giveaway . string headband

we’re a wee bit smitten with all things thief & bandit these days (as seen here and here and as soon as order number two arrives, will be seen adorning my neck and wrist as well!) so i’m more than a little bit excited to announce that thief & bandit kids are giving away one of their ridiculously cute string headbands to one of you! yay!

to enter, leave a comment below letting me know a favourite item from either the kids’ or adults’ shop. and for an extra entry, comment again sharing something you’re excited to do this summer (or winter if you’re on the other side of the world) with your family!

contest closes friday june 1.

good luck, and thanks to thief & bandit for designing such awesome stuff!

  • May 28, 2012 - 11:31 am

    Bridgette Manchego - Love the Thief and Bandit braided headband,slate pink maze print! Love this blong and love Lila was here!

    I’m excited to take my almost 3 year old Mariah camping to explore the great outdoors and take some awesome pics this summer!

    Thank you for all the inspiration! Adorable little family you have!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 12:18 pm

    Alyssa - I love the printed baby leggings… may have to pick up a pair of those for my little gal’s birthday!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 12:40 pm

    Shauna - Thanks for sharing this adorable store. My favorites are the Hand Printed Navajo Kids Tank Dress with the Braided Headband in Double Floral ‘Tiger Stripe’ Print. LOVE!!! And something I am looking forward to this summer is a family night run using headlamps.ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 1:26 pm

    Angela - I LOVE the kids braided headband! And the something FUN I am doing this summer – is having my 1st baby!!! She would look pretty darn cute in one of these!! Love your blog and photography too!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 2:18 pm

    kaley - I was actually admiring lila’s headband in some of those photos. So happy to know where we can get one just like it. I love the kid’s string headbands, and will probably have to pick up a few different colors. Thanks for hosting this giveaway!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 2:38 pm

    sulee - I SUPER love the Hand Printed Turban with ‘Masks’ Print on Black… if I win, here’s hoping I can pull it off! lol.
    Something fun this summer? hmm. Hitting up the beeeeautiful Rocky Mountains! Yay Alberta!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 2:40 pm

    sulee - Oops, just read “Comment AGAIN”.. haha… Summer in Alberta! 😉ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 4:53 pm

    cheyanne - Love the Braided Headband in Slate Pink Maze Print. Your blog is fantastic and you kiddies are super duper cute!
    all the best!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 5:10 pm

    Tricia - I love the quilt and the girls dresses.ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 5:15 pm

    Tricia - Seeing my sisters from South Africa and Germany are exciting things that are happening this summer.ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 5:53 pm

    Lisa - i love those printed baby legs. how cute are they!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 5:55 pm

    Lisa - it will be our last summer as a family of three, as baby #2 is due to arrive in early October. we plan on making every little outing as fun as can be…whether it be to the outdoor pool, popsicles on the porch or a trip to grandpa’s farm! (that is, if this momma can survive the heat 🙂 )ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 6:12 pm

    cait - the Psychedelic Patch Work Crib Quilt is awesome and i love the braided fabric bracelets!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 6:15 pm

    cait - this summer is my first with a wee one. lots of dates to the lake, playground and picnicking. hopefully sneak some camping trips in there as well.ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 6:39 pm

    michelle - string headband in maze for one of my girls.ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 6:39 pm

    michelle - having a baby. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 6:40 pm

    Cindy D - The heart tank and all the little girls head bands are so so cute 🙂 Thanks for sharing such a great etsy shop with all of us. Something fun this summer our family will be doing is enjoying warm evenings in our new backyard… filled with friends, food, drinks and fun!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 8:09 pm

    Amanda Ivanov - I love the racer back tank for the ladies! Such wonderful clothes and accessories…I need to get my girl and I outfitted with their clothes.ReplyCancel

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  • May 28, 2012 - 8:14 pm

    Christine - Great etsy find, Andrea. I totally love the headband Lila was rocking and I love the southwest twirling dress (I want it in my size!!).ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 8:17 pm

    Christine - I will most definitely be looking forward to lazy days in the yard full of sunshine, cold drinks, inflatable pools, and cute babies.ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 8:22 pm

    katie - so hard to choose just one item but i am loving the kids braided headband – it is cute as punch!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 8:24 pm

    katie - as we are venturing into the cooler season here in australia, i am looking forward to lots of hot chocolate, cuddles under blankets with my two cheeky poppets and crisp winter mornings with perfect blue sky days (we don’t get too cold where we are, so winter is mostly bearable!).ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 8:47 pm

    Meghann - The quilt is so easy on the eyes, I think I may have a soft spot for blankies. I could also see myself/my lovely nieces in thief&bandit’s headbands, how great for summer.ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 8:49 pm

    Meghann - Bonus shot: looking forward to a week in Jackson Hole with my husband and sons.

