Last year we shared some Cute & Clever Christmas Card Photos with you in a blog post to help inspire your family’s Christmas card photo.
Since PMall.com’s Personalized Christmas Card Sale is going on now and because we received such a great, positive response from our readers after last year’s post, we thought this would be a great time to share some more Christmas card photo inspiration with all our fans!
Some of our favorite photo ideas have a funny theme behind them, such as this cute photo of the kids goofing around (photo at left).
We love the idea of playing up the fact that the holiday season can turn into a crazy and busy time for everyone.
Your family and friends will be able to relate and will love your sense of humor.
Your family’s Christmas cards will be sure to get a smile and/or a laugh out of everyone!
It’s the fun photos like the kids with duct tape above and the photo of the acrobatic family at right (all of which we found on Pinterest), that really help to spread Christmas cheer.
They’re eye-catching and are sure to stand out from the dozens of stock holiday cards that your family and friends will be receiving from other people this year.
Have fun and get creative with photos – and don’t be afraid to include the whole family – it doesn’t have to just be the kids!
If you’d rather go for a cute Christmas photo instead of a funny one, don’t worry – we have some ideas for you, too!
The photo (below at left) of the siblings blowing snow together is adorable and makes a beautiful Christmas card photo!
It’s a cute, cheap and easy photo to coordinate and execute and the kids will have fun taking the photos, as well. You could try using real snow once it arrives, but we have a feeling that the photo would turn out much better if you use a fake, glittery snow substitute that you could find at any store that sells Christmas decorations. It may require a little clean up afterward but it will totally be worth it!
Once you’ve taken the photos and picked out your favorites, head over to PMall.com’s Personalized Christmas Card Store and check out all the great designs available in our Photo Cards and/or Photo Postcard Departments. With our wide selection of design themes you’ll be able to find the perfect card design to match your family photo. You’ll be able to upload your photo(s) and customize your card to your liking in just a few quick and easy steps.
Once you think you’ve finished your family’s Christmas card you can actually preview it before you purchase! That’s right, you’ll actually get to see how it will look before you order it so you can still go back and make any changes you’d like before placing the order!
Once you’ve finished personalizing your Christmas Cards, personalize a set of Personalized Return Address Labels that match your card design or check out our Personalized Self-Inking Return Address Stampers. They’ll save you plenty of time and money when you’re addressing your cards!
If you like the photo examples we found and included in this post, be sure to check out our Christmas Card Ideas Board on our Pinterest Profile, where we’ve been non-stop pinning every cute and clever photo idea we see!
If you have a clever Family Christmas Photo idea that you’d like to share with us and our fans, please email it to email@example.com. We can’t wait to hear what you think of these fun photos!
Whether you’re hosting a celebration or were asked to bring something to a party you’re attending, you’ll love all of the fun and festive recipes we found on Pinterest and pinned to PMall’s “4th of July!” Pinterest Board! As you can see from the American Flag-inspired cake at left, people have been sharing some great red, white and blue ideas – and we just can’t get enough of them!
For those of you don’t want to take on the challenge of the flag cake, be sure to check out our board at the above link – you’ll find tons of easy ways to add some July 4th flare to your food!
We found everything from using cookie cutters to create star-shaped watermelon bites to strategically making fruit kabobs with bananas, strawberries and blueberries so when you fill a platter with them it looks like the American Flag! We even pinned some great drink recipes for kids and adults!
Once you’ve created your red, white and blue snacks or desserts, present them to your family, friends and party guests in the new Patriotic Pride Embroidered Gift Basket at right!
The reusable red liner is artfully embroidered with PMall’s exclusive stars and stripes design and personalized with any family name or message so you can add a personalized touch to your party! If you don’t want to fill it with food, the gift basket can also be used to store all of the party plates, napkins and plastic ware that the guests will be using at the party. If you host the 4th of July party every year, this basket is a must-have! It also makes a great hostess gift for your friends and family, too!
Now that it’s summer, everyone will want to enjoy the nice weather outside so make sure you clean off your lawn chairs, stock up on sunscreen and bug spray and decorate your yard with one of our Personalized Yard Stakes, like the All American Personalized Yard Stake at left. The yard stake will let your guests know where the party is AND act as a great outdoor decoration! Customers love our personalized yard stakes because the design is magnetic and can be taken off the stake and switched out with another design whenever you’d like. Once you’ve purchased the yard stake with your first personalized magnet design for $32.95, you only have to pay $15.95 for any new magnet designs you’d like to personalize! You can switch out the magnet so that your yard stake is always celebrating the current season, holiday, birthday or any other celebration you’d like. The beautiful star pattern featured on the All-American magnet design will look great with all of your other party decorations and your guests will love that you’ve thought to have that July 4th flare outside.
