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Personalized Birth Poster for the Best Gift Idea Ever

The day your little bundle of joy arrives will be one of the happiest days of your life. It’s a day filled with smiles, tears, and jubilation when you’re finally able to meet the tiny little person you’ve been preparing for during the last nine months. And when they arrive, that day will forever become a cherished moment in your life you’ll celebrate every day.

Commemorating the occasion with a personalized birth poster is a fun and beautiful memento that can spark joy every time you look at it. For there’s truly no greater feat than creating life itself.

What is a Personalized Birth Poster?

Every life is special and precious, and when a new baby joins the family, it’s a milestone moment for everyone in your inner circle.

A personalized birth poster is an excellent way to mark the momentous occasion. Our birth posters display a newborn baby in one of several poses, along with the details of your baby’s birth. We include the date and time of the birth, the birth weight, birth length, your child’s name, and a special line of text of your choosing. You can also choose the font style and other small details like color that will make your personalized birth poster print truly unique.

Once the print has been finalized, you can choose how to frame and display it in your home, office, or your baby’s nursery. The simplistic style and design fits well with any decor scheme, while the 1:1 scale creates a perfect image of your baby on the day they were born.

birth poster in funny superhero costume standing on the desk

Why Give a Birth Poster as a Gift?

Many couples, family members, or friends choose a personalized birth poster as the ultimate keepsake for a new baby. It’s a gift that can be passed down through the years and be displayed with pride.

In many cases, the expecting parents are busy in the days and weeks leading up to their baby’s arrival. This is especially the case when they have older children to care for in addition to getting their home and cars ready for a new baby. Many of them would like a special keepsake that’s unique to their little bundle of joy, but simply don’t think of it in the midst of all of their other responsibilities.

This is where a personalized birth poster can really shine as the perfect gift. While others are helping acquire the basics like a crib, diapers, and clothing, a personalized birth poster can be a fun and much-welcomed surprise gift that will make any new parent beam with pride.

It’s a creative, affectionate way to welcome the new baby into the family. And even in just a few short weeks or months, when the baby will have far outgrown the image in the poster, parents will have a way to keep them little forever.

Personalized birth posters make excellent gifts for multiple occasions, including:

  • Post-birth baby showers
  • Baby’s first birthday
  • Baby’s first holiday, such as Christmas or Easter
  • Hospital homecoming gifts

In fact, it’s never too late to create a personalized birth poster. Even if you’re expecting your second, third, or even fourth child, you can always create a personalized birth poster for your older children for a keepsake they can cherish for life.

How We Create Our Personalized Birth Posters

Positive Prints was created out of love, and each of our personalized birth posters aim to be a reflection of our commitment to spreading happiness around the world.

We’ve taken care to hand sketch several beautiful drawings of babies in different positions that you can choose from for your print. We actually use your baby’s birth length to create a 1:1 scale drawing of your baby, so it looks like it’s your precious little one posing for the drawing.

From there, you can select your background color and input your baby’s birth stats and other choice of text, which we will add to your print.

Each of our personalized birth posters is made from scratch, with love. We use only the highest quality materials for our hard copy posters and have partnered with reliable, top notch printers to produce our prints. We also take care to carefully roll your poster for shipping so that it arrives perfect and ready for framing.

Every print we produce is a unique work of art made just for you. We know what joy a new baby can bring to your life, and our goal is to give you a beautiful keepsake to remember the event and never forget how tiny your little one once was.

What’s Included on a Personalized Poster?

Your baby’s birth poster is all about them! When you place the order, we’ll ask you for all the most important details, including your baby’s birth length, birth weight, time and date of birth, their name, and any other special line of text you’d like to include on the poster.

We arrange this information on the poster in a way that highlights your baby’s very first day in the world. Every print is truly one of a kind, because there’s no other baby like yours!

birth poster details, including your baby’s birth length, birth weight, time and date of birth, their name, and any other special line of text you’d like to include on the poster

Personalized gifts are sure to be a showstopper at any baby shower, baby’s first birthday, baby’s first major holidays, or as a welcome home surprise when the baby comes home from the hospital. Our posters are beautiful keepsakes that are also unique works of art that you’ll be proud to show off anywhere in your home.

Birth Poster Ideas and Inspiration

Positive Prints has made it easy to order custom, personalized birth posters (and other prints and designs!) online. Our ordering tool takes you through a three-step process to collect your most important details and select your preferences for color, font, and text.

If you need some help getting started, we’ve got you covered with the following inspiration:

Match Your Birth Poster Color to Your Nursery Theme

Positive Prints includes a variety of color options to complement your nursery. Aside from our selection of 11 vibrant colors, we also offer a custom option where you can play designer and select the perfect shade.

Many of our customers choose to match the poster print background color to their baby’s nursery or choose a complementary color to stand out on the wall. Or, you might select a color based on a special object that’s part of your baby’s nursery theme.

Background color to choose in Positive Prints birth poster

Dress Up Your Baby in a Fun Costume

Many parents look at their child and wonder what their future holds. Our advice at Positive Prints: Dream Big!

