one lucky reader share even more memories!

Enter the Shutterfly Photography Prize Pack Giveway:
Prize:
Digital Camera: Canon PowerShot S100
Shutterfly Prize Pack: 50 Cards, 12×12 Photo Book, 8×8 Photo Book, Mug, 3 Calendars, Reusable Shopping Tote, and Ornament (Total ARV $298.42)
Deadline:
The giveaway runs from 11/15/2011 to 12/6/2011, and the winner will be drawn at random on 12/7/2011.


How to Enter:
To enter, head over to the Shutterfly site and select your favorite photo book template, then leave a comment on this post telling us which one you like best.
Please make sure you enter your comment in the CRAFT comments section below, not in the Facebook comment box.
The winner will be notified by email, so please be sure that you use a working email address when you enter.
Rules:
For complete details for this giveaway, please read the official rules: http://craftzine.com/rules/

Now that you’ve had a look at the Shutterfly website, check out how easy it is to create a special photo book for your loved ones!
Shutterfly_Photo_Book_Choices_craft.jpgStep 1: Choose your style.
Shutterfly_Add_Photos_to_Photo_Book_craft.jpgStep 2: Select your photos.
Shutterfly_Page_Layout_craft.jpgStep 3: Arrange your photos and add captions using Shutterfly’s easy drag and drop system.
Shutterfly_Arrange_Photos_in_Photo_Book_craft.jpgStep 4: Review your layout and order your book!
It’s as simple as that!
Disclosure Statement: This post is sponsored by Shutterfly. Give the best gift ever with a Shutterfly photo book.

Haley Pierson-Cox

Haley Pierson-Cox

Brooklyn-based DIY from a Gal in Granny Glasses
http://www.thezenofmaking.com


  • Constance Nelson

    I like the Shutterfly Harvest Hues photo book template. I love the neutral tones and the nrandom arrangement of the photos.

  • Jessica L’Heuruex

    I love the Rock On template – I’m a sucker for the black background – it simply makes pictures pop!

  • M Blalock

    I like the ABC’s template the best!

  • Kat

    Modern Portfolio!

  • Chris

    Hmm. It’s a toss up between Modern Black and Happiness Is…

  • Nicole Hillstead

    I love the Confetti Splash! great colors :)

  • Belinda Penaloza

    I really like the custom option, however, of the pre-made templates, Confetti Splash warms my heart.

  • Kerry

    I really like the “Hit the Road” template – it would be perfect for the big road trip I just took with my husband, and two cats!

  • Bonnie

    I like the modern black–sort of makes you feel like you’re ina dark room watching home videos.
    Here’s hoping!

  • Jenny Bolech

    Wow they’ve got a lot of great new options since i last made a book! I really love the Family Memories template :)

  • Erica

    Hmmm…Probably Modern Black or Versatile Classics. It really would depend on the purpose/content of the book, though.

  • cassandra

    My favorite template has to be the basic black. :) Though it was hard to choose!

  • Samantha Kramer

    Would most likely use the custom option – but love the “planes/trains” as a template. I made a photo book last year for my folks when they came to visit me in NYC, documenting their trip. This would be perfect for anyone else visiting!!

  • Maria

    I like the Travel Snapshots template — it’d go great with all our travel photos :)

  • Margaret S.

    Having been looking at these for wedding books, I love the “Oh Baby Girl” template. For other photos I really like the look of the Versatile Classics.

  • Jana Demetral

    I like the Natural Neutrals! So perfect!

  • Kaela Champlin

    I love the “travel snapshots” custom path style template. The backgrounds look like old maps. This would make a really beautiful travel photo journal.

  • Kris

    Modern Portfolio – because when you tell someone that you make stuff you’d better be ready to show them pictures.

  • Lisa

    Hit the Road would be perfect for all my travel photos. I also love Modern Portfolio for day to day pictures.

  • Erich Campbell

    I like the Black and White backdrop style, but the ModernBlack is nice as well. Knowing me, though, I’d want to go full custom. Here’s hoping! ;)

  • Audie

    I like the Modern Black, but I really love the colors and patterns of Oh So Mod and Good Times. I guess it depends on what the content is.

  • carolyn c

    I love the Wine and Chocolate one.

  • SeamstressErin

    I like the modern wedding template. The fleur de lis patterns are super pretty!

