A $150 Giveaway With Minted!

This Christmas when it comes to actually getting all dressed up to take our family photos, Peter and I both weren’t that into it. I am starting to think the more he shoots things, and the more we do blog photos together, we yearn for more relaxed photos in any other situation. 
One night, after my mom asked me about our picture plans, I decided we should just get it over with. I wanted to capture a very normal moment in time. That moment was 7pm, and a very tired mama, baby, and toddler. Peter had just gotten in from a set job, and despite that cheesy smile, he was feeling it too. Normal stuff. We took so many photos on the tripod, and they all make me giggle a little because they are so very… us. They’re dorky, silly, kind of off, and absolutely perfect in my eyes. 
If I remember correctly, they are the only real photos of us as a family of four. I think it’s the best way to reintroduce ourselves to our loved ones, and wish them well all at the same time. We took so many that I couldn’t decide which silly ones to put up. So I just chose one. 
In celebration of such a fantastic season, I’ve teamed up with Minted once again. Minted also created Oak’s birth announcements (he was so tiny!), and my family still talks about them. I am thrilled we are collaborating once again. Now you can get your holiday cards created with Minted as well! 
Minted is offering one lucky reader a $150 credit to use on their personalized cards! Awesome right?
“Our purpose in life is to uncover exceptional design from all over the world and bring this to savvy consumers who won’t accept anything else.”

To enter the giveaway, head on over to Minted and check out their exceptional holiday cards for 2014, and then come back here and let me know which style you’d like for yourself in the comments. (I personally love the foil pressed cards.) I will pick a winner Friday, December 5th. Good luck! 

50 thoughts on “A $150 Giveaway With Minted!

  • Reply charity || west coast whimsy November 26, 2014 at 6:43 am

    so hard to choose! but the "best is yet to come" one would be very poignant for my family this particular year.

  • Reply Erin W. November 26, 2014 at 7:26 am

    I love the winding road card! The gold foil is so pretty!

  • Reply Danielle Pershouse November 26, 2014 at 12:43 pm

    I really like this collaged photo Christmas tree: http://www.minted.com/product/holiday-photo-cards/MIN-9Y5-HYC

    I think it would be a great way of sending photos from throughout the year to far flung friends and family.

  • Reply Amanda C November 26, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    I too like the foil cards. My favorite is the Aglow, simple and classic!

  • Reply Amanda Hoyt November 26, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    I love the Aglow Holiday Photo Cards! thank you for this opportunity!

  • Reply marlafon November 26, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    I like the Snowflake Wishes card with rose foil! Thanks for hosting! Merry Christmas!

  • Reply twobutterflies November 26, 2014 at 2:25 pm

    I love the simplicity of the Aglow card. Thanks!!

  • Reply Meg Ruth November 26, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    LOOOVE the foil Be Merry!

  • Reply Natalie November 26, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    Love the foil! Awesome giveaway!! β€οΈπŸŽ„πŸ˜˜

  • Reply megan rhadigan-brack November 26, 2014 at 2:49 pm

    Really lovely! I like the foil pressed berry wreath designs best!

  • Reply Haley November 26, 2014 at 2:57 pm

    Loving the winter brush in gold!

  • Reply The Veda House November 26, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    Hi There! Thanks for hosting such a beautiful giveaway! I got married this year and really wanted to use foiling in the wedding invites, but budgets didn't allow. Would love to send a foiled card out for our first holiday as a married couple! Crossing my fingers πŸ™‚

  • Reply Lindsey Porter November 26, 2014 at 3:59 pm

    i love the "happy everything" card. it is so simple but totally sweet and adorable πŸ™‚

  • Reply Mrs. Gruss November 26, 2014 at 5:25 pm

    I think the Glaze cards are beautiful! Thanks.

  • Reply skaggs November 26, 2014 at 5:33 pm

    love the foil pressed cards too!

  • Reply Anonymous November 26, 2014 at 5:43 pm

    I too love the foil pressed cards. With a baby due right at the new year I would love to use one of the happy new year cards to introduce our child to family & friends! I would pick one of the simple gold foil cards where we could spell out baby's name, weight, height and birth date along with a special message from us, the new parents!

  • Reply Tasha November 26, 2014 at 6:59 pm

    I love the foil pressed cards, but those ornament cards are really cute too. Great giveaway and happy Thanksgiving!

  • Reply Jessica Vellucci November 26, 2014 at 7:27 pm

    They have so many beautiful cards. I chose Minted for my save-the-dates and was so pleased with the product. For the holidays, the Stringed Noel is my favorite. Thanks for such a great giveaway. Happy holidays πŸ™‚

  • Reply Rachel November 26, 2014 at 7:52 pm

    I agree the foil stamped holiday cards are the most beautiful! I really love the ones with a cursive font atop a photograph.

  • Reply One Little Star November 26, 2014 at 8:04 pm

    The twinkle twinkle holiday photo card design would be perfect this year!

