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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

From pro golfers competing for big-purse pursuits like the PGA Championship in Tulsa, OK, the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, NC, the Barclays in Jersey City, NJ and the Deutsche Bank Championship in Norton, MA to the tiniest golfer Baby James, just three years old and the pride of southern Louisiana, who recently competed in his first tournament, taking fourth against kids nearly twice his age – it’s the perfect time to reward the golfing great in your life.

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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

Since 2005, the Better Business Bureau serving Central Indiana (BBB) -and customers everywhere- have been congratulating PlaqueMaker.com as a business that meets the organization’s good faith commitment to resolve any consumer issue. For 17 years running, PlaqueMaker has conducted exemplary advertising, selling and customer service practices that are creating and maintaining consumer trust in our business, earning BBB Accreditation.

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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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Custom Engraved Signs for Your Hotel or B&B

The summer vacation season is almost here. Is your bed & breakfast, hotel, resort or other seasonal business ready?

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Celebrating Life After College

As you bask in the splendor of summer vacation, perhaps your last for a long, long time, we have some surprising factoids about you and your current position in life. Some may make you chuckle and some, well … you’ll just have to wait and see.

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Organize a Successful Golf Tournament in 12 Easy Steps

Whether your goal is to hold a fundraising event, host clients or stage an employee outing, a golf tournament could be just the event to delight your guests. If you’ve never planned a golf tournament before, you’ll not only need to work closely with the golf course, you’ll want to enlist the help of your own staff and the media to help ensure that the golf tournament runs successfully. By properly outfitting your golf tournament, you could take advantage of free publicity on other golf courses, get name recognition in the tournament and connect your charity or business with a memorable experience.

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Where are the Keys?

So for many of us, the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer include time off from busy work schedules, as well as packing up the car or RV with assorted accoutrements for a road trip, vacation or travel with no particular plans.

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Good in the Kitchen

Besides tasty recipes that feed a hungry, appreciative crowd, what are some of the essential tools of a great home cook? Here’s a partial list:

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Add Curb Appeal to Your Home

Nothing helps make you fall in love with your home faster than a little sprucing. Just-planted containers full of flowers, a fresh coat of paint, even new house numbers can keep that visual interest exciting. Just think what personalized signs can do! Here are a few ideas to get you started.

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