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Spring 2018 Collection

Spring 2018 Collection

Inspired by the simple days of a well lived childhood, our Spring collection is a modern take on children's classics.  Each of our collections is meant to inspire families to savor the simple moments just a little bit longer. We hand picked each and everyone of our fabrics for comfort and durability. It is our hope that every time you cuddle your little one, the luxurious fabric inspires you to hold the moment just a little bit longer.  The Caterina Blouse | a white linen blouse with sweet pleated detailing on the front and back with a three button closure...

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One Dress, Four Ways

One Dress, Four Ways

We're all about wearing our clothes as much as we possibly can. But wearing the same dress day after day doesn't need to be boring.  Here are our favorite ways to mix it up with our Vera Dress in Oat. Row 1: A sweet and classic look. Perfect for church, family photos or your sister's wedding. Dress | Tights | Mary Janes Row 2: The Vera Dress is a two piece dress. We love the idea of switching out the top for a cropped sweater instead.  Dress | Sweater | Clogs Row 3: Long sweaters are all the rage this season and we...

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PEONY: A DIY HALLOWEEN COSTUME

PEONY: A DIY HALLOWEEN COSTUME

We have another DIY costume idea for you that's both easy and impressive...our favorite two things! This simple flower hat, paired with our Almira Dress in Fern and our popular Tights in Rosewood, is sure to be a show stopper. Here's What You'll Need:  - Almira Dress in Fern - Tights or Socks in Rosewood - Cream Tissue Paper - Ribbon (ours was about 1" wide)  - Watercolor (yeah, we just used our kids water colors!)  Here's How to Make the Flower Hat:  - We loosely followed this tutorial by Lia Griffith 1. Cut your flower pieces like the tutorial shows...

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Fawn: A DIY Halloween Costume

Halloween Costumes Louisa Dress Tights in Cranberry Tutorials

Fawn: A DIY Halloween Costume

This is THE EASIEST costume you'll ever make...and pretty sweet too.  We love the idea of using beautiful pieces you've already had your eye on as the base for a Halloween costume. It's a simple and practical way to get the most use out of your Ira Loves Mae dresses.  Here's what you'll need:  - The Louisa Dress in Rust - Tights in Cranberry - Twigs or Sticks  - 4"x4" squares of paper (we used kraft paper)  - Red kraft paint  Here's how to make the costume:  1.Gather some twigs or sticks from your backyard 2. Paint two 4"x4" squares...

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Mushroom : A DIY Halloween Costume

Halloween Costumes Tutorials

Mushroom : A DIY Halloween Costume

Here's a sweet and simple woodland inspired Halloween costume to wear with your Vera Dress and Ecru tights. It looks impressive but is actually pretty simple to make.  Here's what you will need:  - The Vera Dress in Oat - Tights in Ecru  - Umbrella hat - Kraft wrapping paper  - Cream tissue paper  - Red and White craft paint  How to make the mushroom hat:  1. Unroll the kraft wrapping paper and set the umbrella hat on top. Trace a circle around the umbrella hat that is about 5" wider than the umbrella hat. Cut out the kraft paper circle. ...

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