My Mom, Mother’s Day, and How Flowers have Influenced Classic Legacy

My Mom, Mother’s Day, and How Flowers have Influenced Classic Legacy

My mother has been a big influence in my life.   She has always been there for me.   My mother is the mother of 4.  I am pondering the many things she has done in her life and how she has influenced me.  She was and is a teacher, a wife, a mother, a daughter, a sister, and friend.   This is a small thing but I keep thinking of her love for flowers and how that has influenced me.   Mother loves to have fresh flowers from her garden in the house.....and so do I. My love of flowers extends to my business as well.   Here are some of the way flowers are a part of Classic Legacy as I think of Continue reading

How To Use Your Historic Images to Create A Signature Collection for Your Business, Hotel, or Museum

How To Use Your Historic Images to Create A Signature Collection for Your Business, Hotel, or Museum

Did you know that you have what you need to create a Signature Custom Gift Collection at your finger tips?   Click here to receive a free eBook that highlights how to create custom gifts with YOUR historic images.   Think about the history of your business, your hotel, or your museum.   I work with many organizations who own fabulous historic art or wonderful vintage photos.    Use your history to your advantage!   The team at Classic Legacy can help you develop a signature line by using YOUR high resolution jpeg historical images.  You simply email us the images.  Click here to learn more Continue reading

Custom Gifts for Lumpy’s Golf Tournament for Autism

Custom Gifts for Lumpy’s Golf Tournament for Autism

Making and designing custom gifts for special events such as the Lumpy's Golf Scramble for Autism is an honor and part of the "why" I do what I do.  Lumpy's Scramble for Autism golf tournament is held at Indian Wells Country Club in California.   This is their 12th anniversary and their goal is to raise over ONE MILLION dollars!   All the proceeds benefit children on the autism spectrum that live in the Coachella Valley.  The mission of the Lumpy's Foundation is to help local families dealing with the challenges of raising a child with autism by making therapies more Continue reading

Behind the Scenes Photo Shoot New Accessory Accents by Classic Legacy

Behind the Scenes Photo Shoot New Accessory Accents by Classic Legacy

Our new Accents by Classic Legacy are more than #bootclips or #bootbows I discovered in the process of design that they make wonderful scarf clips!   Photo shoots in the middle of winter are a challenge.  Rainy days and snow are the norm.  I woke up however on a recent snowy day and knew I needed to take my mannequin, scarves, and new "Accents"   out in the snow for a photo shoot.   IT WAS COLD....but I think the results were good.   Sometimes I often say.....if they only knew what I do.....so now you know what I did do on this cold winter snowy morning! I dressed the mannequin in black and Continue reading

On Lake Time gifts perfect for Lake theme Retailer Lakehouse Outfitters

On Lake Time gifts perfect for Lake theme Retailer Lakehouse Outfitters

I serve retailers by designing custom gifts to meet their needs.   One of the retailers Classic Legacy serves is Lakehouse Outfitters.   Their niche is lifestyle retail focused exclusively on serving customers who are passionate with Lake Life.   I love learning more about Classic Legacy customers so that I can better serve them.   Here are some highlights of what I learned about Lakehouse Outfitters. Who founded Lakehouse Outfitters Cindy Batten is the President, founder, and "worker bee" of Lakehouse Outfitters.   Cindy brings over 25 years of advertising sales experience to the Continue reading

How a Mardi Gras Krewe Favor was Designed for the French Quarter Market

How a Mardi Gras Krewe Favor was Designed for the French Quarter Market

Mardi Gras is celebrated in a big way every year in Louisiana.   The French Quarter Market is THE place to get high quality Krewe gifts.   Every Krewe gives gifts!   This year the one that stands out that is the custom letter opener designed by Casey Johnson of The French Quarter Market.  I enjoy the steps in creating custom gifts.   The French Quarter Market began as the vision of Angela Carville Fluker in 2004.   Her legacy continues.   I know she would be proud of how the mission  to provide one of a kind gifts that have a fleur-de-lis flair is executed.  These are the steps that were taken Continue reading

How to Stand Out and Be a Unique Retail Store

How to Stand Out and Be a Unique Retail Store

I love to help retailers stand out!  Classic Legacy creates custom gifts  and jewelry using YOUR art.   I want to  enable you to be unique.  In fact we offer a Free E-Book with lots of ideas for retailers.  Some of the custom gifts that were created within the past year include: Pewter Charms Classic Legacy has a large open line of charms and  now I am working with a master model maker so that  I can create custom charms.   The process involves creating a sketch of the design, making a model, creating a mold, making a sample, plating the sample, approval, and final production!   As you can Continue reading

Luxury Lodge Resort Big Cedar Wins My Heart

Luxury Lodge Resort Big Cedar Wins My Heart

Big Cedar is a treasure not to be missed.  This luxury lodge resort won my heart!   My life long friend, Rhonda, invited five of us to spend a long weekend in Missouri.   We drove and flew to meet each other for a great weekend of laughter, story telling, eating, walking, and discovering Big Cedar.   I enjoy designing and creating custom gifts for luxury hotels and resorts so I had to introduce myself to Rick Bilyeu, the buyer of the Collections Gift Store. Custom Gifts Designed for Big Cedar Rick,  met me when I arrived.   The gift store, Collections, is full of wonderful gifts!   It is Continue reading

Instagram Giveaway with Hotel Del Coronado and Classic Legacy

Instagram Giveaway with Hotel Del Coronado and Classic Legacy

I have teamed up with The Hotel Del by providing gifts for their Instagram Giveaway event.   The rules are simple.   Entrants must follow @delcoronado and then post a photo usint the hashtag #delmemories.    Every two weeks there will be a winner through the end of December.   Classic Legacy designs custom gifts for The Hotel Del Coronado's gift stores Est. 1888 and The Signature Shop.   Our gifts include wine bottle stoppers, marble coasters, wine coolers, and trays.   The lucky winner receives Classic Legacy gifts.    The goal of this campaign is fan growth for The Hotel Del and also Continue reading

Mannequin Evergreen  Tree Skirt Makes Creative Retail Display

Mannequin Evergreen Tree Skirt Makes Creative Retail Display

I collect ideas for retail display. Creative displays sell gifts and jewelry. I spent a recent Saturday creating a display that is sure to draw attention and is a perfect way to highlight Classic Legacy necklaces. Here are the easy steps that will enable  you can make your own winter mannequin with an evergreen tree skirt! I encourage you to use a mannequin. This winter add an evergreen skirt to the mannequin.   It will be noticed!    I love to design custom gifts and jewelry.   To learn more about Classic Legacy and get our updates please fill Continue reading