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    Portrait of a Company

    Friday, October 4th, 2013

    Once upon a time…

    there was a woman with a dream. She liked to shop for gifts for friends, family and co-workers, but found that finding the time and the right product was a challenge. So she decided to make it easier for others by simplifying the process. And in 1996 Babybox.com was born.

    Now this woman wasn’t content to just sell a bib here or a mass-produced toy there. Oh no, she wanted to sell only the highest quality baby products that she could find. She also wanted the process to be easy, as she knew how precious time could be. Who has the time to shop umpteen numbers of stores to find the right product that you desire? Some do, but enough other people struggle with time management during the day and just want to go home to relax at the end of it. Hence online shopping was key to Babybox.com‘s mission. Shopping from your own home simplifies any shopping experience, especially when helpful customer service representatives are just a quick phone call away to help you with your shopping needs.

    Sometimes the magic of a gift is in the packaging of it though. Who doesn’t recall the excitement of staring at an unopened present, wondering what could possibly be inside? What would Christmas and birthdays be like without that thrill? That’s why Babybox.com also makes the effort to present all of our orders in beautiful packaging. Sometimes the surprise is just as important as the gift itself and we know that.

    Ultimately, the vision was all about babies though. They are a wonderful addition to any family and Babybox.com celebrates that. We offer personalized gifts, custom-made furniture, unique on-of-a-kind items, and products that are just plain perfect for kids. Because not only did Katherine Styne Type want all of this for her customers, but she has a family of her own that deserve only the best as well. So if you are wondering where to find a great baby gift, try Babybox.com. Katherine had a vision 17 years ago, and it has only grown bigger through the years.

    See why she stands out in the e-commerce marketplace today!

    Gifts Fit For a Prince

    Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

    I am sure you have all heard by now that Kate Middleton and Prince William were thrilled to announce the safe arrival of a baby boy into the world. Weighing in at 8lb, 6oz, this little tyke has held the media in its grip, as the world anxiously awaited his arrival. While speculation abounded about whether it would be a girl or boy, the secret was kept until the royal announcements went out on July 22nd, 2013. Born at 4:24pm in the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital, the third in line to the throne is already said to have a good set of lungs on him. I bet he will keep the folks at Kensington Palace hopping in the next little while! Babybox.com couldn’t be happier for the new royal family!

    The Royal Prince is born!

     Gifts Fit for a Prince

    deluxe royal gift basket This Deluxe Royal Gift Basket has everything a new baby needs from : a deluxe crib blanket; a hooded towel; 2 infant tees; 2 diaper burp cloths; white kimono 3 piece layette set; 2 pc dot short set; baseball cap and micro fleece baby blanket. Makes a wonderful new baby or shower gift. Arrives wrapped in our signature tulle.

    For the ultimate gift, upgrade to the premium royal gift basket (*additional $150.00). In addition to items already included in the Royal Basket, we would include: 3 piece bib set, take me home top and pant set with matching blanket.

     

    little bunny blue fit for a prince bassinet This charming bassinet is truly fit for a prince! Crisp white cotton is accented with classic blue and yellow woven plaid on the hood ruffle, bias sash and the perfect placed bow. The interior sides of the bassinet are done in a soft yellow fabric and the fitted sheet is baby blue minky chenille. The look is balanced with a blue and yellow plaid band around the bottom of the gathered skirt. Set includes, Jumbo Badger Bassinet, linens, mattress pad and fitted sheet. Dry cleaning is recommended for all bassinet linens and for your convenience the bow is detachable. Coordinating bassinet blanket, petite pillow, and extra fitted bassinet sheets may be purchased as options below. Please remember this item is custom made especially for you and may not be returned once your order has been processed.

     

    prince personalized birth tile The Prince Personalized Birth Tile is a great way to commemorate your little boy’s birth. The 6″ x 8″ plaque features a hand painted whimsical prince design and the important details of your prince’s arrival. The birth plaques are heat-sealed with a high gloss protective glaze, ensuring a high-quality finish and a long lasting keepsake. Each tile comes with coordinating ribbons, already assembled and ready to hang. Makes a wonderful gift!

