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NEW! Fashion Fabric

Authentic Louis Vuitton fabric on wedding album by Finao.

For all those who crave the designer flair, Finao introduces Fashion Fabric!  Authentic Louis Vuitton and Gucci fabric for your Finao album cover.  Fashion Fabric is available exclusively on Finao ONE, artONE and nextONE albums sized 8×10 and larger.

Fashionista dream wedding? OH YES!!

Authentic Louis Vuitton fabric on wedding album by Finao.

Authentic Louis Vuitton fabric on wedding album by Finao.

Each Fashion Fabric serves as the front cover panel, and is paired with a specially selected hand-finished leather that wraps around the spine and back. The Louis Vuitton fabric is paired with tan leather and the Gucci fabric is paired with a beautiful black leather.  Alternate cover designs and options are not available with this specialty cover option.

Fashion Fabric is available in Gucci fabric or Louis Vuitton fabric.

Fashion Fabric is available in Gucci fabric or Louis Vuitton fabric.

Finao has no connection with Louis Vuitton or Gucci. These albums are designed and created by Finao with authentic Louis Vuitton and Gucci fabric. They are not Louis Vuitton or Gucci products. Due to the cost and widely recognizable nature of these fabrics, swatches are not available.

Jamie Westman

Jamie Westman

Jamie is Finao's resident Guidance Guru and Marketing Assistant to the Queen of All Things Finabulous, Christine Perry-burke.

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Brides NEED a Wedding Album: Why it should be a Finao Album

A photographer client asked me what he should be saying to his brides about why they should have a Finao album.  Not just any album, but specifically, a Finao album.  I was caught without an immediate answer.  Not good.  I always tell photographers to put down in writing why a bride should book with him/her instead of someone who charges less.  After all, if YOU can’t tell them some pretty good and specific reasons, then WHO will?

Now I have to listen to my own advice.  It’s easy to say Finao offers more choices than any company.  We do, and we think choice is very important in weddings.  The brides get mega choices everywhere they visit and the photographer should not miss the importance of this.  Brides are spending more money on little things and less on photography – that shows me the importance of choice.  She wants to know that you will provide the complete package, images and presentation, that fit the concept of her wedding.  Choice is a no-brainer.

Then comes quality.  We all assume that quality counts, but I know it’s a tough sell.  If quality was the deciding factor, Walmart would not be the country’s largest retailer.  Finao knows our quality is the best there can be.  We take pride in producing an album that will last a lifetime and beyond.  We take what we make very seriously.

There is nothing sexy or romantic to talk about when it comes to quality.  My guess is the bride does not want a lesson in the finer points of book binding.  No lateral movement, folio-style binding that will never come apart, completely hand made, top of the line leathers, turned (not folded) corners, the extra touch of spine hubs and fly pages…just a few of the points.  This morning I made a list of all the stages involved in making an album and all the hands that touch every single Finao ONE and artONE we make.  It’s 23 steps and 23 separate people that are involved in building a single album.  Eleven of those people are involved in just making the page-block.  Nine individual people work on a cover and three people inspect, wrap and ship the finished album.  That’s a lot.  23 separate and distinct functions that need to be performed before that album gets loaded on a delivery truck to be sent to its new home.

There are some steps that might take everyone by surprise.  The board used as page substrate is not one piece.  The thick pages are five pieces and the medium pages are three pieces.  Someone “builds” each of these inserts.  I didn’t count the paper trimmer, but every board we receive is 4×8′ and has to be cut to album-sized pieces before they can be joined to form the substrate.  Every print is coated, creased and sequenced before being hand-set on the substrate to form a block.  Every block is left in a hydraulic press overnight to assure complete dryness and perfectly straight alignment.  Everyone has seen a sloppy album cover with a slant to the spine and pages; that won’t happen if the block is built correctly.

Cover pieces are cut from hides that are large and awkwardly shaped.  The cutter must find an area that will work best for a cover cut.  The waste is significant.  The other option would be to use processed leathers or, worse yet, bonded leather.  I call that stuff the bologna of the leather business.  Bonded leathers now have to list the actual leather content.  From what I see it looks like about 18% is par for the course.  That’s 18% leather scraps, doesn’t matter the color or where they cam from, if it came off an animal it counts.  It’s the equivalent of pink slime in the food industry.  Don’t be fooled and don’t sell your client something just CALLED leather.  Make sure you are receiving the real thing.  It’s expensive, hard to work with and has a low yield, but Finao would not have it any other way.

