Bring Natural and Organic Elements into Your Home
As our world becomes increasingly tech-fueled, many people are finding refuge at home in an environment filled with natural and organic materials. There’s something refreshing about stepping inside your front door and leaving the modern world behind for the soothing textures of the earth.
Big Big Love for Your Bridal Party
If you’re wondering whether to give gifts to your bridal party, wonder no more. The answer is an enthusiastic yes! The members of your bridal party are likely your closest pals – the people you love and trust to help everything go perfectly on your big day. Gifts are a thoughtful way to thank them.
Why the Wood Picture Frame is a Perennial Favorite
Almost as long as there have been pictures, there have been picture frames – and that’s a surprisingly long time. The earliest known picture frame is discovered in an ancient Egyptian tomb. It is wooden and handcrafted in the second century A.D. and it displays what’s known as a mummy portrait – a colorful, lifelike painting that helps members of this ancient society remember loved ones long after their deaths.
National Dog Day August 26
We’re pretty fond of our furry family members at PlaqueMaker, so we’re getting ready for National Dog Day*, celebrated annually on August 26 to honor all the dogs putting their lives on the line every day – for their law enforcement human, for their blind companion, for the child who is disabled, for their partner in the military -for all the ways they save lives, keep us safe and bring us comfort. This special event also brings attention to the astounding number of dogs in need of rescue each year, and what we can do to help.
How To Celebrate Success At Work
When it comes to celebrating success at work, it can sometimes be difficult to figure out what the right approach is. After all, people don’t want to be disturbed too much at work, as it can be hard to be taken out of your flow to celebrate someone’s special day or an office accomplishment.
When are Clocks Appropriate Awards?
Certain milestones in life can only be accomplished with patience. Anniversaries. A lifetime achievement. Retirement. A 100th birthday. For these special traditions, a commemorative clock can be the perfect gift to acknowledge someone who withstands the test of time.
How to Honor a Beloved Pet
Pets are pals, playmates, confidantes and beloved members of the family. When a pet dies, it can be a difficult time for everyone who knew and loved them. Suddenly, there’s a pet-sized hole in everyone’s heart, and it’s hard to know how to mourn – especially for children.
3 Appreciation Gift Ideas for Employees
While National Employee Appreciation Day often falls on the first few days of March, there’s no bad time to show your staff how much you value them and the hard work they do. Consider the following gifts to show gratitude to your outstanding team members.
A Golf Tournament with Pizzazz
If you’ve never organized a golf tournament, here’s the first thing to know: Golfers love tournaments. Golf Digest magazine ranks them among the three most-beloved aspects of golf, alongside watching pro golfers and receiving fabulous golf-related gifts.
Why Medical Professionals Should Always Wear A Name Tag
Isn’t it embarrassing to forget someone’s name? It implies that you don’t care about connecting with them, which isn’t necessarily the case. It’s just hard to keep up with names, especially when you’re interacting with a lot of people at once.
Custom Mugs for Friendship Day
The first Sunday of August was declared an American holiday by a Proclamation made by the United States Congress over 85 years ago, in 1935. Other countries have been inspired by its popularity and success in the U.S. and now, Friendship Day is celebrated around the world. In April 2011, the United Nations made July 30th International Friendship Day. Whether you celebrate the first Sunday of August or on July 30th, Friendship Day is a great day to celebrate your existing friendships through appreciation or foster new ones!
International Day of Friendship July 30
Thursday, July 30 is the International Day of Friendship, which recognizes the importance of friendship as a noble and valuable relationship in the lives of human beings around the world. Proclaimed in 2011 by the United Nations General Assembly, the occasion supports the idea that friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and each other not only inspires peace, it builds bridges between unlikely allies.