By now it should come as no surprise that our coasters are new and improved. Extra-thick and completely customizable with different styles and colors, My Own Labels coasters are sure to hold up in any situation but also create a wow factor at the same time. It's the little details that count so I've assembled five of our favorite coaster ideas for adding personalized touches to your next gathering, celebration or simple gift. 1. Birthday Celebrations Surprise a friend or family member for … [Read more...]
Homemade Gift Ideas in 30 Minutes or Less!
One of the simplest of gifts to create, but the important ingredients of affection and thoughtful effort are present in the result. Choose a photo that you love, about the people you will be giving the coasters too... this could be a photo of them, or their house, their pets, their children or grandchildren. It could be a photo detail of a part of their lives - a beautiful plant in their yard, fruit on a tree, a fountain, a bird in their birdbath. Once you have chosen the photo, then choose … [Read more...]
Photo coasters for Martha Stewart's 50th birthday
The ultimate party planner, Darcy Miller helped Martha Stewart celebrate her 50th birthday this summer with a festive birthday party. She shared her creative ideas, including photo coasters from MyOwnLabels.com, on the Martha Stewart Show, Sept 29, 2011. See highlights below or view the segment on Martha Stewart's site. Helpful Links Photo Coasters • The "Custom" style was used for Martha Stewart. … [Read more...]
Our Customer Favorites
At My Own Labels we love seeing the amazing and hilarious ideas our customers come up with. One of my favorites is wedding wine labels that feature pets! Fellow dog owners know that it's impossible to celebrate without our favorite pup right there with us. As you can see in the above photo, some people go as far as dressing them up! I think adding these hilarious photos to a wedding makes the event that much more fun and truly memorable! Here are a few more recent customer orders for your … [Read more...]
Quick & Easy Party Favor Ideas!
Introducing our newest feature on the My Own Ideas blog: Favor Friday! Every Friday we will share fun party favor ideas that are easy to make and budget friendly. We'll be sharing unique favor ideas for all occasions including birthdays, weddings, reunions, showers, holidays, and more! Be sure to check back each week for our newest ideas! Have a favor idea you'd like to share? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your story and photos or simply upload them to our new My Own Ideas flickr … [Read more...]
The perfect gift for spring!
Here's a loving touch to nurture affection... an extravagant favor for those who have carried you through those special times. Perhaps your mothers- however many you may have, perhaps your bridesmaids, or your annual girlfriend's retreat. Or, you can put together several bulb-filled baskets at Christmas for the gardeners in your life. Whether larger or small, the Gardener's Basket is a way to share your favorite growing things and the pleasures of gardening with those for whom you care the … [Read more...]
(Used in this project: Bottle Labels, Hang Tags and Here's What You Need: • 1 cup of lime juice or about 10 limes • 3 cups of water • 1 cup of sugar • 1 tablespoon of coriander • 1/2 cup of fresh cilantro Step 1: Mix the water, lime juice, coriander, and cilantro in a pot. Bring to a slow boil. Step 2: Stir in the sugar until it's dissolved. Step 3: Take off heat until cool and then strain into a bottle. That's it! A shot or two of tequila, ice and your new … [Read more...]
By Guest Blogger, Stephanie Parker
Welcome our next guest blogger to My Own Ideas! Stephanie Parker lives in Birmingham, Alabama with her husband and three kitties. She is an accounting manager by day and a passionate cook and baker by night. She writes her own blog called Plain Chicken where she shares her latest recipes and everyday happenings in her kitchen. Today she is going to share a recipe for Creamy Limoncello! I hope you enjoy her post and be sure to leave her a comment and check out her blog: … [Read more...]
A Poker Themed Wedding!
Celebrate your love and good fortune, good times and good company. Personalized poker chip labels, bottled water, and coasters commemorate your lucky numbers with good taste. I found this in our "ideas" archives and thought it was such a fun wedding theme, I had to share it again. I especially love the idea of putting personalized labels on poker chips. What a perfectly unique party favor! Helpful Links Bottled Water Labels • I chose the "Casino" style label in deep red. Small … [Read more...]
Legend has it that the discovery of tea was made thousands of years ago by Confucius when he was in his garden one day and a tea leaf blew into his cup of hot water. Over the centuries since then, tea has played a special part in the lives of people all over the world, refreshing their everyday lives and enhancing special occasions. In this tote we have gathered the essentials for afternoon tea with a close friend: Your favorite tea, homemade cookies, and chocolate truffles. Packaged up … [Read more...]