Gifts

Best Black Friday Deals for the Whole Family

Family sitting on the floor opening presentsThe holiday season is full of many things: food, family, friends, fun, and sometimes fruitcake. But for many, the holidays mean one thing–shopping! As the weather cools down, the shopping deals heat up. And if you’re talking Black Friday deals, then you’re talking Rent-A-Center’s language! We prepare our inventory each year to be a deal-shopper’s paradise. Whether it’s the latest tech or new designer purses, Rent-A-Center is your one-stop-shop for deals.Read Story

4 Best Tech Gifts for Valentine’s Day

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They’re the first to download a new app, and you’ll find them at the very front of the line when a new smartphone is released. Their hobbies include talking about computers, trying out new electronics, and reading about the latest gadgets.

Did we just describe your Valentine? If your better half is the ultimate tech-lover, go beyond roses and chocolates this Valentine’s Day, and check out the hottest 2019 gifts for techies!Read Story

Father’s Day Gift Idea: Hand-Painted Coffee Mug

Father's Day DIY Mug

Want to make Dad a Father’s Day present? How about one he can use all the time? Then try your hand at painting a mug for him. It costs less than $10 to make, it’s customizable, and it will leave an impression long after that final sip of morning coffee.

Whether you’re painting a mug for a dad celebrating his first Father’s Day, or you’re looking for a craft your kids can get excited about, this easy DIY project is the one.

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Easy Mother’s Day DIY: Air-Dry Clay Vase

Mothers Day Clay Vase

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and we have just the DIY gift to make Mom’s day: a handmade, personalized vase. With air-dry clay and the basic pinch-pot method, it’s easy to make. After you’re done, just fill with flowers, and you’re good to go. We don’t know what’s better — the thoughtfulness of the gift, or the joy it will bring Mom.

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This DIY Back-to-School Teacher Gift Rules

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The end of summer is near, which means it’s time to pick up those school supplies and get the kids ready for the classroom. But supplies shouldn’t be the only things they take with them on that first day. How about a gift for the teacher who’s going to spend the next year helping them grow?

We have just the DIY project for a back-to-school teacher gift: a ruler planter.

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Poll: What Will You Give Your Valentine?

Beauty happy girl with Valentine gift candy box.

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day or Singles Awareness Day–chances are someone (maybe even yourself) is looking forward to getting a gift from you!

Gift-giving can always be tricky though! There are so many factors that play into it; it gets hard not to over think! During this season, it’s not uncommon to ask yourself complicated questions like the ones below.

How much money should you spend? Will it be awkward if the person who’s receiving the gift doesn’t get one for you? Is the gift too serious or informal for the current state of the relationship? And let’s not the dreaded, are we dating?  Or even, are we even dating?

If you’re overthinking, you’re in good company. Want to compare your gift of choice to what other people are considering? We’ve created a poll to help you gauge what other readers like you are gifting this season! Read Story

Give the Gift of Rent-A-Center Products During the Holidays

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The holiday season can be hard on your wallet, especially when it comes to buying thoughtful gifts for the ones you love most. Fortunately, there’s an alternative: At Rent-A-Center, you can give big gifts for small payments. It’s better than layaway because you take the products you want home today, and you’ll create holiday joy—not holiday debt—with no credit needed. Here are a few of the products available at Rent-A-Center that you’ll want to add to your holiday wish list.Read Story

3 Ways to Make Magic Happen at RAC During the Holidays

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For all of the excitement and joy that gift-giving brings, holiday shopping can sometimes be daunting, stressful and expensive. Fortunately, Rent-A-Center has a few ways to help you save money and stay focused on the important reasons for the season: family, friends and celebrating everything that you are grateful and thankful for. Learn how Magic Happens Here at Rent-A-Center this holiday season.Read Story