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Holiday Gifts that Celebrate Life’s Milestones

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Celebrate life’s milestones with personalized holiday gifts.

Life happens fast. And it can feel complicated at times. But some decisions are easy, like celebrating life’s milestones with personalized gifts. Baby’s first Christmas. Our first home together. A beautiful new marriage. Someone dear who passed this year. These are all important touchstones in our lives, and there are all manner of ways to mark them.

A holiday gift is such a wonderful opportunity to do so. And a personalized gift is all the more meaningful.

Here are some of our favorite personalized gifts to celebrate life’s milestones:

Baby Milestones

Baby’s First Christmas Ornament   Cherish your precious little one’s first Christmas with this sweet ornament. It’s a colorful and thoughtful memento the family will enjoy for years. Include a name and year, and we will print it along with adorable baby booty and Christmas artwork onto jade glass.

Little Miss Muffet Picture Frame  Remember baby’s first glorious day with a personalized Little Miss Muffet Picture Frame. We can engrave the baby’s first name, middle name, last name, date, weight and time of birth. You can include a 4″ x 6″ photograph.

Wedding Milestones
Personalized cork coasters help mark life's milestones

Mr and Mrs Cork Coaster  Personalized to remember your special day, the Mr. and Mrs. Cork Coaster includes a set of six, absorbent cork coasters in 5 popular lettering styles. Includes the option of two lines of text below the “Mr and Mrs” artwork.

Established Cutting Board Celebrate how you felt the day you first moved into your new home and serve up the fun with this eco-friendly, personalized bamboo cutting board. Features a single initial and three lines of text, which are laser engraved into the wood. Makes the perfect gift for a wedding, housewarming, anniversary and more.

In Memory Of Milestones

Butterfly Kisses Memorial Frame   Remember a loved one who has passed with this memorial frame that accommodates a 4″ x 6″ photograph.

Pet Memorial Glass Ornament  Pets are a special part of our lives. We cherish them forever. This ornament features your pet’s name and memorial dates or special phrase.

 

Trim your tree with memories: New printed ornaments

Printed keepsake ornaments ship in 24 hours from Giftsin24.A beautifully decorated tree evokes cozy feelings and Christmas cheer. As you peruse each ornament, warm memories arise of specific moments in the life of your family. Discover new keepsake ornaments that can help you remember each of life’s precious moments. We’ve added a new spin on our glass keepsake ornaments: four-color printing.

Featuring charming designs printed in full color on clear jade glass, the new printed ornament collection will stand the test of time. Whether you want to celebrate your first home together, a new baby, or a cherished pet, you’ll find a design that works for you.

The full color designs feature cheerful artwork printed in full color. From snowflakes to Santa, from home to happy birthday, the printed keepsake ornaments are not only perfect for Christmas gifts, they also make beautiful year-round gifts. Consider bringing one to every party you go to this season…your hosts will be delighted and touched.

Printed keepsake ornaments offer plenty of space to add a short message, dates or names. Whether they hang on a tree or grace a dining table as place holders or adorn a gift as a gift tag, these ornaments do the trick.

Each ornament includes a silver ribbon for hanging, along with a black velvet pouch for storing. Create your ornament in minutes, and it will ship tomorrow for free.

Printed keepsake ornaments from Giftsin24 ship in 24 hours.Themes include:
  • Holiday
  • Teacher appreciation
  • Sports
  • Baby’s first Christmas
  • Pets
  • New home
  • Wedding
  • Monograms
  • Sisters
  • In memory of
  • Music

See the full collection of printed and engraved keepsake ornaments here.

A Picture and a Thousand Words: New Printed Frames

Celebrate family with this personalized picture frame from Giftsin24.

Unconditional Love Picture Frame

Introducing the newest additions to Giftsin24’s personalized picture frame collection: printed frames.

These frames are made from the same, beautiful solid wood that all of our engraved picture frames are made from. But there’s a new twist: We create the personalization with shiny, colorful ink, not a laser.

