Powell Leather’s Blog

Show and Classic Car Portfolios

Posted by Steve powell on Tue, Jun 16, 2015
classic car photo album
Anyone who has ever restored an automobile knows well that it is a labor of love. It is a reflection of the character of the restorer as much as it is a restored classic car when the dust settles, and the smoke clears. We hand-craft custom leather albums and presentation portfolios in much the same fashion. Each order that leaves our doors is a unique creation. We will discuss with you what it is that you have in mind, and how you intend to use your custom leather portfolio. We craft our products from the finest materials available, and assemble them to provide years of service, beautifully. Whatever art that you provide us may be placed upom the cover leather, and if you're not sure how to begin we'll be pleased to help you design a custom car photo album for your purpose. Many other options are available depending upon the intended use of the book. You mayu want a document flap installed to hand out printed brochures at shows, or a pen loop, but whjatever your need may be, we'll be happy to toss around ideas with you. Please feel free to give us a call anytime to discuss what it is that you have in mind, we'll be happy to hear from you!

Topics: personalized, custom, car portfolio, hot rod album, classic car photo album, show car photo album, exotic car manifest

Museum Visitor's Books

Posted by Steve powell on Wed, Jun 10, 2015

 museum guest register

Powell Leather has crafted custom leather guest books for museums all over the world. We'll be pleased to help you to create a personalized museum guest book with your own artwork, logo, or design fixed upon the book's cover leather. Depending upon what information is important for you to retrieve from your visitors,  we will personalize your pages to create the ideal layout for your particular circumstances. Our custom guest book pages may also be adorned with whatever image that you provide us lightly watermarked behind the lines of the pages of your own unique design layout.  Personalized guest book page refills are available from us anytime, and are just a phone call away. All of our products are crafted from the highest quality materials available, and are designed to offer a lifetime of faithful service. Please feel free to give us a call anytime. We're always happy to discuss what the best approach might be for a book to accommodate your needs.

Topics: gallery guest book, leather, personalized, custom, museum visitor's book, exhibit guest book

Log and Guest Books for Yachts

Posted by Steve powell on Mon, Jun 8, 2015

personalized yacht guestbook

        We often receive inquiries from yachtsman seeking guestbooks with specific features to accommodate their requirements.  We've crafted custom leather guest books for everything from day sailors and mega-yachts to research vessels and even the Commissioning Book and guestbook for the USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (CVN 77) . Whatever the scale of your nautical endeavors, we've got you covered. We're always glad to take time to talk to you on the phone to help you design a book that's appropriate for your particular situation and budget. Let us help you bring whatever it is that you've got in mind to life!

custom yacht guestbook


         We understand that developing a design for your project is a process, and we're are always pleased to make the necessary adaptations to accommodate the particular circumstances for each individual order. Yacht owners tend to seek books that will reflect the character of their vessels.


Less is more. There is true beauty in a simple design.

In most cases the right leather chosen along with a custom guestbook page design, and a simple, but distinctive mark or text are more than enough to create a guest book that people will be talking about for years. Many of our customers prefer to adapt their books to become photo-guest books by simply installing top loading photo pages, rather than the standard lined or personalized paper guest pages in their guestbooks. The paper that we use within our photo pages is a 12" x 12" heavy white archival card stock, and it may be printed with your own nautically themed page design to record the information that is important to you. When this type of page is used for a guest book it must be removed from the sleeve to be signed when guests arrive aboard, or depart from, your yacht, then replaced within guest book. yacht guest registerThese pages are easily placed in or out from the top of the sleeve. This option offers more protection your guest signatures and remarks from the environment, while offering the possibility to include protected photos wherever you like among the signatures. A photo guestbook is a great way to bring your signature lines to life. Please feel free to give us a call anytime to discuss how we might craft a custom leather yacht guestbook for you. Also, please feel free to browse our website to view some of our other great personalized leather products.

Topics: guest register, leather, custom, personalized yacht register, yacht album, yacht guesbook, nautical, guest book for yacht, ship's log

Safari and Exotic Hunting Photo Albums

Posted by Steve powell on Thu, Jun 4, 2015
Safari hunting photo album
    If you've just returned from a safari, or an exotic game hunt, you may have discovered that it's not that easy to find an album that's appropriate for your personal photos. Our specialty is creating the highest quality personalized leather photo albums available anywhere. Each customer's book is crafted to be as unique as the adventures contained within their pages. We can build a custom leather hunting photo album or leather safari photo album for you that will reflect the true essence of your own experiences. Please feel free to contact us, and let us know what it is that you've got in mind for your photo album's design. We'll be pleased to help you work out whatever details may be necessary to make manifest your vision for your photo portfolio. You may choose the type of leather and finish from which your album will be built, and whatever artwork that you like may be fixed upon the cover leather using one or more of several techniques that we've developed to personalize our leather photo albums. All of our personalized leather photo albums are hand crafted to the highest standards in order to produce personalized leather photo albums that will preserve your most important memories beautifully for years and years of future enjoyment. We look forward to hearing from you to discuss your project.

Topics: safari photo album, HUNTING PHOTO ALBUM, leather photography albums, hunter's photo album, African Safari Album