Every Finao album block is measured and the spine, along with front and back cover panels, are custom-cut to assure a perfect fit and prefect sizing.  Headbands are added and spines are reinforced.  Along the way, a Finao album cover will also spend time in presses assuring correct drying of adhesive.  Quality adhesive, dried properly, will be what holds that album together for ages.  Every edge is hand-sanded; just a little something extra to make sure the album your client receives goes above and beyond.  Imprinting is hand-set and stamped from metal foil, 24K if you select gold.  Leathers which do not match in thickness are built-up to produce a smooth transition.

Finao ONE album details.

Finao ONE album details.

With all this said, I still don’t think we have touched on the REAL reason your client should invest in a Finao album.  It’s not about what we did to make it the best.  It’s really about what it will MEAN to them in the future.  A wedding album is the first heirloom created for a new family.  Next to the wedding rings, it’s the one thing of true significance in an emerging relationship.  It will, and should, be passed to future generations.  It will be saved in a fire.  It might not be looked at every day, or even very often, but it will always be there.  A couple might look back and laugh at the hair styles, dress styles and suits, but they will never forget how they felt on that one day.  And when their 50th anniversary rolls around, a Finao album should look as good as the day it was delivered.  A great photographer and a Finao album don’t cost a lot, but they are priceless, and they are worth every dollar spent.

Christine Perry-Burke

Christine Perry-Burke

Managing Partner and "queen" of Finao. I'm responsible for all the cool materials and products at Finao. A vegetarian and animal lover to my core, we run a dog friendly office. I believe Finao should be a good corporate citizen and tread lightly on our planet.

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Flash Us! A Moment to Expose Yourself!

Happy May!

It’s time to turn up the exposure on another awesome Finaon!

Currently Flaunting:

Abby Rosenbaum!

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Company / Studio Name :

Abby Rose Photo

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If I had a photography superpower it would be…

Invisibility!  think of the shots you could get inside those strict churches ;-)

I like my oatmeal…

Organic! With brown sugar and fresh fruit!

My fictional best friend would be…

I’m gonna go with Buffy the Vampire Slayer :-)

My guilty pleasure photography subject is…

My dog!  pretty sure I have been un-friended on facebook due to excessive dog photos.

The title of my autobiography would be…

Married Every Weekend: The Wild World of a Wedding Photographer!

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WTF! Clients shock me when they request…

Table shots.  Like, really?!  What year is this?  It’s usually the parents who want this – and I’ve definitely lost a job or two over my stance on those. Just. Can’t. Do. It.

If I could get shoes made out of a Finao Leather I’d be rockin’….

Ooooh, that’s a tough one!  So many good options.  I think anything from ‘the nines’ would be awesome – maybe some chunky platforms in ‘sex and candy’!

Finao Leather - The Nines Collection

The Nines Collection

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5 Quirky Characteristics / Little known facts about ABBY!

1. I am a worthless cook (like, I’d probably mess up popcorn). Thank goodness my hubby is an accomplished chef.

2. I taught myself to like pickles

3. I put Sriracha on everything!

4. I have an embarrassing penchant for bad reality TV ( Hello, RHOBH!)

5. I still sleep with my teddy bear!

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Kristina Weeks

Kristina Weeks

Resident Customer Cupid , Marketing Assistant , and Minion to the Queen.

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Finao iPad App Update

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For those of you who use the FINAO DESIGNER iPad App, you’ve got an update waiting!  31 New materials have been added and all those pesky material restrictions have been done away with!

Now for some design advice from @FinaoAlbums:

Just because you CAN doesn’t mean you SHOULD. You’re welcome.

TWEET THIS!

As much as it hurts sometimes (LOL cringe), we won’t play taste-police when it comes to mixing leathers and fabrics, but we would recommend that you choose a leather to go over the spine if you choose to feature an accent material there.  It’s just wears better over time and is more sturdy than fabric.  This is especially important when picking a leather to go with a specialty cover like the acrylic ICE or metal ARMOUR.

  • For current app users, your update should be waiting for you in your App Store.
  • And for those of you who are behind the times, get caught up and DOWNLOAD NOW or find the app in the iTunes Store.

Here are a few teasers to get your creative juices flowing:

3Tone with Brass Monkey, Chiara and Drifter

3Tone with Brass Monkey, Chiara and Drifter

 

Finao-Carrigan-Trevi-iPad

TooTone with Carrigan and Trevi accent.

