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While we all can’t have amazing kitchens with incredibly-organized pantries like the one in the photo at left, we can all make sure to do to best with what we’ve got! Head over to our Pinterest Profile Page and check out all of the neat kitchen organization tips and tricks that we’ve been pinning to our Food, Kitchen and Recipe Ideas Board!
Once you’ve freed up some space with those handy organizational tips, your kitchen is sure to look and feel 100% better!
The next step to freshening up your kitchen is to add your own personal touch to the space, so that as soon as you walk into your kitchen, you and your family feel at home.
Create your own “Kitchen Rules” Canvas Print (at right) and personalize it with all of the rules that you and your family have created and live by! You can add silly rules or inspirational messages, as well! Start by choosing a red, black, brown or blue background to match your existing décor. Your family name will be featured at the top and you can include up to 14 “rules” that will be printed in this fun design! Display the 12″ x 36″ canvas in a special spot so you can share your cute family rules with all your guests, too!
If you like the “Kitchen Rules” Canvas but don’t have the space on your wall for it, you should check out our Kitchen Chalkboard Personalized Slate Sign (at left)! The plaque measures 6″W x 12″L and is made from a hand-cut, fine-grained slate, which is a naturally weather-resistant stone making it perfect for your kitchen, or for outside by the grill! The elegant Kitchen Chalkboard slate features a charming bistro design that can be customized with any name, 2 lines of personalization (1 above and 1 below the name), and your choice of 5 clever statements about food – or you can choose to write your own fun statement instead! This beautiful piece of wall art will help add a sophisticated look to any home kitchen, whether it’s for your home or you’re giving it as a gift to a family member or friend!
But let’s not forget about the bathroom! To give your bathroom a face lift, we suggest giving it some character – with actual cartoon characters! The Bathtub Family Characters Collection Wall Plaque (at left) is sure to do just that when you personalize the plaque in beige or grey and hang it up for the whole family to enjoy! This fun design lets you turn each of your family members (even pets!) into cute cartoon characters for a fun design that features a large bath tub to hold them all! Choose any combination of family members, from big brother, little brother, big sister, little sister, baby boy, baby girl, cats, dogs, light or dark complexions and specific hair color. Each family member’s name will also appear on a bath towel behind them! If you don’t have the wall space, not to worry! You can also personalize the Bathtub Family Characters Collection Floor Mat and matching Hand Towels to help give the room your personal touch!
Which of these PersonalizationMall.com gifts would you like most in your own home? We’d love to hear your comments below!
Celebrate National Coffee Day with a Personalized Coffee Mug - on sale now through Oct. 5th for up to 25% off!
Personalization Mall has a wide selection of coffee mug designs that are perfect for coffee lovers of all ages, including options to use any colors, fonts, patterns, messages or even photos!
All of our coffee mug designs are available in the 11 oz. (with white or black handle) and 15 oz. size. We offer so many options for our fans that we even offer a Design Your Own Coffee Mug that you can design from scratch!
Sure we have great designs that make wonderful gifts for Mother’s Day, Christmas and more, but National Coffee Day is a great excuse to personalize a coffee mug just for you, for no reason at all!
If you’re looking for a simple mug design, we suggest the “Signature Style” Coffee Mug (at right).
This popular design features any first and last name in beautiful fonts displayed in your choice of any 2 colors (we also offer a more masculine version of this design, the “Signature Style For Him” Mug if you’re shopping for a guy).
The design is perfect for the office, whether you want to treat yourself or a coworker!
We have an entire Personalized Photo Mugs Department filled with great design ideas if you’re looking to show off your favorite photos while you sip your latte every morning.
Our Picture Perfect Photo Mug (at left) can be personalized with your choice of 3, 4, 5 or 6 photos, any background color, and any 2-line message that you’d like!
Another popular photo mug you may be interested in is our My Favorite Faces Mug, which is perfect for Moms, Dads or Grandparents who want to show off photos of their precious little ones!
But these suggestions are just a few examples of our endless selection of mug designs. The best way to find the perfect mug for you is to visit our Personalized Coffee Mug Store and browse through all of our awesome and unique coffee mug designs.
You won’t be sorry, after all the only thing that will make your coffee taste even better, is when you’re sipping it from your very own personalized coffee mug!
Calling all superhero fans! It’s time to iron your capes and round up your sidekicks because today, Thursday, September 25th, is National Comic Book Day!
Since no celebration is complete without a fun, festive and tasty treat, we suggest you get your own Comic Book party started by creating your very own Superhero Cookies, like the ones we found on Pinterest in the photo to the left.
Don’t worry, it doesn’t take superhero baking skills to make these treats – they’re much easier than they look! All you have to do is sift through your Christmas cookie cutters and find the gingerbread man design. Make your typical gingerbread cookie dough, or use a sugar cookie dough if you’d prefer, and cut out a bunch of gingerbread men. Once they have been baked and completely cooled, have fun turning each cookie into your favorite superhero! Make sure you have a bunch of color options when it comes to the frosting – those superhero outfits are anything but dull!
Make decorating the cookies a family affair for some sweet memories and once all the cookies have transformed from their secret identity – eat away! Make sure to save a bunch for your little ones to take to school and share with their friends, too! While you’re sure to have a ton of fun making this creative cookies the fun only lasts as long as you can keep from eating them! Keep the comic book fun alive by personalizing one of the gifts from our Marvel®, DC Comics® or The Ultimate Spider-man® Stores! We have all sorts of fun, personalized gear that feature all of your favorite superheroes, including Marvel’s Spider-man, Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Luke Cage, and DC Comics’ Superman, Wonder Woman, and Batman!
Our Personalized DC Comics® Department is full of personalized gifts featuring Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman, like this DC Comics® Superman Personalized Coffee Mug (at right), which is a fan favorite.
