Shutterfly vs Mixbook Comparison

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Quick Specs for Shutterfly vs. MixbookNew to photo books? Learn the lingo

 
Book TypeHardcover & SoftcoverHardcover & Softcover
Book ShapeLandscape & SquarePortrait, Landscape & Square
Types of CoversFull Photo Cover, Fabric, Leather, Suede, Satin, Cloth, Padded, Glossy and Matte optionsFull Photo Cover
Min/Max Pages20 - 11020 - 399 (lay flat 99 pages)
Paper65 lb glossy acid free, lignin free, archival paper stock (110 lb acid free softcover covers); photo paper (lay flat)100 lb. archival quality silk, semi-gloss, acid and lignin free
BindingProfessionally bound (glued) hardcovers / Perfect bound softcoversHardcover - saddle stitched; Softcover - perfect bound; Dust jacket; Leather
Lay FlatYesYes
Fully Customizable LayoutsYesYes
Themes100+ themes300+
Layouts/Templates270+ layouts, unlimited with customization200+ layouts plus themed pages
BackgroundsYes190+ themed backgrounds
Image as BackgroundYesYes
Full Photo CoverYesYes
Customizable SpineYesYes
Full Photo Back CoverYesYes
Full Page BleedYesYes
Captions/Fonts30 fonts in 60 colors50+ fonts; Color wheel and custom color matching w/eyedropper tool
EmbellishmentsYesStickers, shapes; Add shadow, reflection to photo boxes; Import own stickers (PNG); Control transparency
Mac/PCBothBoth
Download or OnlineOnlineOnline
Special Photo ImportingiPhotoInstagram, Flickr, Facebook, Photobucket, Picasa, SmugMug
Share OnlineYesYes
Sell OnlineYes - friends & family may buy; pro galleryNo
CollaborationYesYes
LogoYes - on last interior pageYes - on last page, not removable
Photo Editing in ProgramRotate, Zoom, Red eye, B&W, Color tone, Saturate, Soft focus, Vivid Pics, FadeRotate, Zoom, Transparency
Digital Scrapbooking CompatibleYesYes
  See my Shutterfly review. There are 25 photo books available from Shutterfly, with sizes ranging from 7x5 to 12x12. See my Mixbook review. Mixbook offers 28 photo books, ranging in size from 8x6 to 14x11.


Current deals from Shutterfly and Mixbook

FREE Custom Envelopes with Grad Card orders!

Coupon Code: ENVELOPES

Deal Expires: 4/30/2019

Each promo can only be redeemed once per account and/or billing address. Each offer code can only be entered once. Offer cannot be combined with other code-based %-off or $-off offers. Taxes, shipping, and handling may apply. Not valid on Tiny Prints products.

Get a Free 8x11 Wall Calendar (NEW customers)

Coupon Code: CALENDARNEW

Deal Expires: 4/30/2019

Offer is good for one free 12-month wall calendar (8x11 size) through shutterfly.com, mobile-friendly site. Valid only for new Shutterfly customers (those who have never purchased from Shutterfly). Offer cannot be redeemed more than once per account and/or billing address. Taxes, shipping and handling will apply. Customer may add StorytellingTM styles at additional cost. Not valid on other sizes, other products, prepaid plans, prior purchases and purchases made on the Shutterfly apps.

25% off at Shutterfly with code

Coupon Code: 25OFF2019

Deal Expires: 6/30/2019

25% off qualifying merchandise orders through shutterfly.com, our mobile-friendly site or Shutterfly apps. Taxes, shipping and handling will apply.

40% off Graduation Cards and Stationery

Coupon Code: GRAD50NEW

Deal Expires: 4/30/2019

40% off one qualifying regular-priced order of square trim, signature cardstock cards through shutterfly.com or our mobile-friendly site. Promo can only be redeemed once per account and/or billing address. This offer code can only be entered once. Offer cannot be combined with other code-based %-off or $-off offers. Taxes, shipping, and handling may apply. Other trim, paper and envelope options will incur extra fees.

50% off Graduation Cards for NEW customers

Coupon Code: GRAD50NEW

Deal Expires: 4/30/2019

50% off one qualifying regular-priced order of square trim, signature cardstock cards through shutterfly.com or our mobile-friendly site. Promo can only be redeemed once per account and/or billing address. This offer code can only be entered once. Offer cannot be combined with other code-based %-off or $-off offers. Taxes, shipping, and handling may apply. Other trim, paper and envelope options will incur extra fees.