  • Kylie D

    Modern Portfolio for sure- it really allows the photo to stand out and make a statement on its own. :)

  • LeeAnn Wilmot

    Oh, I think I like Rock On the best, but I better post my comment now because if I look again, I will change my mind because I sure like them all!

  • Roberta Lander Oden

    I love the Black and White backdrop as well as the simple full page bleed… DROOL.

  • Sarah

    Wine and Chocolate is nice – nice and classy!

  • Dee Leitner

    I really like Bon Voyage. I would love to make a photo book of my trip with my mother to Berlin this year.

  • Roberta Lander Oden

    Ooops, I think my email was posted incorrectly above. THIS is the correct one!

  • Lou

    I really like Simply White under the Everyday category on the custom path. Some of the styles aren’t matched to the text that describes them, though. I noticed this on the Seasonal tab.

  • Nicole

    Pretty Pink! I just adore pink!

  • Danielle

    I love Shutterfly! I did my daughter’s first birthday album using the “Oh Baby Girl”, but I think the next book I want to do is with the Good Times template. Very vibrant & cute!

  • Rachel K E

    I’m usually not a girly girl, but I have to go with Girls Rule.

  • kris

    For most of my photos I prefer “Modern Portfolio”. Simple neutral backgrounds really allow the photos to “speak” for themselves.

  • Eric

    I like Modern Black, it’s clean looking and emphasizes the pictures.

  • Erin @ GoBananasBlog

    I like the Oh So Mod template!

  • Alex

    Modern Black. Nice and simple. I’d probably use the custom path now that they have it, though!

  • Britney Haberl

    I am loving the “Confetti Splash” colors and chevron! Such a good giveaway, good luck to everyone!

  • Bree

    Modern Black for sure!

  • Liza

    I love the “Year of Us” template. That’s what most of our photos are so that would work wonderfully with my family.

  • Katie

    watercolor wedding!

  • Cheryl

    Modern Portfolio, although it was a tough call between any of the portfolio styles.

  • Lisa E.

    Noel – I haven’t made a Christmas book yet, and this would be perfect for a few years of Christmas pics.

  • Kristen

    Modern Black (or is it Portfolio?)is my standby favorite, although I do like the Happiness is… one too. Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Belinda

    I’m a sucker for all things cute and crazy, so the kids templates really appeal to me. However, my dream is to someday take a road trip, so I’m choosing Joy Ride! Thanks for the opportunity to win such a nifty prize :-)

  • Queta

    I like, Oh Baby Boy – it’s adorable!

  • Krysta

    Modern black is classic and I love that you can completely customize the layouts.

  • kristen

    I like the Pet Projects one since we just got a dog and he needs his own book.

  • Candice

    Confetti Splash for sure! So cute!

  • Rebecca M

    Modern Portfolio for sure!

  • laurel

    i liked joy ride!

  • Amber

    Happy Hauntings! I want to make a book with every Halloween costume my son has worn.

  • susan

    I like the simple white. Boring, maybe, but really shows off the pics.

  • Cindy Carlson

    I like the new Travel Snapshots template. =]

  • Betsy

    Modern Black is my favorite.

  • megs

    The custom path looks great!

  • John

    I like the looks of Modern Black

  • Micah

    The custom path looks really great. I like the modern black background–it really shows off the photos

  • TK

    The Modern Black template is my favorite.

  • Jessica

    Pet Project for sure! I love the colors and patterns and that they offer something special for the fuzzy members of our families.

  • Heather

    Modern Black all the way!

  • Tracy

    I just made a book of family for my 6-month-old son and used the modern black and white template – super clean and shows off the photos. The book has been a lot of fun for him to see pictures of family – especially those that live far away.

  • Cari

    I like Favorite Recipes. I’d love to make a cookbook of all our family favorites!

  • Erin

    I’m feeling partial to the Something Special template as a great way to showcase all the old photos of my grandparents I recently scanned from old albums.

  • Julie Poole

    As a bit of a Christmas/Winter holiday addict, I really like the Noel themed book. Would love to win this package! :)

  • carolyn

    Modern Black!

  • Jenny Doriot

    I absolutely love the Wine and Chocolate template. Thanks for the giveaway!!

  • kat

    My favorite template is between “bon voyage” and “vintage travel”. I absolutely love getting up and going. I’m always exploring new places and a shutterfly book is perfect for capturing all those adventures

  • Emily

    Last week I used Baby Girl, Modern to make a book for my daughter’s first birthday. Loved the colors and embellishments, girly but not overly so. Can’t wait to get it in the mail!

