Inspired Gifts Review and Giveaway

I love taking pictures so I was thrilled when Inspired Gifts agreed to let me review one of their products. Inspired Gifts makes wonderful photo products. Here is a list of some of what you can create:

  • Gift books
  • Baby/Child Books
  • Journals
  • Guest Books
  • Playing Cards
  • Canvas Prints
  • Dry Erase Boards
  • Posters
  • Bookmarks
  • Greeting Cards
  • Announcements
  • Calendars

You can also make day planners which is what I chose to review. I wanted a planner to keep track of all my blog posts and when all of my giveaways ended and I am happy to do so while I look at pictures of my family.

Here is what the Inspired Gifts website says about their day planners: “We know life’s daily tasks can sometimes be a chore, but you can make scheduling less stressful with a photo-filled day planner designed by you. Planners are spiral-bound and available in two sizes to accommodate full days and people on the go. You bring the photos, and we’ll give you the space to lay out your year in as much detail as you need. Add as many custom messages as you like to be sure you never again forget an important birthday or anniversary. Perhaps you know someone who might welcome a little help in the organization department? Planners also make great gifts.”

The day planner itself was pretty easy to make once I got the hang of it. Once you choose the pictures you want in the planner you can either decide what page you want each picture on or you can let the software place the pictures for you.

Here are my two tips on creating your own personalized items using Inspired Gifts and their software:

1) Create an account before you do anything else! I made the mistake of not doing so and lost all of my work because I accidentally exited the screen and it wasn’t saved anywhere. (If you have an account the pictures are saved.)

2) Keep in mind the product you are creating and how the pictures would look in the space that you have. I picked all of my pictures without even considering that the album I was doing was vertical. If a picture was horizontal and could be cropped it worked fine but any picture too wide didn’t work. They give you a choice so you could choose to have your pictures horizontal and then you would be fine but because I chose vertical it was a problem.

Here are a few pictures of my finished day planner:

Cover of day planner

Example of inside day planner

How I use my day planner

I really love my day planner and am super excited to announce that one lucky person can win one of their own!!

Giveaway:

Inspired Gifts is giving away a 4.4×6 Photo Day Planner just like the one I made!

Mandatory Entry:

Visit Inspired Gifts and tell me your favorite photo product that they make.

Optional Entries (leave a comment for each one):

  1. Follow Inspired Gifts on Twitter
  2. “Like” Inspired Gifts on Facebook
  3. Follow Inspired Gifts blog via Google Friend Connect
  4. Create a free account at Inspired Gifts
  5. Purchase a photo product from Inspired Gifts (worth 10 entries)
  6. Subscribe to Making Time For Mommy via RSS or email
  7. “Like” Making Time For Mommy on Facebook
  8. Follow me on Twitter
  9. Tweet about this giveaway and include a link to this review (in your comment leave link to your tweet)
  10. Enter another giveaway and let me know which one you entered

That’s 11 different ways to win a fabulous photo product from Inspired Gifts. Good luck!

Giveaway ends on July 18, 2010 at 11:59pm.

(Disclosure: I was provided a day planner to review at no cost. All opinions on the products are my own. Inspired Gifts will provide the photo day planner to the winner. This review was made possible by MomMadeThat.com)

Comments

  1. I like the Memory books.

  2. I am an email subscriber.

  3. I followed inspired gifts on twitter

  4. I “liked” inspired gifts on facebook

  5. I created a free account

  6. I subscribe to making time for mommy

  7. I “liked” making time for mommy on facebook

  8. I entered the target gift card giveaway

  9. I love their journals! How fun!

  10. I follow Inspired Gifts on Twitter…KatyLMA

  11. I like Inspired Gifts on Facebook! Katy Mc. Ald.

  12. I subscribe via email!

  13. I follow you on Twitter! KatyLMA

  14. Donna Warrington says

    I love the Inspired Gifts Children & Baby Photo Book Collection – family collection

    Donna
    dwarrington1@gmail.com

  15. Donna Warrington says

    I follow Inspired Gifts on Twitter as
    2Cats2See

    Donna
    dwarrington1@gmail.com

  16. Donna Warrington says

    I “like” Inspired Gifts on facebook

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  17. Donna Warrington says

    I “like” Making Time of Mommy on facebook

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  18. Donna Warrington says

    I subscribe through e-mail

    Donna
    dwarrington1@gmail.com

  19. Donna Warrington says

    I follow Inspried Gift’s blog

    Donna
    dwarrington1@gmail.com

  20. Donna Warrington says

    I signed up for a free account.

    Donna
    dwarrington1@gmail.com

  21. Donna Warrington says

    I follow you on Twitter as 2Cats2See

    Donna
    dwarrington1@gmail.com

  22. stephanie christmann says

    My favorite is the ‘book of healing inspirational gift book)

    ~Steph
    soklad@hotmail.com

  23. stephanie christmann says

    I follow Inspired Gifts on twitter (soklad)

    ~Steph
    soklad@hotmail.com

  24. stephanie christmann says

    I friend Inspired Gifts on facebook (stephanie christmann)

    ~Steph
    soklad@hotmail.com

  25. stephanie christmann says

    I also entered your “sisters picture frame” giveaway.

    ~Steph
    soklad@hotmail.com

  26. stephanie christmann says

    I follow MTFM on RRS

    ~Steph
    soklad@hotmail.com

  27. stephanie christmann says

    Friends with MRFM on facebook (stephanie christmann)

    ~Steph
    soklad@hotmail.com

  28. stephanie christmann says

    I follow MTFM on twitter (soklad)

    ~Steph
    soklad@hotmail.com

  29. I love their family series of photo books

  30. I love the photobooks! Thanks for the chance!

  31. I created an account at Inspired Gifts.

  32. I subscribe to your blog via email.

  33. I like their playing cards. It would be fun to have a set with my son’s picture on them. ;)

  34. I’m following Inspired Gifts on Twitter. @psmomreviews

  35. I subscribe via RSS.

  36. I follow you on Twitter. @psmomreviews

  37. fave: canvas prints
    xoxoxo

  38. inspired gifts GFC
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  39. subscribe RSS
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  40. entered delivering happiness book giveaway
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