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Helen Tapping

This year, create a unique Mother’s Day gift for mom and give her flowers that will last forever!

Make mom’s day by using these 2 easy and fun apps to create a special gift – All on your phone:

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Download these 2 Free Apps from The App store:

layrs App First, Choose a couple of your favorite photos on your phone, then use the layrs app to easily create your own masterpiece with a variety of filters, blends and effects to create a true multi-layered work of art.

Sworl App iconNext, save the photo to your phone and use the Sworl App to choose a frame size and color and write a gift message to mom! That’s it – We take care of the wrapping and delivery.

So surprise your mom this year with a gift that’s #BetterThanFlowers!

#AppStacking #Mother’sDayGift

Photo edited by @crw98 using @layrsapp

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Frame your photos for the perfect Mother’s Day gift with SworlNeed some inspiration? See what the Sworl Team are framing for their moms this Mother’s Day:

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Our CEO and Co-Founder, Tom, is framing his mom a picture from his family’s happy place: “We spend a week every year in Lake Tahoe with my 4 siblings and our families.  Here’s my favorite photo of me and my mother, from our trip there in 2013.”

Tom chose a 5×7 photo in a black matted wall frame for his mom. ($30.98 including gift wrapping, message and delivery.)

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 Steve, our Co-founder, chose this photo to frame for himself as a special memory of his mom: “Mother‘s Day has always been special to me.  It has been magnified since she passed away a few years ago.  This is a picture of my mom with our kids.  She was a great sport and allowed them to celebrate her birthday with hats, cake and a party fit for a 5-year-old.  Mom was always there for me and loved the opportunity to come visit and be nana”.

Steve chose to frame this picture for his office in a silver 5×7 desk frame. ($19.98 including gift wrapping, message and delivery.)

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Sworl CTO Chris, decided on a photo from his younger days this mother’s day because “My mom resists having her photo taken these days, but I have this one from ages ago that I’ve been meaning to print/frame for a while now. My sister is the newborn, so it must be from 1977. It’s a scan from a print, but I’ve always thought it is a good photo – clearly my mom‘s happy about the new baby. I think I’m just confused. :)”

Chris selected a larger 8×10 photo in a classic Espresso matted wall frame to show off this classic photo!($49.98 including gift wrapping, message and delivery.)

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Helen, Head of Marketing and Brand, chose a photo of her mum (not a mis-spelling – she’s a Brit!) from last November – “My mum loves to travel so for her birthday, we treated her to a trip from Old England to New England! The highlights of her trip were a visit to Louisa May Alcott’s house (we are both massive fans of Little Women) and a rainy but fun day to Plimoth Plantation for Thanksgiving dinner.”

Helen chose a square, white matted wall frame to show off this instagram photo, of her and mum Celia hanging out with the Pilgrims. ($30.98 including gift wrapping, message and delivery.)

What will you frame for your mom this mother’s Day?

Mother’s Day is only a few weeks away! It’s easy to frame your photos with the Sworl Photo Framing App, and as every Sworl comes beautifully wrapped and with a gift message, it makes the perfect gift for mom.

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Make Mom’s Day with Sworl!

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Printed and framed by Will Jackson of Seattle as a gift to his Aunt June in Virginia.

   “My mom always said ‘to have a friend, be one’- A few years ago, I took this picture that really shows their love for each other.”

“My mom always said ‘to have a friend, be one.’ She met June at a party in Richmond, Virginia in 1949—June was in tears with morning sickness and Mom, also pregnant, came to her aid—and they stayed best friends until Mom died a year and half ago. Although June soon moved to New Jersey, then Maryland and finally back to coastal Virginia, she and Mom visited often, vacationed together, and stayed close through thick and thin for 64 years.

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 They consoled each other during tough times, loved parties, (the wilder the better – at a mid-‘60s beach bash, they swapped dresses to confuse one of June’s beaus) and were ultimate shopping buddies. Most of all they made each other laugh.