  • Randi

    I love Bon voyage

  • Asia

    I really like the birthday book ideas. I think they would make a fantastic gift for a loved one to celebrate many birthdays shared. I didn’t realize they were so affordable and so professional looking. I’m already thinking about upcoming birthdays. :)

  • David

    I like the Black & White Backdrop – dark background helps emphasize the photos, subtle pattern keeps interest.

  • Cyn

    I love Fresh and Fun

  • Donna Worth

    I like the Dress-up Diva in the Custom Path. I love that ping and green combo! I would use it to make an album of the programs we’ve had at the library I work at.

  • Chelsea

    Definitely Modern Black, I love Shutterfly!

  • Mel

    It’s amazing that anyone can make a book so easily. Oh technology <3

  • Evan

    I like the Modern Portfolio best. It’s nice and clean and keeps the focus on the photos.

  • Mel

    I like the modern black but I’d probably go for the custom route if I made one. Technology <3

  • Tina C.

    I know it doesn’t sound adventurous, but I like the black backgrounds so the photos really pop!

  • Michele

    I like the Modern Portfolio, custom 12 x 12 book. It’s uncluttered, has an elegant layout and looks like photos would stand out against black pages.

  • Lisa

    Wow, what a great giveaway! I have never seen these type of photobooks before, they’re astounding, and they look simple to put together, I’d love a chance to win! My favorite template is the Harvest Hues, they mix with so many beautiful colors.
    Thanks!

  • Tricia

    I love the Versatile Classic!

  • Gloria Cardenas

    Pop Rocks!

  • Jenny

    I’ve ordered several of these photo books and I think my favorite is still classic black. It really highlights the photos.

  • Heather Hernandez

    I love the Amusement Park design template in the Custom Path. The stickers and frames help create a fun and bright page layout. And Shutterfly has made it so easy to add more backgrounds and stickers to their established designs. I might end up using this design for my photos from the fair.

  • Ame

    I think it’s because I’m so happy about the holiday season, but I like Noel! It’s got the slightly kitschy holiday look to it!

  • Bethe

    I can’t decide between Modern Portfolio and Versatile Classics – but I will definitely choose something neutral. That way, the colors in the photo really pop, and I think it will be less dated as the years go on. We’ll be able to pull it out and look at it and not feel so old (haha!).

  • jenn a.f.

    I like the “Rock On” Portfolio

  • Lisa

    Vintage Travel!

  • Jillian Vandegrift

    I like the Confetti Splash! great for kids albums.

  • Laura

    I like Modern portfolio and joy ride.

  • Melody

    I really like the Modern Portfolio and the Modern black styles. Very clean, and able to showcase photos quite well.

  • Emily

    Simply White for me.

  • Cynthia

    I love Wedding Damask

  • Christine

    Modern Black is my favorite!

  • Joy

    I love Shutterfly books, they make great gifts. Right now, I’m planning a modern black book filled with lots of black and white photos of my son.

  • Liz

    I love the Year of Us photo book. I am a huge fan of Shutterfly’s photo books and love to make them for my family. What an amazing giveaway!!!

  • Melissa Thomas

    I like the Natural Neutrals. But I’ve also used the Custom Path. Love Shutterfly.

  • Katherine

    I like the “hit the road” template!

  • Arrakis

    I’m really liking the Custom Path style. I want to make a book for my wedding and this style is exactly like what I was envisioning in my head before I even looked at the Shutterfly site! I’m liking either the Modern Wedding or the Modern Floral Wedding styles for my summer garden wedding (2 years ago… oops)! I did a book for my daughter when she was born and we love it!

  • hilary

    I like “Modern Black”!

  • Shannon

    So many wonderful templates! But I love the Winter Wonderland the best.

  • Amy Byrne-Henderson

    I love the “Love Story” template! It would be a perfect way to combine our engagement pictures and wedding pictures (married 09.10.11) into one beautiful book.

  • Vanessa L.

    I think I like the classic black the best!

  • Liberty

    Oh – I can’t decide between Happiness Is and Travel Snapshots. So many pretties. =D

  • Isabel

    I love Shutterfly’s photo books! I made one for my wedding photos and it turned out beautifully. My favorite template depends on the application… but in general, I tend to go for really simple templates like Simply White or Modern Black!

