Burpcloths: Because All Babies Puke

Or drool, or poop, or whatever.  Let’s face it, burpcloths are essential for handling just about any baby bodily function.  I’ve used them as changing mats, blankets for newborns, bibs, umbrellas {for the front carrier!}, and snot rags.  Burpcloths were one of the very first things I ever learned how to sew, so they are near and dear to my heart!

So I thought I’d give you a little sneak peek at what has been taking up all of my time lately.  I’m expanding my shop a little at Flowertown to include I Spy bags and Appliqued shirts for toddlers…but today, I’m going to show you some of my lovely new burpcloths.

If you can’t wait until Flowertown Festival, and just must have any of these prints, just click on the picture to be taken directly to my Etsy shop where you can purchase it.Because All Babies Puke: Why Burpcloths are Essential and a sneak peek at the new fabrics in my shop!When my friend Diana had her baby, she requested a set of burpcloths that included mustaches.  And as hard as it was to find three separate prints that not only coordinated, but also fit the “theme,”  this set ended up being one of my absolute favorites!  It’s a little cheeky, but very dapper….Because All Babies Puke: Why Burpcloths are Essential and a sneak peek at the new fabrics in my shop! Mustache Burpcloths This next set is in honor of the many, many people who told me that I needed to include more gender neutral prints {it’s amazing how many preggo mommies come into my tent at Flowertown, and who won’t find out the gender until just after the festival!}.  And also the ones who told me I needed to jump on the FOX bandwagon…..{hint,hint, there are also matching fox bibs, paci clips and appliqued shirts!}Because All Babies Puke: Why Burpcloths are Essential and a sneak peek at the new fabrics in my shop! Fox BurpclothsWhen I saw this set of fabric, I literally could not resist it.  With Millie starting ballet a few weeks ago, ballerinas are on my brain.  But I wanted to keep it simple and elegant {but still girly!}, so I found the coordinating dots and florals, for a beautiful pink, navy and gray combination.Because All Babies Puke: Why Burpcloths are Essential and a sneak peek at the new fabrics in my shop! Ballerina BurpclothsAnd speaking of not being able to resist….I saw the gray fabric first.  It is completely nerdy.  I loved it!  Covered in equations, math symbols and html code, it’s just so geeky!  I’ve had it for almost a year, not being able to find anything to go with it.  Then….the bunson beakers appeared.  Perfection!Because All Babies Puke: Why Burpcloths are Essential and a sneak peek at the new fabrics in my shop! Nerdy BurpclothsI’m not usually one to purchase the “baby print” fabrics.  You know, the baby jungle animals and cartoony stuff.  But, I found that I am a minority, and lots of people are looking for that kind of print, with the quality of my work.  So here is my compromise.  You get your gender neutral, baby animals….and I threw in some trendy owls too!Because All Babies Puke: Why Burpcloths are Essential and a sneak peek at the new fabrics in my shop! Jungle BurpclothsI also found some more modern and trendy prints that called my name this year.  I had my beloved Feather and Arrow Aztec print last year, this year I’m adding to it with this Arrow and Cross print.  I love the metallic gold that’s in it, and I even found a print for a matching pacifier clip!Because All Babies Puke: Why Burpcloths are Essential and a sneak peek at the new fabrics in my shop! Arrow and Cross BurpclothsAnd finally, I wanted to show you some of the fabric that I bought online.  I got a bunch of nautical prints in both blue and pink bases, so they are perfect for all babies!  And how cute are the little French seals?  Check out the Etsy shop to see the rest of these nautical prints {including mermaids!}.Because All Babies Puke: Why Burpcloths are Essential and a sneak peek at the new fabrics in my shop! Nautical BurpclothsHere’s a little info on my burpcloths.  They are made with printed cotton and two-ply flannel, so they are really absorbent, but dry really, really fast too.  I stitch them into thirds, so they are easy to fold…and the more you use/wash them , the softer they get!  Be sure to look at my bibs, and pacifier clips too, as many of them coordinate for the perfect gift.  I still haven’t gotten ALL of my new stuff up in the shop, and won’t be listing some of it until April {after the festival} due to limited quantities, but let me know if you are looking for something specific, and I’m sure we can work something out!