     

    nightlight - prince Light up your baby nursery with one of these elegant designer nightlights. Your little boy will love this handsome blue prince night light. Nightlight includes on/off switch base with bulb…ready to give as the perfect gift!

     

    What would you give to the newest member of the royal family?

    Moon Lover

    Friday, July 19th, 2013

    Summer has hit with a vengeance. The temperatures are just soaring! I think that the only option open to me is to switch over my internal clock and take advantage of the (marginally) cooler weather after dark. Goodbye scorching sun, and hello starlight. It’s time to become a moon lover for a spell.

    Moon Lover

    personalized stars & moon plate Let your child relish meals with this Stars & Moon Theme Plate featuring a glossy ceramic finish and bring liveliness to your surroundings. It can be personalized with the child’s name and a complimentary message for your little bundle of joy. This 10” X 10” lead-free plate should not be put in the micro-wave and should be cleaned in the dishwasher.

     

    pink moon vintage sign Make your child’s room special with Flavia vintage “pink moon” wall decor. Created from solid wood, each can be personalized with your child’s name. Award winning artist Flavia Weedn creates original artwork in her timeless vintage style. The text is customized and personalized to your own specifications then applied by hand onto a planked wood board. This wall art makes a most uncommon gift and will become a treasured keepsake to the recipient. High quality wall art comes ready to hang. This item can be customized to your preferences and is made especially for you upon order.

     

    layette set - moon and stars (deluxe) Give your baby the moon and stars with this adorable embroidered Moon and Star Layette Set. This set comes with 100% cotton pieces; long gown, burp cloth, blankie, bib, and beanie hat so that your baby will match wherever they go. This makes a great gift for a boy or a girl!

     

    cow jumped over the moon crib by corsican 40432

    The craftsmanship on this Cow Jumped Over the Moon crib is truly old world style. Decorated with a blue cows jumping over yellow moons, this stunning canopy brings the nursery rhyme to life. Great for both boys and girls! One side can be lowered, the other is stationary. Mattress height is adjustable. Shown here with an antique white finish. This iron crib has a vintage design. Beautifully handcrafted by talented craftsmen to meet current safety standards. For more than 40 years Corsican Furniture has manufactured iron furniture and accessories with a commitment to quality and attention to detail. Skilled craftsmen uphold a tradition of hand-crafted beauty and attention to detail. The cribs have steel tubing, iron rods and aluminum castings and are some of the finest cribs available.

     

    moon and lola script monogram necklace Babybox.com can’t help but throw in a little something from our favorite jewelry designer Moon & Lola as well. Feel proud to wear your monogram with this gorgeous cut necklace by designer Moon and Lola. Cutout monograms are the hottest jewelry trend ~ seen around the necks of so many celebrities. This necklace is available in 4 sizes in your choice of gold filled or sterling silver. This necklace will become a treasured keepsake that you will wear so often, it will become a jewelry staple in your closet matching everything and great for layering. Custom ordered and designed for each order, each is as unique as you. **If you do not have a middle initial, it will still look fabulous and will features your two initials and an ampersand (i.e., M&L) Available in four size options all attached on a 16″ chain with a 3″ extender: Large measures (1 5/8″), Medium measures (1 1/4″), Small measures (1″). Most popular are our Medium and Large sizes due to the interlocking letters and design being viewed well. Also available in 14k gold.

     

    Hope you can find some heat relief by the light of the moon this weekend.

    First Base with Babybox.com

    Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

    On June 19, 1846 in Hobocken, New Jersey the first official game of (knickerbocker) baseball was played. There had been other versions of our national pastime played in the US since the 1830s, and earlier games of a similar nature played in England in the 1700s, but that inaugural game on June 19th between the New York Knickerbockers and the New York Nine began a love affair that continues to this day. America’s national sport has evolved since that day, but it is still grips the hearts of fans all over the continent every season. And for that reason, Babybox.com salutes baseball today.

