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  1. Mother's Day DIY Gift Ideas

    There's nothing mum loves more than a heartfelt gift that shows how much she means to you. So, with Mother's Day on the horizon, we thought we'd give you some Do-It-Yourself Mother's Day gift inspiration to say, 'thank you' and 'I love you' with sincerity. Sure beats a bunch of wilted flowers or a box of melted chocolates any day.

    Mum's Survival Kit

    Being a mum is hard. It's an endlessly exhausting and often thankless job. Think about the items your mum uses to get her through the day - her individual treats and indulgences -  and create your own individual Mum's Survival Kit filled with her favourite things. Items might include chocolates, exotic tea brews, her preferred coffee pods, massage

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  2. The Top 5 Gifts to Buy Your Bridal Party on a Budget

    The Top 5 Gifts to Buy Your Bridal Party on a Budget

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    Buying gifts for your beloved bridesmaids and gorgeous groomsmen is a way not only to express your appreciation for the role they have played in your nuptial celebrations, but also a thank you for the bigger role they have played in your life so far. So, what could be suitable for a gift of such immense importance that is not going to cost you the earth? Your best bet is to keep it simple, sincere and from the heart.

    Homemade cupcakes wrapped with love

    For a sweet and special surprise with a personal twist, bake a cupcake in the favourite flavour of each member of your bridal party. Don't have time to bake in the lead-up to your big day? Order your cakes online or at a local bakery and include a personal element by gift wrapping each one in plain paper, decorated in drawings of different scenes

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  3. 3 Best and Worst Father's Day Gifts of 2016

    3 Best and Worst Father's Day Gifts of 2016

    Father's Day is sneaking up on us again. This is one day of the year we can truly appreciate our Dad and everything he does for us. So instead of rushing out to buy yet another fluorescent tie that will linger in the back of the cupboard, six pack of sports socks or a 'World's Best Dad' oversize coffee mug, why not get him something he might actually use (or even appreciate)? To help you avoid the useless (and give you some good ideas), we take a look at the three best and worst Father's Day gifts of 2016.

    Best and Worst Father's Day Gifts of 2016

    Ok let's start with the bad stuff. There is no doubt most of us are guilty of purchasing one of the following offending items at some point in our Father's Day present-buying history:

    1. Beer
      All Dads like beer. Well, all the ones
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  4. The role of your Dad on your Wedding Day

    The role of your Dad on your Wedding Day

    The role of Dads on their daughters' wedding day was immortalised by Steve Martin in the 1991 movie, Father of the Bride, when he portrayed overprotective father George Banks, and the conflicting emotions he experienced in 'giving his little girl away'. Perhaps this movie highlighted to fathers everywhere, what not to do in regard to the happiest day of their daughter's life.

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  5. The Top Personalised Birthday Gifts for 2016

    The Top Personalised Birthday Gifts for 2016

    Celebrating another year, or you know someone who's birthday is coming up? Im sure we all do, right! There's something so touching and meaningful about a personalised gift. Finding the 'right' gift is the hardest part. That's why we've put together a collection of pretty cool & unique gifts that you can engrave with the recipient's name, initials or even favourite saying and message just from you. Whether it be an engraved glass, engraved decanter, engraved wooden wine box - Personalised Favours has the answers or gift that will be treasured forever.

    Here are our Top Personalised Birthday Gifts for 2016:

    Engraved Glassware

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  6. How to Survive your Daughter's Wedding

    How to Survive your Daughter's Wedding

    Planning a wedding is not an easy feat. There are so many things to consider and more often than not, it can be a stressful experience. As the Mother of the Bride, the best thing to do is to acknowledge how hard it can be planning a wedding and to be as helpful and supportive as possible.

    Here are some helpful responsibilities Mums can take care of:

    • Help find & get quotes on ceremony locations
    • Help the bride choose her wedding dress
    • Assist the bride with the guest list.
    • Determine what the bride wants you to wear on the special day. Then consult with the mother of the groom so you can both coordinate your elegance.
    • Attend and help organise the bridal shower/hens night
    • Assist with preparing and organising wedding
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  7. Trending: Classic Monochrome Wedding

    Trending: Classic Monochrome Wedding

    A Parisian style monochrome wedding is a beautiful theme to coordinate with and one that can be easily carried out throughout your entire wedding. Not only is black and white a classic theme, it is also timeless and will be forever popular.

    The Key

    The key to pulling a monochrome wedding off it to be mindful of the black to white ratio. You want the white to be the dominating colour, with pops of black thrown in to compliment. After all you don't want a dark and gloomy wedding!

    Invitations and Stationary

    Start by setting the tone of your wedding and think ab

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  8. Unique Personalised Wedding Favours

    Unique Personalised Wedding Favours

    A favour is a take home gift that should be Personalised to leave a long lasting impression on your guests. It is a tradition for many western cultures for guests to receive favours at weddings, baby showers, engagement parties, retirement parties, anniversary parties and birthdays. A favour is a thank you gift for your guests and a keepsake of your special day.

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  9. What are Wedding Details?

    What are Wedding Details?

