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Tip No. 1. First thing’s first. If you’re throwing a graduation party you need to send out invitations! PMall.com’s Personalized Graduation Gifts Store has an entire Graduation Invitations & Party Accessories Department that’s full of great designs that come in every color you can imagine. The Refined Graduate Personalized Graduation Invitations are one of our favorite designs because you not only get to share the graduate’s senior photo, you also can personalize it with 3 additional photos of your choosing. This gives you the opportunity to use 3 photos of the graduate growing up giving all the guests a cute visual story of their journey to graduation! You can even personalize matching Refined Graduate Thank You Cards so your graduate can thank all of his or her family and friends for their lovely gifts!
Tip No. 2. On the day of the celebration you’ll want to make sure people know where the party is located, which is why you’ll want to personalize the School Spirit Photo Garden Flag and place it proudly on your front lawn! Our all-weather, double-sided flag will be custom personalized with their school name, class rank, year, and any sports or titles with special meanings plus you get to choose 2 colors from 8 different color options, upload any photo and add any 2-line message to appear above the photo for a personalized touch. As an added bonus, this garden flag is removable and can be interchanged with any of our other Personalized Garden Flag Designs. That way you can continue to swap out different garden flags for different holidays, celebrations and upcoming seasons.
Tip No. 3. You’ll find lots of decorations and party favors in our Graduation Party Accessories Department, but our most popular gift is the Class Of Personalized Photo Banner. The banner is a great way to decorate any inside or outside space for the party and it also doubles as a great guest book! Leave out a couple of Sharpie markers and have the graduate’s family and friends sign their names, write a message, or share an inspirational quote on the banner. Your graduate will love having a keepsake with notes from all their loved ones. It will be something they can look back on years from now and treasure forever.
Tip No. 4. It isn’t a real party unless there’s dessert! We came across these Graduation Dessert Pops (at right) on Pinterest and thought they were a great idea right away! Not only do they save you time from passing out and cleaning up a bunch of cake plates, napkins and forks, they’re easier for everyone to eat, too! With high school graduation parties especially, there are bound to be friends and family who will have to attend more than one graduation party the same day as yours. Instead of missing out on cake because they have to leave early for another graduation party, your guests will love being able to take a cake pop with them whenever they need to leave because they can enjoy it on their way to the next party! Plus everyone will love them because they’re just so darn cute! If you like the idea of a portable dessert, you should also check out our Way To Go Grad Personalized Candy Bar Wrappers or our You Picture It Personalized Photo Cupcake Wrappers.
Tip No. 5. Last but not least, you need a gift for the grad! The School Spirit Personalized Photo Frame is our No. 1 best-selling graduation gift and it’s easy to see why. Our exclusive School Spirit design features an artistic splash of any 2 school colors and can be personalized with their school name, class rank, year, and any sports, inside jokes or titles with special meanings! So it’s not only a great gift idea for the grad, it’s also the perfect graduation gift high school seniors can give to their friends who are also graduating. They can personalize it with words the stand for their inside jokes or incredible moments they shared together for the past 4 years.
And there you have it – 5 quick and easy tips for throwing a graduation party! Make sure you check out our Personalized Graduation Gifts Store for all of the above gifts and more. We have great gift ideas for graduates of all ages!
We hope you enjoy your graduation celebrations – give extend a congratulations to the grad on our behalf!
The school year is coming to an end and now is the perfect time to pick out something special for your children’s teachers to show them how much you appreciated their hard work this past year.
No matter what your budget may be, PMall.com’s Personalized Teacher Gifts Store is sure to have the perfect teacher gifts for the teachers in your life no matter what age they teach. We have designs tailor made for kindergarten teachers all the way up to college professors – after all, teachers at all levels deserve to be shown appreciation!
Based on what we’ve seen popping up on Pinterest, the new popular “thank you” gift for teachers is personalized stationary. It makes sense since teachers often find themselves writing notes for their students to take home to their parents or jotting down reminders about lesson plans.
PMall.com’s Personalized Stationary Store is full of notepads and notebooks with all sorts of beautiful colors and patterns for everyday use but we also have an entire department of Personalized Teacher Stationary that’s full of great teacher-themed stationary.
You’ll find different types of notepads, note cubes, notebooks, note cards and more; including our popular new Calendar Desk Pads (the photo at left features an example of one of our teacher-themed notepads). These calendar note pads come in different sizes, colors and patterns and include colorful weekly schedules that make it fun to organize any busy schedule! They’re perfect for teachers who have lots of lesson plans, after school activities, and meetings to plan throughout the week.
