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Mother’s Day is coming and we’ve rounded up a few of our proven mom-pleasers.
Making a photo book is easy! You choose the shots, and we’ll do the printing/binding/shipping, you just wait for the mailman. To help inspire your photo selection, we’ve gathered ten of the many reasons to make a photo book. 1. Relive a Trip The next best thing to being on vacation is remembering the fun times through photos. 2. Let Your Kid Capture Their Childhood Loan them a camera to shoot “a day in their
Square Prints are by far our most popular prints, because who doesn’t want to hold their Instagrams in their hands (and possibly give them a little hug)? So, we’ve souped up the Square Print options in our app! They now come in three sizes – 4 inches, big 5.5 inches, and extra tiny 2.75 inches. A set of 20 Squares in the 4 inch size is FREE – just pitch in for shipping. There’s just
The holidays are fast approaching and it’s officially time to start decking the halls! But what do you do if those five year-old holiday ornaments in the closet are beginning to look a little…bleh? Spice things up this year with some super special and unique decor featuring your photos. All you gotta do is have ‘em turned into gorgeous double-sided Shape Prints with the Parabo App (Get $10 off with promo code: SHAPE) then follow our
We love holiday cards! We love how December means more than junk mail in the ol’ mailbox. We love seeing how cute our friends’ kids/pets/selves have gotten. So, we’ve decided to do our part to get even more love circulating through our trusty postal service, by adding Holiday Cards to our app (they’re just $25 for 24 gold-foiled cards and $15 for additional sets). And, by whipping up this guide for you, on how prepare
Victoria Smith is an interior design blogger and Instagram aficionado. She’s dabbled as an art buyer and stylist. Earlier this year she published a stunning photography book called See San Francisco. Oh, and all of us here at Parabo Press have a collective crush on her. So, we talked to her about her photography inspiration, shooting technique, what photos make the best prints and just how she got so dang cool. Meet Victoria Smith Q:
Take a look through Instagram these days, and you’ll see rows of mesmerizing images of ordinary objects. How can you capture the ordinary and make it worthy of putting up on your bedroom wall? It’s all about those angles, baby. This isn’t geometry class, so forget about that acute and obtuse stuff — just start experimenting. Here are our tips on how to get started: Sweat the Small Stuff Let’s start with those close-ups —
Just because you can eat a ham sandwich without mustard, doesn’t mean you should. Similarly, you can print any photo without editing it to perfection first. But, we like things spicy! So we’ve got enough photo editing apps on our phones to fill the vast shelves of the National Mustard Museum. Apps to tweak the focus, apps to make collages and whole-grain apps with horseradish. Read along to find out our very favorite photo editing
What’s black, white and read all over? Well, that joke doesn’t work typed out – but that won’t stop us from typing it. You can’t stop us from printing photos on newsprint either, even though that stuff was made for printing the news. We’re free spirits like that. Why Newsprints? We decided to offer photos on newsprint in the Parabo App first and foremost because we like the look. We’d seen artists do it before,
When inspiration strikes, Laura Helen Winn rolls with it. Her friends’ yummy Vietnamese food inspired a skateboard design, which inspired a photoshoot, that in turn inspired the creation of the Rice Paper Scissors Zine. We asked her all about it and ended up finding inspiration of our own. Read on. Be inspired. Hello to Laura Helen Winn Q: What do you “do”? Where did you come from? A: I’m a designer and artist living in