Four-Color Fun

Available in 23 designs, these four-color frames bring your photographs to life. Vivid ink give these designs a bright and modern vibe. Plus, you’ll note the sharp, precise printing from our state-of-the-art presses. Our quality is always 100% perfect, and backed up by our Greatness Guarantee.

This personalized, printed picture frame is from Giftsin24.

Highland Picture Frame

From children’s themes to sports, from pets to patriotism, from school to love/weddings, you’ll find a design that’s right for your most cherished photographs.

Besides adding color, these new printed picture frames offer a smooth surface that’s easy to clean. The ink is shiny and crisply printed and contrasts beautifully with the natural wood finish of the picture frames.

Gorgeous Gift Ideas

Personalized picture frames make wonderful gifts. Your friends and family will be deeply touched when they see a cherished photograph encased in a beautifully personalized picture frame. They’ll give your gift pride of place in their home, whether on a mantle, table top, shelf or piano.

Each frame includes an easel back for standing, d-rings for hanging on a wall, and glass to protect your photograph. The opening accommodates a 4-inch by 6-inch photograph.

Looking for gift ideas for the holidays, birthdays, children’s birthdays, new babies, weddings and more? Explore the entire collection of engraved and printed picture frames here.

Ultimate Gift Guide for the Writer in Your Life

Read the ultimate gift guide for writers at giftsin24.

New for holiday 2018: Add a grosgrain ribbon to any notepad.

As the holidays roll around, you’re probably looking for gift ideas for the writers in your life. The good news is, there are many options at Giftsin24! Whether you’re talking about a brother-in-law who works professionally as a book editor or a co-worker who’s known for sending thoughtful notes, anyone who values the written word is sure to appreciate a set of custom-made cards, notepads or stationery.

Save yourself some stress this season, and get inspired with these fantastic holiday personalized gifts for writers:

Personalized stationery

Jotting notes to a pen pal, friend or family member is instantly more fun when it’s on personalized stationery that bears your name and style. For the writer on your gift list, personalize a set with that individual’s initials or name. At Giftsin24, we offer a wide range of personalized stationery gifts, from paper to cards. You can go modern or traditional in style, and all notecards include envelopes. Browse our catalog to find features such as crisp embossing, rich raised ink, colorful borders and more — all of which help you customize the paper to your recipient.

Read the ultimate gift guide for writers at Giftsin24.

Custom notepads

Most people reach for a pad of paper from time to time — whether it’s to jot down a grocery list, write a to-do list, or create a quick note for a friend. Treat your loved ones to personalized notepads with their names, initials or another design. Every time they use their notepads, they’ll think of you. Even better, Giftsin24 has all kinds of customized notepads available, so it’s easy to find a great solution for anyone.

Monogrammed cards

Another excellent idea for gifts for writers is to create personalized cards. Choose from bordered cards, apex cards, raised print cards, embossed cards and more — any of which may be monogrammed or personalized with the recipient’s name. We offer such a wide selection of designs to make it easy to find a look and feel that’s perfect for anyone.

What writer wouldn’t love to receive the thoughtful gift of stationery, notepads or cards personalized with his or her name? In today’s on-the-go society, awash in digital communication, handwritten notes are more meaningful than ever. Surprise someone with the perfect present this year, and order custom paper catered to his or her tastes!

Fall for an Autumn Party

Fall party napkins from giftsin24.com ship in 24 hoursFall parties are all about feeling warm and cozy. Cool temperatures and shorter days ask for a cheery and snug response. Gather your friends for a harvest party, a Halloween bash, or “Friendsgiving.”

It doesn’t take a lot of money or a fancy home to put on a warm and inviting fall party; just a lot of love for your guests and respect for the beauty of nature. Fall is perhaps the most generous of Mother Nature’s seasons. It’s the perfect time to celebrate nature’s bounty.

