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Photographers: Let’s Create Your Very Own Custom Packaging


So many photographers have been asking for it…..and today, we are happy to announce the Design Aglow Paper Shop is now offering beautiful, affordable, custom embossing for our entire modular line of eco luxe photo boxes, bags, and presentation envelopes!

That’s right, friends. We are up and running and even offering you a sweet deal to get started today. For the next 7 days, you can create a free custom studio die ($50 value) with your first embossing purchase of $50 or more. Your custom die will allow us to customize all of your packaging in the future, with your very own studio name or logo.

Have questions? Learn what embossing is, how it’s different from letterpress, and how you can get all your packaging embossed for one low price in our Embossing FAQ Guide.

Ready to create your free studio logo die ($50 value) for free? It’s easy (and fast too)!

1. Add the Embossing Starter Package to your cart

2. Add any products (bags, boxes, folders) you would like embossed to your cart. The Embossing Starter Package includes unlimited embossing for your first order, so add to your heart’s content! You can also add non-embossable products like tissue and ribbon.

3. Apply code “EMBOSS” during checkout. This code will discount your order by $50, making the creation of your die absolutely FREE!
(note: the code will only work if you have the Embossing Starter Package in your cart)

Ready? Click here to get started and create your own custom luxe packaging today!

CATEGORIES: Paper Shop, What's New & What's Hot

modern minimalist™ for animoto launches today


Inspired by our most popular Modern Minimalist™ Collection, Animoto’s newest style showcases your images in a beautiful slideshow while coordinating perfectly with your brand.

Animoto is an online and mobile video creation service for photographers that makes it easy (and fun!) to create and share extraordinary videos using your own  images, text, and even video… the options for included music are absolutely phenomenal!

Simply upload your images, and video if you desire, and add text and music and click the “Produce Video” button. Animoto’s cinematic technology then creates a beautifully orchestrated production within minutes. Share with clients, friends, and the world….it’s stunning marketing for your studio in a snap!

Click here to see the potential and start turning your own photos into rich videos powered by Design Aglow + Animoto. We think you will fall in love~

CATEGORIES: Design Templates, What's New & What's Hot

color pop accessories are here!

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Presentation is everything! You know that joyful look on your clients’ faces when you present them with their finished products? Take your packaging to the next level with stylish details in bright pops of color. Introducing our new line of Color Pop Packaging Accessories, featuring hip and lively gift tags, bookmarks and stickers – all totally customizable. These happy little treasures are the perfect complement to your brand… and your Design Aglow Paper Shop bags and boxes!

Make your packages shine by personalizing accessories for each client, or keep a stash of stickers on hand. Either way, the Color Pop design will enhance your colorful personality and delightful studio reputation. To tie it all together, check out The Design Aglow Paper Shop for all your packaging needs.

You can even upsell, or offer as an order incentive, these fun products to your clients as stickers, tags and bookmarks for unique gifts to family and friends. Or repurpose the templates for no-cost web, blog & social media promotions! Click here to get started today!

CATEGORIES: Design Templates, Paper Shop, What's New & What's Hot

the senior style album is here!

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Double the value of your next senior portrait session with the compliment of a full color, 30 page 10×10 album. Designed with presentation as well as functionality in mind, the album is equipped to be easily customizable to suit any company’s specifications, and bundled actions help insert your images in minutes.

Our modern layout is designed to display senior portraits, but would work well with a multitude of sessions. Try it out with your next baby or family portrait session and see what a positive reaction you get.

Your clients will rave about the stylish presentation of their senior portrait session, and cherish it for years to come.

Click here to get yours today!

Special thanks to Stephanie Neal Photography, Hatch Photography, Kristie Bradley Photography and Hint of Whimsy for the lovely images in our sample.

CATEGORIES: Design Templates, What's New & What's Hot

Sell more with our hand-drawn Inspire Guide!

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Say goodbye to dinky 5×7 gift portraits and hello to big, gorgeous wall galleries!

Too often the price tag of proper printing and framing overshadows the artistic potential of telling the whole story… until now. Allow our elegantly hand drawn Inspire Guide: Show & Sell Wall Galleries to transform your client’s home into an art gallery of memories. Because, as you already know, one photo never tells the complete story.

Get ready to add interior design to your studio’s offerings! This is a complete collection of our best selling gallery layouts, now all in one stunning presentation — each layout more exciting than the last. The best part? All images are hand drawn in house for a captivating presentation you will find nowhere else.

Imagine the potential:
• This guide pays for itself, over and over, every single time you use it
• Visually demonstrate the appeal of wall displays
• Offer your clients a variety options for every room in the house, with 50 professionally designed room layouts
• Completely customize the sales experience by including client images in our simple-to-use templates for an irresistible presentation (and multiplied sales!)
• All galleries use standard American frame sizing, many of which are available in The Design Aglow Frame Shop, designed to increase your sales another 30-50% instantly!

Our template features a brandable cover and welcome page, fully customizable to include your studio information, pricing, logo and more. Each of the 50 rooms in the Inspire Guide collection includes a stylish name for reference, offering that extra bit of authenticity to your product options. Click here to start selling beautiful wall galleries at every order session!

CATEGORIES: Frame Shop, Selling, What's New & What's Hot

save time & money, beautifully (details below!)

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A personal assistant who knows you and your schedule implicitly, helping your life and business run together cohesively. Someone to help with every aspect of studio workflow, from keeping track of client lists to organizing your entire production system; someone who is wonderfully quiet, 150% organized, and even pretty to look at. Oh! And inexpensive to keep around. Sounds too good to be true, right?

Good news: we happen to be in the business of turning dreams into realities. Meet your new personal assistant in the form of Design Aglow’s bestselling Studio Workflow Assistant template, now newly redesigned and updated in our signature Modern Minimalist style. The Workflow Assistant comes with a 24×30 studio template to print as a framed print, whiteboard  or metal print, as well as workflow systems and checklists, client correspondence emails, and even a desktop organizer for your computer… all professionally designed and ready to use today! The best part? It’s completely customizable (and we mean completely) to meet the specific needs of your studio and brand. We believe in our Studio Workflow Assistant so much, we even use it in the day-to-day business here at Design Aglow!

Ready to save time and money, beautifully? We thought so~

Editor’s Note: The Studio Workflow Assistant can’t pour lattes. Yet.

CATEGORIES: What's New & What's Hot
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