We’ve included a couple of different costumed illustrations for a whimsical design. Choose from our daring superhero baby, decked out in a flowing cape and ready to save the day. Or select the ballerina baby, complete with poufy tutu in a pose that looks like she’s twirling in her sleep.

Baby posters in funny costumes

Choose from Single, Duo, or Trio

If you’ve been blessed to have twins or triplets, we can include all of your little loves in a single print. Select our Baby Sketch Duo option for twins or two children, or our Baby Sketch Trio option for triplets or three children. Under each baby, you can place their specific birth details, including name, birth weight, birth length, time and date of birth, and a special line of text.

Get a Digital or Hard Copy Print

As a new parent, we know you’ve got your hands full as it is! That’s why we’ve made our service to you as convenient as possible. Once you personalize your baby’s birth poster, you’ll have the option of choosing a hard copy print that can be printed and mailed to you OR selecting a digital file that you can send to your local print shop at your convenience.

If you choose a hard copy print, we’ll handle all the heavy lifting for you so you can focus on your little one and get excited when your package arrives. We’ve taken care to partner with high-quality print services that will create an exquisite personalized birth poster that’s ready to frame the moment it arrives.

If you choose the digital print, we’ll deliver a high-resolution digital file to your inbox as soon as your print is personalized and ready for printing. From there, it’s up to you to choose your print shop and print your poster for framing and displaying.

How to Order a Personalized Birth Poster

Whether you choose a digital file or a hard copy poster print, by the time your poster arrives, your baby certainly won’t be as tiny as they were on their very first day of life. And that’s what our Positive Prints is all about!

We’re here to help you capture this most special moment in your life and always remember how little your loved one was on the day you met. We’re confident our personalized posters will be one of your most treasured positions that will forever have a place in your home, even as your baby grows taller and older.

Get started today with our easy-to-use personalized birth poster creator and hold tight to your most precious memories!

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Custom City Map Prints: Create Unique Wall Art

Craving unique wall art for your home, office, or as a gift? You are in the right place at Positive Prints! Feel inspired by designing a custom city map print of a city that holds a special place in your memories.

Use this guide to create your custom city map print, step by step. Once you’re done, you can expect a high-quality poster designed by you that’s perfect for yourself or as a gift to someone.

Step 1: Select Your Design

With positiveprints.com, you can customize your design to make it significant. Start by selecting the desired design, as shown below:

Unique wall art poster can be personalizes

#A: There are three map shapes to choose from for your custom city map print – circle, heart, or square. Depending on the purpose of personalized poster, you can choose the perfect style for the occasion. The most frequently selected style is square, which is fitting for any occasion. You can only make one choice per poster.

#B: This is the color design for your poster. You can select one of the pre-designed colors that are created by us or you can also customize the color of the land, water, and roads and railways.

#C: This is the map customization feature. You can click and drag the poster in different directions to find just the right spot. You can also tap on the image and then use the + and – feature to zoom in and out.

Choosing color of your wall art

#D: This is the variety of the choices to use when you choose to customize your colors. You can select one color each for roads, water, and land.

#E: Here is the feature you can use to set your unique color scheme if the above colors do not meet your specifications or taste. Drag the cursor in the colored box to find your perfect shade.

Once you have made all the adjustments on the style and color scheme of your poster, click the Find your Location button to go to the next step.

Step 2: Enter Details

Selecting a custom city map print can be difficult. Clients have different locations in which they wish to have posted. It would be best if you made a choice in which you have memorable moments at the place.

Finding a specific location for your wall art poster starts by filling in your unique details to make your map with positive prints. Use the image below to find your special place:

more details of personalized wall art poster

#A is the location of your custom map print. Search engine optimization is used to help you choose the best fit of the location you want the print to have.

#B is all about your unique message. If you wish to include a specific message, enable the button to write out your custom text.

#C refers to the top line of text printed at the bottom of the poster. It automatically populates based on what you type on this line.

#D gives you the option to choose a Script font. Upon enabling the button, the text on your print will automatically turn into a scripted Italic headline.

#E enables the Add Map Marker feature. You can pinpoint a specific location on your map by adding an address. The mapping tool will automatically find that point and drop a location pin.

#F allows you to choose what your Map Marker looks like. Choose from a house, heart, graduation cap, or a pin

All details are filled in and accurate. Click the Choose Format button to go to the next step.

Step 3: Choose Format of your Custom City Map Prints Wall Art

You’re almost done creating your custom map print wall art! On Step 3, you will choose the physical appearance of your poster. Each design has different specifications, so play around with the tools to find the best fit for you.

Choosing format of custom wall art

#A: You can either choose a hardcopy printed poster, or, you can opt to download the poster as an instant digital download. The third option is to turn your custom map into a pillow design.

#B: Select the best orientation (portrait or landscape) for your custom city map print. This will determine how your poster is displayed once you receive your print or print your own. If you have selected a digital download, you will also see an option for a square orientation.

#C: Different individuals choose different paper size dimensions, depending on the type of print they wish to have.

After you’ve made your selections, click the Add to Cart button to finish the checkout process.

