Thursday, December 30, 2010

oh so pretty!

I love each of these DIY accessory projects from Martha Stewart.  What a
lovely way to update your next outfit!  Take something that has been in your
jewelry box and give it new life.  I think my favorite is the vintage brooch
necklace - I Die!

Monday, December 27, 2010

small magazine {winter}

I was excited to see Ses Petites Mains Nona Dress featured in the winter
addition of Small Magazine.  This dress can be purchased at Bella Vita and
is a great staple to any little girls wardrobe!

Friday, December 24, 2010

happy holidays!

Wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year!

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

let it rain!

Blue Flower Raincoat by Toby Tiger (Ages 2-6)

Dinosaur Raincoat by Toby Tiger (Ages 2-6)

 My rain gear has arrived from the UK company Toby Tiger and from the
amount of rain in the forecast I'd say it's not a day too soon!  Come on in and
snag these little cuties for your little puddle jumper.  Flowers for girls and
dinosaurs for boys.  If anyone knows about rain gear it would be the UK! 

And for all my patient customers, the Apple Vest is back in stock!  Hip Hip

Friday, December 17, 2010

pepper sprouts

Silhouetted Wood Coasters 
Home Sweet Home Wood Coasters

Modern and Retro Chair Wood Coasters 
If you've followed my blog or shopped my store you are already aware of my 
love of beautiful and creative products made from wood!  Well, I have 
something new to add to my wood obsession!  These beautiful coasters from  
pepper sprouts are lovely and make a WONDERFUL gift.  Available to
purchase at Bella Vita.  {$28/set of four}

Woodland Deer Wood Brooch 

A cute bunny pin 
How can you go wrong with a cute little laser cut wood pin?  Along with 
the deer and rabbit there is a bird.  These little cuties are $12 each and they
make me smile!

sckoon organic

Organic Cotton Baby Gift Set - Kimono Body with Wings (Holiday Red) + Wing Cap (Holiday Red)  <font color=red> Was $36--> Now $29.99

ZEN Booties Red Stripes  <font color=red> Was $14--> Now $9.99
Organic Cotton Baby Plush Toy - Red Rabbit
  Sckoon Organic Cotton Soft Plush Toy: Baby Bear Doll (stuffing is organic cotton, too!) Red Stripes

My new order of sckoon organic baby items arrived this week - just
in time for gift giving!  Adorable onesie with angel wings on the back
with a matching hat and the stripe booties are so cute.  The bunny and
bear are perfect for little hands to hold and hug.  Oh, and if you were
wondering, the inside stuffing on the bear & bunny is organic too!  The
best gift for that little angel in your life.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

supermaggie tees

My favorite tees are back in stock.  For all you Supermaggie
customers my re-order is in just in time for gift giving!  Give
one as a gift and buy one for yourself!  Happy Shopping!  Shop

Monday, December 13, 2010

Oh so cute!

I LOVE these little sweaters from mama cow.  They are SO cute and make a
great gift.  Each one is unique and one of a kind.  I just received my re-order
of these little lovelies so I have a good selection right now.  Come in and check
them out.

Friday, December 10, 2010

shiso mama

bow tie ponytail holder

bow tie clip

rainbow pack of pompom hair clips

I love these little hair clips from local Oakland designer Mimi of shiso mama
These make great stocking stuffers for that special little or big girl!  Stop in
and take a look at the collection.  Local LOVE! 

Thursday, December 9, 2010

custom silhouettes

Custom Silhouette on Canvas Tote 

Custom Silhouette on Gallery Wrapped Canvas 

Custom Silhouette on Canvas Tote 

Child and Pet Custom Silhouette 
Do you want a special gift to give?  These custom silhouettes from Oakland 
graphic designer Mara of Little and The Girl make a GREAT gift!  Stop into
Bella Vita and take a look at her work.  Local LOVE!

Friday, December 3, 2010

holiday felt banners

Holiday Garland/Banner in Felt, Ink and Linen-For the Modern Homespun Holiday-by indobay inc 
Holiday Garland/Banner in Felt, Ink and Linen-For the Modern Homespun Holiday-by indobay inc 
Holiday Garland/Banner in Felt, Ink and Linen-For the Modern Homespun Holiday-by indobay inc
Holiday Garland/Banner in Felt, Ink and Linen-For the Modern Homespun Holiday-by indobay inc 
I contacted Tania from indobay inc a month ago to ask her about making some 
of her beautiful felt banners for Bella Vita.  They arrived this week and they are 
lovely!  I also LOVE the packaging.  You get white hemp twine and the cutest 
mini clothes pins to arrange your banner any way you like.  Thanks Tania for 
being so wonderful to work with.  I look forward to working with you in the 
near future.  Happy Holidays!

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Lesley Evers S*A*L*E

Lesley Evers is 20% off!  Come on in while the selection is good and
grab a dress or skirt that you will love and will become a staple in your

Gift Guide - Diablo Magazine

Diablo Magazine has put out their Holiday Gift Guide and you can
purchase the Elbow Grease Designs recycled totes at Bella Vita!  A
GREAT gift and made my Jenny Hurth in her Berkeley studio.  Be
sure to check out the rest of the local finds.