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5 Design Tips For The Perfect Photo Blanket on The Memories Place

Posted by John Lercari on 12/13/2018
5 Design Tips For The Perfect Photo Blanket on The Memories Place
With everything thememoriesplace.com has to offer, it still can be tough to settle on the perfect design for your blanket. Don't worry, we're here for you! From picking photos to adding those special details, we hope this quick guide can help you decide the design of your blanket like a pro.

Non-Toy Christmas Gifts for Kids

Posted by Chris Schieman on 11/28/2018
Non-Toy Christmas Gifts for Kids
Kids love toys. I remember being highly disappointed at Christmas when I didn’t get toys. But there are a few gifts that weren’t toys I got as gifts when I was a kid that stand out. My first guitar isn’t something I played with much, but it helped me get into music (the Beach Boys specifically). My first Lakers sweater is a piece of clothing I wore every time I watched a game until I was in my 20s. And my grandpa’s conch shell he got in Myrtle Beach is still a treasure I hold dear.

Advantages of Woven Photo Blankets

Posted by Chris Schieman on 11/1/2018 to Photo Blankets
Advantages of Woven Photo Blankets
The Memories Place specializes in woven photo blankets. The advantages of woven images on a blanket over all other options are what make our blankets so popular. It's also why we have so many repeat customers. While our competition and the larger companies like to print a photo on a blanket, we understand that the best, lasting quality comes from woven images.

Give the Gift of a Photo Blanket This National Blanket Day

Posted by Chris Schieman on 10/1/2018 to Holidays
Give the Gift of a Photo Blanket This National Blanket Day
November 12th is National Blanket Day! National Blanket Day is a relatively new holiday, with a very important cause/message. National Blanket Day was created in 2015 by a homeless man, who said all he wished for during Thanksgiving was to spend time helping his homeless family. He started the trend of handing out free blankets to other homeless people, along with some hot chocolate. He also encourages others around the world to do the same thing on November 12th.

Fun Family Fall Photo Ideas

Posted by on 9/4/2018 to Tips & Tricks
Fun Family Fall Photo Ideas
Fall is an amazing time to capture family memories. Here are a few fun photo ideas to explore with your loved ones this fall:

Celebrate World Photo Day with a Photo Blanket

Posted by Chris Schieman on 8/5/2018 to Photo Blankets
Celebrate World Photo Day with a Photo Blanket
August 19th is World Photo Day. It’s an anniversary of sorts, recognized as the birthday of photography in the world. World Photo Day has its origins in the invention of the Daguerreotype, which was the first camera. 

How to Take Professional Photos With Your Phone

Posted by Chris Schieman on 7/2/2018 to Tips & Tricks
How to Take Professional Photos With Your Phone
The most common question we get when someone wants to create a photo blanket is “Will photos I take on my phone be quality enough for the blanket?” The short answer is yes, most likely. Today’s phones have cameras on them that rival professional equipment. However it depends on what phone you’re using. If you’re still loving the flip phones that pre-date the iPhone, you’re not going to have the same quality photos of the more recent smartphone models. However if you’re using a smartphone and still not getting pictures you like, there are a few steps to ensure the most professional photos with your phone.