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Inspiration: Adding Highlights to Your Photo Book

10th November 2021

What Are Photo Book Highlights?

You may have already heard us talk a lot about Highlights, but what exactly are they?

When you create a CEWE PHOTOBOOK with a hardback, faux leather or linen cover, you have the option to add premium Highlights to your text, frames and Clipart. Highlights are a luxurious effect available in a stunning metallic gold, rose gold, silver or clear gloss that is embossed over a colour of your choice. This means that when you run your hand over the cover, you’ll feel your text and other design elements with Highlights raised against the background. Plus, it will shine beautifully in the light too, making your photo book truly eye-catching in more ways than one.

Embossed photo album covers are often used for special occasions, such as wedding photo albums, baby photo books, photo yearbooks, and travel photo books. Regardless of what you wish to put in your CEWE PHOTOBOOK, Highlights are a beautiful finishing touch that will result in an aesthetic embossed photo album that you’ll never want to put away.

What Can I Add Highlights To?

As mentioned, you’ll need to choose a hardback cover when designing your CEWE PHOTOBOOK in order to have the option of adding Highlights. Once selected, you can add Highlights to your text, Clipart and Frames. Identifying which Clipart and Frames are available with Highlights is really easy in our Creator Software – just look out for the blue diamond icon, which can also be found in the toolbar menu in the centre of your screen. You can also use the dropdown menu to only show Clipart available with Highlights. Once a design element has Highlights added, you will be able to see it shine in the software

Remember that you can only pick one colour option for Highlights on your CEWE PHOTOBOOK – choose from gold, rose gold, silver or gloss to create a stunning embossed photo album cover. It’s the perfect finishing touch, especially to complete a thoughtful gift for your loved ones (or if you feel a bit fancy!)

You can also create embossed Greetings Cards with Highlights, in addition to our A2 Photo Calendar with Gold Highlights to enjoy your photos with an added element of luxury all year round.

Top tip: Our premium Faux Leather and Linen covers automatically come with Highlights at no extra cost – all you have to do is pick your finish for a luxurious embossed photo album.

3 Reasons Why You Should Use Highlights

1. They’re Very Premium

Our high-quality metallic embossing will truly add a luxurious feel to any photo book cover, calendar or greetings card. It will instantly make your creation look and feel professional.

2. They’re Elegant

Adding Highlights to your CEWE PHOTOBOOK is the perfect finishing touch that will make your cover stand out from the crowd. You’ll want to display your photo book or wall calendar for all to see with its beautiful eye-catching shine.

3. They Create the Perfect Gift

Whether you’re looking for an extra special gift for Christmas, a birthday or an anniversary, look no further than a collection of their own treasured memories presented beautifully in a CEWE PHOTOBOOK with Highlights. An elegant, embossed photo album will make the perfect gift for your loved ones, whatever the occasion – and it will show that you’ve gone the extra mile too!

The Highlight of Your Creation

We hope you feel inspired to add these luxurious Highlights to your next CEWE PHOTOBOOK, Calendar or Greeting Card. Start creating yours today!

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