New customers! FREE PHOTO BOOK! 8 x 8 Hardcover Book

Coupon Code: BOOKNEW19

Deal Expires: 4/30/2019

FREE 20-standard page 8x8 hard photo cover photo book through shutterfly.com, mobile-friendly site, Shutterfly Photo Story for iPad app or Shutterfly app (photo book offer not available on the Android app. Upgrade option not available on the iPhone app). Valid only on your first purchase from Shutterfly. Free photo book offer will be applied to your order before any code-based %-off promos. Free photo book offer can only be redeemed once per account and/or billing address. Taxes, shipping and handling will apply. Other cover types, additional pages, StorytellingTM styles, etc may be added to the current book for an additional fee. Or apply the current price of a 20-standard page 8x8 hard photo cover photo book (after taking into account any current discounts on shutterfly.com) toward the purchase of a larger photo book.

One FREE Calendar at Shutterfly.com for new customers!

Coupon Code: CALENDARNEW

Deal Expires: 4/30/2019

One free 12-month wall calendar (8x11 size) through shutterfly.com or mobile-friendly site. Promo can only be redeemed once per account and/or billing address. Taxes, shipping and handling may apply. StorytellingTM styles will incur extra fees. Not valid on other sizes.

5 FREE Wedding Invitation Samples!

Coupon Code: 5WEDINVITES

NEW Customers: 50 FREE 4 x 6 prints, One FREE Magnet and One FREE set Address Labels!

Coupon Code: Click to sign up!

New Customers Get 50 Free 4x6 Prints, One Free Magnet, and One Free Set of Address Labels! Offer expires 30 calendar days from the time of registration (11:59 P.M. PT). Offer is good for 50 free 4x6 prints, one free magnet and one free set of address labels through shutterfly.com or our mobile-friendly site. Promo can only be redeemed once per account and/or billing address. Taxes, shipping and handling will apply. Not valid on other print sizes, glass and stationery magnets, prepaid plans, other products, prior purchases, orders placed for in-store pick up and orders made on the Shutterfly apps.

50 FREE PRINTS! For new customers!

Coupon Code: At Shutterfly site, click on "sign up" at top right.

50 FREE 4 x 6 prints at Shutterfly! Shipping and handling apply.

Shutterfly Special Offers. Save up to 50% on selected items such as photo books, calendars, wall art, photo gifts, and more.

Offers change frequently, so be sure to check back often!

EXCLUSIVE! 40% off Photobooks & 30% off all other products!

Coupon Code: PBGFALL18

Deal Expires: 12/31/2019

50% off your first order from Mixbook!

Check out all of Mixbook's Latest Discounts and Deals!

Coupon Code: CLICK FOR COUPON CODES

Check out Mixbook's Canvas, Acrylic, Metal and Poster Prints!

Canvas prints from 10 x 8 to 36 x 24. Also available framed in 3 colors.
Metal prints in two sizes (8 x 10 and 14 x 11).
Acrylic prints in three sizes (14 x 11; 20 x 16; 30 x 20)
Poster prints in 4 sizes (11 x 14; 16 x 20; 30 x 20; 36 x 24) All sizes in inches.

Check out Mixbook's Free Digital Scrapbooking Backgrounds and Clip Art!

If you like digiscrapping, lots of flexibility with layouts and cute clip art, you'll love Mixbook! You'll have hundreds (maybe thousands?) of options with backgrounds and stickers - all FREE! You'll also see the latest Mixbook Deals! Check out my Mixbook Reviews here!


Reviews from the blog

Deck the Halls with Your Own Photos - Best Custom Photo Ornaments for the Holidays

Photo Book Girl's Annual Holiday Photo Card Guide Best Deals & Tips 2018

Photo Book Girl's Mother's Day and Father's Day Gift Guide 2018

Q&A: MyPublisher is Closed - Where Should I Print My Photo Books? A Comparison of MyPublisher and Shutterfly

PBG Reader Alert: TinyPrints Moving to Shutterfly June 27, 2017

MyPublisher Closing Down - Your Questions Answered and a Farewell Giveaway

The Ultimate Lay Flat Photo Book Comparison Guide - A Book for Every Budget (Updated 2017)

Make Your Own Personalized ABC Book

How Should I Backup My Photos? Photo Sharing Sites - Part II

Shutterfly Deals of the Day For July 2013

Shutterfly Giveaway Winner Announced Plus More Shutterfly Deals

Shutterfly Giveaway for PhotoBookGirl Readers - $100 Value! (International) ENDED

