Chelsea™ - Album-Style Matted Print Box
Chelsea™ is the print box that thinks it's a book. This petite model features a unique layered construction that mimics the look of an album, but holds ten slip-in matted prints. You can even choose from many of our more popular album cover upgrades to complete the effect. Chelsea's™ versatility makes it equally appropriate as a keepsake for newborns or a private collection of boudoir photos. Your imagination and creativity can only enhance Chelsea's™ possibilities.
Each Chelsea™ includes 10 white slip-in style mats in your choice of 4x6" or 5x7" print openings. Print and assembly is also available for a ready-to-deliver product.
Chelsea™ is the box destined to become an heirloom.
See below for our delicate Chelsea's™ options; click to read all the details.
*Due to moving our production to Michigan, we are experiencing longer than normal turnaround times
Size & Orientation
Choose your own combination of size, orientation, and capacity. Don’t see the size you need? Contact us for a custom consult.
Sometimes less is more. If your client wants a simple cover we can do that. Finao has a cover material to suit any subject or specialty—we serve one of the most diverse groups of photographers in the industry. Weddings or seniors, babies or boudoir each need a distinct presentation.If you take pride in offering personalized service and a boutique experience you will love the ability to honor the style and taste of each client.
Complement your images from our collection of genuine and vegan leathers, velvets, linens, silks, and more. Or add an accent stripe or two for subtle coordination or eye-catching contrast. Our wood veneers create richly textured cover panels, and handmade papers complete your album as unique front and back cover lining.
In the order form, select from our current swatches and recently discontinued, or While Supplies Last, selections. If you have a favorite material from our past or are looking for something unique or specific, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll check our collection of materials—there are more than we can display.
A CAUTION: It is nearly impossible to see the true character of these materials online. Colors can vary greatly depending on your screen calibration. We recommend purchasing a swatch kit for use in conjunction with these online or downloaded swatches. Your client will appreciate knowing exactly what to expect in their finished product.
A downloadable swatch PDF is available on our Templates & Design Guides feature page (updated 11/2020.)
The base price of your matted print box includes your choice of any one of our cover materials.
Box Lid Options
Your clients want a memory that reflects their individuality. Be the photographer who creates lifetime albums as unique as your images. Or design a favorite combination that represents your signature brand. It will only take a few minutes to explore our options and inspire your natural creativity.
Chelsea™ is the matted images box that masquerades as your album and has almost all the same cover options. Match to your album style and feature ten of your client's favorite album images. Now that's a unique wedding package that will make your studio stand out.
Create a truly personalized display with a cover image in one of our beautiful low-effort, high-impact styles.
An ICE™ cover panel transforms this petite matted print box into display art that compliments any room. The flawless 1/4" acrylic panel has beautifully finished, smooth beveled edges. The stunningly natural color and crisp detail of the metallic print makes ICE™ our most popular cover upgrade.
As a Chelsea™ cover panel, Armour™ combines durability with a matte, art-paper like depth and richness. This metallic print emulsion bonded to thick, brushed aluminum will provide lifetime style and beauty.
Create a traditional look for your Chelsea™ with a cover image panel in the classic natural texture of canvas.
Create an affordable custom box cover by combining a focal image with your favorite material for the spine and back. Photo panels are created from fine photographic paper that is laminated for lasting protection.
Your slipcase album offers a range of custom cover designs. Add a cameo cover image or a contrasting cover material stripe, or combine them for a designer look. Choose one as your studio signature style! Size the image files for cover cut-outs 1/4" inch larger than listed as we tuck the image under the cover surface. Size image files for indentations exactly as listed.
Your Chelsea™ can include a 4x5" vertical cover image. Material shown is WSL Duchess linen.
Chelsea™ can be customized with an accent material that wraps around the spine and back. Shown in Bomber Jacket and Aquadesiac (WSL) leather.
Stripe and Opening
Combine a 4x5" image opening with a custom accent. Shown in Rothschild (D/C) and Carrigan leathers.
Your clients who prefer the simplicity of a non-image cover are not limited to fabric and leather materials. Explore wood and metal covers and our gorgeous custom engraving. We believe in providing the product you need. If you love slipcase but dream of a new twist, contact us for a custom quote.
Wood Veneer Cover
The timeless beauty of natural wood creates matted print boxes that become family heirlooms. Choose from classic wood and Barnwood finishes.
For a petite, one-piece matted print box that makes a statement, choose Bullet™. This smooth, matte metal lid option has a clean, modern finish. Enhance the look with custom laser etching or engraving.
