12 Days of Christmas Gift Guide & Giveaway!

Posted on November 24, 2016 by mckay | 0 Comments

YOU GUYS! I am so excited right now. What started out as a 'I want to give something away from my shop for the holidays' turned into a little something bigger when I decided to reach out to some of my favorite small businesses and see if they would like to gift something to you all as well. Right now you are looking at my first annual (yes, I am definitely going to do this again next year!) 12 Days of Christmas gift guide & giveaway! There is truly something for everyone on your list. Mom, grandma, sister, friend, teacher, mailman, neighbor, favorite nephew, etc...Did I mention I'm excited about this?! Honestly I want to win them all myself, haha! Giveaways start next Monday, 11/28 and will be running daily through 12/9. I HOPE YOU WIN!!!!

....a few of my favorite things....

1. Emily Ley: Simplified Planner
2. Nic Hance Lettering : Custom Address Stamp
3. Ellie & Nel : Women's T Shirt 
4. The Silver Wren : Custom Gold Bar Necklace
5. Continental Floral : Mountain Fresh Wreath
6. The Caramel Jar : 1/2 lb Handmade Caramels
7. Little Activists : Children's T Shirt
8. A Family Print Shop : Classic Silhouette 
9. Bumbelou Shop : Children's Bow Set
11. Marigold & Grey : Merry & Bright Gift Box
12. Oatmeal Lace : Monogrammed Marshall Clutch

oh and ps- our black friday weekend sale starts NOW and runs through monday at midnight. 30% off all purchases (excluding digitizing/embroidery) in the shop using code YAYBF2016

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holiday guidelines

Posted on November 09, 2016 by mckay | 0 Comments

Ok people. Here are the guidelines for holiday ordering (which is coming up VERY soon). You know me and my last minute instructions. SORRY.

To make up for the procrastination on my end I am going to be offering up something I never have before for those of you who take advantage of our 'early black friday' sale. We typically do not discount on digitizing and embroidery but for one day only I'll be including those when I release the coupon code Friday morning. 

There is some fine print to make sure your order will qualify for Christmas delivery which I'll outline below. This mainly pertains to custom aprons, since prepping logos for those takes the most time. Clutches & monogrammed ribbons are easier to prep so if that is what you are ordering just make sure to order by 12/1 and they will be delivered before Christmas day. I am only able to guantee delivery within the continental US you guys. I hate that, but I've had a few issues come up in the last couple months and I don't feel comfortable guaranteeing delivery when I can't control customs inspections. 
1. Last day to order aprons & toolkits is next Tuesday, 11/15. PLEASE include your logo (a large jpg/png is fine) in an email or attached to your etsy conversation as soon as you order. If we do not receive your logo or embroidery file within 24 hours of purchase, we cannot guarantee you will receive your aprons in time.

2. Your logo will be sent to our digitizer immediately after receipt and we will be back in touch within 2 business days with your quote. Approval and payment need to be made within 24 hours of receipt and then you are ready to go!
That's it! Easy peasy lemon squeezey (as Beckett would say). Feel free to email me with any questions and if you want to get a jump on ordering, go ahead and email me your logo NOW so that we can get you a quote.

Can't wait to work with all of you for holiday gifting. Don't forget, I have gift cards as well if you aren't quite sure what to buy!


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vendor tool kits!

Posted on March 17, 2016 by mckay | 0 Comments

 As I've mentioned before, Jacin (who was my very first internet-turned-real-life friend) has had some killer ideas/talents that she has graciously shared with me. see (above) and below:

1: vendor aprons (the very first version is pictured below along with a few other random things I've monogrammed for her).
2: white girl rapping. she knows what I'm talking about...and I won't be posting a picture.


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simple (non candy) valentines.

Posted on February 05, 2016 by mckay | 0 Comments

here comes the target $1 spot for the win again.  walking by on my twice weekly trip there I spotted these cute little heart shaped glasses. adorable, right??

came home with my prize, opened up pinterest and typed in 'sunglasses valentine printable' and found exactly what I was looking for. you can download the printable I used from the Julep site HERE

:supplies needed:

heart glasses, or any kid...

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simple baby hair bows!

Posted on December 08, 2015 by mckay | 0 Comments

{photo: Caroline Wasko}
I'm not a big fan of oversized bows on my little one, but these guys are small, adorable and so simple to make I had to share with you all. I found the original tutorial through pinterest and you can see the steps outlined on how to tie the bows here:

I love that there is no sewing involved and you can use easy to source materials. I purchased my...

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ordering for the holidays!

Posted on November 11, 2015 by mckay | 0 Comments

since time is of the essence in regards to getting our holiday wish lists together (HOW IS IT ALREADY MID NOVEMBER?!?!?) I decided what the heck and reused my shipping deadline outline from last year. less headache for me + quicker information to you all, my dear reader(s) = everyone stays happy. 

I did update the order/ship dates since we have been working hard (read: my digitizer is amazing!) to...

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family halloween.

Posted on October 21, 2015 by mckay | 0 Comments

we really like halloween around here, and have enjoyed our family costumes since beck made his appearance back in 2011. now that he's a bit older he gets to decide the theme for the family, and this year it's star wars (you're so original, buddy!) 

he wanted a 'dark vadar' themed birthday when he turned 4 this year, so he got his costume back in august as a present from nanny & papa. :)

i've been...

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