We got our album layout from our photographer recently. The delay was totally my fault. It was SO difficult to pick only 100 or so of our favorite pictures. Anyways, Amanda did an awesome job. So awesome that it encouraged me to create a google page bio. Check it out:
Because I lost patience with blurb.com and mypublisher.com, I did my DIY photobooks at shutterfly. I've used both blurb and mypublisher before and I think they are both good, but I had 1,000+ photos to sort through and their software was driving me crazy. Here's one of my books:
My only complaint was that the pages will come out if you look through the book ALOT. I did not experience this with my large book. This happened with the the small book that I made for my Mom.