Leather Craftsmen Albums

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It’s Monday morning and I’m still sick. Oh, I didn’t mention I was sick? Well, I AM. Very. And I’ve been taking almost every natural remedy known to mankind and if another person tells me to gargle with garlic cloves and apple vinegar–so help me lord–I will cough on him. Clovey breath and all. I actually resorted to swallowing green cough medicine. Should I repeat that last part?! GREEN.

In more exciting news, I received a pretty hefty delivery of Leather Craftsmen albums…woohoo! It’s not unusual for me to have phone conversations with prospective clients who aren’t local and in light of an upcoming conversation (Hi Giselle!), I decided to update my online photos. Like always, I love when my clients receive their albums, as there’s nothing better than an album as their first heirloom. I’ve been using Leather Craftsmen since the inception of my business and I can’t thank them enough for always taking such great care of my clients.

It just so happens that all the albums ordered were black, but I also happen to think it’s classic…here are 8×10, 12×12, and 11×14 wedding albums…

A sample spread from Michele and Emin’s 8×10 wedding album…

The 11×14 and the 12×12 albums are basically the same, but some clients like the vertical style, and others prefer the square…

Here are a couple 12×12 sample spreads from Amy and Will’s wedding album…

Many thanks to Amy at Albumesque for doing such a great job with the designs…

Here is Monique and Mike’s 8×8 Guest Sign In album…to see more Engagement and Guest Sign In albums, I also blogged about it HERE.

I’m so, so excited for the following little album…it’s actually a 5×5 mini album! It’s uber cute! I custom ordered it from Leather Craftsmen because Erica wanted an extra small album. Her fiance travels a bit, and she wanted to make sure he could just tuck the album anywhere and easily jet. I love the way it came out!

Here you can see the size difference between the 8×8 engagement album, and the 5×5 boudoir album…and, of course, the boxes. I just love the boxes with my logo embossed on the side…it’s the small things that count…

And, like always, if you’re new to Leather Craftsmen, you can receive a 50% Discount for your first print&bind sample album if you use the Jasmine50StudioSample. Also, if you’re a new client, you can also receive a 15% Discount for your first print&bind client album if you use Jasmine15Discount. For further questions, you can always contact my good friend Ira Gershoff…he’s amazing at walking you through the album process! ira@leathercraftsmen.com

Happy Monday!

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  1. Yulian

    June 21st, 2010 at 5:05 pm

    Love the albums and your logo on the box!!

  2. Natalie

    June 21st, 2010 at 5:08 pm

    I hope you feel better! There’s nothing worse than being sick in the summertime.
    The albums are gorgeous!
    Also wanted to say I’ve been reading through a lot of your old posts and they’re incredibly helpful…thank you for sharing your secrets with all of us! I think it’s a great example of how far a little (um okay, a LOT obviously) of hard work can take a girl in such a short time!

  3. Krysta

    June 21st, 2010 at 5:08 pm

    I love them! So cool! The mini one is adorable!!

  4. Eric

    June 21st, 2010 at 5:11 pm

    Jasmine, do those boxes with your logo on them come from Leather Craftsmen or do you get them separately? If you do get them some where else, where do you get them?

  5. Michelle Guzman

    June 21st, 2010 at 5:14 pm

    I love the look of Leather Craftsman and the clean design of the layout. It’s so timeless!

  6. Mel

    June 21st, 2010 at 5:16 pm

    Feel Better Soon! Great Post! Have you always outsourced design of the albums?

  7. Jasmine*

    June 21st, 2010 at 5:26 pm

    @Eric: Leather Craftsmen places my logo on the box for me! 🙂 @Mel: Yes, I’ve always outsourced my album design to Albumesque from the beginning…I love Amy! 🙂

  8. Lindsay Kay

    June 21st, 2010 at 5:35 pm

    Jasmine. You rock my world!

  9. Lydia

    June 21st, 2010 at 6:03 pm

    Gorgeous albums! I’ll be ordering a bunch later this month and can’t wait!

