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We’re in a Summer State of Mind

  The sun upon your face, sand in your toes and a breeze through your hair. Summer is in full swing! If you’re heading to the beach, lounging by the pool or sending a kid off to camp, don’t forget personalized summer essentials. Be the envy of all the guests at your next outdoor party […]

gifts for the grad that must be had!

gifts for the grad that must be had!

  your soon to be graduates have worked hard for this moment, so help them celebrate with a gift that will look great and be useful on their next adventure! check out some of our top selling graduation gifts, all of which can be personalized with college colors and names as well as your recipient’s initials […]

sussies for your sweethearts!

sussies for your sweethearts!

  valentine’s day is just around the corner and we have super sussies for your sweethearts! say it with a monogram and save 20% on purchases of $100 plus through 1/22/16 with the code: LOVE2016!   college students love our personalized bluetooth speakers, bulletin boards and throw pillows for the dorm. and our monogrammed party coolers & styrofoam cups in […]

Holiday C A L M

Holiday C A L M

  The holidays are upon us and this should evoke a time of peace and thanksgiving. So let’s all take a deep breath and make a vow that we are going to live in the moment and experience the love of friends, family and our God. Let’s say goodbye to the static of endless to-do […]

the write stuff!

the write stuff!

  the summer is over and it is time to get organized for the fall. for many of us this includes back to school, renewal of small group & club meetings, volunteer obligations and even carpools. we help keep it all straight with our gorgeous new personalized journals! these monogrammed, lined spiral and hard backed notebooks are perfect […]

Kimberly Schlegel Whitman’s Monograms for the Home!

Kimberly Schlegel Whitman’s Monograms for the Home!

We are SO excited about the upcoming September launch of the Kimberly Schlegel Whitman’s newest book, Monograms for the Home: The Art of Making Your Mark. Kimberly is an entertaining and lifestyle expert, author of six previous books on entertaining and event planning, television personality, Editor-At-Large for Southern Living magazine – the list goes on! […]

the lazy days of summer are upon us…

the lazy days of summer are upon us…

5, 4, 3, 2, 1! PTL summer is finally here! so ditch that homework, chuck those schedules and settle in to a slower rhythm of life. we’re talking iced tea and cards on the porch, long lingering dinners and old school fun with friends and family. whether you are vacationing or staycationing, slip into summer […]

do say give with me&re design!

do say give with me&re design!

  a big me&re shout out to dosaygive! if you are not in the know about this wonderful blog then head over to dosaygive.com for thoughtful features on all things gracious and refined. we love lee cordon’s reflections on fashion, etiquette and graceful living. throwing out a BIG thank you for today’s post about the […]

nothing says happy graduation like a monogram!

nothing says happy graduation like a monogram!

graduation is such a happy time! new adventures await!  it is only fitting that we send our seniors off with something that says we care, so why not make it personal and functional with me&re design! check out some of our top sellers for graduation gifts, all of which can be personalized with college colors and […]

your hostess will think you are the mostess!

your hostess will think you are the mostess!

staying with friends for the weekend and need a great thank you gift? need to bring something special to a dinner party? how about making it personal with a monogrammed wine tote? these babies come in all kinds of patterns and colorways which are great for everyone to college sports fans to your bestie that […]

let's get spiffy!

let’s get spiffy!

Spring is almost here and it is time to start sprucing up your home. Think fresh color, editing, renewing. Sometimes less is more and a few accessories can make just the right statement. Throw pillows are a great way to lend color to a room or outdoor area and can even be used as seasonal […]

ready to hit the books!

ready to hit the books!

    me&re design LOVES the idea of a cozy book nook and this one is perfect for study time! kids need an area that provides all of the essentials yet allows them to de-stress after school – what better place then this sunny spot! this little student is all set with their 1. personalized clipboard, 3. reading material, 3. […]

in the cups!

in the cups!

we love a good cup around here! got a party coming up? need some cups for that! do you and your friends have a funny inside joke? want a cup for that! how about your morning cup of joe? got a cup for that! a me&re design monogrammed cup turns an ordinary drink into something special and the sky is […]

nothing says i love you more than a monogram!

nothing says i love you more than a monogram!

valentine’s day is just around the corner and we know sometimes it is hard to find just the right thing for your sweetheart. your gift should be unique and something that says you really put some thought into making the day extra special for your valentine. why not make it exceptional with a monogram and save 15% today with the […]

quiet time is the best time

quiet time is the best time

there is nothing better than that point in the day (or week depending on how busy you are!) where you can decompress for a little while. relaxing with a good read and a cup of tea is a favorite around here. spring is in the air and it is time to dive into some favorite […]

get organized with a monogrammed lucite valet tray!

get organized with a monogrammed lucite valet tray!