    First Base with Babybox.com

    baby's first baseball glove The first thing you need to appreciate the sport of baseball is your very own glove. Now this is the Perfect Gift for any All-American Baby. It will certainly become a favorite gift received. Welcome a new baby to the Big League of Life with this commemorative Nokona first baseball glove! Available in Pale Pink, Baby Blue, Dark Blue, Natural or Red Customize your glove with your choices of color, and include the child’s full name, birth date, and a center icon. My First baseball glove by Nokona is branded with the Nokona signature logo and name, and is an authentic mini child’s size 9″ glove made of genuine leather. Handcrafted from Top Grain cowhide by the 75 year old Nokona Athletic Goods Company, this custom embroidered glove will mark the birth of your little ballplayer to be. This is not only a great baby gift, but is loved by toddlers as well. It’s the perfect size for them to use! Wonderful as a gift for grandchildren, nieces, nephews or family friends, these gloves are the exact same gloves used by generations of Nokona customers. Block font is the only font available.

     

    personalized baby baseball cap Almost as important as the glove is the essential baseball hat for any budding pinch hitter. What better gift for a baby who has everything than a personalized baby baseball hat. Available in two sizes; Infant (sized for babies up to 12 months old) and Toddler (sized for babies 12-18 months). This gift is not only adorable, but practical as well. White hats with your choice of embroidery colors – perfect for a baby boy or girl. Choose a first name initial, last name initial or any letter you like.

     

    america's favorite pastime wall art Now how about a little inspiration? Some baseball themed wall art is just the ticket. The “America’s Favorite Pastime” wall art from Oopsy Daisy by Aaron Christensen is created with a vintage style that combines all the best aspects of old-time baseball. This top quality canvas reproduction is made using the Giclee printing process and has the look and feel of an original painting. Each piece is stretched over wood bars, glass-free, and comes ready to hang! No framing is required. This is the ideal surface for kids’ rooms as there is no glass to break! Artwork is finished on all sides and comes with a wire hanger for wall mounting. It can easily be wiped clean with a soft, dry cloth. Makes a great gift idea. Designed by artist Aaron Christensen and it comes with his biography attached to the back.

     

    personalized baseball blanket with name Now all you need to do is wrap your little pitcher into a baseball blanket. Just because Baseball and Boys are a match made in heaven. This baseball blanket is perfect for your little slugger. Each features their Name, Baseball Bat and Ball. This blanket will look perfect in any little boys room. Measuring 36î x 53î this will become their favorite cuddling companion. With wide varieties of available hues and fonts, it is perfect to match any decor. 100% soft acrylic never shrinks or fades as it is very long lasting. Also available in luxury cashmere. Sample shown in Navy/Bleach White and Copperplate Font.

     

    Now take me out to the ballgame, cus I don’t care if I never get back…

    The Gift of Babies

    Friday, June 7th, 2013

    On June 7th, James Young Simpson (Obstetrician [used chloroform], b. 1811), Virginia Apgar (American physician & childbirth specialist, b. 1909), Virginia McKenna (Actress [Born Free], b. 1931), Johnny Clegg (South African Musician [Album 'Third World Child'], b. 19530), and Louise Erdrich (Author [Love Medicine], b. 1954) were born. They are all great people and have contributed much to the world. Do you see the link between them (think babies)?

    birthday banner – vintage sports

    personalized luggage tags – wedding rings

    They share their birthdays with another very special date in American history. On June 7th, 1965 the Supreme Court of the United States decided that the law against contraceptives was unconstitutional. The Griswold vs Connecticut case led the way to the legalization for married couples to access birth control. As of 1965, contraception was legal and became a matter of choice for consenting “married” adults (oral contraceptives had been approved by the FDA in 1960).

