• Thank you Minted for sponsoring this post! While this was a sponsored opportunity from Minted, all content and opinions expressed here are my own.

    Hi, friends! Happy Monday!

    We tackled a few new project this past weekend, but the majority of our house is still in shambles. GAH! Boxes everywhere. When will the unpacking madness end!? However, Quinn’s playroom is coming along nicely. We still need to hang curtains and a few more things on the walls (we want to make an epic collage wall), but we finally have a place for all of his toys and books, so at least we’re getting organized!


    When Minted reached out about working together, I knew that I wanted to pick something special for Quinn’s playroom to really make it his own. I immediately loved their children’s room signs and thought one would perfect for his room. Minted has so many amazing and adorable designs, it was actually sort of tough to choose! Related: Did you know that Minted’s designs and art are sourced from their community of independent artists through design competitions? How cool is that?

    Dragon Breath Room Decor Signs

    I eventually decided on the shark bait room sign in teal (it also comes in yellow and orange). It’s printed on TripleThick paper and includes a hanging ribbon that you can adjust accordingly to your needs.

    minted shark hanging

    The room signs from Minted are also priced right at just $16, so they’re an affordable addition to any kid’s room as well as a wonderful gift for a birthday or back-to-school. That said, here are some ideas for personalized gifts from the Minted baby & kids collection for the special little someone in your life.


    animals alphabet – love this print and seriously considering it for our collage wall in Quinn’s playroom

    Little Doodles Custom Name Labels

    little doodles custom name labels – an adorable way to label your kid’s things

    The Funniest Thing Notebooks

    the funniest thing notebook – a fun way to record your little one’s special/funny moments


    usa love location photo gift – a great gift for someone who loves where they live

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