What kind of albums do you use?

Discussion in 'The Creative Community' started by cwnhokie, Oct 13, 2005.

  1. cwnhokie

    cwnhokie DIS Veteran

    Feb 18, 2005
    I have only used CM albums. I was a CM consultant but apparently I just missed my deadline to place my minimum order. So now that I won't be getting the discount, I may not be buying the albums anymore. So what kind of albums to you prefer other than CM. Thanks!
  2. pattyT

    pattyT DIS Veteran

    May 29, 2002
    bummer - I sorta did the same thing -
    actually sent the fax in for a hiatus - and apparently they never got it!

    I have used Westrim 12x12at mikes - and although I don't LOVE the cloth covered - the faux leather is very nice - and with the 40 off cheap!
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  4. Merandab4

    Merandab4 DIS Veteran

    Feb 9, 2004
    I am interested to hear if anyone uses the K and Co albums.
    I am thinking about getting one of their 8.5x8.5 albums but am wondering how many pages it can hold.

    The colorbok 8x8 album I was also looking at stated it can hold 70 pages. But this is a cloth book and the spine looks like it can hold more.

    The K and Co books are paper and the spine is paper. It doesn't look as if it would be sturdy enough to hold a lot of page protectors.

    O, as for what album do I use..... I'm still deciding!
  5. WDWAurora

    WDWAurora <font color=teal>I may not be Peter's Tink, but I'

    May 21, 2003
    I usually do Pioneer albums-the post bound ones. I like choosing my paper though and I tend to use brads, eyelets, etc. so CM and Westrim don't fit my style. If you're a CM person though, the Westrim albums seem to be an extremely reasonably priced (especially with coupons!) alternative.
  6. heather31

    heather31 Mouseketeer

    Aug 15, 2005
    Some good quality albums are:

    K & Company
    Maude Asbury
    Pulp Paper Products
    Colorbok Perfect Scrapbook

    These are all post bound albums. My absolute favorite is Maude Asbury albums. They have the best quality and fit the Dalee sheet protectors which are the best on the market in my opinion.
  7. Spinning

    Spinning <font color=deeppink>Give me a chunk of something

    Apr 27, 2000
    I really love my forever yours album but they are getting harder and harder to find.
    Also like Dalee and have used them for all of my 8x8 books.
  8. bananiem

    bananiem It's like Annie Bananie only it's just Bananie M.<

    Aug 1, 2000
    I only use top loading albums. I like Dalee but they're hard to find here. I like K and Company and Making Memories.
    I had HORRIBLE luck with the Colorbok "Perfect :rolleyes: " scrapbook. I got one when I first saw them for our 2002 WDW/Universal Trip. They hold 70 pages...as long as you never move it or open it. The posts weren't long enough so I had to buy longer ones. It twists and has no stability. A waste of money, in my book.
  9. Merandab4

    Merandab4 DIS Veteran

    Feb 9, 2004
    Thanks for the review of the perfect scrapbook. "it holds 70 pages" was a real selling point for me. Too bad that you had those problems with it. That book was on my list of "contenders". I guess I can start looking elsewhere now!
  10. graygables

    graygables <font color=blue>Doesn't like to discuss the Y2K P

    Mar 4, 2004
    I can't stand using CM books anymore! I have discovered page protectors and the ability to move them in and out and that's it for me! That said, Kolo makes a beautiful album (postbound), esp their leather....it's yummy! I've also been looking at the MM albums, they seem very nice.

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