    I love details. It's the little touches or "details" that make a wedding extra special. When planning a wedding the "details" often come last. They are something that are planned at the end and unfortunately they can sometimes be over looked.

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    The big details are things like center pieces, flowers, the cake, the dresses and the bouquets. However it is the little details that get your guests talking and gushing over. The little details can be different

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  10. 2015 Christmas Business Gift Guide - Please not another pen -

    2015 Christmas Business Gift Guide - Please not another pen -

    Christmas is a time for gift giving for many businesses and choosing the right gift for your staff, business partner, associates or customers is very important. Personalisation is a huge topic right now. A large percentage of the buying experience is based on how the customer or client is treated. In an age where we are constantly connected, we need to touch base directly with the customer and a gift this Christmas that is truly thoughtful and personalised just for them.

    Personalised gifts work really well and they also ensure your business maintains a personal identity and a high level of customer satisfaction. The familiarity and knowledge that comes with gifts that are personalised brings customers back to your store, business and/or service.

    To save you time this festive season, we have created this corporate gift guide to help you choose the best Corporate Christmas Gifts for 2015:

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  11. 4 Behind the scenes moments (we know you'll love!!)

    4 Behind the scenes moments (we know you'll love!!)

    After meeting the PR guru herself, Roxy Jacenko, this month at the Ministry of Talent seminar, we have been inspired busy little bees. So this week, we're taking you behind the scenes to show you what we have been doing while y'all were sleeping.

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    Our week starts off with some wild bareback riding along the beach - kidding! We do however hit the ground running each week; and this week was no exception.

    Here are our top 4 moments from the week that was:

    1. SHOWROOM

    Our show room is up and running! Did I hear an -OH YEAHH- All our products for display for you to

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  12. Personalised Kris Kringle Gift ideas 2014

    Personalised Kris Kringle Gift ideas 2014

    The weather is warm, people are happy, work is winding down for the year and families are getting together for BBQs! We love Christmas - It is one of our favourite times of the year! However, getting to the shops can be a bit of a headache.
    Not only is is a busy time of year - EVERYBODY is on the hunt for Christmas presents. It's everyone for themselves in the car park at your local mall.

    Why not skip the mayhem and buy a gift on-line this year? But not just a gift, a personalised gift! A personalised gift is the perfect choice for the office Kris Kringle, loved one and friends.

    Here are our top picks for 2014: Gifts under $10

    Engraved Acrylic Decorations - Perfect for your Tree and a 1st Christmas gift!

    Engraved gift tags - A must

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  13. The Perfect Wedding Gift - NO Wishing well present

    The Perfect Wedding Gift - NO Wishing well present

    Finding the perfect gift can often be a difficult task. Majority of couples these days, prefer to have a wishing well for their big day rather than a gift registry. A great idea, but sometimes a personalise gift adds a nice touch. If you're like me and you love giving a gift as well as contributing to the wishing well, then here are our top wedding favours or gift ideas for the Mr & Mrs to be.

    1. An Adventure or experience.

    Do something different and give the new couple a gift they will remember forever. An experience. This of course will depend on what you're loved ones are in tune to. It might be a Harbour Yacht dinner voucher, or an adrenalin experience such as a circus ropes course or a hot air balloon ride. Another great idea, is getting in touch with their hotel, where they are staying on their Honeymoon and paying for a night's dinner, allowing the couple to spend some time together

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  14. Christmas 2014 - Organize personalised gifts for your loved ones!

    Christmas 2014 - Organize personalised gifts for your loved ones!

    With Christmas just around the corner (10 weeks!!) its time to start thinking about gifts for your loved ones - why not make them feel more special and add a personal touch with an engraved message on there for them. We have been busy designing a new range of Christmas gifts, perfect to give your family, teachers, colleagues and friends.

    Here are our top gift ideas for Christmas 2014:

    1. Engraved Acrylic Christmas Decorations

    Our decorations make a fabulous gift at Christmas time. They are a beautiful keepsake and will make a truly memorable, thoughtful gift that can be displayed again and again for years to come.

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  15. Top 5 Father's Day Gifts 2014

     Top 5 Father's Day Gifts 2014

    It's nearly September, and that can only mean - Father's Day!

    This is an important date in many people's calender and each year there are thousands of people celebrating their first ever Father's Day. For other Dad's out there, they could be celebrating their 20th, 40th or 50th Father's Day - and im sure by this time, you owe dad at least five pressie's to make up for all the trouble you've put him through all those years! Haha I know I do!

    Celebrate with your old man and and give him a gift he with treasure. We have a great selection of affordable and personalised gifts we know he'll love!

    Here are out Top 5:

    1. Credit Card Bottle Openers

    Our engraved credit card size bottle openers are perfect for the beer lover and he will love it even more with his name on it.

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  16. Wedding Gifts for your Parents & In-laws

    Wedding Gifts for your Parents & In-laws

    As a bride-to-be, show your appreciation for all your parents help financially, emotionally and planning with a heartfelt thank you gift. Finding the perfect gift for your rents, can often be the last thing on your to-do-list and one of the most stressful.

