Does a Day Without Coffee Make Your Feel Like a Witch?

So, are there days or mornings when you don't get your coffee and you feel a bit like a witch? Are there days where for the most part you're a good witch but then some days you're just extra witchy?

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If you answered yes to either of the questions above - you will love these coffee mugs from Dani Claire Designs. Not only are these adorable witch themed coffee mugs perfect for us moms that just might need that extra help to get us through the day - they also make great gift ideas for Halloween - maybe even the class teacher.

If you're looking for a little surprise to tuck inside a Halloween Coffee Mug for a gift, how about a cute little stuffed black kitty?

A Parade of Circus Cake Toppers

I have the ultimate best way to top your sweet treats if you're planning a carnival or circus themed party.

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For your upcoming carnival or circus themed parties, you are going to LOVE these circus cake toppers from Alyson of Painted Parade. Be sure to click on each image to see it larger and don't forget to pin and save your favorites :)

Which whimsical animals will you have bring some fun to your next party or event? Alyson, of Painted Parade, hand paints each animal and then adorns them with fun party accessories.

Along with making great cake toppers, these fun animals can also be used as centerpieces or table decorations for birthday parties, baby showers, weddings. Even as extra fun decor to spruce up a child's bedroom.

Handmade Party Favors from Gifts Define

Everyday gift giving becomes even more special when you give a memorable, personalized gift... You'll be known as the hostess with the mostess when your guests leave with one of these adorable party charms from Gifts Define! So sweet, colorful and vibrant, they're perfect for souvenirs, to dress up your place cards, use in a whimsical centerpiece or pair with a fun invitation! They supply the handmade cuteness- you make it magical. Made in the USA

Make these delightful parade of storybook birds as your next spectacular party gift favors. These signature hand sewn storybook birds will remind your guests of the event long after it’s over. Creative ways to display these bird favors, among others: to tie guests' namecards to each bird favor, arrange the bird favors as lovely centerpiece, hang the birds on each guest’s chair back for a sweet decoration, adorn to the bird to your send-off goodie bags or pair each bird with a thoughtful invitation or thank you card. 

Please stop by their online shop to view all of their amazing handmade gifts & decor. 

Handmade Feature: A Bird Parade from Gifts Define

Today's Handmade Feature comes to us from Gifts Define and showcases their {LOVELY} Bird Parade nursery collection designs! I absolutely love the detailed craftsmanship and charm that is seen throughout all of the handmade designs in their shop by using such vibrant colors and attention to detail in each piece. This Bird Parade Mobile features storybook birds made of soft wool with embroidered expressions and wings on both sides with your choice of a favorite deco centerpiece. The mobile comes standard with gender-neutral vibrant colored birds, but custom color options are also available (a small design fee is added).

Another great coordinating product that's offered is the Baby Announcement Bird that comes with a mini chalk board attached so that you can write your own special message such as your pregnancy or baby's birth announcement! You can clear the chalk with the swipe of a sponge and change your message as you see fit - what a great idea!

If you are looking for something to add that "special touch" to your next event, these Bird Parade Favors are PERFECT. These hand sewn storybook birds can be displayed in so many ways and are a great parting gift for your guests to remember your event.

Let us not forget about a special gift for our favorite little one with this Bird Parade Pet Pillow that will surely become your child's new best friend! Made from super soft premium fleece and available in five comforting color combinations, they are the perfect cuddle-buddy for your child.

We invite you to visit Gifts Define to view their entire collection of {AMAZING} handmade gifts, home decor and party favors. You can also follow them via Facebook and Twitter.

 

Handmade Feature: Baby Quilts by b/perrino

We are excited to bring you an absolutely stunning handmade feature today courtesy of b/perrino. After many years as a fine art photographer, Barbara Perrino decided to direct her creativity towards designing and making things that can be touched and used for warmth, as well as visual pleasure. Her baby quilts offer modern design with built-to-last, all cotton construction and are machine pieced and quilted with hand-stitched binding. Although the designs may be repeated, no two quilts are exactly alike - custom colors are also available. If you are looking for the perfect gift for any new bundle of joy, please visit b/perrino to view their entire collection of modern quilts + designs.

Giveaway: Handmade Flower Headband for Baby

Congrats to Amie Olson for being selected as the winner of this Giveaway! Be sure to stop back every Wednesday as we launch a brand new contest!

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This week we are delighted to bring you a new GIVEAWAY courtesy of Petals By KC for a Handmade Floral Headband. This piece features 3 handmade rosettes of pink, black & white with an attached rhinestone button and white feather.  The flowers have an alligator clip that attaches to the white headband - also included. This piece features a vintage look and may be worn with or without the headband. {photos courtesy of Live View Studios}

**Please note: giveaway is for the rosette hair piece seen here and white headband only - baby and other accessories pictured below are not included**


To enter the contest please visit Petals By KC and come back here to post a comment with your favorite product from their website. The contest runs thru Tuesday April 17th, with a winner being selected on Wednesday April 18th. Please be sure to leave your email address on the comment form so I can email you if you're the lucky winner {it will not be published} 

For Additional Entries Into The Giveaway:

"like" Petals By KC on Facebook and then come back and leave me a new comment that you now like Petals By KC on Facebook

follow BestBabySites on Twitter and then come back and leave me a comment that you're now following @BestBabySites on Twitter

"like" Best Baby Sites on Facebook and then come back and leave me a new comment that you now like Best Baby Sites on Facebook

Tweet the following: "I just entered to win a Handmade Floral Headband for Baby on @BestBabySites - Enter here: http://ow.ly/ac9a5" and then come back to leave me a new comment with a link to your tweet and your twitter id.

