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Unique Bridal Shower Gifts for Summer Brides

Posted by Kyle Design on July 18, 2014

Wedding Season is in full swing. With 3 of my girlfriends about to walk down the aisle, there’s a lot of exciting things going on this summer. One of my favorite pre-wedding activities is the Bridal Shower. I just love an afternoon full of women, showering the bride-to-be with gifts. One thing I always try to do is buy off the bride’s registry. While I know it’s fun to open something you requested, I think it’s even more fun to open a gift that you never saw coming, and that you just love. And who doesn’t love a gift that’s personalized?

Show the bride how special she is to you with a special gift created just for her. Kyle Design has a range of personalized gifts for the bride that you can surprise her with this summer. Here are some of my favorites:

Wine Glasses & Custom Bottle Stopper:

Personalized Wine Bottle Stopper


Give the bride a nice set of wine glasses and a unique bottle stopper. These wine bottle stoppers can be personalized with your choice of color and center design. Add her last initial, favorite pet or choose from hundreds of other designs.






“Day Of” Bride Survival Kit:

Wedding Day Survival Kit


Help the Bride prepare for her Big Day with a Day Of Survival Kit. Personalize this adorable metal case with any 3 colors and then throw in bobby pins, a sewing needle and thread, safety pins, mints, super glue – anything that could be a life saver to the Bride on her special day.






Personalized Wedding Flask

Personalized Wedding Flask


She’s about to hit up the best party of her life – her wedding day! Help her celebrate in style with a customized wedding flask engraved with her name and wedding date. Fill it up with her favorite alcohol to help her get through some of the stressful incidents she will inevitably encounter while planning.






Wedding Keepsake Box

Wedding Day Keepsake Box


Add her monogram to this wooden wedding keepsake box where she can store a wedding invitation, her favorite reply cards, the card she gets from the groom and other treasures from her big day like a monogrammed napkin or matchbox. Personalize it with her wedding colors and have it engraved with her wedding date.






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For more great Bridal Shower and Wedding Day gift ideas, click Gifts for the Bride. All gifts are personalized just for you and even gifts with engraving your gift ship out in just 1 – 2 business days.

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Wedding Season Kick Off: Bridesmaid Gift Guide 2011

Posted by Kyle Design on April 27, 2011

John Leonard said that “It takes a long time to grow an old friend,” and while we couldn’t agree more, the same goes for the perfect bridesmaid gift. You’ve probably spent hours considering what to give your closest girlfriends, and for good reason; you want them to understand just how much they mean to you on your big day. Bridesmaids are not just your companions during the ups and downs of wedding planning, they are kindred spirits who are not only your support system, they are your life line as well.

Whether you are planning a big wedding or small, a bride is always in need of some bridesmaid gift suggestions. We’ve all seen the the same ol’ tote bags, lotion gift sets and jewelry boxes that could swing it if you’re a last minute shopper, but for those who have time and want to find something extra special for their girls, we happen to have a few ideas for you.

Wedding season is kicking off with the warmer weather and flowers blooming, and we here at Kyle Design couldn’t be more excited. It always brings a smile to our faces when a bride calls and places an order for bridesmaid gifts. One of our most popular choices by brides this year are our stylish and handy purse hooks. These sophisticated purse hooks are an ideal way to keep your purse off the ground to prevent it from getting dirty or stolen. Although compact, these clever devices can hold up to 25 lbs. and come with a free black velveteen pouch to complete your gift. Have it engraved with your bridesmaid’s initial, nick-name or full name for a unique touch.

With the Royal Wedding countdown in the single digits now, we can’t help but get excited for Will and Kate’s big celebration. We can’t help but wonder what Kate gifted to her bridal party; perhaps a stunning piece of jewelry or maybe even a beautiful, handcrafted jewelry box. Whatever her choice, it’s nice to treat your bridesmaids like royalty so why not give them something they can use year round. Engraved compact mirrors are a trendy and special present that goes a long way. We have even engraved some for a bride who was using the mirrors to ask her friends if they would be in her bridal party. Our engravable custom compact mirrors can be personalized with your bridesmaid’s favorite color, hobby, occupation or religious symbol. Each compact includes a regular mirror as well as a 2x mirror inside that comes with a small velveteen pouch to keep it safe.

