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9 Photo Ideas for Kids

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Photography is all about capturing the things, places and people you love. While most parents are snap-happy when it comes to their littles, they often aren’t aware of all the possibilities.  There is no shortage of inspiration out there for creatively capturing the beauty in your babes.  Below, we’ve teamed up with Mingo Kids to share 9 great photo ideas for shots of your kids.  No need to be a pro, or even have a fancy DSLR, just a smartphone will do!  We hope you find them as helpful as we do!

Impressed x Mingo guide | 9 cute photos to take of your kids this week

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Round-up: Cozy Socks + Mugs for a Comfy Winter

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Since we know the best time to get stuff done is once the madness of the day dies down and the kids go to sleep (amen!), we’ve rounded up 5 cozy socks and their cute wintery mug counterparts so you can get comfy and get those things done… in bed, right where you want to be.  

If you’re without child, these combos will make you want to spend some quality time wrapped up in bed with a hot cuppa.

Let the slow mornings + epic nights in begin, snuggle up to these bad boys and cross a few things off your list (like putting your moments into print!). Read More


Top 30 Photo Book Title Ideas

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Even though we all have thousands of photos on our devices, we understand how easy it is to get stuck trying to decide what to print. Our mission for the month is to help you overcome your print paralysis, and help you document that life you lived so well in 2015.  We have a simple recipe for proof of a life well lived: print who and what you love, print where you’ve been, and print where you want to go next.

Whether you’re a new mom, having just spent your first year in a new city, or wanting to document your family’s year, here are our top photo book title ideas, and the starts to great collections, for documenting your 2015, as used by you.

Our Top 30 Photo Book Title Ideas

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bedside table styling for happy travel dreams

Style Your Bedside Table for Happy Dreams

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If we spend 1/3 of our lives in bed, shouldn’t we ensure that time is happy, relaxing and restorative?  It would only make sense to style our bedside tables with the things that would make us smile as we get ready for bed at night and as we wake in the morning.

If you’re a globetrotter at heart, like us, and always planning your next adventure, consider our 4 elements to creating a bedside table for dreams of wanderlust (and scroll to the bottom of this post to enter to win the look!).

Our essentials to styling your bedside table for happy travel dreams

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A Made with Love holiday gift guide

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If you’re anything like us, you love a good DIY, especially a really thoughtful one that can be gifted to your loved ones over the holidays.

We’ve rounded up our top 5 ideas for personal gifts that are easy, made with love, and tested by the Impressed team (no Pinterest fails here!).

Be sure to click through each one for our how-to + tips.

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Made with love gift guide: DIY leather valet tray

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Just over a week ago, we posted the first part to our Made with Love gift guide series.  Today, we’ll take you through one of the easiest and inexpensive DIYs we’ve ever tried: a handmade leather catchall.  This one has been sitting on our Pinterest DIY Projects board for months!  Inspired by a tutorial we saw on The Everygirl, our version is perfectly measured to double as a holder for a set of Impressed prints.

Make one for everyone on your list in one swift afternoon.  Be sure to keep one for yourself to help contain that entryway clutter too! Read More


Made with love gift guide: dog canvas

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At Impressed, our belief is that the best gifts are made with love.  When I look back at holidays past, my most memorable gifts have been ones that were handmade by loved ones, and created with thought, time and tons of love.  I honestly couldn’t recount which gifts were purchased for me last year, but I can recall the fuzzy feelings I experienced almost a decade ago, when unwrapping a cookbook full of my favorite family recipes, all handwritten and put together by my parents when I first moved out on my own.  The hours they must have spent!  It has moved around the country with me, sits among my collection of cookbooks and makes me happy every time I see it. Read More