Trevor & Randy’s Photo Book w/ MyPublisher + Giveaway

Trevor and Randy_ Year One _My Publisher Coffee Table Book
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I was so excited to partner with MyPublisher to make a photo book of our boys because commemorating Trevor and Randy’s first year with us was an absolute MUST! In this era of on-hand cameras, we’ve been able to capture so many precious moments in time with our boys that we didn’t really get with our other pets, and I just adore being able to look back through and smile as we relive those moments. Instead of endlessly scrolling through our phones, now we have a beautiful photo book right on our coffee table to look through and remember just how teeny tiny and ridiculously CUTE our big boys were.

From iPhone snapshots of the puppies with their mama sent to us from our breeder just a week after they were born, to our own iPhone pics as well as more professional photos using my Nikon DSLR of them growing every day, we have hundreds, if not thousands of photos to choose from, and no matter the format or quality, I included all my favorites, and the photo book turned out GORGEOUS!

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MyPublisher makes it REALLY simple to create a quality, premium and professional-looking book right at your desk in just a few hours. I downloaded the free, and super easy-to-use software with add-on options and photo book accessories, opened it up, dragged the photo albums I wanted to include and then followed the steps to making each page unique. I added text to some pages but most were just photos, and if you organize your photos first by number you can choose to let the program auto populate the pages for you {which I actually did} and then I went through and customized each from there. It felt a little easier than building each page on my own from nothing, but either option is available.

If you notice the photo above, which is a screencap of my final book in the program, it looks identical to the one I received in the mail just days later.

There are four different size books you can choose from, and plenty of color options and expert design layouts, which make it really easy to decide how you want your book to look. I chose the Classic Premium Matte, classic Super Gloss, premium End Sheets in Blue Marble and the “Lay Flat” option, which is an extra $25 but so worth it so the pages lay nicely and you don’t lose any of the photo in the center crease. It’s not necessary, but it’s such a nice add-on.

There are also different display options like linen covers, leather covers, book jackets, photo windows, presentation boxes, slipcases and so many more to meet all of your personal style preferences. I wanted mine pretty simple, and I have to be honest that I chose my cover photo in blue hues to match my living room, where my book will be sitting on our coffee table forevermore.

A peek inside Trevor and Randy’s first year with us…

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When we first met our boys! Look how tiny they are!!!

{which, in retrospect, is text I should have included in the book!}

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That’s their mama and their littermates… I wanted to take all of them home!

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They chose us… and each other!

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Note all the different layouts per page…

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Now the exciting part FOR YOU!

My Publisher is offering 25% off a photo book order over $50 and 50% off a photo book order over $100!

And There’s More… A GIVEAWAY!!!

Enter below for a chance to win $250 gift code to MyPublisher to make your own photo book!
* Good from April 13 through April 20, 2015
* Giveaway winner will be randomly selected.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

reading to my dogs

Good Luck Lovecats!

* This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of MyPublisher.


LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, recipes & home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life, her journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life with her adorable French Bulldog brothers, Trevor and Randy.


  • Angela Wiebe

    April 13, 2015 |

    Oh goodness I have been searching for a way to turn my photos into books! This is awesome!

  • Liz

    April 13, 2015 |

    My new years resolution was to do something with my build up of digital photos. I’m slowly working my way through the years and would LOVE a little help turning these collections into a forever memento.

  • Heather

    April 13, 2015 |

    My daughter’s first year of life or our wedding photos! It’s a tough choice!

  • Alina

    April 13, 2015 |

    MyPublisher site is filled with such lovely ideas. I’d love to recreate memories of this past year’s family vacations/events if I were to win this. Such a great idea.

  • Sean

    April 13, 2015 |

    Oh, this would be amazing to win! We got married a couple of years ago and never had a book published with out photos. This is exactly what we need. I love the leather bound ones. GORGEOUS books indeed!

  • Dorei

    April 13, 2015 |

    I’d make a photobook for my daughter’s wedding =)

  • Danny

    April 13, 2015 |

    My wife loves making photobooks & would probably make one for our Wedding or trip to Yellowstone.

  • Elizabeth Williams

    April 13, 2015 |

    I’d love to make a book of our first year in our new home.

  • Lisa

    April 13, 2015 |

    I would love to make a photo book of my dog!

  • Sydney - wttwcreate

    April 13, 2015 |

    i would use it to document the trip i took to europe this summer!

  • Paula

    April 13, 2015 |

    OMG – this is TOO COOL. You could also make calendars and give them out for Christmas – I know I would love to look at those cuties everyday 😀

    ♥ Paula Shoe Fiend.

  • Luna S

    April 13, 2015 |

    I would get a book made for each one of my kids with pictures of their progress.

  • keely

    April 13, 2015 |

    i wanna squeeze them <3

  • Michelle S.

    April 13, 2015 |

    id love to win

  • sarah hirsch

    April 14, 2015 |

    id love to make a book of our summer vacation this year

  • latanya t

    April 14, 2015 |

    I would add family photos of holidays and vacations.

  • Julie

    April 14, 2015 |

    I would love to have a photo book from my summer.

  • Jasmine

    April 14, 2015 |

    I’d love to make a photo book of the transformation I underwent during the four years of high school!

  • Kristen

    April 14, 2015 |

    I’d like to do a book about all of our travels.

  • Paula Michele Hafner

    April 15, 2015 |

    My daughter was married in November. I would love to turn that into a photobook for her.

  • Michele P

    April 15, 2015 |

    I’d make a book for my weddding!

  • Nikki

    April 17, 2015 |

    I would love to do a book for my parents of older photos. Thanks!

  • Aaron

    April 18, 2015 |

    I would share it with my sister-in-law and let her do whatever she wants.

  • noering

    April 18, 2015 |


  • Jennifer W

    April 18, 2015 |

    We recently moved across the country and on the way visited lots of family with our two-year-old, including great-grandparents on both sides! I’d love to make a book of him with these relatives who may not all be around when he’s older or we may not see again soon so he can have it to remember everyone by.

  • Carolyn Daley

    April 18, 2015 |

    I would love to turn my vacation to Vail, Colorado into a book.

  • Monique Rizzo

    April 19, 2015 |

    I would do a photobook of our upcoming Disneyland trip.

  • JoDi

    April 19, 2015 |

    I love MyPublisher! I give gift certificates for their photo books as gifts and people love them!

  • Emily

    April 19, 2015 |

    We recently moved to Nova Scotia, from the U.S. and I would love to have a book of our road trip adventures! What a great idea, I may end up doing this even if I don’t win.

  • Leah

    April 19, 2015 |

    I’d really like to make a photo book of our wedding. It was just something I was never able to do. Thanks!

  • Vikki Billings

    April 19, 2015 |

    I would put a book together with the photos I have taken of family for the last year or so, it would make a great gift for my mom.

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