Wall Plaques

Written by Charles Peacock
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Wall plaques are a fantastic way to celebrate the achievements of a special person. They are commonly given out for things like athletic achievement, academic excellence, and outstanding performance in the workplace. If you're looking to have a wall plaque made for someone, you'll be happy to learn that there are many online retailers who can provide you with beautiful customized plaques.

Common Features of Wall Plaques

The most common material used for making wall plaques is wood. Wood gives the plaque a nice organic feel, and usually fits well with the decor in most people's offices. If you're looking for something a bit more modern, however, it is possible to find plaques made out of metal, glass or plastic. Plastic plaques don't always have to look or feel cheap--in fact many of them are quite impressive and attractive.

Most plaques contain a few different areas of text. The first is a large title that summarizes what the award is for. This could be something like, "Employee of the Month," "Outstanding Achievement," or "Distinguished Service Award."

Below this title is where you'll put more specific information about the recipient, including their name and the reason for them winning the award. You can either write this text yourself, or see if the company making the plaque has some appropriate text that they use for this type of plaque. In either case, you'll find that the recipient truly appreciates this solid recognition of their accomplishments.


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