A new addition to our keepsake range which we will be launching very soon, can anyone guess what it is?
We are just a little excited about what we are busy working away on just now :)
A new addition to our keepsake range which we will be launching very soon, can anyone guess what it is?
We would like to wish all our customers a very Happy New Year when it comes.
2015 has been another amazing year for our little business and us personally. We have welcomed 2 new additions into the Baby Doodahs family with the arrivals of little Gorgie and Maisie and whilst we have been a bit quiet on our facebook page for the last wee while, whilst one or other of us have been enjoying a bit of maternity leave, we have still been very much here and are looking forward to many new and exciting things for Baby Doodahs in the new year.
(Some new additions to our range to be announced very soon, some might involve keeping a hold of some of those cute little Christmas outfits :) )
A massive, massive thank you to all our customers for all your support and allowing us to follow our dreams and do what we love, we have truly been blown away with how much Baby Doodahs has grown this year and have genuinely lost count of how many bears and bibs we have made to date, here's to many more to come and thank you from both of us and our little munchkins.
Morvern and Lorna (Emmie, Noah, Gorgie and Maisie) xxx
Does anyone fancy winning some amazing felt play food from the lovely mummy made it me. They are having a wee giveaway over on their facebook page, our wee Emmie has some to go with her little play kitchen and loves it :)
Sorry I have been very quiet on here for the last wee while, we have been a little busy welcoming the latest addition to our little family :)
Baby Maisie was born 2 weeks ago and both she and I are doing great.
We are slowly getting back to answering all your messages and getting back on track with orders after having some much needed family time. We are a little behind where I would ideally like to be but I promise we will get caught back up and have all outstanding orders in the post very soon and thank you to all our amazing customers for their lovely messages and for being so understanding of orders taking a little longer than usual, we really do appreciate it :)
I realised today that we hadn't properly introduced the latest addition to the Baby Doodahs team and she is nearly 2 months old now so here she is, Lorna's new little girl and my lovely wee niece Gorgie :)
She has already been nicking her fair share of Baby Doodahs burp cloths and will no doubt be doing lots of modelling and testing of our bibs in future too.
We are so pleased to say that Tums Mums and Babies Edinburgh website is now live, if your from the Edinburgh or surrounding area pop over and sign up to get updates on all sorts of mummy and baby related classes, services and products, including Baby Doodahs :)
They are also running a week of give-aways on the facebook page to celebrate the launch of the website so pop on over there to enter :)
We have added the hand-picked logo to our website to show how proud we are to have been invited to join some of Edinburgh's best businesses catering to the needs of mums and babies.
We had a brilliant time meeting new customers and catching up with other exhibitors that we haven't seen for a while at the Kingsgate shopping centre, Dunfermline for the Fife baby and toddler show this weekend.
Its going to be a busy month for us as we are now preparing for the Edinburgh baby and toddler show. If you are from the Edinburgh area the please do come along to the Edinburgh Capital hotel on Sunday 29th March from 10am to 2pm and say hi. There will be lots of exhibitors covering all sorts of baby and toddler information, classes and products. We are really looking forward to this event as last year was a really fun filled family day out with lots of new faces for us to meet :)
We have been super busy making all of your lovely orders recently and preparing stock for our upcoming baby and toddler shows but we have managed to find a little bit of time to do one of our favourite things,FABRIC SHOPPING :)
Here's a peak at some of the ones that have arrived with us already, aren't they just so lovely? These ones are all added to the fabric gallery for you to choose from when placing custom orders with us and the postie
should be bringing a few more over the coming days too.
We are absolutely delighted and super excited to have been invited to join the lovely people at Tums Mums and Babies Edinburgh.
Their website, aimed at bringing together the best of Edinburgh based services, classes and products for mums and babies launches very soon, and as mummies ourselves we know how valuable it can be to have a one stop shop for all your mummy and baby needs :)
The collective of Edinburgh based business have it all covered from pre and post natal yoga, newborn photography, brilliant baby classes and venues for toddler play and parties to weaning and baby cooking classes and some wonderful products (ours included of course) for babies and mums alike we hope it will bring a much needed help to Edinburgh mums looking for the best the area has to offer :)
Pop over to their facebook page for a sneak peak at what's to come and hit like to keep up to date, there are lots of offers and give-aways planned from all the members, including us, in the lead up to and after the launch.
Monster gift set - 2 of the keepsake teddies made this month - Cream and pink rose gift set
Fox bib - Toadstool gift set - Some of the bandanas from this month
Look at these little lovelies that are on their way to us from Tell them with a Toadstool
for displaying our price tags on our baby show stands :)
I think they may be appearing in some of our photos alongside our bibs in future
too they are just so cute.
Superhero cape and matching badge - Balloons gift set - 1st birthday badge - Keepsake teddy
Personalised name blankets - Superhero bib - I love my big sister bib
This is just a very small number of the many Christmas orders we have completed this year :)
Once again we would like to thank all of our amazing customers for there support and for again blowing us away with the amount of orders we have taken over this Christmas period, it has been a pleasure to make all the keepsake teddies, bibs and gift sets for lots of lucky little ones :)
Matching Keepsake teddies - Superhero bunting - Space themed mobile and bunting
Purple little heart bandana - Butterfly bib - Hot air balloon bib
We are delighted to announce we are now able to offer our keepsake teddies as a gift set for you to purchase. If you would like to give one of our keepsake teddies as a gift but aren't able to get the clothes needed to make it would just rather let the recipient choose the outfits to use then we can send out a gift boxed set with everything they need to order their special keepsake bear when they are ready to.