     

    drawstring gown (blue trim)

    As much as Babybox.com loves pregnancy and babies, we can certainly appreciate what that ruling has meant for future generations. Children are a blessing and a joy when sought by a loving couple. We all know that sometimes timing can be key to being able to provide for children though. Having the opportunity to choose when to conceive, or not, just makes the process that much easier for all involved. While there have been many blessings in disguise from “oops” babies, taking the time to ensure that you are able to offer your all means a lot too. Whether it is waiting to have a baby until after you finish school, or once you have established a career, these choices can be wise ones to make, financially, emotionally and even socially. Even having the option to decide the number of children to bear can potentially benefit everyone in your family. Birth control has certainly shown its benefits over the years.

     

    ultimate swaddling blanket by swaddle designs

    Whether you choose to have babies when you are younger, older, alone, or with a partner, it is an important decision to make. Children are a huge responsibility that deserve a little forethought before being brought into the world. Once they are here you must feed, clothe, nurture, educate , love and cherish them for years to come. In fact, hopefully that love just continues to grow as your children do. Whether they turn out to be painters (Paul Gauguin [Post-Impressionist], b. 1848), actors (Liam Neeson, b. 1952), musicians (Prince, b. 1958), tennis players (Anna Kournikova, b. 1981) or just your very own special kids, they are treasures that have been bestowed upon you. Treat those gifts with care.

    No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education. ~ Plato

     

    Nursery Rhymes at Babybox.com

    Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

    french changing table (nursery rhyme)

    There was an old lady
    who lived in a shoe.
    She had so many children
    she didn’t know what to do…

    Regardless of how many children you have, there will be space for them all on this Art For Kids french changer in nursery rhyme motif. That is if you change them one at a time…

     

    nursery rhyme motif table set

    Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.
    Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
    All the king’s horses and all the king’s men
    Couldn’t put Humpty together again!

    If you had set poor Humpty up at the nursery rhyme motf table set he would have had a much better time of it, I’m sure. It comes with two chairs, so there is only space for one of the kings to sit with Humpty, but I’m sure they could figure it out…

     

    hand colored nursery rhyme – simple simon wall art by green frog art

    Simple Simon met a pieman,
    Going to the fair.
    Said Simple Simon to the pieman,
    “Let me taste your ware.”

    Said the pieman unto Simon,
    “Show me first your penny.”
    Said Simple Simon to the pieman,
    “Indeed I have not any.”

    A shame indeed to not have a penny when in need, but the morals unfold as Simple Simon’s story unfolds. You can share them with your child on this hand colored nursery rhyme – Simple Simonw by Green Frog Art.

     

    personalized nursery themed birth tile

    Hey, diddle, diddle,
    The cat and the fiddle,
    The cow jumped over the moon.
    The little dog laughed
    To see such sport,
    And the dish ran away with the spoon.

    That’s quite the game to play, but the personalized nursery themed birth tile captures it all nicely, don’t you think?

     

    Or enjoy all kinds of nursery rhymes with the delightful images on the french full door armoire (nursery rhymes). Don’t forget to read to your children. It is the best gift you can ever give to them!

    french full door armoire (nursery rhymes)

    *All verses are traditional nursery rhymes

    Happy Easter

    Friday, March 29th, 2013

    It’s Good Friday; the start of the Easter weekend holidays for people of the Christian faith. The celebration is a reminder of the ultimate sacrifice that Jesus Chris made. He was arrested, tried and hung on a cross to die by the Romans of the day. Christians believe that he died for their sins, so that they may be given a new life. He is seen as the Son of God and the proof of that is in his resurrection three days later on Easter Sunday. It concludes the forty day fast of Lent, incorporates Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and of course Easter Sunday. Many attend church to listen to the Gospels, get baptized (newly converted), and receive the Eucharist (High Communion). Nowadays, a newer custom of collecting Easter eggs left out by the Easter Bunny has children looking forward to the holidays with glee. Regardless of how you celebrate, this weekend is a special one, and Babybox.com is excited too.

    Easter Tidings from Babybox.com

    Fresh and cheerful for Easter, we love our Vermont made soap bar set. Each bar is a generous 5 ounces, vegetable based and triple-milled for long lasting lather. Our bars are intricately carved. These are the industry’s most desired monogrammed and personalized soaps and not only do we offer you the deepest, crispest, and most defined personalization, we make sure your order leaves our Vermont studio within 24-48 hours from your order placement

     

    Dress your little girl in this soft cashmere bunny dress and they will feel cozy but be the cutest baby on the block. Perfect for baby’s first Easter. 100% fine quality cashmere and available in blue green or pink. Add the matching cashmere pants for those babies on the move.

