Easiest way to make yourself look Awesome? Personalize everything.

by Angie [A Whole Lot of Nothing] on October 20, 2009

in Info Sites,Shopping,Sponsored

I’m not really what you’d call a high class woman, but I would describe myself as pretty effing Awesome. Being the Awesome person I am can be time-consuming and cost money, but because I’m pretty effing Awesome, I spend time looking for deals to make it LOOK like I spent money.

That’s where places like Tiny Prints come into my life. Pretty effing Awesome stuff for not a lot of monies.

Tiny Prints is one of those online stationery stores your friends send you to with a link saying, “Check out THIS cute baby photo announcement!” and “I totally want this for my Xmas card this year!” and “Mama must have this personalized gift tag or I will die 1000 deaths.” I know it’s not just me sending these messages to my friends because Tiny Prints has been on my radar for at least the last year as a must-shop for stationery and photo cards. When I was approached to do multiple reviews for Tiny Prints, well, HELLO? Am I going to turn away the opportunity to send out that “Oh Em Gee, this design is PERFECT for us this year” message to my bloggy friends? Heck no. Bring ‘em on.

The first two items I ordered are the personalized gift tag stickers for our Christmas gifts and matching personalized thank you cards. Being the silly, snarky mo’fo I am, I picked out the cheeziest design I could find and personalized them with my own punny snarkasm.

Having the personalized gift tags ready to go for any gifts we give out really applies to my “Aiming Low” philosophy of living: no need to think; just stick & give. I must say, I was surprised at the quality of the stickers considering they’re only $7 for an entire personalized set of 24. You can’t even find an embroidered Christmas sweater for $7, much less find anything personalized for $7. Bonus: you’ll look pretty effing Awesome to your gift recipient with a personalized gift tag. They’ll think you paid much more that you did for the scented candle you found on sale at the $1 store that’s inside the box you’re giving them. WIN/WIN

The first thing my husband said to me when I told him our thank you cards arrived: “Are you actually going to send them this year?” Pshaw. Of course I’ll be sending the personalized thank you cards this year. They say “Awesome” right on the card. How can I NOT send them out? Plus, they make me look pretty effing Awesome because they’re printed on such high-quality card stock. (Like, the nice stuff.) Just like the gift tag stickers, the personalized thank you cards are priced well to help you look like you’re the pretty effing Awesome person you are.

I urge you to send a gift to Messy Semi Clean House this year. You’ll get a pretty effing Awesome thank you card in return. Even if it is just to spite my husband for doubting me.

Also, we like presents, and we have no shame.

If you’re extra lucky, you’ll get a $1 store scented candle with a pretty effing Awesome gift tag sticker on the outside. You’re welcome.

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This post is sponsored by Tiny Prints. I received the products shown in return for this review.

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1 Hockeyman October 21, 2009 at 9:34 am

Don’t make me snap photos of all our never before used thank you notes…
.-= Hockeyman´s last blog ..A State-cation =-.

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2 SoyLicious Candles October 21, 2009 at 4:36 pm

Thanks this is really neat and sometimes we all need a pick up.

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3 CP October 22, 2009 at 4:17 am

Please excuse the interruption.

This is a Public Service Announcement from Certifiable Princess:
Hello. My name is CP. I see you are attending Avitable’s Halloween Party
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You may now resume your regularly scheduled comments. :)
.-= CP´s last blog ..Okay. Enough of the depressive bullshit. =-.

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4 Grumble Girl October 22, 2009 at 9:35 am

I love Tiny Prints stuff, and I love looking like I spent all the monies when I really didn’t. Maybe I’ll actually order some this year… thanks for the reminder, Awesome Lady!
.-= Grumble Girl´s last blog ..Pizza Love =-.

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5 Rick @ Tiny Prints October 23, 2009 at 6:34 pm

Grumble Girl – if you go with Tiny Prints this year, be sure to reach out for a discount code:) That goes with everyone else as well. I can be found on Twitter @paperfans
.-= Rick @ Tiny Prints ´s last blog ..You Tell Us: Celebrating Halloween in School =-.

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6 Kelley @ Magnetoboldtoo October 23, 2009 at 3:49 am

meh. I don’t send out thankyou cards. People already know I am awesome.

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7 thatgirlblogs October 24, 2009 at 1:57 am

love tinyprints. use them all the time with 100% happiness.

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8 Al_Pal October 26, 2009 at 5:50 am

I’ve heard of the awesome that is Tiny Prints. Awesome.
.-= Al_Pal´s last blog ..My new creative outlet: Bread Puddings! =-.

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9 Melissa (MBonn) October 27, 2009 at 11:04 am

Lane Bryant, TinyPrints, You and I speak the same language. I got adorable invitations and thanks you’s for my SIL’s baby shower and they were so cheap and looked super expensive. And saved my wrists from having to write everything out.

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10 Michelle November 3, 2009 at 1:13 pm

Usually I never go to people’s websites from Twitter….made an exception and glad I did. You’re hilarious and made me smile. Thanks! Now I feel retarted.

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11 Luther Folwell November 4, 2009 at 6:57 am

Hi, interesting post. I have been pondering this issue,so thanks for sharing. I will certainly be subscribing to your blog. Keep up the good work

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