Custom Art from & Giveaway

Custom Art from & Giveaway

This post has been sponsored by The content and opinions expressed below are that of Prairie Californian.

Have you heard of before? I have browsed on their site a few times for things like Christmas cards, Bridal Shower invites, and other stationary needs. But, I had no idea that offers Custom Art and other fun pieces for the home that would make great gifts too! 

So Who is & What Are They All About?

Straight from themselves…

We believe that great design lives and thrives in the hands of independent artists that people do not have access to through traditional retailers. Minted uses technology to allow consumers to discover great creative talent, making Minted a place where artists can learn, gain exposure, and build their businesses.

Minted’s community of independent artists and designers are located in 48 states and 43 countries. They are illustrators and textile designers, painters and packaging designers, marketers and stay-at-home moms. They share a deep love for creative expression, personal development, risk-taking, and most importantly, paying it forward by helping each other. is a design marketplace where they source creative content from their global community. Minted has held art and design challenges monthly since April 2008. Minted produces and sells winning designs, paying the designer a comission on every sale. In addition to winning, artists and designers have stores on Minted where they can launch any of their creations into their stores. 

Here’s where it gets even better…

Being an art major and fellow artist myself, I always enjoy when I can support independent artists much like myself. Double like. 

I was contacted by to write a post featuring something from their site. They have also very generously offered me a credit to purchase something from their site. I am paying it forward to my readers and passing a $50 credit onto one of you. 

In the spirit of building our new home, I just had to browse through their custom art pieces to find something unique to hang on the one of many blank walls that will be in our new house. Here’s where you come in. 

I am leaving it up to my readers to select which piece. By voting in the poll below, you will be entered to win the $50 credit towards anything on the website! 

The Choices…

1. Timeline by Wind-Up Key Press

Timeline by Wind-Up Key Press2. R – Within Letters of You by Heather Francisco

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3. North Dakota Foil Map by GeekInk Design

Screen Shot 2015-03-06 at 3.56.51 PM4. Aquarelle by j.bartyn

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5. North Dakota Love Location by Heather B

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How fun are these? There are so many awesome customizable prints for children and families too. I honestly cannot wait until we get to decorate those rooms too! I will be purchasing what ever print wins the poll below. Can’t wait to see which one it will be! 

Are you ready to shop too? Enter to win $50 from below! 

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  1. Anjanette
    March 9, 2015 / 2:06 pm

    Very nice and generous of you to pass this on. If I win I am going to pass it on to my engaged nephew and his bride for their wedding preparations as well. They are ordering their invites from Minted, so they could use this for thank you notes 🙂

  2. March 9, 2015 / 3:26 pm

    The “R” with the sunflowers is my most favorite and you should also get an “N” for my guest bedroom in your home because, well, just because. HAHAHAHAHA
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    • March 14, 2015 / 2:13 pm

      HAHA! I adore you! I will certainly do something fun for your guest room!

    • March 14, 2015 / 2:13 pm

      Thank you! I had no idea they had such fun custom art!

  3. March 9, 2015 / 4:48 pm

    So many great choices! It’ll be tough to choose one. 🙂

    • March 14, 2015 / 2:13 pm

      I agree! Almost makes it easier to let y’all choose for me! 😉

  4. Brenda Peterson
    March 9, 2015 / 5:39 pm

    Thank you for giving us an opportunity to enter. All of their products are nice, hard to pick just one thing. 🙂

  5. Elisa
    March 9, 2015 / 8:29 pm

    I love the photo art. Would love to get heart snapshot mix photo art for my home. Thanks for hosting.

  6. Liz
    March 9, 2015 / 8:51 pm

    These are so cute you can’t go wrong no matter what!

  7. March 9, 2015 / 10:06 pm

    This is such a fun giveaway! So excited to see which piece of artwork will grace you walls and be one of your first memories in your home! 🙂
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  8. Vero M
    March 10, 2015 / 3:12 am

    I really like all the choices. I’m sure any you choose will look gorgeous in your home!

  9. March 10, 2015 / 10:38 am

    I love your photos and minted! Yellow is such a happy color, love the sunflowers.

    • March 14, 2015 / 2:45 pm

      Thank you! We LOVE sunflowers and are very blessed to be able to raise them!

  10. March 10, 2015 / 10:40 am

    I chose the foil print because I am a sucker for maps.

    • March 14, 2015 / 2:46 pm

      Me too! I want to find a lovely world map to go in our living room too!

    • March 14, 2015 / 2:48 pm

      It’s one of my favorites too! Glad to have you back Alice!

  11. Ashley C
    March 11, 2015 / 1:02 pm

    I think the North Dakota Foil map is really cool

  12. Dawn Keenan
    March 11, 2015 / 5:30 pm

    I like number 4, Aquarelle.

  13. March 11, 2015 / 5:46 pm

    I love the foil-pressed art!

    • March 14, 2015 / 2:49 pm

      Isn’t the foil neat!? I wanted to buy up every one!

  14. Tana
    March 12, 2015 / 12:29 pm

    Oh, what fun thing, so hard to choose. My top tops 2 picks are 4 & 5. I hadn’t heard of before, and have since found some stuff to add to wish list.

    • March 14, 2015 / 2:49 pm

      YAY! Glad you found some stuff! They’ve got some pretty neat things!

  15. Realia M
    March 14, 2015 / 6:45 am

    I like the aquarelle print

  16. Stephanie Larison
    March 14, 2015 / 4:10 pm

    I like the R, just something about it I’m loving!

  17. Vikki Billings
    March 14, 2015 / 11:24 pm

    I really love the sunflower print, its bright and pretty!

  18. amy deeter
    March 15, 2015 / 8:25 pm

    never heard of but would love to check it out .thanks

  19. Sand
    March 15, 2015 / 8:52 pm

    I love these ideas! I’m from Texas and we love our state so it gives me a lot of decorating ideas!

  20. AEKZ2
    March 15, 2015 / 11:14 pm

    I didn’t know that Minted sold these types of products. I like the Aquarelle by j.bartyn.

  21. Kimberly
    March 15, 2015 / 11:43 pm

    I love that foil map. It’s sentimental without being cheesy. I have ordered Christmas cards from Minted before, but they have SO much more than that now!

  22. Brandon
    March 15, 2015 / 11:54 pm

    I’ve never heard of a foil map – cool!