Step 4: Preview, Edit, and Finish your Wall Art

Once you have added the custom city map print to the cart, there are just a few small details standing between you and submitting your order.

Postitive Prints cart page

#A: Preview all of your order details. In case you need a modification, click the Edit button to make the changes and submit the updated version of your product.

#B: If you have more than one print you wish to include in your order, click the Add Another button to create an additional print. Clicking this button will take you back through the process.

#C: You have the option of removing any extra prints you might have accidentally added to the cart.

Last step! Once your cart is complete, click the Proceed to Payment button to complete your checkout.

We hope you found our guide and the images to be helpful when designing your custom city map print and turn you into a delighted Positive Print client!

Stunning wall art made of two personalized city map posters

Much regards and appreciation!

The Positive Prints Team

PS – Ready to get started? Click the DESIGN YOURS NOW button and start designing your custom city map print!

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Custom Moon Phase Gift – Prints & Pillows for a Moon Lover!

Are you struggling to find a meaningful gift for your loved one who happens to be a Moon Lover? Then you may want to consider moon phase gifts. The moon phase shape corresponds to the form of the moon at a specific time during the moon’s cycle. For example, you might have a full or crescent moon. For many people, seeing different phases of the moon can help them remember special events.

To make this easier, we are able to help you find the right moon phase, with two simple steps. First, enter the location where your special memory occurred. Next, put in the date. Then, the moon phase can be calculated. Let’s take a more comprehensive look at this idea, and see why a custom moon poster might make a great present. 

Moon Phases Can Trigger Memories

The moon phase can be a great way to recreate memories of good times in a relationship. For example, you might want to make a poster showing the moon phase when you or your partner first kissed. Alternatively, you might want to create a pillow to commemorate the moon phase on the night of your child’s birth. Another suggestion is creating a moon phase gift of the night you and your partner were married or got engaged. As we said, all you need to do is input the date and location where the event occurred to find the right moon phase. These gifts are an excellent way of capturing and sharing those precious memories, strengthening your bond. 

Three moon phase posters hanging as a wall decor above the sofa in living room

Customize the Design

To make certain that you get the best design, you might want to change a few features. For instance, you might want to customize the phase of the moon. Alternatively, you might want to alter the background, to better highlight the beauty of the moon. By doing this, you’ll be able to re-create the special night more faithfully. This customization is sure to trigger some memories for the recipient.

The tools offered by Positive Prints will make this easy for you. By featuring an interactive moon phase design tool and several different sizing options, you’ll be able to get a gift that will delight the recipient. Also, you will be able to determine the format that you want to use. You can elect to have the image printed as a portrait, square, or landscape. 

Different Product Options

There are also choices to think about to pick the type of moon phase product that you want to use. There are three different options for you to explore. You can get a printed poster, which is perfect for hanging in your home or your office. A digital download of the design is also an option, which you can later print yourself. Finally, you can choose to turn your moon phase into a pillow by using an insert. This choice will make an excellent decoration for your home. Or, you might want to use the pillow as a way of comforting your child on camps or school trips. 

Perfect for Any Occasion

A moon phase poster is one of the most meaningful presents that you can get. The moon and the stars can trigger our memories, causing your loved ones to think of the time that you’ve spent together. Whether you want to get it as a wedding or anniversary gift for your partner or a way of celebrating your child’s first birthday, a custom-made moon phase present is the perfect gift for any occasion. 

Part of unique Moon phase gift - moon poster in wooden frame
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City Map Wall Art: Commemorate Your Favorite Places

Everyone knows a special place. Maybe it’s the city you grew up in, or the place you used to visit on family vacations. Or perhaps you’ve fallen in love with the city you live in today. Wherever makes your heart smile, city map wall art is a great way to commemorate your favorite places and make them part of your home or office.

What’s So Special about City Map Wall Art?

More than a map or a mass-produced piece of wall art, city map wall art puts you into the role of designer to create a truly custom work of art. What’s more, you get to select a city that means something special to you or the person you’re creating it for. 

No two cities are quite alike, whether you love traveling between states or across oceans. There’s always something unique to explore and discover, and a custom city map print is a great way to find all the hidden gems that add character and intrigue to the places you visit.

Your custom city map wall art is created using the latest GPS technology to create a scale replica of all the major highways, side streets, and back alleys of your chosen city. Much like the vessels in our own bodies, streets are what gives every city its life. They carry travelers to their destinations and allow the city to thrive. And every time you look at your custom city map, you’ll be inspired to start planning your next adventure.

Custom City Map Art Makes Excellent Gifts

Berlin City Map Poster

If you’re on the hunt for a unique, unexpected gift, a custom city map print doesn’t disappoint. Anyone can go to a store and grab a gift off a shelf, but this does little to personalize the experience. What’s more, there’s always the risk that they already have what you bought them.

Opting for a custom city map wall art print brings a personalized sentiment to the gift that shows you know a person well and put extra care and thought into their gift. Imagine their surprise and delight when they open a custom map made just for them!

