Friday, May 29, 2009

I'm hosting a Stella & Dot Party!

Erica Hurley is the first person who encouraged me to start doing trunk shows for Sweet Dreams Designs. She hosted one of my first shows and has continued to host one for me every season since! She has been a loyal, supportive customer and in turn has become a dear friend!

It's now time for me to support her! Erica has recently become a Stella & Dot stylist and is coming to Birmingham to host a show in my home! If you are able to attend, we look forward to seeing you! However, if you cannot attend and would like to shop online please do! Clicking this link will take you to shop online through my party!

As you know, hostesses receive rewards for hosting a show...I'M SHARING MY HOSTESS REWARDS WITH YOU! Each person that makes a purchase will be entered to win a HALF PRICED item! There is no minimum purchase and you will also be entered if you purchase online through my show! I will be giving away UP TO 4 half priced items, but the amount of 1/2 priced giveaways will depend on the amount sold at the party!

I'll be serving wine & snacks, so come have a girl's night with us & shop! Hope you can make it!

Date: June 13th, 2009
Location: My Home (inquire for details if you are local!)
Time: 6pm - 8pm

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Cuties wearing cuties

I've received some cute pictures lately of your little ones wearing Sweet Dreams Designs! It's been a while since I've posted any here to the blog, so here they are!

These pictures make me smile! It is so cool to see most of these that I've been making outfits for since they were little bitty! If you have pictures of your child wearing Sweet Dreams Designs, send them in! They'll be featured here on the blog as well as on our Facebook page under Customer Photos!
Send them to: anna@sweet-dreams-designs.net

Monday, May 18, 2009

Summer fun!

Been neglecting the blog a bit lately...just got back from a fun vacay with the hubby in Ft. Walton Beach! We visited his sister and her husband who live there. We had two full days at the beach and on day one I was already crispy from the sun! Luckily, I was able to make it out for day two! Last night, after returning home, I slept for 12 hours! Here are a few pics of our fun weekend... .


Now that I'm back, it's time to get busy! We have a bunch of shows coming up this summer. I'm taking part in the Ross Bridge Fresh Market on the Green which takes place every third Saturday at Ross Bridge resort from 8am - 12pm. Joining me will be my friends from Mtn. Marketplace - Brenda Scott with her yummy sourdough bread and Heather from Blue Eye Creations with her hand stamped towels and onesies. I expect it to be a lot of fun and hope that you will come see me there! Here is the schedule:
June 6th & 20th
July 18th
August 1st & 15th
September 5th & 19th

Also coming up is the first ever Arts & Crafts Show at the Calera National Guard Armory put on by Birmingham Etsy Artists and Crafters. It will be held on June 6th from 8am - 4pm at 1320 8th Ave., Calera, AL 35040 and will feature all handmade, hand crafted items. There are still a few booths available if you'd like to showcase your handmade items! Just contact Becky for info!

I'm also hoping to take part in the Mt. Laurel farmers market some Saturdays this summer. Gotta stay busy!

Right now, I'm working on the Spring 2010 line and finishing up the rest of the Fall 2009 line. Yes, it WAS finished but since all of my show samples were stolen by my Dallas rep I have to start over! Long story - I'll attempt to write about that at a later date!

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Now Booking Fall 2009 Shows!

The first dates available for our Fall Shows are the following:

Saturday, July 25 *** BOOKED ***
Sunday, July 26 ***BOOKED***
Sunday, August 2
Saturday, August 8 *** BOOKED ***
Sunday, August 9
Saturday, August 29
Sunday, August 30
Sunday, Sept 6 *** BOOKED ***
Sunday, Sept 13
Sunday, Sept 20
Sunday, Sept 27

NOTICE: ONLY ONE SATURDAY LEFT ON AUG 29! IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN HAVING A SATURDAY EVENING SHOW OR A FRIDAY EVENING SHOW, CONTACT ME! I HAVE MORE DATES AVAILABLE!

These are the only weekend dates that are available at this time - First come first served! However, if you are available for a week day show, please contact me to find the date that suites you best! We have also expanded to shipping trunks to hostesses out of the AL/GA area. If you, or someone you know is interested in having a SDD trunk show and lived outside of our area, please let them know we will ship the trunk to them so they can host a show and earn hostess rewards!

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions and be sure to go ahead and book your date before they fill up!

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

I got featured!

So, I was just about to log into my etsy store, when I noticed something cute at the top left of my screen! I was JUST ABOUT to click on it, when I realized it was my VERY OWN Monogrammed Jon Jon! How crazy is that?


Second from the left BellaParis Monogrammed Jon Jon

The craziest part is, that the gift guides rotate, so when you sign on each time there is a different guide up. It's possible I may have never even known I was featured! Gosh Etsy is so freaking cool. Second from the Right - Monogrammed Jon Jon



Sunday, May 3, 2009

Networking on the Mountain


I had such a great day at Mountain Marketplace on Saturday! We had quite a rush before noon that slowed slightly after lunch....there were a TON of activities going on around town on Saturday fighting for our attendance. But, I did meet my sales goal plus $16! That's not the best part though. The best part is I met some wonderful people and learned of some great new outlets for sales.

During the summer, starting in June, there is Fresh Market on the Green at Ross Bridge resort. I'm calling tomorrow to check in about reserving a tent for the market. It is every other Saturday from 8am - 12pm and sounds like fun! Mt. Laurel also has a Farmer's Market every Saturday that I may try to participate in sometimes this summer.

My two sweet friends Molisa and Traci along with her daughter Ella came to visit me! Look what Miss Ella took home!
Every child that has ever passed by my booth has walked through the racks! Of course I don't mind....I captured Ella looking adorable and a little sneaky underneath all those clothes!

I met Brenda Scott, who makes delicious sourdough bread and was kind enough to send me home with a loaf! That was yesterday and it is already almost gone! Jason and I LOVE bread and hers was especially delicious and only $5 a loaf. I expect to run into her again this summer at Ross Bridge and Mt. Laurel. I also met Heather Honeycutt-Hurt who is the owner/creator of Blue Eye Creations. She makes beautiful hand stamped flour sack towels.

All in all, it was a great day and I'm looking forward to exhibiting at as many events as I can this summer! I'll have a list soon!