Even though your guests may spend the majority of the time outside on your deck or patio, they’re sure to be coming in and out of your house to use the bathroom or to help bring refrigerated foods outside throughout the celebration. Personalize the Patriotic Flip Flops Doormat so they’re met with 4th of July fun at the door and also to prevent your guests from tracking mud, water, or anything else into your home! The fun flip flop design is so cute you’ll want to leave the doormat out all summer long!
If you like the All American and Patriotic Flip Flop designs that you see here, be sure to check out all of our 4th of July Personalized Gifts - these same designs can be personalized on other gifts plus we have other great gifts you can use at your 4th of July party! You can personalize a blanket to save your spot at your local parade or have one of our party tubs engraved so your guests can drink ice-cold beverages in personalized style. Head over to PMall now to find all your 4th of July party needs!
You can only eat hard-boiled eggs for so long, which is why these Easter Chick Cupcakes are the perfect sweet to have prepared for your Easter celebration. Desserts don’t get much cuter than these little treats! If you click the link you’ll be directed to the Bird On A Cake Blog where you’ll find the recipe for these Easter treats.
The cupcakes would make a great Easter Basket stuffer or you could even display them on a pretty platter and use them as a centerpiece for your Easter brunch. Make it a family affair and have your little ones help you prepare and decorate the cupcakes for a nice break from hunting down all those Easter Eggs!
And if you think the chick cupcakes are cute, wait until you see
PMall’s Personalized Quacking Easter Ducks!
These soft, yellow plush ducks come decked out for spring in an Easter Egg t-shirt design that you can personalize with any name.
Not only is the little ducking cute – it also quacks! Just squeeze them and you’ll hear the “quacking” noise! The duck measures nine inches high sitting with orange legs and bill, sporting an equally bright spring bow which is usually sold for $24.95 but if you act fast, you can personalize one of these cute ducks for only $19.95 while they’re still on sale!
Any kid would love to see one of these cuties waiting for them in their basket come Easter morning – personalize one today for each of your little ones so they can treasure them for many Easters to come! We also have the My First Easter Personalized Quacking Easter Ducks which are perfect for the newest addition to the family! Select a duck wearing a pink or blue t-shirt, which features the words “My First Easter” and a cute carrot design and personalize it with the baby’s name to create a sweet gift the little one will love to snuggle with.
Check out our Easter Gifts Store for other personalized Easter Basket stuffers, apparel and more that feature Easter Chicks, Ducks and other festive designs that the whole family will love!
We want to make sure that you have the most fun as possible when you head to your local St. Patrick’s Day Parade so we have compiled a list of items for you to bring to ensure that you have a blast shaking your shamrocks this March 17th!
These Shamrock Pretzel Bites are the perfect treat for you to bring with you to the parade – they’re festive, fun, affordable, portable and easy to make (click the link for the full recipe)!
All you have to do is place an unwrapped Hershey Kiss on top of each of the pretzels, bake them for 7 minutes at 200 degrees and when they’re finished, pull them out and place 3 green M&M candies on top of the melted chocolate right away. Once it cools, create the shamrocks’ stems by adding a line of green frosting to each of the pretzels and there you have it – the perfect St. Patrick’s Day Parade Snack!
Both adults and kids will love popping these while they watch the bagpipers and Irish dancers go by.
You’ll need something to wash down the Shamrock Pretzel Bites so be sure to bring a cooler of water, pop, beer and/or whatever drinks you’d like. Just make sure to stay in tune with the St. Patrick’s Day theme by wrapping them in the Irish Flag or the Irish Pride Personalized Can & Bottle Wraps. The wraps feature Velcro tabs for easy closing and removal plus rubber lining for a secure and snug fit. You’ll be able to keep your drinks cold, your hands warm and since you can personalize them with any name, hopefully you’ll be able to keep other people’s hands off your drink! Both wrap designs are usually $7.95 each, however if you act fast and take advantage of the St. Patrick’s Day Gifts Sale we have going on now through Sunday, you can personalize them for only $5.55. You can create one for the kids to use for their pop and create one for the adults to wrap around their Guinness for this year’s parade and for many more to come.
If you or some of the other adults prefer to enjoy Irish whisky or stronger spirits on St. Patrick’s Day, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! The Irish Cheer© Personalized Pocket Flask will carry up to 8 fluid ounces of your favorite beverage so you stay warm at the parade and so you can toast your Irish heritage in style! The stainless steel flask is delicately hand etched with any name above the traditional shamrock design on the front for a distinguished Irish look. It even comes with a funnel so you don’t waste a drop! It usually retails for $29.95 but it’s on sale now through Sunday for just $20.95! This is another St. Patrick’s Day accessory that you’ll be able to enjoy year after year. The flask and the can wraps also make a great gift idea for the host or hostess of the after party you go to after the parade.