  • Adriana

    I’m not getting married any time soon, but Oh Baby Girl gives a wedding books such a cute feel.

  • Melissa Aellos

    I love the Mid-Century Modern feel of the Custom Path > Birthday > Birthday Blowout photo book template!

  • Betty

    I like the Modern Black design in the Simple Path template.

  • Melissa

    Love the Harvest Hues style for when our little one is born in June!

  • Cindy Guzman

    I love Happiness Is! So beautiful. :)

  • Lora Wikle

    I like the Bon VOyage because I have a card full of cruise pics I need to get printed. =)
    Ordinally, I would like the simplicity of the Modern Black.

  • MIchelle

    I love the Favorite Recipes one I would really love to make one, I hope I can win.

  • Wehaf

    The Bon Voyage design is understated and lovely, and perfect for the travel book I need to put together!

  • 5 orange potatoes

    Simply white is my favorite! What a fantastic giveaway!

  • 5 orange potatoes

    Simply White is my favorite. What a great giveaway, thanks!

  • 5 orange potatoes

    Simply White is my favorite. What a great giveaway, thanks!

  • Aimee La Rue

    “Hit the Road” really captures that road trip feeling.

  • Jeannie Bass

    My choice is “Modern Portfolio.” As an amateur photographer, any format that focuses on the photograph – really makes them POP – gets my vote!

  • MS Laura

    I really like the simplicity of Rock On. I think it makes the photos look fantastic!

  • MS Laura

    I like Rock On the best. It makes the photos really stand out.

  • Jessica

    I’m intrigued by the neutral natural template – nice and classic!

  • Brandi Eskesen

    I love the portfolio template. Love Shutterfly!

  • Eva Scott

    I love the Words of Faith book!!!

  • Nancy M.

    Modern Portfolio would be perfect for my wedding photos!

  • Panhia Yang

    I am loving the “Happiness Is..” template. Simple — yet has a ton of possibilities. Cripes, I’ve gotta start taking some pictures!

  • Carah Kristel

    I like “Modern Portfolio” the best.

  • Octavia

    I have always liked the look of Modern Portfolio and Modern Black. Thanks for the offer!

  • candleashes

    I like Natural Neutrals. Simple and fun with just enough color.

  • Vienna Vogelezang

    I like the Bon Voyage template. Perfect for my pics from India!

  • Jane

    I love the Versatile Classics style, for all my random pictures!

  • Megan

    Rock On is my favorite!

  • Andrew

    I like the Winter Wonderland template.

  • cthulhulovesme

    I’d rock the Simply White. It’s just so… clean.

  • Dorothea

    I’m lovin’ Shutterfly’s “Winter Wonderland” photo book template!

  • Debbi

    I love the Modern Black template. I’d do it myself if it didn’t suck so much ink from my printer!

  • Crystal

    They are all nice! I like Summer Splash

  • quinn

    “Hit the Road”!

  • Suzanne

    I like Modern Black and Simply White: they let the photos speak for themselves.

  • Wilma Nenninger

    love the “hit the road” travel book

  • kathyS

    Modern Black, love the flow

  • Cinda

    It’s really hard to choose but I do love the custom path in versatile classics.

  • Gail

    I Like Guestbook, with its bright colors. It would be so sweet for photos of my little son!

  • Roxanne beinart

    I like the simple path!

  • Becky

    I love the look of the Modern Black photo album. The pictures on black really pop.

  • Jen

    Love the Modern Portfolio

  • Kelly Beckman-Crabtree

    I really like the Rock On template!

  • Emma

    I like the basic black. You can’t go wrong with black!

  • Candace Henderson

    I love the top ten and the year of us books! I usually do a picture book of significant years and this makes it much easier and much cooler than the ones I have! GREAT STUFF!

  • Emily

    I would use ‘Hit the Road’ for sure!

  • KT Cowden

    I love the Bon Voyage template!

  • Nogeeshik

    Natural Neutrals!

  • ~Heather

    The ‘Modern Black’ looks mighty good (as does that delicious camera)!

  • Kelly

    I like the Versatile Classics- doesn’t distract from your (hopefully) awesome photography skills.

  • Shannon Kennedy

    Coming into the holiday season and since it snowed here in chilly MN yesterday, I’m very drawn to the Winter Wonderland template. Thank you for the opportunity!