Here are 5 ways to create a fall party to remember:

Luminous Light

Lighting is a key consideration for any party. The slanting, late afternoon light of fall creates a lovely ambiance, so let it shine in. As the sun sets, light a fire or some candles to create a glowing conviviality around your guests.

Warm Beverages

Offer your guests a drink that warms them from the inside, such as hot cider in a crock pot, tea from the kettle or even a hearty beer. Added bonus: the delightful aromas will swirl around the room.

Terrace Monogram Keepsake Ornament from Giftsin24.com ships in 24 hours.

Personalize our Terrace Monogram Keepsake Ornament with your guests’ initials and use them as place tags and party favors.

Food for the Soul

On cold nights, warm and gooey foods do the trick. Think: baked taco dip with crisp tortillas; a Pershearty bean chili filled with tender vegetables; or baked onion and cheese mini-tarts.

Autumn Tunes

Your theme will determine your tunes. Halloween? Go for the Monster Mash and other Halloween-inspired music. Harvest? Try folksy fiddle interspersed with country-western favorites.

Natural Decor

Nature and woodsy themes are popular this year. In fact, woodland-inspired decor is the of-the-moment. Opt for natural materials, such as unvarnished wood, unbleached paper, rustic cork, and, perhaps for contrast and shine, a little gold-touched glass. Create a centerpiece using  branches, colorful fall leaves, or dried flowers. Or fill your favorite clear glass bowl with tiny gourds or pumpkins.

And, of course, you can personalize your fall party with delightful personalized wine glasses and mugs for cider or beer. Check out personalized cork or glass coasters and wood cutting boards. And, customize paper napkins with your party greeting or monogram. Visit www.giftsin24.com for more ideas.

 

5 Reasons Personalized Stationery Makes A Great Gift

Order personalized stationery gifts from Giftsin24.comNo matter the occasion, personalized stationery is a gift that’s always in style. Why? Simply put, it’s thoughtful and useful. When someone opens a box of custom cards, notes or notepads, he or she gains a tool for correspondence with a little luxury, to boot.

Whether you’re shopping for birthday, graduation, wedding, anniversary, hostess or some other sort of gifts, you can’t go wrong with this choice. To demonstrate that even further, here are five reasons why personalized stationery is always the perfect choice:

1. It’s unique

Because they feature a person’s name, monogram or messaging, no two personalized stationery gifts are alike. That’s why custom notecards are a one-of-a-kind present. You won’t worry that the recipient gets duplicates. Personalized paper or notecards won’t get lost in the shuffle. Each set is as unique as the person who receives it.

2. It’s thoughtful

When designing personalized stationery for a loved one, you communicate that the person matters to you. How? By creating personalized paper, you not only took time and energy to choose a style, but you also input the recipient’s name or monogram. It shows you care.

3. It’s economical

The age-old saying that “it’s the thought that counts” rings true with personalized stationery gifts. They’re proof that you don’t have to spend a bundle to provide someone with a meaningful present. Opening custom-made stationery is always a treat — regardless of its cost.

4. It’s memorable

Unlike many generic gifts, custom-designed stationery makes a meaningful impression. It’s not a mass-produced product, but rather a gift tailored to the recipient. That’s why, for as long as the paper lasts, your recipient is sure to think of you. With every handwritten note, he or she has a fresh reminder of your care. Custom-made stationery is hard to forget.

Great gift ideas in personalized stationery from giftsin24.com5. It’s sure to delight

Last but not least, getting a custom gift is fun. Who wouldn’t love to open a box of personalized notecards or papers, knowing they were designed with you in mind? When you surprise someone with custom stationery, the gift recipient will cherish it for a long time. Personalized notes are something special in a world of digital interaction.

From business colleagues to family members, everyone appreciates being thought of with a personalized gift. To learn more about our tailored stationery options at Giftsin24, browse our website. Think about your recipient’s style and find a design that matches it beautifully. From elegant monograms to colorful borders, we have a wide range of options. Place your order today!