And for a guaranteed good time the night before your wedding or at the reception, gift your bridesmaids something they will truly be thankful for: custom flasks. While grooms generally order flask sets for their groomsmen, the times must be changing because more and more frequently we are engraving flasks for bridal parties. Whether you choose to have them engraved or not, these sleek flasks can also be personalized with the color and design of your choice. Your bridesmaid will appreciate having something that has been tailored to her taste and will definitely use it for post-wedding girls nights out!

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Cool New Valentine Gift Ideas for Your Hottie

Posted by Kyle Design on February 6, 2008

Looking for some original, last-minute gift ideas for Valentine’s Day? This is a great opportunity to feature some of our most popular items:

Liquor Flask with Fiery Flames Design in Convenient 6 Ounce SizeFlame Drinking Flask – This 6 ounce liquor flask features a fiery flames design, shown here with our red aluminum background color. Yes, you can pick your hottie’s favorite color accent for this “firewater” flask. Let them know just how hot you think they are!Dragon Money Clip in Silver and Blue is Perfect for Holding Cash, Credit Cards, ID

Dragon Money Clip – Another very popular item for men is our dragon money clip that features a Celtic winged dragon, shown here in a cool iridescent cobalt blue. We can even add engraving – a warm sentiment, his name or even St. Valentine’s Day 2007, for example. We have handsome money clips in more than 100 designs so you can find just the right image to express your feelings toward him.
Red Heart Ring Box is a Beautiful Way to Present an Engagement Ring to the One You LoveRed Heart Ring Box – Planning to pop the question? Hoping she’ll say yes to your marriage proposal? Looking for something nicer than the plain ring box the jewelry store provides? Kyle Design has beautiful wooden ring boxes inlaid with a stylish heart. Let her know you “think outside the box” with such an elegant and creative way to present an engagement ring.Asian Love Symbol Beaded Lanyard is a Pretty Way to Carry Your Name Badge, ID Card or Keys

“Love” Beaded Lanyard – If your special Valentine has to wear a name badge to work every day, then why not surprise her with a stylish beaded ID lanyard with the Chinese Character for Love? If you have to wear a badge holder, make it special and pretty so that she’ll actually want to wear it. We offer options if you have a preference of silver or gold, plus we offer several types of badge attachments – clip, key ring or spring hook – to accommodate whatever arrangement you need.

ASL I Love You Light Switchplate in Gold and BlackI Love You Light Switchplates – Or maybe what they’d really appreciate is something for the home that let’s them know how much you care every day of the year. Our Sign Language Light Switchplates feature the an original etched metal design incorporating the ASL symbol for “I Love You”. What could say it more directly? An elegant addition to their special room. Available in either silver or gold with choice of color accents to complement your decor.

If you’d like to see other creative gift ideas for Valentine’s Day this year, please visit: Unique Valentine’s Day Gifts and Home Decor.

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Sneak Preview of New Career & Achievement Designs at Kyle Design

Posted by Kyle Design on July 26, 2007

Creative New Careers and Achievements Designs for Unique GiftsToday I am featuring the upcoming designs with new careers and achievements along with fresh suggestions for employee recognition awards and American made gifts.

Notice that I placed the Artist design in the career category. Some of this categorization is quite arbitrary – how many artists paint as a hobby vs. as a profession? Being a professional artist, I made the executive decision to place it with the other new careers, even though I suspect that the hobbyists far outweigh the number of professionals in this particular field.

Next up are the Hand Tools. I’ve included a pipe wrench, wireConstruction Tools Money Clip strippers – cutters, Crescent wrench, pliers, open-end wrench and screwdriver. This design can work for plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics and other tradesmen. This complements our current Construction Tools design, shown here on a money clip.