City map art makes excellent gifts for all ages and occasions, including:

  • Anniversaries
  • Weddings
  • Birthdays
  • Retirements
  • Housewarming parties
  • Holiday gifts
  • Baby showers
  • Graduations
  • Promotions
  • Corporate events
  • Special accomplishments

Whether you know someone who is well-traveled or want to spark your own sense of wanderlust, custom city maps are designed to inspire.

How to Personalize Your City Map Wall Art

One of the benefits of a personalized city map instead of buying one that’s mass produced is the opportunity to fully customize your print. It’s not just a matter of getting a layout of your chosen city printed on paper. It’s also about choosing a colour scheme that speaks to your personal tastes, dialing in on a specific area of a city, and choosing the size and shape of your map. And most importantly, it gives you the opportunity to add custom text to your print that makes it truly unique to you.

Include a message to your gift recipient to make the gift even more special. Or, add a special date or name of a place to mark a specific occasion in your favourite city. This is a great way to commemorate your wedding day, an anniversary trip, first dates, the place you grew up or went to college, or any milestone events in your life. The only limit is your imagination!

Tips for Displaying Your City Map Wall Art

City Map Wall Art od Bangkok

Finding a special place for your city map wall art is just as important as the map itself. These beautiful maps are just as artistic and creative as they are informative, and you’ll want to choose a spot in your home or office where you can share the beauty with others.

To start, you’ll want to choose a nice frame to protect your print and complement its design. If you’ve ordered a print from Positive Prints, you’ll notice we offer several standard sizes that should make framing your print a breeze.

Another fun design tip is to create multiple city maps and display them within the same frame. This allows you to create a unique patchwork of your travels and allows a single piece of art to tell a rich story of your life.

Though installing a gallery spotlight isn’t required to capture your custom wall map’s beauty, good lighting is never a bad idea. The right lighting can help all the little details of your city map art shine and ensure no street or feature goes overlooked.

Create Your City Map Wall Art that’s Special to You!

There’s a story behind every custom city map. No matter where you’ve traveled or where you dream of visiting next, a custom city map wall art poster is a beautiful piece of your journey.

Get started today with our easy-to-use city map wall art poster creator, and commemorate your favorite cities in a fun, creative way!

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Moon Phase Artwork: Recreate Your Most Magical Moments

Maybe you got engaged under the light of a full moon. Or maybe you can’t forget the way the sky looked on your wedding day or the night your child was born. No matter the most special moments in your life, you can rest assured the moon is sharing in your joy. Commemorate the occasion with beautifully crafted moon phase artwork that will capture the moment in time.

What is Moon Phase Artwork?

Imagine inviting the moon into your home or office! Our fun, original moon print makes it possible.

Many people say they feel a special connection to the moon. Science has even proven that the moon can influence our emotions, behaviors, and even biological responses.

Knowing this, it’s no surprise that many people choose our moon phase art to remember a special moment in their lives.

Moon phase artwork are custom prints made to order by PositivePrints.com. Each print reflects the appearance of the moon on a particular location and date. Because we can track every day of the moon’s cycle, we can create what the moon looked like on the date of your choice based on your location in the world.

These elegant prints are an excellent way to emblazon the memories of special nights in your life. Recreate the sky and reconnect to specific moments in time that you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

What Makes Our Moon Phase Artwork So Special?

To be clear, our moon phase artwork isn’t just a print of the moon that you hang on your wall. You could probably get artwork like that at any art or hobby store. The difference is that generic moon prints don’t reflect the nature of a specific moment that’s meaningful to you.

That’s why we developed our custom moon artwork. You give us the date of an event in your life (e.g. a first date, wedding day, birth of a child, graduation day, etc.), then we do our research to see what the moon looked like on that night. Each date is a little different since the moon’s visibility changes each day of its cycle.

Our goal is to recreate the moon as realistically as possible so that it looks just as did in your memories.

Every print is custom made to order, and you have a lot of design freedom and flexibility in customizing your print. You can choose to add special text and select a colour scheme that fits your personality and decor.

Therefore, every print we create is different. We want to make your artwork truly one of a kind so that you feel a special connection to it each time you see it.

What’s Included on Your Custom Moon Phase Print

Historically, you’d have to work side by side with an artist or designer to get quality custom artwork. But at Positive Prints, we’ve made it easier than ever to design your own custom moon phase print from the convenience of your home.

Using our interactive, intuitive online tool, you can customize your moon phase print in three easy steps:

1.   Select Design.

In Step One, you can choose one of five different colour schemes. The colour will serve as the background for the moon phase artwork. Many of our customers select black to represent the night sky, as well as the beautiful blend of midnight blue and black dotted with stars.

Once you’ve made your choice, click the Enter Details button to go to the next step.

Selecting color scheme of moon phase artwork

2.   Enter Details.

This step is where you’ll enter your custom details. You can choose the specific city or location where your special event took place, as well as the date. If you want to add a custom message to moon phases art, simply toggle the switch and add a custom line of text to your print. You can up to three lines of text: the top line will be displayed in large print, with a line of smaller print underneath. The footnote will appear at the bottom of the print. Each line of text has the option to be displayed in a scripted font, which adds elegance to your text.