    P.s. you are amazingly talented and cool.ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 9:08 pm

    sheryl salik - i love the snake print maze headband! ANYTHING gold for little girls is amazing!!!!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 9:08 pm

    sheryl salik - my hubbie is in the Army so we are getting ready to head to Chicago for block leave! I cannot wait!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 9:08 pm

    Shelby - I love the braided headbands, zig zag headbands and the turban headbands 🙂 Thanks for sharing her etsy account Im an etsy junkie!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 9:10 pm

    Shelby - Summer plans going to the lake, stampede and vegas for my 21st!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 9:12 pm

    Sarah m. - Love love love the mint and hot pink braided bracelet pour moi 🙂 awesome giveaway!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 9:15 pm

    Sarah m. - … And, we’re off to California to visit my inlaws this summer. Trips there are always jam packed with super fun outings, this year, sea world and American girl are on the top of our list.ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 9:17 pm

    Kristy-Anne - I love the southwest twirling dress. I love it all though. Love.ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 9:19 pm

    Christy Wilson - Loving the red headband with the tiger stripe for my 2.5 year old daughter!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 9:21 pm

    Christy Wilson - I’m excited for our first Summer in our new house, my daughter’s 3rd birthday (actually I’m sad about her turning 3 already), and planning a road trip for her 3 year photos.ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 9:44 pm

    melissa - love the kids braided headbands and the adult braided bracelets! so happy you showed us this shop, awesome stuff!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 9:44 pm

    melissa - this summer…camping in good ol’Alberta of course with both my babies 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 9:50 pm

    Mori - my little london and tennessee would look cute in the string headbands!ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 9:51 pm

    Mori - no plans for the summer – we are just going to enjoy the little things in each day: relaxin in the sun, going to the pool, eating popsicles, ridin our bikes… 😉ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 10:14 pm

    Brandi - Awesome giveaway! My fave: Big Heart Tank in Fluorescent Plaid with Glow in the Dark InkReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 10:48 pm

    Lindsay - I love the racer back t’s for kids…..and the byzantine leggings in pale…oooh la la…so hipster! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 28, 2012 - 10:49 pm

    Lindsay - I’m excited for ‘making a baby’ this summer. tmi? haha! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 29, 2012 - 3:33 am

    Candice - I LOVE the Southwest Twirling Dress in Hot Pink…I can see my little girl twirling in it now!ReplyCancel

  • May 29, 2012 - 3:33 am

    Candice - No vacations this year…but we are taking swim lessons and have season passes to Busch Gardens!ReplyCancel

  • May 29, 2012 - 5:40 am

    Emily S - Love love love the Twirling Dress in Black on Creme Snake Pyramid Print. My Lily loves black & white, snakes and anything “Indian.” Thanks for the posts, so excited to know the source of Lila’s headband, I’ve been stalking 😉ReplyCancel

  • May 29, 2012 - 5:41 am

    Emily S - Excited to go to Canada this summer!!! Plans are a work in progress 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 29, 2012 - 5:45 am

    Raquel - How do ya do, Andrea! My favorite from the line is the Hot Pink Studded cuff. Nice pop of color and just so organic to me at the same time.ReplyCancel

  • May 29, 2012 - 5:47 am

    Raquel - O and for what me and the kiddos will do this summer…ummm…swimming, walking, playing, riding bikes, painting, eating popsicles and anything else I’m sure we can get our sticky little fingers on. 😉ReplyCancel

  • May 29, 2012 - 7:34 am

    Jill - I just love the Feather Leather Headband in Gold – the perfect match for my shoes!ReplyCancel

