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There’s no excuse for putting off your holiday shopping until Black Friday or later, and there’s no excuse for sending your loved ones the kinds of generic gifts that say “I love you and hope you have the happiest of holidays, but I couldn’t be bothered to send you anything more personal than something that looks like it came from an airport gift shop.”

Minted lets you get an early start on your holiday shopping and gift something that’s high quality and unique with its fresh lineup of personalized gifts. Known for unique designs created by independent artists, especially holiday cards, Minted has introduced a thoughtfully curated selection of gifts for everyone on your list. Here are some of our favorites.

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Minted Personalized Art
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Make a special keepsake of your favorite photos with Minted’s own Heart Snapshot Mix®, printed on premium matte paper and framed with high-quality materials. Simply choose your collage style, upload your images, and let Minted’s template do the work. It doesn’t get easier to turn your favorite memories into a beautifully-designed, exceptionally-crafted, completely custom print. It’s perfect for moms, dads, grandparents, little ones, or your empty walls that need a touch of warmth. For a fresh take on the classic design, the Modern Heart Snapshot Mix® collages your 18 favorite photos and starts at $38.

Another Minted favorite (which sold out in a week last year), the Snap Tote comes with free personalization on a foil-pressed leather tag and is just $30. Find artist-created prints that will appeal to the foodies, gardeners or just plain aesthetes you know. Or gift personalized dopp kits, duffels and weekenders to the fashionistas, gym bunnies and spur-of-the-moment travelers on your gift list. Minted lets you personalize almost every product on its site and makes it easy to order thoughtful, high-quality gifts you can’t find anywhere else.

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Brand new to the lineup, Minted’s photo pillows let you add your favorite photos to a breadth of unique designs to suit different styles. Each is custom made from luxurious, natural fabrics and includes an alternative down insert, starting at $44. They’re a fun and functional accessory that sends love to grandparents from afar, spruces up the kid’s room with something one-of-a-kind, or makes a new space feel comfortable and just for you.

Matching aprons and oven mitts are the perfect 2020 gift for all the parents and kiddos who’ve been baking banana bread since March. Explore a full lineup of culinary essentials, including elegant adult aprons ($38), oven mitts and potholders ($26 for the set), kids’ aprons ($28) and kids’ oven mitts ($18). They come in unique designs that are instant classics, including black and white with hand-drawn colored pinstripes and a soothing red with tumbling triangles that look like toast points in tomato soup.

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For creative people of all ages, Minted has released a coloring book of 58 pages from 51 award-winning independent artists. At just $18, it comes with 12 natural wood colored pencils and even has designs with hand-pressed gold foil. From typographic to botanical, abstract to illustrative, there’s a page in it for everyone.

Sometimes simply reminding someone they’re in your thoughts is the best present of all. Send notes or journaled thoughts with Minted’s personalized, limited-edition stationery ($35 and up), notebooks ($18) and greeting cards (from $3.98). The Notes of Gratitude collection was designed in collaboration with “Saturday Night Live” producer Lindsay Shookus. A portion of every sale from this collection benefits World Central Kitchen, an organization that supports local restaurants and feeds our heroes working the front lines.