Shutterfly Lay Flat Photo Book Review 2013 - Valentine's Baby Photo Book Gift

Shutterfly Holiday Card Review 2012

Shutterfly Photo Book Review 2012 Custom Path Update

My Shutterfly Photo Book Review - Hardcover 8x8

My Shutterfly Softcover Photo Book Review

Photo Book Girl's Annual Holiday Photo Card Guide Best Deals & Tips 2018

Mixbook Holiday Card Review Plus 2 Exclusive Pre-Black Friday Deals 2018

Photo Book Girl's Mother's Day and Father's Day Gift Guide 2018

Mixbook Mother's Day Giveaway Winners Announced!

Photo Book Girl's Favorite Mother's Day Gift Ideas at Mixbook Plus a GIVEAWAY! (Enter by 4/23/18)

What We Did Last Summer - Review of Two Mixbook Photo Books

Photo Book Girl's DIY Art Gallery Wall & Review of Acrylic Print by Mixbook

Winners Announced! Photo Book Girl's 3 Days of Late Night Snack Deals Giveaway

Photo Book Girl's 3 Days of Late Night Snack Deals + $300 Mixbook Giveaway

A 7 Year Tradition: Custom Calendars from Mixbook + Special BOGO Deal

Pre-Black Friday Photo Book Girl Exclusive! 10 FREE Custom Holiday Cards From Mixbook

Photo Book Girl's Annual Holiday Photo Card Guide - Best Deals & Tips 2017

Winners Are In - Photo Book Girl's Fall Giveaway with Mixbook

Photo Book Girl's Fall Mixbook Giveaway - Enter Today! (Ends 10/16/17)

Can't Miss Gifts for Mother's Day - Custom Photo Gift Ideas for Mom

Winners Announced! One Year of Free Photo Books 7th Anniversary Giveaway & An Exclusive Mixbook Deal!

Win a Year of Photo Books! Photo Book Girl's 7th Anniversary Mixbook Giveaway

Winners Announced! Photo Book Girl Mixbook Holiday Giveaway

(EXTENDED 12/19/16) Photo Book Girl's 5 Days of Mixbook Deals & Holiday $200.00 GIVEAWAY!

My Custom Holiday Cards with Mixbook & FREE Card Offer for PBG Readers!

Custom Calendars from Mixbook Plus BOGO DEAL - A Photo Book Girl Tradition Lives On

6th Birthday Photo Books For a Year From Mixbook Winner Announced!

Photo Book Girl's Sixth Birthday "Photo Books for a Year" Mixbook GIVEAWAY (Ended)

Custom Photo Calendars - Exclusive Mixbook Coupon Code for Photobookgirl Readers

Custom Photo Calendars - Exclusive Mixbook Coupon Code for Photobookgirl Readers

Mosaic Mother's Day Giveaway Winners Announced

(WINNERS Announced) Mixbook Mother's Day Flash GIVEAWAY! 5 Prizes (International) ENDED

Mother's Day Giveaway - 12 Prizes! Make a Photo Book in Minutes with Mosaic (ENDED)

Mixbook and Photo Book Girl Mother's Day Exclusive Deals

PhotoBookGirl's Fourth Anniversary Mixbook Giveaway Winners Announced (Plus a Tour!)

Photo Book Girl's Fourth Anniversary Giveaway! Win a Mixbook Designed by Photo Book Girl

The Ultimate Lay Flat Photo Book Comparison Guide - A Book for Every Budget (Updated 2017)

Mosaic Photo Book Review and Valentine's Giveaway Winners Announced

Valentine's Day Giveaway and Mosaic Photo Book Review (12 prizes!)

Behind the Scenes at My First Photo Book Party - Part 2

Year In Review Photo Books - Happy New Year!

Behind the Scenes at My First Photo Book Party - Part I

Mixbook Calendar Review 2014 + a Special Promo for Photo Book Girl Readers

Mixbook $300 2013 Giveaway Winners Announced

Mixbook Lay Flat Photo Book Review Plus a GIVEAWAY! $300 in prizes (ENDED)

10 FREE Holiday Cards from Mixbook & How to Create that Vintage Look For Your Photos

Make Your Own Family, Heritage and Genealogy Photo Book

Mixbook Calendar 2012 Review

Mixbook Review - Make Your Own Cookbook

Mixbook Group Photo Book Project - Make Your Own Photo Book with Friends



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