You also know I'm a busy mom and my crafting time is becoming more and more limited. So how can you still sent a special note or thank you that shows you put time and effort into creating something beautiful for the recipient? The answer to that question, is using Tiny Prints, online maker of premium personalized stationary. According to their own description:
Tiny Prints was created by three friends who share a love of babies and an appreciation for giving and receiving good paper. Seeing paper and hand-written notes increasingly taking a back seat to email and digital communications, we set out to restore the excitement and the days of announcements, invitations and "just-because" notes in everyone's mailboxes. Having worked in ecommerce in Silicon Valley for many years and sharing a passion for new technology that makes people's lives easier and more convenient, we were inspired to build a website that made shopping for paper fun, easy and even better than the store shopping experience. As recent new parents ourselves, we were especially drawn to the baby market after personally going through the frustrating experience of trying to shop for unique, high-quality birth announcements online.
Their clean and classic designs are beautiful, I especially liked browsing their selection of story card birth announcements, and how the inside of the card is designed as well. My favorite one in that category is the Tiny Transport, I really like how the bright and colorful illustrations continue inside and how you can incorporate a photo on the front and inside. You can even get matching thank you cards and address labels. I am a sucker for a complete and coordinated look so as soon as I saw that, I was hooked!
As we're not expecting a new little one yet, I moved onto the birthday party invitations. We've got ER's 3rd coming up next month and I found the perfect ones for her! Her favorite show continues to be the Wonder Pets and this is by far the cutest interpretation of the three I've seen, ever! In fact, Tiny Prints has a whole slew of Nickelodeon themed invitations. I also really liked The Backyardigans Happy Hill, that you can add your child's picture to. That one also has matching thank you cards, address labels, and gift tag stickers.
Last year we had a tropical themed birthday party for ER and Tiny Prints has a whole bunch of summer themed invitations you can choose from for all your summer entertaining. Many of these would've also coordinated perfectly with our 2 year birthday party, like Tiki Time. My favorites in this category are the Swimming Pool: Siren or Watermelon Bite.Oh and those thank you notes I mentioned before, how about customizing this Photo Band: White card with personal photos? There is just enough space to leave a short message. I love these, so to my personal family and friends, don't be surprised if you start getting some of these in the mail from me!
Tiny Prints has so many options, it would take me a long time to share all my favorites like the Perched Birds family stationary, their extensive collection of moving announcements that even include specific locations Philadelphia, fun and funky teen styles like Superstar Doodles, and of course they also have lots of holiday cards and wedding invitations with lots of coordinating accessories as well as a complete business line.
Tiny Prints Giveaway
Win a $50 Gift Certificate to Tiny Prints!
Tiny Prints recently started several new Facebook Pages, each one highlighting one of their new product lines. Visit them below:
Eco-Friendly Invitations, Cards & Announcements
Business Stationery, Greetings Cards & Invitations
Holiday Photo Cards, Greetings and Invitations
Wedding Paper Divas Invitations
To win you will need to:
1. Become a “fan”* of one or more of Tiny Print's Facebook pages listed above and post a comment on the “wall” containing a link to your favorite Tiny Prints or Wedding Paper Divas product.
2. Come back to Katie's Nesting Spot and leave a comment on THIS blog post identifying yourself as a participant.
3. You have until Friday July 10, 2009, midnight EST to enter.
As an added incentive, Tiny Prints will also be drawing three people at random from each Facebook page to win an additional $50 gift certificate when we reach 400 fans. So if you haven't joined Facebook, now is the time!
Don't have a Facebook account?
You can still enter this giveaway. Visit Tiny Prints and find a favorite Tiny Prints card, save it in your Tiny Prints account. You can add it as a Favorite by clicking on the red heart at the bottom of the description. Then leave a comment on this post letting me know that you did that. Accounts are free and you do not have to opt-in for their newsletter.
You can earn extra entries by: Leave an extra comment for each additional entry and remember you MUST do the two things listed above FIRST
1. Publicly follow Katie's Nesting Spot
2. Following me on Twitter, tweeting about the giveaway, and leaving a link to your tweet with your comment ~ you can tweet daily and earn extra entries, one more per day!
3. Adding my URL to your Tiny Prints Facebook wall comment
4. Blog about this giveaway and link back to Tiny Prints and me
The winner will have 48 hours to respond to my email telling them they've won, a valid email must be provided or linked with your blogger account.
Disclaimer: Thank you to Tiny Prints for providing the products for this giveaway.