It’s here! The season where we pause, celebrate, reflect and cherish the ones we hold dear. While this can, most certainly, happen without any tangible things, just in case you wanted to wrap something pretty and share a token of love with a friend, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite things to make your shopping a cinch.
We’re gearing up for the gifting season and love looking for inventive (and, let’s face it, stress-less!) ways to show our love for those we hold dear. While Shutterfly has been our go-to in the past for printing epic vacation photos, memories from times abroad, and cementing important life milestones, we recently learned that they now make gifting those one-of-a-kind keepsakes even simpler through the use of their new Art Library. No uploading or extra thought required.
Available on their site, the library is preloaded with hundreds of free travel photographs, art images, patterns, quotes — you name it — for you to easily customize any number of gifts. So, in addition to stocking up on cards and calendars this holiday season, we’ve put together a Darling “Persona-Approved” gift guide to use while shopping Shutterfly’s products. Read on below to see what we picked!
'Tis the time to spread the love. And while we truly favor those gifts that can't be wrapped -- like time, connection, service & encouragement -- it never hurts to be prepared with a few ideas for the tangible, too.
So scroll through our gallery and
Men are notoriously hard to shop for, and dads are no exception – after all, what do you buy for the man who seemingly has everything? It’s easy to enter into panic mode when considering what to buy for the dad in your life (whether
1. Alphabet Animals Flashcards ($14.95)
Illustrated flashcards will equally enhance the creativity and intellect of the little ones you read these to.
2. TOMS Red Youth Glitters ($42)
To give a gift twice over, buy a pair of these shoes and know that another child will be
This is part of our 2012 Darling Gift Guide series. To view previous gift ideas, including For Her gifts by persona, please click here.
1. Timex Weekender Watch ($36.22)
Classic and definitely a value buy—these watches have changeable bands so it can be continually updated and maintained
1. Wild Harvested Incense Sticks ($12)
These sticks pleasantly surprise as they add a fragrance to the home that creates an atmosphere through scent not smoky haze that you want to escape.
2. Brass Bottle Opener ($40)
Holiday parties provide opportunities to to have a sleek bottle opener
Today we're thrilled to share with you part one of our first-ever gift guide. We've picked our favorite gift items for each persona to help you find a gift that's just right for every different kind of friend (or sister or mother) in your life.