Calendar desk pads are becoming more and more popular and any teacher would love to have one, especially if it’s personalized with his or her name! So head on over to our Personalized Teacher Stationary department to pick out the perfect design for the teacher you’re shopping for and tell us what you think!
We’d love to hear from parents and teachers – which type of stationary do you prefer? Notepads, note cubes, or note cards? Let us know by commenting on this post.
Enjoy the rest of the school year!
Have you explored PMall.com’s Mother’s Day Gifts Store yet?
You better get to it – Mother’s Day is May 12th!
Our store is filled with perfect gifts for moms with all sorts of hobbies and personality types but today we thought we’d focus on gifts with a specific theme – flowers!
After seeing this unbelievable Mother’s Day Cupcake Bouquet (at left) on Pinterest (at first look we thought they were real hydrangeas!), we were inspired to put together some flower and garden themed Mother’s Day gift ideas that any mom with a green thumb (or who just enjoys flowers) will love!
If you’re brave and crafty enough to try and create your own cupcake bouquet for your Mother’s Day dessert, we have the perfect way for you to present your masterpiece – with our Garden Of Love Engraved Flower Pot!
You can choose from a rich red or purple ceramic pot and have it engraved with any special title or message you’d like, such as “Mom’s Garden Of Love,” on the front surrounded by our precious heart design. On the back of the flower pot you can feature all of her children’s names, each separated by a heart. Celebrate Grandma this Mother’s Day by personalizing this beautiful gift with each of her grandchildren’s names, too! Not only will this flower pot add a personal touch to your cupcake bouquet, it will be a treasured gift that she can actually use to store her favorite flowers and plants. Now when she’s bragging about her kids or grand kids, she can brag about her beautiful flowers, too!
A Personal Touch Tip: Go one step further and add another personal touch by having the kids hand paint the flower pot base with colorful ceramic markers or paints!
If your mother loves flowers but doesn’t have the best track record of keeping plants alive, we suggest personalizing one of our beautiful Personalized Vases that you can fill with her favorite fresh cut flowers. The Blooms For Her Personalized Glass Vase (top left vase in photo at left) is a popular design among PMall customers and offers your choice of 7 beautiful verses (or you can write your own) that will be engraved, along with a closing sentiment and all of the children’s names, next to the sweet floral design. Another one of our popular vases is the Photo Sentiments Personalized Vase (bottom left vase in photo at left). This vase is made of fine-quality, chip-resistant stoneware and features a contemporary square design with rounded corners but what people love most about it is that it can be personalized with any photo and 3-line message! Create a vase with the first photo you have of your mother holding you in her arms in the delivery room, or a photo of a memorable vacation or trip. No matter which photo you choose she’s sure to think of you and how much you love her every time she uses her treasured vase.
If your mother has a green thumb and loves to spend her time working outside in her garden, she’s sure to love everything in our Personalized Garden Gifts & Accessories Department.
With the You Name It Garden Stones you can select a large or small stone and have it engraved with any family name or first name in your choice of 6 different font styles. One of our personalization suggestions is to have a large stone engraved with “Mom’s Garden” (or any message you’d like) and then personalize a small stone with each of her children’s names to create a beautiful path around her garden. With the You Name It Garden Stones you have the ability to create any masterpiece you’d like!
The Our Loving Family Garden Stone is a unique gift that you can have engraved with any 2-line message at the top plus a personalized character and name for each of her children below it! You can choose from all sorts of characters, including adult, youth or baby figures – even pets! Create a character for the whole family and she’ll love displaying this unique piece of art next to her beautiful flowers.
We hope you enjoyed our gift suggestions for green thumbs! We’d love to hear your personalization suggestions for our vases. Did you come up with a sweet poem that you could share with our fans that have writer’s block? We’d love to hear all of your suggestions and feedback – just comment below! And don’t forget to explore all of our Personalized Mother’s Day Gifts - we really do have a gift for moms with all sorts of hobbies and style tastes!
“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” ~ Unknown
We love this quote and think it’s a great thing to keep in mind, especially because Wednesday April 24th is Administrative Professionals Day. Now is a great time to show your coworkers how much you appreciate their work and we have some great gift suggestions to help you!
Our Personalized Office Gifts Store is full of beautiful gifts that your assistant, office manager or coworker will love and no matter what your budget is, we’ve got great gift suggestions for you!
If you’re on a small, strict budget you will be happy to know that we have a wide selection of gifts in the $20 and Under section of our Office Gifts Store. Choose from personalized coffee mugs, calendars, mouse pads, note pads and more! Customize a gift with their name, a special message, a favorite inspirational quote, photos, favorite colors, a beautiful design or pattern and other personalization options to help you coworker add a personal touch to their desk or office. They’ll love to know that their hard work is appreciated and they’ll be truly touched that you thought of them on Administrative Professionals Day!
