Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Review: Dakota's Personalized Gifts

Dakota’s Personalized Gifts provides gift solutions for all gift-giving occasions. Whether it’s a wedding or 50th wedding anniversary, a first baby or sweet 16, to a new job or retirement, they will help you find that special gift to make your special day a memorable one.

I love personalized gifts! What woman doesn’t? The Dakota’s Personalized Gifts online store is easy to navigate, which made it even easier for me to lose track of time. Most of my time was spend browsing through their gifts for women and personalized gifts for kids. I narrowed my decisions down to the beautiful Soul Mates Throw Pillow and the Personalized Canvas Tote Bag with Initials.

Personalized-Soul-Mates-Throw-Pillow PERSONALIZED-TOTE-BAG

Before making my decision, I decided to take one last look. The Name Meaning Wall Canvas jumped right out at me and immediately caught my attention. Right away, I knew my two year old son would love it.

The Personalized Name Wall Canvas is available in pink with pastels for girls or blue with bright colors for boys. Personalization is free and ordering is easy. When selecting this item, simply type in the desired name and Dakota’s Personalized Gifts will research the name and incorporate its meaning into this one-of-a-kind piece of art.


This personalized canvas measures 8" h x 20" w, which makes it the perfect size to hang on the wall or proudly display on a shelf or dresser. It features wrapped edges which makes it easy to hang with or without a frame (includes sawtooth picture hanger). The border is beautiful alone, and felt using a frame would only take away from the amazing craftsmanship, so we chose to hang without a frame.

Ayden and I both love his new Personalized Name Meaning Wall Canvas. He’s only two, but I know he adores it because every time he sees his name picture, he asks to play with it. The edges are lined in a solid dark blue with lighter blue stars scattered throughout. The center background is white with a variety of brightly colored letters. The quality of this handmade canvas wall art surpasses my high expectations. I can see it is very well made and we look forward to enjoying it for years to come.

Ayden-name-pictureThere are a few name meaning variations for Ayden which include “little fire”, “fire”, “enduring”, and “little fiery one”. The meaning printed on our canvas was “Fiery”, which is actually my favorite of them all. I say this to point out the fact that many names have several meanings. Dakota’s Personalized Gifts saves you time by researching the name meaning themselves, which is wonderful. However, if the name you are requesting has multiple meanings, I would suggest leaving your preferred choice in the order comments during checkout.

Dakota’s Personalized Gifts has a gift for every person and every occasion. Grandparent’s Day is just around the corner and I cannot think of anything better for my son to give his Nana than a personalized grandmother gift from Dakota’s Personalized Gifts.



PURCHASE INFORMATION: The Name Meaning Wall Canvas is sold for $39.95 and includes free personalization. Available in pink or blue. Visit www.dakotagifts.com to shop now.

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Disclaimer: The Name Meaning Wall Canvas was provided to me in exchange for my honest review. I received no other compensation for my review. The opinions and thoughts expressed are my own.

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  1. What a wonderful review! You put a lot of thought into this and after reading your review I would love to get these for my boys. Thank you so much for writing about this.
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  2. I definitely love personalized gifts the best! They have a great selection too! Love the canvas and I especially love the bright colors! My son would love that too!

  3. They have really great products, some I haven't seen anywhere else! Great review!

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  5. My son just recently married and I find several things on this site that would make perfect gifts for him and his new wife.
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  6. They have such cute stuff! I ordered something from them and L-O-V-E-D it

  7. Thanks for introducing this company. Their products will be great for upcoming b-days and Christmas!

  8. have purchased few personalized gifts from mymiraclebaby - those were very gorgeous and beneficial to use. I liked them so much and wanted to refer to other's as well. They have huge collection for other products like - monogrammed baby gifts, personalized bathrobes, hooded towels, gifts for the nursery, baby shower gifts and more. You can also use this coupon code: COUPON05 for availing $5 discount on your purchase of $30 or more.

  9. A new born baby is a heavenly gift given to the parents by the god. A baby comes in this world along with heavenly delight and joy for his or her parents, relatives and neighbors. Celebration of the event of the birth of a baby is usually done by gifting the baby and parents. But it is really tough to find a gift that will be perfectly suitable for the baby. Personalized Gifts are always useful in these situations.


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