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Find meaningful gifts for everyone in our Black Friday guide

Shopping for the entire family requires a wide variety of gifts, so check out our Black Friday guide to avoid endless browsing and find meaningful gifts today. Black Friday is usually helpful to avoid the holiday rush. But it’s also the perfect opportunity to save on gifts for all your upcoming occasions, including birthdays and more.

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Decorate, Harvest, and Celebrate Kickoff to prepare for Fall 2022

As summer finally settles and the weather cools, it’s almost time to celebrate kickoff for the new football season and decorate the home to prepare for fall 2022. You might also have to begin harvesting the garden, and maybe add a few signs as fresh pumpkins and other treats ripen. We’ve got all the décor and gifts you need to welcome fall smoothly and warmly.

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Get Ready for School with Tidy Teachers and Classroom Fun

The first day of class can easily become overwhelming, but getting ready for school with the right supplies and some creativity can make the classroom fun for teachers and students alike. The first day can be scary for kids, or frustrating for your first teaching position. Fortunately, there are plenty of smart ways to organize, celebrate and remember the new school year.

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Share Your Creations with Us! A Look at Customers' Inspirations

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Get inspired to make any day a celebration

Birthdays … Anniversaries … Graduations … Holidays

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Keep Summer Camp Fun, Fresh and Safe for Kids

The warmest season of the year is finally here, so it’s time to find some creative ways to make summer camp fun and safe for kids of all ages. There are plenty of activities to entertain and educate kids during any camp adventure. However, they also need careful guidance and supervision. As such, it’s also important to plan ahead for basic safety measures.

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Say it with Flowers

The language of flowers, or floriography as it’s sometimes called, is a beautiful, romantic and secretive way of communicating heartfelt emotions through the use of flowers. For thousands of years, cultures throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East have attributed meaning to each species of flower, used to represent emotions such as love.

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Gifts for Golfers that Fit to a Tee

Three-year-old golf phenom Baby James took fourth place in his first tournament against kids twice his age!

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Celebrate Summer with a Personalized BBQ Set

June 21, 2022 – As the first day of summer signals the start of long, lazy days hammocking and hiking and hanging out with friends, it also tells you it’s time to fire up the grill.

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Summer is Here! Ball Games and Fishing Trips

The unofficial start to the summer season is here and that could only mean two things: cheering on your favorite little league team and trips to the cabin at the lake for fishing.

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Hostess Gifts for Summer Vacations

Today, more and more vacationers are staying in a home or condo than ever before. Some statistics point to at least a quarter of travelers (24%) are forgoing a traditional hotel or resort for the ease and comfort of a vacation home or condominium that they either own or will rent. Not to mention, the value Americans are looking for – 94% of leisure travelers say, “value for the price” is the primary reason for choosing vacation rental lodging. Of course, it helps if you own a vacation home, or you know someone who’s willing to let you use their place for your rest and relaxation.

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Let’s Get Social

(Except when we’re actually creating wonderful custom engraved plaques for you!) We love it when you share your reviews, suggestions and photos with us, because we learn more about how you’re creating memories for your business, family and friends using PlaqueMaker products. In turn, we’re always eager to share our latest promotions, new products and improvements with you. And with the holidays fast approaching, this includes letting you know about expanded hours and order deadlines for on-time delivery.

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Create a Reusable Label System for Your Garden

you’re likely sitting by the fire this winter planning your spring plantings. With the Vernal Equinox more than a month away (the first day of spring is March 20 this year), there’s plenty of time indoors to pore over seed catalogs and log on to interactive garden design tools, dreaming up ways to attract more song birds, grow heirloom vegetables, add fresh herbs to borders or feature that Japanese Maple that’s attained specimen status.

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5 Tips for Tracing Your Ancestry

It can be an exciting journey into not only our own past, it can shed light on the history of many nations, genealogy, religion, politics and world events. From a practical standpoint, tracing our ancestry is the first step to building a family tree. To begin, follow these five tips:

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Team Photos and Trophies

From the school yearbook to military deployment and professional sports championships, whether it’s professionally taken or taken with a cell phone, team photos document “the thrill of victory” that likely lasts a lifetime for every team member pictured. When that competitive spirit shines brightly in each person’s eyes, the meaning of teamwork – the ability to work collaboratively as a group to achieve a goal- gets a high-five. A high tweetable moment, for sure.

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Wayfinding Your Way Around

If you have, then you are already acquainted with the spatial problem-solving method of wayfinding. Coined by American architect and urban planner Kevin Lynch in the 1960’s, wayfinding is a traditional design principle of navigation that helps visitors make their way around an unfamiliar place, getting to a desired destination with ease. Lynch calls it the “imageability” of a space, the way people visualize it using clues that help them get from point “A” to point “B,” such as landmarks, paths, edges, intersections and the signs that help to identify them.

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Gifts of Glass and Crystal

In the dream world, glass can represent clarity, perception and wisdom. Dreaming of glass can also represent the presence of a scholar, a wise sage or a person of knowledge in your life. If you receive a gift from anyone in a dream, it denotes that you will be unusually fortunate in speculations or love matters.

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Celebrating 17 Years as a BBB Accredited Business

“I didn’t think it would be possible to get a plaque made and sent in such a short amount of time, but in less than a week the plaque was in my hands. The proof really does not do it justice, they did such an amazing job. It exceeded my expectations. It was a lovely gift to present someone.”-Vannessa F.

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4 Occasions Where A Custom Plaque Makes For The Perfect Gift

The best gift you can give someone is one that comes from the heart and says what you want to say especially if you can't find the right words. One such gift is a personalized plaque.

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Featured Items

When you visit PlaqueMaker.com, you’re welcomed with an elegant home page that not only lists plaques, awards, gifts and more by occasion, we separate them by type, which makes it super easy for you to find what you’re looking for in short order.

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