The Meaning of Memorials for Americans

What meaning and purpose do memorials have in American life? All over America, public memorials and monuments attract millions of visitors each year, while in private, we establish memorials for … Read More


Love Letters from PlaqueMaker Customers

We receive a lot of love letters from our customers –valentines, if you will- and we’re grateful for every one of them. Wishing all of you a Happy Valentine’s Day! … Read More


Why We Love Customized Products

Studies show one in three consumers wants personalized products – and this number is growing. People are mad for personalized experiences. Take it from one who knows: your own self. … Read More


Support for Local Sports Comes Full Circle

“We just want to say thank you to all the amazing businesses that sponsored Naptown this year! We could not do what we do without you!” (NaptownRollerGirls.com) Recently, PlaqueMaker was … Read More


Pros and Cons of Buying in Bulk

Should people buy in bulk just because they can? Whether you’re a shopper at a warehouse club or a small business owner constantly on the lookout for ways to reduce … Read More


Unique Gift Features the History of Old Chicago Brick

“I had a unique Christmas gift idea and needed a company that could help me make it happen,” PlaqueMaker customer Susie Hardt tells us. Susie and her husband are building … Read More


Color Me Red, Pink & White for Valentine’s Day

Red, Pink and White – no other colors are more associated with Valentine’s Day, February’s most heartfelt holiday. Each of these Valentine colors has its own special meaning for lovers, … Read More


Ask PlaqueMaker – Custom Signs for Outdoor Benches

Customer: Do you customize signs made for benches and if so, what materials work best for outdoors? PlaqueMaker: We have several sign options for outdoor benches. Signs made from stainless … Read More


Get Ready for Your Fabulous Super Bowl Party

Of the over 190 million Americans who are expected to watch Super Bowl 51 on February 5, about 5% of them say enjoying the fun food is the most important … Read More


How Game Night is Becoming the Rage in Many U.S. Cities

As people look for more and more ways to socialize beyond their computer screens, Game Night delivers. Monopoly. Chess. Battleship. Poker. Cranium. Cribbage. Trivial Pursuit. Quiz Night. Candyland. Yes, that’s … Read More