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The Dom and Geri Blog

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  • How Instagram Became The Fashionable Social Media Channel

    It is hard to remember a life before Instagram, but there was one. It didn’t even exist until 2010, but now, eight years and 500 million worldwide users later, it has become the most popular social media channel, opening up possibilities and opportunities for people in all walks of life.
  • A Picture Paints A Thousand Words: How To Take Great Photos On Your Phone

    Thanks to the evolution of smartphones, everybody’s a photographer. Once upon a time photography was the strict domain of the enthusiast with their specialist equipment, or you just took your camera with you on holidays or to special occasions. Now we have high quality digital cameras in our pockets all the time, and with social media we have numerous ways to post our photos, so we take more, and more and not many of us apply much quality control.
  • Dom & Geri Supports ‘Just A Card’ Campaign

    In an increasingly corporate, regulated and money-centric world it is getting harder and harder for small, independent businesses to make a mark. But it is perhaps one of the most reassuring idiosyncrasies of the UK that we produce such a wealth of pioneering people, groups and movements that all work together in a network of communal spirit to keep the little man, or woman, alive.
  • 5 Ways To Surprise Dad This Father’s Day

    Father’s Day is on the horizon and it’s time to don your thinking cap and find a way to make it an extra special day for Dad. It might get harder and harder each year when ‘the man who has everything’ can’t offer any ideas as to what he might want, but Father’s Day is a bit different to your average birthday, and a little bit of creative thought is required to find a special gift or gesture that lets them know you are thinking of them and everything they do is appreciated.
  • Family Friendly Boredom-Breakers in The UK

    With the holiday period approaching rapidly, now is a timely opportunity to do some research and make a list of family-friendly activities to help while away the hours and days during the six week break. Undoubtedly there are times during the summer holidays when days and weeks stretch before you and sheer panic can set in over how you are going to keep everyone entertained.
  • The Forgotten Baby Names – Do You Have An Uncommon Name?

    It’s one thing consulting lists of the most popular baby names of 2018 to ensure you are en vogue when naming your soon-to-arrive bundle of joy, but at Dom & Geri we also like to be a trendsetter. This might mean being truly original in an abstract and not-always-socially-acceptable way, or it could mean adopting a bit more left-of-centre thinking in order to be different and stand out from the crowd.
  • Fun Things To Do With The Kids This Easter

    Kids love holidays; that’s been the law since the beginning of time. They don’t really take much interest in what the holiday is for or about, but if there are two weeks instead of one, then all the better. On the flipside, holidays can be a troublesome period for parents; having to take time off work, thinking of things to do and avoiding fractious cabin fever when the weather is inevitably rubbish.
  • 10 Most Popular Baby Names For 2018

    The excitement of pregnancy brings many new conversations, challenges and topics to research and one of the discussion points that tends to last the full nine months is that of a name for the baby. Whether you know the sex of the baby or not, the name is something you can bounce around, scribble out and re-write, screw up and throw away and wholeheartedly argue about right until the baby arrives, and to be honest, it is not until that little bundle of joy is in your arms that a name can feel right…….
  • Five Ways To Personalise Valentine’s Day 2018

    However long you and your partner have been together, the challenge of making Valentine’s Day fresh and exciting gets more and more difficult as each year passes. Repeating the same gift or gesture might be a cute thing you share between you on an annual basis, but sooner or later your partner is going to want something different.
  • Our New Website Is Live!

    A change is as good as a rest, as the old saying goes, and at Dom & Geri we felt it was time to refresh the business with a new website. Our business has been going from strength to strength, with our expanded product range taking in more and more special occasions and our personalised service for cards, banners, gifts and wrapping paper opening up a whole new world of interactive options for our customers.
  • Make Valentine's Day 2017 Extra Special With Personalised Wrapping Paper

    It will soon be that time again, we have just pulled out all the stops for Christmas and made the grand gesture with presents and trimmings, but then before you know it the thinking cap needs to go back on because Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. To some people these things come very naturally of course, and buying the right Valentine’s Cards and presents is effortless, but for others, well, we need a bit of a push in the right direction.
  • The Rise in Demand for Personalised Products

    Increasingly, as time goes on, we like to take more and more control over our lives. Luckily advancing technology allows us to do that. Whether it is setting a timer so our dinner is cooking while we are out, or we are taping two programmes while we watch another so we don’t miss out on anything, or we can even talk to someone face-to-face on the other side of the world.

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