The Best Gifts We’ve Ever Gotten

Need some inspiration for your next big giving experience? Over the last few years, we’ve learned that the most memorable gifts are the ones that combine thoughtfulness, ingenuity, and great timing.  Recently, we spent some time reflecting on the best gifts we’ve ever gotten, which led us to get curious about some of the best gifts you’ve ever gotten. Check

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10 Great Escapes You Can Gift To Someone Special in 2016

We’ve curated a list of 10 great escapes you can gift someone special – a list for the gift giver in 2016.  Not all gifts come in bags or boxes wrapped with shiny paper and a pretty bow—some of the best, most unforgettable gifts come in the form of experiences! If there’s someone in your

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7 Tips for an Amazing Bachelor or Bachelorette Party

It’s 2016, and bachelor and bachelorette parties have gone through quite a few evolutions in the past few years. Firefighters with velcro, break-away pants and a boombox aren’t every bachelorette’s cup of tea, and not every bachelor would consider a 2 A.M. bar crawl a good time. If you want to be sure you’re throwing your friend

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5 Gifts For The Spring Cleaning Fanatic

We all know someone who transforms into Mr. or Ms. Clean every Spring. There’s no way you can talk them out of Spring cleaning, but there may be a way you can help by giving your meticulous friend the perfect gift.  Give them one less thing to worry about. Roomba® 650 Vacuum The iRobot® Roomba®

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Top Mother’s Day Gifts 2016 – From Yawn to WOW!

Mother’s Day is just around the corner – again. And just like last Mother’s Day, you may be racking your brain trying to think of a unique gift to give. You may have found that even an easy-to-please mother gets bored with traditional gifts year after year. And if she has more than one child,

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What You Need to Know About the New GiftStarter

A few weeks ago, we unveiled GiftStarter v1.3, and a few days ago, 1.4! We updated you with this blog post, and this blog post, but we thought it would be important to provide you with a simpler, slightly less techy breakdown. Why the Update? We’re a new and extremely innovative crowdfunding platform: there is no

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Cheer Them On: 8 Awesome Gifts for Athletes

Even the most highly motivated athletes need to know that their teammates, friends, and family are supporting them. Check out these 8 awesome gifts for athletes that are perfect for giving together with GiftStarter! Cheer Them On: 8 Awesome Gifts for Athletes 1. Icon XL Convertible Backpack, $200 | Give this now! This Hylete Icon XL convertible backpack

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6 Tips For Getting Your Campaign Fully Funded—Every Time

GiftStarter is committed to making your dreams as a Giver come true. But sometimes, as a Giver, worrying about getting your Campaign fully funded can be a little scary. Don’t forget: GiftStarter is the only crowdfunding platform that gathers up all the funds that you have collected, and sends the recipient the gift credit with a gift card for that amount, rather than leaving anyone empty-handed.

But an incomplete Campaign? Nope!
That’s not what you came here for.

You came here because you had an amazing gift in mind, and you knew GiftStarter was the platform that could help you make that giving experience a reality.

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Combine our passion for community, your tenacity as a Giver, and these 6 tried-and-true tips for Getting Your Campaign Fully Funded.

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Comfy, Stylish, Handmade Lingerie by Katastrophic Clothing

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If you’re looking for a memorable Valentine’s Day gift, look no further than Katastrophic Clothing’s custom, handmade lingerie sets! These sets are the perfect gift for the woman in your life who values independent designers, style, and comfort. Made from the softest cotton, and with delicate lace details, these handmade pieces will feel as if they were made just for her.

We hung out with Melissa Taylor, Austin, Texas-based fashion designer and owner of Katastrophic Clothing, who hand sews each set of these comfy and adorable lingerie pieces with love and attention. Learn more about Melissa below!

Handmade Lingerie

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10 Unforgettable Valentine’s Day Gifts That Will Blow Their Mind

Are you feeling that magic in the air, too? With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, love is on everyone’s mind: feeling it, expressing it, and sharing it. If you’re attached, chances are you’re on the hunt for a Valentine’s Day gift that really speaks to who you are as a pair. Something that says,

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