     

    Celebrate your Easter meal for your child with this super cute Bunny plate. This non-toxic and dishwasher safe plate is BPA free and ideal for children of all ages. It is made of melamine and is virtually indestructible. This matte finish plate has 10 inches diameter that can also be personalized in your choice of dish style, color and font. It also makes a perfect gift for the child that will be cherished for the long time.

     

    Our special “God Loves You! personalized book” explains to children just how much God loves them… and that they are God’s special creations! Each book comes personalized with your child’s name on the cover and it is used repeatedly throughout the text. God Loves You! features beautiful poetry by award-winning children’s author Jennifer Dewing and colorful, whimsical illustrations by award-winning artist Maria Carluccio. Measures 8.5″ x 8.5″, is hardcover and includes 20 interior pages. The book is perfect for the a christening, birth of a baby, baptism, naming ceremony, first communion, Easter, Passover or everyday occasion. It makes a perfect gift for children of the Christian, Jewish or Muslim faith. Ages 0-8 years

     

    Happy Easter!

    Babybox.com’s Bunnies

    Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

    Tis the season for rebirth, renewal and rabbits. That’s right, the Easter Bunny is coming to town this weekend! That cute bunny delivers eggs all over the place just in time for Easter celebrations. Yes, rabbits don’t normally leave eggs behind, but if its good enough for the White House, then its good enough for MY house. I say bring on the bunnies and Babybox.com can deliver those too!

    Babybox.com’s Bunnies

    This “Rae The Bunny” wall art from Oopsy Daisy by Meghann O’Hara portrays a cute and funny bunny; one that would make the perfect companion for your little one in his or her room. This top quality canvas reproduction is stretched over wood bars with no glass to break. This piece is made using the Giclee printing process and has the look and feel of an original painting. It is equipped with a wire hanger on the back for easy wall displaying so no framing is required. Each canvas is decoratively finished along the 3/4 inch thick sides. It can be wiped clean with a soft, dry cloth. Makes a wonderful addition to any child’s room, playroom or even beach house. Designer’s biography comes attached at the back.

     

    These sweet bunny sneakers are a great choice for your little girl. Each white shoe has a happy bunny face and pom pom tale at the back. Designed with a curly laces and strong durable sole, these shoes are perfect for your active child. Hop Hop Hop! Your little one will love to hop around in her very own little bunnies (complete with tail!) Hand painted bunnies on a cute pink sneaker with no-tie laces. Also make a great baby gift and addition to any wardrobe. Available in sizes ranging from infant to youth.

     

    The Bunny in the Garden changing table dresser by Sweet Beginnings features the French Country Daisies design element. Charming and sweet, this 4 foot dresser has 5 drawers, a scalloped top and traditional feet. The two top drawers are perfect for storing diapers and other necessary items and there is also a pull-out caddy that makes it easy to get diapering supplies. The versatile design pattern works with all room decors. Hand crafted from solid maple, birch and poplar wood and then hand painted, this dresser can be customized in many colors to complement your decor. The piece is of heirloom quality and will be appreciated for generations.

     

    This classic Flopsy Mopsy bunny crib bumper by Sweet William is perfect for any nursery. Featuring your choice of Flopsy Mopsy Pink or Blue, this bumper can be designed for boy or girl. Crib Bumper Pad can be ordered in several different fabric combinations. It is 100% cotton and fits most standard-size crib mattresses.

     

    This special prayer plate will become a treasured baby gift for years to come. Each plate is hand-painted with an adorable bunny design and graced with a mealtime prayer, aimed at teaching children a variety of mealtime graces. What better way to entice your child to say grace as well as bring your family back to the dinner table. It’s a tradition that will not only be remembered but, hopefully, passed down through the years…along with the plate. A wonderful christening or baptism gift.

