Custom Art Journal Form


Questionnaire for Custom Book Orders
By LuLu Too Beaucoup
This questionnaire is for 1 scrapbook/smashbook/journal

Thank you for your interest in a unique, custom book by LuLu Too Beaucoup!

LuLu will create and send you a gorgeous handcrafted book in a lovely presentation / storage box (except for Basic Book) that you, or your gift recipient, will be proud to display, peruse, and enjoy for years to come.

Books require a $150 USD deposit/down payment to begin work. Additional fees apply.

To provide information and determine complete costs, please copy and complete this form in your word processor. Then email the completed form as an Attachment to: lulu@nuvoclassic.com
There is no charge to process your completed form.


This comprehensive form is used to help create the most beautiful and spectacular book for you.
All fees are payable in USD funds via PayPal, or cash where indicated.

COSTS (based on which book type is ordered)
·         ELABORATE BOOK – see PERSONALIZATION below
·         BASIC BOOK (see BASIC BOOK  below for details of what is/is not included)

COSTS (all types of books)
·         $150 USD deposit/down payment
·         Labor fee varies - starts at $150 USD per book.
·         Shipping/delivery fee is extra outside 25-mile radius of Chicago, IL, USA.

COSTS - RUSH ORDERS
o   After Aug 1st of any year, Christmas gift book for that year is charged a non-refundable RUSH ORDER fee of $150 USD, payable at time of order.
o   Any book requiring delivery within 45 days of deposit down payment is charged a non-refundable RUSH ORDER fee of $150 USD, payable at time of order.

LOCATION (check one)
·         __Within 25-mile radius of Chicago, IL, USA
·         __North America and outside 25-mile radius of Chicago
·         __Anywhere else

TIME FRAME / DEADLINE
·            After Aug 1st of any year, Christmas gift book for that year is charged a non-refundable RUSH ORDER fee of $150 USD, payable at time of order.
·            Any book requiring delivery within 45 days of deposit down payment is charged a non-refundable RUSH ORDER fee of $150 USD, payable at time of order.

1.          What year do you need this custom book?
§   ___2020?
§   ___2021?
§   ___2022?
Note: For a Christmas (December) delivery, your book must be ordered and $150 deposit received by Aug 1st of any year - PLUS your photos PLUS memorabilia PLUS ephemera must be received before September 15th of that year.

This custom book by LuLu is a labor of love – and as such, will be created over a period of many weeks with great attention to detail and using quality materials.
2.      What month and / or any particular date – or event - do you need the book? ______
o   After Aug 1st of any year, Christmas gifts for that year is charged a non-refundable RUSH ORDER fee of $150 USD, payable at time of order.
o   Any book requiring delivery within 45 days of deposit down payment is charged a non-refundable RUSH ORDER fee of $150 USD, payable at time of order.

2.          BOOK RECIPIENT (check one)
o     For myself ____________

GIFT for someone else
  •  Surprise gift (I will NOT be providing photos and journaling notes) _____
  •  Not a surprise gift  (I WILL be providing photos and journaling notes) ___



DESIGN and ARTISTIC DECISIONS


Although I may contact you with questions from time to time, I work with ‘carte blanche’ authority. That means, you are giving me complete artistic control.
I will make ALL artistic and design decisions – including buying appropriate supplies and embellishments (except for Basic Book).

THEMES – PARIS (check one)
·         Paris ONLY ______ (check and skip following themes)
·         Paris PLUS  any themes checked below ________

       

THEMES - CHECK ALL BELOW THAT APPLY
·         Family
o   Aunt
o   Baby ______
o   Brother ______
o   Child ______
o   Father _____
o   Heritage (grandparents, great-grandparents, etc.)______
o   Honeymoon ______
o   Mother ______
o   Other relative ______
o   Sister _____
o   Uncle ______
o   Wedding Party ______
o   Wedding Planning _____
o   Wedding Reception ______
o   Wedding Service ______
·         Friend(s) _________
·         Hobbies ______
·         Holiday (s) which?  _____ ______ ______
·         Memories ______
·         Sport(s) (please list) ______
·         Travel / Holidays / Vacations (except Paris) ______
·         My Life (combination of all of the above themes, except Paris) ______
·         Other event / other occasion / other theme (please list) ______