Share an Attitude of Gratitude on September 21

Cultivate an attitude of gratitude

World Gratitude Day is September 21. How will you show your appreciation for the people you know best in life, or the acquaintance at school, work or church that did something nice, or the stranger — through their deeds or personal mission — that is making the world a better place? These days, it feels so easy to be cynical. Civility, compassion, thankfulness…those are the qualities we need more of in this world.

So let’s all practice an attitude of gratitude on September 21, and make it a habit thereafter. Here are 3 ways to cultivate gratitude in your life.

1. Say “Thank you” on World Gratitude Day

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” -Maya Angelou

Two words: Thank, you. They are powerful, indeed. Whether you say it, scribble it, send flowers or  write it in the sky, your gratitude can make someone’s day. Plus, just the act of saying “thank you,” can release endorphins — those feel-good hormones that course through our bodies. Decide you’re going to thank the check-out clerk at the store, your postal carrier who slogged through the rain, or your son’s teacher whose sweet nature or persistence is making all the difference in math class. We can soften life’s edges by practicing civility and kindness.

2. Keep a gratitude journal

“If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.” -Oprah Winfrey

It’s easy to flip on HGTV or browse the latest fashion magazine and feel a little envious of those who seem to have it all. Life has its ups and downs, and if you’re in the middle of a slump, it’s easy to miss all the things that are wonderful in life. If you find yourself staring into a glass that’s half-full, consider starting a gratitude journal.

Every evening, jot down 3 things that you feel happy about: friendships, family, pets and more. Granted, on those days when you lost your keys or a supervisor got testy, it might be hard to see the rays of sunlight. But even noting the smallest things can get your mind on the right foot: late summer flowers blooming; warm socks; a kind smile of the crossing guard; a soft breeze on a cool night; the strength and dexterity of your own fingers.

3. Commit to a weekly act of gratitude

“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” -Henry Ford

Beyond World Gratitude Day, you can practice gratitude so that it becomes part of  your life. Sometimes when we set a goal, it becomes more achievable.  Life is fleeting, and we need to grab those moments of grace while we can. It doesn’t have to be fancy, but just commit to saying thank you more, hugging more, giving more, surprising more. Or plan to write a formal thank you note once a week to someone — even if it’s an out-of-the-blue note to say, “I am grateful for your presence in my life.” You’ll make someone else’s day, and you’ll improve your own frame of mind, too.

 

The Ins and Outs of Personalized Correspondence Cards

Personalized correspondence cards from giftsin24.comWhether you’re sending a note of congratulations or love, there’s nothing like personalized correspondence cards (also called flat cards or notecards) to make it special.

Made to reflect your style and name, correspondence cards are elegant enough to be a time-honored tradition, yet meaningful enough to make a heartfelt impression. That’s why, when you are taking the time to handwrite a note, correspondence cards are the perfect way to do it. Use them for sympathy notes, thank you cards, congratulations wishes and more. If you’re looking to create and write the best correspondence cards possible, here is what you’ll want to know.

Correspondence Card Etiquette

There are certain hallmarks of correspondence cards, traditionally speaking. A correspondence card is a specific size: slightly larger than the modern A6 postcard size. It should also be a heavy enough weight of paper to create a premium feel — ideally not less than 350 grams per square meter (GSM). Include your contact information: usually your name, address and phone number. It may also feature other details such as an email address, a website and/or a social media username if desired. As for the message, write your note on only the front — never the back — of the card, and your writing should be brief and sweet. Correspondence cards belong in envelopes printed on high-quality paper. If you really want to make them special, use traditional wax seals.

Damask Card is a personalized correspondence card from giftsin24.comTimeframe for Sending Specific Types of Cards

The timing of certain cards depends on the occasion — yet there is always flexibility. Etiquette dictates you should send sympathy cards, for example, within two weeks of someone’s death. At the same time, expressing condolences is still appropriate weeks or even months after that point, as it communicates care to a grieving person. With thank you notes — whether for birthday, anniversary, graduation, shower or baptism gifts — ideally send notes within four weeks of receiving presents.

