Sketch a Compliment: Boost Spirits on National Compliment Day with Piccles

Jon Zajac
Jon Zajac

Jon is Cofounder & Chief Product Officer at Piccles

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National Compliment Day
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Introduction to National Compliment Day

National Compliment Day, observed annually on January 24th, is a holiday dedicated to expressing admiration, kindness, and positive regard for the people around us. It's a day that turns ordinary interactions into opportunities for uplift and encouragement. Traditionally, it's celebrated through simple acts of giving genuine compliments to friends, family, colleagues, and even strangers. Similar to the gratitude displayed on Thanksgiving or the affection shared on Valentine's Day, National Compliment Day is associated with the warmth and joy that come from making others feel valued and appreciated.

Piccles: A New Way to Celebrate National Compliment Day

Enter Piccles, a digital canvas that opens up a delightful new avenue to express commendations on National Compliment Day. This user-friendly platform expands the holiday's tradition into the digital realm, allowing people to communicate their appreciation through creative and personal drawings. Using Piccles, each stroke becomes a testament to someone's qualities, transforming compliments from spoken words to visual masterpieces. The charm of Piccles lies in its ability to turn every drawing, no matter how imperfect, into a meaningful token of appreciation, making the celebration of this day even more memorable.

Connecting National Compliment Day with Piccles

Piccles bridges the gap between verbal praise and artistic expression. On National Compliment Day, you can use Piccles to draw a portrait of someone you admire, illustrate their best qualities, or create a digital 'compliment card.' These personal pieces of art can be shared directly with individuals or through social media, spreading joy and kindness seamlessly across communities. Even for virtual teams or distant friends and family, Piccles can host a shared drawing space where people collaboratively create a ‘compliments mural,’ celebrating the positive impact they've had on each other's lives. It's about taking the time-honored tradition of giving compliments and reimagining it in a way that connects and resonates with people in our digital age.

Certified fresh Piccles prompts

  1. Compliment art: Prompt users to illustrate a compliment they received recently, fostering positive energy.
  2. Draw your hero: Ask users to draw their role model. The end result is a flood of inspiring figures.
  3. Hidden messages: Users draw a picture hiding a compliment in it, encouraging creativity and Eagle-eye playfulness.
  4. Compliment collage: Users can be instructed to make one large collage of compliments they received and value.
  5. Draw and complement: Users draw themselves, and fellow users leave compliments on their interpretation.
  6. Favorite trait: Invite users to draw their favorite trait about a loved one and share why.
  7. Piccle exchange: Implement a 'draw a compliment for someone else' feature to boost interaction.
  8. Self-love: Prompt users to draw themselves and add a compliment to boost self-esteem.
  9. Heartfelt illustrations: Allow users to draw a compliment that they would like to give to someone but haven't yet.
  10. Best compliment ever: Ask users to draw the best compliment they ever received to reflect on positive experiences.
  11. Happy compliment day: All Piccles drawings made on this day have an attached compliment for the artist to spread good vibes.
  12. Colorful Compliment: An event where the color of your drawing equals the type of compliment you give.
  13. Storm of compliments: Create a special layout to display an explosion of compliment drawings.
  14. Compliment inspiration: Users draw a word or phrase from a compliment to create inspiration or a reminder for themselves.
  15. Compliment roulette: Random compliment prompts to encourage diverse thinking and creativity.
  16. Compliment the world: Users are asked to compliment a place in the world through their drawings.
  17. Compliment your past self: Invite users to draw a compliment for their past-self, promoting reflection and self-growth.
  18. Future compliment: Ask users to draw a compliment they wish for in the future.
  19. Compliment chain: Create a feature for users to draw a compliment in response to another user's compliment.
  20. Overcoming challenges: Ask users to draw a compliment to someone they have had a disagreement with, promoting empathy and compassion.
  21. Daily compliments: Invite users to draw a different compliment every day, focusing on various aspects of life.
  22. Compliments to strangers: Encourage users to draw compliments to strangers, fostering a sense of connection and kindness.
  23. Compliment actions: Urge people to draw kind actions they've seen to compliment deeds, not just people.
  24. Favorite compliment: Users illustrate their favorite compliment, generating conversations about self-esteem and validation.
  25. Compliment yourself: Users draw a compliment they would love to give themselves, promoting self-love and confidence.