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Category Archives: Personalized

  1. A Mamapicks Favourite: JIAE Boutique

    My all-time best go-to for gifts for little girls is JIAE Boutique (pronounced Jiya), where everything is personalized with bling.  Little girls are always thrilled to see their name on something…and the more sparkle, the better.  I love the hairbands, tutu skirts, tanks and other accessories.  I also love making my order online/by phone and picking up my gift in Thornhill.  So easy!  Check out the website for gift options for the whole family (boys too…).

    PeachyBuy is now offering a special  coupon for JIAE  goodies.  You have until the end of the day to take advantage of that.  Mamapicks is also excited to have one personalized hairband with gorgeous flower to  GIVE AWAY!  All you have to do is go to JIAE’s Facebook page and click Like…and drop me a note with the name you would like on your hairband.  The 5th person to write in will be the lucky winner!

    Posted in Contests & Giveaways, Cool Products, Gifts, Personalized.

  2. Personalized Prints on Sale!

    These are my favourite prints of all time for nurseries and kids’ rooms.  I love the style, colours, the personalized touch and the fact that they fit in an IKEA frame.  Did I mention that they are designed right here, in TO?  Until July 1st, buy one and get one free!  Check out PennyPeople on Etsy for more info.

    Posted in Cool Products, Deals, Decor, Gifts, Personalized.

  3. Teacher Gifts

    Last call from HoneyBunch, a local and wonderful online shop, to get a set of two 40-page notepads for $23 with guaranteed delivery for the end of the school year!

    Posted in Cool Products, Deals, Gifts, Personalized.

  4. Heartsy for Etsy

    Worlds collided in a really good way yesterday when I heard that my all time favourite Etsy (a website for all things hand-made) and my recent infatuation with Grouponish sites came together into something called Heartsy.  Heartsy is a Groupon-like site for Etsy.  So, if you like Etsy, you might want to subscribe to Heartsy.  Gotsy?

    P.s. above is this beautiful mom’s nest which makes for a personal and symbolic gift for Mother’s Day.  Great for your mom or mother-in-law if you order all of the grandkids’ names.

    Posted in Gifts, Personalized, Useful Info.

  5. Photo Notepads!

    Cool gift alert…especially for grandparents.  Send your favourite photo and have it printed in the background of a 100-page notepad with (or without) a personalized message.  Get 15% off your order with promo code: momfinds

    Posted in Cool Products, Gifts, Personalized.

  6. Simply Colors Promo Code

    Kids love personalized clothing…and really, don’t we all like something personal that we don’t have to return at the Gap?  Check out Simply Colors and enjoy their wonderful selection of kids clothes (…and now adult sizes available too!).  Enter code mamapicks for free shipping on your order.

    Posted in Gifts, Personalized.

  7. Best Mabel’s Labels Deal (Ever)

    I know I have enough Mabel’s Labels to last my kids another couple of years but…  I just think they are so useful that I will have to get more and will have to get some for gifts ahead of time too.  This deal is just too grand to pass up.  See combo packs, tag matesmamacards here.

    Posted in Deals, Gifts, Personalized.

  8. 20% off Alli’s Originals

    If you like personalized jewelry, Alli’s Originals are for you.  Enter code HOLIDAY2010 for your discount!  Offer valid until Nov. 19th.

    Posted in Deals, Gifts, Personalized.

  9. KidSpot Promotion

    This is a great promotion for back-to-school at an awesome little shop –  KidSpot is a great place to get embroidered stuff for kids.  Until the end of September,  receive a free personalized pencil case or water bottle with the purchase of a backpack  ( backpacks run $25-$30).  Visit them at the Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre or order online!  Don’t worry about the flyer, just say Mamapicks.

    Posted in Deals, Gifts, Personalized.

  10. Simply Colors special promotion!

    This is a great Canadian company…and we all know that kids love personalized clothing.  My son has just grown out of his favourite Polo shirt that was personalized with his name by a freind, so this promo is here just in time!

    Posted in Cool Products, Deals, Gifts, Personalized, sale.

  11. 15% off at You Name it Baby!

    You Name It Baby is celebrating their 5th birthday and giving 15% off all orders from August 8th -13th!  At You Name it Baby, a local Toronto shop, you will find amazing personalized gifts for great prices.  Use promo code 5BDAY at checkout.  This is one of Mamapicks’ favourite online shops.  Their service is great!

    Posted in Cool Products, Coupons, Personalized.

  12. Teacher Gift Ideas

    In December, I surveyed teachers about their favourite gifts.  The winners were gift certificates to malls and spas as well as personalized stationary.  Losers were soaps, candles and chocolates…

    Two personalized notepads from Honey Bunch are currently $23 for the pair and ship in 2 days.  Each pad contains 40 sheets.  Order this week and receive a furochic wrapping cloth for free.  Simply enter the code furochic at checkout.  What’s that?  It’s a cloth you use for wrapping gifts instead of paper.  Don’t worry, I didn’t know either!

    Posted in Gifts, Ideas, Personalized.

  13. Father’s Day Gift Idea

    This is a personalized hand-stamped golf marker set which could be perfect for the dad in your family.  It’s my daily Etsy find.  However, I have to admit that I don’t know what the hell a golf marker is.

    Posted in Cool Products, Gifts, Personalized.

