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Checkerboard Introduces Dazzling Line of Personalized Gifts & Home Décor Products

Checkerboard, award winning designer of stationery, introduces personalized gift and home décor products that include framed wall décor, supple throw pillows and elegant dinner plates, designed around themes of romance, love, home, hearth, and even pets.

New York, NY, August 18, 2012 --( Checkerboard Ltd, award winning designer of fine stationery for over three generations, introduces a line of finely crafted personalized gift and home décor products that include framed wall décor, supple throw pillows and elegant dinner plates, designed around themes of romance, love, home, hearth, and even pets.

"To meet increased demand for personalized products that express consumers’ unique personality and lifestyle, Checkerboard created a line of stylish home décor and gift products that customers can customize to their own taste," said Micah Chase, President, Checkerboard. "Retailers can help customers personalize these products with monograms, names and dates, and using our exclusive Hue & Tone™ process, also tailor the colors of the designs to match the customer's decor to create truly personal pieces."

Since the products in the new line are ordered to nearly custom specifications by the retailer, reflective of the customer's own design preferences, there is no requirement to stock inventory, making it easy for retailers to offer a wide range of customization options that meet diverse consumer interests.

These distinctive home décor products are a great way to personalize a living space and also make great gifts. The new products include:

Wall Décor: Makes any house a home by incorporating personalized wall décor into interior design. Elegant monograms, family names and commemorative dates come together with eye-catching graphics that will have guests and family a buzz. Archival and acid free, these pieces of art will look great for years to come, and will be the springboard of conversation for equally as long.

Throw Pillows: From moody garden greens and ocean blues of a beach house, to golden yellows and vibrant pinks of a setting sun, this vivid collection of personalized pillows adds style to any sofa, banquette or bed. With bold imagery and sophisticated typography, these pillows speak volumes about individual style, and will serve as reminder of a special day, relationship or furry friend.

Personalized Dinner Plates: A whimsical addition to a wedding table setting, a perfect anniversary gift, or for everyday dining, these exquisite ceramic plates will win hearts. The addition of personal monograms or names makes these simple dishes heirlooms to be cherished, and will elevate pasta night to a whole new level.

“With the availability of this finely crafted line of lifestyle products and the ability of the retailer to tailor-design them to reflect each customer's unique personality, retailers can actually provide their customers with a truly customized piece they can legitimately call their own," said Joanne Laipson, Checkerboard Product Manager.

Wall Décor: Designs are available framed or unframed, and offered in 18″×12″ horizontal and 12″×18″ vertical designs. Starting at $58.00 retail unframed.
Throw Pillows: Natural linen pillows are 18″ × 18″. All designs have personalization on one side and a pattern or personalization on the back. Starting at $55.00 retail.

Dinner Plates: All plates are made of porcelain and are kiln fired to ensure they won't fade or peel; food and dishwasher safe. Starting at $99.00 retail.

To see images of these new products go to

About Checkerboard
Checkerboard (, known for three generations as a leading fine stationery manufacturer, has taken its singular vision of providing the highest quality personalized and customized products to create “made-to-order” lifestyle, gift and home décor objects of refined beauty. Using only the best materials and offering meticulous craftsmanship and dedicated customer service, Checkerboard has earned a reputation as one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of fine stationery products for celebrating life's events. Checkerboard continues in that tradition with its lifestyle, gift and home décor objects.

The company has twice made Inc. magazine’s 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America and won the Better Business Bureau’s Marketplace Ethics Award. And Checkerboard is a 10-time Louie Awards winner – the greeting card industry’s equivalent of the Academy Awards.

Checkerboard's products can be found at over 3000 fine retailers nationwide. For more details please visit, or call us at (800) 735-2475.

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