And, as always, you can see everything I make if you follow me on Instagram {@palmsandpigs}.  If you happen to be in South Carolina the first weekend of April {1, 2, 3} be sure to go to Summerville {just outside Charleston} to check out the HUGE Flowertown Festival and Craft Fair.  My booth is almost always on the sidewalk by the tennis courts and I have a big YELLOW DOOR as my sign.  You can’t miss it.  Or, if you can’t get there, just follow my #YellowDoor hashtag that weekend to live vicariously through Social Media!

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Flowertown Festival 2015: An Anticipatory Post

This coming weekend will be the second year I participate in the massive Flowertown Festival 2015 in Summerville, South Carolina.  It’s three long, hot days of aa-mazing homemade crafts, clothing and artwork.  Hundreds of Thousands of people flock to the Lowcountry to wander the quaint streets of Summerville for the weekend, or participate in the equally famous Cooper River Bridge Run in downtown Charleston {held on Saturday morning.}.  And just like last year, I’m equal parts stressed, anxious, nervous and excited!!!

Flowertown Festival 2015: An Anticipatory Post

This year, I shook up my inventory a little bit by adding some new merchandise.  I am getting rave reviews about my new bibs.  They are adjustable in size, so they can fit babies or toddlers.  Soft cotton designs on the top, and absorbent terry cloth on the bottom to soak up…everything.  And you can get them with OR with out a pacifier holder.  The ones with the holders use a snap to keep that paci attached and ready…it’s been a huge help with Lincoln, who is just now figuring out how to FIND his paci to sooth himself.  These bibs don’t let it get far!  Here’s a sample:

Bibs with Pacifier Holders in Palmettos and Pigtails' Etsy Shop

Bibs with Pacifier Holders in Palmettos and Pigtails' Etsy Shop

And here are some of my newest prints that have matching burp cloth sets!

Bibs {also available with Pacifier Holders} in Palmettos and Pigtails' Etsy Shop

Burp Cloth Sets in Palmettos and Pigtails' Etsy Shop

Burp Cloth Sets in Palmettos and Pigtails' Etsy Shop

As always, my burp cloths are my biggest sellers.  They come in packs of 3 and are triple-ply cotton and flannel for extra soft absorbency.  Lots and lots of new prints this year, including some more modern fabric that was a little out of my comfort zone, but hopefully y’all will like them!!

Burp Cloth Sets in Palmettos and Pigtails' Etsy Shop

Burp Cloth Sets in Palmettos and Pigtails' Etsy Shop

Burp Cloth Sets in Palmettos and Pigtails' Etsy Shop

My pacifier clips have gotten a makeover this year.  They used to attach to the pacifiers with velcro, but now, they attach with either snaps or elastic.  The elastic ones work with just about any brand of pacifier I’ve ever seen, including the popular green hospital round pacis.  Just thread the elastic through the hole or the handle, and pass the rest of the “leash” through the elastic too to secure.  Easy Peasy!  Look for the oh-so-popular Fox and Mustache prints, as well as some new colored rosettes this year.

Universal Pacifier Clips in Palmettos and Pigtails' Etsy Shop

Universal Pacifier Clips in Palmettos and Pigtails' Etsy Shop

I have decided not to make the carseat carrier cushions any more, so I’ll only have a few of those out at the festival, as a last chance buy.  But I have plenty of Door Hushers this year!  These are some of my best sellers.  The elastic wraps around the door knobs on your kid’s bedroom door, and the fabric part covers the latch so the door closes silently.  It fits snug enough for the door to stay closed, but lets you sneak in and out of baby’s room without having to turn squeaky knobs!

Door Hushers in Palmettos and Pigtails' Etsy Shop

 I’ll also have an assortment of shabby flower clip that can also be used on headbands.  So, if you are going to be in the Lowcountry this weekend…come on out and see me!  I’ll be located on the sidewalk in front of the tennis courts {where I was last year}, right before you hit all of the restaurant vendors!  And for you, loyal readers, get 10% off your regular priced purchase with the secret code FLOWER.  Make sure you mention that you saw it on the blog!

Come find me! {Look for the YELLOW DOOR!} Follow #YELLOWdoor to see what I’m up to this weekend!

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Flowertown Festival and Craft Show

Last weekend I had the awesome opportunity to participate in the Flowertown Festival and Craft Show here in the Lowcountry.  With 200,000 visitors over the three-day festival, and 200 vendors, it’s one of the biggest Craft Shows in the Southeast…and one of the highlights of my year!