  • Evin Cooper

    boyhood! suits my boy perfectly :)

  • Jeneen

    I like the new custom path a lot! My favorite right now is “Happiness Is” but I think I may have to use the “Favorite Recipes” and get started on that project!

  • M. Bridges

    I am loving the “Happiness Is” template. I love the color palette and the dandelion is so sweet. Perfect!

  • Mary C

    I really like the Modern Black. Nice and simple!

  • Angie S.

    I almost always use the Modern Black Theme. It really makes my photos pop!

  • Bubba Harmon

    We always seem to be on the road so of course I would choose “Hit the Road”

  • Annie Hutchins

    I like the Everyday book. I like the simple style. I have used Shutterfly in the past and it is simple to use and the results are beautiful

  • Lynn

    I really like the Simple Path, but I think it all depends on the pictures. I would love to make a book from our photos of our Route 66 trip!

  • Lauren

    I love the Modern Black and the Modern Portfolio templates – clean and classic!

  • Ashley Chasse

    I really like Modern Portfolio. Showcasing photos on a black background is such a classic, clean look. Very nice.

  • theresa tarkington

    Love the new custom path option–we have ordered quite a few books from Shutterfly , using their own create option and heve been very pleased.Can’t wait to try it out! The quality of the work is exceptional !

  • Betty McMillan

    The Photo as Background photo book would be a lovely way to display images. I stumbled across this and never realized you could do this! What a beautiful idea — my photos are only in a picture box now. Would love to win a camera and incorporate my journeys into a book!

  • Megan

    I love amusement park, this would make a great format for family photos.

  • Lauren P

    As a cat lover, I like Pet Project.

  • Abba

    I love the Planes and Trains template under Travel- it’s so cute for a kid’s first trip!

  • Carly Finseth

    There are so many choices, but I think if I had to choose just one I’d pick “Hit the Road.” So cute for road trips!

  • Carly Finseth

    There are so many cute ones, but I think I like “Hit the Road” best. So great for documenting road trips!

  • Jennifer Berg

    I am loving the new customizable layouts, I sent a book last year to my mother in law and it was a huge hit. This year I plan on doing even more. I love these things. If I had to pick a template I would use “Hit the Road”. We have so many vacation pics!

  • Cathy Rochel

    I would love to use the “Vintage Travel” book templates. I love to make books about the trips I go on and that template would make a great travel book!

  • Carmen

    I like the Versatile Classics book (black)

  • Amanda Hurst

    I love the modern “simply white” template.

  • Liz

    I love the “Happiness Is” book template! so simple and sweet :)

  • Katie K

    I love the ABC’s template! It would be super-cool to make a personalized abc book of/for my newborn. WANT! :)
    Thanks for the giveaway, Shutterfly!

  • sarah keil

    i’m a fan of the “Vintage Travel” template. shutterfly is great!

  • ansleybleu

    Yeah, Harvest Hues is really nice.

  • tess

    bon voyage, but all are great

  • Jane T

    I like so many of the photo books, but Happiness is the one I would chose.

  • Beth

    I like the Vintage Travel Template. I am going on my first trip out of the country.

  • Roxanne

    I like the soft yet bright blue and yellow pallet used in the Modern Floral Wedding style (it will be a wonderful way to showcase pictures of my spring wedding)!

  • Christine

    I think that the harvest hues is the best choice for a book that doesn’t yet have an obvious theme. Although, I will say that I’m a sucker for the baby girl one too.

  • EllenQ

    Modern Floral Wedding would be great for all sorts of things, not just weddings.

  • Shelly M

    I like the simplicity of the Modern Portfolio template.

  • Amy

    I love the Modern Black. Sleek & simple! It’d be perfect for a book for my super-modern boyfriend!

  • Eve epstein

    I love the top 10

  • lizabeth p

    i love the modern portfolio. what a great giveaway!

  • Darlene

    I love the custom option. Would love to do a book featuring my handcrafted items.
    Thanks for organizing this great giveaway.

  • Robin

    I liked Confetti (for a summer theme) and Confetti Splash (for my girls, esp. birthday parties).

  • Kristi Ritter

    I love the Modern Black!

  • Samantha

    I love many of the new styles, and have used a few diff ones depending on my mood and the subject matter, but you can’t go wrong with modern black!

