Friday, March 4, 2011

The cutest headbands for you and baby....and a chance to win one!

     My little girl is 9 months old and was born with a full head of hair. However, as month after month went by, her baby hair fell out and the new growth has taken its own sweet time to come in..... so no hair clips for us yet. I am not one who likes putting bows and flowers the size of my baby's head on her head, so when I came across Natalie's Etsy store, Bella Fleur, her sweet headbands caught my attention. Natalie pairs rosettes and flowers with pearls, rhinestones, and feathers in feminine and chic combinations that would make any mom want to borrow them from her daughter. In fact, I'm wearing one right now :).

     Natalie says, "I am a stay at home mom with a 3yr old boy and a 13 month old baby girl. My little girl is who inspired me to start creating headbands, as I absolutely love dressing her up. I am having so much fun coming up with new designs to compliment any outfit!"

     Bella Fleur is a relatively new store but it's doing extremely well. I'm sure its success is in part due to Natalie's craftsmanship. I am impressed by how well made her headbands are. All raw edges are hidden, and she even covers the spot where the flower is attached to the headband with felt so it won't scratch baby's head. I can attest to the durability of these delicate looking headbands too, since I found my daughter trying to yank a flower off one. Luckily, it was still in perfect condition after the abuse. Below are some pictures before we used them. You can see that they would make great gifts too!

     Natalie's headbands don't just look good, they fit great too. I received these in size 6months-24months. However, both my daughter and I are able to use them. You can see in the pictures they are not loose on her, nor tight on me. She also doesn't protest when I put them on her, so they must be comfortable. They are nice and soft on me too (I suffer from headaches if headbands are too tight). I also use them as hair ties for ponytails and buns. I love that we can both wear them!


     These headbands are so pretty, comfortable, and versatile. There are so many stores selling headbands right now that it's hard to know which to buy from. After this review, you should feel more than comfortable purchasing from Bella Fleur. 

You have a chance to win a headband of your choice from Bella Fleur! 
~Please leave a comment for each entry~

Mandatory entry:
- follow my blog 
- Visit Bella Fleur on Etsy and comment here about which item you want to win

Bonus entries (1 credit each)
- Like Bella Fleur on facebook
- Like Annelyn Designs on facebook
- Visit Annelyn Designs on Etsy and comment here about your favorite item for sale 

I will randomly pick a winner and post it on Friday, March 25th.
Thanks for looking, and good luck!


HeritageKnitting said...

I love that you can use them for pony tails! Too cute!!!

Elisabeth Hirsch said...


Laura said...

Love the headbands! So cute! Too bad my hair is too short right now. And, since I have a son, I don't think he'd appreciate me putting them on him.

Stopping by from Bloggy Moms!

Xenia said...

How adorably gorgeous! If I can enter just by having followed your blog, count me in! :)

Thrifty Mom Spot said...

Love em!!! I'm already following you on GFC and I LOVED the "Triple Blue Hydrangea Flowers with Swarovski Centers on Deep Turqoise Elastic Headband" at her Etsy shop. Beautiful!!!!

Thrifty Mom Spot said...

Liked Bella Fleur on Facebook!
dinos_still_exist (at) yahoo (dot) com

Thrifty Mom Spot said...

Liked Annelyn Designs on FB!
dinos_still_exist (at) yahoo (dot) com

Twinpossible said...

GORGEOUS, GORGEOUS BANDS! I understand the frustration with one of my twins, who is a baldie. People think she is a boy if I don't put something in her hair. Most bands she hates, but these look mighty light-weight and comfortable. I might be able to trick her:)

They are stunning! I love all the bands, I don't know which I would choose, but I'd have to buy another! I definitely would go for the double bowed peach band. It would go with most of their summer wardrobe.

Liking you on FB now, I GFC you already, liking Bella Fleur on FB now to. I love the pacifier clips and the my 1st backpack in her ETSY store.

Many thanks for the opportunity.

Hugs, Shelly

Teddy said...

I Heart Maternity is following you back from the Weekend Blog Hop! Hope you join us again next week!! I love the items featured in your etsy shop, especially the diaper wipe case and pacifier clips. If you want I Heart Maternity to host a giveaway for you please just send me an email.


Retail Therapy Lounge said...


Found you on a blog hop and am your newest follower - Would love for you to check out my blog and follow back if you like it.

Check out my "retail therapy" giveaways and enter a few, there are some great products to win. Also - if you do giveaways - join my March Madness Giveaway Hop!

I also have a fantastic weekly blog hop.


Leetah East said...

Really cute headbands, what a great find!

Following from the Sunday Stroll.

Leetah East -for my own thoughts -for some awesome dinner ideas

Mommy Head said...

Stopped by to return the follow favor and decided to enter your giveaway as well.

If I won, I would like the Hot pink and green rosette one.

Lauren @ YoungNester said...

So sweet! I love them all!

I'm blog hopping from Give it to me Tara’s blog hop and would love for you to check out my blog too. And I'm your newest follower!

Des said...

So Cute! :-D
Cheering on You! I'm following you too!

Would love to hear from you too! :-D
Best Regards!

The Chic & Sassy Homemaker

Chic & Sassy Mom Designs

Mrs. E said...

Very cute, it makes me almost wish I had a little baby. :)

Janessa said...

Adorable headbands! I followed you from the bloghop - I'd love a follow back at

SondraMama said...

GFC follower.

muloove at yahoo dot com

Jessica said...

Cute headbands!!

I am blog hopping today and I am VERY happy to have found your blog.

Please come by and (if you aren't already) follow either or both of my blogs:

So Stylilized is where I am currently offering FREE Custom Blog Designs:

Jessicas Lil Corner is where I blog about family and life at

Hope to have you stop by and follow.

Happy Tuesday!! :0)

Jena said...

My favorite item of yours is the:
My First Apron - "Pink" child apron or artist smock with flower appliques.
Super cute!

Jena said...

I follow you through GFC and I love the red flower and green flower headbands!


Jena said...

I liked you on FB (Jenalen Olsen)

Jena said...

I liked them on FB (Jenalen Olsen)

Melissa said...

I am obsessed with hair accessories {for both me AND my daughter!} and these are just darling! I love it! I am your newest follower from the Tuesday blog hops. You can find me at:

Have a great day! :-)


Dana @ The Coupon Challenge said...

I like the triple blue

Following back from Tuesday's Trips! Have a great week!

The Knapps said...

I follow on GFC & I love the Green Rosette with Peacock Feather cute!!!

danielleaknapp at gmail dot com

Christine said...

I follow on GFC and I love the lavender purple white flowers headband!

AnnelynDesigns said...

And the winner is.....Thrifty Mom Spot. Congrats!

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