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Bookplates and Book Stickers

11 Aug

aug-bookSticker-001Summer is a perfect time to curl up and read a good book.  There are so many summer reading lists out there.  From Oprah’s book list to your local library’s list, there are reads that are great for every taste.  Many people I know love to share their books, if they don’t take them out from their local library.  If you are someone who buys books, and loves to read all year long, you might also be someone who loves to share their books.  If so, a book sticker with you name on it is great to stick in the book so that hopefully it will make its way back to you at some point.

According to Webster’s, a book plate is “a piece of paper stuck on the inside front cover of a book that shows the name of the person who owns the book.”  But placement doesn’t really matter. I have one friend who is a voracious reader. She opts to order Address Labels that are long and thin and puts the stickers on the binder of books she lends out to friends.  This way, when it’s on someone’s book shelf, it’s easy for them to remember that the book belongs to her.  As much as she loves to share, she loves to get books returned too so she can pass them on to her next friend to read!

aug-bookSticker-002There really is no difference between a book sticker and a book plate.  Both are small stickers, identification labels, that have a name on them and sometimes wording like “From the Library of” and are often placed on the inside cover of a book.  Book stickers are great for adult books, for professional office books, for those with cookbook collections, and also for children’s books.  Children love stickers with their names on them.  In fact, many people love to gift a set of bookplates along with a new book. They are usually a very appreciated present and typically not too expensive.

A very nice gift for a teacher is a set of bookplates too.  Teachers usually have a lot of books in their classrooms and would love to have a book sticker in them, such as “From the Classroom of Mrs. Harris”.   Sometimes we see imprints like “Stolen from Catherine Smith” which is amusing, but also serves the purpose of identifying the owner.  Or, you might see “ex libris,” meaning “from the library of” before an imprinted name.  The only books that should not have bookplates adhered to them are collector books, as it diminishes the value, to have a sticker pasted to it.

Happy reading!

Best wishes,

Renee

 

 

 

 

Unique SuperFast Program for Fast Mother’s Day Gifts

23 Apr

SuperFast Mother's DayOur SuperFast Mother’s Day program is on!  As a leader in the personalized stationery and gift industry, The Stationery Studio has provided a program called SuperFast Mother’s Day to help those looking for great gift ideas for mom or grandma to be delivered in time.  This year, we have our largest collection of SuperFast items to date, with nearly 5,500 selections.  These are all personalized gifts produced with care in the United States.

The SuperFast program is grouped into easy-to-shop categories featuring some of our most popular items.  Our busy team at The Stationery Studio will provide you with the perfect gift items in time for gifting.  Each product will be personalized and shipped via trackable services to your destination to arrive no later than May 9th or sooner (Mother’s Day is May 10th)!

Just look for our SuperFast icon on the products and you can be assured that no matter where in the continental U.S. you are shipping to, you will get these specially marked products in time to make mom feel loved.SuperFast Mother's Day

SuperFast orders can be placed through April 30th and are guaranteed for on time delivery.  For easy shopping, we have created many popular product categories for you to browse through including Stationery, Notepads, Stampers, Embossers, Address Labels, Post-It Gifts, Spa Gifts, Yoga Mats, Tote Bags, Luggage Tags, Jewelry, Happy Hour, Recipe Cards, Cutting Boards, Serving Trays, iPhone Cases, iPad Cases and Desk Accessories.

Wishing all the moms and grandmas we know a very happy Mother’s Day this year!

Best wishes,

Renee

Mother’s Day Gift Idea on TODAY SHOW

22 Apr

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Yesterday, Today Show contributor Jill Martin had a segment on Mother’s Day gift ideas.   She featured our monogrammed tote and cosmetic bag sets.  This great gift idea comes at the perfect time for gift giving!  This set comes in three colors:  black, navy and tan.  They are made of nylon so they’re easy to clean and easy to pack.   Here are 5 reasons why your Mom will love this set (Hoda called it “awesome!”):

1.  Perfect for the pool or beach.  Large enough to hold your must-haves and the cosmetic bag is perfect for sunglasses and lotions.

2. Makes a wonderful diaper bag!  You won’t feel like you’re carrying a diaper bag with this cute monogrammed tote.  The cosmetic bag can be used for snacks, wipes, etc.

3. Great for travel.  You can fold this easily into your suitcase for collecting souvenirs and as a carry on.

4. Perfect for the sports Mom.  She can easily run from game to game with this roomy tote.  Snacks, blankets and other essentials fit nicely and look stylish.

5. Makes a great gym bag.  If Mom loves fitting in workouts, she can easily store her change of clothes and towel.  The cosmetic bag works perfectly to store her items for the after workout shower.

What other ways to you see using this great set?  Tell us in the comments below. Just make sure to scoop these up for your Mom (and for yourself, too!).

xoxo,

Jennifer