Friday, May 8, 2009

Baby Dots Giveaway

Polka dots make me happy.
So do sweet Etsy shops.

Filled with classic designs that celebrate childhood.
Summer, the designer behind the goodness is constantly inspired by her baby Savannah.
She has always been passionate about creating with anything and everything salvageable, but she found her niche while making something for Savannah to wear at Christmas.  
Since then her polka dot happiness has blossomed into a very special shop.
What I feel makes her designs really special is the 
signature shape on the back of each garment.  
Details like that are what makes handmade 
items stand apart from mass produced ones.
I love her sense of humor.
This picture is so brilliant.
What a perfect shirt for those numerous "crabby" toddler days.
How handsome and proud is this guy in his own initial tee?
A certain little monkey in this household can be seen in this dress.
Let me just tell you from experience, her stitching and details are so perfect.
When this came in the mail I wanted to pack 
my sewing machine up and go in a corner to cry.
I also wanted to cry when my monkey girl came home from fro-yo with Jason. 
Fun dad lets her have chocolate yogurt.
Mean mom (with stain OCD) does not.
But never fear.  
Baby Dots are durable too.  
They passed the horrific chocolate disaster with ease.
Summer is giving away your choice of tee or onesie.
Hooray!
You will have a number of ways to win.
(Please leave a different comment for each entry.)
1. Hop over to her shop, come back here and tell me your favorite item.
2. Have an idea of a design you would like to see?
3. Blog about her shop or this giveaway.
4. Facebook it to your friends.
5.  Tweet about it on Twitter.
6. Make a purchase at Baby Dots.

Entries will close at noon Pacific time on Monday May 11th.

I have a feeling that as soon as you go to her shop you won't be able to resist.
So don't fret, I have good news.
Summer is generously offering free shipping this weekend to all of my cool readers.

Told you polka dots are happy!

87 comments:

  1. Ca-ute stuff!! Loving so many of these! The strawberry, the flowers, the initials!! All fab!!

    Thanks for the fun opportunity!!!

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  2. Love that spring fling baby dress.

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  3. Can I say I love all of the items? My fave is the butterfly dress or the cupcake shirt. What a great shop thanks.

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  4. My favorite is the spring fling dress. Too cute!

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  5. I love the initials shirt! My little man's initials are WAH... perfect :)

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  6. I love the Sunshine giraffe!! SO cute!!

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  7. I really think she needs to make a super cute girly turtle onsie.

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  8. Cute shop! Love the poppy flower onesie! And the little red head has such gorgeous hair!!!! Thanks, Julie!

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  9. I honestly cannot pick between the lavender crabby cake dress (for my often crabby 3 year old), the monkey (for my monkey of a 2 year old son), or the cupcake (for either of my girls!) Her designs are AMAZING!

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  10. I have to have the crab t-shirt! I love that she took that picture. My hubby and I are constantly taking pictures of our 3 month old when he's having a tantrum. When you know it's not serious you just can't help but laugh. :)

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  11. I love all the monkey stuff! Awesome!

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  12. I love the BOYISH MONKEY MADNESS shirts!

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  13. I love the SPRING FLING Baby Dots Flower Dress. It is adorable!! Thanks for sharing this etsy store with us and for the giveaway. I wish her clothes came in bigger sizes. My dd would loo fabulous in that dress!

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  14. I love the crab and initial shirts! Super cute! Also I think a lady bug would be cute and go with the polka dots theme :)

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  15. like the pink and green strawberries! very cute designs and ideas!!

    pick me, pick me!

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  16. Love the sweet cherry toddler dress

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  17. I know my Allikaye would love one with a fish or a girly dinosaur!!! Yay for new Etsy shops!

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  18. Everything is so cute. What a great shop. I think my favorite is the butterfly dress.

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  19. What CUTE designs! I just had to go over to her shop and buy that monkey dress :)

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  20. Oh, my favorite item besides the monkey dress is the cherry one! And the strawberries... and giraffes.. :)

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  21. there are so many items i love, but tonight i was really drawn to the spring fling flower dress!

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  22. I can't decide between the crab for my son (he just turned 2 so it SO applies) or the monkey for my daughter. So cute!

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  23. I can't a pick favorite, I love it all! How about 3?
    1. the spring fling dress
    2. the monkey madness shirts
    3. the initial tees

    great shop!

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  24. I'd love to see her take on a cute monster. My son is really into monsters lately.

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  25. I blogged about her shop!

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  26. Oh boy, you're right, these are all adorable! I love the "Spring Fling Flower" dress and the Bella Butterfly dress. I'd love either of these for my little on, but really just about anything in the shop is adorable. :)

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  27. I just thought of 2 ideas she could make on shirts!
    1. an ice cream cone
    2. a gumball machine

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  28. Sweet Cherry Pie toddler dress is my favorite! She does have some great items in her shop.

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  29. I love the Sassy the Elephant shirt!

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  30. Idea - how about a kite?

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  31. Anything with those Alexander Henry polka dots - love that fabric! Her cupcakes are super cute, too. Thanks!

    ~Keri

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  32. can't decide...but I love the tangerine star, eric the elephant and the boyish monkey. Super cute shop to pass along!

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  33. My favorite is Vroom Vroom with new retro fabric for a boy! Gorgeous!!

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  34. What would I like to see? Dresses for bigger kids. My 6 year old who wears a size 8 would look extra cute in polka dots!!

