Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Great Monogrammed Graduation Gifts

It is getting close to that time of year again, when the influx of graduation invitations in the snail mail will begin. Don't panic about choosing  just the right monogrammed graduation gifts this year, because the staff at The Pink Giraffe have assembled a list of our favorite grad gifts that have been long standing best sellers for us for quite some time. 

Choosing to add a monogram or initials to a gift for a boy or girl graduating from high school or college is the perfect way to show that not only did you put great thought into purchasing the gift, but is also very helpful in keeping up with those useful items in the dorm room and around campus. Help them keep all of their laundry in one place with an embroidered laundry bag with his or her name. Whether they are bringing it to the campus laundromat or home for the weekend, it proves to be a helpful tool for keeping all those dirty clothes in one place.  

monogrammed acrylic catchall tray or popularly referred to as Lucite as well , is just right for keeping little items organized and all in once place. Decorated with her initials in your choice of vinyl color and font, these durable trays are a classic staple for dorm rooms and apartments alike. She will love to have that personal spot to keep up with keys and a smartphone all in one convenient spot. The curved edges make it a perfect option for holding jewelry. Maybe chose to give her an embroidered make up bag that can keep all of her lipsticks and powders in one convenient place. Embroidered initials on the side makes a beautiful personalized impression.

Our very best selling personalized graduation gift for girls has always been our monogrammed shower wrap for years. Girls adore the Velcro closure at the top and the luxurious feel of the elegant terry cloth. Our wraps are a far superior blend that has made them a favorite with our customers year after year. Give it a special touch by designing her monogram in the colors of her university or college. She will love to sport preppy style even in the dorm.

personalized custom flip flops

Make that trip to the dorm showers easier with custom designed monogrammed flip flops. She will love them for showers as well as the beach. Add a matching beach towel in your own design to complete the set. She will love them at the pool or beach as well as just laying out in the sun on campus with her friends.

personalized leopard phone cover

Tech accessories make learning that much more fun. Maybe choose to give her a custom designed iPad case or cover and a matching monogrammed phone case to go with it? What a fun gift that will be showcased each and every time she uses her phone or tablet. The fun part about designing our tech cases is that you can use any color scheme and pattern you prefer to create a unique look that is sure to showcase her school spirit and preppy style all together.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Get Set for Easter!

Easter Sunday is just around the corner and is such fun to plan for. It brings us such hope and promise of new life in Spring. Little girls and big girls too love to dress up in classic monogrammed dresses for the big day! Shades of pink and green abound in clothing and in fabulously decorated Easter eggs. 

After a dress has been chosen for the big day, add a festive personalized Easter basket to her ensemble to complete the look. Choose from polka dot patterns, chevrons, and adorably preppy seersucker in yellow, lime green, pink or blue for a hue that will compliment any outfit. Embroidered with a child's name or initials, it is the perfect accent for filling with eggs at all those egg hunts, but the Easter Bunny will also love to fill these great looking buckets with chocolate and all kinds of goodies when he hops on by!

A very favorite and best selling item each Easter are our floppy embroidered ear stuffed bunny rabbits. They have been long adored as a wonderful option for baby gifts in Nashville for years, but have since become well loved to receive in baskets for boys and girls alike on Easter morning. Since it marks the beginning of spring and a new season, why not add some fun warm weather accessories this year such as monogrammed flip flops and beach towels? Sure to be a favorite at the pool this summer, they will be ready with their swim gear fully personalized for a season of fun ahead.

Classic children's clothing is the foundation of the preppy style. The Pink Giraffe specialized in bringing the best in monogrammed clothing for kids to you this season. Choose a ric rac trimmed dress for her complete with her initials, or a seersucker jon jon for him in a shade that will be fun to wear in the warm months ahead.  Children's shoes with embroidered initials are a perfect addition to any classic outfit. Complete the look for little ones with a baby bonnet that can be personalized on the back for a gorgeous look. Sure to be a keepsake, our custom sun hats are treasured by families for generations to come. 

