April 2017: Making collages with Small Travel Prints April 15 2017

Traveling is always something everyone loves to do, but what do you do with your pictures when you're done? Here is a list of creative ideas of ways to display all your fun adventures!

Hang a few Polaroids or smaller images on a string from the ceiling or shelf

Cut up a picture of you in the shape of the area you visited 

Or use multiple images

Get a quality print of the location you went to and frame them all nicely side by side.

How to here: blog.snapboxprints.com/diy-state-photo-collage/1115769

Or use multiple smaller images and hang them in their own frames to give your walls a unique look.

Crate fun personalized magnets with your images 

Use multiple smaller images matted in one frame 

Or hang multiple Image on their own along your wall 


April 2017 City of the Month Charleston South Carolina April 01 2017

Historic Charleston is bursting with Southern charm and hospitality and is the oldest and second-largest city in South Carolina. The city feels a bit like it’s suspended in time, with its antebellum architecture and surrounding plantation landscapes visitors can get a true feeling of what the South feels like. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline in the inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. Incredible views are everywhere in this historic town. Known for its rich history, well-preserved architecture, distinguished restaurants, and mannerly people, Charleston has received a large number of accolades, including "America's Most Friendly City" by Travel + Leisure in 2011 and in 2013 and 2014 by Condé Nast Traveler, and also "the most polite and hospitable city in America" by Southern Living magazine. In honor of the city Loose Petals is offering $5.00 off any non-sale city organic print size 8 x 10 or larger for the month of March 2017! Use code 5OFF at check out.






March 2017: City of the Month Hong Kong March 01 2017

Hong Kong is full of unique features and surprises around every corner. Form one-of-a-kind skyline views, floating islands, and delicious food there is something to do every minute. Get an eyeful of traditional Chinese architecture in Ngong Ping village, and take the tram to the top of Victoria Peak for unparalleled views of the city. The city is one of the world's leading financial, banking and trading centers. It is also the center of economy, politics, entertainment and shopping with its southern part noted for seashores and bays. The city has a population of about 6,970,000 and most people (about 97% of the population) are Chinese and speak Cantonese and English. There are few language barriers, but many tourists find themselves through the native lands fairly easily.  Nevertheless, residents of Hong Kong (sometimes referred to as “Hongkongers”) enjoy one of the longest life expectancies in the world.
In honor of the city Loose Petals is offering $5.00 off any non-sale city organic print size 8 x 10 or larger for the month of March 2017! Use code 5OFF at check out.








February 2017 City of the Month Paris, France February 01 2017

Paris is the city of love, inspiration, art and fashion.  Paris can be seen as the most interesting city of Europe and probably even as one of the most amazing city’s worldwide. If you are on you way to the wonderful city, the perfect Paris experience combines leisure and liveliness with enough time to savor both an exquisite meal and exhibits at the Louvre. People from all over the world travel to Paris to discover and experience this fairy-like city.Take time to visit all of the local tourist attractions, but don't forget to explore the maze of city side streets and small sidewalk vendors!  One weekend or a couple of days in Paris will be enough to make you feel one with the city and forget about the daily routine back home. Wander around, experience the arty culture, shop until you drop, visit the highlights, just relax in a city park and enjoy the stunning view from the Eiffel tower. In honor of the city Loose Petals is offering $5.00 off any non-sale city organic print size 8 x 10 or larger for the month of February 2017! Use code 5OFF at check out.
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January 2017 City of the Month New York, New York January 01 2017

Today more than 8 million "New Yorkers" live in the five boroughs of the large island city. The city’s diversity and vibrant intellectual life, makes the vast city our nations cultural capital. Many of the tourist that come and visit the city hit all the must-sees – the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, the Metropolitan Museum of Art – very few then explore off the beaten path with visits to The Cloisters or one of the city’s libraries. I encourage anyone to indulge in the bohemian shops of the West Village or the fine dining of the Upper West Side. The bustling marketplace inside of Grand Central Station gives you a literal taste of the best the city has to offer! All of which give an interesting out look on the life of a "New Yorker".In honor of the city Loose Petals is offering $5.00 off any non-sale city organic print size 8 x 10 or larger for the month of January 2017! Use code 5OFF at check out.

Source: www.tripadvisor.com




December 2016 City of the Month: Innsbruck, Austria December 01 2016

Coveted by empires and republics throughout its history, Innsbruck was the seat of the imperial court of Maximilian I by the end of the 15th century. Trams make getting around the city quick, efficient and cheap. Explore the City and dont miss a thing! Below are a list of the top spots to hit on your trip! 

Explore the old town and Maria Theresien Street: the Golden Roof, Kaufhaus Tyrol shopping centre, the Imperial Gardens, etc.