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It’s so popular, that it’s hard to walk, let alone with strollers.  So I was happy to be off of the main path a little and on the sidewalk, where it was a little less crowded.  And, I was by the food court and bathrooms {always a choice location when you are 9 months pregnant!!}.

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This was my first major craft show….I usually just do local neighborhood and church craft shows.  So I was completely unsure of exactly how much inventory to have on hand.  I worked for months every night washing, sewing and folding my burp cloths, carseat carrier cushions and door hushers.  I had some set-backs with my  sewing machine functioning and obtaining certain fabrics, but in the end, I feel like I had just the right amount of inventory.  I sold out of some things, but still have enough left to restock my Etsy site until after the baby comes.

Flowertown Festival Booth and Tips for Participating in a Craft Show - Palmettos and Pigtails

At first I was intimidated by the sea of professional white tents and permanent display racks that all the booths around me had.  But after talking to some of the other vendors, and realizing that this is their career, and they spend every weekend traveling to festivals around the south, I realized that they are on a completely different level than I am, and I better quit comparing myself to them!

Flowertown Festival Booth and Tips for Participating in a Craft Show - Palmettos and Pigtails

Plus, my little red tailgating tent and my bright yellow door with my pricing and items listed on it was the perfect way to stand out amongst all the white tents!  My door is one of my favorite props.  Not only does it display exactly what I’m selling, but it also shows one of my door hushers in action!

Flowertown Festival Booth and Tips for Participating in a Craft Show - Palmettos and Pigtails

I’m also so glad that I used brightly colored gift bags with my logo and business info on the front.  I felt like it made my stuff look more professional, and I had more than one person make comments like, “Oh THIS is where those pretty bags are coming from!”

*Craft show hint….have a few bags already opened up with gift paper inside, so when you make a sale you can just grab one of those, rather than fiddling with gift wrap!  Be sure to stick a business card or two in the bag too!

Flowertown Festival Booth and Tips for Participating in a Craft Show - Palmettos and Pigtails

The bunting, left over from the one of the baby showers I hosted, was the perfect addition to my rustic decor.  I just love how it all turned out!  I also scattered my business cards in groups of three throughout my displays, and saw that most people took one with them!

*Craft show hint….don’t put all of your inventory out at once, it can be overwhelming.  Plus, buyers want to think they are buying one-of-a-kind merchandise!  Also, adding a little sign with your story gets people intrigued by you!  I had lots of people read mine and seem more interested in my products {and blog!} after reading!

Flowertown Festival Booth and Tips for Participating in a Craft Show - Palmettos and Pigtails

The weather ended up being perfect.  Friday was a bit windy, but it countered the hot sun, so it was heaven to sit behind the tent and soak it all in.  Saturday was sunny and warm, and Sunday was cloudy….but the rain held off!  The perfect weekend for a craft show!

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Etsy Shop Update!

We had a very productive weekend around here.  My parents were awesome enough to take the girls to Florida for five. whole. days.  Needless to say, Dave and I made the most of our kid-less time!

We worked in the nursery, putting up board and batten and painting {a big reveal to come soon, but here’s a sneak peek!}.

Nursery Reveal Sneak Peek! From Palmettos and Pigtails #boardandbatten #wainscotting #greige

But, since I couldn’t help much with construction or painting, I mostly sewed.  As most of you know, the first weekend in April is a HUGE craft fair here in the Lowcountry.  Huge.  As in Hundreds. of Thousands. of People.  Soooo, I’ve been sewing my butt off.  {Literally! It’s fallen asleep a couple of times…..}

So, I thought I’d show you some of what I’ve been making.  It’s also slowly making its way to my Etsy Site, so you can find more pictures and fabrics there.  And if you can’t make it to the Flowertown Festival, you can always order from me online.  I’ll even give you a little BFF reader discount!  {enter the code: FAVORITE at check out for 10% off your order!}

Homemade Baby Burpcloths from Palmettos and Pigtails

Above are 9 of my favorite burp cloth prints.  I have a TON more on my Etsy site, but I love these the most…so springy!  My burp cloths are all handmade, and are made of beautiful, sturdy cotton print and a two-ply flannel on the back {white}.  They are double stitched, and have stitching in the middle too to help hold the flannel in place in the wash, and also to aid in folding.  You get 3 of these coordinating prints all tied up with a pretty ribbon for $15.