The coffee mug comes in your choice of 2 sizes (11 oz. or 15 oz.) with the option of a white or black handle.
You can personalize the design with any 3-line message and any 2-line closing sentiment. In our DC Comics® Store, we also offer personalized Beer Mugs, Glass Jars you can use for candy or change and Embroidered Batman and Superman Robes!
If you’re more of a Marvel® Fan, be sure to check out our Personalized Marvel® Gifts Department for an incredible collection of designs that are available to be personalized on a wide selection of gifts. True fans will fall in love with our Marvel Retro® Design Collection which features old-time comic book themes. Choose a design of your favorite super hero or select a gift that displays a team of super heroes, like the popular Marvel Retro® Personalized Growth Chart. Spider-man, Thor, Hulk, Iron Man and Captain America all appear in this fan favorite! The growth chart is made of heavy-duty vinyl and can be personalized with any name and any 3 lines of personalization, making it the perfect accessory for any child’s bedroom! Use a permanent marker to keep track of your little one’s height as they grow up to become their own super hero!
Spider-man fans are in luck! Not only will you find his designs in our Marvel® Department, but he also has a separate collection of designs in his very own Personalized Ultimate Spider-man® Gifts Department. Customize the Ultimate Spider-Man® Personalized Wallet for your little guy or gal or pick out a T-Shirt, water bottle or any other one of our gifts that feature the Spider-man design!
Once you’ve personalized your favorite Superhero gear, you’ll be able to celebrate National Comic Book Day all year long!
Your kids may be headed back to school soon, but they’re not the only ones who need to be prepared!
That’s why we put together some great parent tips that will help get you organized and prepare you for your kids’ first day back to school and every day after that, too!
That’s why we suggest personalizing your very own “From the Mom of…” Notepad (at left) complete with all of your kids’ names plus your contact information, including your name, cell phone number and email address.
These cute notepads are sure to come in handy the next time you need to write a quick note for the babysitter, teacher, coach or even another parent you’re trying to schedule a play date with!
Think of it like your own personal mommy or daddy business card – it’s sure to save you a ton of time and stress whether you have one child or a dozen!
Another way to reduce stress as you’re preparing for the new school year is to update your own planner or home calendar with the entire school calendar, including all after-school activities your children may have.
You’ll be happy to have everyone’s schedule all in one spot that you can refer to throughout the year (especially parents who have children in different schools). However, in order to prevent you from feeling overwhelmed, we suggest personalizing our “Simply Organized” Calendar Pad which will help you keep your entire family’s schedule organized on a week-to-week basis.
Your calendar will be much more manageable and much less intimidating so you’ll be more likely to stick to it (we also offer Personalized Calendar Pads that your kids can use to help keep their individual schedules organized, too)!
The best way to fight that back-to-school stress is to be at the top of your game, by making sure you’ve started the day off right with your morning coffee! Head over to our Personalized Coffee Mug Department and have fun picking out a new back-to-school mug or travel tumbler design that you can personalize with your favorite photos, colors and message!
The back-to-school stress and morning carpool will be much more manageable when you’re facing it with a warm cup of coffee in your hand or cup holder!
First thing’s first, we suggest breaking the back-to-school news to your kids gently by announcing that it’s time for back-to-school shopping! Kids love picking out school supplies and it tends to help soften the blow by reminding them that a fresh new year with endless possibilities lies ahead.
Your children’s school should offer a checklist that includes all of the school supplies they’ll need throughout the school year, including a backpack, lunch bag, folders, notebooks, a pencil case, etc. You can find all of these items in designs perfect for students of all ages in our Toddler and Youth, Preteen and Teen, or College Student department in the Back-to-School Store!
Let your kids have fun looking through our wide selection of designs that are perfect for boys and girls of all ages.
Picking out their favorite school supplies will help them warm up to the idea of going back to school and the personalized folders and notebooks are an added bonus as they will help them (and you!) stay organized all year long!
Personalized school supplies not only help your kids stay organized, they also help prevent your kids from mixing up their belongings with another friend or student’s – this is especially important with the new item that’s popping up on almost every school’s checklist: USB drives.
Most kids will bring in the same black flash drives hard to label and distinguish from the rest, but with our “You Name It!” Bamboo Flash Drive – your kids will never worry about mixing up their school work with another student!
Once you have all the school supplies you need, it’s time to prepare your kids’ brains to get back in the swing of things. Encourage your kids to do some summer reading and/or brain teasers as soon as possible so they can start flexing their brains (which may have been on cruise control throughout the summer) and be prepared to return to a full day of learning. If you’re having a hard time getting your kids to read this summer, try motivating them with one of our Personalized Bookmarks or create a reward system that results with a prize or treat every time they meet one of their reading goals. Starting some reading or light academic work as soon as possible promotes a gradual back to school transition that will help your children feel more comfortable and confident as they start the new school year!
Finally, help your children make a smooth back to school transition by calming any first day jitters they may have. Ask your kids how they’re feeling about going back to school and if there is anything that they’re anxious or worried about. For example, if your little one is headed to their very first day of school, or their first day at a new school, they may be nervous about navigating through the building or riding the bus.
We suggest helping them calm their nerves by taking them on a “trial run” before school starts. Start by walking them to the school bus and explaining what time the bus will pick them up on their first day. Then take them to the school and walk them through the hallways and straight to their classroom so they know which way to go on their first day. We also suggest showing them around the entire school, including where the bathrooms are located and, if possible, introduce them to their new teacher or school principal. This little “trial run” will answer any “what ifs” they may have and will have them feeling much more confident about their first day of school!
Follow all these tips plus make sure they eat a nice healthy breakfast and get a good night’s sleep and your little ones are sure to be fully prepared for their first day back to school!