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Halloween Broadway Bash 2016

This year we had the pleasure of joining our shop neighbors in hosting our first Halloween Broadway Bash! We truly enjoyed seeing  all the families come through dressed in their costumes. We were pretty impressed with the creativity that went into them. Choosing a costume winner was definitely not easy. Check out some of the costumes below and pick out your favorite. :o)

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It’s pretty hard to choose right?! The costumes keep getting better and better and they have definitely made our job hard. So at last, we have picked the winners. Congratulations to….

1st Place Winner ($50 Sweet Threads Gift Card + $50 Belmont Kidz Gift Certificate)

Milana as the Marionette Puppetmarionette-puppet2nd Place Winner ($30 Sweet Threads Gift Card + $30 Belmont Kidz Gift Certificate)

Leo as Edward Scissor Handsedward-scissor-hands-leo

3rd Place Winner ($20 Sweet Threads Gift Card + $20 Belmont Kidz Gift Certificate)

Maya and Fernando as Ice Cream Man and Ice Creamsuluu-icecream

Please contact us at shopsweetthreads@gmail.com to redeem your prize!!

THANK YOU again from all of your small shops and businesses on Broadway in Long Beach for making our Halloween this year a memorable one!

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Summertime Looks For Your Little Under $75

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Have you ever stepped into an adorable children’s boutique, just to think, “I can’t afford anything here!”? We understand your frustration. You want those beautiful, on-trend fashions for your little ones, without breaking the bank. That’s why we’ve put together some of our favorite summertime looks that won’t cost you a penny more than $75. With these fun outfits, you can dress your kiddos with style, without dealing with an outrageous price tag.

Floral Fun For $46

Young-&-Free-Look

Whether you buy this outfit for your own baby girl or as a newborn gift for a friend, this ensemble is adorable! The Floral Tie Romper by Young & Free boasts beautiful colors and a girly floral pattern. Add a Petite Léa Bow by Pitchoun Designs for an extra pop of color. Of course, this look wouldn’t be complete without an adorable pair of jelly shoes. These Sun Peach Jelly Shoes by Sun Jellies are the perfect addition to this pink and red color scheme. This to-die-for outfit, including the fun accessories, will only run you $46.

Summertime Chill For $70

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Every little boy wants to be comfortable when summertime rolls around, but we know you would still like your kiddo to look stylish. So, we found the perfect outfit for you! This comfy Dylan Tee in Blue by Lennon + Wolfe is incredibly soft and made right in LA. Pair that with these Fleece Shorts by Bobo Choses and you’ve got one comfy kid. But this look wouldn’t be complete without some Mirrored Sunnies by Teeny Tiny Optics. It’s the perfect summer outfit for only $70, and your kiddo can enjoy a relaxed and fashionable summer.

Pretty and Classy For $68

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Every little girl needs a fun, fashionable outfit that’s also comfortable enough to wear everyday. This magnetic blue dress, The Leo by Alice + Ames, is the perfect addition to any little girl’s wardrobe. We have to warn you though, once your little one tries this on, she might never take it off! The twirly skirt will make her feel just like a ballerina. Add an adorable Pastel Floral Hand-tied Bow Clip by Free Babes and this is the perfect pretty and classy ensemble. For even more fun and flair, add these Kylie Sunglasses in White by Teeny Tiny Optics. The entire look only costs $68.

Comfortable and Cool For $75

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Boys love to feel comfortable and cool, and what better way to show their fun side than with a cute graphic tee and stylish sunglasses? This Peace in Paradise Muscle Tee by Children of the Tribe shows off his fun side, while he enjoys the 100% cotton fabric. Pair that with these Bestival Drawstring Shorts by Children of the Tribe and Mirrored Sunnies by Teeny Tiny Optics and this becomes one hip look. We can promise your boy will love running around in this comfy, on-trend outfit. And you can get it all for only $75.

Enjoy seeing your children in on-trend outfits, without emptying your wallet. Every collection here won’t cost you a penny over $75. For more fashionable children’s clothes, stop by Sweet Threads online. And for even more on-trend looks and ideas, check out our Instagram @shopsweetthreads.

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Paush SS16 “A Sweet Play Date”

Sometimes I find it hard to explain my vision into words. It’s even harder to explain to someone else so they can execute the vision, feeling and style that I dream up in my head.