This is a great way to add a special quote, song lyrics, or even the time, date, and location of your event.

Once you’ve made your customizations, click the Choose Format button to move on to the next step.

Creating custom moon phase artwork

3.   Choose Format.

The last step is to select your format. At Positive Prints, we can deliver your custom moon phase artwork in a hardcopy print that is mailed to you. Or for faster delivery, you can choose the digital download that sends you a file via email for you to download and print.

We have also added pillows to our lineup, where you can print your moon phases art on a decorative moon pillow.

For the hardcopy print, you will need to select your orientation (portrait or landscape) and paper size. For the digital download, we also offer a square orientation.

Once you’ve completed this step, you’ll be directed to the checkout process.

Moon phases printable instant download or printed poster option

Give Moon Phase Artwork as a Gift

Our unique moon phase artwork packs a lot of sentiment into just one piece of art. They make the perfect gift for a number of occasions, including:

  • Birthdays
  • Baby showers or new births
  • Weddings
  • Anniversaries
  • Valentine’s Day
  • Mother’s Day
  • Father’s Day
  • Christmas
  • Graduations
  • Retirements
  • Last minute gifts
  • Special milestones or achievements

It’s never too late to order a moon phase poster that displays a special moment in your life. Order anytime and enjoy free worldwide shipping. It’s a low-cost gift that holds major value and will become a cherished treasure like no other.

Two moon posters on the wall of light minimalistic apartment

How to Order Moon Phase Artwork that’s Meaningful to You

Are you ready to give the unique gift of moon phase artwork to yourself or someone special? Positive Prints makes it easy to get started.

Click on the button below to start creating your custom moon print art – it’s the gift that keeps on giving!

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Sentimental Gifts for New Parents

For the new parents in your life, gift giving can be quite the challenge. You want to show your love and support for the new journey they’ve just embarked on. But you also know that they’re juggling a million new things, and telling you what they need or want as a sentimental gift for new parents usually doesn’t fall high on the priority list.

While there are the obvious choices like diapers and toys, gifts for new baby parents are sure to stand out among the others. They’re more creative than your standard registry items, plus they tend to be things that new parents would never think to ask for themselves.

Use this gift-giving guide to take the guesswork out of buying sentimental gifts for new parents.

Buying a Gift for New Parents? Avoid These Common Mistakes

Before we dive into specific options, let’s clear up some of the most common mistakes people make when buying a gift for new parents:

Buying a Gift Before the Baby’s Arrival

It’s a classic move to stock up on baby items before the baby arrives. This way, new parents have everything they need to care for their little one. However, no parent can truly think of everything, and there’s a good chance they’ll discover tons of things they’ve overlooked. It’s a good idea to wait until after the baby is born so you can find out what the parents really need but didn’t get at their baby shower.

Opting for Overly Basic Items

There’s no doubt that all babies need diapers, clothes, personal care items, and toys. And if you like a safe bet, you’re probably not the only one. Too often, parents are overwhelmed with basics while other needs go unmet. This is another advantage of waiting until after the baby comes — by this time, they’ll have gone through and returned any unnecessary items and can focus on what they need.

Purchasing Items They May Not Be Able to Use

Clothes, diapers, and seasonal items pose a number of challenges, specifically when it comes to sizing. In some cases, new parents may be unable to use the items due to seasonality or sizing.

To avoid these common mistakes, consider the following sentimental gifts for new parents that won’t go unappreciated.

Find the Best Sentimental Gifts for New Parents at Positive Prints

Gifts for new parents - star map poster and birth poster

New parents want to savor every special moment with their bundle of joy. You can help them remember the details in a unique gift that’s designed to last and be enjoyed for years to come.

Our birth posters, moon phases posters, and custom star maps are one of a kind gifts that will surprise and delight any new parent. They’re inexpensive and easy to create, and while you might not find them on any baby registry, you can take comfort in knowing you’ve given the new parents in your life a gift of a lifetime.

Birth Poster

No parent forgets the day their child enters the world. It’s a landmark occasion that begins a new journey for the whole family. But their tiny newborn babies don’t stay tiny for long. That’s why a custom birth poster is the perfect way to commemorate the occasion and help parents remember just how little their littles ones used to be.

A birth poster from Positive Prints is a special keepsake that can hang in their home for years to come, even as their child gets older. Each poster includes the baby’s weight and length to create a 1:1 scale sketch of the baby on the day of their birth. The poster can also display the child’s name and other details in the style of your choosing.

Moon Phases Poster

Gifts for new baby parents - moon poster and birth poster

Similar to the birth poster, our moon phases posters create a replica of the moon on the date of your choice. For new parents, this sentimental gift can help them remember what the moon looked like on the night their child was born.

Each moon phase poster from Positive Prints is customized based on your selected date and location. You can also choose from a variety of colour schemes, poster sizes, and portrait or landscape orientation to complement the baby’s nursery. Each time the new parents look at their moon phase print, they can travel back in time to one of the greatest nights of their lives.