What Makes Personalized Correspondence Cards Special?

The elegance of correspondence cards is in the attention to detail. Rather than generic paper, they feature heavier, higher-quality paper. This gives each notecard a sense of importance. Likewise, correspondence cards are as unique as you are, made to showcase your style. At Giftsin24, we offer a wide selection of cards to give you plenty of ways to customize them. Create your design with a monogram and choice of lettering. We also offer a variety of decorative elements such as crisp embossing, rich raised ink, borders and more.

For the best personalized correspondence cards, Giftsin24 is your resource. Our established, family-owned company not only creates the finest cards in the industry, but we also provide a fast turnaround on all designs. Most orders ship within 24 hours, so you can get what you need quickly. We provide free FedEx ground shipping, exceptional packaging and a commitment to order accuracy on every card set.

Browse our personalized notecards online and place an order today!

Introducing…Coaster Napkins

Coaster napkins are durable, attractive disposable coastersPlans are moving like clockwork for your big event. The invitations went out. You’ve planned the menu and decor. What’s next? Think about coasters or beverage napkins, especially if you are entertaining at home and want to protect your tables and other surfaces where guests will land their drinks. Want the latest, greatest party idea? Consider coaster napkins, Giftsin24.com’s newest product addition. As their name implies, these products combine the best features of coasters and napkins, all at an affordable price.

Personalized beverage napkins are wonderful and offer flexibility. For a modest investment, you can announce the reason for your celebration at the dining table, beverage cart and buffet. Coaster napkins add an advantage: Sturdier and more absorbent than beverage napkins, coaster napkins won’t shred when wet and will stand up to multiple uses.

Compared with coasters, coaster napkins also save space and are cost-effective, especially if you are expecting more than 10 guests. Investing in dozens of cork or glass coasters would add to the cost of your party, plus they’d have to be stored in between events.

Discover cute coaster napkins for your next eventIt’s easy to personalize coaster napkins with popular Giftsin24 monograms, lettering styles and designs. Personalize them for weddings, showers, anniversary parties, birthday celebrations and other special events.

The 4-1/8” x 4-1/8” squares work equally well for hot or cold beverages. Made from textured paper that has a bit of latex in it, they stay in place, won’t shred and will even look pretty for a second or third event.

The white paper has a linen-like finish, which lends it some texture and a slight sheen. Even when wet, the coaster napkins stay attractive because the personalization does not rub off.

Coaster Napkin Collection

Explore the collection of coaster napkins now so you can personalize them for your next party.

Chesterfield

Cheers

Derby

Rosario

Serenity

Soho

Delavan Monogram

Pamplona Couples

Pearl String Monogram

 

Monograms 101: A Guide To Personalize Your Products

Looking for something different to use at your next event or give as a meaningful gift? Monogrammed items are personalized just for you or your recipient — unlike generic items you can purchase from the store. Monogrammed gifts and decor are a great way to personalize your life and wow your friends. To get something creative and different, use our Personal Style Tool. Our process for choosing the right monogram design will help you pick out the perfect item with confidence.

Choose a monogram that's right for you.

Choosing a Monogram to Personalize Your Projects

You can make unique projects by adding initials in a stylish way. A monogrammed item is created by you, but a special monogram generator will help you create your ideal mark with ease. You don’t have to be familiar with design or typography to use a monogram generator and order your personalized items.

Just about everything you wear, display, use or decorate with can have a personalized mark. Monograms are the perfect way to set apart your parties, wedding, gifts and more. From etched glass coasters to napkins and bamboo cutting boards, there are tons of ways to personalize your life.

The Gift of a Monogram

Finding the right gift can be tricky. You want something that is different, but still useful and beautiful. Monogramed items are the kind of gifts that carry memories and meaning. A boss who receives a monogrammed mug for his desk will appreciate the gift as classy and professional. A bride who gets monogrammed guest towels for the bathroom or coasters for the home will see the gift as a special token of her big day. Monogrammed gifts that are given to family members can carry the weight that comes with the family tie of sharing a last name. Items that are monogrammed unquestionably belong to the recipient, which means they were carefully chosen and ordered, not selected generically.