Friday, November 7, 2014

Monogrammed Return Address Stamps Make Letter Writing a Breeze

Letter writing as a tried and true art has sadly become scarce. We vote to bring back the beautiful calligraphy style lettering and engraved papers with some lovely monogrammed stationery or note cards. Exchanging mail through the post is an old school activity that a younger generation sadly is in need of learning. In this digital age, most children are relying on the use of email and social media for correspondence. In the current day and age of smart phones, tablet use and text messaging, it is extremely important that kids learn to write properly and just the right kind of stationery is they way to get started.

custom personalized note cards

Send your kids off to summer camp with their very own personalized stationery complete with a name printed at the top. They will be thrilled to write letters home all about their exciting adventures and fun days at sleep-away camp. Make writing letters with o with your child even easier with a self inking personalized return address stamp. There are so many designs to choose from to fit your personality. If you have a flair for all things nautical, choose the anchor design in the center of your name and address information. 

personalized return address stamp

A monogram is a fun addition to a custom address stamp for that newly married couple. Speaking of newly married couples, a stamp for your return address is vital for mailing all those wedding mailings. Use them for everything from save the date mailings to the actual wedding invitation roll out. 

With so many colors of ink to choose from for each design option, the customized possibilities are endless. These custom stamps are a best selling housewarming gift and a old favorite for real estate agents to give to their clients and new homeowners or for friends who have just recently moved.  They will be more than thrilled with such a unique and thoughtful gift that is sure to be used again and again.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Ideas for Great Monogrammed Gifts for Men

Getting married this year and need to find the perfect gift for your groomsmen? Choose something personalized and wonderful for the men in your wedding party! The Pink Giraffe has made it easy for you with a great list for you of our best selling favorites for monogrammed gifts for men.
engraved silver mint julep cup

Maybe you just need to find something really fun and different for your husband, brother, father, boyfriend or uncle this year. Engraved silver mint julep cups are a classic favorite and not just in Kentucky. These beautiful pewter cups can be personalized however you like with the date of a wedding day or graduation on one side and his initials on the opposite side. Julep cup are  a beautiful  and timeless choice for young men as they are great quality and will last for generations to come. He will love to show off his chic at the Kentucky Derby party every year, a picnic on the lawn or even  just for keeping flowers around the house in style.  

engraved silver cuff links

Monogrammed cuff links for guys are a great choice as well. Men of all ages are in need of a great pair of these classic little silver cuff links and why not engrave them with their monogram or last name initial? He will love them and will use them for years to come. Add a valet box or tray to keep all of his jewelry in one place. A silver engraved business card holder is an nice idea for the new graduate setting out into the corporate world to start his career. Silver is a favorite treasure for gifts for gentlemen. A monogrammed pocket watch is a classic tribute to the olden days. Engrave a lovely personalized silver pen with his three letter initials and he is all set to sign that next contract.

custom personalized leather wallet for men

Leather gifts for men such as monogrammed wallets stamped with letters are a traditional groomsmen or graduation gift. He will think of you every time he goes to use his wallet. A custom dopp kit in leather or canvas is a great way to keep up with travel toiletries on the go. A weekender duffle bag makes for easy travel in the days ahead. Embroidered with his name for easily finding your bag on the baggage claim at the airport. 

Football games and tailgates are fun in the fall so help him entertain  in style with a personalized cooler bag or wine tote. He is sure to be glad to have a way to bring all the goodies to party. Embroidered stadium blankets are nice gift idea as well. Help him stay warm at those college ball games in the fall. Want a gift that is sure to wow the wine or liquor enthusiast? An engraved flask is a sure hit with that guy for sure. 

For the preppy guy on your list, don't forget the simply fabulous monogrammed needlepoint shoes for men. He can design his own pair in whatever colors he prefers to match all of his fun bow ties and seersucker pants. For the ultimate in preppy for men, our monogrammed seersucker cummerbund and bow tie set is a classic for prom, formals or for a wedding party for the groomsmen. It is such a timeless treasure and is likely to always be in style.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Design Your Own Monogrammed Sweatshirt!

monogrammed ladies sweatshirt

Make a preppy statement this winter season with our fabulous  looking monogrammed sweatshirts for women. They are simply a classic for ladies of any age. Teenagers love to wear our crew neck sweatshirts with a large monogram on the front center of the shirt. Such a new trend that is sweeping across America! A
favorite and best seller with our customers is our super high quality quarter zip pullover with an embroidered monogram on the chest. 