Star Map Poster

Last but not least, our custom star map posters are a favorite sentimental gift for new parents. Much like the moon phases poster, our star maps create a depiction of the entire night sky on the night of their child’s birth. Add your own text to illustrate the details of their delivery so that their blessed day can be shared with others.

Get started creating your custom poster prints today and give new parents a keepsake they can treasure forever.

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Artistic Maps of Countries or States

Ask 10 different people what art means to them, and you’ll likely get 10 different answers. That’s because the true definition of art isn’t a definition at all, but rather a sentiment that is as unique as we are. We’re each attracted to different colors, shapes, and places, so it’s no surprise that many of us view our art choices as reflections of our own personal style.

When it comes to artistic maps, only a custom map will do. Custom maps of countries or states are taking flight as the artwork of choice for homes and businesses. Because they can be personalized for any occasion or use, each artistic map can truly fit the space they’re displayed in.

Why Decorate Your Home with Artistic Maps?

Your home is a blank canvas that’s waiting for you to bring your sense of style and taste to its walls. No matter what you display in your home, be it artistic maps, sports memorabilia, antiques, or religious symbols, anyone that enters your home can better understand who you are by the way you’ve chosen to decorate.

In other words, your art choices set a specific tone for your space. Let’s face it, no one hangs art on their wall that they don’t like. Your home’s decor is something you have to look at and live with every day, so why wouldn’t you choose pieces that speak to a special part of you?

That’s the beauty in using artistic maps to decorate your home. Each map represents a place that means something special to you. Maybe it’s a map of the town or state you grew up in, the place you went to college, or even the place where you got married. No matter where your map takes you, you can feel a sense of nostalgia and familiarity every time you look at it.

The Benefits of a Custom Artistic Map

Artistic Map of Australia and Greenland

Opting for a custom map offers similar benefits as any type of custom art or decor. For starters, you get greater control over the design process so that your art print works for your space. You can voice your input on things like color scheme, size, and shape to add nuances of your personality in a single image.

At Positive Prints, we also include custom lines of text to give you another way to personalize your prints. Include your favorite quote, a special date or occasion, or names of cities, states, or loved ones to illustrate the significance of your map art.

Every map is different, because no two styles are quite alike. You can enjoy hanging a map in your home that truly was made for you and know there isn’t another one quite like it anywhere else.

Not to mention that decorating with custom maps can help you take the guesswork out of sprucing up your home. They’re easy to order and customize, so you can avoid spending countless hours scouring art galleries and stores searching for art prints to bring your home to life.

How to Create Country or State Map Art

When planning any type of artistic improvement to your home or office, it’s a good idea to explore your options first. To start, we recommend making a list of potential countries or states that you’ll want to display in your home. This could be the state you’re currently living in, a state you grew up in, or even a collection of states where you’ve lived or visited.

You may also want to consider your favorite countries to travel to or countries you’ve lived in. Combining multiple map prints under a single frame can also be a great way to tell a story of your travels or history.

From there, it’s a matter of fine details. At Positive Prints, we offer several customization options to make your map print truly yours. Select from five pre-set colour combinations or choose your own colours. You can also include custom text that adds insight into your map selections.

We also offer multiple sizes and orientations so that you can choose the one that best fits your space. We recommend picking out a place in your home for your print prior to ordering so that you can get the appropriate size and colours.

Get Artistic Maps with Positive Prints!

Artistic Maps as a wall art

At Positive Prints, we’ve made it our mission to put high-quality custom artwork within everyone’s reach. You can order one of our hydrological maps, gold map posters or create your own personalized poster. Our online map builder walks you through a simple, three-step process to create a map print that means something special to you. You choose your location, colors, shape, and size, and we’ll handle the rest.

Our artistic maps make great home decor for yourself or gift ideas for others. Choose from a hardcopy print on the finest art paper, a digital download for last-minute gift giving, or a decorative pillow to complement any decor.

Get started today and enjoy a custom artistic map that adds impact to your home!

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Personalized Wedding Anniversary Gifts

Maybe you’re about to celebrate one whole year of blissful marriage. Or perhaps you and your partner have been together for what seems like a lifetime. Or maybe a special couple in your life will soon tie the knot or celebrate a milestone anniversary. Whatever the case, you want to ensure that your personalized wedding anniversary gifts are ones that will make an impact.

For the most important moments in life, personalized wedding anniversary gifts are experts in making sentimental statements. No love story is quite the same. And a personalized gift is a great way to illustrate what makes a relationship special.

At Positive Prints, we’ve designed all of our custom art prints to represent the moments in life that matter most to you. We can appreciate that every couple has a unique story to tell. We’re also here to help you illustrate your story and preserve your memories together in the best possible way. Our prints make excellent additions to your home decor. It allow others to share in the milestones that you’ve enjoyed together.

If you need some inspiration to get you started, consider the following ways to commemorate your milestone anniversaries:

The Most Important Dates to Remember

Star Map and Moon Phase Poster are Perfect Personalized Wedding Anniversary Gifts

The weight of a relationship isn’t just about how long you’ve been together, but rather how many special moments you’ve shared together. Every milestone in a relationship is another special date worth remembering. Your first kiss, first trip together, the night of your proposal. Your wedding night, your first home, and countless other momentous occasions.