  • Bambi

    I love Year of Firsts. So sweet and simple. I could see this making an amazing book for our unborn child. Not to mention our need for a new camera since ours got stolen in a break in.

  • nicole w

    I really like My Recipes — we just have a binder, and it’d be nice to put it all together in a nice looking book.

  • Jo Centgraf

    I love ‘Modern Wedding’ we just got married, and I’d love to make some photo books as gifts. I love using Shutterfly, they make making photo books so easy!

  • Stephanie

    I really like the layout for the custom path/versatile classic style. A clean look and has a modern approach.

  • dana archip

    I am a fan of the simple path! I just love the simplicity!

  • Luz B.

    Ooh! This is a lovely giveaway! I love the simplicity of the modern portfolio.

  • Jess

    The confetti splash template is so colorful and cheerful. I love it!!

  • GM

    I like modern black the best.

  • Amy Beam

    I like “the year of firsts” it seems like a perfect template for a gift for grandparents from my one year old.

  • Brenna

    I love having control of what goes in my photo books, so the custom path is great! From what I saw, all of the templates look great, but I tend to like warmer hues, like the Harvest Hues.

  • Silvia

    I love the Happiness is!

  • Allyson Evers

    I LOVE the Custom Path format 8 x 8! I am going to use the idea of recipies… what a great idea for family members to put together and print out multiple copies!

  • Martha

    I love the Pet Project but also the Seasonal design.

  • Katy Rush

    I like the Distinguished Textures photo book template from Shutterfly.

  • Megan

    My Recipes jumped out at me because I’ve been wanting to make a recipe book to collect the favorites that my parents and siblings make for special occasions.

  • Melissa Carlson

    Modern Portfolio for sure. Simple!

  • Betsy

    I really like the Modern Black. I think a sleek black background allows the photos to really shine.

  • katie

    I give the photo books to the grandparents on all the big holidays, but my favorite book right now is the recipes! I want to turn my dad’s PDF’s into a book, he’d love it.

  • Melissa

    I love the words of faith style!

  • Laura S

    Happiness is…makes me want to spend a lazy morning with loved ones and then make a photo book to remember how much fun the simple things in life are!

  • Marsha

    Modern Portfolio!

  • jeni

    The Custom Path is the best! You can do so many things with it and it won’t just look like a template.

  • Elis

    I like modern black.

  • kb

    The modern portfolio has some really nice, neutral colors to use as a backdrop.

  • Emily A.

    I am loving the new custom template! Very cool. My husband and I got married in February and we still haven’t had our wedding photos printed. We’re totally being slackers. I cant wait to finally print them using the custom template to print for all of the family members that were at the wedding.

  • Sylvia Flores

    Loving the modern black. So many options!

  • Heidi Lynn Grether Corcoran

    Love the Year of Us template. We had a baby this year and it would be great to be able to create a book with memories from the entire past year.

  • michele

    I like the custom or harvest hues. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  • Mary Taylor

    I love them all but Modern Black template is my favorite. Awesome contest.

  • Tammy

    I love the custom path option for the photobook. Its great that now you can use a photo for the background. Also you can move and adjust pictures how you want them and add text anywhere.

  • Tammy

    I like the Noel template. There are cute back grounds and embellishments. I love the custom path option for the photobook. Its great that now you can use a photo for the background. Also you can move and adjust pictures how you want them and add text anywhere.

  • ewild

    I liked Confetti Splash. It’s nice and colorful. Summer Splash comes in a close second, though.

  • Paula

    I like the Modern Portfolio. Great giveaway!

  • Muireann

    I love the Travel Snapshots template. Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Sara

    I like the modern black style because it really makes the pictures pop!

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  • Mary

    Love the winter wonderland template. Maybe I just want it to snow!

  • katie

    I love modern black for our wedding photos. I also really like confetti splash though, the bright colors are perfect for pictures of my two little girls!!

  • maggie

    I love how classic the modern black template is!

  • Melissia Bonanno

    I really like the “Year of Us” template – what a great way to turn all of those everyday shots into a fun, cohesive look back at the details of your life.

  • Sabrina Smith

    I love the Winter Wonderland template!
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  • Ali

    I love the Modern Portfolio–right up my family’s style!

  • Sydney

    Modern Portfolio is my favorite. I prefer the clean, simple templates.

  • Julie

    Simple Path, Natural Neutrals is my choice. I love how easy it seems and like the “cleaness” of the style.

