When is a gift card not a gift card? When it’s also a thoughtful gift in an artsy presentation, something that defines the person or occasion.
It’s understandable that we sometimes balk at the appearance of a simple paper certificate or plastic card with defined monetary amount, but with a little imagination, the gift card can become an experience.
Pasta Shoppe gift certificates are available in the restaurant, over–the-phone, and by mail. How cool would it be to unwrap their PIZZA BOX with the gift certificate inside? Add a personal message regarding why you chose The Big Red Tomato, and Ta-Dah! You have a cool presentation that begs getting into the restaurant for a fabulous meal!
Beanies Mexican Restuarant gift cards are as fun as the dining experience. Choose the denomination and then wrap it in a menu, inside a margarita glass, or let Beanies mail it with their rewards card attached on your behalf.
Bernie's Fine Meats has traditional gift certificates. Wrap it with an empty sausage tray or onto a catering plate and you have a mouth-watering presentation, sure to please. Sweetheart Cakes, as well, would surely be a welcome gift certificate wrapped in a cookie tray or cake box that would beg the question: “What will I choose?!”
New Port Shores, over 20 years in business, would plead for a seashell or fish souvenir to be paired with a gift certificate. Who wouldn’t think: "Yummy meal while watching the waves."
Fireworks Popcorn gift certificates can be purchased both in-store and online. Add a sample-sized bag of popcorn and lure your recipient right into snack-heaven.
Zing Fashion/Safari Girl gift cards fit neatly into a box designed for wrapping. Store employees will add signature ribbon to the box, no charge, and you instantly have a shopping experience, not just a gift card.
Finally, your Shop Port, Think Local leader, Sanfilippo Sentry, has nifty gift cards that would wrap nicely with any little grocery item. Thinking of summer? Add an item useful for grilling along with a gift card: instant party! Everyone can use the
gift of something tasty to eat or drink: think Sanfilippo Sentry gift cards.
Time is precious and gift cards save time, both for you and the recipient. Each of you receives the satisfaction of a great reward when the certificate is redeemed, and the experience can be shared!
Shop Port, Think Local … We’re all here to assist with your gift-giving necessities.