What The Pros Are Saying: Heirloom Portfolio Boxes

What The Pros Are Saying: Heirloom Portfolio Boxes

“These photos, this box… My grandchildren will pull these out of the closet one day and say ‘THAT was my grandma!’ Thank you so much for this, Nichole. This will truly become a real family heirloom.” ~ K

During my childhood, there was this one spot in our dining room china cabinet that was always full of photos. There were literally bags full of floppy 4x6’s. When I was bored or wanting to reminisce, I would go there and search through them, trying to dig up memories that I had already forgotten from my first ten years of this life.  

There was also a box - a box with a really ugly 80s pattern on the top. But inside it was my parent’s wedding album. I had seen the photos inside so many times that I had them memorized, but I always took it out to look at it because it was heavy, padded, and it felt… Expensive. Something about the smell of the aged paper and the thick cover made looking at it feel risky. God forbid something should happen to it while it was in my little hands. I have no idea how much money my parents spent on that album, but I do know that 32 years later, it’s still in pristine condition and I get the same nostalgic feeling every time I bring it out.  

The first time I opened a Design Aglow Folio Box, I was literally giddy because I felt that same flood of excitement. I KNEW that I had found a product that would fit well with my business model for a few reasons:

  • It was perfect for my higher end product line.
  • It was a great alternative to an album for clients who wanted to tuck their photos away but also occasionally display them.
  • It made a statement that screamed “heirloom quality.”

Professional Photography Portfolio Box

Professional Photography Portfolio Box and Slip In Mats

Professional Photography Portfolio Box with Slip In Mats

Professional Photography Portfolio Box with Slip In Mats

When my clients hold this box in their hands for the first time, they always have the same reaction: “Wow. This is REALLY nice.” They don’t realize that they’re looking at something that will be passed down to their children, just like my parents didn’t realize it about their wedding album. The 11x14 box is super luxurious, and anyone opening up this box to see their photos in gorgeous, thick mats will immediately become emotionally attached to it.

Whether you’re servicing brides, new parents, or a woman who’s rediscovering her sensual side, the Design Aglow Folio Box is a product that you can sell to your clients without worry. Rest assured, their memories (and your work) will be preserved for a glorious lifetime.

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Nichole Rea PhotographyWe are submerged in this vision of what a ‘woman’ should be… pretty, put together, in shape, happy, successful. But the truth of the matter is that real life fluctuates and it ain't always sunshine and roses, dollface! Giving a women a break from the stress of everyday life and making her feel confident in herself is the biggest gift I have to give. So this is my dream and my love; to bring a woman’s personality and confidence in herself to life through an uplifting, fun experience. I invite you to come along on this amazingly fulfilling part of my life's journey. See more of my work here.




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