Sponsor Saturday, Design Room Group: Win a BUD Luxury Duck or Little Honey 100% Natural Bug Repellent Band!
Sponsor Saturdays is a new feature on The Mom Crowd. Each Saturday we will be highlighting one of our six sponsors.
***Keep reading all the way to the end to find out how you can win a BUD Luxury Duck or Little Honey 100% Natural Bug Repellent Band! *** 3 Winners! ***
Design Room Group is one of our newest sponsors on The Mom Crowd. They have the coolest rubber ducks and modern gear for children. Jenny Pithie is a mom to two beautiful girls, a wife to a nature loving husband and the owner of Designroom and Little Honey, modern products for kids and their parents. She was kind enough to do a Q & A with me about her store and her family.
Amanda: How did you come up with the concept for the Design Room Group?
Jenny: Design Room Group was formed to bring to the US great Australian designed children’s products. My husband is Australian and I always find really cool stuff when we visit. After the birth of my first child I noticed all the amazing kid’s products when we would visit and I decided to try to bring them to the US. It has expanded over the years to include other products I like, but the main focus is Australian design and now our own label coming soon, which is Little Honey. We continue to bring in some cool Australian products including great natural children’s skin and hair care coming soon.
A: What are your most popular products?
J: The ducks by far…we sell lots of our rubber duckies. They are so cute, unique, fun and we have always been phthalate free and lead free so you know you are getting a quality product. The gurgle pots are also a big hit. Not only do they look great in your kitchen, but they are fun for kids. When you pour the pitcher it makes this gurgling sound like a fish. My daughter’s friends just crack up when they come over. Lately, we have been selling heaps of the beach balls and swim rings. They were featured in InStyle and Cookie which didn’t hurt!
A: Do you have any products that you wish people knew more about? If so, what are they?
J: Our 100% Natural Little Honey Bug Repellent Bands. This is a super cool product that we developed with a leader in natural bug repellents. They really work and they work well. They have been tested by the Australian government and endorsed by the PGA. We love them because they are so great for kids. Just pop one on their wrist or ankle and they last for a full five days! If you put them back in their reusable bag, they last even longer. They stop releasing the natural vapors once they are put back in the bag! The way they work is natural essential oils are injected into the plastic before molding the band. Once the band is removed from the bag the natural oil vapors are released and form a “vapor barrier” within five feet of wherever they are placed. Great for camping or just out for a walk. My dad loves them for golfing or mowing the lawn and I always put one on the stroller or on the table outside when we are entertaining. They smell like peppermint…no stinky smells, no toxic creams.
We love it too as we have just teamed up with Malaria No More and will be donating a portion of all sales to their cause. A cause that is helping fight malaria, which kills a child every 30 seconds and is treatable and preventable, tragic. As a mom, it breaks my heart to think how these other moms must feel to watch their children suffer, I knew we had to try to help.
A: Your products have been featured in many magazines. Which magazine feature are you most proud of?
J: I was super excited about the Elle Magazine spread as it was our first major publication and I had been working tirelessly to try to get the business going, so it felt good that we were being recognized by such an awesome publication. I also love whenever we are in Cookie, because I think they are the best kids magazine out there and love that they love our stuff.
A: Finally, you are the mother of 2 daughters, what advice would you give to new moms?
J: Relax. As much as you want everything perfect for your precious little ones, you can’t do everything and the most important thing is just spending quality time with them. Everyone tells you they grow up in a flash and they are not kidding. Recently I went to the graduation at my daughter’s preschool and her whole little life flashed in front of my eyes..and it wasn’t even her graduation! So, enjoy every minute of it!
***Enter to WIN a BUD Luxury Duck OR Little Honey 100% Natural Bug Repellent Band *** 3 Winners! *** Now Closed
Jenny has generously offered to giveaway 2 BUD Luxury Ducks and 1 Little Honey 100% Natural Bug Repellent Band! All you have to do to enter is go to Design Room Group’s website, pick your favorite duck design, and come back here and write in the comments of this post which is your favorite design! Winners will be chosen at random and announced next Saturday morning on Aug. 8th. Good luck!
I used Random.org to choose the winners of the giveaway.
Winner of the first BUD Luxury Duck is… Lindsay!
Winner of the second BUD Luxury Duck is… Trina!
Winner of the Little Honey 100% Natural Bug Repellent Band is… Jenn!
Thank you to everyone who entered! Be sure to check out our next giveaway – a Madeline Baby Sling OR Nursing Cover from Tot-to-Go!