    At Personalised Favours we make this process easy and affordable. After all the love and support they have given you over the years guiding you to where you are today, a thoughtful gift shows them just how much they mean to you. Our design team will work with you to create the ideal gift for your loved ones.

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    Here are our top wedding favours for your parents and in-laws..

    Mum

    She's cried with you, laughed with you and been your best enemy at times. Your mum has been there for the highs and the

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  17. The Barney Stinson Guide to Groomsmen Gifts

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    Share my favourite groomsmen gifts? Challenge accepted...

    Your groomsmen are some of the most important and legen - wait for it - dary men in your life. They are your bro's and are there for the good times and the even better times, planning the most important of all bro holidays (your bachelor party) and there to suit up and stand by your side on the big day.

    The bro code dictates that you must show them your appreciation by presenting them with a small token from you to remind them of your special day, true story.
    I'm not talking about cheesy lovey-dovey cliché gifts, but something that will evoke high-fives

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  18. Mother's Day - 11th May 2014

    Mother's Day - 11th May 2014

    With Mother's Day fast approaching, there's no better time to share with you: 4 ways to make mum feel special this Mothers Day!

    1. Give her some time off!!

    New mums want more sleep! So Dad, let her sleep in! Its dad's turn to do all the running around get up early to get the baby.

    2. Give her a gift she'll love!

    Flowers, chocolates, and cards are popular gifts to symbolize one's love and appreciation for their mother or mother figure. The carnation is a type of flower that is particularly symbolic of Mother's Day for some people. We have a fabulous range of gifts for your mum this year! See below >

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  19. Weddings and Kids - Is it a good idea?

    Weddings and Kids - Is it a good idea?

    This week we have been looking into having kids at your wedding. We know that there is a divided opinion on this topic, with many choosing to opt out on kids at their wedding, but for others, the day wouldn't be the same without them.

    We all know, kids can definitely be a handful, with their attention spans often drifting from one thing to the next in a matter of seconds. Which is why we've decided to discuss and provide ideas and inspiration to soon-to-be-brides who are having kids, be that their own, family or friends at their wedding, with ideas with ways to entertain and incorporate them into your special day.

    1. Wedding Favours for kids

    Especially with their short attention spans, you need to keep kids entertained. Providing them with favours on their table, or where they are seated is a great way to keep them occupied. Have a look at these gorgeous kids table ideas. They have crayons, paper,

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  20. Personalised Chopping Boards

    Personalised Chopping Boards

    This week we have prepared a special for you! Personalised chopping boards!

    The ingredients for today's blog are:

    1. Chopping boards (of course!)

    2. Personalised messages

    3. Custom designs Personalised Chopping Boards!

    We feel they are a must have for every family kitchen, adding a sentimental feel to your normally plain chopping board. In fact, we love them so much that we have decided to create these uniquely personalised gifts for you and your loved ones!

    Personalised Favours will now bring you beautiful, hand crafted chopping boards. Each piece of wood is selected for its grain quality and hand crafted into a unique, long-lasting, professional quality chopping board.
    Whether you want them to be for Wedding gifts, Anniversary gifts, House-warming gifts,

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  21. Festive Weddings Ideas

    Festive Weddings Ideas

    The holiday season is about elaborate ornamentation, the coming together of family and friends, cheer and the spirit of togetherness. These beautiful meanings can be incorporated in your special day with personalised favours and decorations. Adding a little Christmas cheer to your wedding theme will make it all that more exciting and an even bigger celebration for all your guests. Let the champagne pour and the music play! I have got some great ideas to put a little festive spin on your day. Change up your traditional bouquet and have a spray of pine cones and baby's breath bush or add a dash of red and green foliage.

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  22. Wedding ideas to make you go WOW

    Anyone attended a wedding and thought "wow that is such a cool idea" "I'm impressed".

    When planning a wedding it gives you and your partner the chance to get as creative as possible in all aspects of your big day and even from the engagement. If you're not the creative type it is worth searching through Instagram and Pinterest for those unique ideas! And that is exactly what I have done for you today.

    I have had quite a lovely time scrolling through hundreds of images depicting all sorts of wedding styles. These are some of the ideas that stuck with me:

    { Advice will be given } - We all love a bit of D.I.Y and this little beauty is such a simple and easy idea. Grab a mason jar, decorate with

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  23. Know your Favour - Spring & Summer ideas

    Know your Favour - Spring & Summer ideas

    Our team at PF headquarters are always looking for savvy ideas and unique ways to personalise favours & gifts. I am going to share with you some of my top trending favour ideas leading into spring and summer!

    First of all it is important to understand what you want to give your guests to say thank you for sharing your day.

    #1 Know your favour
    • Personalising a favour or gift shows you went that extra mile to show your thanks and appreciation.
    • Ensure your favours are a positive reminder of your wedding fun!
    • Keep it simple and sweet. There is no need to go extravagant.
    • Remember it's a small token of your appreciation - come on they all got free food and booze anyway
    • Theme your favour to reflect your day and your personality as a couple
    • Make your favours useful & practical. 
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