5.29.2014

Throwback Thursday, Vintage Honey Style!

Don't you love looking back at TBT photos on Facebook or Instagram?  It is hilarious to see old high school photos or to swoon over newborn photos from friends?  Looking back at those throwback, we often think, 'wow...we have come a looooooong way'!  The same is for our shop!

When we started our shop in 2011, we really had no objective for our shop except to try to sell a few cute handmade items.  We picked a general name so that we wouldn't be stuck with selling a certain product like, "Jen & Mel's Amazing Hairbows'!  We picked The Vintage Honey Shop because of the color...a golden yellow.  We had no intentions of selling anything vintage and certainly no honey!  We started off selling fabric & paper items, so we came up with a tag line, 'where paper & fabric stick'! 

We started off selling a lil bit of everything until our teething necklaces took off.  Here is a lil 'throwback'  from the early years of The Vintage Honey Shop...

 We use to make diaper cakes...they were oh-so-pretty, but they were so hard to ship.


 These were two our first items we listed into our shop...felt flower pins!


 Our coupon organizers were so much fun to make...but they were really had to reproduce.  We made them so that they could attach to a shopping cart handle.  This is when we started using designer fabrics!

 For a short minute, we made personalized pillows!  Not really sure if we sold any, but we had them available! Ha!

 Our rice therapy wrist supports was a product that we were sure would take off...but as we have learned over the past few years, if a product doesn't take off, don't worry...either perfect it till it does or move onto something else!  

 Another diaper cake that we made...all of our cakes were custom orders.  We are sure that this mama-to-be was happy to have this at her baby shower!

 This burp cloth cupcake was a lot of fun to make, but again, it never took off in our shop!

 This burp cloth/onsie set was actually our first custom order that we ever received!  We were so excited to send this gift off!
 
 Before we started selling teething necklaces, we made our necklaces with fabric rosettes.  We decided to stop making our necklaces with rosettes because as we started making teething necklaces, we were scared that they rosettes would pop off.

 Our very first sale was of one of our notebooks that we covered in scrapbook paper!  We made a matching paper clip to go with all of our notebooks!



We also make lil post-it-note books!

Wow....wow!  We have come a long way baby!!  It has been such a blessing to see our shop grow into what it is now.  We honestly had no idea three & half years ago that we would be selling teething & nursing necklaces, nursing scarves & cupcake toppers!  Thank you to all of you for supporting our handmade shop & helping us become what we are now!  We can't wait to see where God will have taken us in another three years!

5.21.2014

{Bee} a Brand Rep for The Vintage Honey Shop!


The Vintage Honey Shop is now accepting applications for Brand Reps for our shop!  What is a brand rep?  We are looking for a few awesome mamas who are active & have a following on Instagram to promote our shop!  Our brand reps would make a four month commitment to promote & share our products in an organic way by posting pictures of themselves wearing our necklaces on Instagram 2-3 times a month.  In return, we would send them at least one necklace a month...for FREE!  Pretty sweet deal, right?!?!

What exactly are we looking for?
  • a mama with a baby with an IG account of  at least 1k followers (but not required)!
  • a beautiful, aesthetically feed of photographs!
  • someone who truly loves our necklaces & who supports handmade shops!
If you are interested...please fill out THIS application!  We will not be able to contact everyone who submits an application & will only contact you if we need further information or if you are chosen!  If you are not chosen, we encourage you to apply again for our next round!  We would love to accept everyone, but we only have limited amounts of spots (amount still being determined)!  Good luck!!

5.04.2014

Mother's Day Gift Basket

We are so excited that Mother's Day is soon approaching!!! So excited in fact, that we have teamed up with some ah-mazing shops to spoil one lucky mama with a gift basket full of lovely products that will make you squeal! We all know that as a mama, you don't always take the time to shop for yourself or spend time on just you!  So we are going to gift one of you with this gift basket!!


 Woohoo...are you absolutely excited???  The absolutely lucky mama will be spoiled with the following items...

A coffee mug from She Does Justice

A handstamped vintage spoon from jessicaNdesigns
A "Sleeping Baby" sign by The Tulle Shop
A set of  Botanical Note Cards from Gracelaced
A small zippered pouch from Abby Maddy Designs
 A necklace & earring set from Bliss Baby Designs
 A Seafoam Bamboo Baby Wrap from Happy Baby Wrap
A $25 gift card to Target from The Pleated Poppy
Metallic gold leather earrings from One Little Momma
 A gray teething ring necklace & chevron nursing scarf from The Vintage Honey Shop
This awesome basket is valued over $250!!!
We will notify the winner on Mother's Day Evening.  The giveaway will be open for entries until 5/10.  This giveaway is open to USA residents only (because of shipping reasons)!
Good luck & have fun entering below!




4.08.2014

14k Facebook Fan Giveaway

We were so excited when we saw that we went over the 13k Facebook Fan mark!  So we decided to do a giveaway!!  Then in the mean time....we went over 14k!! Wow, y'all...you are awesome!!!  To celebrate, we are having a giveaway!!



What are we giving away? 5 lucky mamas will get to pick out their favorite teething/nursing necklace out of our shop!!!  Yay!!!

We have created a lot of ways you can gain entries...some every day while the giveaway is open!  Woot-woot!  We will pick our 5 winners on 4/14 and will email them & announce it on Facebook!  Open to domestic & international fans!!

Good luck!!!

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