You must be 18 years or older to enter and reside in the United States to be eligible
(shipping is provided to US only if applicable).

Giveaway: Typography Birth Print from Polkaprints

Congrats to Jessica for being selected as the winner of the Polkaprints GIVEAWAY! Be sure to stop by each Wednesday as we launch a new contest right here on our blog!

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It's time to announce this week's new giveaway courtesy of Polkaprints, makers of fun printable announcements, invites, and graphic goodies.  We are delighted to offer you this Typography Birth Print -an adorable piece of customized nursery art {$18 value}. Printed on 8x10 heavy weight, acid free paper, this print makes a perfect keepsake for any new bundle of joy! All Polkaprints designs and prints are 100% customizable with your choice of color and text.

       **Please note, this giveaway is for (1) - 8x10 print only, frame and mat not included**

To enter the contest please visit Polkaprints and come back here to post a comment with your favorite product from their website. The contest runs thru Tuesday April 3rd, with a winner being selected on Wednesday April 4th. Please be sure to leave your email address on the comment form so I can email you if you're the lucky winner {it will not be published} 

For Additional Entries Into The Giveaway:

"like" Polkaprints on Facebook and then come back and leave me a new comment that you now like Polkaprints on Facebook

follow BestBabySites on Twitter and then come back and leave me a comment that you're now following @BestBabySites on Twitter

"like" Best Baby Sites on Facebook and then come back and leave me a new comment that you now like Best Baby Sites on Facebook

Tweet the following: "I just entered to win a customized Typography Birth Print from Polkaprints on @BestBabySites - Enter here: http://ow.ly/9V2LJ" and then come back to leave me a new comment with a link to your tweet and your twitter id.

You must be 18 years or older to enter and reside in the United States to be eligible
(shipping is provided to US only if applicable).

Handmade Feature: Custom Crib Bedding for your Baby

Today's Handmade Feature comes to us from All Nestled in Bed, creators of adorable custom Crib Bedding, Nursery Decor and Accessories. In their shop, you can find ready-to-ship crib bedding sets or you have the option to pick your favorite fabrics from their collection to create your own custom set. The possibilities are endless as all of the items in Karrie's shop can be purchased a la carte to ensure that you are getting exactly what you need to complete your baby's special space. I just {LOVE} this "Juicy Blossoms" set!

Shop owner Karrie Milton has over 40 years of sewing experience and takes great pride in her work. All of her seams are serged for a professional look and added durability. Her goal is to help you create "A Truly Unique Nursery".

We are honored to have All Nestled in Bed listed in our Baby Shopping Guide, and invite you to visit her shop for a full display of available fabrics and designs.

Giveaway: "Chick Magnet" Onesie from Threads of Love N.D.

CONGRATS to Aubreylaine for being selected as the winner of this giveaway! Thanks to all who participated and be sure to tune in every Wednesday as we feature a brand new giveaway!

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This week's giveaway comes from Etsy shop Threads of Love N.D. and is for a handmade "Chick Magnet" Onesie {in the size of your choice} - just in time for SPRING! The applique for this item is cut, fused, and machine sewn to the onesie for added durability and detail.

Threads of Love N.D strives to create unique, high quality clothing and accessories that are great additions to any baby's wardrobe. It's a great place to shop and find that one-of-a-kind gift or to pamper your child with something special. These-hand made items are sure to be the hit of any baby shower or birthday party! Custom orders are available and we invite you to visit their etsy shop as they continue to create new, unique items perfect for your little one!

To enter the contest please visit Threads of Love N.D. and come back here to leave me a comment with your favorite product from their website. The contest runs thru Tuesday March 13th, with a winner being selected on Wednesday March 14th. Please be sure to leave your email address on the comment form so I can email you if you're the lucky winner {it will not be published} 

For Additional Entries Into The Giveaway:

"like" Threads of Love N.D. on Facebook and then come back and leave me a new comment that you now like Threads of Love N.D. on Facebook

follow BestBabySites on Twitter and then come back and leave me a comment that you're now following @BestBabySites on Twitter

"like" Best Baby Sites on Facebook and then come back and leave me a new comment that you now like Best Baby Sites on Facebook

Tweet the following: "I just entered to win a "Chick Magnet Onesie" from Threads of Love N.D. on @BestBabySites - Enter here: http://ow.ly/9rx8l" and then come back to leave me a new comment with a link to your tweet and your twitter id.

You must be 18 years or older to enter and reside in the United States to be eligible
(shipping is provided to US only if applicable).

Handmade Baby Hair Flower Accessories by Petals By KC

Today's handmade feature comes from Petals By KC, an etsy shop started through an interest in making flowers by hand. Owner Kathy Caison was inspired by the vintage look and uses antique brooches and jewels to accent her floral headpieces. All of the flowers in her etsy shop can be made in different colors by request. Kathy's flowers can be used for baby headbands & hats, bridal dress flowers, hair pieces for bridesmaids, brooches, girls headbands, etc. We think your little one would look {darling} in one of these baby hair flowers - a perfect accessory for Easter or Spring photos!

A special thanks to {Brent + Anna} of Live View Studios for providing the photography for this feature. If you like these Baby Hair Flower designs, be sure to stay tuned as we will be featuring a future giveaway on our site from Petals by KC that you won't want to miss!