Saturday, February 11, 2012

LAUNDRY 101 for kids' clothing

  Our customers often ask about laundering their LLK clothing.  Articles of clothing other than shirts, you can just follow the basic rules--most importantly, don't mix lights with darks, or lightweight with heavyweight (ie, blue jeans, etc) in the wash.  Tees and anything with appliques require a little more work.  Here are the steps to follow if you want this item to last through several children or be ready for the resale when it's finally outgrown:     
     1.  Turn the article inside out.
     2.  In cold water, wash by hand or use the gentle cycle of the washing machine.     
     3.  Tumble dry on low for a few minutes, then hang to dry on a plastic hanger.
     4.  Press with a warm iron, if needed.  If you need to press the applique, I like to use a pressing cloth (just a piece of lightweight fabric that you can see through) on top of the design.
     NOTE:  I use polyester thread, which is not supposed to bleed or fade.  If bleeding occurs (most often with reds), use a color run catcher or soak in Oxyclean (the $1 stuff from Dollar Tree works fine).
If you want more information on doing your laundry, go to  She has a lot of general tips on her site, along with a section on doing baby laundry that has some great stain-lifting tips.  Happy laundry day to all!

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

I'm going to try to get this blog up and running again, as Megan (who started it) has way too many irons in her fire these days--including trying to keep up with a part-time job; working on new items for the Kitty Kate collection; keeping her household going (which she does quite well); and being a super mom to my precious granddaughters Lily and Kate. My plans are to post info about Lily Lane Kids and Kitty Kate that our customers want to know. If you have questions that you would like answered, please post them on the Facebook site and I will do my best to answer you. It's hard to give a good explanation on FB most of the time--I can go into more detail here. Give me a couple of days or so, and I'll get something posted to get us started. Thank you for being such great customers--we do appreciate you!

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Dog Days of Summer Sale-Week 3

This week's Dog Days of Summer sale is Tied with Love Shirts and Onesies. On sale for $14 with FREE shipping for up to 2 shirts!! Onesies are available in sizes newborn to 12 months in plain white only. T shirts are available in sizes 12 months to 5T in white, light pink and hot pink. Look in the "Tied with Love" photo album on Facebook to see the many ribbon choices and then pick your style, size and color. Orders will be taken this week until Sunday, July 11th at midnight. Then all orders will made and shipped out next week. Please email all orders to or post them on our wall on Facebook here.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Week 2 of our "Dog Days of Summer" Sale

This week's "Dog Days of Summer" sale is our Personalized Wall Art Canvases. Hand painted canvases made to your specifications. Available in sizes 11x14 for $22.50 plus shipping or 8x10 for $16 plus shipping. These are great for baby shower gifts, birthday party gifts, to display in your child's bedroom or hang on the hospital door to announce the birth of a child. Please email us at to place your order. This sale ends Sunday, July 4 at midnight.

Monday, June 21, 2010

The Dog Days of Summer

Its the "Dog Days of Summer" so what better way to get through it than with some "cool" deals! Exclusively for our Facebook Fans, LLK is offering one item each week through the end of July on SALE! Every Monday on Facebook we will announce our sale item of the week. You can place your order by emailing or posting your order on our wall on Facebook. If you're not a fan of LLK join here!This weeks item: TUTUS!!! Great for portraits, play, parties and princesses! These also make great birthday gifts. And every tutu comes with a matching hair bow! All of this for only $16! That's 20% off!! You may choose up to 3 colors and if you want to add ribbon streamers, just add $2.50. Shipping to those not in the Houston area will only be $4.

Check out the Tutus album here for ideas. Each tutu is made with an elastic waist band for lots of use as they grow. A bow is attached to the tutu and a hair bow is made with the same ribbon. Available tulle colors are: Red, White, Yellow, Black, Navy, Lavender, Bright Purple, Light Pink, Hot Pink, Lime Green, Hunter Green, Kelly Green, Tiffany Blue, and Royal Blue. (If you need a different colors, please ask. I will check on the availability of other colors).

This sale is only good for our Facebook Fans so take advantage of it today! Sale ends Sunday, June 27th at midnight.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Are you a Facebook Fan?

If you're not a fan of Lily Lane Kids on Facebook (or now they want you to "like" us) then you're missing out! There are so many new things being posted every day that you won't want to miss it. AND.......with each new "milestone" we hit (last time it was when we reached 300 Fans) we have a giveaway! If you are already a friend on facebook then invite YOUR friends! When we hit 500 fans we are going to have a GREAT.BIG.GIVEAWAY!! Click here to join LLK on facebook now.

We are gearing up for Fall Wear and Accessories so get your summer clothes now before they're gone! And have you seen the new Name Plaque's? Here is a sample:

Or how about this cute Whirly Twirly Skirt and Initial Tank? These are great for summer!

And if you don't see what you're looking for......send us a message or email at and tell us what you want. I bet we can make it for you!

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Spring has SPRUNG!