Pacifier Clips from Palmettos and Pigtails

My pacifier clips are my little prides and joys!  I started out with some chevron ribbon prints a couple of years ago, but have since added some other girly prints, camouflage and the gorgeous rosettes!  The metal clip on one end clips to your baby’s shirt or bib, and the other end has velcro that fastens onto the pacifier.  Each of these beauts is $5.  But you’ll need one to match each outfit!

Shabby Chic Flower Clips from Palmettos and Pigtails

And my final update today is the addition of 15 new colors of shabby chic flower clips.  The clips are about 2″ wide each, and have a felt backing and metal alligator clip on the back.  I also made them so that you can slide them onto a skinny headband if you don’t want to use them as a hair clip.  See my Etsy Site for close-ups and descriptions of each color.

Make sure you swoop up the item that you want, as I only have one or two of most items…so they’ll go fast!  Next week I’ll show you my new door hushers and carseat carrier cushions!

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Anatomy of a Craft Show

Fall is my busy season for Craft Shows.  I do several each year, mostly local or neighborhood fairs.  I haven’t yet broken into the big festivals yet….and not sure I will!  It’s a stressful, but really fun, time of the year.  And the hours of planning, shopping, sewing, and selling are worth every penny of getting to spend a couple of weekends a year making and sharing the things I love!

Palmettos and Pigtails Craft Show Sign

It all starts about a month before the show.  I finalize the items I want to sell, and start buying the fabric and materials.  Then come the late nights that require a sewing machine, some company, a couple of chick-flicks on Netflix, and hot cocoa!

How to Prep for a Craft Show from Palmettos and Pigtails

The week of the craft show, I gather all of my booth materials.

Craft Show Checklist from Palmettos and Pigtails

I use the free product, Square, in order to be able to take credit and debit cards…..and my sales have soared!  I usually try to get someone to come with me {Dave, usually!} to run the “register” so I can talk to customers.  I didn’t put it on my checklist, but I also put out a sign up sheet to subscribe to my blog.  I usually get several new subscribers at fairs!

Anatomy of a Craft Show from Palmettos and Pigtails

Anatomy of a Craft Show from Palmettos and Pigtails

I label my prices several different ways.  On each item, I put a price tag and my business card.  On each table I have a price sign.  And at the entrance to my booth, I have all of my prices written on a door, as well as a demonstration of my door hushers…since people always ask how they work!

Anatomy of  Craft Show from Palmettos and Pigtails

Demonstration of Craft Show products in the booth from Palmettos and Pigtails

And like my Door Hushers, a lot of people have never seen a carseat carrier cushion.  So in addition to having plenty of options to buy, I always have one on display too, so people can try it out.

Anatomy of a Craft Fair from Palmettos and Pigtails

Any duplicate prints I have, I keep in a tupperware bin under the table so I have lots of selection, but not too much product out for the customers to look through.

New burp cloth choices from Palmettos and Pigtails

Here are some of my newest {and favorite!} prints that I made just for the Fall craft shows!  If you are interested in any of these prints, please email me….I’ll be putting any leftover from the show up on my Etsy site!  I also have several growth charts, and {due to astronomical shipping costs} will be selling those locally only….so if you are interested in one of those, please email me.

Anatomy of a Craft Show from Palmettos and Pigtails

I also like to have my personal statement out on a table.  It’s a little blurb about who I am, how I got into making my stuff, and why people should buy from me!

Anatomy of a Craft Fair from Palmettos and Pigtails

Hopefully this post has given you a little insight on how to participate in a craft show!  I have my final Fall show this coming weekend in my neighborhood {if you are local, come on by and say hello!}….then everything else will go up on Etsy!  Have a great weekend!

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{Halloween} Spider Corkscrew Bow Tutorial

This morning I have a fun Halloween Spider Corkscrew Bow Tutorial for you.  I don’t know about you, but I have been one to fall sucker for the corkscrew bows that they sell at Gymboree.  Granted, I usually buy them on sale, but I still shell out $6 or so for a pair.  Well, my friends….not anymore.  I had NO idea how easy these puppies are to make!

And use all black ribbon and add some eyeballs…viola! Spider Corkscrew Bows!  Just in time for Halloween!