  • May 29, 2012 - 7:35 am

    Jill - this summer I am looking forward to chillin’ at the cottage with my lovely hubby and sweet, darling 3 year old son — gotta love the summer time!ReplyCancel

  • May 29, 2012 - 7:39 am

    Nicole - Love etsy and this shop! So many cute items to choose from. My favorite right now would be the Feather Leather Headband. If only I could pick which color I like best. Decisions, decisions. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 29, 2012 - 4:08 pm

    lauren - Thank you for sharing this adorable shop! I love finding new, unique stores on Etsy. I’m loving the Navajo Kids Tank Dress and the braided headband in slate for my little one!ReplyCancel

  • May 29, 2012 - 4:10 pm

    lauren - Also, cannot wait for summer weekends at the beach, picking strawberries, and making bigger and better forts with my daughter!ReplyCancel

  • May 29, 2012 - 7:00 pm

    Anna - Love all the maze style headbands, any colour.ReplyCancel

  • May 29, 2012 - 7:02 pm

    Anna - Looking forward to the beach along the shores of Lake Ontario as well as in foreign lands. Excited to soak up all the heat and sun we can manage and be thankful for sundresses and sandals.ReplyCancel

  • May 29, 2012 - 10:36 pm

    Corinne - Slight problem, love it all!!! But if I had to pick just one and that was a tough decision alone it would be the Hand Printed Navajo Kids Tank Dress – GORGEOUS!ReplyCancel

  • May 30, 2012 - 5:40 am

    wop girl - definitely the String Headband for my little Anna 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 30, 2012 - 5:40 am

    wop girl - And I can’t wait for this summer and all the wonderful meetings we will have with photographers from the south of France 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 30, 2012 - 12:12 pm

    Madison - I really like the Hand Printed insanity Braided Headband. It is just so cute and fun and summery!ReplyCancel

  • May 30, 2012 - 12:13 pm

    Madison - I’m looking forward to sailing on the beautiful Lake Michigan with my family this summer.ReplyCancel

  • May 30, 2012 - 3:13 pm

    meghan macmillan - i am in love with the big heart tank for the kids! i think miss whitney would totally rock it (and after you told me about the site, derek said ‘no more’ so i didnt get to buy it for her 🙁 so sad! haha)ReplyCancel

  • May 30, 2012 - 3:16 pm

    meghan macmillan - and this summer, now that whit isnt such a ‘baby’ anymore, i am totally looking forward to many outdoor water park dates, many bicycle rides, farmers markets and watching her hold popsicles by the popsicle end and not the stick end 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 31, 2012 - 9:30 am

    holly - i love the hand printed baby leggings for my 9-month-old boy.ReplyCancel

  • May 31, 2012 - 9:37 am

    holly - this summer is our first with a baby who is almost crawling everywhere! no big trips this year, just to visit grandma out of state and enjoy the california sunshine.ReplyCancel

  • May 31, 2012 - 12:48 pm

    Kyla Hornberger - Yes, please ~ I believe I am smitten, too!ReplyCancel

  • May 31, 2012 - 7:49 pm

    Amy S - The big heart tank – so cute! That bracelet you got is pretty awesome too. My daughter would definitely be into one of those headbands. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 31, 2012 - 7:52 pm

    Amy S - The summer (and it’s already definitely feeling like summer where I am in MD – it’s been like +32 degrees celsius down here), I am most looking forward to spending some time with my kiddies at the beach, picking fruit at the orchards, and getting a play set for the backyard!ReplyCancel

  • June 1, 2012 - 12:47 am

    Peta - So hard to pick, but I think I’d have to choose the Braided Fabric Bracelet in Mint and Hot Pink. Yummy!ReplyCancel

  • June 1, 2012 - 12:48 am

    Peta - And the thing I’m most looking forward to this winter so far is a roadie with one of my loveliest friends next week! Can’t wait! xReplyCancel

  • June 1, 2012 - 1:53 am

    Jackie R. - I’m excited to take my daughter and my son (she’s 3 and he’s 7 months) to the beach, to their first Angels and Giants Baseball game yay!!! I got a smile on my face thinking about it!ReplyCancel

  • June 1, 2012 - 6:38 pm

    Nicole - i’m excited to spend weekends at the lake with family! 🙂ReplyCancel

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