When it comes to decorating, there are two things that I always love to include: photographs and personalization.
There's just nothing better than incorporating pictures of my girls throughout the house and no matter if they are from infancy or recent, each image always makes me smile.
As for the personalization aspect, that may come from having a unique name myself. But even if I didn't, who doesn't love knowing that a gift was created just for them? There's just something extra special about having your name incorporated right into a design that children and adults can always appreciate.
So what is the perfect combination? An innovative and attractive keepsake from NameFrame.com.
With more than 50 years of experience in helping people around the United States celebrate births, holidays, and special occasions through the creation of customized keepsakes, purchasing a NameFrame gives you the opportunity to give a timeless, personalized gift that you create yourself.
What child wouldn't be excited to unwrap their present and find their favorite photographs beautifully displayed through cutouts of their own name? Or what expectant mother wouldn't love to receive a personalized baby frame at her shower that she will be able to display for years to come?
When it came time to design my own NameFrame, I found that the process couldn't have been easier.
By simply entering in the name that you would like displayed, you are then able to choose the font, frame color, matting style and color, additional cutout decorations and more, all with previews along the way so that you can see exactly what your final product will look like.
I really enjoyed changing Little Sister B's name from font to font to see which one I liked best and then trying out various color combinations of the mats and the frames. There are even a ton of cute ornament cutouts to include such as hearts, balloons, crayons, animals, and more.
My only disappointment came when I realized that although there are seven frame colors to choose from (or the option of not having a frame at all), black wasn't available. Considering that we have mainly black frames in our house, I would have really liked to be able to select that so that our NameFrame would have matched the rest of our decor a little more.
However, white was a great second choice and I moved on to deciding whether or not I wanted to upload my photos into the NameFrame or to add them in after it arrived. What a great feature! Although it would be easy to open up the frame and slip in pictures, I really appreciated that NameFrame allowed me to pull my photos right off of my computer to upload and size them to include in with my order.
My finished product went from this:
Except, of course, with her actual name instead of Sample. After submitting my order, all that was left to do was to sit back and wait for the finished product to arrive... which was only a few days later!
When the NameFrame arrived, I was pleased to see it securely packaged in bubble wrap to ensure there wasn't any damage... and the finished product is gorgeous!
Prior to the frame's arrival, my husband had been hinting that he thought it might not be all that attractive (he's kind of cynical that way), but after seeing it, even he has commented on the high quality and how great it turned out. The cutouts of each letter are sharp and precise and the photos are exactly as I had positioned them.
Now the hardest part is deciding where to hang Little Sister B's NameFrame up! She loves looking at the pictures of herself and pointing to each letter, so this will most likely find a home in her room - where the white will pop even more against her colored walls. Now we just have to order one for Big Sister E!
For a unique and great personalized gift idea, NameFrame provides a one-of-a-kind, durable idea that everyone is sure to love. The whole process of creating it was quick, simple, and very convenient and the result is exactly as you choose it to be. The 10⅝" x 20⅝" size creates a stunning visual impact but is easily small enough that it can be placed in a variety of locations.
Retailing at a starting price of $59.95 (and free shipping to the U.S. and Canada), this is one personalized gift that can be customized and enjoyed by all ages. Plus, thanks to the generosity of NameFrame, one person will be able to see just how much fun it is to be a part of creating a cherished gift as well, because...
One lucky person will win a NameFrame of their own!
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A big thank you to NameFrame for providing a NameFrame for me to review as well as for one lucky giveaway winner. I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. The opinions shared are my own and honest and if you really need to see more, click here to see how I roll.