BASIC BOOK
INCLUDED:
·         wire-bound journal for 72 photos maximum,
·         cover Title
·         photo adhesive
NOT INCLUDED:
·         Assemblage on front cover
·         Keepsake presentation / storage box
·         Ribbons on binding
·         Image processing of photos (fixes, touch-ups enlargements, reductions, printing)
·         Journaling or calligraphy

INCLUDED FOR ALL BOOKS:
  • ·         Beads
  • ·         Embellishments
  • ·         Ephemera (flat papers)
  • ·         Journal spots, tabs, tags, tuck-spots, belly bands
  • ·         Journaling using client’s notes
  • ·         Pattern scrapbooking paper and plain cardstock
  • ·         Ribbons
  • ·         Rub-ons and Stickers
  • ·         Washi tape


CLIENT MAY PROVIDE any or all of the above PLUS the following (optional):
  • ·         Photos (see Sizes and Counts below)
  • ·         Notes for journaling
  • ·         Ephemera (flat papers)
  • ·         Memorabilia (objects, both flat and dimensional up to .25” high)


SIZE and COUNTS (72 photos maximum) – for ELABORATE Book

These books have a capacity of 72 photos, as follows:
·         60 photos    (combinations of sizes 3” x 5” and 4” x 6”), PLUS  
·         12 photos sized 5” x 7” - for total of 72 photos maximum)

·         How many photos total of each size below will you provide?
·         3” x 5”? ____
·         4” x 6”? ____
·         5” x 7”? ____
·         Other sizes? ____________
·         How many photos total - including all sizes above? ______________
·         How many photos from total above are larger than 5” x 7”?     If so, these oversize photos will need to be reduced to 3” x 5” with white borders. _______________________________________
o   How many oversize photos will you reduce yourself? _____
o   How many oversize B / W photos should I reduce? ______
·          Fee to reduce oversized B / W photos is $7.50 per photo -  to scan + reduce + print on matte photo paper.
·          Add $15 per B / W photo for image processing to fix or touch-up.
o   How many oversize COLOR photos should I reduce? ______
·          Fee  to reduce oversized COLOR photos is $12.50 per photo - to scan + reduce + print on matte photo paper.
·          Add $20 per COLOR photo for image processing to fix or touch-up.

PERSONALIZATION – for ELABORATE Book

·            What is your fave color - or fave color of gift recipient? ______________
·            What 3 colors do you want to be used in your book - or in gift recipient’s book?
1.          ______________
2.          ______________
3.          ______________
Note: Gold and silver are always used as accents, in addition to colors you list above.
·         What color(s), if any, should be avoided whenever possible? _______________________
·         What is your nickname  (or gift recipient’s nickname) if any, that you want to be used in book? _____________________________________
·         Birthdate – yours (or of gift recipient)? (optional) mm/dd/yyyy __________
·         What TITLE (three short words of 5 letters maximum each) did you have in mind for this custom book? ____________________   ____________________________  __________________________________
o  Note:  If no TITLE in mind, I will devise a TITLE based either on the first name, nick name,  the location of photos (if applicable), or a combination.
·         Other than photos, will you be submitting/shipping/delivering any journaling, notes, ephemera, memorabilia, rub-ons, stickers, scrapbooking embellishments, or other supplies for this commission?
If so, please explain, in detail in the categories below.
o   Embellishments_________________________________________________________________
o   Ephemera______________________________________________________________________
o   Journaling (please attach separate Sheets)
o   Memorabilia ___________________________________________________________________
o   Notes (please attach separate Sheets)
o   Rub-ons ___________________________
o   Stickers _______________________________________________________________
o   Other __________________________________________________________________
If not, please provide a list of your travels, hobbies and interests – or of gift recipient. (Please attach separate Sheet as needed ). Fyi, LuLu will collect and/or buy supplies based on your travels, hobbies, and interests or of gift recipient – since you are not providing any supplies.

