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Val has been tinkering on his own projects since he learned how to code. On Thankbox he does a bit of everything - working on new features, answering customer emails and constantly thinking about how to make it even more awesome. He enjoys practicing martial arts - currently Tang Soo Do - and coming up with fun games to play with his daughter.

DIY or Buy: Birthday Card Ideas for Every Style and Budget

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 09 June 2023
Standing on colourful confetti

Who doesn't love a birthday? Cake, candles, gifts, and of course, the birthday card – that slice of paper magic that brings a sparkle to the eyes and warmth to the heart. But here's the million-dollar question – do you dash to the shop or get crafty? Welcome to “DIY or Buy" and birthday inspiration.

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Saying Goodbye in Style: 15 Leaving Gift Ideas That Show You Care

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 05 June 2023
Silhouetted person with suitcase

Leaving home is an emotional whirlwind for the one taking the plunge, as well as their nearest and dearest. As the person watching from the sidelines, you can’t help but feel the urge to show your love, appreciation, and impeccable taste in gifts. Here are 15 creative leaving gift ideas.

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20 Leaving Present Ideas to Show Them They'll Be Missed

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 22 May 2023
A group of friends looking at the sunset

With over 60% of workers considering switching jobs in 2023, bidding farewell to a beloved colleague or friend is becoming much more common. That’s why, here at Thankbox, we’ll be helping you pick a gift that screams, “We get you!”

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17 Places to Find the Best Online Presents and Digital Gifts

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 08 May 2023
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Welcome to the world of online shopping, where the possibilities are endless and the convenience is unbeatable. If you’re looking for unique presents we’ve put together this list of 17 websites to find the best online presents and digital gifts. 

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Gift Ideas for the Whole Squad: 15 Presents Your Team Members Will Love in 2023

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 17 April 2023
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Looking for gift ideas at work that go beyond the usual office staples? Whatever you’re celebrating thinking outside the box can turn your gifting ideas up to eleven! And in today’s fast-paced work environments, building positive connections is vital - check out our inspiring ideas.

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10 Employee Of The Month Ideas To Boost Staff Morale

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 09 March 2023
An image of the an Employee of the Month winner with trophy

In a competitive job market it’s so important to show your team that you care. Building a positive work environment is where an employee of the month programme comes in. This article provides some creative ideas for employee of the month programmes for remote, hybrid, or on-site workplaces.

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30 Heartfelt Messages For The Loss Of A Husband Sympathy Card

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 13 February 2023
A single candle in memory of a lost loved one

The loss of a husband is devastating and overwhelming, and it’s often hard to find the right words of support. But as the bereaved experience their darkest hours, it’s not the time to hold back on your emotions. See insight into how to write a sympathy card, and some specific message suggestions.

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What To Write In A Sympathy Card For Someone You Don't Know Well - 30+ examples

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 24 January 2023
A bunch of pink roses

The passing of someone close to you is a tragedy. But when it comes time to write a sympathy card for someone you don’t know well, many people struggle to find the right words. It’s a delicate and sad situation all around. Here are some suggestions to ensure you strike the right empathetic note.

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30+ Get Well Soon Quotes To Make Someone Feel Better

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 16 January 2023
A bunch of daffodils to say get well soon

Health is the greatest gift, so feeling unwell is something no one welcomes. A get-well-soon card is a great source of comfort, but it’s often hard to find the right words to express your sympathy. See some ideas for comforting get-well-soon quotes.

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How Hasmonean Multi-Academy Trust used Thankbox to celebrate 227 teachers and staff

Photo of Valentin Hinov Valentin Hinov 29 December 2022
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Two schools in London used Thankbox to organise a teacher appreciation week - collecting over 2,200 messages for over 200 happy teachers! We sat down with Benji, their director of Marketing, to tell us more about organising this initiative and how it was received by their staff.

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