Spider Corkscrew Bow Tutorial

So here is the VERY easy tutorial on how to make these little lovelies.  You’ll need:

Several skinny dowel rods, each cut to 12 inches {2 rods=one bow}
2 clothespins per dowel rod that you have
at least 1 spool of 1/4 inch grosgrain ribbon in the color of your choice {black for spiders!}
alligator clips {one for each bow you are going to make}
glue gun
 elastic thread in coordinating color {regular thread will work too, but not as well}
googly eyes {for spiders}
lighter
scissors
oven
Materials to make spider corkscrew bows from Palmettos and Pigtails

Preheat your oven to 325.  Use the lighter to seal the end of your ribbon to prevent fraying.  Using one clothespin to secure the end of your ribbon to one end of the dowel rod.

Tutorial for making spider corkscrew bows from Palmettos and Pigtails

Wrap the ribbon at an angle around the dowel rod, all the way to the end.  Keep your corkscrews tight, but not overlapping.  Use your lighter to seal the other end of your ribbon and secure to the dowel rod with another clothespin.

Tutorial for spider corkscrew bows from Palmettos and Pigtails

Do this several times…for as many dowel rods as you can fit onto your cookie sheet. You will need at least two dowel rod’s worth of ribbon to make one bow.  Stick your cookie sheet in the oven and bake for 30 minutes at 325.  Take out of the oven and cool completely before unraveling.  Try to just slide the corkscrews off of the dowel rods rather than unraveling…this will keep them tight.  Cut each 12 inch corkscrew into 4 equal pieces, sealing each end with the lighter to prevent fraying.

Tutorial for spider corkscrew bows from Palmettos and Pigtails

When you have all eight pieces for your bow {ten or twelve will also work, creating a thicker, bouncier bow}, use your elastic thread to tie a knot around the middle of the corkscrews to gather.

Tutorial for spider corkscrew bows from Palmettos and Pigtails

As you can see above, I originally attempted to make my spiders anatomically correct by just using four corkscrews {to make 8 legs!}, but the bow ended up wimpy looking…so I doubled it to 8 corkscrews.  Much better!  If I weren’t making spiders, and it was just going to be corkscrews, I think I’d up it to 12 to fill out the middle a little more.

Tutorial for spider corkscrew bows from Palmettos and Pigtails

I used a little scrap of ribbon and my gluegun to cover my alligator clips…just to make them a little nicer looking.  Then I glued the clips to the back of the spider.

Tutorial for spider corkscrew bows from Palmettos and Pigtails

Then I flipped my spider over, spread out the middle a bit and added two dots of glue and then the eyes.

Tutorial for spider corkscrew bows from Palmettos and Pigtails

So stinkin’ cute, right?  I made a few for some  of the girls’ friends…the rest will be sold at my craft show booth!

Spider Corkscrew Bow Tutorial from Palmettos and Pigtails

Spider Corkscrew Bow Tutorial from Palmettos and Pigtails

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Fall Twirly Skirt Reveal

Now that it’s Fall, and the pillowcase dresses have been put away until the Spring, it was time for me to come up with something new to sell up at McAdoodle Consignment.  I had a really hard time choosing a new dress pattern.  I was thinking about doing a jumper of some sort, but couldn’t get my heart wrapped around the idea.

And then my girls’ new cowgirl boots arrived. {I got an awesome deal when they were Buy One, Get One 1/2 off of Target.com}

Twirly skirt from Palmettos and Pigtails

And so these adorable boots needed a twirly skirt to go with them.  Needed with a capital N.

Twirly Skirt from Palmettos and Pigtails

Twirly Skirt from Palmettos and Pigtails

I needed a skirt that would be perfect for sitting in leaf piles, jumping off logs, and {of course!} twirling!

Twirly Skirt from Palmettos and Pigtails

And although I didn’t have enough fruit fabric to make more to sell, I found several other prints that I fell in love with…

Twirly Skirt from Palmettos and Pigtails

Prints that were just a little ruffly, but not too girly.  Something with a little sass.  Just like my girls!

Twirly Skirt by Palmettos and Pigtails

So I came up with the twirly skirt.  With an elastic waistband, and two other layers of pretty, twirly fabric….it’s the perfect skirt to wear with some cowgirl boots.

I made them in my usual sizing, 18m-2T, 3T-4T, and 5T-6T.  And I wanted to make one distinctly for Fall.  Great for Thanksgiving dinner!  So she can twirl off all that turkey and pumpkin pie!
Fall Twirly Skirt from Palmettos and PigtailsWhich one is your favorite?

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Newest Pillowcase Dresses

While I was on vacation in Maryland, I was working!  That is, working on the finishing touches to my newest collection of pillowcase dresses that will be sold at McAdoodle Consignment Boutique in Fulton, MD.

