vip facebook group for first & little and amber shader photography clients

please make sure you join our free Facebook VIP Group to see specials, discounts and model calls for Amber Shader Photography and first & little baby boutique.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/firstandlittleVIPs/

if you are local to delaware, please stop by our boutique at 49 w main street in historic downtown middletown, delaware.

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(kids style) boho chic and sparkle

it’s no secret if you follow us on social media that we are obsessed with everything boho chic and sparkle! check out this new first & little look for fall. image © amber shader photography. shot on location on main street in middletown, delaware.

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our model is rockin’ head to toe first & little including her gold sparkle princess headband $10, fringe poncho $32 and western fringe boots $26. come visit our baby boutique in historic downtown middletown, delaware to see why we were named 2015 best kids clothing and accessories in delaware by delaware today magazine.

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{kids style} first & little faves featuring addison

addison is one of our first & little mini clients. we love when she stops in our flagship store in middletown, delaware. recently, we spent some time with addison to ask her some of her favorite things…

1. fave color? blue
2. fave TV show? my little pony and doc mcstuffins
3. fave food? hot dogs
4. fave thing to do? dance
5. fave thing to wear? princess dresses
6. what do you like best about f&l? mom loves the convenience and customer service and addison loves the lollipops!

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thank you addison for taking the time to answer a few questions for us! and thank you for modeling in our middletown main street, inc fashion on main shows! here is a picture of little miss a modeling her first & little spring/summer looks. image © amber shader photography.

{kids style} first & little faves featuring bella

bella is one of our first & little mini clients. we love when she stops in our flagship store in middletown, delaware. recently, we spent some time with bella to ask her some of her favorite things…

1. fave color? pink
2. fave TV show? america’s funniest videos
3. fave food? pizza
4. fave thing to do? color
5. fave thing to wear? dresses
6. what do you like best about f&l? love all the dresses and modeling in fashion shows!

thank you bella for taking the time to answer a few questions for us! and thank you for modeling in our middletown main street, inc fashion on main shows! here is a picture of little miss b modeling her first & little.

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stylish pinterest worthy children’s birthday parties when you are short on time and money

let’s face it, we are always short on time and looking to save a few dollars. so how do you throw a stylish, pinterest worthy children’s birthday party when you are short on time and money? well lucky for you, we’ve done some of the legwork! here are some of our favorite children’s birthday party themes including some of our favorite tips and places to shop:

pirate party: you can find cheap eye patches at your local dollar store for party favors! and how great are these pirate party sets from minted.?!? the argh! pirate party decor set is our fave and you can get it personalized with a picture. plus, you can buy matching items so your set will include invites, stickers, table signs, table runners, cupcake toppers and more! we love one-stop shopping!

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we also love to find great candy dishes and paper straws at homegoods!

princess crown party: if you are feeling extra crafty, you can make your own lace crowns using this awesome tutorial from joyfolie or you can purchase an adorable felt crown from mosey on etsy. her crowns are so unique and look adorable displayed in your little one’s room as a keepsake after their party. and if you love the party decor set idea, minted has you covered with several princess themed items to mix and match.

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garden tea party: you can go on a flea market and thrift shopping adventure with your little ones and collect vintage tea cups for party favors. you can also set up a cheap mini photobooth by gluing artificial flowers to an elmer’s tri-fold display board like we did in the image below.

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minted also has an adorable retro floral garden party decor set to match a garden tea party theme!

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what are your stylish pinterest worthy children’s birthday ideas? share with us in the comments below.

{kids style} first & little faves featuring evangeline

evangeline is one of our first & little mini clients. we love when she stops in our flagship store in middletown, delaware. recently, we spent some time with evangeline to ask her some of her favorite things…

1. fave color? purple (and no surprise there since her grandmother is the owner of purple sage herbs and gifts on main street in middletown, delaware.)
2. fave TV show? kate and mim mim
3. fave food? chocolate
4. fave thing to do? play dress up
5. fave thing to wear? all types of dresses
6. what do you like best about f&l? seeing miss amber

thank you evangeline for taking the time to answer a few questions for us! here is a picture of little miss e rockin’ her first & little with her bff hazel.

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{kids style} first & little faves featuring bealey cate

bealey cate is one of our first & little mini clients. we love when she stops in our flagship store in middletown, delaware. recently, we spent some time with bealey cate to ask her some of her favorite things…

1. fave color? the rainbow colors
2. fave TV show? sophia the first
3. fave food? mac n cheese
4. fave thing to do? play with dolls
5. fave thing to wear? the white and hot pink pettidresses from first & little
6. what do you like best about f&l? bracelets, purses, bows and dresses. i love miss amber’s eye shadow and hair because it is so straight. she’s so nice to me. she’s the sweetest.

thank you bealey cate for taking the time to answer a few questions for us!

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{local love} mommy & me customer appreciation event in newark, delaware

save the date 12.14.14 for our mommy & me customer appreciation holiday event with gloss salon in newark, delaware.

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{local love} pop fizz clink…it’s a 2 year anniversary celebration!

it feels like yesterday we got selected for dedo’s project pop up and got the keys to our little shop in historic middletown, delaware. we officially opened for business at 49 w main st on oct 15th, 2012 and since then we have been so humbled by all your love and support. because of you, we became 2013 and 2014 delaware today best of delaware winners for best baby boutique and children’s clothing and we continue to strive for excellence in all we do. so in honor of our 2 year anniversary in middletown, delaware we want to give something back. we have partnered with our friends at elayne james salons down the street {462 w main st) to host our first & little 2 year anniversary customer appreciation celebration!

be sure to save the date 10.21.14 from 2pm to 7pm so you can join us for…

*some sweet treats, bubbly for the mamas and sparkling cider for the little ones

*brow shaping demos-tips and tricks to get perfect brows like supermodel cara delevingne

*braiding demos-learn to create sought after fishtail and crown braids

*$5 off hair chalk just in time for halloween

*complimentary makeup lessons with any $25 makeup purchase

*1/2 price blowouts, gift certificates & more!

please send an email to firstandlittle@gmail.com to rsvp for this event. please include the number of guests and use the subject line “pop fizz clink”

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{local love} emerald august pop up at first & little in middletown, delaware

we love sharing great finds for mamas and little ones and emerald august is one of those great finds! emerald august is an environmentally conscious clothing line for girls sizes 2 – 10. all of the clothing is proudly made in the usa. their pieces are whimsical, stylish and well-crafted. if you are local to middletown, delaware please join us at first & little for our emerald august pop up shop dates! hope to see you there.

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