A few years ago, I took this picture that really shows their love for each other.”Sending gifts

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This Valentine’s Day, Surprise your loved one with a personal gift that lasts way longer than flowers – a Sworl Framed Photo delivered to their door!

Every Sworl comes beautifully gift wrapped and with a gift message- which also makes it the easiest way to show your Valentine just how much you care.

Order your Sworl Framed Photo Now!

Order your Sworl Valentines Day Gift by Sunday February 8th to arrive in time! #BetterThanFlowers #ValentinesDayIsComing

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Looking for a unique and Creative Valentine’s Day Gift Idea this year?

Bored with giving the same old gifts of flowers and chocolate?

Look no further than combining these 2 easy and fun apps to create a special gift – All on your phone!

layrs App Image  Valentine's Day Gift

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download these 2 Free Apps from The App store:

layrs App First, Choose a couple of your favorite photos on your phone, then use the layrs app to easily create your own masterpiece with a variety of filters, blends and effects to create a true multi-layered work of art.

Sworl App iconNext, save the photo to your phone and use the Sworl App to choose a frame size and color and write a gift message to the one you love! That’s it – We take care of the wrapping and delivery.

So surprise your Valentine this year with a gift that’s #BetterThanFlowers!

 

#AppStacking #ValentinesGift

Photo edited by @rossvii using @layrsapp

Will Jackson

This travel photo was printed and framed by Matt, Philadelphia, PA.

“I found out about Sworl from a trade publication. It’s a cool app—the service was great and I was super impressed with the packaging.”

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“Our guide took this picture of my girlfriend Cheri and me while we were on a private Segway tour on a hot summer Sunday in Rome.  We whizzed around to the less photographed side of the Colosseum and he took the shot in panorama mode on my iPhone.  It was a great day, the lighting was good, and this photo turned out to be one of my favorites from the trip. The tour company was Rex-Tours and I’d definitely recommend them.

“I found out about Sworl from a trade publication. It’s a cool app—the service was great and I was super-impressed with the packaging. I’ve used it several times now, including sending framed prints of another travel photo to some buddies after a Cape Cod dune tour.”

 

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—As told to Will Jackson

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Printed and framed by Jane DeVere, Marietta, GA as a gift for her daughter, and for herself.

“I took this selfie during one of our daily routines. When I came upon Sworl’s website, I had three photos framed to remember all the happy times with my big white fluff-ball of love.”

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“This is a picture of me with my Golden Doodle Josh.  He was nine but you’d have thought he was a puppy. I took this selfie during one of our daily routines. Every morning I’d sit on the steps to put on my shoes and he’d sit beside me with his bottom on the top step and his paws on the next.  He was definitely a poser! When I came upon Sworl’s website, I had three photos framed; one of Josh by the Christmas tree, one of him with my daughter for her room and this one for my bureau to remember all the happy times with my big white fluff-ball of love.”

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—As told to Will Jackson

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Sworl was proud to be a sponsor of the 2014 Geekwire Gala, held at MOHAI, Seattle, WA.

A good time was had by all – Zach Scott of the Seattle Sounders took photos with fans in the Sworl Photobooth and everyone got to go home with a free Sworl!

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Here’s some of the best of Zach with the Geeks in both gowns and ugly christmas sweaters! See them all and download yours to frame with Sworl on our Facebook Page!

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Sworl was featured on the ‘Gotta Have it’ Holiday Gift Ideas Segment of New Day today! Thanks to Host Margaret Larson and Producer Suzanne Wiley!

Watch the Segment to get the New Day viewer promo code for a special discount off Sworl in November!

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Announcing the winners of the Sworl – ‘Because they are only Spiderman Once!’ Halloween Costume Photo Contest!

Congratulations to Kim Gallina Viscio for such a Sworlable photo! You win a free Sworl Framed photo!

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In addition, we are also awarding an honorable mention prize to Sara Skiles for the grumpy pumpkin because this photo is a true Real Moment!

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Thank you to everyone for entering and for making it such a difficult decision for the judges because all the kids are so cute and all the costumes are amazing…..!