Our Latest Video: Photo Collage Frame How To

You have to see the latest and cutest video we just put together to show you how to make your own Photo Collage Frame. Made of high-quality wood and assembled in the U.S.A., your frame arrives quickly and safely wrapped, ready to celebrate a birthday, wedding, anniversary or any happy occasion!

Here’s how to make one yourself.

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Custom Gift Sale: Pillows

Any color, any monogram, tons of holiday and celebratory messages are available. See our full selection of custom pillows* at Tenereze now!

*Our pillows are all made in the U.S.A!

 

Summertime Slumber

Last week was sweltering. I could barely keep the covers on even with the air conditioning on. This week I’ve finally been catching up on sleep with the cooler nights but I’m thinking about switching out my light comforter and duvet for a handsome quilt set.

It’s the perfect weight and color for summer sleep. Here are some of my top choices but I’m still trying to figure out which sets I’ll mix and match. And with the custom embroidery options, I might give one as a wedding gift this summer too. Which one’s your favorite?

Printed batik sham, $24.50

Green quilt, $84

Wedding rings sham, $24.50

Mosaic quilt, red check, $84

Solid color throw pillow, $20

Gifts For: The Beer Lover

Lager, pilsner or stout? Do you know the difference and which glass it should be served in? My husband is quite the beer connoisseur. I’ve definitely grown my taste for it over the years and find wheats to be my favorite. If you have a beer lover in your life, there’s certain to be a brew that’s just perfect for summer-gifting.

For someone that loves them all, give them a beer flight set to show off at home. It comes with a wooden display and notches for all four beers. It’ll knock their socks off! Beer flight sampler, $49

For the groomsman that loves a good draft beer, the traditional beer mug can be frozen to give you a frosty taste at home. Personalize it with monogram or name ($4 extra), Beer mug, $15

The pilsner is a light form of lager and has been enjoyed since the early 1800s. A custom glassware set is sure to please the pilsner lover. Pilsner glass, set of 4, $31.50

It’s a no-brainer to order up a pint. Now offer the same bar staple at home with this handsome set of four pint glasses, customized with your monogram or name ($4 extra). Perfect with a crisp wheat beer and a slice of citrus on the side. Pint glass, set of 4, $20

4th of July: Host/Hostess Gifts

Where will you be for the 4th? It’s a holiday that’s super festive but can be hard to plan for and difficult to buy a host/hostess gift. Here are some of the most patriotic and fun gifts for others – and a few I’m sure you’ll want for yourself!

For the Host/Hostess

Stars frame, on sale $21.60

Beer flight set, $44.10


Stars Stripes letter dish set, $67.50

For Yourself

3 pc. BBQ set, carrier personalized for just $58.50

Stripes pillow, $24.30

Accessories for Summer Fun

Wow your guests with colorful summertime favorites like Arnold Palmers and sangria in your custom stemless glassware. Personalized stemless glassware, set of 4, $20 | Inexpensive and fabulous for any table display, our transparent bud vases come in a wide array of rainbow colors including blue, green, purple, magenta, and yellow. Bud vases, set of 5, $20 | Holiday or everyday, these ceramic dishes make every tabletop a gorgeous centerpiece. Love Letter dishes, only $7 each (full alphabet available along with “&” and heart)! All available at Tenereze. 15% off $50, no coupon code needed.

Father’s Day: Three awesome gifts for the dad that has everything

My dad is super easygoing on just about anything. You can talk him into seeing what ever you movie you want, eating anything, trying anything – he’s pretty fun to hang out with! Thing is, he’s pretty particular when it comes to clothes. He won’t wear a turtleneck or scarf in the winter, he says it “bothers my neck.” And we could be hiking through a horrendous snowstorm be he won’t wear a sweater because “they’re itchy.” Even if it gets freakishly cold out in let’s say, June, he’ll refuse to put on a long sleeved shirt. He’s just weird like that sometimes.

Is your dad hard to buy for? Maybe he has everything he needs but does he have everything he wants? Here are three unique ideas that might just surprise you – and him! While you’re shopping at Tenereze, you receive an automatic 15% off purchases $50 or over. No code needed. **And don’t forget to enter the contest to win a $75 gift certificate. Just tell us (or show us) what you would do with the Alphabet Love Letter dishes!

1. Wow and pamper your dad with his own handkerchiefs. Choose your font and thread color too! Personalized Handkerchief, $24.30  |  2. For the contemporary beer connoisseur, this is the perfect gift. Custom Beer Flight Set, $49  |  3. Perfect for placing his wallet and keys or simply fill it with his favorite treat that morning. Show dad how much you care on Father’s Day. “Dad” Letter Dish set, $20 My dad would totally get a kick out of this, especially if I filled it with chocolate…

Fancy That: Ties, Bow Ties and Pins

I love a good, sturdy tie. Even if I can’t wear one, I enjoy going through the myriad of styles, fabrics and prints that men get to choose. It’s their best accessory, I’d say. What’s your man’s tie style? What about your dad’s? Or perhaps he has all the ties he needs already. Why not step it up a notch and gift him a monogrammed tie clip (#6)? He’ll love it.

1. Coloured stripe tie, Zara, $39.50 | 2. Pindot tie, J. Crew, $59.50 | 3. Floral bow tie, $19.90 | 4. Etro woven silk tie, $153 | 5. Reversible tie, Brooks Brothers, $65 | 6. Monogrammed tie clip, $24

What to Get the Husband for an Anniversary

In one week my husband and I will be celebrating our third wedding anniversary…and I have yet to get his gift. There are exactly three things that I know about our gift-giving rituals to be true.

1. We can never wait until the day of. I’m overly excitable and he knows it. For my birthday this year he pulled out the aquarium (I’d been wanting fish) and put the pair of earrings in a box, in the bottom of it. There was no water in yet, of course. I practically screamed when I walked into the room. Overly excitable, I told you.

2. We’re very practical. There was no use in trying to hide a five foot tall box, so his parents had to bring out the Dyson vacuum I’d been wanting. (Yes, you read that right). I am in love  with great design, industrial design, to be exact, and Dyson created incredibly functional and gorgeous products. Ours is aptly named “Mike Dyson.” Get it??

3. I’m pretty certain we were both born in the wrong era. He would’ve loved the heyday of the ’70s, the music, the vibe, the revolution. I would’ve loved living in the ’50s, or so I think. Who cares that I have to wear a Maidenform pointy bra or that I fetch the whiskey? There’s something really romantic about stepping into a scene of Mad Men with their exact designs and succinct roles – albeit sexist…Ok, maybe not.  That said, my husband has very classic tastes. I’ve narrowed it down to this short list of items to get him. What would you get your husband for your anniversary?

Left to right: You can’t go wrong with a frosty mug. Whether he’s a root beer or Belgian ale drinker, he’ll love this gift. Beer Mug (personalization options), $15 | My hubby’s a huge fan of this Canadian brewery. Potent and Belgian style, these are tasty beers for the connoisseur. Unibroue High Gravity Set, $10.99 | Keepin’ it old school, monogram or have them embroidered with his name. Men’s handkerchief (monogram options), $24