City Tower (viewpoint)

The Imperial Palace & Court Church

Lunch on the Nordkette mountain range

Alpine Zoo visit on the way back into town

Herzog Friedrich Street in the center of Innsbruck is the ideal starting point for exciting adventures in the Capital of the Alps. Admire Innsbruck’s famous shining landmark, the Golden Roof , surrounded by colorful facades, bay windows and charming arcades. Plus the magnificent Nordkette mountain range  towers over the city with stunning peaks that reach over 2,000 metres above sea level. Just “around the corner” you’ll find the Imperial Palace with Court Church  – one of Innsbruck’s most impressive attractions. Alternatively, the new Kaufhaus Tyrol shopping centre  on Maria Theresien Street, opposite the lovely St. Anne’s Column, is the perfect destination for anyone who wants to let their shopping desires run wild: here numerous shops with top brands come together in an architecturally impressive building. If you want to experience Innsbruck from above, take a trip to the Seegrube or Hafelekar on the Nordkette mountain range.  In honor of the city Loose Petals is offering $5.00 off any non-sale city organic print size 8 x 10 or larger for the month of December 2016! Use code 5OFF at check out.




November 2016 City of the Month Munich, Germany November 01 2016

Munich exudes Bavarian charm.  Certainly known for their Beer and all the festivities that surround it Munich has more to offer than just what it reputation precedes.The residents are proud of their city, Bavarians are known throughout Germany as an opinionated folk. But as proud of their roots the citizens have retained that distinctive Bavarian character, which gives this vibrant city its authentic character. When visiting or stopping through the promenade of Marienplatz is perfect for people watching and gawking at the Glockenspiele of City Hall.With the usual bustle of Munichs beer-gardens below, cool brew is served in the signature "Masskrug", the typical one-liter steins and the oompah band or "Blasmusik" is entertaining the crowd with jovial tunes. Beer fanatics should head immediately to the Hofbräuhaus though, as a hops heaven that’s been brewing since 1589. The drinking is downright legendary during Oktoberfest, a celebration of local beers and German specialty foods.  Munich is known for its pride in local customs and traditions as well as its distinctive Bavarian zest for life. It is a city where life is preferably enjoyed outdoors. The center of Munich offers pedestrians a network of car-free streets which are lined with interesting shops, restaurants, cafes, fountains, and historical buildings  In honor of the city Loose Petals is offering $5.00 off any non-sale city organic print size 8 x 10 or larger for the month of November 2016! Use code 5OFF at check out.





October 2016 City of the Month Chicago (Michigan Ave) Illinois October 01 2016

One of Chicago's biggest city attraction is all the shops along Michigan Ave. Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out neighborhood. The northern end of the street is at Lake Shore Drive on the shore of Lake Michigan the Gold Coast Historic District. For prime upscale shopping, this is the place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale. Some of the city’s most iconic buildings like the Wrigley Building, John Hancock Center and other architectural marvels define the magnificence of this neighborhood.  In honor of the city Loose Petals is offering $5.00 off any non-sale city organic print size 8 x 10 or larger for the month of October 2016! Use code 5OFF at check out.





September 2016 City of the Month Durham, North Carolina September 01 2016


Durham is a creative, innovative community that is always doing something new. It occupies a prime location in the heart of North Carolina and is a nexus for learning, creativity, research, and industry. In addition to Duke and NCCU, Durham is home to North Carolina School of Science & Math, Durham Technical Community College, and many other private schools. Whether you're a resident, visitor, group planner, newcomer, journalist, or consultant, you will find something to love about the Bull City. To the U.S. Durham is known as the City of Medicine. Having healthcare as a major industry for the city they boasts one of the largest payroll brackets with a combined payroll that exceeds $1.2 billion annually, including more than 300 medical and health-related companies and medical practices .  In honor of the city Loose Petals is offering $5.00 off any non-sale city organic print size 8 x 10 or larger for the month of September 2016! Use code 5OFF at check out.





August 2016 City of the Month Orlando, Florida August 01 2016

From the Magic Kingdom to magical spa treatments, Orlando sparkles with the promise of adventure.Orlando is know for their copious amounts of theme parks and tourist attractions. You can spend a day exploring the world-famous Disney theme parks, giggling with the dolphins at Sea World, or screaming your head off on a Universal Studios roller coaster. Or for a less adrenaline-pumping afternoon, enjoy the quiet natural beauty of the Harry P. Leu Gardens, or enjoy a seaweed scrub at a luxury day spa. Savor fresh and local ingredients at one of Orlando’s James Beard-nominated restaurants. Orlando has always hosted a variety of things to do in its city center and shows the culture of that! The City of is nicknamed "The City Beautiful" and its symbol is the fountain at lake Eola. There are 115 neighborhoods within the city limits of Orlando. The city limits resemble a checkerboard, with pockets of unincorporated Orange County surrounded by city limits.  The Metro Orlando has a total of 19 completed skyscrapers with a majority that are located in the downtown area the rest are located in the tourist district southwest of downtown. In honor of the city Loose Petals is offering $5.00 off any non-sale city organic print size 8 x 10 or larger for the month of August 2016! Use code 5OFF at check out.