  • Shannon

    I have made many books on Shutterfly and my favorite template is Amusement Park! Thanks for the giveaway.

  • isabel chavez

    the modern protfolio is my favorte, i can always uses black and white pictures to create a vintage look.

  • Lauren

    I like the Simple White template.

  • Heather

    I like the baby boy, but I love the custom path feature. I’m a graphic designer and I love the ability to change everything on the page to make it look just the way I want it. I’ve ordered several books already and plan on making many more!

  • Nancy

    I love all the great & personalized ideas=meaningful gifts!

  • Gretchen

    Since I’ve been meaning to order my wedding photo book from Shutterfly, I love the custom wedding black and white themed photo book!

  • Anna Driver-Bishop

    I adore Modern Wedding using custom path! Perfect for my upcoming May wedding!
    Thanks so much, Anna, mattandanna at live dot

  • Melinda Richardson

    I’m new to this photography hobby, I never realized there were so many different things to do with photos. I like the Shutterfly site, can’t remember ever seeing it before. I like the beach theme, we spend a week in Gulf Shores each year, this would be a great thing to do with my pictures!!

  • Caley C

    I love the Happiness Is template; it has such a great combination of modern style and whimsy.

  • Vanessa

    I think the Modern Portfolio is the best one by far. t has such versatility and allows you to focus on the quality and content of the shot and less on the arrangement. Very nice!

  • Elizabeth

    I love Happiness Is… and Bon Voyage. I’d probably make an album of travel photos and those would really allow the pictures to stand out.

  • charlotte L

    I like the custom photobooks…I have a touch choice between winter wonderland and the Modern Wedding. I like them both….if I have to decide on one.. it would be Winter wonderland.

  • Tricia

    Harvest Hues is my favorite template, but I’d probably use the “custom path” to make my own photo book.

  • Reni

    Rock On is my favorite – the semigloss black pages really allow the photos to be in the spotlight.

  • ErickaJo

    Harvest Hues is lovely. I was married in the fall, and over four years later I’ve yet to do anything with the pictures. Thank you!

  • Kim C.

    I like the Favorite Recipes with custom path. I love the embellishments, especially the bird.

  • Anna Flinchbaugh

    I love the zig zags in the Confetti Splash template. It would make such a fun family book for a wee one!

  • Jennifer jones

    I think my favorite is the modern portfolio… I just made a photo album of our family’s trip to Disney world and I used this one! I loved the features of the new custom photo path.

  • Susan Wagner

    I love the Modern Black!
    It would look great with
    ” Photos as the background ” used in a book !

  • Judy Mabardy

    I like the Custom Path picture book. If you love being creative this layout and your options are perfect!

  • Elizabeth Laposata

    I like the Modern Black template the best. It is so simple, sleek and classy it would make any photo look professional.

  • Neelima

    I like the Harvest hues most. Love the fall colors in it. I already have some photobooks from shutterfly with Modern black as my next fav.

  • Marianna

    I like the modern black because the pictures pop, but i also love using the pictures as the background in the custom path.

  • Cathleen Bronsky

    I like the Custom, Winter Wonderland! Perfect to put together with a cup of hot chocolate!

  • Deb Mantooth

    I absolutley love the custom option :) Thanks for the chance to win the awesome prize :)

  • Steph

    My favourite is ‘Bon Voyage’ :)

  • Sara Carbaugh

    I really like the simplicity of the Simple Path books but I would love to play around with the custom options as well!

  • BearyAnn

    I like the “Modern Black” style. I was intrigued though that of the samples on that page, it was the only one without black backgrounds, yet called ‘modern black’.

  • George Liem

    modern black

  • Mariessa

    I love the modern black! I’d really love to take some new photos and see how they look in this layout as a book.
    Also it would be nice to have a camera that is better quality than the camera on my phone.
    Thanks for having the giveaway!

  • nycdesigner

    I always use the custom templates because as a designer I can have complete control of the layout. I make high-res JPEGs in Photoshop using Shutterfly’s downloadable guides. The quality is outstanding; especially the leather-bound hardcovers.

  • Marti

    I like the Custom Path so you can choose the pages you want to match the theme and style of your photos.

  • Joan Gross

    I love the styles for every occasion…very classy!!

  • Kelli Carolan

    I love “Rock On”…I could make a really great portfolio for my husband’s business with that layout!