  10. Tacey

    June 21st, 2010 at 6:25 pm

    Just feel better Jaz…Just feel better…Love to you.

  11. Natalie Brooke

    June 21st, 2010 at 6:53 pm

    those are so elegant!

  12. Alicia Candelora

    June 21st, 2010 at 6:55 pm

    Totally in love with Leather Crafstman…but SO MANY OPTIONS! I wish I could just see and touch them all right in front of my face to decide what to offer. Do you use the standard black pages or the thin white/black? Also the 3500 or 300 hingeless?

  13. kate callahan

    June 21st, 2010 at 7:00 pm

    im excited to try some samples. i usually use a company that has always impressed me … until lately. love the boxes. feel better : )

  14. Christina Lee

    June 21st, 2010 at 7:08 pm

    I love your simple, elegant taste-it shows well in your albums that you create. Some people add a lot of extra stuff as far as graphics and whatnot go, but I like your albums a lot. They are classic, and timeless.

  15. Karen

    June 21st, 2010 at 7:15 pm

    Thanks for the info! I have been looking into new album companies to use! Always helps to have a discount code

  16. Beria Charles

    June 21st, 2010 at 8:21 pm

    They look stunning! Thanks for the discount, it’s gonna be my first "real" album!

  17. Andy Macpherson

    June 21st, 2010 at 10:42 pm

    hope you feel better. Love the albums, thanks for the discount.

  18. Laurie Bracewell

    June 21st, 2010 at 10:51 pm

    I love when you post your albums…they are always so beautiful!

  19. Mary Dunlap

    June 21st, 2010 at 11:17 pm

    Love that these albums are simple, clean and classic!

  20. Chris

    June 22nd, 2010 at 12:18 am

    Love the boxes. I think those alone might be worth the switch over from my current printer. Thanks for sharing.

  21. Linda Sherrill

    June 22nd, 2010 at 1:12 am

    Discounts are great! Love the albums. Feel better soon!

  22. Rachel Fesko

    June 22nd, 2010 at 1:59 am

    Probably one of my favorite posts… I love to see your work, but in an album it’s amazing. I L-O-V-E the layouts!

  23. Amber

    June 22nd, 2010 at 3:35 am

    I’m drooling over these books! They look fabulous! I love your logo on the boxes they come in too. What a great touch!

  24. michela magnani

    June 22nd, 2010 at 9:58 am

    I love them……and I’m absolutely in love with your style…..
    You are my myth….I’ll be following you!!! You rock!!!

  25. Jaimie Dee

    June 22nd, 2010 at 10:43 am

    Wow these are absolutely amazing!!! 🙂 And might I say how fabulous your layout design is??? I love it!!!!

  26. CANADA

    June 22nd, 2010 at 6:33 pm

    I too love the boxes :0)

  27. Truc

    June 23rd, 2010 at 11:31 am

    Love your new albums! Timeless and elegant. And the boxes are beautiful!

  28. Geoff

    June 25th, 2010 at 1:38 am

    Beautiful! Quick question- why don’t you do seamless page spreads?

  29. Serendipity Photography

    June 26th, 2010 at 3:28 am

    Nice! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  30. Girish

    June 28th, 2010 at 11:47 am

    Beautiful albums. And great photographs in them as well.

    Worth for the level of photographs in side 🙂

    Hey by the way Scott Kelby in his Thursday post (if am not wrong) has mentioned his readers to view your work.

  31. jan

    June 29th, 2010 at 8:05 am

    love the boxes!

  32. Hochzeitsfotograf Matthias Richter

    September 16th, 2010 at 7:24 pm

    wow, awesome albums. thanks for sharing!

  33. Katie | Wildflower

    March 25th, 2014 at 5:44 pm

    Gorgeous layout ideas! Love the use of white space. 🙂

  34. Karen

    June 22nd, 2015 at 3:10 am

    Jasmine I’ve been following you on Creative Live and have loved every minute. You may have already addressed this but when do you resize your images for the Album. Just wondering if you do this for your gallery on Pixieset as well since clients can direct order. Thanks so much for your time and knowledge and your willingness to share.