January 17, 2012

Introducing: Merrymint Designs & Giveaway



Please check out our Facebook Fan Page to see who the WINNER is!! :)

We are SO excited to welcome Merrymint Designs on board as part of our talented “Designer” Team! These two sisters, Cheryl & Sherie, will be helping out by turning some of our ideas into gorgeous printables! I absolutely LOVED both of them after the first correspondence and so will you! We will be working closely with Merrymint Design this next year and will let you know of any amazing deals or promotions they will be doing….cuz we aren’t kidding when we say you are gonna want these women to design something for youl! They are SUCH fan gals!!

….and you are IN LUCK! {Better read all the way to the end of this post!} They are feeling a little generous today! Here are the lovely ladies themselves…..

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Hi! We are Sherie and Cheryl LaPrade – 30-something twin sisters, best friends and business partners. :) We are wedding obsessed, love to design, adore anything vintage and are always looking for a good reason to celebrate! Our friends love to joke that we are joined at the hip and it’s true that we are pretty inseparable! We come from a close family of 4 kids, two awesome parents and more than a few furry friends. Born and raised in New England, the entire family packed up and moved down to South Carolina about 10 years ago in search of warmer days and sunnier skies! We’ve never looked back. In addition to our design fixation, we also love photography, singing (at church, in the car, wherever!), and spending time with our precious 2-year-old niece!

The two of us have a lot of differences (even though we’re twins) but one major thing we have in common is a passion and deep appreciation for good design! We both took art lessons as children, and discovered digital design late in high school. We love to pull great images from magazines, are ADDICTED to Pinterest and even dream about design! Sherie has been working as the full-time Graphic Designer for our large church for almost 7 years and Cheryl has been working in design and print, both at the church and in our business for almost 5 years!

We began Merrymint almost by accident! Lots of our friends knew that we loved to design and we would often get requests to help someone with a baby shower / wedding / birthday etc. It wasn’t long before we thought “hey, we could do this for a living!!” and Merrymint Designs was born! We feel incredibly blessed and so lucky to have discovered a way to use our talents and passion to make someone’s special occasion even more amazing! We LOVE what we do and can’t imagine doing anything else.

Our style is a mixed bag of vintage, classic designs and timeless elements! What makes us different from everyone else is that we don’t believe in sacrificing unique, quality design for affordability! We handle each client as one-of-a-kind, creative in their own right, and we really work alongside them to develop a design that is unique, affordable, and PERFECT for their day! We help eliminate the stress and hours that can go into special event stationery design and make it FUN and easy! We offer lots of beautiful original designs (that you can view at our Etsy shop) but are happy to work on custom jobs too.

We would love to work with YOU (or your friends) on your next special event too! We hope you will stop by our website and find out more about us and browse our designs. As our gift to you, we are doing a Valentine’s Day Giveaway! We will either custom-design a printable for your next party or event – OR – if you have no events planned, we will offer you 2 super-cute note card sets (10 cards and envelopes each) from our collection! These are not available in our shop, so the only way to get them is to win them!!

Wanna Enter THIS Giveaway?

{You must be a “Dating Divas” newsletter subscriber to be eligible to enter…..top right-hand corner of our website.}

There are FOUR different ways you can be entered….and if you want 4 different entries, you need to type EACH of these in a separate comment!

#1 By becoming a FAN of Merrymint Designs on Facebook & also become a FAN of The Dating Divas Facebook Page.

#2 – Post this giveaway on your very own facebook status and/or twitter {then leave us a link to the comment}

#3 Peruse Merrymint Designs’ Shop and PIN the item you love the most on Pinterest!

#4Peruse Merrymint Designs’ Shop & let us know in the comments what item you love the most!   :)

The giveaway will end NEXT Tuesday, January 24th at 11:00 PST. We will announce the winner on Wednesday, January 25th on our Facebook Page – so don’t forget to check back to see if the winner is YOU.

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Aren’t they SO much fun and super talented?  Who WOULDN’T want them to design custom invitations just for you?  What are you waiting for?  Hurry up & enter!   :)

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160 Responses to “Introducing: Merrymint Designs & Giveaway”

  1. Tammy Sirmon says:

    Girls…love your site! Thank you for so many fabulous ideas that encourage marriage to stay alive and well! Thank you for hosting the giveaways. I love the Merymint Designs Etsy Shop. My favorite product item listed at their Etsy store is ~
    Bird and Banner Wedding Logo & Monogram…
    Branding your wedding with a logo or monogram is the perfect way to incoporate your personality and passions into your day. A great logo will give your wedding instant recognition & help tie everything together into an elegant, cohesive package!

  2. Carrie Warner says:

    I think my favorite of your invitation designs is the Seersucker one! It’s just my style!

  3. Deb says:

    Fan of both on FB! :)

  4. Samina says:

    I pinned the Medallion Modern Save the Date invitiation – very nice! :)

  5. Samina says:

    I perused the Merrymint website and love ALL of the invitations…they aer all amazing!

  6. Miranda G says:

    I pined my favorite item onto my Pinterest board!

  7. Alyssa says:

    I would move to Hawaii to enjoy some sunshine! I live in Seattle, so the sun is a bit of a stranger around here…

  8. Alyssa says:

    I’m a fan of both facebook pages!

  9. Alyssa says:

    facebooked the giveaway as my status! Tagged both The Dating Divas and Merrymint Designs as well as a linked up to this page. http://www.facebook.com/Merrymint?sk=app_169505045786#!/ali86cat (not sure if that will work)

  10. Alyssa says:

    I pinned the Sakura Asian Cherry Blossom Wedding invite set. Beautiful–especially since those were the colors and sort of theme for MY wedding! http://pinterest.com/pin/188517934371727910/

  11. Alyssa says:

    how can I pick just ONE favorite? I love the Sakura Asian Cherry Blossom invites, the Asian Bamboo invites too! I also really like the Medallion design! Loving the Audry Damask design too. Man, I just keep clicking through and loving each one more than the last! Hampton Argyle is definitely another favorite. The Modern Love invites are so cute! Ooh, and I am in love with the flowing script on Paradise Hibiscus! Okay, okay, I have to stop or I will do this all day long. I love such perfect graphic design…

  12. I am now a FAN of both Merrymint Designs on Facebook & of The Dating Divas on Facebook!

  13. I am now a FAN of Merrymint Designs on Facebook & also of The Dating Divas on Facebook!

  14. I just posted this contest on my Facebook page!

  15. I just shared this contest on my Facebook page!

  16. I just perused the page, and although there were lots of cool ones, my favorite is definitely the Hampton Argyle Wedding Invitations

  17. Tiffany says:

    I’m a fan of The Dating Divas & Merrymint on Facebook

  18. Tiffany says:

    I love the elegance calligraphy wedding logo. I’d love to make it a part of a collage of family pictures that are framed by an old window.

  19. Tiffany says:

    I would love to escape to Key West, FL for warmer days and sunnier skies!!

  20. I would pick up and move to San Diego, CA. I’m from there and live in snowy Provo, UT now. Who wouldn’t want to live in SD?? Beach and perfection. Thanks!

  21. Amber says:

    I love the Playbill design andhad to pin it!!

  22. Amber says:

    I wouldlove to liveon Coronado Island in San Diego! Nice weather year round!

  23. Cara Higley says:

    I love the Mayfair formal Invitations and the Sophie Tiffany invitations! Beautiful and original work!

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