Monday, June 25, 2012

{Surprise Giveaway} And Introduction To The Happy Wish Company

It's a SURPRISE GIVEAWAY! A $125 US Dollars Shop Credit and Free Shipping to the Happy Wish Company...see details below!



As you know I have been scouting out fabulous online party shoppes & boutiques, loving so many of the "party pretties" that are offered!



 Last week I was contacted by Betsey & Alicia, sisters who just launched a project over a year in the making, Happy Wish Company{gorgeous images by Tammy Hughes Photography}


 Being such a big fan of stylish, customized children's parties, I was ecstatic to learn these two created an online shoppe offering darling parties for kids.




The best part? They cater to two groups: customers who want inspiration and someone to hand-select for them what products pull together to create a fabulous themed party {greta when you have a creative block or are running short on time}.



AND... they also cater to Do-It-Yourself-ers, those who are crafty and have their own vision, just wanting to order the right products to pull it all together. 




What I love is how they hand-selected products specific for each theme, including everything from cookie cutters and placemats to fabric bunting and sweets. There are centerpieces and costumes, table runners and sprinkles to decorate your own cupcakes, too.




 You will find popular items like striped paper straws or those little mason jar glasses, that look incredible as they styled them for you in the color scheme of the party. Then, if that isn't enough, they give you full party scene images to see how the products look together! {Fabulous inspiration}





I cannot tell you how terrific it is, based on feedback from my own clients, to see what a party looks like all together--the kids' table, a sweet table, and a few close up images of products to see quality and details.



Almost as important as what you see, is what you do NOT see...they don't throw in too many additional props or products that aren't for sale. It can feel misleading, I have learned from my personal client feedback, if too much of the party shown isn't what the customer can purchase.




With the exception of the barn, you don't see much focus on the party images on extravagent homes or gardens here {which of course I love and often drool over!}...rather, here you find a clean, simple and oh-so-charming setting that I feel I could imagine at home.


A last point I must share, is how fabulous it is that with the huge selection of candy for display on a sweet table reinforcing your theme and color-scheme with both colors and flavors...these two gals have pre-selected a wonderful non-overwhelming grouping of yummy candy, PERFECTLY PORTIONED FOR THEIR SWEET CONTAINERS! *brilliant*

You can get many products in one place--not having to order from multiple shops or make multiple trips to stores.



I love so many online party boutiques, and this is a fabulous new one to add to that list!

What I would love to see added to this adorable shop:plates. I know that it is so easy to purchase paper or melamine dishes a local party or discount stores, but many customers of mine are worried that the items they pick up won't match perfectly with the special products they are ordering...with the adorable mason jars drinking glasses and bamboo flatware, it makes a perfect setting!

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Betsey & Alicia have generously offered to give one very lucky winner a $125 US dollars credit to their online shop, PLUS free shipping!

Giveaway open to US residents only.

TO ENTER: Comment on this post telling us your all-time favorite children's party theme {not specifically one offered in this shoppe}.


This giveaway is not affiliated with nor sponsored by Facebook. Giveaway ends on Thusrday, June 27th at 11:59 EST. One winner will be selected and contacted via email. Winner will have 48 hours from time the e-mail is sent, to reply with requested information, or an alternate winner will be chosen. Kate Landers and the sponsor reserves the right to cancel or end the contest at any time. Kate Landers did not receive any payment, trade and/or products in exchange for promoting the sponsor.

Good Luck!

112 comments:

Sue said...

Wow, what a great shop! My all time favorite party theme is "Candyland".

Hillcrest Acres said...

What a fabulous giveaway. Their website has so many adorable things. My all time favorite party theme is a Carnival.

Deborah said...

I think it would be a children's storybook theme.

Deborah said...

I thing vintage storybook would be a great theme.

Brenda Scott said...

Some else had the same idea as me --(Whats that the say about great minds??...

I'd love a vintage storybook ...or a shabby chic baby theme.

Shelley@DivinePartyConcepts said...

I always love a beautiful pink ballerina party!

Heather L. said...

Wow, what a fabulous shop! I think my favorite party theme of all time would have to be a princess theme. We are well past the princess years around here (sniff!) but I have so many fond memories of throwing my girls princess parties =)

craftmom said...