No matter the event or when it occurs, personalized wedding anniversary gifts can illustrate the occasion.

Our moon phase poster is a great way to remember exactly how the moon appeared on the night of your most magical moments. Each custom moon phase poster is created based on your chosen date and location to create an exact replica. Now, when you look at your moon poster, you’ll be looking at the same moon that beamed down on you on an important day of your life.

Similar to our moon posters, our custom star maps recreate the entire night sky on your most important dates. Based on your location and date, as well as star mapping data, your unique star map illustrates how the universe came together for your important events.

With each poster, you can include important details like dates, locations, and custom text. Add your favorite quote, your names, or any other information that will make your poster truly one of a kind.

The Most Important Places to Remember

Remember special place with Personalized Wedding Anniversary Gifts

Where did you go for your very first date? Where were you when you first fell in love? How about the place where you said I Do, or where you decided to buy a house and turn it into a home?

It’s not just about the place, but rather the experience of doing things together. To celebrate all of your most important milestones, our custom map art prints illustrate the places that matter most to you.

Every map is a detailed depiction of the places that have shaped your love story. From cities you’ve lived in to cities you’ve traveled to. Your maps can decorate your home and highlight just how far you’ve come together. Some couples even start a custom map collection to keep track of the places they’ve seen. And over the course of a lifetime of love and adventures. Your unique map collection could be endless!

If you want to think farther outside of the box, consider creating several map prints to make a timeline of your love story. From the first date to the first kiss to the first wedding dance and more, our custom maps can help you relive the journey you’ve taken together.

Get Personalized Wedding Anniversary Gifts from Positive Prints!

There’s no doubt that the best wedding anniversary gifts are the memories you’ve created together and the time you’ve invested in your relationship. The right custom poster prints can help to bring your most special moments to life and preserve those memories for a lifetime.

At Positive Prints, we’ve removed the barriers and complexities of creating custom artwork to ensure quality prints are within everyone’s reach. Our easy to use online print creator takes you through each step and allows you to order custom prints within minutes. Simply choose your colour scheme, size, orientation. Fill in few other details, add your custom text, and preview what your print will look like before you order it.

Opt for a hardcopy print that’s perfectly sized for easy framing. Or a digital download that makes an excellent last minute wedding anniversary gift. And new to the Positive Prints collection, you can also add your moon phase or city map art to a decorative pillow.

Get started creating your personalized wedding anniversary gifts today. Remember forever the moments that built your relationship.

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Nursery Wall Art: Personalized Posters

Bringing home a new bundle of joy is a momentous occasion for any family. You’ve spent the last nine months preparing for their arrival, adding everything from cribs and blankets to clothes and toys. In the midst of all the planning and preparation, nursery wall art can often fall by the wayside. However, keep in mind that how you decorate your baby’s nursery can help create a space you all will love spending time in. 

If you’re looking for unique nursery wall art, consider the advantages of personalized prints that will make your baby’s room one of a kind.

Types of Custom Nursery Wall Art

Many parents-to-be focus on colour schemes for their new baby’s nursery. The right wall art can complement those colours and bring the room to life. Here are some suggestions to inspire you:

Birth Poster

What better way to celebrate a new life than with a scale-sized poster of what your baby looked like at birth? Babies grow so fast, but a birth poster can help you remember just how tiny they were when they entered the world. 

We create our baby sketch posters based on your baby’s length to make it lifelike and to scale. If you have twins or triplets, we also offer one poster that includes all your little blessings! You can further customize the poster to include your baby’s birth date and birth weight, as well as choose from different positions, colours, and other fine details. It’s an instant heirloom gift that your child can cherish as they grow up.

Moon Phase Poster

Personalized Posters are a very good idea for Nursery Wall Art
The star map and the moon phase poster look great next to each other in a nursery

The moon has witnessed countless births through time. Do you remember what the night sky looked like on the night of your baby’s blessed arrival? 

Our moon date poster uses your baby’s birth date and location to recreate the image of the moon on the night they were born. Interestingly, the moon’s phase at the time of birth has been shown to affect a person’s personality and tendencies through life and may help to give you a sneak peek at what they might be like as they get older.

Decorating your baby’s nursery with a moon phase poster is a beautiful way to remember the night your life changed forever. And, it just might inspire them to dream bigger than the world. 

Star Map Poster

Much like the birthday moon phase poster, our personalized star map prints can help you remember what the entire night sky looked like when your baby entered the world. Our sky maps chart the positions of the constellations on any given date. You can choose to add the planets, the names of the constellations, and galaxies to add more detail to your poster. 

How to Create a Personalized Print for a Nursery

Each of our personalized prints are custom made to order based on your unique details, such as birth date, colour scheme, shape, and size. Here’s a closer look at our process:

Select Your Print Type

Each of our poster types has its own step by step process, so if you’re ordering multiple prints for your nursery wall art, you will need to create them one at a time. In general, you’ll follow the same basic steps for each one. Once you select the poster type, you’ll choose basic details like colours and map shape. All changes are updated in real time so you can see what your selections will look like when printed.