Its out with the old and in with the new for Lily Lane Kids! We are having a SPRING CLEANING BLOWOUT SALE: First item $15; second item $12; third item $8; additional items $10 each (+ applicable postage unless you pick up). You can see all of the available inventory on Lily Lane Kids Facebook page. Click HERE to see! Look in the Spring cleaning Sale folder for pictures and info. Girls' sizes 2-6 can be mixed and matched as you please. Stock up for next year while you're at it!

And if you are not a fan of Lily Lane Kids on Facebook join now! We are close to 200 members and as we always do when we reach a new goal, we're going to have another giveaway!!

We have also added a few new things to the website. Visit HERE to see the new items including new hair bow holders and monogrammed jumpers! And keep checking back as the new spring/summer clothes will be listed soon.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Lily Lane Kids participating in local Bazaar

Local News:
Lily Lane Kids is participating in the Fall Festival and Bazaar at the Community of Christ Church in Robertsdale, AL. The event takes place this Saturday, October 10th from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. There will be games, pulled pork sandwiches sold and of course lots of great items for sale at the Bazaar. Many Lily Lane Kids items will be sold at a discounted price so make sure you take this opportunity for some fun and great deals on Lily Lane Kids items! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at

Hope to see you there!

Community of Christ Church
18700 Florida Street
Robertsdale, AL

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Time for Fall Wear!

Its time for fall and we want to hear from you!
What fall fashions are you looking for this season? What items would you like for Lily Lane Kids to carry? Is there something you've been looking for that you just can't find? Let us know!! We are always looking for new, innovative things to create and we ALWAYS want to make our customers happy so LET US KNOW! You can leave a comment here, email us at, send us a conversation at the Lily Lane Kids etsy site or shoot us a message on Facebook.

And don't season is here!! We are ready to create your game day gear for your little one....just tell us what you want!!!

Thursday, August 27, 2009

LLK is looking for models!!

Lily Lane Kids is looking for models! We want to see pictures of your loved ones showing off their Lily Lane Kids attire or accessories. Send us a picture of your little one in their clothes or accessory or their hair bow holder in their room. They could be featured on the blog or website!!

Here are all of the details:
Send your pictures to Please include your name and child's name.

By participating, you are giving us permission to use the image and details you provide on our website, blog and promotional materials. Most photos will be used on the website or blog though we may use them for promotional printed materials in the future. If at any time you decide you would like us to discontinue displaying your photo, just contact us and we will remove the photo from the website or blog promptly. Please understand that if we have invested in printed promotional materials that use your child's photo, we'll have to use that material until it's exhausted before we can accommodate your request.

For your privacy, no personal information will be shared. We have young children or grandchildren, so we understand your concerns. Thanks for participating! We look forward to seeing your little ones in their LLK gear!!

Saturday, August 1, 2009

A Special Discount Just for YOU!!!

We had such a good result from our recent giveaway we want to offer all of you, our loyal fans and supporters, something special. How about a discount on all Lily Lane Kids orders?

Lily Lane Kids is offering all LLK blog followers and facebook members a 15% discount on ALL orders the week of Monday, August 3 - Friday, August 7 (ending at midnight Central time). Check out our inventory at and then send us an email at with your order and mention the discount code FRIENDS15. We will then set up a special order for you (and remember locals can choose FREE pick up)!!!

Never before have we offered a store wide discount so take advantage of it while you can!! We appreciate you and all of your support and this is our way of saying Thank You! Remember, most items can come in different sizes and/or fabrics so just let us know what you like and together we'll create something special just for you!

Football Season Gear is Here!!!

Its almost football season and we all know how big SEC football is in Alabama (and College Football in general all over the US!)!! Ask about our Alabama/Auburn gear........blankets, changing pads, bibs and tutu's! Get your little one ready to cheer on your team as the big day grows near!!

Most of these items are not listed on so please email us at for your orders and questions!

Friday, July 31, 2009

Stay Tuned!!

Stay tuned for a BIG announcement tomorrow!! All of you LLK Blog followers and Facebook fans won't want to miss it!! If you are not a member of the LLK Facebook site join now! Just go to and search Lily Lane Kids and join....easy as that! (Or click here) You'll receive the latest updates, information and deals! And check back tomorrow as the big announcement is revealed!!

We have a winner!!

The winner of the Lily Lane Kids giveaway on is
Congratulations Kerri, we will be in contact with you soon!!

Thursday, July 30, 2009

The Giveaway is Over!

The Lily Lane Kids giveaway featured on is over. After a week of entries we had quite a successful giveaway!! Thank you to all who entered, joined the facebook page and are now following the blog! The winner will be announced tomorrow on ESM so make sure you check to see if your name is chosen. And check back soon for other LLK news, information and deals!!

Thank you for visiting the Lily Lane Kids/Kitty Kate Home Blog!

If you would like to place an order or discuss how we can create your one-of-a-kind creation, please contact us at, or on Facebook here for Lily Lane Kids or here for Kitty Kate Home Collection.