Accent Your Beach House with Monograms

Going on vacation is such a relaxing experience. Whether you travel with friends or with family, you can welcome them to your beach house in style with some great personalized accessories for your home.

Eat in Style

Unbreakable plates are a must for outdoor dining, especially when vacationing with children. Have a fun color palette for your second home? Design your set of plastic personalized dinner plates with your choice of colors and custom pattern design. Made of melamine and are BPA free so they are great for dining in style. Everyone will love the look of the table for that seafood extravaganza gathering. You can even customize them with the name of your beach home and family name as well. Add a matching monogrammed platter for an extra special touch. The best selling item for a vacation hostess gift is our serving tray that features the name of the home, the family as well as the established date. You will not find a more personal gift to thank your seaside hostess in style. Choose to use them for meals or simply decorate the walls with your design. They will look fabulous in a cabinet with a glass door showcasing the beauty of the colors you have chosen while still being incredibly functional for your guests. Add matching monogrammed coffee mugs to keep in your cupboard to kick off each sun-kissed morning with a special touch.

Dry off in Style

Keep those guests dry during a nautical trip with design your own monogrammed beach towels. Choose from solid color luxurious high pile terrycloth towels embroidered with any type of personalization that you prefer. Stitch your initials onto them in your choice of thread color and font style, or even embroider them with the name of your lake or beach home. Guests will love to dry off with them and will appreciate the personal touch it brings to their stay. Another great option is our custom printed personalized beach towels in any pattern you prefer. Design yours with Greek key, quatrefoil, chevron or rugby stripes to create a look that is as unique as your beach house. Add a monogram style, name or combine with an anchor for a truly nautical flair. These microfiber towels are as fun to design as they are to use. These great poolside accessories are available with matching flip flops as well. What a wonderful gift option for the sea-loving hostess or for a housewarming gift idea for that friend who just bought a new vacation home.

Don't Forget Cocktail Hour

Bring a personalized touch to your cocktail hour with friends with some great looking personalized shatterproof cups in a frosted design. Sturdy enough to feel good in your hand, and nice enough to be able to wash and use again and again. Design them however you like with the name of your home and a fun nautical motif such as an anchor, Adirondack chair or sailboat to create a fun look that is personal too. If you are hosting a one-time event gathering, our Styrofoam cups are always a favorite. Both types of drink holders are available in 12, 16, 18 or 24-ounce sizes. Select your favorite ink color and typestyle for a fun gift that is perfect for that friend who has everything else. Add matching cocktail napkins, guest towels, and dinner napkins to complete your look. These options are all perfect for a beachside wedding event to match the nuptial décor. Personalized stir sticks with your initials or name in any shade of ink are a perfect companion to all these great paper products and are a fun way to liven up happy hour. Add custom matches in books or boxed to light the grill in preppy style. Printed in your choice of box or book color and ink with any saying or name.

Keep Track of Vacation Guests

A great way to preserve memories of all the friends and family members who have visited your vacation home is to keep an embroidered guest book on the coffee table for special friends to sign. You will love to keep track of the visits throughout the years as they return over and over again to celebrate the seaside coast with you.

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How To Host A Great Engagement Party

Make Your Party a Success

Looking to host an engagement party celebration for a newly betrothed couple? What a joyous time this can be and we want o help you host a fabulous gathering to honor the upcoming nuptials of two special people.

First off, you will want to meet with the bride to help determine what her visions are for the celebration of her big news. She will want to show off that beautiful ring to all of her friends and family but what size gathering will she want? Some brides go for a larger and more formal style engagement party, while other brides opt for a more casual picnic style party to show off her personal style. Whatever your venue, make sure to get a guest list in hand to ensure that all your guests will be comfortable at the site of your choosing.

The Guest List

It is important to follow etiquette for who will be invited to your engagement soiree. Just as the rule stands for only inviting guests to the bridal showers who will also be included in the wedding guest list, the same rule applies to an engagement party. It is customary for guests to bring along a monogrammed engagement gift for the bride and groom to celebrate their upcoming special day. Many people like to give something with the last name initial of the groom so that the item can be displayed in the couple's home for years to come. Some great ideas for these gifts can include beautiful engraved silver gifts or julep cups which are always a favorite. A monogrammed serving tray and matching plates with the groom's last name is a unique and personal way to shower the couple with something fun to look forward to using for entertaining after the wedding. Brides love to be able to host a beautiful dinner party after returning from the honeymoon and personalized dishes are the perfect addition to her new kitchen.

Personalize Those Party Accessories

No classic party is complete without some kind of personalized party fare. One idea that brides and grooms love to order are monogrammed plastic cups that can be washed in the dishwasher and used over and over. Personalize with the couples names and engagement or wedding date for a fun keepsake for all the guests. Custom personalized Styrofoam cups make a casual affair so much more fun. They can be monogrammed for a fun look with a wide selection of fonts, from fun and funky, to a traditional script or block style. Need a way to light all those candles? Do it in preppy style with some personalized match books that make a great party favor for your guests. There is a large movement of monogrammed matches appearing as wedding favors at preppy receptions.