 

Finao-Chyna-50Shades-iPad

TooTone with Chyna and 50 Shades accent. Flipbook style.

 

Finao-Corruption-Cu29-iPad

TooTone with Corruption and Cu29 accent.

Leagalese: The Finao Designer iPad app is intended for use designing covers for the Finao ONE/artONE flush mount albums only.  Other album lines may have different cover designs and/or cover material options/restrictions. Please refer to the Finao website for details on availability for specific album lines.

Jamie Westman

Jamie Westman

Jamie is Finao's resident Guidance Guru and Marketing Assistant to the Queen of All Things Finabulous, Christine Perry-burke.

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Valentease ‘em

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so get in the mood with Finao’s ultra sexy leathers, linens and silks and get under our covers!

Love Junky from Finao’s “Fragments” collection of leathers is anything but boring.  From it’s seductive suede finish to the tantalizing texture and tooling, this luscious leather will have you, and especially your clients, completely addicted!

Love Junky is a heavily patterned leather so it works great on it’s own, or paired with a plain material or one in a similar hue, or create a bold streak of contrast with a shiny patent leather like Red Light District, Sunday Shoes or Something Wicked.  Perfect for a steamy boudoir session, classy winter wedding, and still playful enough to add some fun and whimsey to a kid’s photo album for a child & family portrait session!  Love Junky will have you head over heels!

Available on Finao ONE, artONE, and nextONE flush mount albums as well as Finao Elements self mount albums.

Love Junky - MainPaired with (Left to Right, then up) Passion, Red Light District, Something Wicked, Miami Ink, Suspicion, Optimism, Harlow

Love Junky – Main
Paired with (Left to Right, then up) Passion, Red Light District, Something Wicked, Miami Ink, Suspicion, Optimism, Harlow

 

Lip Lock, a lascivious silk from Finao’s Midtown collection, will leave you breathless so make sure to come up for air.  Lip Lock and all of the Finao non-leathers are available on Finao ONE flush mount albums, Finao playBOOK photo books and Finao Elements self mount albums as well as Xcetera Folios.

Main - Lip Lockbottom left - Gothika, bottom right - Whiteout

Main – Lip Lock
bottom left – Gothika, bottom right – Whiteout

 

Strut your stuff in the Red Light District. Get a shine for real patent finished leather (no vinyl here) and check out Something Wicked and Sunday Shoes too!

Red Light District, Sunday Shoes, Something Wicked.Genuine patent leathers from Finao.

Red Light District, Sunday Shoes, Something Wicked.
Genuine patent leathers from Finao.

 

Let your Passion run wild and mingle this luxurious hand-finished leather with something on the wild side…

Left-PassionTop-Kitty Kitty, Middle-Patina, Bottom-Racing Stripes

Left-Passion
Top-Kitty Kitty, Middle-Patina, Bottom-Racing Stripes

 

 

Jamie Westman

Jamie Westman

Jamie is Finao's resident Guidance Guru and Marketing Assistant to the Queen of All Things Finabulous, Christine Perry-burke.

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IMAGE COVER TEMPLATES

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IMAGE COVER TEMPLATES HAVE BEEN UPDATED THIS YEAR.  MAKE SURE YOU’RE USING THE CORRECT TEMPLATE FOR YOUR COVER IMAGE BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR ORDER.

Not sure which to use? This should help:

Example 1: You’re ordering an 8×8 playBOOK with 12 leaves/24 page-sides and you want a Photo Wrap cover.

Use the playBOOK photo wrap template for an 8×8 playBOOK with 12 leaves (NOT 24 leaves). You select the “LEAF COUNT” at the beginning of the order. So, if you selected “12 leaves/24 sides”, you’ll refer to the template for 12 leaves, NOT 24 (as 24 is the number of page sides).

Go to PLAYBOOK > COVER OPTIONS > PHOTO WRAP > select “Download playBOOK photo wrap template kit”

The most recent templates at this time are from a .zip file named “finao-playbook-photowrap-10262012.zip”  Please DOUBLE CHECK that this is the correct folder you are pulling your templates from!

The template to use in this example should be named “pb-8×8-10-13lvs“.

Here’s a pic for reference:

Download the playBOOK photo wrap template kit .zip folder and open it, select your size (in this case 8×8) and now select your LEAF count (1/2 the total page-sides).

