Springtime Baby Headbands - And GIVEAWAY!

Sunday, April 1, 2012

I love the Japanese fabric-folding technique (aka kanzashi). It creates the most eye-popping 3-dimensional flowers for kids' headbands.  I could make these all day long, it's just so fun to see them come together.

Without fail, if Sisi wears one of these out and about, she gets 3x as many oohs, awws and cheek pinches as she normally does (and she normally gets a lot :)  I've come to realize, you just can't deny the power of a cute kids' accessory. 





(And lots of others I created as gifts for mommy friends ...)
*******Here's where the giveaway part comes.  My first ever giveaway, can you believe it?*******

WIN ONE OF THE 3 HEADBANDS MODELED BY SIENA.  Any one, your choice! 

The rules are very simple. (BTW, I think it's hilarious how complicated blog giveaways have gotten these days. For example, one must subscribe, tweet, facebook, pin, tell 6 friends, and do 3 cartwheels.  I kid!)
  1. Leave a comment telling me which of the three headbands modeled by my cute kidlet you would like, and who will be donning it when you win (your kid?  your niece? your unborn child? yourself?- the headbands are pretty stretchy, so you could probably wear it :) 
  2. That's it!  I would greatly appreciate it if you subscribed to the Petal and Thorn Blog one way or another, but it's not mandatory.  Just make sure your profile has some sort of info whereby I can contact you if you win.  
I'll pick a winner randomly on Monday April 9th.  Good luck!  (If winner is outside of the U.S., item will be shipped first class, with no tracking or guaranteed arrival date.  Just so ya' know.)

See more awesomely cute Petal and Thorn Kidlet accessories at my Petal and Thorn shop.

26 comments:

Ashley April 1, 2012 at 9:40 AM  

I'd love the persimmon orange and powder blue for my daughter who is due to arrive in July!

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V3 Weddings and Events April 1, 2012 at 9:58 AM  

I want all of them for myself! Lol But I'd give it to my little Brooklyn and her favorite is the coral and crisp white :)
Vanessa @ v3events.com

I said "I will" to Mr. Woo! April 1, 2012 at 2:01 PM  

Ohh~ new additions! Selah wants the Red/Pink/Turqoise for this spring/summer! We're fans of all your beautiful creations. :)

Vivian April 1, 2012 at 3:35 PM  

My 4 month old Leah would like the persimmon orange and powder blue. She loves her boba headband i got for her!

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Jen C April 1, 2012 at 6:54 PM  

Your creativity and craftiness never cease to amaze me, Kristin! I showed Rebecca this post to see if she would point out a favorite, but all she kept saying is "bebe bow" which I'm translating as she likes all of the headbands. My favorite is the red, pink, and turquoise though. Adorable!

Mrs. K April 1, 2012 at 7:21 PM  

These are so adorable! I would want #3 for my niece. :) You are seriously so talented!!

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Kat April 1, 2012 at 11:47 PM  

How super cute! These would be perfect for my little girl. I especially love the first one (persimmon orange and powder blue)

katch05 at gmail dot com

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Debbie April 2, 2012 at 8:34 AM  

So adorable, Kristin! As usual, I'm in awe of your creativity and ability to actual produce the adorable things you think up! My favorite is #3 hopefully for April, if she'll keep it on. Otherwise for my cousin's little girl, due in June. :)

~ Debbie N (you know where to find me!)

MTharp April 2, 2012 at 9:51 AM  

They're all lovely but I think I would choose the coral and crisp white for my little niece. My sister-in-law loves to put her in headbands and yours are so beautiful and unique! =)

facebook me if I win ;)

HilLesha April 2, 2012 at 9:20 PM  

I love them all, but I love the first one most of all. I'd love to win this for my daughter who won't be arriving until late July. :)

HilLesha@gmail.com

Kristin @ Petal and Thorn April 3, 2012 at 8:04 AM  

lots of babies due this summer, i love it! good luck, ladies!

Wing April 3, 2012 at 10:41 AM  

My girl would love #3! She is 20months and loves hair accessories!

Wingwing125@hotmail.com

Anne Lee April 3, 2012 at 11:53 AM  

Hi Kristen,
This is Anne from Mama Bears. These are adorable!! Go you! :) And you Siena is beatiful. Is she happa like my Calleigh? Calleigh would be honored to wear any one of your lovely creations! You can connect with me on FB. Thanks for offering the giveaway! I'm gonna RSS you blog and pin these cute headbands!
Anne :)

Unknown April 3, 2012 at 12:46 PM  

They're all so cute! I would love the Persimmon Orange one for my baby in utero. Hoping it's a girl! =) You can contact me on FB. I'm on Mama Bears.
Cynthia C.

Kristin @ Petal and Thorn April 3, 2012 at 2:09 PM  

Anne- I'm a happa, so Sisi is a "quappa" :) Calleigh is a beautiful name- might have to steal that next time around.

Kelly Lee April 3, 2012 at 2:34 PM  

hi kristen! oh my goodness, these headbands are soo adorable!! i love them all but esp would like the coral and crisp white one for my 17 mo old daughter noelle :) i'm on the mama bears page too. thanks for the free giveaway offer!
-kelly lee

Nathalie Yan April 3, 2012 at 3:33 PM  

hi fellow mama bear :) thanks for having this sweet giveaway! your headbands are super cute and i think my goddaughter would love wearing the coral and crisp white headband. thanks again! and where do you find the time to do all of this with a LO! great job!

Unknown April 3, 2012 at 9:19 PM  

these are so adorable! thanks for sharing it with the mama bears. =) my LO is 4.5 month old and she doesn't have much hair, so these would be perfect for her. she would love any of these, but especially the #3 Coral & Crisp White.

-aileen jung (on FB & mama bears)

skypei April 4, 2012 at 11:49 AM  

Wow. I've been looking forever for somehing cute for my little 3mo old and this look perfect. Love love the coral & crisp white. Even if I dont win, I'm glad I can buy it at your shop!

Thanks Kristin!

Lacey April 4, 2012 at 6:32 PM  

Wowee, look at all those comments. Been thinking of you lately, as I made a bunch of sugar free chocolate snacking balls (??) and they're so good. Reminds me of you! My favourite is definitely the persimmon and powder blue - gorgeous! I will have to look up the technique now and see if I can give it a go.

Sophia April 5, 2012 at 10:08 AM  

hi kristin! you don't know me but i go to EBCB and lots of our mutual friends talk about you so i've been reading your blog for the past couple of months.. i'm such a fan! i would love to win #3 for my daughter, emmalie... she's turning 1 in 3 weeks so it would be the perfect birthday accessory! :) - love, sophia

Katrina April 7, 2012 at 11:50 AM  

would love the 2nd one for my girls to share!

ykatrina at hotmail dot com

Regina April 7, 2012 at 11:36 PM  

I love them all but my favorite would have to be coral and crisp white for my 9 month old daughter. Thanks for the giveaway.

Rage614@gmail.com

Jessica April 8, 2012 at 5:03 PM  

It's a tough call, but I think I would have to choose the coral and crisp white for my baby girl. Thanks for the giveaway!
jjak2003 at gmail dot com

Sarah April 9, 2012 at 9:50 AM  

Love them all but my fave is number 2!! They are all so cute!!
-Sarah Nguyen from Mama Bears :)

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