My all time favorite party theme is the Madeline party. I love this site and yours. One theme I would love is a Bavaria party. Both my daughter and son love Babar books, it would be fabulous to come to life in a party.

AMCutler said...

I just can't get past lady bugs and bumble bees for my little twins. I almost repeated the theme for birthday #2!

AMCutler said...

I just can't get past lady bugs and bumble bees for my little twins. I almost repeated the theme for birthday #2!

Edible Details said...

I adore any party with vibrant colors, but the theme I am most excited about (in hopes that I can pull it off for my upcoming personal baby shower!...yikes!) is "Little Peanut" with a vintage elephant flair to it and pastel colors and detailing.
I'm excited to know about this shop!! Thank you so much Kate for sharing! :)

Edible Details said...

So Many themes that I adore these days! Rainbow, vibrant colors, the color combo of yellow and pink....but! The theme I am most excited about (since I'll hopefully be able to pull it off for a personal baby shower later this year)....is "Little Peanut" with the use of vintage elephant designs, pastels and other chic and shabby details. Simple, clean and darling. :)
I love this business and their site! Thank you so much for the info on them Kate! I would love to win a chance to have a mini shopping spree with them!

Edible Details said...

So Many themes that I adore these days! Rainbow, vibrant colors, the color combo of yellow and pink....but! The theme I am most excited about (since I'll hopefully be able to pull it off for a personal baby shower later this year)....is "Little Peanut" with the use of vintage elephant designs, pastels and other chic and shabby details. Simple, clean and darling. :)
I love this business and their site! Thank you so much for the info on them Kate! I would love to win a chance to have a mini shopping spree with them!

Meg S said...

I'm with AMCutler - I love bee themes!

Dawn said...

Great shoppe!! One of my all time favorite party themes is Vintage anything :) circus, cupcake, carnival...I love it all!

Nicole said...

How do I pick one...I think a theme around a child's favorite book is a great idea. Ex. Nursery rhymes or Peter Rabbit

Nicole said...

I think a theme around the child's favorite book would be a great theme. I love nursery rhymes.

what i heart said...

Thank you so much for introducing this beautiful shop! My all time favorite theme would have to be Alice in Wonderland.

Dina - Deliciously Darling Events said...

What a cute shop!!! I love that they have a parties that show the goods being used and that you can purchase the items in the party. Such a great idea. My fav theme has to be pirates. I've had a soft spot for the theme (oh and I have boys that say argh all the time). If I had to choose a gender neutral theme - I'd say vintage carnival.

Dina - Deliciously Darling Events said...

What a cute shop!!! I love that they have a parties that show the goods being used and that you can purchase the items in the party. Such a great idea. My fav theme has to be pirates. I've had a soft spot for the theme (oh and I have boys that say argh all the time). If I had to choose a gender neutral theme - I'd say vintage carnival.

rebecca labeaume said...

Everything is soooo beautiful it hurts!! Its hard to pick an all-time favorite party theme, but right now I would say its "Vintage Circus" (circa 1904 Worlds Fair)

Sara @ The Homespun Hostess said...

Looks like a fabulous shop! Although I have not yet done this theme, I love circus or carnival theme parties.

Shannon said...

I love parties based off storybooks. Bringing it to life for kids is awesome!

Anonymous said...

Such a sweet shop! Will keep them in mind for future parties! My favorite party theme is superhero- planning for my 4 year old's next birthday!

H is for Hillman said...

I love a vintage tea part theme for my girls!

Meadow Brianna said...

What a fun giveaway!

It's not my favorite yet because I haven't tried it out, but I'm planning an "A Little Princess" party experience that I think will be my favorite!

Jeannie Gearin said...

What a wonderful shop! There is nothing new about it but I will always love the princess theme.

pinkandgirly said...

This shop is so adorable, thank you for sharing. As a mother of 3 I have so many favorite themes that I have used or plan to use. BUT, my all time favorite party is avintage ballerina/nutcracker theme....

Thank you,

Debra
Baton Rouge, LA

Barry and Rena said...

Wow what gorgeous items they sell! I love a garden party theme!

Anonymous said...

I love the vintage tea party theme for little girls (or us big girls too! :) All of The Happy Wish Company parties on their website are SO adorable! Thanks for sharing!!

angie and the boys said...