 

Example 2: You’re ordering a 14×10 horizontal ONE with an Armour metal image cover.

For specialty covers like ICE, Armour, Erotika, Bebbalicious and Canvas Panel that only have an image on the front cover, you do not need to worry about the leaf count as you do for the Canvas Wrap or the photo wraps for the other album lines.  BUT, you do need to use the appropriate template for your album’s size and orientation.  You also must FILL the entire template.

Go to Finao ONE > COVER OPTIONS (find your cover, in this case it’s ARMOUR) > select “Download ICE/Armour template kit”

The most recent templates at this time are from a .zip file named “finao-ice-armour-09102012.zip”  Please DOUBLE CHECK that this is the correct folder you are pulling your templates from!

The template to use in this example should be named “ia-14×10-horizontal”.

Here’s a pic for reference:

 

Example 3: You’re ordering a 10×15 vertical ONE with a Canvas Wrap cover and 15 leaves/30 page-sides in the medium page style.

Just like example 1, you will choose the appropriate template based on the album size AND the number of LEAVES. BUT, since the ONE offers two page thicknesses, you’ll ALSO need to account for the page style you are choosing, Thick or Medium, as this will affect the thickness of the spine area on the design.

Remember: # of leaves = 1/2 of your total page-sides.  So you will choose the folder of FULL CANVAS (canvas wrap) templates for Medium Pages > then the folder of 10×15 vertical templates with medium pages > and then select the 10×15 Vertical template for 14-20 leaves.

Go to Finao ONE > COVER OPTIONS (find your cover, in this case CANVAS) > select “Download Canvas template kit” (includes both Canvas Wrap and Canvas Panel templates).

The most recent templates at this time are from a .zip file named “finao-canvas-10042012.zip”  Please DOUBLE CHECK that this is the correct folder you are pulling your templates from!

The template to use in this example should be named “10x15v-med_14-20lvs”.

Here’s a pic for reference:

 

Please contact Finao Customer Service with any questions BEFORE placing your order at 888-346-2687 (888-FINAO-US).

Jamie Westman

Jamie Westman

Jamie is Finao's resident Guidance Guru and Marketing Assistant to the Queen of All Things Finabulous, Christine Perry-burke.

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ONE “plusONE” = Extraordinary

The Zumanity Collection - Ultra high-end leathers exclusively from Finao.

plusONE Materials: Exotic Accent or Unbelievable Upgrade Cover

So you may have noticed (among other HUGE changes) a change to the flush mount ONE series album order forms where there is an option for a Material Upgrade to a “plusONE” material.  If this new option has you a bit confused, this is the post for you. Read on to understand what this new option is all about.  Now hold on a sec! If you saw the word “upgrade” and it makes you want to run, hang in there for a minute as there’s news here for you too!

If you know anything about Finao at all, you know that choice is king.  With over 100 standard materials to choose from, you’re sure to find something for just about everyone.  But for those who want to take it a few steps further and offer their clients something completely unique and extravagant, the plusONE materials are the answer.

plusONE (at this time) is made up of the Zumanity collection and The Nines collection of ultra high-end leathers.  These materials can be used by everyone on their flush mount albums as an accent stripe for NO ADDITIONAL COST!  Simply select the tooTone or 3Tone cover upgrade as you would for any other book with multiple cover materials.  If, however, you want to use a plusONE material for more than an accent stripe, like the spine & back, front & back cover, or the whole book, you would simply select the “plusONE Material Upgrade” and choose your materials.  See Armour/ICE/Bullet specialty cover grid under step 3 on the ONE pricing.

The Nines Collection – Ultra high-end leathers exclusively from Finao.

 

The Zumanity Collection – Ultra high-end leathers exclusively from Finao.

 

Jamie Westman

Jamie Westman

Jamie is Finao's resident Guidance Guru and Marketing Assistant to the Queen of All Things Finabulous, Christine Perry-burke.

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New Cover Materials!!

Finao Leather - The Nines Collection

It’s been a long time coming, but they’re finally here!  Finao has 30 new delicious materials and a new specialty cover to add to the hundred+ tempting textures and luscious leathers we already offer!  Not only are there new options, but the way you can use your materials on the ONE and artONE has become simpler too: Anything goes! If you want a leatherette with a leather, or a silk with a leatherette, go ahead! Who follows rules anyway, right?  For more on this, please see the Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes blog post.

