How To Order

 

We work with your favorite photographs to create Custom Silhouettes of the people, pets, and special moments in your life. From those treasured pictures, Le Papier Studio creates one-of-a-kind heirloom pieces: silhouette portraits and exquisite jewelry, and perfectly personal accessories. All custom silhouettes created by Le Papier Studio will be kept on file for any future uses you may have.

 

ORDERING PROCESS

To personalize any of our products with a custom silhouette from your photographs, start by selecting the desired product. Where applicable, you may select from our existing silhouettes or request for your Custom silhouette to be created. Each custom silhouette we create is subject to a one-time-fee ($10.00). Please note that each person, pet, makes for one custom silhouette - a family of four (dad, mom, two kids) will require four silhouettes. Use this as a guideline when selecting the quantity of Custom Silhouettes for your order.

Submitting photos

Once you have selected your desired product, and the "create custom silhouette from my photos" option, you can upload your photo/s right on the order form. You can do this by clicking the "Upload photos" button. You will see the uploaded photos when you add the product to the cart. If for some reason you aren't able to upload photos while filling out your order, you can always email them to us at orders@lepapierstudio.com (please place your order number on the email's subject line).

BEFORE & AFTER

Here are a few before and after examples.

PHOTO TIPS FOR PERFECT SILHOUETTES

  •  Place subject in front of a well-lit background, facing either left or right.
  • Only one side of the face must how on the photo and entire head should be in the photo.
  • A relaxed face helps to show the features (eyelashes, nose, lips) more realistically although  smiling faces are cute too. It's up to you how you want to photograph them.
  • If photographing more than one person, take individual pictures.
  • Remember to take the picture straight at eye lever, standing about 4-6 feet away.
  • If person has long hair (past the shoulder line) put it up. Ponytails, braids, messy buns really do make for cute silhouettes and add character to the piece of art.
  • For full body silhouettes, take a picture of the people standing, walking away or towards the camera.
  • When photographing babies, try taking the picture when they are asleep. Hold the camera directly above their face, with only one side of the face showing.

Proofing and Turnaround Time

A digital proof will be sent via email in 5-7 business days. Please make any desired adjustments at this time. A final proof will be emailed and, once approved, we begin to process, create, and ship your order. Please allow 3-4 weeks for all custom orders to arrive after they have been approved.

 

If you need an item in a hurry, or want to make sure it will reach you by a certain date, please contact us at (orders@lepapierstudio.com) and we will do our best to answer any questions and accommodate your request. Additional fees may apply for expedited production and/or express shipping.