did you know today is national organize your home day? we use these personalized 8×8 inch lucite valet trays to straighten up EVERYWHERE! perfect for corralling bathroom products and makeup, jewelry, hair accessories, keys and change, remotes, you name it!!! available in tons of styles and colors – check them out at meandredesign.com! #organizeyourlife #neatfreak #straightenupwithstyle […]

our new oversized luxe tray is the ULTIMATE

our new oversized luxe tray is the ULTIMATE

polished. stately. chic. at an impressive 15.5 X 24 X 3 inches, this 1/2 inch thick oversized lucite tray from meandredesign.com is simply transformative. a touch modern + a touch industrial, this luxurious tray is a show stopper that is at home anywhere. handles of polished nickel and lucite with custom etching complete the luxe […]

cooking up some holiday gift ideas

cooking up some holiday gift ideas

if you have a cook on your christmas list and what to make it special, then a monogrammed tempered glass cutting board from me&re design is the way to go and THE LUSH LIST agrees! we were thrilled to be included on alicia wood’s THE LUSH LIST holiday gift list for cooks. alicia is an […]

making a list, checking it twice!

making a list, checking it twice!

thank you to THE POTTED BOXWOOD for including me&re design’s fabulous monogrammed plush blankets on your favorite things for christmas list! if you have not found this blog, head over pronto to christina dandar’s THE POTTED BOXWOOD for a treat! christina is always showcasing inspiring design, creative ideas and the tremendous talent that exists in the world of interiors. her spotlight is […]

Flip Out for Monogrammed Flip Flops

Flip Out for Monogrammed Flip Flops

Make a statement at the pool this Summer with our monogrammed flip flops. Pick your school or camp colors and you’ll be the envy of all your friends. Pair these with one of our personalized beach towels and it makes the perfect graduation or birthday gift!  Want to save 15% off a pair? Click over to […]

Let's Get Social

Let’s Get Social

We are social creatures. It’s one of the reasons we created this brand. We love to entertain, to display our personality, to engage with our family and friends over dinners, cocktails, pool parties and the like. So, it’s only natural that we also love social media! It’s a wonderful way for brands to connect with […]

Flower Power

Flower Power

April showers brings May flowers. But why wait until May?! Flowers brighten up any room, even when it’s just a lovely floral design. We are offering loads of bright and beautiful floral color combinations on our site. Regardless of the item you are purchasing, there’s a floral option just waiting for your monogram.

Make Your Gift-Giving Personal

Make Your Gift-Giving Personal

Next to Christmas, April is our busiest month of the year. Why, you ask? Because in the next 30 days, people will be buying Mother’s Day, Graduation and end-of-the-year Teacher gifts.  Whew! That’s a lot of gift giving. But, don’t worry because we totally have all of your needs covered!  There’s giving a gift, and […]

Create Casual Elegance with Personalized Pillows

Create Casual Elegance with Personalized Pillows

Gianni Versace once said, “Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way you live.” Style is in the details. The trim. A color choice. A carefully placed object. And our fabulous new throw pillows will […]

6 Great Personalized Mother's Day Gifts

6 Great Personalized Mother’s Day Gifts

You’ve probably heard the saying, “If Mama ain’t happy. Nobody’s happy!” Or maybe, “Happy wife, happy life.” Smart husbands and kids know to show the most important person in the house a little love – especially on Mother’s Day! We’ve got six great gift ideas for the Mom or Mother-In-Law in your life:     […]

Live Like a Queen

Live Like a Queen

Have you ever heard the saying, “You can take the girl out of the country, but you can’t take the country out of the girl?”. The same can be said of our ties to Great Britain. Americans have a deep-rooted fascination with the British. We may have run away from home over 200 years ago, […]

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Hearts and Flowers and Monograms

I know it seems like New Year’s Eve was just last week… but the reality is that time flies and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Get your sweetie(s) something personal with a monogrammed item this year! Here are just a few fun ideas: Cuddle up with the loves in your life with one of […]

Create Your Identity Through a Monogram

Create Your Identity Through a Monogram

You probably use a monogram to personalize your clothing or home decor products, but businesses and brands also use monograms to help create their personality and identity.  Monogram logo designs are made by using letters or an acronym of a name to form a recognizable mark and monogram logos have existed as early as 350BC, often widely […]

Make your Motto Your New Monogram in 2014

Make your Motto Your New Monogram in 2014

When you say the word “monogram” people automatically go to their name. But, why limit monograms to your initials? Think of Elvis Presley, who had TCB (“Taking Care of Business”) monogrammed on everything. Three letters can spell out your interests and attitudes: FYI, TKO, BYO, ETC, IPO, LOL. Glenn O’Brien, the author of “Initial Here: […]

You're Never Too Old for a Security Blanket

You’re Never Too Old for a Security Blanket

Studies show that a security blanket provides both comfort and a secure feeling to a child.  Their attachment with the blanket provides a stable feeling in a potentially unstable environment. Security blankets prove especially helpful in new situations in which the child longs for something familiar.  Life is stressful and filled with challenges and uncertainly, […]

Win a Monogrammed Platter from me&re design

Win a Monogrammed Platter from me&re design

‘Tis the season for holiday cheer, entertaining and festive gatherings. At me&re design, we thought we’d kick off the holiday season with a fun giveaway to make one lucky fan’s season a little bit brighter.  Serve it up this holiday season with pop and show your style with a custom pattern and palette combo. Our 10 […]

Save 20% on Monogrammed Items for Halloween

Save 20% on Monogrammed Items for Halloween

Start shopping and take part in a spooktacular Halloween offer! Enter BOO2013 and save 20% on any Halloween design until Friday, October 11.