Due to the high demand, new swatch kits (for those of you who don’t have swatches) and new update kits (for those of you who already have swatches – GO YOU!) are available now for pre-order and swatches are expected to ship by early October.

And because you’re so studious and actually took the time to come here and read this, you not only get a gold star, but you also get an exclusive sneak peek of what’s new and what’s changed!!

The Finao Leather Collection

ACCENTS: Added Harlow & Trevi. Update kit will include a new card with these two materials on it and you’ll move your old materials to the new card.

The Accents Collection

The Accents Collection

BASICS: Added 50 Shades & Carrigan. Discontinued Shroom & Dubonnet. Update kit will include a new card with these two new materials on it, spaces for the discontinued materials will be eliminated, and you’ll simply move the remaining materials from the old card to the new card.

Finao Leather The Basics Collection

The Basics Collection

FRAGMENTS: Added Chyna. Update kit will include a new card with this material on it and you’ll move your old materials to the new card.

Finao Leather The Fragments Collection

The Fragments Collection

MIXED BAG: Added Corruption leather & Serenity laminate specialty cover. Update kit will include a new card with these two materials on it and you’ll move your old materials to the new card.

Finao Leather and Specialty Covers: Mixed Bag Collection

The Mixed Bag Collection

PLAYGROUND: This is an entirely new collection of handmade papers strictly for use on Finao playPAL mini duplicate books. playPALS must be ordered with a flush mount ONE or artONE album.

Finao Playground Collection

The Playground Collection

THE COLOURS: This collection name has been discontinued along with four leathers from the original collection – Jester, Lobster, Scotch Pine & Idol Eyes. You will move the remaining leathers from your original Colours card to the new updated Tricycle Alley card.

TRICYCLE ALLEY: Four leathers from this original collection have been discontinued to make room for the 4 materials from the old Colours collection. We’ve discontinued Jelly Bean, Sunshine, Mauvelous & Zonk Blue.

Finao Leather - the new Tricycle Alley Collection

The Tricycle Alley Collection

PARAPHERNALIA: This card of fabrics was originally included in the leather kit because it was only available with the flush mount ONE album. Now it is available across all Finao album lines, so we’ve moved it to the Finao Non-Leather Swatch Kit.

ALL THAT JAZZ: No changes have been made to this collection.

URBAN LEGENDS: No changes have been made to this collection.

 

AND NOW, to take it to the next level, we’re proud to introduce Finao plusONE materials!

These material collections are exclusive to the Finao ONE and artONE flush mount albums and can be used as an accent stripe with any other Finao standard material for no additional cost, OR for those who really want the wow factor with more than a stripe, you may choose to upgrade your material to a plusONE material for an upgrade price. There are two collections that fall under the plusONE upgrade material category:

ZUMANITY: The totally wild collection that was once an optional card is now included in new leather collections and is also provided with the leather update kit. We added 5 NEW MATERIALSFeather Pillow, Satin Sheets, Glitteratzi, Holy Cow & Icelandia, and discontinued El Tigre.

Finao plusONE material upgrade The Zumanity Collection

The Zumanity Collection

THE NINES: This is a BRAND NEW COLLECTION of gorgeous leathers that belong to the exclusive plusONE upgrade material category. (Hurricane and Chrome have been discontinued since the original post)

Finao Leather - The Nines Collection

The Nines Collection

 

The Finao Non-Leather Collection

(All non-leathers can now be used across all Finao album lines)

ADDICTION: This is an entirely new collection of tempting textiles that can be used across all Finao album lines.

Finao Fabric - The Addiction Collection

The Addiction Collection

MIDTOWN: Another entirely new collection of luxurious linens and silks. Some of you may already have this card, but it will be in the update kit again for those who missed it’s launch earlier this year.

Finao fabric - the Midtown collection

The Midtown Collection

PARAPHERNALIA: This card of high-end fabrics used to be exclusive to Finao ONE and artONE flush mount albums and was only available in the Leather Swatch Kit.  It is now available across all Finao album lines and has been moved to the Non-Leather Swatch Kit and will come standard in new swatch kits and will also be included in the Non-Leather Update Kit.

BROCADES: We’ve said goodbye to six of these silks and condensed the original two Brocade cards down to one. We’ve discontinued Chai, Geisha, Karakane, Sandalwood, Sapphire & Shanghi. Update kits will include the new condensed card so you can put aside your old Brocade cards. Discontinued materials will still be available to order as supplies last.

