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Happy Mail Happy Hour + Minted GIVEAWAY!

by Lila on February 4, 2015

Happy Mail Happy HourMy favorite part of any holiday is that it encourages community. I get so caught up in the comings and goings of life, I find it easy to forget to reach out to people and tell them how important they are to me. But when a holiday like Valentine’s Day rolls around, I get excited about finding ways to show my people that I care.

Happy Mail Happy HourNow, I will be the first to admit that I do not always succeed in following through on my excitement about sending out thoughtful messages. Occasionally I have found a piece of beautifully packaged mail, ready to go, and waiting for an address in a pile on my desk, never having found its way to the person who it was intended for. Yes, this has happened… more than once.

Lucky for me the lovely Bobbie of Even if Nobody Reads This hosted one of her fabulous Happy Mail Happy Hours just in time for me to be truly ready to celebrate all the love this Valentine’s Day! Minted sponsored Bobbie’s happy event this time around and I think it may have been thebest one yet! Surrounded by beautiful paper, delicious food, and incredible company, I found my space to celebrate, collaborate, and create.

Happy Mail Happy HourThe venue was beautiful, the company inspiring, the paper gorgeous! Printed garland hung between chandeliers. Minted Valentine’s Day cards sat waiting for us to fill with sweet messages. There was also a drool-worthy cocktail created by none-other-than Ashley Rose Kirschling, mixologist extraordinaire. There is something about a signature cocktail that makes me feel a little bit special. Ashely combined some of my favorite flavors, grapefruit and ginger, together with a crazy-good new flavor of Skyy vodka, Texas Grapefruit, to create a dangerously delicious concoction. She also gave me tips on how to perfect my homemade ginger syrup and brought her own set of vintage glassware. Need I say more?

Happy Mail Happy HourIt is no secret that I love paper. So much. Minted had me swooning at the shades of blush and cream that covered the table. I have a particularly large crush on their classroom Valentine sets. Too much cute!

Happy Mail Happy HourHappy Mail Happy HourIf you are still figuring out what to do for your Valentine this year, you are in luck! Lingering Daydreams is hosting a Minted giveaway and one lucky winner will get $125 to be spent on the Minted website. Whether it be the perfect set of Valentines for your child’s classroom party, a collection of cards to send to your loved ones, or a beautiful art print for that special person in your life, you can find it at Minted.com. To enter, go to the Minted website, find something you love, and leave a comment about it below. Act fast! Entry closes at midnight THIS Friday! The winner will be posted here on Saturday morning! Good luck!

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Congratulations to Tiffany Morris!! Enjoy a little shopping spree at www.Minted.com!

Happy Mail Happy HourAll photos from this post taken by the talented Kelly Popejoy. Thank you Kelly!

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Sharilyn February 4, 2015 at 9:10 am

I love all of the colors and designs that Minted offers. I have ordered my Christmas card from them before and was very happy with the product I received. I also really love the baby announcements they have!

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Carla (@charliesue) February 4, 2015 at 9:45 am

Oh, this was SUCH a fun night and it was so great to see you (and your GORGEOUS SKIRT. and our matching flannel.)

PS- that thing about finding little packages all addressed and completed but never sent? ME. TOO.

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kate @ undeniable style February 4, 2015 at 10:17 am

I’ve been trying to decide on an art print from minted FOREVER! love them all!

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Carolyn February 4, 2015 at 10:23 am

I just discovered Minted the other day, love it!

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Melissa Nelson February 4, 2015 at 10:51 am

I am in love with the “Sum Total” art print (and all of the V-day cards too!)

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Whitney K. February 4, 2015 at 10:56 am

I loved Minted.com too! They’re wonderful for parties and I can’t wait to use them for my upcoming wedding :)

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Tatyanna February 4, 2015 at 12:10 pm

What a lovely event. Gorgeous. :) I love the minted minibook invitation cards, very cool idea.

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Lisa February 4, 2015 at 12:53 pm

I really like the foil pressed cards and art, very pretty.

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Andrea Hayden February 4, 2015 at 1:38 pm

I have my eye on the “Up and Away Save the Date Cards.” I’m sending out Save the Dates soon and would lovvveeee to have these!

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Kristen P. February 4, 2015 at 3:49 pm
Liz February 4, 2015 at 6:01 pm

I love their save the dates! And the guest addressing!

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Tiffany February 4, 2015 at 6:59 pm

I love the Vintage Blush Wedding invites- they’d be so perfect for my 1940s themed wedding this summer!

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Lila February 7, 2015 at 7:38 pm

Congrats Tiffany!! I hope you get those gorgeous wedding invites! Would love to see pictures!!

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Katie February 4, 2015 at 8:35 pm

I’ve been a long time fan of Minted (their stationary is THE best)! I have my eye on the watercolor lotus stationary…it would be perfect for Valentine’s day or anything spring related!

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valerie sobus February 4, 2015 at 8:44 pm

welp, i’m a little biased because I just had my first baby a week ago (can’t believe it’s already been a week!) but i love their birth announcements! i love their regular ones/post card ones and also adore that they have magnet birth announcements you can order too! :)

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Jenny England February 5, 2015 at 2:59 am

I just love the look of these….

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Elisa February 5, 2015 at 5:11 am

I love the Heart Snapshot Mix photo art. I would love to fill it with old family photos (including past generations) and display it in my home! Thanks!

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Laura February 5, 2015 at 6:47 am

I really really love the petite bebe baby shower invitations! I’d love to send them out for my upcoming baby shower on March 22nd!

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Jennifer Barr February 5, 2015 at 9:09 am

I love the Vintage Metallic Glass Ornaments

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Holly Wright February 5, 2015 at 10:46 am

I really love the Paris Lights Wedding Invitations! I am getting married on July 18th 2015 and these would be perfect!

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Lea Anna February 5, 2015 at 1:05 pm
Terumi February 5, 2015 at 1:47 pm

Minted is amazing! I can’t believe they now make fabric! I love the smart cookie classroom valentines. And I love the idea of a Happy Mail Happy Hour:)

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wen budro February 5, 2015 at 1:58 pm

I love the How do I love thee? art print. That would make such a wonderful gift.

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latanya February 5, 2015 at 4:30 pm

I like the savonnerie fabric

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Tara February 5, 2015 at 6:34 pm

I love the Five Alarm Children’s Birthday Party Invitations. My son loves fire trucks!

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Jennifer Nielsen February 5, 2015 at 7:45 pm

I really love the School Valentine’s Day foil sunglasses Valentines in teal. My daughter would love these and so do I!

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Leah Shumack February 5, 2015 at 10:25 pm

I would love one of the classroom kits for my daughter! They are perfect for Valentine’s Day!

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Debbie February 5, 2015 at 10:49 pm

That cupcake party decor set looks sweet!

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Kelly February 6, 2015 at 8:23 am

I love everything about minted!

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LH February 6, 2015 at 3:56 pm

So excited for this. I love the Scalloped edges on the cards! xx

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Taj Kingston (Tonya Hampton) February 6, 2015 at 5:21 pm

I just love the pretty ink wreath foil-pressed business cards from Minted!

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rebretta February 6, 2015 at 8:20 pm

would love to get these for my toddler’s 3rd bday in april http://www.minted.com/product/kids-party-invitations/MIN-EK2-CBP/garden-tea?org=photo

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