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Personalized Hostess Gifts

Whether you’re invited to a holiday party, a dinner party or an overnight stay, the customary thing to do is give the hosts a gift as a way of showing … Read More

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How to Choose a Memorial Urn

Choosing an urn for a loved one’s remains is a beautiful way to honor their memory. Not only do aesthetic sensibilities come into play when deciding which type of urn … Read More

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The Rich History of Paperweights

A paperweight is a decorative weighted object made to hold down sheets of paper on a desk or table. According to the Glass Paperweight Foundation however, (yes, there is such … Read More

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Ask PlaqueMaker – Products Made from Bamboo

Customer: Why do you feature so many products made from bamboo? PlaqueMaker: As a material, bamboo is a very popular choice with our customers – who really love it. Lightweight and … Read More

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Ask A Designer – Laser Engraving Vs. Printing

Customer: What’s the difference between laser engraving and printing? PlaqueMaker Designer: Laser engraving is a modern take on traditional engraving. We use four processes for laser engraving at PlaqueMaker: We laser fuse … Read More

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Ask PlaqueMaker – How to Order

  Customer (via Facebook): How do I order from PlaqueMaker? Can I order from your Facebook page? Can I fax or phone in my order? PlaqueMaker: All orders must be submitted through … Read More

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Custom Engraved Infant Memorials

Remember a child with a beautiful memorial in black granite. When words are not enough, remember a beloved infant who has touched your life with our custom engraved memorial stones. Your … Read More

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Ask A Designer – Turnaround Time on Custom Orders

Customer: What’s the turnaround time on my custom order? PlaqueMaker Designer: Once you submit your order on PlaqueMaker.com, a free digital proof and a quote is sent to you directly … Read More

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Ask A Designer – Outdoor Plaques & Signs

Our expert designers answer customer questions all the time – just ask! Customer (via Facebook): I need a plaque that needs to be weatherproof as it will be affixed outdoors. … Read More

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Custom-Made Memorials for Tribute Stands

Personalize custom memorials made for our black rolled-steel tribute stands at PlaqueMaker. Remember beloved family members, friends, pets or anyone who has touched your life with a custom memorial made … Read More

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