The Office Gifts from $20 to $30 section includes beautiful gifts, such as the Personalized Monogram Post-It Holder, Sticky Note Cubes, Personalized Pens, and the Inspiring Quotes© Personalized Keepsake that you see in the photo at right. The personalized sticky note cubes come in several different designs and colors so you can find the perfect match for your coworker’s personality! Our personalized pens and Inspiring Quotes designs let you choose from provided verses or you can write your own so you can let your coworker know just how much you appreciate them.
If you have a little more room in your budget, we suggest browsing through our Office Gifts from $30-$50 section where you’ll find an eclectic offering of gifts for all types of personalities and interests. As you can see from the photo at left, you can personalize a Business Professional Personalized Portfolio, Personalized Executive Candy Dispenser, Personalized Sand-Filled Hourglass, Personalized Leather USB Flash Drive with Key Ring and more! The Executive Candy Dispenser is one of our favorite gift suggestions because it’s cool, unique and you know everyone will love it (who doesn’t love candy or snacks?)! Not only will your coworker love being able to offer everyone a snack from her new gift, your whole office will enjoy being able to use the dispenser to get a treat every once and awhile, too!
And there you have it – our 2013 Administrative Professionals Day gift ideas! Don’t forget to visit our Personalized Office Gifts Store to find all of these gifts and more so you can show your coworkers that you appreciate them and their hard work!
As soon as we saw this adorable photo on Pinterest we knew that we had to share it with all of you who are welcoming new spring babies into your life!
We loved the “Sibling for sale” photo shoot idea – what a cute way to include the other kids in the baby announcements that you’ll be sending out to all of your family and friends! Even though the photo is staged, we know that it’s not always easy for older siblings when a new baby comes along. It’s easy to see why an older sibling would be upset over getting a new little brother or sister – suddenly all of the attention that was on them is now shifted over to the new family member. Not anymore! We’re excited to share a couple of tips that will help prevent your children from feeling left out when the new baby comes and instead get them excited about becoming a big brother or sister!
Our first tip is to create a Big/Baby Brother & Sister Personalized Apparel item for each of your little ones. Choose one of the four titles (Big Brother, Baby Brother, Big Sister and/or Baby Sister) and have it personalized with any name on your choice of a baby bodysuit, infant bib, youth t-shirt or a toddler hooded sweatshirt. Once the baby arrives you can give them to your kids – they’ll be reassured that no one has forgotten about them and they’ll be excited to get a gift. They’ll love wearing their new t-shirts and will walk proudly around the hospital letting all of your visitors know that they’re the new big brother or sister! Just think of how precious it will be to have your little ones wearing their personalized t-shirts when you introduce them to their new sibling for the very first time! You’ll be thankful that the first photo you have of your children meeting each other will include that extra, personal touch.
That special photo will look even better when you display it in a Big/Baby Brother & Sister Personalized Photo Frame that you created exclusively for your family. Select a blue and green design or a purple girl design and personalize it with any name and your choice of Big Brother, Baby Brother, Big Sister and/or Baby Sister on a vertical or horizontal frame. It would be a great idea to sit down and spend some quality one-on-one time with your children before the baby comes. Give them their new personalized frame as you explain how exciting it will be for them to have a new little brother or sister. Once you’ve explained any questions or anxiety they may have or feel, they’ll feel much more comfortable about the upcoming changes in lifestyle and they’ll get even more excited about becoming an older sibling!
With all the time you’ll be spending in your hospital room, your children are bound to become restless and bored. The Big Sister/Brother Personalized Coloring Activity Book & Crayon Set is the perfect gift to pair with the personalized kids’ apparel to help keep them occupied during your hospital stay or while your family and friends are looking after them. The activity book features a storyline that explains how a new older brother or sister can help their mother prepare for the baby and what to do when the baby arrives. The book offers pictures to color, as well as games, puzzles and mazes that will teach your little one about your new bundle of joy. You can select a boy or girl design and add their name so it will be featured on the cover and throughout the inside pages of the book. Your children will have a blast coloring and learning about their new sibling at the same time!
For more great sibling gift ideas, check out PMall.com’s most popular Personalized Kids Gifts or PMall’s Personalized Baby Gifts Store. We have a wide selection of gifts that kids of all ages will love! Good luck with the new addition to your family and don’t forget to show the baby’s siblings some love this spring!