LOGISTICS (Consultations and Contact Info)

CONSULTATIONS (In-home, or in-studio, or via email) – please check one

·         Are you requesting an IN-STUDIO consultation fee at LuLu’s Illinois studio in Chicago? If so, $25/hr consultation fee applies, for 2 hours minimum.
Chicago ____  

·         Are you requesting  an IN-HOME consultation at your non-Chicago location? If so, you  agree to pay all travel expenses (lodging, meals, car rental/taxis, air/ground transport) + $250 USD presentation/demo fee (1 hour minimum + 1 overnight stay minimum at Hampton Inn and  Suites or other Hilton property nearest to your address) _________

·         Are you requesting an EMAIL consultation? If so, Email consultation is unlimited and FREE. ___


CONTACT INFO

·         What is your full name? _______________________________________
·         What is your email address? ___________________________________ (LuLu does not text.)
·         What is your phone number for urgent communications? ____________(LuLu does not text.)
·         Where? In what city, state, and country are you located? ____________________________
·         What is your zip/postal code? _______
·         What is the postal address where the completed book should be shipped, including zip code (if not pick up or hand-delivery within 25-mile radius of Chicago, IL, USA)?
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________

DELIVERY OPTIONS (shipped, pick-up, or hand delivered)
Note: Shipping fee to the Continental US, Canada, and Mexico is $45. Anywhere else, shipping fee is $75.

1.    Do you want this custom book SHIPPED to your postal address above? If not, enter address: _____________________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________________
2.    Do you want to PICK UP this custom book at LuLu’s studio in Chicago, IL. 60643? ____

3.    Do you want your book DELIVERED by LuLu personally to your non-Chicago address? If so, client agrees to pay all travel expenses (lodging, meals, car rental/taxis, air/ground transport) + $250/hr USD presentation/demo fee (1 hour minimum, plus 1 overnight stay minimum at Hampton Inn and Suites or other Hilton property nearest to your address). _____

CHECKLIST – FOR SUBMITTING PHOTOS AND/OR MATERIALS – ELABORATE BOOK
(Use this Checklist AFTER you and LuLu have agreed on the final price, estimated delivery date, and your deposit down payment has been paid.

Follow the Checklist, make a copy for yourself, and include the original Checklist in your package, on top).


  •        PHOTO COUNT – total count of all photos submitted for this commission – list total on 3” x 5” card or 3” x 5” piece of paper (preferred) _____ (PHOTO COUNT can be ‘0’)
  •        Photos (not applicable if PHOTO COUNT is ‘0’): Each photo must be individually hand PRINTED on back (in black photo pencil) with:
  •    o   who, and when and where? if known
  •    o   what, and how, and why? if known
  •    o   Or answers to the same questions above, hand printed legibly (or typed) on a piece of paper    and clipped to each photo
  •           Clear ziploc bags (Hefty 2.5 gallon Ziploc preferred)  labeled with event or location (use a 3” x 5” card preferred or piece of paper) placed in the bag on top of everything with label visible (see below)
  •    o   For example, Paris in one bag, Amsterdam in another bag, Italy in another bag, etc.
  •        Appropriate photos sorted into appropriately labeled baggie, including count (not applicable if PHOTO COUNT is ‘0’)
  •        Appropriate memorabilia and/or ephemera and/or other materials and/or supplies sorted into appropriately labeled baggie, including count.
  •        Original Checklist in your package, on top)


Please ship your package INSURED.

PACKAGING AND SHIPPING – COMPLETED BOOKS

All ELABORATE personalized books are carefully wrapped in a swath of luxurious fabric selected by LuLu, and safely nestled inside a fancy presentation / storage box that LuLu lines with protective Styrofoam covered in another layer of luxurious fabric.
·         Dimensions of the presentation / storage box are approximately:  12” D x 20” L x 12” H
·         Presentation box with book inside will be INSURED and shipped from a local shipper, and the tracking number will be provided to you.

BASIC BOOK will be INSURED and shipped in sturdy package from a local shipper, and the tracking number will be provided to you.


How did you find LuLu Too Beaucoup? __________________________________________

Please email LuLu with any questions or info.

Thank you for your business! I am excited about the possibility of creating your gorgeous book!

Sincerely,
Mary Lou ‘LuLu’ Haynes
lulu@nuvoclassic.com




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