However, that wasn’t the case this time. Her photographs always speak for themselves. I am proud to finally share with you the 1st delivery of our Paush Spring 16 Look Book, shot by my dear friend and photographer, Katie Ging.

Our official launch date for the 1st Spring delivery is Saturday, February 27 at 11 am PST, available in-store and online!! Mark those calendars!

Paush Spring/Summer 16 “A Sweet Play Date”, embraces the art of play and imagination and to remind us to treasure the sweet memories created with friends. We’re keeping the nostalgia alive with classic silhouettes and playful prints, while welcoming Spring with floral details and colorful embroideries. Life can not be measured by its year, but by the memories created and cherished. Your little ones are sure to have the sweetest childhood memories with Paush.

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A huge thank you to our Mini Models, Sailor Richman and Peyton Poole! Let’s not forget their parents for taking the time out of their busy day to come play with us!

Forever Grateful to Katie Ging for always creating my vision beautifully.

 

 

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Paush Valentine Giveaway Winner [Closed]

The time has come to announce a winner to our Paush Valentine Giveaway for a chance to win a “Pretty in Pink” Heart Romper! First, check out the adorable entries to our contest! Thank you everyone who joined in!! 2016-01-28_00062016-01-28_0005

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And our winner is… @elina_tabuds!

Please email shopsweetthreads@gmail.com to redeem your prize!

We will be releasing our Paush “Pretty in Pink” Heart Romper, Saturday, January 30th at 11am PST in-store and online! Just in time for Valentine’s Day!

 

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10 Creative DIY Valentines

10 Creative DIY Valentines

Along with Valentine’s Day comes crafts, Valentines and LOTS of candy. Instead of doing the typical store-bought cards and a piece of candy, try making something a little more crafty this year. Spend time with your kids making some fun DIY Valentines and they’ll enjoy it much more than simply writing their name 25 times!

We’ve collected some of our favorite ideas from around the web for unique and creative DIY Valentines. Find your favorite and spend some time this Valentine’s Day crafting with your kiddos. 

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Tiny Animal Valentines

This Valentine is sure to excite any youngster. All you need to complete this craft is some heavy card stock, a hole punch, bakers twine and inexpensive packages of tiny dinosaurs, frogs, wild animals or crocodiles. You can find the free printable designs here. With such cute captions and a fun toy, who wouldn’t love these Valentines?

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Watercolor Valentine

Here’s a great idea for the artists at heart. All you need here is a watercolor set, paper, scissors, tape and bakers twine. You can download the free printable here. All in all, this project comes out costing $1 per student to make. And the kids get a fun watercolor set to take home with them.

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ExSTRAW Special Valentine

If you’re looking for a cost efficient Valentine, this is the one! You can make Valentines for the entire class and only spend $5. What? That’s right! All you need are some crazy straws from the dollar store, scissors, tape and this free printable. And what kid doesn’t love their own unique straw? Your little ones will be the talk of the class with this fabulous idea.

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A Bubbly Valentine

Bring joy to your little one’s class with bubbles! Simply buy some bubbles at the dollar store and wrap them with this free printable. What could be easier? And the kids will love something fun to play with, instead of more candy.

Olaf Otter Pop

Frozen Olaf Valentine

To make this cute little guy, you’ll need card stock, scissors, an Exacto knife, glue stick, Otter Pops and this free printable. Everyone will love this unique idea, because who doesn’t love Frozen?

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Matchbox Cars Valentine

Here’s a great one for the boys! All you need is some matchbox cars, card stock, scissors, washi tape and this free printable. The kids will love them and you’ll be the mom of the year!

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Bear Hug Valentine

For this project you’ll need some gummy bears, treat bags, string, scissors and this free printable tag. You could also use these printable tags on a bag of teddy grams or even on a stuffed bear. Be creative, let your imagination run wild!

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Ah-MAZE-ing Valentine

This graphic is so awesome! To make this bad boy you’ll need card stock, scissors, an Exacto knife, tape, pink paper, pencils and this free printable. With just a few simple steps, you’ll have a Valentine that everyone will enjoy.

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Loom Valentine

For the loom lovers, here’s an il-“loom”-inating idea! You’ll just need some looms, card stock, scissors, a hole punch, bakers twine and this free printable. It’s a fun craft that everyone will remember.

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Clementine Valentine

Everyone loves their Clementines, or Cuties. And it’s a great alternative to candy and sugary treats. You’ll need Clementines, treat bags, ribbon and this free printable. Enjoy the Valentine treat, Cuties!