What a great site! My favorite party theme is a vintage carnival, but I have three boys and never got to throw any girlie parties!

angie and the boys said...

I love a great vintage carnival!

Rach said...

Cupcakes & Lemonade!

Donna @ Party Wishes said...

Beautiful items!
I love Shabby Chic themes or any theme that really fits the person being celebrated personality.

Casey Esteves said...

What an amazing shoppe. Thank goodness you are right around the corner... Your stuff is amazing... i especially love the cowgirl party... :)

Casey Esteves said...

Love the cowgirl party!

M Munn said...

You always inspire!!!

My all time face theme is a "Circus" theme....such fun and vibrant colors!!

Jenny said...

Puppy party!

Jenny said...

Puppy Party

Jenny said...

Puppy Party!

Amy said...

My favorite is a carnival/circus theme! Great giveaway- thanks!

Party Wagon said...

What a great shop! Thank you for sharing the fun!! A favorite (although it changes from time to time:) party theme of mine is bunnies! I could style a million different parties around that one little animal! Cheers, Kate!!

Donna said...

I think my all time favorite theme is a fairy theme.

Christine {Pure Joy Events} said...

Kate, thanks so much for introducing the world to The Happy Wish Company! I'm having so much fun planning a kawaii love party for my daughter's 8th birthday. It's not definitely not your typical theme.

pinkandgirly said...

hmm, I posted a comment early this morning...not sure why it din't show up, so I am trying again.

This shoppe is just darling, thank you so much for sharing all the pretties and party inspiration.

As a busy mommy of 3, I have planned many parties but I would have to say my all time favorite theme is VINTAGE BALLET/NUTCRACKER....my daughter is turning 10 and is a budding ballerina, so on the look out for inspiration and unique items for our parties.

Have a wonderful day,

Debra
baton Rouge, LA

Alissa said...

i really want to throw a child olympic party with lots of fun competitions.

Shooting Stars Mag said...

I love any type of book theme...like Winnie the Pooh or The Rainbow Fish


lauren51990 at aol dot com

Modern Frills said...

Love their sweet shop! My all time favorite party theme has to be anything vintage inspired ... especially if it has a cake stand in it!

Becky G said...

I am in love with all the fun possibilities this site offers!! I loved doing a ladybug theme party for my daughter. She loves ladybugs so much she's requested a repeat of this theme for a future party!!!

VC said...

milk and cookies theme!

val said...

milk and cookies theme!

Anonymous said...

My favorite is a Tea Party.

Free Pretty Things For You said...

Super Gorgeous shop!
Following them on FB!
my all time favorite theme is anything shabby chic/girly vintage.

xoxox!!!
Keren

freeprettythingsforyou@yahoo.com

Samantha said...

I love a princess theme!
dmb161@aol.com

Ashley said...

I love a preppy pink and green monogram theme party. That's what i'm doing for my daughter's 1st birthday in a few months!!

Roxanne said...

My favorite party was a Wizard of Oz party.

C Ross said...

The last party we had was a Rainbow party. Everything was so pretty.

Anonymous said...

What a great shop! I love a construction theme for boys and a garden tea party for girls.

Christina said...

I love the rainbow party theme-it can be so versatile. Also the VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR. Did that for my youngests 1st birthday. So cute

Missy said...

I love a mermaid party

Cindy Holshouser said...

My favorite theme that we had for my niece was a Flower Fairy party. This is a great giveaway. I love anything to do with party planning:) Thanks for the chance to win.

A to Zebra Celebrations said...

I am in love with my zebra party theme!! :):)

A to Zebra Celebrations said...

I love my zebra theme :):)

katieb'screativeendeavors said...

Dinosaurs my son loved it.

amytomblinson said...

I would love to see a Milk and Cookies Tea theme that would be appropriate for BOTH boys AND girls! So many that I have seen are too girly for boys. A party for both boys and girls would be great! Love your shop!

Lissa (Bellenza) said...

The Happy Wish Company looks fantastic! And favorite party theme: dinosaurs AND butterflies for a brother-sister birthday. :-)

Lissa (Bellenza) said...

The Happy Wish Company looks fantastic! And favorite party theme? Dinosaurs AND butterflies for a brother-sister birthday. :-)

runningonislandtime said...