  14. 20% off silhouette prints

    Get 20% off  beautiful silhouette prints from Honeybunch when you enter code may20 at checkout.  This is a great local online boutique & store with lots of unique items.  Promotion valid until May 29th.

    Posted in Coupons, Deals, Decor, Gifts, Personalized, sale.

  15. Mother’s Day Gift Idea

    Don’t you think this is a good gift for your mom if she has lots of grandchildren?

    Posted in Cool Products, Gifts, Personalized.

  16. Silhouette Necklace

    Mother’s Day is coming up next month and if you are looking for something creative and personal, you might like this idea.  Send the artist clear photos of the profiles of people (or pets??) and she will create this beautiful keepsake.  See Stella & Hodge’s Etsy shop for more details.

    Posted in Cool Products, Gifts, Ideas, Personalized.

  17. Mabels Labels Coupon Code

    By far, Mabel’s Labels rank high on the Mamapicks chart of useful kids’ products.  You can label everything from shoes to clothes with your child’s name.  The weather is looking so good…and it makes me want to label sand toys (!).  Enjoy 15% off your order with coupon code KIDS and you might get a little surprise with your order as Mabel’s Labels is celebrating their 7th birthday and adding goodies to random orders until March 17th!

    Posted in Coupons, Gifts, Personalized.

  18. New to this world…

    Love this fine art print, personalized for a newborn.  Created by an Australian designer (Freya Art & Design)…found on Etsy, of course.

    Posted in Cool Products, Gifts, Personalized.

  19. Etsy Find: Custom Stamps

    From an adorable Etsy shop called Craft Pudding (gotta love the name!), come these amazing custom stamps for girls and boys.  What kid wouldn’t love their own stamp?  You know those hard-to-shop-for 9-11 year olds?  This might be a great birthday gift for one of those…  Mention that you heard about it through Mamapicks in the ‘notes to seller’, and receive a free surprise little stamp along with your order.

    Posted in Cool Products, Gifts, Personalized.

  20. Alphabet Prints – 2 for 1 promotion!

    These gorgeous alphabet prints by Penny People Designs are the type of find that I want to share and keep to myself all at the same time.  My son has one in his room and I can’t help but admire it every time I see it.  I love the concept, the colours and of course…I am 100% into anything personalized (in case you haven’t noticed). The prints come in two sizes and fit into an IKEA  Ribba frame which makes framing so simple.

    Lindsay, the talented Toronto-based designer of the prints, just sent me information about an amazing promotion.  For every 13×19 print that you buy, you will get one free.  That’s a $25 saving!  Shipping is $13, but will include as many prints as you like.  To take advantage of this promotion, go to the online store and only place in your cart, the amount of prints you would like to buy.  Upon checkout, enter the promotion “Buy1 Get 1 free” in the notes to seller, as well as information about how you would like to personalize your free print(s).  This promotion runs until Feb. 3rd, 2010.  Please note that everything on Etsy is in US funds.

    Posted in Cool Products, Deals, Decor, Exclusive Discounts, Gifts, Personalized, sale.

  21. Etsy Find: Personalized Stickers

    Only $10 for a set of 30 stickers.  Cute, no?  What a great addition to a birthday gift.  There are lots of other silhouettes (for boys & girls) to choose from.  Check out Nella Designs.

    Posted in Cool Products, Gifts, Personalized.

  22. Simply Colors: 10% Off and Free Shipping!


    This amazing online Canadian store is all about personalizing clothing for kids.    They offer a great variety of styles, and sizes run from newborn to 8 years.  The quality is superb and the price is just right ($15-$25).  If you are looking for an unforgettable gift, you will easily find it at Simply ColorsJoin their Facebook Fan Page through their website, and receive 10% off your purchase.  Free shipping is available in Canada until Dec. 21st.  My kids received their gifts from Vancouver in this gorgeous gift box.  Browsing through the site will give you tons of ideas!

    Posted in Deals, Gifts, Personalized.

  23. 20% Off “JUST FOR ME” – Personalized Music CDs

    A good friend bought my kids one of these personalized CDs and they just love listening to it!  The songs are popular and catchy and kids love hearing their name.   The CDs now have a new feature – you can record a personal audio introduction that the child can listen to time and time again.  This is perfect for family and friends who are far away…  Receive 20% off your next order by entering code MAMAPICKS in the discount code box on the website.  Expires Nove. 20th.

    Posted in Cool Products, Exclusive Discounts, Gifts, Personalized.

  24. Mabel’s Labels Coupon Code (updated code)

    Nothing is more useful than Mabel’s Labels for labeling everything from shoes to sippy cups.  Their packages make great gifts and they dispatch orders within 48 hours.  I would like them to add something to their product line…pacifier labels!  Anyone with me on that one?  I don’t want The Girl’s pacifier traveling into any other kid’s germ pit.  The coupon code for 10% off  is strol50.  Unknown expiration date.  Just like cheese sticks.

    Posted in Cool Products, Coupons, Gifts, Personalized.

  25. Personalized Gift Labels

    Who has time for writing heartfelt cards?  All that white space overwhelms me.  Time to get some personalized gift labels for the holidays or any other occasion.  The label can say whatever you want.  15% off until Oct. 31st @ Honeybunch.  Sign up for their newsletter and receive a $5 coupon…which makes shipping almost free!

    Posted in Cool Products, Gifts, Holiday Goods, Personalized.