There are just so many great preppy colors to choose from. We offer just about any color of the rainbow that you could want. Personalized shirts for women are delightfully fun to design. The possibilities are endless and make for creating the perfect an unique gift for the ladies in your life.  Some girls love to combine pink and green for the ultimate preppy look, or design one with your sorority colors or use yours as a way to show your school spirit with a fun school color design. Available in different styles for embroidery or custom printed for the larger fonts. Whatever you design, it will be a hit for sure. These custom monogrammed shirts are so popular for holiday gifts for teens and young girls. They just love them so much. Add a pair of pajama pants for a truly comfortable look.

hot pink girls monogrammed sweatshirt

And don't forget the kids on your list. The Pink Giraffe offers are large selection of monogrammed sweatshirts for children and pullovers for kids. Fleece quarter zip jackets with embroidered initials are perfect to wear to school and on the playground. The best thing is that they won't lose them when it has their names or monograms stitched onto the chest area. With several colors and sizes available, you are sure to find something that they are sure to adore.

Make sure to order early enough that Santa can bring them for Christmas. Everybody loves to receive personalized clothing for Christmas. It shows that you put a little extra thought into their unique gift this season. Wrap it up with a fabulous bow and you are all set for a successful holiday season.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Custom Silk Monogrammed Baby Books

custom monogrammed baby book

Need a great personalized gift for a special baby that mom is sure to adore? You will be the big hit at her baby shower with one or our custom monogrammed baby books that are such a wonderful keepsake for generations to enjoy. 

personalized baby bookembroidered silk baby book

The gift  of a personalized baby book come with whatever style page inserts you need. Pages to keep track baby's sweet milestones in the first few years of life. The interior of the book is lined with luxurious cottons or silk, as they are fully custom tailor fit to your needs. The page inserts are so very nice for commemorating baby shower attendees as well as gifts given to baby in those first few weeks of life. Jot down special memories from who came to visit at the hospital as well as how much baby weighed. Sheets with information about family make creating a custom book for baby a simple and timeless keepsake. 

Children love to cherishes the special memories surrounding the day of his or her birth. He or she will be able to know all about that special day as they grow up with the information pages provided with these great baby books. Photo pages are included for keeping photos from baby's first year and longer. What a wonderful treasure these details are to the generations ahead. Pictures from baby's first birthday or the day that he took his first steps will be fun memories to share for years to come. 

Numerous fabric options are available in embroidered baby book listings. You may choose to design a formal style book with silks in pink, ivory or blue. Monogrammed baby books come with an optional plastic cover to protect fabric. If you prefer more of a casual look, cotton fabrics choices in gingham and hounds tooth are the perfect backdrop for that preppy baby gift that any new mother is sure to love. Add more photo pages as baby grows to ensure that you can keep track of all those great baby photographs. A personalized baby book makes a great gift idea for grandparents as well so that she can also share in the precious memories of her grandchild's first year.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Monogrammed Hats for Women

custom embroidered derby hat for ladies

Monogrammed clothing for women can come in many forms and the ladies hat is such a popular choice. The horse races make for a perfect chance for women to wear their favorite personalized derby hats in style. Custom embroidered initials in any font and thread color accentuate any sun dress and strappy sandal ensemble. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness or Carolina Cup all make for a gallery of gorgeous women's floppy hats. 

custom personalized hats for ladies

If you are going for a casual look, the personalized sun visor is a must have. Whether on the tennis court or golf course, these great sun hats for ladies makes for a wonderful way to keep the sun out of her eyes and damaging sun rays off of the face. Monogrammed ball caps for women and teens are festive for any day of the week. Whether you wear them to the gym, to the beach or just to class or around campus, sporting a hat is a great and stylish way for the preppy girl to cover up her bad hair days!

custom embroidered baby bonnet

Don't forget the baby! The Pink Giraffe specializes in sun hats for baby too. They make a dynamic and unique gift for any new mother and baby will look simply adorable in them on the beach this summer.