Galentine’s Day with Minted

Posted on: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

hi friends! WHERE DID JANUARY GO? the month flew by and I can’t believe it’s almost February and the month of love! 💗💕

I’ve never been a huge Valentine’s Day fan (mostly because I was single for a looong time✌🏼) and thought the holiday was kind of forced and cheesy. 😝 random fun story though – one year in college, my friend Tess and I threw a party on February 14th with the theme/tagline “bring a bottle, not a date” because we were so anti-Valentine’s Day and wanted to spend time with our lady besties instead. it was hilarious and very fun and now I want to go look through old FB albums to find those ridiculous photos….and also re-create that party like 6 years later.

anyway, along the lines of doing things a little differently for Valentine’s Day…have you guys ever celebrated “GALentine’s Day” in February instead or in addition to ‘regular’ V-Day? THIS feels like a “holiday” I can get behind. when minted asked me to send some love notes to celebrate Galentine’s Day, I thought it would be a fun opportunity to celebrate the rad, inspiring ladies in my life. 👯 after all, “love day” doesn’t mean you should just celebrate your significant other! i picked out these mini foil-pressed heart shaped cards and spent the afternoon writing some old fashioned valentines to my sisters and lady friends. i love that these cards are small and shaped like a heart; they kind of remind me of the valentines you would put in your classmates Valentine’s Day boxes in elementary school. and…these cards have gold foil which is always an A+ in my book.

i always love getting mail from friends (does anyone want to be pen pals, btw? 🙋🏼 ) and hope these cards brighten my friends’ days! celebrating girlfriends and reminding them why they are important to you and why you love them is a tradition I can alwayssss get behind.  💌

in case you’re interested, here’s a few other custom gift ideas for love day/month, no matter who you want to celebrate! (and they can be printed in gold foil ✨, oooh la la!): for your spouse: custom vow prints  // for the cook: custom recipe print (i love this so much!) // for your bf/gf/bestie: custom photo with a quote print // for the grandparents/parents: custom kids drawn artwork print (so sweet 💗) // for your mom, bestie or anyone that’s special to you: this heart shaped custom photo gift (I actually made one of these for my mom on Mother’s Day a few years ago and it’s still hanging in her kitchen!) //
thanks for reading! 💕



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