Thursday, January 17, 2013

Customized Sports Balls!

Hi Neighbors!

Here is a unique idea...customizing a sports ball for your child.  We were able to design a baseball for my daughter through Make-A-Ball.  I had my 15 year old design the ball for our 12 year old daughter.  It was easy to use and she had some fun trying out different ideas.

We ended up with a patriotic looking ball with her name and a picture of my daughter in costume.  First you pick the ball you want to design, a soccer ball, football, baseball, basketball, etc.  Next you choose the layout, you know, how you want the writing and pictures placed.  Then you choose the background.  We chose the flag background.  Last of all you personalize it.


The prices start at $25 for a baseball and then go up from there.  You can personalize a football for $50-$52.  It takes approx. 3 weeks for the ball to be created and shipped.  I have to admit, after creating and ordering, I sort of forgot that we were waiting for the baseball to arrive!

Anyway, it showed up and she really likes it.  These balls can be used for play, but it is suggested they be used for display.  The high gloss synthetic leather makes them a little more slippery.  Not to mention, who would want to ruin the look of the ball through wear and tear.  I have a feeling my daughter will want to toss hers around a little though.

About Make-A-Ball:
Makeaball.com was created to provide customers with a website that is both unique and easy to use. It allows customers to turn pictures and logos into a cool sports ball. It makes a great gift for any sports fan—family, friends, coaches, players, or yourself! Using an innovative process we call Custom Image Technology, or CIT, we can replicate any image with clarity and quality. Items turn out picture-perfect every time and your photos will not crack, fade or peel over time. We are able to create these custom sports products in single pieces and at a low cost because we have full control over the entire process from ordering, to production, to warehouse management. We do it all. We love what we do and we know you will too

What a great gift idea for your little ballplayer.  Or perhaps to remember a special occasion.  Maybe your big ballplayer would like one too!  Visit Make-A-Ball and see what they have to offer!

One neighbor will receive a code to get their own personalized baseball.

Disclosure:I received no monetary compensation for this post.  I did receive a personalized baseball for review purposes.  All quotes in red are taken from the sponsor's email or website.  All thoughts and opinions are mine.






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30 comments:

Darlene said...

I would choose the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Cheese Ball.

andrea v said...

Either the basket ball or football. He throws the football every morning before school when waiting or the bus

Miranda said...

He'd like a basketball

Heather! said...

I think he'd most like either a football or a soccer ball! COOL!!

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katja9_10 said...

She would like a baseball.

Les Johnson

sakkeller said...

Probably the football

Ronda said...

I would say the football.

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Jenny said...

My son would like the soccer ball.

Renee said...

I'd customize a softball for my oldest daughter.

theladya said...

My son would love to have a personalized football. ~ Angie B.

RealtorSD said...

I'd love a softball for my son
Sarah Davis
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Heather said...

My son would love the hockey puck.
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Maria K said...

Both my boys are huge soccer fans so I'd go with that.

Rochel S said...

My son would love the basketball!

deanna said...

fave: football
xo

Tara - A Spectacled Owl said...

I'd love to do a softball for my niece :)

Karisa Palmer said...

the soccer balll

Danielle Porter said...

A basketball!

lilahshea said...

The football =)

golden storm said...

i would think the baseball

Sarah Walker said...

I would choose the football.

Kelynnma said...

I'd say most definitely the football :)

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longsgl said...

The football, my kids all love football.

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Jennifer Clay said...

Football!

Diana said...

Basketball for my son
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Amanda Rauch said...

I would want to do the baseball for sure!

eclairre said...

A basketball!

Dana said...

definitely a baseball for my daughter- hopefully in PINK!

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Pam Halligan said...

A basketball.

MizVickik said...

Not technically a ball, but the custom hockey puck. =)
Miz Mickik