Have the Bride Create a Gift Registry

It is a long standing classic tradition to bring a personalized engagement gift to the celebration of the upcoming big day. Make sure to ask the bride to create a wedding gift registry at her favorite shops or boutique so that guests can purchase items from her registry with confidence that she is sure to love her gift. When registering for monogrammed gifts for the wedding, it is very helpful to include font choices and thread color selections to ensure that any home accessories ordered will match the bride's décor in her new home. A custom embroidered throw pillow with her new monogram is an excellent gift for the living room as long as the colors and fonts match the core design of the room. A personalized casserole dish is a fun wedding gift and by adding it to her wedding registry she will ensure that it will turn out with the colors she selected.

Give The Gift of Wedding Accessories

The upcoming wedding day is a special day to plan for and choosing the wedding ceremony accessories is a fun way to bring a personal touch to the big day. A monogrammed guest book makes for a special idea for engagement party guests to sign in, but can also be used at upcoming bridal showers, luncheons and for the wedding reception as well. Our custom books are available in casual cottons as well as dressy silk. Add a matching wedding photo album for a wonderful keepsake that will allow her to keep all those wedding photos in one place.

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Make Your Next Dinner Party a Success

Host Your Next Dinner Party In Style

Do you love to entertain and host friends for intimate gatherings and dinner parties? We have assembled some great ideas for making your next get together even more special.

The Guest List

A successful dinner party is often based on inviting the right mix of friends to liven up your dining room. Focus on including friends who mesh well together to keep the conversation flowing. Plan for your guests to sit around the table with other friends who share their interests and hobbies. Place settings with linen hemstitched napkins and placemats along with engraved silver mint julep cups for pre-dinner cocktails or for holding hand picked flowers from your garden are a classic way to help people feel welcome and that you put thought and effort into making their dining experience an enjoyable one.

Design Your Table Décor

A well set table is a centerpiece for any dining room. A custom set of monogrammed dishes are the focal point of any Southern table. These plates can be custom designed by you in an array of colors and fonts and are affordable for a truly beautiful dinner party setting. Choose rich, dark colors for Fall and holiday parties and brighter shades for Spring and Easter brunch get-togethers. Make sure to include the classic option of embroidered cocktail napkins that add a special touch for your bar area.

Casual Dining Parties

For those less formal dinner gatherings, an outdoor setting can make for an excellent place to visit with friends. Add some mood lighting in strung twinkle lights and candles to create a casual ambiance your guests will cherish. Set a picnic style dinner for special friends with our monogrammed acrylic pitchers and ice buckets for safe use outdoors but still showing off your preppy style. Serve after dinner coffee in matching custom coffee mugs sporting your family name or initials.

Set a Fabulous Children's Table

Don't forget those little guests who will likely accompany their parents to a casual outdoor gathering. Styling a kid's table for a dinner party can be so much fun. Any of our personalized children's plates are perfect for setting your table for good times to be had by your littlest guests. Perfect for birthday parties, Thanksgiving dinner or Christmas. These great personalized plates for kids are unbreakable and make a great gift for each child to take home and use for years to come.

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Get Set for the Tailgate Season!

Football Season is just around the corner and that means Fall is on the way! Time for Southern girls to get ready for weekends filled with high school and college ball games. The best part about tailgating before a game is the fun time spent with friends while enjoying great food and drinks. Fill your game day zip top rolling cooler with great treats and beverages.

Accessories for your Get Together

Personalized shatterproof cups are a perfect touch for your tailgate gathering. Available in sizes 8, 12, 16 ounces as well as 18 and 24 ounces. Perfect for cocktails and cold beverages but can be used again and again for whatever your. These plastic cups can be designed with whatever font and color you like with a family name, a favorite team or school mascot. They also make a great option for bachelorette parties and casual parties. Everyone will love your custom designed cups. Choose a special personalized platter or serving tray to promote your team. Design yours with team colors and your family name or monogram for a great way to stand out in the crowd. If you want to really take your tailgate to the next level, add some matching monogrammed plates for good measure. Available in 10" for dinner as well as 8" for appetizers. Your tent will be the hit of the stadium with fabulous accessories that support your favorite team. Make sure you don't forget the personalized koozies and can wraps for those canned cold drinks.

Dress for The Big Game

What to wear for the big game is a fun question to answer. Choosing clothing that supports your team is a great way to show your school pride. Sometimes it is easier to bring those elements into your outfit with custom designed jewelry. Our monogrammed cuff bracelets in your choice of colors are the perfect option for team color coordination. Support the home team in a fun and preppy way! Who says football dress has to be boring? An embroidered ball cap with initials in custom colors is another great choice for those fun tailgate parties.  Add a cross-body monogrammed clutch purse in your favorite two colors or a fabulous smartphone wristlet to really be the hit of the stadium.

Great Team Spirit Options

Some other great options for supporting your team in style are our great smaller accessories that still bring a great punch to any occasion. Design a personalized key ring for yourself or a special gift for a friend. Choose from a large assortment of patterns and colors to create something utterly unique for your football celebrations. Bring an accent to any of your game day outfits with a gold monogrammed necklace to bring it all together in a style all your own.

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