My Keys design works for both locksmiths and as a general symbol of business professionalism – “The key to success in this business is ….”. Perfect for motivating and rewarding employees. I’ve included everything from traditional house and file cabinet keys to old-fashioned skeleton keys and a handcuff key. This is a fun option for those in law enforcement as well – “Lock ’em up!”Green Housing Business Card Wallets

The new Recycling design acknowledges the strong trend toward environmental protection, green building and renewable energy sources. The design features a fish in water, water evaporating into the sky, a bird flying in the wind, moisture condensing and falling back to the earth in the form of rain. These symbols all surround a tall tree.

The City Lights design features a big city image of skyscrapers, buildings and bridges. Engineers, city planners and businesses in the heart of the city will find this design fitting.

For something a little different, my Uplifted Faces design features the profiles of both aCustom Wooden Ring Boxes in Artistic Designs man and a woman. This image works for cosmetologists, aestheticians (those skilled at giving facials, manicures, pedicures or other beauty treatments) and plastic surgeons, among other fields. It is also an loving and hopeful image appropriate for wedding themed gifts. The new Diamond design will be perfect for engagement ring boxes, as well as fitting for jewelers or jewelry store owners.

Next up: the Stockbroker design featuring both a bull and a bear and the appropriate stylized arrows indicating which way the stock market is going. The new Hourglass design points out how important timing is, not just to the market, but to everything in life. Time is money, as they say.

Our new Achievement Designs start off with the Graduation Elegant Personalized Christmas Tree Ornamentspattern, perfect for students just entering the workforce to commemorate their hard work. We expect this design to be especially popular on our Custom Christmas Ornaments. Holiday ornaments are also a nice trophy alternative because they are useful and yet can still be engraved to commemorate accomplishments.

My new Award Winner and Number One designs will also be appropriate for employee recognition awards. Rather than presenting an executive with (yet another) plaque, a useful gift such as a handsome business card holder or elegant desk accessory may be more appreciated.

Look for all of these artistic new designs at Kyle Design beginning in August. As always, we offer high quality gifts and fast turn-around times.

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iVillage Features Cool iPod Cases, Compacts By Kyle Design

Posted by Kyle Design on July 12, 2007

Here at Kyle Design, we are so excited that our custom iPod cases and compact mirrors are currently beingFun Bubbles iPod Case in Designer Colors featured on the huge shopping and entertainment network iVillage. If you’re not familiar with this website, iVillage is an NBC-backed health, beauty, pregnancy and entertainment site that is the #1 online destination for women. In other words, HUGE. Network producer Siobahn Adcock displays our Bubbles Designer iPod Case and our elegant Art Deco Fans Compact Mirrors in one Elegant Art Deco Fan Compact Mirrorof her video segments on Stuff We Love. She suggests putting the term “Bridezilla” to rest and instead encourages brides to treat their bridesmaids well in order to get the help they need to manage the challenges of a wedding. A special thank you can go a long way towards keeping the love flowing all around.

In addition, Kyle Design’s gifts are featured under their Weddings > Pretty & Personal Bridesmaid Gifts > The Fairest of Them All section as well. Our iPod cases hold the Nano as well as larger sized iPods along with the earbuds and cords, so you don’t end up with lost or damaged parts. Our compacts feature two mirrors – one regular and one magnifying and can be customized with your wedding colors. How cool is that?!!

iVillage is an NBC Universal Digital Media company that has extensive, helpful sections on Health, Wellness, Diet & Fitness, Pregnancy & Parenting, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Food, Weddings, Love & Sex and Entertainment. Stuff We Love is the iVillage section that recommends “Great Gifts and New Must-Haves”. Be sure to check it out – they have a lot of very cool finds.

The iPod cases and compacts above are just a small sampling of the nearly 200 artistic patterns I have designed to custom embellish a wide range of personal gift items. If you’d like to see more, visit the Kyle Designs Travel Cases, Compact Mirrors and Personal Item Holders page.

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