By Michelle Gage

Published on January 5, 2017

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In home décor, text is trending. Whether it’s a message on a pillow or a custom printed piece of art, wordplay makes for a great accent in any room. You can even use one of these pieces to say something special to the ones you love. Whether it’s a fun message board or light box, they do all of the work for you. Spell out your favorite song lyrics or share your favorite poem. Kids and spouses alike will appreciate the effort that you put into your Monday morning motivational message.

1. Taco Tuesday

If your family is fond of this Tuesday night tradition, post this pennant on a kitchen wall. This banner acts as a brilliant reminder that plenty of good things come after Monday—and we’re not just talking about Friday!

Eat More Tacos Pennant, $23.99

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2. Pink Palette

Is there anything more Cher Horowitz than this fuzzy pink message board? Spell out all of those trendy nineties sayings here, and instantly update your home office with this fun find. AS IF you could turn down the opportunity to write up a fetch saying or two.

Letter Board, $90

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3. Motivate on Mondays

Let’s face it: Mondays sneak up on us. You are busy having a great Saturday, then comes Sunday and all its scariness. Give your loved ones a reason to smile when they start their week by waking them up with an inspirational quote.

Wooden Signage

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4.  Illuminate Your Life

Add a little illumination to whatever you are trying to say. This bright box is sure to bring some light to these dark winter days. It’s the perfect place to add really important reminders: like your upcoming anniversary (hint hint).

Cinema Box, $59

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5. Add it With Art

If you’re having a hard time coming up with your own quote, look to a piece of art. This print is as pretty as it is inspiring.

Let’s Get Lost Print, $20

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6. Get in on the Joke

Everyone loves a good pun—almost as much as they hate water rings on their coffee table. These quirky coasters meet both needs. Make your guests laugh while keeping your surfaces clean.

Use the Coasters Set, $34.99

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7. Celebrate Your Love

Allow us to get a little sappy here. May we suggest passing one of these perfectly messaged balloons to your sweetheart? Show your significant other that they will always be your bae.

Inflatable Message Hearts, $24

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8. Hashtag Your Heart Out

Keep your home up to date on all of the latest social media slang. Show off your favorite of the moment phrases on this light-up letter board. #goals

Memo Light Box, $149

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9. Baby on Board

Share the message of your little miracle on a printed pillow. This custom piece shows off baby’s name, birthplace, birthdate, weight and anything else worth mentioning. This is a sweet memento to add to the nursery. Grandma and grandpa will want one, too.  

Birth Announcement Pillow, $38

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10. Name Recognition

This custom child’s toy is sure to be a playroom favorite. Spell out your wee one’s name, letting them practice the spelling each time they play. You are going to see a lot of this fun toy all over your living room floor—good thing it looks good.

Wooden Name Puzzle, $21.43

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11. Tag It

Luggage? Keys? Label it! If it is something you’re bringing into your home, you might as well make it look good.

Brass Personalized Luggage Tag, $44.99

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12.   Eat Your Words

We will admit it: We are cheating a bit with this last one. But we are doing it with cookies! Spell out anything your heart desires with this alphabet cookie set. Jimmy made the soccer team? YAY! Annie won the talent show? CONGRATS! Meg’s hamster ran away? SORRY.

ABC Cookie Cutters, $12.95