Valentine’s Day can be a lot of fun, but you can make it extra special by doing one of these fun crafts with your kids. They’ll love it, the class will love it and other parents will thank you for not sending their kids home with even more candy. Be the hero of Valentine’s Day and try some of these creative DIY Valentines.

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A Paush Valentine Giveaway

 

Calling all Sweet Hearts! With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we have just the perfect piece for your little loves! Our signature, Paush “Pretty in Pink” Heart Rompers will be released, Saturday, January 30th! In addition, Sweet Threads is teaming up with Miranda North, who will be offering Valentines Mini Sessions in-store that day!! We will have more details to come leading up to the day, so stay tuned and be sure to not miss out.

To celebrate, we are giving away one of these sweet pieces to one lucky WINNER (sizes 9/12m to 4T available)!

Here’s how to enter:

2. Take a photo of your child in a pink outfit or with a pink background
3. Bonus: A photo with your child wearing a Paush outfit counts as 5 entries. *Paush outfits do not have to be pink.
4. Tag @shopsweetthreads in the photo and hashtag photo #iheartpaush
5. Tag 3 mommy friends in your photo (Please do not tag your own resale shop accounts)
*Contest Giveaway ends Monday, January 25th.
*Winner will be chosen randomly and announced the week of January 25.
Please note:
-To be considered, your profile MUST BE PUBLIC after the giveaway ends so we can verify you fulfilled all of the requirements.
**Disclaimer: This giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed by Instagram.  By entering, you confirm that you are at least 18+ years of age, and adhere to Instagram’s terms of use.

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Fun Picks For Sweater Weather

When temperatures start dipping below 70 degrees here in Southern California, we call that sweater weather! And it’s time to start pulling out the pullovers, hoodies and cardigans. 

Sweater weather isn’t just for you, it’s for the whole family, including the pets. This little pup is so excited for sweater weather!

Too bad we can’t say the same for this little kitty.

Ok, so sweater weather might not be for everyone. But, you’re little ones are sure to love the opportunity to put on something warm, cozy and cool.

Here at Sweet Threads, we’ve collected some of our favorite sweaters for the season, that are sure to impress the kiddos. 

Panda

This Panda Loose Sweater by Popupshop is right on trend and 100% organic cotton. And who wouldn’t want an adorable panda on their cozy, comfy sweater? No sad panda here, folks.

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How cool is Wayne the Shark? So cool that he has to wear sunglasses 24/7! Your little will love this Classic Sweater Wayne the Shark by Gardner and the Gang. It’s 100% organic brushed cotton fleece, which makes it super soft and wearable. Extra points to watch Sharknado with the squad rocking this sweater.

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Your kiddos will “stay warm” in this Stay Cool sweater. Get it?? This Classic Sweater Stay Cool by Gardner and the Gang is 100% organic brushed cotton fleece and adds attitude to any outfit. 

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Educate your littles with this Tiny Whales Worldwide Sweatshirt. Discuss major cities, while they stay comfy, warm and fashionable. Dream on dreamers. 

panther

This sweater is pink and there’s a panther. Coincidence? We think not! Your little one might not get the connection, but they’ll still love the great design of this Mini Rodini Panther Sweatshirt.

wink This Mini Rodini Eyes Sweatshirt is sure to capture your kiddo’s heart. The fun design and comfy material will make this sweater his/her favorite for the season. Wink wink! 

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Save the hoodies for last! This Colorblock Beach Hoodie Navy Heather by Childhoods Clothing is made out of soft and stretchy french terry. The oversized neck and hood with raglan sleeves that roll up, make this sweater one of our favorites! Look at that design, c’mon, it’s too freakin’ adorable. 

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Who loves stripes? This Trademark Hoodie Soft Gray Stripe by Childhoods Clothing is made out of soft and cozy, heathered french terry in the trademark raglan style. Translation: this sweater is super comfortable and fashionable! Your little one can strut with style rockin’ this hoodie. 

ash hoodie

Hey now, we know this sweater is the bees neez. The Trademark Hoodie Ash by Childhoods Clothing is made out of the same great materials, with the same trademark style. Take away the stripes and add this cool ash color, and this sweater is perfect for your little one. 

Sweater weather really is fun for the whole family. Want to get a rise out of your kids? Wear an ugly sweater like this dad and be amazed by your kids’ reaction.