40 Weeks | A Photo Book…


There is no hiding the fact that I am pretty in love with getting photo books made. Recently, I decided to make a book with Pinhole Press of all our pregnancy photos from when I was pregnant with Rowan. We took all these pretty pictures during my pregnancy to post about on the blog, but then they just sit in a folder on the computer forever and ever. I love books because they are real, they are something you hold in your hands and share with friends when they come over. Pictures on the computer are good but having them in a book is a million times better!

I think I have looked at this book like a hundred times already since we got it. It starts when we announced we were pregnant at week 15 and goes all the way to the very end… all the way to week 42. UGH!!! Let’s hope I am never that late again.

Here are some of my favorite pages…


Make sure to check out all the awesome Baby products you can design at Pinhole Press.

  1. Stefanie •

    What an amazing keepsake 🙂 I love that you did weekly photo’s, they were always so creative!

  2. Beautiful and what a wonderful thing to have! I will have to check out Pinhole Press.


  3. This is SO sweet, I love it! When i got back from my honeymoon instead of printing the photos and stuffing them into a photo album I made a hardcover book through Blurb and I just love it!

    I just love your photos and how you laid them out, also, how you took photos of the book! Just gorgeous!

  4. I LOVE this idea. Go you for keeping it up. I always find prego pics are hard to do every week. My favorite is the one with the scarf in your hair and the glasses. Super sweet.

    – Sarah
    A Girl In Transit

  5. That is such a good idea! Your photos are gorgeous 🙂

  6. Such a fabulous idea! The book look beautiful:)

  7. i really wish i took more pictures while pregnant. becasue this is something i’d love to have or create. really cute!

  8. Shonna •

    Oh my gosh Jen, this is so beautiful. I even got choked up when I saw the photo of new little Rowan right after she was born. Beautiful book. Thank you for sharing.

  9. If I looked as good as you did during my pregnancy, I would totally make a book too. It looks amazing!

  10. oh my goodness – this is absolutely precious! i love it! you are one adorable preggo lady. 🙂

  11. Cute! What do you plan to do with it? I am sure Rowan will like to look at it one day…but will you just keep it on a shelf for visitors to see? I am looking for ways to store photos, and I like this idea of this, but I can’t imagine someone coming over and seeing a book I had made all.about.myself. My dad would never come back again!!

  12. so glad you shared this!! I love it!



  13. adorable!!! what a great idea. i totally agree with you, going with a book is the way to go! it’s such a bummer when you have all those amazing photos and they just sit on the computer! you’ve inspired me to start making some more books for my photos 🙂 thanks for sharing!

  14. Oh wow, these photos made me cry. Granted I am only one week post partum but hey. You take the most beautiful photos.

  15. wow, this is so beautiful and inspiring! love it (and i’m totally stealing the idea one day!).

  16. beautiful photos, beautiful book! what a keepsake. hope to be using pinhole press soon.

  17. You guys are seriously the sweetest couple ever, that was so adorable. And Rowan is so lucky to have that and to be able to see how the two of you were when waiting for her. I really really enjoy your blog- thanks so much for sharing with us 🙂

  18. this is beautiful!!! did i tell you i ended up ordering books for christmas through pinhole press? i had wrote the company name down and then forgot about it. a tweet of yours reminded me. so thank you 😉


  19. love it! i miss your pregnancy photos. 🙂 you should link them up on your main page cause they’re amazing!

  20. Melissa •

    Pinhole Press looks amazing! Do you ever find any discount codes or promotions for their site?

  21. Aww! This is such a cute idea. I love having real, printed pictures around but never get around to doing it. These photo books are a great idea.

  22. Neat blog! Is your theme custom made or did you download it from somewhere?
    A theme like yours with a few simple adjustements would really make my blog
    jump out. Please let me know where you got your theme.
    Bless you

  23. That’s a great idea and truly beautiful photos! 🙂 I only just stumbled across this as we were told we needed to add to our list here http://www.thephotobookstore.com/article/top-6-ideas-unusual-photobooks Would you be OK if I linked to your post above from ours? Thanks

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