  • Reply NUBIENNE November 26, 2014 at 8:11 pm

    The foil pressed cards are perfect! The Aglow and Joyous are my favorites!

  • Reply Sylvia November 26, 2014 at 8:39 pm

    I'm not looking to win the giveaway, I just wanted to say I loved your post on ABM but couldn't comment there because my computer is being slow and wouldn't load the comments section so I thought I'd pop over here and see if I could leave a comment here (and apparently I can XD). Anyway, it was a beautiful post, and your hair is gorgeous!

    Also, that family photo at the top is adorable – River's hands on her little brother's face are just awww <3

  • Reply Ashley November 26, 2014 at 9:20 pm

    I really like the "sweeping joy" card. I am hoping to send a Christmas card/birth announcement duo this year and that would be perfect!

  • Reply Heather Green November 26, 2014 at 9:28 pm

    I'm a big fan of the "destination luggage tag holiday photo cards." They are so adorable. Happy Holidays!

  • Reply Nicole Turnbull November 26, 2014 at 9:56 pm

    I have my heart set on this one!

    We just bought a house and are having a baby in January so we want it to be both a moving announcement and to share our joy! I love that they address them for you for FREE! Perfect when you are busy panicking about the nursery and what to put in the hospital bag all while preparing for the holidays and having to waddle around and be out of breath. I love it!

  • Reply Heidi Robbins November 26, 2014 at 11:42 pm

    I'm loving the Winter Brush Christmas card! It's so classy!

  • Reply CarlyMaria November 27, 2014 at 3:01 am

    what a fun giveaway! I love the design that is a christmas tree made of photos!

  • Reply wendy wallach November 27, 2014 at 3:41 am

    I like the destination luggage tags

  • Reply Lisa Gutierrez November 27, 2014 at 3:46 am

    Those foil-stamped cards are top notch! I like the "Snowflake Wishes" design. I've been thinking about our card off and on, the past few days. I, too, am leaning toward a more relaxed photo for this year. Perhaps I'll catch a candid moment tomorrow, at Thanksgiving.

  • Reply Sarah Wolfman-Robichaud November 27, 2014 at 5:27 am

    It's a wonderful life is fabulous! πŸ™‚

  • Reply The Smart Savvy Mama November 27, 2014 at 5:44 am

    Loving the Sparkling Be Merry by Jill Means card. So cute! Julie smartsavvymama@gmail.com

  • Reply Tamara Creech November 27, 2014 at 8:12 am

    Bright Future card!

  • Reply Anonymous November 27, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    Happy Thanksgiving Latonya to you & your adorable little family <3
    I love this photo of the four of you. I think the photos that are taken spur of the moment are the best!
    I visited MINTED and I fell in love with their whole collection but the one I loved most was the Holiday Ornament!
    If I had to choose from that collection I would pick Classic Curve or Sparkling Be Merry.

  • Reply The Fam November 27, 2014 at 2:44 pm

    Be Merry is my first pick!

  • Reply Anonymous November 27, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    That's a wonderful photo of the family! Happy Thanksgiving from Sweden!

  • Reply Kristen November 27, 2014 at 10:46 pm

    I like the one called Rustic Christmas.

  • Reply ashlyn November 27, 2014 at 10:47 pm

    I love minted too and have used them for years. My favorite is the roadside attraction. Love your blog. Happy thanksgiving.

  • Reply Autumn November 28, 2014 at 6:19 pm

    Minted is great. This giveaway is fab. Sprinkles foil print would be my choice. Love the rose gold option, too. Happy holidays!

  • Reply Jenndiggy November 28, 2014 at 6:38 pm

    I like the classic greetings holiday minibookβ„’ cards. They are so cute and are a new take on the Christmas letter!

    jenndiggy at gmail dot com

  • Reply StyleStache November 28, 2014 at 7:34 pm

    Love the Mellow Yellow Holidays cards!! Thanks for the fun giveaway!!

  • Reply Lyka Walton November 29, 2014 at 3:10 am

    I really love their holiday luggage tag cards!

  • Reply Julie November 30, 2014 at 2:51 am

    I like the glimmer card thanks aunteegem@yahhoo.com

  • Reply Miranda November 30, 2014 at 11:45 pm

    I love nonchalant

  • Reply Gary December 1, 2014 at 4:03 am

    I like the Aglow Holiday Cards

  • Reply Anonymous December 1, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    I love Snowflake Wishes! ~AK

  • Reply Lesly Christensen December 1, 2014 at 6:25 pm

    I love the merry & bright hand lettered holiday cards.

  • Reply Laura December 1, 2014 at 11:23 pm

    I like the aglow cards!

  • Reply Anonymous December 3, 2014 at 10:41 pm

    I like the "may your days be merry" holiday postcards! Cute and simple!

    @dottidee on IG

  • Reply Elizabeth December 4, 2014 at 3:25 am

    Merrily! β™₯β™₯

  • Reply LaTonya Yvette December 8, 2014 at 1:04 am

    Thank you Sylvia!!

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