According to research, spending money on experiences such as traveling, visiting museums and doing outdoor activities makes people happy. The experiences, researchers say, become part of your memory and identity. In addition, they say that talking about your experiences with other people and recalling those fond memories further enhances your happiness. So, get out there this summer and make some memories!
When you return from your travels all happy and glowing, Brewster Belt Company’s city and landscape needlepoint belts can help you and your friends and family preserve those memories. The custom, hand-stitched needlepoint belts feature landmarks, landscapes and scenes from all your favorite places and make a great gift. The belts are so unique and detailed that they make a great conversation starter, so you can share your travel memories and fun experiences with others all year round.
Below is a sampling of some of the fantastic location and landscape designs that Brewster Belt Company has created for clients this year.
A Cape Cod Gift That Won’t Be Forgotten
If you love vacationing on Cape Cod or need a gift for someone who loves the Cape, a Cape Cod needlepoint landscape belt features iconic scenes and landmarks including Canal Bridge, Woods Hole Marine Biological Lab, Hyannis Lighthouse, Well Fleet Harbor with fishing boat, Chatham Windmill, Chatham Lighthouse, Rail Bike Path, Providence Pilgrim Monument, Race Point Lighthouse and sand dunes.
What to Wear When You Summer on Nantucket
With this classic, hand-stitched needlepoint Nantucket belt around your waist, you have our permission to use “summer” as a verb. Nantucket style is clean, classic, preppy and timeless. Whether you’re a resident or a visitor, this belt is sure to complement anything you wear on Nantucket and beyond.
A Palm Desert Gift Full of Memories
A Brewster Belt Company client recently created this custom, needlepoint Palm Desert belt as a Father’s Day gift for her grandfather who has spent his winters in Palm Desert since the ’70s. She made sure to include an image of the Pink Elephant Car Wash where her grandfather used to have his classic Jaguar washed and the ever growing tennis complex where they watched many battles between Federer and Nadal surrounded by the desert and gorgeous mountains. Her grandfather loved all the memories included on his belt.
Always Have the Mountains with You
For those who love the mountains, hiking and the great outdoors, this mountain hiking needlepoint belt can preserve their mountain memories whether they are hiking an urban jungle or a mountain trail. All belts are custom-made, so you can change any aspect of the design including changing the leather and buckle color. Consider adding a monogram for further personalization for your favorite outdoorsman.
A Martha’s Vineyard Gift Idea
If you’re looking for a Martha’s Vineyard gift idea for someone who loves going to the Vineyard, Brewster’s Martha’s Vineyard Needlepoint belt is a gift they will cherish for years to come. The detailed belt features a landscape including iconic landmarks such as Gay Head Cliffs, Gay Head Lighthouse, Larsen’s Fish Market, Grange Hall, Black Dog Tavern, Flying Horses Carousel, Edgartown Yacht Club, East Chop Lighthouse and the ferry.
New York City Gift
The Big Apple is a popular travel destination all year long. Brewster’s New York City needlepoint belt features several iconic city landmarks including the Statue of Liberty, Freedom Tower, Brooklyn Bridge, Wall Street, the High Line, MSG, a subway entrance, a New York City taxi, Guggenheim Museum, Chrysler Building, Washington Square Park, Times Square and the Empire State Building. This New York City belt makes a great gift for anyone who loves The Big Apple.
No matter where you travel this summer…whether it’s to your local pool or abroad, you can create a memorable needlepoint gift full of travel memories. In addition to detailed city and landscape belts, Brewster Belt Company also has state flag and state image belts for all 50 U.S. states. Check out the website for needlepoint belt design ideas or create your own custom design.