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  35. I like the Spring Fling Baby Dots Flower Dress.

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  36. Love all the initials and the cupcakes and the whale and crabs! Pretty much all of them are amazing!

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  37. Would love to see a giraffe!

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  38. Cherry pie and butterfly dresses are super cute!!

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  39. I'm loving the Eric the Elephant........and many others but that's the fave of the moment.

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  40. Love the spring fling baby dots flower dress! Too cute!

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  41. Spring Fling baby dress is my very favorite. She has oodles of cuteness in her shop.

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  42. Her stuff is too cute. The Fuchia Crabby Cakes toddler dress is definitly my favorite! We are headed to the beach next month and it would be perfect for that! I have a "crabby" little toddler myself! (Sometimes, most of the time she is pretty sweet) I may have to take up her offer on free shipping! Woo Hoo!

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  43. I love it all. I can't decide between the Bella Butterfly or the Spring Fling! I think both would be precious on my little lady!

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  44. i love her initial tees and the crabby tees!!!!

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  45. i would love a lobster tee
    pinch pinch

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  46. I can't decide if I love the octopus or the whale more...

    My baby Jack needs the Whale Blanket, Burp Rag, and the Onesie.. AWW

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  47. Frogs. I want froggy/lillypad/buggy everything for my little man, Jack!

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  48. I'm not sure I could pick just one item. That strawberry sweet cheeks dress is just a smash though!! Thank you for sharing the etsy shop!

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  49. And you know, we call our little one "Gina Bean", so I'd love to see a green bean shape. Of course, green beans don't have polka dots, but that's okay...it would still be cute!! :P

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  50. So cute! I love the sweet cherry pie dress! Well, honestly, I love them all!

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  51. wow. hard to pick! i would get the strawberry dress for when we go pick strawberries :-)

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  52. Love the monkey dress! I have a 15-month-old who is obsessed with monkeys ... I think the last count was 23 - too cute!

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  53. I luv the TRIPLE INITIAL TEE...

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  54. I love the girly monkey madness!!! I can see my little monkey head in that top. So cute, definitely favorited her shop.

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  55. Posted on Facebook! Chrystal M Corliss! :)

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  56. Tweeted about giveaway! :)

    http://www.twitter.com/chrystalmae

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  57. OMG these things are adorable! I am loving the stars for my little man :)

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  58. I think a cute design would be a orange polkadot pumpkin :)

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  61. I love it all!!! My favorite is the Bella Butterfly Dress; however totally love the monkey dress you bought.

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  62. I just wanted to say I love your blog and it makes me happy just visiting your site each week to see the new photos of kids, and the cute clothes, of course.

    Hope you have a blessed Mother's Day!

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  63. I am in love with the sweet cherry pie toddler dress! Actually with all the dresses but this one especially as it reminds me of a dress I used to wear as a child. Beautiful items!!

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  64. Sooo diggin the crabs!!! Very cute

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  65. I especially love the polka dotted elephants t-shirts! I love polka dots, thanks for sharing her shop with us!

    Heidi Jo the Artist
    http://swirlsofcreativity.etsy.com
    Swirls of Creativity’s Purple Thursday ~ Every Thursday!
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  66. An idea would be to do some super polka dotted outfits…if she would be able to get her hands on some already polka dotted t-shirts, dresses, and still add animals, initials, etc. in different color polka dotted fabric to them. I think that would be fun, I love polka dots and don’t think they can be overdone. :)

    Heidi Jo the Artist
    http://swirlsofcreativity.etsy.com
    Swirls of Creativity’s Purple Thursday ~ Every Thursday!
    http://swirlsofcreativity.blogspot.com
    http://greenresolution.blogspot.com

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  67. OH my! Her shop is so fun!
    My fave was Eric the Elephant!

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  68. A new design idea?! What hasn't she got?!
    I would however love to see a fish with polka dot bubbles :)

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  69. Too cute! I love the initials t-shirt and the dresses!

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  70. I love the spring fling baby dots dress. Summer is so creative!

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  72. I love the Bella Butterfly toddler dress!

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  73. I blogged: http://giveaways411.blogspot.com/2009/05/nook.html

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  74. I tweeted: http://twitter.com/hellojournalist/status/1757586002

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  75. I love this: SPRING CHICKEN Baby Chicks Onesie or T-shirt

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  76. and I'd love to see a HIPPO!

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  77. Super cute stuff! I love the blue whale!!! How cute w/ some blue plaid shorts.

    Julie

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  78. Oh, and I would love to see a frog or turtle! Those are our favorite animals these days.

    Julie

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  79. I am torn... strawberries, butterflies, cupcakes, or initials... how in the world can you choose from such cuteness?

    So happy, so true!

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  80. SWEET CHERRY PIE DRESS IS ADORABLE

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  81. http://twitter.com/mamabear123/status/1759953931 tweeted it

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  82. I think maybe a great new idea for the shop would be sunhats with her designs! here in vegas we need cute hats for our lil ones during pool season

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  83. I love BELLA BUTTERFLY Toddler Dress!

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  84. I love to see a onesie with a ruflled bottom, you know, when looked from behind, it looks like the baby's wearing a skirt.

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  85. Girl Monkey Madness is adorable...okay, it's all cute, and I also love the initials, cupcakes & crab!!

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  86. I love the crabs and I have a boy who would love an elephant. Maybe she can come to my place and teach me some sewing too. What amazing stuff!

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