Amazing shop, I cant wait to make my first purchase for my next party! My all time favorite is a Nautical Beach party theme!

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Morgueangel said...

Our favorite was a rift on a "Butterfly's Tea party." My 5 year old asked for it and we worked out a beautiful butterfly, flower and tea themed party that was loads of fun (we made floppy garden hats and decorated with flowers/butterflies and so much more!.

Sheenika said...

I can't get enough of the paper straws, milk bottles, and mason jars! They liven up a party so much. My favorite party theme, hands down has been the "Ice Cream Shoppe." It's so fun and colorful to do!

genie chung said...

My favorite theme was a mickey mouse theme...

Tracy said...

I have seen some very cute pirate themed products for a boy party. For a little girl, I'd have to say an Alice in Wonderland theme looks fantastic!

The Dercksens in the USA said...

WOW I'm in awe of your shop! Everything looks perfect (just the way I like it!) My all time favorite has to be a baby's 1st birthday. Such a wonderful celebration to spend with family and friends...knowing you MADE IT THRU the 1st year!!! xo

Tracy said...

Pirates for boys or Alice In Wonderland for girls!

tracysweeps123@gmail.com

The Dercksens in the USA said...

WOW! I'm in awe of your gorgeous shop! Everything looks perfect! (juts the way I like it!)
My favorite party theme has got to be a baby's 1st birthday! Such a wonderful celebration spent with family and friends, knowing YOU MADE IT THRU the 1st year!! xo

Elizabeth Guerra said...

I love the theme "Make A Wish." It can be used for so many types of parties and it can be done so many ways!

Celebrating Moments by Marcie said...

Make me pick one???!!! I'd have to say anything Vintage.

Shay Hixenbaugh said...

For my boys, I would say Thomas and Carnival theme!!! My girls, I would go with Tinker Bell and Red, White, and Blue - Little Firecracker!! So excited about this giveaway!!

Anonymous said...

Happywish parties look adorable!!!!!!! My wife threw an Olympics-themed party one year and the kids LOVED it.

Aimee Davey said...

I loved doing my son's Toy Story party! It's so much fun throwing a party when the kids are so happy about and excited for it!

meganallred1 said...

I would love a little girl's Audrey Hepburn inspired party with little pearls and classy dresses. Very much like an old stylish and classic movie. So cute- little girls with big buns, big sunglasses and pearls!

eyes2theocean said...

My Fav was an Alice in wonderland theme. Upon arrival there was a bunny trail made with flour up the walk. Signs this way , that way etc all around that lead you to the door you were supposed to enter. There were little card soldiers made out of old playing cards on all the tables. Rose garlands and flamingo straws. Big shiny red heart placements and napkins folded in to hearts that adorned the plates. There were roses all over the table in vases.
On the Food table there were madeleines made to look like open oysters with a pearl inside. Butterfly rolls for the bread and butterflies. lol Very creatively themed food from the book and movie. More soldier card men adorned the that table along with a small mouse and some other things I don't recall. Alice in wonderland was played in the back ground the whole way through and there were lots of themed party games as well, some of which were in theme with the book. It was a really Awesome party to say the least.:)

Kristin Fortier said...

I love animal themes for birthdays and baby showers. Actually doing an elephant themed shower in a few months!

Amber Nink said...

Our precious little boy will be celebrating his first birthday this coming October. He is in LOVE with our long ear beagle/hound mix puppy named porkchop. We are hoping to create a fabulous puppy themed party when he turns a year old.... themed a little bit after the inspiration dog of course! :)
Amber_540@yahoo.com

meganallred1 said...

check out my profile picture- exactly what I was thinking *praying this works*

Unknown said...

Love the sweet shoppe theme. It's so cute and girly, but since I have a boy we love winnie the pooh, trucks, and cars!

Tina said...

Such an adorable shop! My all time favorite theme is a breakfast theme. A display of individual boxes of cereal, milk cartons with stripped straws, mini mason jars filled with yogurt and fruit...yum!

Rochelle said...

Princess Party!!!

Jenny from Crossing the Bugger-Dixon Line said...

What a fabulous giveaway. I love finding new party sources and shops.
My favorite all time party theme is anything nautical.

Paper Umbrella Parties said...