     

    Happy Easter!

     

    Babybox.com Loves YOU!

    Friday, February 15th, 2013

    Valentine’s Day might be over, but Babybox.com is still so full of love that we need to keep on sharing! Right now we have a great offer through our Facebook Fan page that we have to share with you.

    valentine’s burp set with container

    WE LOVE YOU!

    art for kids bonne nuit cherubini crib – versailles blue

    For a limited time (offer ends 2/16/2013), we want to keep saying “I Love You” with a great 20% off coupon for any order over $100! That’s right, spend $100 and receive $20 off your order right now. This coupon is good for all our quality furniture items, beautiful baby clothes, personalized gift items and so much more!

    This special offer is for our loving Facebook fans. If you haven’t found us on Facebook yet, what are you waiting for?! Open your Facebook page, find us here and make sure to click on our favorite button – Like! It’s that easy! If you are already a fan, here is the direct link to our coupon.

    sleeveless party dress with heart smocking big blue gingham

    If you are not so sure about whether you want to like us on Facebook or not, can I share a little secret with you? Not only do we feature plenty of pictures of some of the thousands of items that we stock, but we happen to have LOTS of coupon giveaways. There’s a blizzard coming our way? Time for a coupon! It’s Valentine’s Day; time for a coupon! Groundhog didn’t see his shadow, predicting an early Spring – definitely time for a coupon!!! Plus you get to be the first to hear about any trunk shows or other contests that we have going on.

    So what are you waiting for? Go grab your coupon code and get shopping today before this great offer expires. Because we love you and we really care. Hope your Valentine’s Day keeps on giving!

    Babybox’s Hearts

    Monday, January 14th, 2013

    Today is January 14th, 2013. You know what that means, don’t you? There is exactly one month til Valentine’s Day! Time to think hearts, Cupid, chocolate and everything having to do with expressing love to people that are closest to you. It is a celebration filled with romance and feel-good emotions. Who can resist a dozen long-stem roses, Cupid’s arrow or those cute little candy hearts with sweet sayings on them? Certainly not us here at Babybox.com! And we’ve got the hearts to prove it!

    BABYBOX’S HEARTS

     

    Speaking of candy hearts, we have them here on these sweet personalized candy heart placemats. Your kids will love waking up to a special breakfast on Valentine’s Day laid out on their very own personalized placemat made just for them. Choose your style of font and name of choice. Just as sweet as the candy hearts they are designed from.

     

    The Valentines Container Burp Gift Set is a wonderful present for that special little one. The set includes 2 diaper burp cloths embroidered with “love” and “be mine” and arrives in reusable ceramic container (Container may vary from photo). A sweet way to say Happy Valentine’s Day to a new little one!

     

    Sweet Hearts and Little Girls are a perfect match. Make a little girl smile with this sweet Floating Hearts blanket with and Scalloped Edge. It can be ordered in various colors and font sizes. Measures 22” x 30”. Made from very soft acrylic, it never fades or shrinks. As a luxurious choice, this blanket is also available in 100% soft cashmere. Sample shown in Fuschia/Bleach White.

     

    These adorable pink hearts maryjane shoes are perfect for your little girl. Each shoe is handpainted with cute loving hearts, and finished with a coordinating red bow. Designed with a strong durable sole, these shoes are perfect for your active child. Also make a great baby gift and wonderful addition to any wardrobe. Available in sizes ranging from infant to youth (sizes 0-10).

     

    This “I Love You More Than…Girl” is a personalized wall art from Oopsy Daisy by artist Shelly Kennedy. It is an adorable way of announcing to a little girl that she is loved more than anything else in the world. This top quality canvas reproduction is stretched over wood bars with no glass to break. This piece is made using the Giclee printing process and has the look and feel of an original painting. It is equipped with a wire hanger on the back for easy wall displaying so no framing is required. It can be wiped clean with a soft, dry cloth. Makes a wonderful addition to any child’s room, playroom or even beach house. Designed by artist, Shelly Kennedy with biography attached to the back.

     

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