Here at CARRIED AWAY Gifts our passion and mission is creating and designing the right gift for every moment. Looking for that perfect gift? Patrice DeHaven, our owner and award winning lead designer, drives that passion with new ideas and gift-giving talent.
Patrice is a certified Gift Designer by the Gift Basket Association. Her creations have won national recognition and top awards. CARRIED AWAY Gifts is also proud to be a Green Certified Company. The 3 R’s are important to CARRIED AWAY Gifts, Recycling, Reusing, and Repurposing whenever possible is an everyday occurrence which extends from the products used and the vendors that are chosen. She founded CARRIED AWAY Gifts more than 15 years ago, fueled by personal creativity and management success. The same insights that helped her delight customers and grow her business, have become an intrical extension to grow business for others. You ask how…Businesses that have incorporated the Gift of the Month Program and/or Birthday Program has proven to increase employee morale along with a significant increase in business referrals. Once either program is set up, it’s a turn key operation.
CARRIED AWAY Gifts is located in Loudoun County based in Sterling Virginia, part of the NoVA-MD-DC metro area. But Patrice looks for inspiration everywhere. New products, fun containers, hot new trends, she stays on top of it all. Shopping the local farmers markets is where they have found the many local tasty finds. They take pride in supporting and using local retailers utilizing Virginia’s Finest products. One of the local vendors made Oprah’s Favorite List so you know that’s one on the shelf. With the current increase in food allergies, it’s wonderful to be able to have local resources that offer delicious organic and gluten free products. Shop local whenever possible…they do! She is a constant shopper, selecting the best of the best for CARRIED AWAY Gifts from conventions, food shows, trade shows and a huge variety of retailers that keeps the shelves full of a festival of flavors. One of the perks of this business is the taste testing
Online, CARRIED AWAY Gifts features a huge selection of gift baskets, College Care packages, and creative alternatives to flowers or wine. The real magic, however, begins when you pick up the phone and call CARRIED AWAY Gifts. You’ll speak to Patrice or another of our gift designers. Specializing in custom creations, asking lots of questions, they consult with clients to learn about the gift occasion, recipient, budget and those creative juices start from there, tailoring the gift into some kind of wonderful. Our favorite thing to do is CUSTOMIZE !
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CARRIED AWAY Gifts can incorporate your logo items in your gifts and customize the bows so the ribbon includes your logo and/or your company colors to keep your brand present. They can also provide you with logo items, customized labels and ribbons. On gifts, the bows are the icing on the cake, the cherry on top that makes a statement. Ribbons can include your logo. Ribbons can say Happy Birthday. Ribbons can say Welcome Home Johnson Family. We can get as ‘carried away’ as you’d like! Personalized ribbons can be made for such a variety of things; sashes, grand opening ribbon cuttings, cause ribbons, party/wedding favors, lanyards and so much more. Out of the box thinking; Yes CARRIED AWAY Gifts can also assist you to have a label designed to include your logo and contact information from just about anything from soup to nuts and BBQ sauce too. Many of our vendors offer private labeling on food products. Just another way to keep your brand ‘tasteful’.
CARRIED AWAY Gifts boasts a loyal following and a nationwide client list, having been based in California then Virginia. Our clients turn to us for holiday gifts both business and personal, conferences, anniversaries and milestone celebration gifts just to mention a few. Whatever the reason, whatever the season, it’s OUR job to make YOU look good. Offering local delivery & nationwide shipping.
Our corporate clients include Warner Bros. Studios, Chuck Norris, LPGA, KFC and YOU; however we routinely work with brides, event planners, conferences, and individuals to give presence to their presents. No quantity is too large, no budget too small, and no detail overlooked. From the really small to the really tall, Patrice gets carried away in the details keeping CARRIED AWAY Gifts stocked with quality, creative gifts for all of life’s occasions. So whether you need to send a gift to your grandmother in Florida, need Breast Cancer Awareness ribbons or you are a company looking to take that next step in your marketing, Call CARRIED AWAY Gifts today and let us know how we can help you!