I have to agree with a previous post - the "Madeline" party is awesome! Kate's party is amazing too. I had wanted to do a twist of the Madeline joins the Circus this year, but my daughter chose another theme. Maybe next year!

Paper Umbrella Parties said...

I have to agree with a previous post that the "Madeline" theme and Kate's party were amazing. I had wanted to do a twist of Madeline Joins the Circus in a French circus theme this year, but my daughter chose another theme. Maybe next year...

Anonymous said...

I have to say a boys soccer theme- personalised soccer tops, balls as party favours instead of lollies, fake grass as table runners!!
Rachel Maddern- rjmaddern@gmail.com

Krissy said...

Love this shop! My favorite kid party theme is a fall carnival theme. Love that time of the year and all you can do with fall foliage and vintage carnival decor.

Cristen said...

My all time favorite theme is anything that makes that kid feel like they are the most special person in the world!

Cristen said...

My favorite theme is anything that makes a kid feel like they are the most special person in the world!

Krissy said...

I love this shop! Can't wait to try it out :). I love a fall carnival theme done vintage style :)

Candice said...

What a cute shop! My favorite theme is anything based on classic children's literature.

Sorry if I end up with multiple comments - my other two wouldn't post for some reason, so hopefully the 3rd time is the charm!

Stacy @ She's {kinda} Crafty said...

My all time favorite theme has to be "Preppy" that can be a theme, right? Polka Dots, Stripes, Simple & clean!

Stacy @ She's {kinda} Crafty said...

My all time favorite party theme is "preppy" that's a theme right? Clean, simple. polka dots, monograms, stripes!

Jill Butler said...

Great shop!! My favorite theme is usually whatever my kids are into at the moment, but right now I love art parties!

Traci said...

Holy cow, I think I just died and went to heaven. Love their shop! I love a vintage ice cream shop theme. Thank you for showcasing this amazing shop!

Nicole Mattson said...

My favorite themes are those that relate to the birthday child.  Original themes are the best & mean the most."You are my Sunshine" theme because your daughter sings the lovely tune. I see cute yellow cupcake suns and cool lemonade drinks with bursts of colors in placemats and decorations.  Or "My favorite stuffed animal" theme with Froggy or Mr. Teddy being the inspiration to create a coordinating color palette for the event. Oh how fun!
Fabulous sites you both have....something to aspire to!

Noelle said...

Gnome theme for us

Nicole Mattson said...

My favorite themes are those that relate to the birthday child.  Original themes are the best & mean the most."You are my Sunshine" theme because your daughter sings the lovely tune. I see cute yellow cupcake suns and cool lemonade drinks with bursts of colors in placemats and decorations.  Or "My favorite stuffed animal" theme with Froggy or Mr. Teddy being the inspiration to create a coordinating color palette for the event. 
Fabulous sites you both have....something to aspire to!

Bianca Andrea said...

Such a cute shop, my favorite theme is pink lemonade

Anonymous said...

Wow what a cute new site for all of us to use to create new memorable parties! Well I have a little boy, and I have to say my all time favorite party I threw was a max and ruby party. It was not cheesy at all! And I got many compliments. ;0) But if I ever have a girl I would love a would love a fantasy/ unicorn outdoor party!

Party Patisserie said...

Hi Kate, thank you for introducing us to this great store.
It's too hard to pick just one theme. But if forced to, I would have to say
anything "frilly and feminine".
Smiles,
Debbie

Party Patisserie said...

Oh Kate, thank you for introducing this fun party shop.
I love all birthday themes. If I had to choose one it would have to have lots of tulle, probally ballerina or a fairy party.
Smiles,
Debbie

jetcity said...

Our parties always end up being a few themes tied together since I let my girl be the one to choose her theme. I would say that last years 6th birthday "Up up and away" party turned out pretty great! It involved kites, balloons, hot air balloons, fairies, and butterflies. Sounds like too much I am sure, but it truly wasn't. She even painted the back drop for our photo booth.

Bonnie and Trish @ Uncommon said...

I have always loved the vintage feel of a carnival! What could be more fun than games and yummy treats!

CBH said...

Thank you so much for this post. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in Creative Busy Bee Craft Inspirations, under the Page 2 post on Aug. 19, 2012. Thanks again.