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Many couples getting married need items for their new home together, practical items
that will last over time and yet will be useful. Items that will be functional in the kitchen,
bathroom or indeed, any room in the home. Think about the items in your home that you
like to use often or bring out on special occasions because they are special to you, think
about which products can be bought cheaply by an individual but if a little more money is
spent on them, they last longer and are appreciated more if they are received as a gift.
A clock is a useful addition to any room, whether it is a wall clock in the kitchen, a
mantel clock in the sitting room, an alarm clock in the bedroom or an unusual clock in
the hall. Some clocks even double as notice boards or chalk boards – making it even more
practical wedding gift and somewhat unusual.
Let them eat Cake!
Pretty cake stands make a wedding gift that can either be used on special occasions or
whenever cake is made to turn a lovely cake into a special occasion. There is a lovely
selection of cake stands available now from tiered cake stands, tall glass cake stands,
decorative tall stands, floral cake plates – the variety is immense.
Kitchen utensils are not necessarily a common wedding gift but kitchen utensils are
needed in every home and will be an item that every home-maker needs. Choose a set of
Elevate kitchen tools by Joseph Joseph that come in a box – brightly coloured and with an
innovative weighted handles that ensure the head is always lifted off the surface when the
utensil is laid flat. A Nest of Mixing bowls and measuring spoons are funky, convenient
Irish Wedding blessings
‘May the Sun shine warm upon your face ‘ is a lovely traditional Irish blessing meaning
meaning may there always be sunshine and happiness in your life as well as good,
calm weather! This blessing, as well as others, is now available in a contemporary
typographical print that can be placed on the wall and will look perfect in both traditional
and modern homes.
These wedding gift ideas are not only practical but they are also personal and will
demonstrate that the giver of these gifts thinks highly of the lucky recipients.
Giving house warming gifts is a time honored fine tradition to congratulate people who
are moving to new houses and celebrate the happiness of heading to a better new house.
Finding an appropriate house warming gift should be based on the special tastes and
actual needs of the recipients during the moving time. Here are some good advices to
help you find a perfect gift to show your true congratulations and celebration.
Every family needs some picture Wall Clock hanging on the walls or putting on the
tables to know the time. Finding some Wall Clock in accordance with the taste of the
family is a practical way to show the family that you are really happy for their moving.
If you can find some photo of the family, you can frame the photos in the Wall Clock
before sending them the gift. It’s going to be a really sweet and thoughtful house warming
gift that touches the recipient’s heart.
Gift Baskets of Gourmet
You can choose a basket full of cookies, chocolates, fruits and cheeses, it’s appropriate
for every member of the moving family, people from young to old can all enjoy it. If
you think a gift basket is not creative and sincere enough, you can choose a special and
good-looking basket instead of the regular one, and at the same time you can change the
stuffing according to the unique taste of each and every member of the whole family.
After wrapping it exquisitely, the gift basket is a wonderful house warming gift that
expresses your love and heart loud and clear.
Flowers seem to be the safest house warming gift, it’s elegant, can add more happy
atmosphere to the new house and at the same time a bunch of beautiful and eye-catching
flowers can reveal your good taste. When picking the category of flowers, it’s better to
buy potted flowers that can be raised at the balcony or the garden, it’s also important to
send perennial flowers that can remain years of vigor. If you send the flowers before the
house warming party started, the hosts can put it in the living room or dinner table for
Barbecue and Grilling Tools
Having a barbecue party at backyard is many families’ favorite group activity, so sending
barbecue and grilling tools as house warming gift is just more than perfect. A set of
barbecue and grilling tools is practical and useful to the recipient, it may last for years,
and every time they use it they may think of you as a good friend.
A great gift idea is more about reflecting the recipient’s tastes and personality than the gift itself. As far as time is concerned, many of these basic gifts can be kept in a drawer at home and quickly personalized with a note or small trinket.
Many people are personally fans of the gift card because they are easy to personalize. The basic gift idea of personalizing a gift card and turning it into a great gift requires a little ingenuity. A gift card to Starbucks is great for the coffee lover; but it would be much more fun for someone to receive it in his or her favorite colored mug, or perhaps with a chocolate covered spoon.
Gift certificates to a favorite clothing or shoe store can be another great gift idea. To personalize them, just pick up a pair of socks or a bracelet or anything small. It gives the recipient something to open and use now, plus the excitement of going to get more later on.
How about for the person with everything? It seems like every time one thinks of a gift idea, these people already have it. They simply require slightly more creativity and ingenuity than normal. A gift basket can often solve this problem. Just remember that consumable items are the most recommended. A wine and cheese basket is great for those with a taste for finer things. A “Movie Night” basket with popcorn, a Blockbuster gift card, some candy and soda goes over well for those with a sweet tooth. Another gift idea would be a backpack with trail mix, a first aid kit and a bandana for the avid outdoorsman. Focusing on the recipient’s interests can make gift idea possibilities really endless.
Once again, a great gift idea should reflect the one receiving the gift. A gift of obligation is always easy to spot. By personalizing a gift, you want the person you are giving a gift to know that you took the time to create a special gift for them. No matter how simple the gift idea is, a hand written note can add so much to the overall feeling of the gift. Anyone would definitely feel good receiving a gift that someone else took the time and effort with.
