Ampersand Design Studio


holilday gift guide 2012: for the guys 11.30.2012

shopping for the guys can sometimes be a challenge, but there are SO many cool guy gifts out there, it doesn’t need to be! here are some of our favorite ideas for the men in our lives!

{1. leather iphone case (which can also be monogrammed!)  2. Woodcut book, 3. New Balance 574 in blue, 4. The Baldwin Ryan Camo (a Kansas City company!) 5. bamboo bluetooth stereo speaker, 6. bamboo eco-friendly globe 7. forage necktie 8. RVCA Men’s zip hoodie, 9. another KC original: Dizzy Three air-roasted espresso flavored vodka – perfect for spiked hot cocoa!}

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FREE holiday gift tags…details 11.28.2012

hi friends! we’ve had lots of people mention that you couldn’t find our free downloadable gift tags….so, we’re here to help!!! the link is literally on the very LAST page of the digital magazine (pages 140-141).  This is what the spread looks like…just click and download! Should be super easy! sorry for any confusion. Here is the link again: #toandfrom

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free printable holiday gift tags for “to & from” magazine 11.26.2012

We’ve been SO excited to share this little project with you!! When two talented friends like Meg Biram & Katie Anderson joined forces on a special project, we just knew we were in for a treat! Then, when they came to us, asking to collaborate, you know the answer is going to be YES! Launching today, Meg & Katie’s To & From Magazine is going to take the gift-giving world by storm! It’s a blog and online magazine about all things gift-related…and if you’re anything like us, you might feel like gift-giving is your second job! We are always looking for unique gift ideas, so we can’t wait to see what all To & From has in store for us!

Our contribution to this brilliant venture is a modern, colorful way to wrap your holiday packages! We custom designed two pages worth of FREE downloadable holiday gift tags just for YOU!!! So all of the gift-wrapping you see above, can be all yours! Yes, you read that correctly, they are FREE! So, head on over to To & From to get yours now! We hope you are as excited about these as we are! We had so much fun designing them!

Share your gift-wrapping with us! If you use our gift tags for your very own holiday wrapping–we want to see! Copy us on twitter: @AmpersandStudio, on instagram: @morgs_g and @carriekiefer and use hashtag: #toandfrom!! We can’t wait to see what you do!

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  1. Meg Biram

    yay!!! these are seriously so cute!! thanks for being at part of #toandfrom!

    November 27, 2012 1:52 am
  2. cindy

    Love the colors and design!

    November 27, 2012 5:58 pm
    • ampersand

      thanks, ladies, and, thanks, meg for including us!

      November 27, 2012 8:04 pm
  3. Christie

    so confused… when I go to their site I don’t see anything on how to get the gift tags?!

    November 27, 2012 7:56 pm
    • ampersand

      Hi Christie,

      When you open the magazine, our tags are at the very end and there is a link on the page to download them. Hope this helps!

      November 27, 2012 8:03 pm
  4. Charisse

    I too can not find the link to download these tags. I’ve look at the magazine front and back several times. Thank you for your help

    December 14, 2013 6:08 am
    • ampersand

      The tags are the very last page of the entire magazine! Sorry it’s hard to get to, hope this helps :)

      December 15, 2013 9:59 pm
  5. Charisse

    @ampersand I found them, didn’t realize it was in the 2012 magazine

    December 16, 2013 2:22 am

small business saturday 11.23.2012

Hi friends! This Saturday, November 24th, please shop small and support your local businesses! We believe that shopping small can make a BIG impact! If you need any extra incentive to shop small, we’re putting up a one-day only 15% promotion on our etsy shop. Just enter code SHOPSMALL at checkout! Thanks for visiting – go directly to our etsy shop here!

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Ink Magazine’s KC Tastemaker Gift Guide 2012 11.23.2012

Hi Everyone! Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving! For our Kansas City friends, we just wanted to make sure you guys got to see the Ink Magazine Holiday Gift Guide! We were part of a group of local Kansas City “Tastemakers” that got to put together a pretty fab (if we do say so ourselves) round-up of gifts from Kansas City’s best of the best!! We’ll share the full gift guide here next week, but if you get a chance, pick one up an Ink as you are headed out to shop this weekend!

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  1. Meg Biram

    so cool, congrats!!!

    November 27, 2012 1:51 am