The Brocades Collection

The Brocades Collection

MIDDLE EARTH: We’ve said goodbye to four of these materials and condensed the original two Middle Earth cards down to one. We’ve discontinued Amber Brew, Green Eyed Girl, Pot O’Gold & Blue Moon. Update kits will include the new condensed card so you can put aside your old Middle Earth cards. Discontinued materials will still be available to order as supplies last.

The Middle Earth Collection

The Middle Earth Collection

ECLECTIC LOOKS: No changes to this collection. (Patent Temptation has been discontinued since this original post.)

GARBO: No changes to this collection.

HAPPY COW: No changes to this collection.

HAUTE COLOUR: No changes to this collection. (Mink has been discontinued since this original post.)

Please note that all discontinued materials will still be available to order as supplies last, but we will not be replenishing our stock as it runs out.  Please check with us First before ordering or have a 2nd choice material ready.

We had so much fun hand picking these beautiful materials and many of them were custom created just for us! You’re not going to find anything else like them on the market and we hope you and your clients will love them just as much as we do!  Don’t be left behind, pre-order your new swatch kits or update kits now!

Jamie Westman

Jamie Westman

Jamie is Finao's resident Guidance Guru and Marketing Assistant to the Queen of All Things Finabulous, Christine Perry-burke.

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CH-CH-CH-CHANGES!!!! =D

Stop the presses!  Drop everything!  This is a MUST READ for all Finaons!  We’ve just rolled out some HUGE changes that are sure to make your lives as photographers and salespeople MUCH MUCH EASIER!!!  I know the anticipation has been killer and we’ve been hinting at changes lately, so I’ll just open up with the biggest news first!

I. MATERIALS: All Finao materials can now be used on ONE and artONE albums!  No more guesswork!  If it’s in the tins, you can use it! (with the exception of the “playground collection” of handmade papers exclusively for playPAL mini duplicate books.)

II. TONES: Channel your inner David Spade and say “buh-bye” to silkTones and zuTones and zu3Tones and zuzu3Tones, as now ANY material can be used as a tooTone or 3Tone with ANY OTHER material!!!!

Now, just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.  We strongly recommend putting a leather on the spine if it’s a tooTone with a spine accent, or another stronger material from the Eclectic Looks or Garbo collections of non-leathers.

III. COVER DESIGNS: All cover designs that showed an accent material on the spine can now be ordered as “spine only” or “spine and back”.  The “spine and back” option now replaces the few inverted cover designs that we had so that one material could be on the front panel and one material on the spine and back. For instance, S14 now replaces S33.

Example of new replacement cover designs.

example of old cover design vs. new replacement.

IV. plusONE MATERIALS: There is a new option for a “Material Upgrade”. This is a new category called “plusONE” materials and it includes Zumanity and the brand new “The Nines” collections.

A. Zumanity is no longer an additional upgrade as a stripe.  Zumanity stripes can simply be ordered as a tooTone.  Anything more than a stripe, for instance, a whole cover or spine and back will be considered a “plusONE material upgrade”.

B. “The Nines” collection also follows the “plusONE” convention with Zumanity: no upcharge for a stripe, “plusONE material upgrade” for anything more than a stripe.

IN OTHER WORDS: If you select a cover design with a stripe (or spine only) you can use a plusONE material as the stripe for no additional material charge and you can select “None” in the “Material Upgrade” section of the order form.  If you want a plusONE material as the main material (or spine and back) you must select the plusONE material upgrade before it will available to select from the list.

V. PACKAGING: A new “Packaging” menu comes up in the order form, where you can select the standard packaging, or an upgraded designer image box or album envelope in matching materials. If you haven’t seen these options before, you should definitely take a look!

VI. 30 NEW MATERIALS! have been added to the order forms as well as a new specialty cover panel “Serenity”!!

A. Swatches will be released in an update kit later this month once all the materials have arrived – watch your inbox, the blog and social media for updates. (*UPDATE* SWATCHES ARE NOW AVAILABLE TO ORDER)

B. Photos and more information will also be released as they become available.

AND THIS ISN’T THE END! WE’VE GOT ANOTHER BIG BIG SURPRISE COMING YOUR WAY IN A FEW WEEKS!!!! SO STAY TUNED-IN, FINAONS!!

Jamie Westman

Jamie Westman

Jamie is Finao's resident Guidance Guru and Marketing Assistant to the Queen of All Things Finabulous, Christine Perry-burke.

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