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The History Of Trophies

June 08/2015
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As most of us have experienced at one point or another, a trophy is a special award that people receive when they have either won something, been named as something, or have done something important. Of course, the award is given to the greater good; the person who most efficiently suits the category for the award being given. Trophies have been around for quite some time, although most people don’t know their origin. Trophies have always come in a variety of forms. A different materials are commonly used and in all actuality, a trophy can be any object given to the winner of…

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Silly Awards and Certificates

May 22/2015
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Honouring the members of your company, organization, or sporting team is an exciting event for everyone, but sometimes the usual presentations can still become stale over time. You can keep your awards ceremonies interesting and fun by incorporating silly awards and certificates. These are great ways to recognize people for accomplishments, habits, and events for which they may not expect an award in the first place. Silly awards and certificates help make any event more enjoyable and memorable for everyone involved. The following are just some examples you can use! Peacock Award Every group has one or two people that…

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Oscar Winners and their Memorable Reactions

May 15/2015
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Winning the Oscar is the ultimate achievement for an actor. It’s an award that showcases the year’s best performances across a wide range of genres. When winners hear their names being announced as winners they often can’t help but become overwhelmed with shock, surprise, and even a touch of madness. The following are some of those Oscar winners and their memorable reactions! Eddie Redmayne For his 2014 role in “The Theory of Everything,” Eddie Redmayne was awarded the Oscar for Best Actor. This was his first time winning the award, and his reaction showed his overwhelming joy. When the actor…

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Corporate Award Party Ideas

May 08/2015
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Corporate award parties are a great time to honour members of your organization while building a stronger team throughout the company. You have your customized plaques already made and ready to go, your Employee of the Year trophy has been created, and you’re ready to celebrate. But coming up with ideas for your next corporate award party may not be as easy you think! Employees are used to the usual affair with drinks and finger food, so you want to come up with something unique and memorable to keep everyone excited. Here are a few corporate award party ideas that…

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3 Unique Ways to Display your Trophy Shelf

May 01/2015
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You’re proud of your awards and, naturally, you want to display them to serve as a reminder to you of what you have accomplished. A trophy shelf can also allow others to see the awards you’ve been given over the years. Finding a unique way to display your trophy shelf can make your awards even more special. There are countless ways to showcase your trophies, so choosing the best one for you can be tricky. Here are three unique ways to display your trophy shelf! The Zig Zag Shelf This shelf can be used for many different purposes; books, candles,…

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Five Famous Untraditional Trophies

April 24/2015
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When people think of trophies, images of giant brass cups, shiny silver bowls, and chiseled statuettes often come to mind. That being said, there are a number of well-known trophies that are a little more outside the box. Many of them wouldn’t even be recognized as a type of trophy at all if it weren’t for the prestige and popularity of the events for which they’re awarded! Here are a few of the less traditional trophies that exist in the competitive world: The Venus Rosewater DishThe Venus Rosewater Dish is the trophy awarded to the Ladies’ Singles champion at The…

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Interesting Facts About the Most Famous Trophy: The Oscar

April 17/2015
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There’s no doubt that when North Americans think of famous trophies, the usual suspects will come to mind: Grammy’s, the Super Bowl, the World Series trophy and others that are highly viewed when televised. But there’s one award that takes the cake as the most recognizable in the Western world: the Oscar. We’ve rounded up this list of five little-known facts about Oscar Statuettes that will make this illusive trophy even more interesting. Who knew there was so much depth to that little gold man on a pedestal? Why is it called “The Oscar”?The real name of this famous trophy…

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How to Customize a Plaque

April 10/2015
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Plaques are one of the most popular ways to commemorate groups or individuals at special events. Whether it’s for a sports tournament, corporate recognition, promotional event, or academic achievement, plaques make a statement and serve as mementos that can be kept and cherished for decades! One of the best things about plaques is that they are so easy to personalize based on the nature of the event or on the interests of the person who is going to receive it. Here are just a few of the easy ways that you can personalize plaques for your next event: Add a…

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Who has won the most Grammys?

April 03/2015
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Awards season has almost come to an end for 2015, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to beef up your award trivia knowledge for upcoming summer game nights! With that being said, we’re taking a look at which celebrities have won the most Grammy awards. While some musicians and songwriters are still pining after a Grammy to call their own after years and years of nominations, certain others have rounded up 31. Can you guess who? You’ll have to make it to the end of this list to find out! Yo-Yo Ma: 17 Yo-Yo Ma is a French-born Chinese…

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Can I Repair My Own Trophy?

March 25/2015
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When a trophy suffers from damage, many people try to repair it themselves. This isn’t necessarily in your best interest if you intend to keep the trophy around as long as possible, as proper bonding techniques and finishing are often executed improperly when done by untrained personnel. If the trophy is unique, older in age, or the repairs are rather difficult to conduct on your own, then having it repaired by professionals is the best option. What Repairs Are Best Handled by a Professional? Certain repairs are better off handled by a specialist, someone who has been creating and repairing…

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