All Crane books include:

  • Custom design incorporating high-resolution scans of your keepsakes, letters, maps, and other personal ephemera
  • 40 double-sided Hahnemuhle pages (photo rag 308 GSM)
  • 3-5 fine art vellum overlays
  • Velvet covers
  • Specialty end papers
  • Oversewn binding
  • Decorative printed box
  • Single size: 12.5 x 13 inches
  • Choice of:
    • Cover color
    • Cover style
    • Font style
    • Velum overlay pattern style
  • Optional extras:
    • Cover embossing with bride and grooms names
    • Acrylic slip case

Velvet colors 

Crane's velvet covers are part silk, giving them a luxurious feel and sheen. 

Cover styles


Simple and elegant.


A beautiful reminder of what’s inside. Customize your Swan book with an encaustic photograph, hand-painted with beeswax and oil paints. This one-of-a-kind cover piece measures 5×5” and is placed elegantly inside a window cut in the center of the front cover of the album. 


Elegant designs pressed right into the fabric, giving you a gorgeous cover that is delightful to touch. Available in 2 styles, Grapevines and Frame.

Font Style

We can include text on our vellum overlays, including Bride and Groom’s names, dates, vows, or words that capture the feelings of the day or favorite expressions. 

We offer four font styles to choose from.


Vellum Overlay Pattern Style

We offer 3 styles of patterns for your vellum overlays: Geometric, Floral, and Abstract.

Optional extras

Cover Embossing

For a personal touch, we can emboss the bride and groom's names into Crane's velvet cover.

Slip cases

We offer crisp, clear lucite slipcases designed for protecting and displaying your Swan album. You can stand the case up on a bookshelf or lay it on a coffee table as a piece of art. The slipcase and album fit comfortably in the sturdy, archival-safe presentation/storage box. Available in Ghost or Milk.


Because each book is unique, we provide custom quotes for every book we make. Curious how much your book might cost?