How Niche Gifts Serve Retailers: Photography Gifts and Photos

How Niche Gifts Serve Retailers: Photography Gifts and Photos

Life is like a camera.....focus on what's important.   My family is important to me.   Matthew, my grandson, is in the photo.    We all document our lives as well as our businesses with photography.    Classic Legacy's focus is to serve businesses by creating custom gifts.   I've found that when I meet the needs of very specific niches that I best meet the needs of my clients.     Classic Legacy photography theme gifts are an example of the niche gifts that I create.  Photography may not be your niche but the same principles of design and marketing  apply for many other categories.   Thank you Continue reading

Create Experiences to Remember  Christmas Memories from Oxford MS

Create Experiences to Remember Christmas Memories from Oxford MS

Creating experiences that guests will remember and share is important.   I spent "Black Friday" in Oxford, MS.   Oxford is a small college town with a wonderful  "Square" that is the business hub.    My husband and I drove for about an hour and arrived in mid afternoon.   The Christmas season began that day for me!    Here are some of the experiences and events that I will always remember. Outdoor Activities for Everyone We parked our car near the courthouse.   The first thing we saw was the horse-drawn carriage with delighted guests.  There was a long line of visitors waiting patiently for Continue reading

Creative Boutique Something Simple in Eureka Springs Arkansas Entices Visitors

Creative Boutique Something Simple in Eureka Springs Arkansas Entices Visitors

The boutique, Something Simple, in Eureka Springs, Arkansas draws you in with creative magic the minute you walk in the door.   Kaylene Shepard is the proprietor.  She is really an artist and designer!   I took a trip with my mother and sister in Northwest Arkansas and our first overnight stay was in Eureka Springs.   This Victorian town is known for its healing springs.  The  entire city limits of Eureka Springs is designated as a Historic District and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.   Something Simple is a Classic Legacy customer and I wanted to stop in and say hello. Continue reading

Custom Gifts by Classic Legacy Represent Exclusive Gifts for Buyers

Custom Gifts by Classic Legacy Represent Exclusive Gifts for Buyers

What exactly are custom gifts?   What value do you receive when you purchase a custom gift for your organization?   Classic Legacy specializes in creating custom gifts.   Custom gifts are gifts that are designed with YOUR art or logo and they are designed exclusively for your business or organization.   Classic Legacy sells wholesale to retail accounts.   We do not sell to individuals.   When you ask us to work with you to create exclusive custom gifts we honor that commitment!  The value that you receive when you have a custom gift designed by Classic Legacy is exclusivity!   We help you Continue reading

Special Request from Luxury Hotels – Develop Custom Notecards

Special Request from Luxury Hotels – Develop Custom Notecards

Classic Legacy is known as the "go to vendor"  to source new ideas and to develop gifts for the unique market of luxury resorts and hotels.   A recent request from the Hotel Monteleone was to create custom note cards.   The Hotel Monteleone is the only hotel in New Orleans that is both a literary landmark and a historic landmark.  Here are  the steps that we took. Work with High Resolution Images It is so important to begin with the best image when creating custom gifts.   The Hotel Monteleone emailed us their crest logo, an image of the iconic creole lady, and the outside of the hotel.  Our Continue reading

Simple Bucket Turned Into Elegant Bracelet Display

Simple Bucket Turned Into Elegant Bracelet Display

A simple bucket, burlap, and an elegant fleur-de-lis create a wonderful display for Classic Legacy cuff bracelets.    I wanted to create a display that our new cuff bracelets could easily to seen.    My eye fell upon the buckets that have been in my collection for some time.   Here is how I dressed it up to make a display that is already drawing compliments. This display is a great way to display Classic Legacy cuff bracelets.    They get noticed and are also easy to access.     It is easy to make or if you would like we will make one for you with your order of cuff Continue reading

Mapping Elvis History at A.Schwab Memphis Event Brings People Together

Mapping Elvis History at A.Schwab Memphis Event Brings People Together

It was so much fun to learn more about Memphis and the history of Elvis.    A.Schwab hosted an event for the launching of the Memphis Map for Elvis Fans .  This event really was made possible through the efforts of two New Yorkers.   Andrea Shaw and Alan Grossman are fans from New York City who came to Memphis looking for Elvis and ended up falling in love with the city. Years ago they visited Memphis to see Graceland and discovered there was no single map to guide them to other Elvis sites in the city. After 3 years of research they hired one of the country’s top map illustrators along with Continue reading

Colorful Bracelets, New York City, and My Flower Garden

Colorful Bracelets, New York City, and My Flower Garden

Our new collection of wonderful colorful bracelets is the product of my recent trip to New York and inspired by my flower garden.  The designs are inlays in wonderful shades of green, blue, purple, brown, red, and orange.   All of the colorful stones and enamel work is on oxidized brass findings that are bound together with a soft stretchy cord.    I get inspiration from my flower garden all year-long but this time of year it is especially colorful. I spent Sunday afternoon walking in Central Park.   My sister was with me and one of our favorite places was Shakespeare's Garden.   The Continue reading

A. Schwab a Memphis treasure being renewed and preserved

A. Schwab a Memphis treasure being renewed and preserved

Memphis has a treasure in the landmark store A. Schwab. This store has become a Memphis institution, beloved by many generations. An authentic mercantile experience still greets visitors from around the world. Children of all ages enjoy an assortment of old-fashioned delights. A. Schwab’s original hardwood floors, antique pine display tables (built in the alley behind Beale), old-school merchandise, and rich family history make it one of a kind. I had the privilege to be invited by Terry Saunders to take a tour and see some of the behind the scene developments and to learn what is next for Continue reading

Creative Displays for Wine Bottle Stoppers

Creative Displays for Wine Bottle Stoppers

Everything sells better if it is displayed in a unique, fun, and inviting way.    Classic Legacy specializes in creating custom gifts and our wine bottle stoppers are our best-selling category.   We have created many display ideas for the wine bottle stoppers.   Feel free to use any of these ideas! Let your imagination go!   Let me know what some of your favorite ways are to display wine bottle stoppers!    Join me also on Pinterest to see all the display ideas I've been collecting.    Continue reading