Custom Cover Designs
Some things in life have to be just right. If your client likes our Chelsea™ but would love a little personal tweak, let us know. If we can make their dream come true we will, and help build your reputation as a rockstar photographer. Does it get any better than that?
You can add custom text and graphics to the cover of nearly all Finao products; choose from traditional text imprinting (debossing) with metallic foil or laser etching. Don't pass up the opportunity to imprint your studio brand in text or from your custom, reusable die.
Type Cover Imprinting
You can customize most Finao product covers with text in a traditional process, metal-die imprinting. This is available in a choice of five fonts of various sizes, and in seven colors of metallic foil or clear.
Laser Cover Etching
Accent your orders with laser-etched cover text and graphics. Etching is a beautiful way to customize materials that cannot be imprinted, such as velvet, wood, acrylic, and metal. Apply any design from your .jpg file.
Studio Die Imprinting
We'll create a metal die from your design and keep it on file for you to use on nearly all Finao products.
Typeset Studio Imprinting
Increase referrals by adding your studio name to the inside front or back cover of your album with foil type imprinting. What better way to promote your brand?
Prints & Papers
You've designed your box, now it's time for the best part—your images inside.
Finao offers a range of print media from the world's leading producers. Choose from silver halide photographic printing in lustre, matte, and glossy metallic finishes. Order Chelsea™ to complete with your own signature prints, or have us print and assemble for a ready to deliver product.
Fujicolor Crystal Archive Professional Super Type PD Lustre. Optimized for digital lab printing, it yields stable, high image quality prints that make it an excellent choice for professional wedding, portrait, or commercial photography. Superb color image stability makes it Fujifilm's longest lasting paper yet.
Fuji Deep Matte
Fujicolor Crystal Archive Deep Matte Paper Velvet Type H LM. A smooth, lustreless finish with strong fingerprint resistance. The elegant color reproduction is subtle and warm with pure whites and excellent image stability. Beautiful to display even under high lighting conditions.
Chelsea™ creates a unique presentation for smaller prints, and ships complete with 10 slip-in style slim mats with your choice of 4x6" or 5x7" print openings.
Chelsea™ ships complete with 10 slip-in mats.
Have us print and assemble, or add your own prints.
Our mats are white with a white core and a subtle surface texture.
Mat openings are detailed with elegant line embossing.
It is the details and finishing touches that complete the look and feel of your Chelsea™. Choose a ribbon-tie in black or white. Or show your style with our peg and strap closure. Pick your favorite from any of our classic-leathers to pair with the rounded, silver peg. We include you choice of closure option in the base price.
Coordinate or contrast your box details with the cover material. Choose a lining fabric and matching lift-ribbon in black or white.
Choose a ribbon-tie in black or white, or show your style with our leather strap closure.
Add a finishing touch with a romantic, satin ribbon-tie. Available in your choice of black or white; coordinate or contrast with your cover material.
Peg and Strap Closure
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Your matted prints should always be on display, so create a box that is worthy of a special place in your client's home. Design your box with the same cover options as albums and create a tailored setting for your art. Our downloadable Photoshop cover templates will get you up and running quickly.
Sample products are one of your best investments. There is no better way to present your quality work and sales options to prospective clients. The reality is that you can't sell what you don't show. A client will fall in love once they can see and hold your work in a beautiful finished product and imagine themselves as part of it. Many album brands look similar online; when they see and touch Finao products in person, the difference in quality and craftsmanship become obvious.
To help make this happen we offer generous studio sample discounts on almost every Finao product every day. That's 25-40% off our regular prices when you need them, 365 days a year. We never make you wait for a sample sale, although sometimes we sweeten the deal even more with one. The discounts of 25%-40% and annual maximum quantities vary by product.
Sample products are imprinted with STUDIO SAMPLE and are not for resale to your clients or for personal, non-business related use.
See Your Work in Our Samples
We create samples of Finao products to display on our website, in advertising, and for you to see in person at tradeshows and conferences. We design these with the beautiful images shared by you, our Finao family. We love to show off your amazing talent!
If we ask your permission to create samples with your images we will always credit your work and treat them with respect. If you love Finao and would like to share your images, let us know, and we are happy to consider them for sample display.
Sample Chelsea™ print boxes are 25% off our regular prices every day of the year—you never have to wait for a sale to get your Finaon discount. They will be marked STUDIO SAMPLE and are not for resale to clients. If you have any questions regarding your annual sample allotment, please contact us.