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Let us make a photo book for you

Our designers will curate your photos and design a beautiful photo book just for you.

Make My Book

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Free to get started

$9.99 service fee only if you order your finished book

Our hours of operation are:
Mon - Fri: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM PT
Saturday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM PT
Sunday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM PT
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Made just for you

Our designers will curate your photos and design a photo book for you.

Make My Book
I took so many pictures on my family's summer vacation but couldn't find time to make a photo book afterward. I tried this service, and my family loves the book!

– Kate

Shutterfly customer

Here's how it works

Choose what you want

Select a book size and style. Upload photos or entire albums, and share your special instructionsand tell us any special instructions for your photo book.

We'll make it for you

A Shutterfly designer will curate your photos and create your custom book in 3 business days. We'll add your book to your account and email you when it's ready.

Make my book

View and order

Order your book as is or personalize it with your own finishing touches. The $9.99 service fee is applied only if you order your finished book.

Make My Album Service

Our talented designers will curate your photos and design a beautiful flush mount album, featuring seamless spreads and ultra-thick pages. Within days, your album will be ready to review where you can edit and customize before ordering. This service is free of charge.

Learn about Professional Flush Mount Albums
Quick tipsTips to get the best book

Select your style carefully

We have styles for every occasion. Consider the story captured in your photos while scrolling through our styles, previewing the ones you like. Then select the style you love best for your book.

Select photos with date/time info

Our goal is to design a beautiful photo book that tells your story in chronological order. If too many photos are missing the date/time information, we'll ask you to confirm the order in which you'd like to see these photos in the book.

More photos, more pages

The more photos you upload, the more pages we'll create. However, the more pages in your book, the more it will cost. Please let us know in the Special Instructions section if you have a page count in mind (a 20-page book usually holds 60-80 photos with a maximum of 220 photos).

Provide Special Instructions

We want to know all we can about the photo book you want. So we included a few questions about your design preferences and a Special Instructions section on the last page of the request. Please tell us about the story captured in your photos, how you'd like to see the photos organized and anything else you think would be helpful.

For more information, visit our FAQs.

How to Add Finishing Touches
  1. How to Access Your Photo Book Project
  2. How to Make a Copy of Your Project
  3. Finding Promotions
  4. Upgrading Your Photo Book
  5. How to Change a Cover Photo
  6. How To Change Layouts
  7. Adding & Removing Pages
  8. Moving Your Photos
  9. How to Remove a Photo
  10. How to Add New Photos
  11. How to Crop Photos
  12. How to Undo a Change
  13. Adding & Removing Captions
  14. Adding & Removing Embellishments
  15. Searching for Embellishments
  16. How To Change Backgrounds
How to get started
Why you'll love Shutterfly photo books

100% happiness guaranteed

You'll love it. We promise. If you're not happy please contact us and we'll help make it right.

Highest quality

Each photo book is bound with care and printed in the U.S. using the highest standards of quality for paper and printing.


Shutterfly won the Good Housekeeping seal of approval for the best website for photo books.

About Photo Books

Introducing Shutterfly's Make My Book™ Service. With our photo book service, our album design experts will create a photo book for you, allowing you to share more memories with less work.

Photo books are the best way to cherish and preserve your favorite moments. Whether it's a gorgeous wedding album, a new baby memory book, fun-filled school yearbooks, an adventurous travel photo album or a personalized children's book, Shutterfly has professionally-bound photo books for every occasion. Our high-quality custom photo books make wonderful gifts and provide a great option for digital scrapbooking.

Looking for inspiration? Try creating a custom recipe book, a portfolio book, a seasonal photo album, a birthday book or a school memory book.