Feature Sponsor Love + Giveaway – Hugs & Kisses Designs

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I’d like to introduce to you one of my April Feature Sponsors whose shop is geared towards parents and itty bitty babies, Hugs & Kisses Designs.  This shop is full of burp clothes, diaper clutches and bibs with super cute modern prints as well as prints geared towards baby and nurseries.  My fave item is the custom art silhouettes and of course had to get one for my little A!  I sent in the following picture to Becca (a picture of Aunt Stephanie holding Austin) and Becca worked her magic and created this awesome silhouette of Austin.  When I saw the proof come across my inbox, I totally squealed with delight at how much it really looks like my little one. 


1) Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you started up your shop?
hi friends, i’m becca! mama to two beautiful little boys – cayden and sawyer. & wife to one amazing husband – jeremy. i’m a graphic designer during my 9-5 and a creator of items for itty bitties during late nights/weekends. several years ago (five, maybe?), i asked for a sewing machine for my birthday. that sewing machine? it scared me. so i locked it away in a closet for several years. in may of 2009, we welcomed our first son into the world. and something sparked inside me to pull that sewing machine out and try to make something for cayden. so i did. after several attempts at different items, i decided that the quality was awesome. hugs & kisses was opened later that year. since then some items have come and gone. but i love where the progression of the shop has taken me.

2) What is your favorite thing about being an etsy shop owner?
being an etsy shop owner is such a gift. really. it’s so fun being able to make things for other people to treasure. even cooler? when those things are purchased from people you’ve never met. it’s just very rewarding to think that people want to purchase items that you’ve made with your own hands. plus also? being able to let my creativity run a little wild in a completely different way is really awesome. relaxing, if you will.

3) What is your favorite thing to do in the Summer?
being a fair-skinned, freckled red-head, most would think that i avoid the sun like the plague, but the beach is absolutely one of my most favorite things about the summer. we only live about four hours away from the nearest beach and definitely try to get there at least once a year. i love the sound of the waves. and now that we have two itty bitties of our own, i can’t wait to see what memories are formed during those weeks at the beach.

4) What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
i have no idea how to answer this one with just one flavor. if i’m sharing with my husband, cookies & cream, hands down. if i’ve got my own? mint chocolate chip! (the hubby doesn’t do mint & chocolate together. i know. it’s a travesty.)


Win $30 shop credit to Hugs & Kisses Designs!

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This giveaway is open INTERNATIONALLY and closes on May 1, 2012 at 12:01AM EST.
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  1. April 24, 2012 / 7:08 am

    I love the blue plaid diaper clutch!

  2. April 24, 2012 / 7:33 am

    pink medallion burp cloths – set of 2 are my favorite!!!!

  3. April 24, 2012 / 7:45 am

    You are on a roll with these giveaways!!!! I love the teal dots diaper clutch. I need something so portable!

  4. April 24, 2012 / 8:29 am

    I love the silhouettes! The burp clothes are cute too.

  5. April 24, 2012 / 8:59 am

    I like the silhouettes!

  6. Maria
    April 24, 2012 / 9:01 am

    I love the butter and gray diaper clutch! Thanks so much for the chance to win! πŸ™‚

  7. April 24, 2012 / 9:10 am

    what a cool silhouette idea!!!!

  8. Kelsey
    April 24, 2012 / 9:47 am

    Everything is so cute!

  9. April 24, 2012 / 10:33 am

    I love the diaper clutches! The patterns are great πŸ™‚

  10. April 24, 2012 / 11:43 am

    My fav item are the pet silhouettes! I’d love one of each of my dogs πŸ™‚


  11. Alaine
    April 24, 2012 / 11:55 am

    i love the lime green and grey bib
    family74014 at gmail dot com

  12. April 24, 2012 / 1:26 pm

    I’d love a custom art pet silhouette! πŸ™‚

  13. April 24, 2012 / 1:59 pm

    My favorite item is the butter & gray diaper clutch!

  14. April 24, 2012 / 2:35 pm

    LOVE the butter and cream diaper clutch:)

  15. Steph
    April 24, 2012 / 5:54 pm

    yay!! Austin has a great silhouette! Super cool print πŸ™‚

  16. April 24, 2012 / 6:14 pm

    i love the “let it be” print, what a cute shop!

  17. Rebecca Orr
    April 24, 2012 / 7:00 pm

    I love the pink medallion bib!! So cute. And we are definintely going to need it soon!! bekki1820cb at gmail dot com

  18. April 24, 2012 / 7:42 pm

    one thing I like is the magenta rings bib

  19. Tiffany B.
    April 24, 2012 / 10:45 pm

    That blue plaid clutch is adorable!

  20. April 24, 2012 / 10:52 pm

    This is an awesome giveaway. I’d love to win πŸ™‚

  21. April 25, 2012 / 1:38 am

    Becca has used a very pretty range of fabrics. I like the burp cloths called ‘teal dots burp cloths’

  22. Sandy
    April 25, 2012 / 9:22 am

    Love the Song of Solomon prints!

  23. April 25, 2012 / 9:57 am

    I love the “Let It Be” print

    dull2000 at cox dot net

  24. LaTanya
    April 25, 2012 / 10:16 am

    custom art: silhouette (5″ x 7″)

  25. April 25, 2012 / 4:54 pm

    the magenta rings diaper clutch would make a perfect gift!

  26. Micaela Staheli
    April 25, 2012 / 7:30 pm

    I love all the burp cloths and diaper clutches!


  27. Tanya Riley
    April 25, 2012 / 7:57 pm

    I love the you are my sunshine print

  28. April 26, 2012 / 12:22 am

    i totally adore the chevron and the dots bib! i love how big the size of the bibs are!

  29. Sandy Lasher
    April 27, 2012 / 3:12 am

    I love the clutches or bibs

  30. April 27, 2012 / 8:26 am

    I love her stuff, and would LOVE to win some cute little things for my little one! πŸ˜‰

  31. April 27, 2012 / 8:28 am

    sorry, i didn’t read the instructions. I love the diaper clutches! Not sure what I’m having yet, so I don’t have a favorite pattern….yet…

  32. salinger9
    April 28, 2012 / 6:43 am

    les silhouettes sont tout simplement gΓ©niales…

  33. April 29, 2012 / 4:53 pm

    LOVING that lime & gray polka dot bib! great shop items, really i love them all πŸ™‚

  34. Kimberly
    April 30, 2012 / 12:06 pm

    I love the girly bibs, especially the pink medallion style. I would also love to add the custom pet silhouette prints to my daughter’s nursery. I call them her brothers, so it would be nice to have them represented. πŸ™‚

  35. April 30, 2012 / 12:59 pm

    I adore the song of Solomon print!!

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