REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. – (May 17, 2006) — Shutterfly, the leading independent online photo service, helps customers celebrate dads and grads this year with a selection of photo gifts designed to capture special memories for lasting enjoyment. A new photo book designed just for dads, a Starbucks card bundled with a photo coffee mug and photo graduation announcements are just a few of the ways customers can remember dads and grads during this season of celebrations.
In honor of Dad, Shutterfly has expanded its acclaimed custom Photo Book line to include a special Father’s Day style and cover design, so you can commemorate Dad’s proudest moments with his favorite photos and accompanying text. The new “Daddy-O” page styles, with accompanying maroon suede cover, allows up to six pictures per page. Best of all, it’s easy to create online with drag and drop pictures and type-in text boxes. Shutterfly’s award-winning custom Photo Books hold up to 100 acid free pages, and are professionally bound with an attractive cover containing a center cut opening that reveals the title page picture. A Hardcover Photo Book starts at $29.99 for 20 pages.
If this is Dad’s first Father’s Day, perhaps he’d appreciate a gift that doubles as the perfect little pick me up after long sleepless nights with the newborn. Shutterfly is pairing a Starbucks card with a photo coffee mug which you can personalize with a photo of daddy’s little baby. Microwave and dishwasher safe, the photo coffee mugs can be personalized with any of Shutterfly’s selection of borders, including a number of new personalized Father’s Day borders. The Shutterfly Photo Mug with Starbucks card is $23.99. For more personalized Father’s Day gift ideas, visit www.shutterfly.com/fathersday/
Of course, June is also the time when many students are graduating from colleges, high schools and elementary schools across the country. Shutterfly can help make sure friends and family know all about your grad’s achievement. Shutterfly greeting cards make perfect photo graduation announcements and invitations for grads of all ages, from preschool to “B” school. Add a “Class of 2006” border to the photo of your choice and use Shutterfly’s type-in text box on the inside of the card to tell friends and family about your grad’s accomplishments. To make the announcement process even easier and give you more time to plan the party, Shutterfly will mail the photo graduation announcements for you. For more ideas on how to celebrate your graduate’s big day, visit http://www.shutterfly.com/shop/product_c20176/Graduation
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