Supporting mompreneurs: featuring AvaHazel.store

I’ve said this before, but will mention it again: we are so lucky to have the most amazing mommy entrepreneurs in our wonder world, especially craft and clothing small business owners. They are always interested in making something especially for us, to truly reflect who we are. AvaHazel.store is one of our new favourites and I want to share their story with you.

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We started our little family business after my beautiful Ava Hazel was born and I just couldn’t find anything unique to wear or dress her in.

So my mother Zenobia Engelbrecht started making clothes for Ava and I fell in love with it and could not resist sharing my beautiful mom’s talents.

We slowly started to look for designs and fabrics. This in itself was an amazing journey for us because it allowed us to spend so much time together, not to mention Granny time with Ava Hazel. 

We decided to name the business after my daughter: Ava Hazel Storey and if you look at it we just dropped the “Y” to make it AvaHazel.store☺️

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The first romper my mom made had a frilly neck, which is “our signature romper” named the AvaHazel Romper – inspired by the girl herself.

We offer something different and unique, something you wouldn’t find in shops

Our style is a bit peasant-like, almost old fashioned and timeless.

The heirloom dolls were added to the business later on and we called it: madebyzenobia. 

My mom made Ava a doll and this became our next product line so the whole world could share in the beauty and craft of these 100% handmade, one of a kind dolls.

We are confident that our business will grow with Ava and who knows maybe she will take it over one day. For now half of the proceeds from our sales goes straight into her education fund! 

This is exactly why we love supporting AvaHazel.store, they have the style we adore and the values we believe in. But don’t take my word for it, go see for yourself https://avahazel-store.myshopify.com/

Never too old for blocks

I think Mishka enjoys the blocks even more now than she did as a toddler. We are so lucky to know so many creative women with a shared love for everything different, eco friendly and hand-made. Yogi blocks is one of them! Suzelle (Yogi blocks) and Charise (Olive & Arrow) collaborated to create and sponsor these amazing blocks for Mishka.

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She spends hours rearranging, stacking and just admiring them.

Yogi blocks are great for cognitive development and just a beautiful decor item to have on a shelf.

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Some are hand-painted others printed, but every block speaks of a passion for education and art.

These blocks can also be ordered for milestones in your little one’s journey to bigger things. Suzelle is amazing, you dream it, she makes it!

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