The Right Style for the Product

Not all products are the same or have identical shapes for holding your monogram. Monograms on round coasters are probably going to look different than at the top of personalized stationery. To start in choosing the right monogram, you need to pick the item you want to mark. You may not have the space to do three letters and just prefer one. On business-focused items, you might have the letters evenly sized instead of the center letter being larger.

Consider what kind of style will work best on that item — fonts and layouts of the monogram can make the whole project look modern, chic, classic, flowery and more. Those styles will change how someone interprets the gift or how an event is perceived. A fancy wedding script might be perfect for reception table runners, but it wouldn’t look right in the clean lines of a modern office. You want the monogram to fit the product perfectly for the person or space for whom or which it is being designed.

Knowing how you want the result to turn out and what product you are planning to get it on is the first step to creating a great monogram. Once you’ve determined the shape and style of the monogram you are going to create, the next step is to look at lettering styles.

Selecting a Unique Font for Your Monogram Design

Monogram fonts can be plain or intricate. A font that is generic will look like something that could be made in Word on your computer and printed. Some fonts are not well-made and don’t create elegant design elements. At Giftsin24, we offer specialized fonts in our design generator so that even the non-designer can create a professional-grade product.

The right monogram font will enhance your design and convey the style you determined was best for the product you are marking. A font should easily fit into the space designated for the monogram without looking cramped or stretched. The monogram letters should flow into a design element but remain easy to read.

We’ve chosen great fonts specifically for monograms that you can’t find anywhere else to give your gifts a one-of-a-kind look. We make sure those fonts are well-suited to monograms by choosing a wide variety of styles in fonts that have good spacing, balance and are readable.

Choose monogrammed coasters for newlyweds and housewarming gifts

Initial Etiquette for Monograms

The last name initial is always the largest in the center if you are doing the traditional trio of letters. You can use initials for individuals or couples in a monogram.

  • For a married couple: The woman’s first initial is first, then the last name initial. The man’s initial is on the right.
  • For a woman: Typically, her last initial is in the center with her first initial on the left and her middle initial on the right. However, if she is married, she can use her maiden initial on the right instead of the middle name initial.
  • For a child: Monograms are perfect because they don’t give too much information in public. While the use of a first name might allow a stranger to act familiar with a child, a monogram personalizes the item to make it special and easily identifiable. A child’s monogram will follow the first, last middle initial format.

If the initials of your mark are the same size (instead of the traditional monogram with a larger letter in the middle), then the initials are in a first, middle, last name order. This often happens on shirt pockets, briefcases and luggage — among other items where lettering may be kept more straightforward and less decorative. When you’ve determined the shape and style, creating the monogram is simple.

Monograms Made Easy

Creating a unique monogram doesn’t have to be hard or time consuming. Our special tool for generating your monogram makes the process incredibly easy. Rather than paying a designer or struggling with the process yourself, you can choose a product and use the monogram generator tool to finish the personalization process. For each of the items on our website, you can enter your information and choose the lettering style. An immediate preview will show you exactly how the monogram will appear on the product, so you don’t have to guess if a specific style will look good in the space or fit correctly.

Finishing With Finesse

When ordering, certain products can be finished specially to give them an even more unique edge. You can use embossing or raised ink for a classy look that visually pops from the page. Your monogram design can be engraved on wood or etched into glass for a lasting, classy mark.

Now that you’ve completed the design process, you can proudly show off your monogrammed items within days of ordering them. At Giftsin24, we pride ourselves on carefully creating and quickly shipping your items. We know you trust us with your gifts and specialty items, expecting each piece to be crafted with care. We have a great customer service team that is backed by a production team built over decades. So, what are you going to personalize?