Input Your Custom Details

Step Two is the place where you’ll enter any custom details, such as personalised lines of text or location. With the text, you can choose to add a scripted font to one or both lines, or you can leave them in a standard format. 

Watch as your print comes to life with any changes you make! 

Choose Your Format of your Nursery Wall Art

On the final step, select how you want your print to be delivered. If you choose a hardcopy print, trust that we print on the highest-quality printing paper that’s perfect for framing and will last for years as your little one grows up. We also offer free shipping on all of our hardcopy prints.

For faster delivery, you can select a digital file that will be sent to you via email. You can take this file to your local print shop when you’re ready. This is why so many of our customers choose us as a last-minute baby shower gift or a welcome home present for new parents!

Nursery Wall Art Makes Excellent Gifts!

New parents will take hundreds of pictures because time flies when you have a little one. Our custom nursery wall art makes excellent gifts that can help them look back on the day their lives changed forever when they brought a little one into the world. It’s the perfect gift that will be treasured for a lifetime. Explore our baby poster, moon poster, and sky map today!

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What is a Star?

“Twinkle, twinkle little star, how I wonder what you are. For some, this may be just a childhood tune, one that gets kids thinking about the little twinkling diamonds in the sky. But many of us don’t outgrow this curiosity when we reach adulthood. It’s not uncommon to wonder, what is a star?

To understand this, we tend to look to the closest star to us: our sun. We know that stars can be different colors and are hot balls of burning gas. They give us heat and light, and provide the very essence of life here on earth. Without our sun, life as we know it couldn’t exist.

What you might not realize is that our sun isn’t a “typical” star. It’s actually a dwarf star, meaning it’s smaller and less intense compared to most of the stars in the universe. 

So, what is a star? Here’s a closer look at stars and why they matter. 

Fun Facts About Stars

To get an idea of what stars really are, let’s look at some fun facts about stars:

  • Stars are giant balls of gas that form when particle clouds in space start to group together and spin. As they spin, they take on mass, which increases their heat.
  • It takes millions of years for particle clouds to turn into stars.
  • Stars are mostly made of hydrogen and helium. 
  • Particle are held together by their own gravity.
  • The biggest stars exhaust their energy supply within a few million years.
  • Smaller stars, called dwarf stars, use their energy more efficiently and can last for billions of years.
  • Our sun is a dwarf star and is believed to be “middle aged.”

Read more in our article about fun facts about the stars.

What Does a Star Really Look Like?

In preschool, you were probably taught that a star is a five-point shape, almost as though someone smashed together some triangles. But real stars do not look like this, much like a heart-shaped Valentine’s box of chocolates doesn’t look like the heart inside your body.

Stars are actually ball-shaped, just like our sun. They’re almost perfect spheres, and you can’t really see with the naked eye any flaws. Like planets, stars come in many sizes and temperatures. Its size, however, isn’t always indicative of its temperature.

How Do Stars Form?

Custom color star map above bed
If you have a star enthusiast in your life, a custom star map poster makes the perfect gift.

We’ve already touched on this a little bit, but for the sake of more detail, stars form when clouds of particles in space are pushed together and initiate a swirling motion. 

In every galaxy, there are millions of stars. In between these stars are clouds of gas and dust. These clouds are like the incubators for new stars to form. The substances in these clouds move in all directions. Imagine a group of children running around on a school playground. 

Sometimes, regions start to collect more space dust and molecules than others, so mass is unevenly distributed. If too much starts to collect in a single place, that region will start to collapse from the weight of its own gravity.

As the collapse occurs, the temperatures start to rise. This is true according to physics: the more matter you have in a space, the hotter that space becomes. It’s like comparing a room full of people to one that’s empty: the one full of people will be warmer.

The dense gas and particles start to form the core of what will eventually become the star. Over time, this core starts to contract, which increases the density of the matter. As the contractions continue, along with the constant motion of gas and dust in the region, the whole system starts to rotate. 

Then, as the mass starts to heat up, it eventually gets hot enough to initiate a nuclear fusion reaction, which turns the mass into a bona fide star. This is the first point at which a star is visible. 

Why are Stars Important?

To understand the role of stars in our universe, we need only look at our very own star, the sun. Without the sun, life on earth could not exist. The sun provides us with energy, including Vitamin D. It also gives our plants energy and life. Without plants, we wouldn’t have a food source. Plants also make the oxygen we breathe, so we also wouldn’t have an air source.

In addition, learning about the stars has allowed humans to navigate our journey through space. Stars help us learn about the universe around us. And since knowledge is power, we may be able to better understand our own existence simply by observing the heavenly bodies that we’ll never be able to visit.

The Perfect Star Gifts for Celestial Enthusiasts

If you have a star enthusiast in your life, order a star map gift. A personalized star map recreates the night sky on the date of your choosing. It’s a great way to commemorate a milestone event in someone’s life and show them how the universe came together for them on that day.