On the flip side, one who is giving the gift just needs to put in mind that it is for the other person. Thus, you must avoid buying a gift just because you would like to receive it. So many items are returned due to such uncreative instinct. Unless a specific request is heard, do not go out and buy someone a non-stick frying pan just because you love yours. Even if the recipient is a fond of cooking, one can never predict that a cooking item is the one they want or need
The birth of a new baby is a time of immense joy for the parents and for the grandparents as well. The challenge for both friends and family alike is to find suitable baby shower gift ideas. Unfortunately, for the parents, childhood lasts for a relatively short time. In fact, before they know it the children have grown up and left home. The cycle continues, as today’s new baby with the virtual blink of an eye becomes tomorrow’s parent. It’s for this reason that we really cherish those early childhood years.
The traditional baby shower party is held well before the new born pops into the world. The party involves friends and family who enjoy lots of good food, drink and entertaining games and they all bring lots and lots of presents for the baby. The guests at the party traditionally are responsible for the baby shower gift ideas.
So what are the best baby shower gift ideas? The problem is that there are so many possibilities it is difficult to narrow it down to one gift. In that case buy two, and be generous. Something that has become popular over recent years is the baby shower gift basket. This is a good choice as it covers all the small essentials including, baby toiletries, baby bottles, bath items, towels, blankets, teething rings, soft toys etc. A baby shower gift basket is often considered to be an all inclusive gift because it includes such a range of items.
Another option, which some people think to be a bit boring, is to present the mother and baby with a baby savings bond. This is very much a long term gift carrying a lot of impact. Both mother and baby gain from this financial benefit, as it can be expected that the bond will grow over the years, just like the newborn.
Sometimes the mother will have her own list of items she would like to receive. This makes your life a lot easier as you are bound to get a gift that the mother wants. This is the easy way to select the perfect baby shower gift.
What about toys? Well for a newborn the toy should be simple such as a soft small bear or a crib mobile. For toddlers remember that safety is the most important thing. So avoid anything with sharp edges or small, loose parts. Also read the label on any toy to ensure that there are no toxic elements to be aware of.
Whether this is the first child or not could influence your decision on the type of gift to get. First time parents will appreciate information to help them with this daunting event. For example, magazine subscriptions, books or DVDs giving help and advice will go some way to giving reassurance to the parents to be.
If the mother doesn’t have her own list and you really cannot think of anything to get then the fall back position is to get a gift certificate. Don’t worry if this appears a bland choice. A gift certificate gives the mother a lot of flexibility to go buy any items she still needs after she has opened all the baby shower gifts at the party. Gift certificates come in many forms such as store certificates, professional house cleaning services, dry cleaning coupons or restaurant gift certificates. The list is almost endless. So there are many baby shower gift ideas to consider. Just spend a bit of time giving it some thought and you will come up with many ideas. It will then just be a case of choosing the best option.
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The stunning appearance of this innovative décor, the “hOurStyle” wall painting and clock, will add beauty and functionality to your home. This innovative combination of state-of the-art timepiece with an expanse of spectacular pictures will create a focal point for any room in your home. Imagine one of these glorious paintings on the wall behind your sofa in colors to match your furnishings. Visualize it above the headboard in your bedroom with a grouping of decorator pillows on the bed below, repeating the colors in the picture. Our premier quality clock will never disturb your sleep because it operates silently. You will never hear those annoying ticking sounds made by ordinary clocks.
This dependable clock operates noiselessly on a single AA battery. A stainless steel axis is included. The pointer is perfectly color-matched to the painting itself and has a glow in the dark pointer to show you the time without the inconvenience of turning on a lamp. Easily tell time during the darkest hours of night without disturbing your spouse.
The base of the painting is high-density, compressed wood that is strong, moisture-tolerant and has an anti-distortion characteristic. We show our concern for nature by using materials compatible with preserving the ecological system. The high-gloss photo paper has a smooth surface; its exceptional gloss values show brilliant images with wonderfully realistic color intensity. Your artistic masterpiece is well protected against damage. We skillfully laminate its photo paper with anti-glare material that is both pleasant to the touch and water-resistant. Clean the surface easily using a damp cloth and gentle detergent, followed by wiping it dry with a soft cloth.
Your individual painting may have slight variations in color that occur naturally during the lamination process. These slight differences ensure that your new wall décor is one of a kind. Although these variations are barely noticeable, they give you the satisfaction of knowing your wall art is uniquely yours.
After you browse through the wonderful selection of “hOurStyle” wall hangings and make your selection, we take great care in packaging it for shipment. Our packing process features reinforced protection at all four corners of the painting. We then seal the masterpiece in a plastic bag and place it in a sturdy box for safe delivery to your home. Nothing is left to chance.
Hello everyone! This is Natalie and I have set up this store to show you our wide range of hOur Style (modern art lifestyle painting and clock).
I am running this store from Singapore and I am very excited to grow this store with more designs to suit everyone’s home.
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