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What’s a Desk Wedge and Why You Need One

A desk wedge refers to a stylish design for a desk nameplate for the modern office. Sleek, elegant and often made from natural wood such as walnut, red alder and rosewood, displaying your name, a meaningful quote or inspirational phrase on a desk wedge in your office can say a lot about you.

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Handmade Craftwork is a Big Deal in Small Business

With 1.4 million artistic entrepreneurs actively creating handmade products, the online phenomenon Etsy is building a global empire since its launch in 2005. Etsy offers a marketplace for thousands and thousands of artisans, crafters, designers, and makers and has served close to 81.9 million customers by the end of 2020.

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Do Certificates Have Any Clout?

In today’s job market, going to school to earn certificates from a community college, technical school or four-year institution is a no-brainer. If, after years in the workforce, you find yourself contemplating a return to school, many professionals are taking the same leap. They discover expanding their knowledge base in new areas of study helps them earn promotions and pay raises or sets them off in a new direction or career path.

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8 Personalized Brick Fundraising Ideas to Build On

Personalized bricks are nothing new to the fundraising world, yet we often forget the significance of engraving a person’s name on them. To a donor, they are tributes to loved ones or important events like anniversaries and achievements. A custom brick project provides a positive way to remember a person or occasion. It allows you to support a local charity while giving back to the community.

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6 Personalized Gift Ideas

In a world where people are increasingly realizing the burden of having too much stuff, it’s more important than ever to put thought and care into choosing gifts. While friends and family can go out and inexpensively buy food, clothes, toys, etc., anytime they want, they can’t always get a unique and thoughtful gift.

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Tips for Creating the Perfect Pet Memorial

As a loving pet owner, you likely know first-hand just how difficult it can be to lose your beloved pet. Whether it be a cat, dog, horse, bird, bunny, or any other loyal companion, the void that remains after a pet’s death can be heart-aching. Fortunately, by creating a unique, personalized pet memorial, you can have something to honor the life of your pet and keep the loving memory alive. Create your perfect pet memorial with these smart tips.

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Gorgeous Grandma Day

July 23 is Gorgeous Grandma Day, and for women of a certain age, it’s music to their ears. This Boomer-licious holiday is created by author, columnist, radio host and speaker Alice Solomon, who is best known for her syndicated newspaper column “A Guide to Gorgeous Grandmas” as well as several books on finding love after 50, upbeat senior living and aging with style. Gorgeous Grandma Day is named after Alice’s communications company and she’s a wonderful role model – returning to the workforce after graduating from Wellesley College, cum laude –at the age of 50! Alice says this holiday celebrates every woman in her 50’s, 60’s and 70’s who:

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Four Ways to Boost Your Employee Recognition Program

Employees put 40+ hours a week into the companies they work for, spending the majority of their days away from their families. Employees are expected to do everything necessary to help run the business in a cohesive manner. It’s a lot of work keeping a business in the black, and the jobs your team is tasked with can sometimes be quite thankless. If you want to keep your employees happy, you won’t want it to stay thankless for long.

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Custom Name Tags for Golf Tournaments

It may not be the first detail that comes to mind when planning a golf tournament, but it could be a thoughtful way of helping golfers enjoy the experience just a little bit more. Each golfer and event staff member should have a name tag. Should they need help, for instance, name tags let participants identify the right people and avoid embarrassing situations. Name tags can also make it easy for them to network with other golfers. As they say, it’s all in the name.

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Moon Day 2021 – 52 Years Later

To say the events that take place from July 16 to July 24, 1969 are extraordinary seems a bit over-stated in this day and age … until you witness them all over again. Even now, 52 years later, Apollo 11’s moon mission remains one of the most thrilling achievements not only for NASA, a longtime PlaqueMaker customer, but for the United States and continues to capture the imaginations of people young and old, all over the globe.

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5 Essential Items To Decorate Your Desk At Work

A lot of us will be heading back to the office in the coming weeks and months, and for that reason we will also all be looking for ways to personalize our long-vacant desks with essential items that help make us feel comfortable in the workplace.

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How To Celebrate The Special Days In Life With Your Family

When it comes to celebrating those special days, it is always meaningful and important to make the most of the memories with your family and friends.

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Top Tips for Designing Your Office at Home

If you’ve been working at home over the last year, chances are good that you are still figuring out how to make yourself feel most comfortable while on the job in your own home.

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Right Ways to Celebrate Your Retirement

The moment is finally here. It is the one that you have been working all of your life for, and you are happy that it is here. It is a grand day, and it marks years of hard work, toil, and a bit of sweat and tears.

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Ask PlaqueMaker – How to Order

Customer (via Facebook): How do I order from PlaqueMaker? Can I order from your Facebook page?

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Get inspired to make any day a celebration.

Here are PlaqueMaker.com, we’re so inspired by all the creative ways to celebrate life’s great moments, we’re sharing these ideas with you, on our blog.

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Kelleys Island Part of The Battle of Lake Erie History

PlaqueMaker.com customer Steve Merkel recently shared a creation with us!In September 2013, America commemorated The Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial with one of the largest celebrations in the Lake’s history.

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Redemption Ink celebrates First Anniversary with Beautiful Tribute

“We wanted a beautiful way to honor the artists who have worked with us as well as the survivors we serve,” Founder Jessica Lamb tells us.

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Don’t Lose Touch with the Ones You Love in the Time Of COVID-19

These are trying times. We are living in a new normal in which we express love and devotion through isolation and staying away from those that we love. We cannot...

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