McAdoodle Consignment in Fulton, MD

My original spring collection was selling like hotcakes, so I was eager to find some brighter, summer colors.  Sizing is 18m/2T, 3T/4T, and 5T/6T.  And of course, Door Hushers, Carseat Carrier Cushions, Burpcloths and Pacifier Clips are also available.

The Button Pillowcase Dress from McAdoodle Consignment and Palmettos and Pigtails

illowcase Dress from McAdoodle Consignment and Palmettos and Pigtails

I love the mixture of the pinks, purples and limeish/yellows in the “button dress”.

illowcase Dress from McAdoodle Consignment and Palmettos and Pigtails

illowcase Dress from McAdoodle Consignment and Palmettos and Pigtails

Doesn’t my “lemonade stand” dress remind you of lemons and limes?  How refreshing!

illowcase Dress from McAdoodle Consignment and Palmettos and Pigtails

illowcase Dress from McAdoodle Consignment and Palmettos and Pigtails

And this is just my “pink and green” dress….I need a better name!  Any suggestions?  What’s your favorite dress?

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Pillowcase Dress Reveal!

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Do you follow me on Facebook?  Or Twitter?  You should…because if you do, you already know I have big news today!! The last time I was up visiting Betsy in Maryland, we checked out a new consignment and handmade store called McAdoodle Consignments.

McAdoodle Consignments and Handmade Children's Items...now selling Palmettos and Pigtails!

It’s one of Betsy’s favorite places to shop {and would be mine too, if I lived there!!}.  Think adorable, name brand clothes that are {well} loved, and brand new homemade items like aprons, children’s belts, and now….

wait for it….

Pillowcase dresses! Pillowcase Dresses being sold at McAdoodle Consignment from Palmettos and PigtailsPillowcase Dress by Palmettos and Pigtails sold at McAdoodle ConsignmentPillowcase Dress by Palmettos and Pigtails sold at McAdoodle ConsignmentMy dresses come in three sizes, 18m-2T/3-4/5-6.  The sets that I have made so far for McAdoodle are coordinating, meaning there are multiple sizes and patterns that match or coordinate with each other.  {If you are like me and have two daughters, odds are they won’t want to “match”, but you’ll want their dresses to at least coordinate color and pattern-wise!}Pillowcase Dress by Palmettos and Pigtails being sold at McAdoodle ConsignmentPillowcase Dress by Palmettos and Pigtails being sold at McAdoodle ConsignmentAnd burp clothes, and pacifier clips, and door hushers, and carseat carrier cushions! {which all came from my Etsy shop}So if you can’t make it to McAdoodle, feel free to swing by my Etsy Shop for other patterns.Rose Pacifier Clip by Palmettos and Pigtails sold at McAdoodle ConsignmentBurpcloths by Palmettos and Pigtails being sold at McAdoodle ConsignmentDoor Husher by Palmettos and Pigtails for sale at McAdoodle ConsignmentCarseat Carrier Cushion by Palmettos and Pigtails being sold at McAdoodle Consignment

All made by little ‘ole me!

I am just tickled pink by this new partnership!  I LOVE making this stuff, and hopefully I’m bringing a little bit of Southern flair to Maryland!!!

Go visit McAdoodle in person, or on Facebook!

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{From the Workshop} Ruler Growth Chart

In the spirit of bragging on Dave again, I thought I’d show you the latest and greatest out of the workshop {and straight into the Etsy store!}.

Inspired by all of the marked up door frames, penciled up walls and childhood memories that are left behind everytime a family moves from their home.  Why not create a growth chart that not only can be transferred from home to home, but can also double as an attractive work of art on your family’s wall.

The charts we sell are handmade by Dave, using {obviously} precise measurements, and are meant to be hung six inches from the ground {hopefully avoiding baseboards!}.  The numbers and marks are hand painted, and the whole chart is stained and coated for protection.

My favorite thing about the growth chart is that you can use a fine tip Sharpie marker to record your child’s height, but you can’t really see the marks from far away….so it’s not completely obvious that we have writing all over it unless you look closely!

It’s the perfect gift for new parents, grandparents {or yourself!}.  Check out my etsy shop for more details and to place your order.  Use the code HOLIDAY to get 10% off until Christmas!!

www.etsy.com/shop/palmettosandpigtails

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