Depending on what part of the country you’re from, it may be a little chilly on March 17th so you’ll want to make sure you customize your own Irish Pride Personalized Sweatshirt Blanket to keep you and your family warm as you wait for the parade to start. The super soft and comfortable, heathered grey jersey fleece features a simple but bold Irish design that can be personalized with any family or team name. Head over to the parade location early and use the blanket as a space saver to secure your favorite location to watch from – since the blanket displays your name proudly everyone will know which area is “your spot.” This new gift is usually listed at $36.95 but if you order before Sunday, March. 10th you can personalize it for just $25.85!
If you check out PMall’s St. Patrick’s Day Gifts Store, you’re sure to find even more awesome parade party accessories. We recommend personalizing a t-shirt or some kind of clothing, like the popular Irish Pride Personalized Apparel, for everyone in your group (even babies!) so everyone in the parade will be excited to walk by your fun section. Don’t let your dog feel left out – they can show off their Irish pride too with the Lucky Dog© Personalized Dog Bandana!
With all of these awesome parade accessories your group is sure to stand out from the crowd and have the time of their lives. You’ll be having so much fun you’ll want to make sure you remember this fun holiday forever, which you can do with the Let the Shenanigans Begin Personalized Picture Frame. You can personalize this frame (or one of the other Irish frames in The Irish Home Gifts Department), with the name of the parade, the year, your family names or anything else you’d like to include in the 3-line message so you can look back and remember all the fun you had with your family and friends.
Make sure to stay safe while you’re having all that fun this St. Patrick’s Day – and don’t forget to take advantage of our St. Patrick’s Day Gifts Sale before it ends Sunday.
We instantly fell in love with the personalized cookie idea after we caught a glimpse of this photo (at left) on Pinterest - we just can’t believe we never thought of it ourselves! As you can see, the idea is to decorate one large cookie that says “I love you more than …” and have it laying on top of a dozen or so cookies that are each personalized with an example.
There are endless possibilities that you can work with when you’re decorating the cookies for your loved one, but one thing’s for sure – we know the perfect way to send or present them this Valentine’s Day … in our Sealed With A Smooch© Personalized Gift Tin! This adorable tin can be personalized with any 3-line message along with any 1 line of text at the bottom. For $26.95 you can personalize the gift tin so that it is filled with Hershey Kisses, or you can personalize the tin itself for just $19.95.
With the postcard-themed design, this tin is the perfect gift to send to your long-distance love any day of the year. We also love the idea of sending this tin to your boyfriend or husband at work on Valentine’s Day. Women are always having flowers, teddy bears, and other gifts delivered to them at work or at home on Valentine’s Day – and we think it’s about time that there was a non-feminine, romantic gift that was acceptable to send to your man. Men have been publicly expressing their love on this romantic holiday forever and now we have the perfect gift to help you return the favor. While having flowers or teddy bears delivered to his office may embarrass him, receiving delicious cookies in a sweet custom gift tin is sure to be the highlight of his day! We’re sure he’ll not only love the homemade treats, he’ll be proud to show off his wife or girlfriend’s baking skills to all of his coworkers, too!
If you’re worried about your cookie-decorating skills or if your Valentine prefers chocolate to sugar cookies we also have some other treat ideas to share with you! Thanks to the How To Nest For Less Blog, we found a great recipe for Stained Glass Heart Cookies! These cookies look beautiful and all you have to do is take a heart-shaped cookie cutter to a sugar cookie and fill in the space with pieces of crushed Jolly Rancher candy. After baking you’ll have a delicious and colorful cookie to give to your Valentine! Pinterest Tip: As we were browsing through all of the great Valentine’s Day dessert ideas on Pinterest we saw how some people had used two different colors of Jolly Ranchers to give their cookies a swirl or tie-dye look!
If your loved one is a chocaholic you should check out The Gunny Sack Blog’s recipe for White Chocolate M&M’s Valentine’s Day Cookie Bars. The recipe is super easy because the crust is actually made from a cake mix. The recipe also calls for white chocolate chips and Valentine’s Day M&M’s – we love how the M&Ms turn the bars pink and red! If these bars don’t have enough chocolate for your valentine, we suggest heading over to PMall.com’s Valentine’s Day Gifts Store where you’ll find chocolate fondue sets, candy jars filled with Hershey Kisses and more!
Do you have a special Valentine’s Day treat that would also look great in our personalized gift tin? We’d love to hear it! Post your recipe or thoughts in a comment below or send them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.