Merle & Velma Personalized Blanket Review and Snap Tee Giveaway – ends 8/20

merlevelmalogoI hadn’t heard of Merle & Velma until recently, they have so many great personalized products that I love. They have blankets, snap tees, and pillows. Merle & Velma uses only organic fabrics, non-toxic water based dyes, and they are made right here in the USA. I LOVE supporting companies that have products made right here in our home country. I was recently contacted by them to review a personalized blanket. I was thrilled as these are SO neat!
blanket1I received “The Margot” Personalized Birth Story Keepsake Blanket for my daughter Olivia. I have never seen a blanket like this! It’s so very soft and made from 100% organic cotton. The colors of the non-toxic water based dyes are nice and bright and very easy to read. I love the different fonts being used too. It’s definitely one of kind.
blanket2I absolutely love this blanket, and I love that the image is on both sides of the blanket too. The blanket is a nice size at 30″x 34″ it’s perfect for your baby or toddler. I’m not letting my baby use it though, as I want to keep mine put up for her when she gets older. It’s such a nice keepsake to have. This blanket is available for $129.00, there are other options and fonts available too.
blanketcloseupHere’s some more information about “The Margot” Personalized Blanket directly from the site:

We put a modern twist on a classic keepsake.  Each blanket is personalized just for baby and digitally printed on the softest fabric we can find.  Generously sized at 30″ x 34″.  Wanna hear the best part?  Our blankets are made with 100& organic cotton fabric and printed with non-toxic water based dyes.  And made in the USA.  Only the best for baby!
Perfect for photo props, nursery decor, stroller blanket, nursing cover, and more.  This is sure to be a family favorite for years to come.  
When you order “The Margot”, your blanket will feature baby’s birth story in our blue, pink, and grey color scheme and signature subway art block print.  
Turnaround Time:  Our current turn around time is about 2.5 weeks.  Please note that we want you to be over-the-top-happy with your order so it may take a bit longer.  We promise it will be worth the wait!
Care:  Our blankets are machine washable.  You can expect a little bit of shrinkage to occur after washing. We recommend washing in cold and drying on a cool setting.

I highly recommend checking out Merle & Velma’s personalized keepsakes! I give them two thumbs up!

ruby_snap_tee_1024x1024Now for the giveaway!
Merle & Velma are offering ONE lucky reader, their choice of a Personalized Snap Tee, valued at $29.00. They are available in 3-6 months or 6-12 months.
US residents, 18 and up only
Giveaway ends 8/20/2013 at 11:59pm CST

disclosureI received the above mentioned product for review. I was not compensated for this review and all opinions are 100% my own, and were not influenced in any way.


  1. The blankets are adorable!

  2. Ashley Jacoby says:

    I like how you can choose the colors and places that the words are placed.

  3. laurie nykaza says:

    the carley personalized baby blanket

  4. Sherry Compton says:

    I love this idea – the personalized birth story blankets are beautiful and really special.

  5. Thanks for the review love! I’m so glad you like it.

  6. The Cohen birth story blanket is cute!!!!!!

  7. I like the carley personalized baby blanket

  8. I love that they are organic and use high quality fabric!

  9. mommasbacon says:

    “The Carly” Personalized Keepsake Blanket

  10. Michele P says:

    I love the fact that they have personalized keepsakes for your newborns, the blankets are also very nice, I wish they’d had these when my children were little

  11. Alexis C. says:

    I love the personalization of the items. It really makes it special and unique

  12. Love ALL the blankets, but I think the Cohen is my favorite.
    Would be perfect for our new little boy due in October!

  13. I like the adorable “Ruby” blanket! I read how soft they are and that they are made with t-shirt fabric. Love that. I’m expecting my first baby (girl!) this fall. Thanks for the opportunity.

  14. Misty Brown says:

    I love the personalized keepsakes.

  15. Gina Hiskes says:

    Those are SO cute! Love how you can personalize with your own colors on top of their name. And free shipping is always a huge plus!

  16. I love that everything is made with organic fabrics!

  17. My first grandchild is due in January and it would be wonderful to have a keepsake blanket with all the details listed.

  18. I like that the dyes are non toxic & 100% cotton fabric.

  19. Julie Ferguson-Gould says:

    I love the “Organic Factor”

  20. Love the personalized snap tees! Perfect for newborn photos

  21. Lily Kwan says:

    “The Olivia” Personalized Keepsake Blanket looks very nice!

  22. Emily Myers says:

    Love the concept!

  23. I learned they also have personalized birth story pillows 🙂

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