  • giovanna carrola

    i love the modern portfolio layout! black is my favorite color!

  • Maddie Carrola

    I love the idea of the Custom Path. Because it allows you to choose the arrangement of the photos, and has many options, Custom Path allows you to make your album uniqe. It gives you the chance to make yours different that everyone elses and makes it your own.

  • rebecca

    i love Happy Hauntings! so cute!

  • diana

    i like planes trains!

  • Bridget Ordich

    The rock on layout would make a wonderful graduation present for my son – the drummer!

  • Mary Goldthwaite-Gagne

    My favorite is the clean look of the Modern Portfolio!

  • Michelle Weikert

    I love the Modern Portfolio via the custom path. I like to bring attention to the photos, rather than the backgrounds when I am making photobooks. Shutterfly is the best share site out there!

  • Wendy

    I love the Top 10 Photos template. That’s probably the one I’d use if I won!

  • Brandi M

    I love the Favorite Recipe template! Just sent 5 books out to grandparents… best (and easiest) present this year!

  • Lara

    Simply White. I am not a fan of the stickers and canned phrases. We like to write our own captions and often adapt the colors in the template to suit our tastes.

  • Charlotte Loftus

    I’m definitely in a winter mood waiting for snow to finally appear, so my favorite is Winter Wonderland. I love the bare trees and snowflakes. Makes me wanna stay home and sip cocoa.

  • Kimberly Smith

    I just made 2 custom path photo books using the versatile classics theme.

  • Kandapa E

    Confetti Splash is my favorite!

  • Tracey

    I love the simple path with the noel style/template! I’m all about winter love right now! I’m in!

  • Shawna M

    I really like Rock On in the Custom palette. It is so sleek looking!

  • Anna

    I love the simple, clean look of Modern Portfolio, I would totally make an awesome photo book with it!

  • Kathleen M.

    Style I like the best = Travel – Hit the Road

  • Michele Lang

    Summer Splash has way cute Autumnal patterned pages-love.

  • Kelsey

    I like Modern Portfolio best for a general photobook, although Favorite Recipes is a cute idea too.

  • Toni

    I really like the Modern Portfolio. Understated, but elegant. Nice.

  • Dorothy

    I like the Simple Path option, 8×8 size. I get overwhelmed with too many choices, so this would make ordering books so much easier. I like the smaller size of the 8×8, too, easy to handle, easy to store or ship. Thank you for hosting this give-away!

  • J. Riggs

    Modern Black!
    Although I saw several others I’d like to play with!

  • Dawn

    The vintage template is awesome! I love anything vintage and to see them all in one book that I can put corresponding photos in is amazing!

  • HerArtSheLoves

    Classy and classic, “Family Memories” template, works for all manner of photos.

  • Jennie

    I like the custom path Noel the best.

  • Carly

    Modern Portfolio!

  • Elizabeth

    Hard to choose between the “Happiness Is” and the “Words of Faith” templates. I’ve made Shutterfly books before, and Custom Path is truly an awesome new feature. I’m so glad they added it!

  • Penny

    I usually use Simple Path and Confetti Splash or Harvest Hues. I love putting together photo books for the family, but especially my in-laws. Since the can’t get out as much, it is really nice to have a book that they can share at the retirement village. Makes it special. I also sent one to my granddaughter as a keepsake from her summer with us. It was a great “back to school, show and tell” item. I love Shutterfly!

  • Valerie

    I love the Pet Project…so many photos of my dogs that can be used!

  • Becky

    I like Simply White. It’s versatile for all occasions and is simple. And white.

  • Melissa

    I really like Modern Portfolio!

  • Maureen

    I love the “Happiness is” template!

  • Meghan Thimjon

    So hard to choose! Like the oh so mod gut then the recipe one is darling!
    Happy New Year!

  • Yan

    I like the custom path because I am free to do what I want creatively on each page. I love using the bright color pages!

  • Dana

    I LOVE the custom path as there’s flexibility in how to arrange the pictures. I’m a hands-on scrapbooker and am thinking about going digital. I’d really like to win this, thank you for sharing! Dana

  • Yvette

    I like the clean templates the best…I think Modern Portfolio is my favorite!

  • Catlyn L

    I really like the Planes Trains style! So cute and perfect for vacation books : )

  • Colleen McCaffrey

    I love the wine and chocolate theme.