Sets include an information booklet with everything they need to know about our bears, an order form to fill out and send off with the clothes, a postage bag to send the clothes to us in and a gift voucher for the recipient to claim there gift with. We also include the cost of posting the completed bear to your gift recipient so that all they have to do is send us there clothes and wait for their special gift :)
If you would like to order one or have any questions please use the contact us tab above and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
Noah's ark gift set - Patchwork bib - Personalised bunting
2 of the Keepsake Bears ordered this month - several monkey bandanas - 1st birthday bandana
Robot themed bib as part of a gift set - Beth Bear - Several of our ever popular monkey initial bibs
2nd birthday badge - Space themed gift set - Owl bib
A couple of 1st birthday badges - Birthday bodysuit with braces and bowtie - Faith Bear
Tartan initial bandana - 1st birthday bib - Allergy bib custom order
The winner of our Facebook keepsake teddy launch competition was Stacie Tosh and she sent us her little boys clothes for us to make his bear from. So we are delighted to introduce Bodie Bear :) We loved the brilliant variety of colours in Bodies little clothes and added in some little details like the patch and star on his bottom cut from one of his little vests.
If you would like to be in with a chance of winning our next competition then pop over to our Facebook page and hit like to keep up to date with all that is going on at Baby Doodahs :)
Pirate themed placemat - Cricket bib - Teddy gift set - Bodie bear for our launch competition winner
It wasn't me and it was him bandanas - Personalised blanket - Best big sister T-shirt
We are delighted to announce the launch of the latest addition to the Baby Doodahs line up, our keepsake teddy bears :)
The bears will be made using your little ones special little outfits and can be personalised with their name, date of birth, weight or anything else you would like.
We will pick out all the important details of your little ones special outfits and use them to create your very own special keepsake to remind you of those special early days :)
Our bears are made using an original funky friends pattern and are intended for use as a keepsake. They are not intended to be used as a toy and as such we would not recommend that they are given to children under the age of 14 as the do contain small parts.
Noahs ark bandanas - Blue patchwork bandana as part of a gift set - Little heart bandana on lovely rose fabric A special bib for wearing at a wedding - 3rd birthday badge - Dinosaur T-shirt - Patchwork gift set
This week we celebrated our little Emmie's 2nd birthday, I can't believe she is 2 already, it seems like no time ago we were bringing her home from the hospital and settling into life as a little family.
We had the whole big party thing for her 1st birthday but this year we decided not to. I figure we have many years to come when she will want one so we might as well make the most of having a quiet family celebration whilst we still can. I did however want to make her a few birthday treats including the obligatory birthday cake.
When we were growing up our mum always made the most amazing hand baked and decorated cakes, from care bears to Noddy and big ears, space ships, boats and giant burgers it leaves just a little to live up to when it comes to making birthday cakes for our little ones. As we remember her home made creations so fondly I am determined to at least try to give Emmie the same memories of her mummies efforts at birthday cakes.
After a great deal of time spent trawling Pinterest for ideas I came up with a plan for a cream cheese frosted red velvet cake decorated with little hedgehogs, toadstools and mini birthday bunting. Not surprisingly the mini bunting was easily dealt with first and was no problem at all but I may have roped in my brother to help with the red velvet cake. I will admit now that it didn't come out all that red but it tasted great and I love how the cake looked all finished off with its little decorations :)
The hat was made from some scrapbook papers that I have had for ages and was made using a pattern found on Pinterest again and finished off with a little heart button and a pompom made on a fork, you don't need anything fancy to make your very own birthday hat and I think its so much nicer than a shop bought one and it actually lasted the day surprisingly well, Emmie seemed to love wearing it :)
Last up on the list of handmade goodies for my wee girls special day was a birthday badge, last year she got a couple of little badges on her birthday cards but she didn't get any this year and as we were off out to the Scottish Dear Centre for the day I wanted her to have a special little badge to show that she was now a big 2 year old. I am very good at leaving things till the last minute when they are for my own family so I must admit to getting the sewing machine out on the morning of her birthday to create this little beauty but I love how it turned out and it will be a lovely keepsake of her turning 2 and I intend to make her one for each of her birthdays and pop them away along with a picture of her wearing them for her to get out to look at when she is bigger. If you would like to order one for your little ones birthday then just send us a message :) They can be made in any colours and for any age and we can personalise them with your little ones name too if you would like.
George pig birthday bib - Little monster gift set - Robot bandana - Digger t-shirt
Turtles initial gift set - Personalised Pirate themed bunting - Train bunting
We were recently asked to make a super hero cape for one of our customers wee girls to go along with an order of bibs for her little brother.
We love getting requests to make something a little different from the normal and set ourselves a new challenge so we are always happy to try to make anything our customers ask us for. At Christmas time it was stockings that one customer asked us to do and one stocking turned into many, many stockings as word got around so who knows maybe we will be making a few more superhero capes very soon, we will definitely be making one for our own wee Emmie as when we popped it on her for a quick photo shoot she seemed to love it loads :)
Here's a pic of the finished cape and remember if you would like one made in your choice of style/colours or have another idea of something you would like to see us make we are always up for the challenge so please just ask.
And the best bit is hearing from her mummy that Super Bella loves her cape and is wearing it everywhere she goes, the littlest customers are always the best ones to please :)
Baby Doodahs family :)
We are Morvern and Lorna, 31 year old twin sisters and mummies to Emmie, Noah (both 3), Noah's little sister Gorgie (1) and the latest addition to the gang, Emmie's wee sister Maisie :)