By Danielle / Products We Love / Style / Uncategorized

Sugar and Spice and Charming Damsel

Since November of 2012, when my son was born, I have been a boy mom! Boy is all I knew, and what I became comfortable with. I knew where to find all of the cutest boy clothes, custom ordered boy cloth diapers and had a boy nursery. As Kolton grew, I became an expert on toy trains, trucks, airplanes and everything with balls! While I made it a point to not force the gender stereotype on my son, these are just the types of things he was most interested in. We never played dress up, but we collected rocks from every house in the neighborhood. He was never into dolls or stuffed animals, but LOVED throwing balls at stacks of blocks to see how hard they would fall. He has always been so sweet, but also very destructive. I think it is just in his DNA. This was all I knew as a mom.

Naturally, when we discovered we were pregnant with baby #2, I assumed Kolton was going to have a baby brother. I knew Kolton was going the be a boy the morning before our gender revealing ultrasound, and I had a similar premonition with this new baby. Although I think this was more of a slightly jaded assumption than an actual gut feeling. When we had our ultrasound, we asked the ultrasound technician not to reveal it to us, but rather to write it down on a piece of paper and seal it up. We then took it to a local party store and had them open it after we left and place balloons into a giant box for us to open in front of our family and friends. Blue balloons for a boy and pink balloons for a girl.

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When we opened the box, and three pink balloons flew up into the air, I was shocked! Then, within seconds, I was so overjoyed and swarmed with emotions that I could not hold back the tears. We were going to have a BABY GIRL!!

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Everyone around me was telling me how fun it is to shop for baby girl clothes, but this was so foreign to me. While I was of course more than excited to be able to experience the love and special bond from a son AND a daughter, I have never been that into big bows, and lace and tutus so I was a little overwhelmed.

I decorated Shayne’s nursery in neutral grays and white with a little purple for color. (Check out Shayne’s nursery HERE). Nothing over the top. And I planned on dressing her the same way. I did however find it exciting to buy cute, but neutral, headbands and hats for her to wear. After doing some searching for the perfect style, I came across a website called Charming Damsel Handmade. I placed an order for a Mommy and Me set of their adorable plum turban hats and a newborn sailor knot headband in white. Both seemed to go with everything and were simple and classy. When my order came in, I was immediately in love! They were even nicer in person than what I saw online! The material was soft and comfortable, and they were very well made. I knew my baby girl would look ADORABLE, and she did!!

First, she was able to wear the sailor knot headband.

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When she was a little older, she was able to wear the turban hat, which she will be able to continue to wear until she is around two years old.

They always seemed to fit Shayne comfortably, so of course, we had to order more of theses adorable and fashionable accessories!

We even got Piper and Kenzie in on the fun!

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My personal favorite is their retro tie-up headbands. They have so many fun prints to choose from, and can grow with your baby’s head! You just re-tie them to fit.

Charming Damsel Handmade is always coming out with new prints and designs perfect for any weather or season. I love going onto their website and checking out all of the different styles and patterns. You can even design your own headband or turban hat! The possibilities are endless! This is a shop that I hold near and dear to my heart and I highly recommend it to anyone looking to accessorize themselves or their little ones!

While I will always be a BOY mom, I have learned that I can also be a little GIRLY!

We have partnered with Charming Damsel Handmade for a GIVEAWAY! Enter to win a Mommy and Me turban set in any style or pattern combination of your choice! To enter, comment here with the reason you deserve to win such a fabulous set! Check out our Instagram account for more chances to win! Good luck!

xoxo

Danielle

 

 

 

6 thoughts on “Sugar and Spice and Charming Damsel

  1. Every little girl dreams of their happily ever after like in the fairy tales. I met the love of my life and we have dealt with many ups and downs. We suffered a miscarriage of a precious little one and it left me in a bad depression, I felt like my happily ever after was destroyed and took me forever to get through. Two years later I blessed with a baby boy my husband was delighted. Although I love my son I always dreamed of having a baby girl was always a dream of mine dressing alike and being best friends. On January 26 2016 I blessed to have my happily ever after I gave birth to a precious baby girl whom I plan to be the best mom I can be to her. I deserve to win the mommy and me set because I want to show my baby girl later on in life pictures and memories of us bonding and dressing alike and to let her know I’m her best friend and will always be by her side to encourage her that like mommy she will get her happily ever after even if it doesn’t come exactly when you want it to ❤️

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  2. I don’t think I DESERVE anything but to be a mom, but I would really LIKE to win a mommy and me set for my daughter and I! Since I was adopted, my daughter is the only other person I share DNA with so I like to think we share a special kind of bond. I live for matching sets with her and would love to add a piece like this to the collection.

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  3. These photos of you and your daughter are so precious, makes me want to get out and take a few shots of me and my 3little girls (I’m usually the one taking all the photos!). I would appreciate the mommy and me set very much and enjoy getting out and about in them!

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  4. I’d love to win this! I love all of the styles shown above, your daughter looks precious! My daughter and I would totally love to match and have some mother daughter photos taken! We are in a house full of boys, hard to wear matching things with them.. LOL. Anyways, wonderful items and so cute. Winning would be very cool. Good luck to everyone!

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  5. I would love to win this set! I am such a fan of Charming Damsel accessories. Unfortunately, I haven’t purhased anything yet. I am a 40 year old “new” mom. My husband and I thought we were done with our 3 children (2 boys and 1 girl) but GOD! HE had other plans for us. We were blessed with another girl on my mother’s birthday (Dec.23). My oldest daughter is 12. I would love to wear turban myself but I have an idea to have my two girls wear the turban. Oh I can see it now….super ka-ute!!

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  6. I would love to win this set! I am such a fan of Charming Damsel accessories. Unfortunately, I haven’t purhased anything yet. I am a 40 year old “new” mom. My husband and I thought we were done with our 3 children (2 boys and 1 girl) but GOD! HE had other plans for us. We were blessed with another girl on my mother’s birthday (Dec.23). My oldest daughter is 12. I would love to wear turban myself but I have an idea to have my two girls wear the turban. Oh I can see it now…super ka-ute!!

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