isarosi on Jan 18, 2017
Just as described. Pretty and well made, perfect fit
morainemom on Jan 11, 2017
Virginia on Jan 7, 2017
This is a lovely, well made hat.......that being said, it also runs BIG. This was supposed to be a gift for a newborn girl, not small but average is size ( 8 lbs) but this hat is huge on her. 😏 Also. I think the pearls should be sewn onto the hat, not glued....for safety.
Caramelo Boutique....A Dream Came True
Hi, My name is Luisa and I am Caramelo, Welcome to Caramelo Boutique!!!.
My beloved husband calls me “Caramelo”. This is a Spanish word that means “sweet” and this is my story…..
I was working at JVC, a Japanese company when I decided to not come back to work due to my first baby was born, so I have been stay-at-home mom since then, but it was until my second pregnancy I started knitting, crocheting, hand spinning and hand dyeing fibers because I had enough time to do that, then I got obsessed with yarn and fibers, so a dream came true: CARAMELO BOUTIQUE.
I have to say this is my best work project experience that started as a hobby and it ended as a my full day job.
It was Fall 2010 when I just realized I was pregnant for a second time in my life. Few months earlier we had moved from California to New Jersey. We used to live in Tijuana, Baja California (Mexico’s side).
I knew very few stitches, so I decided to take some lessons with a very experienced instructor. It was a funny class, because I was the youngest student. The instructor and the rest of the class -almost 25 people- were in their 70’s. After my 6th class my instructor told me I should continue in my own and I shouldn’t never be afraid if I lose a stitch. I felt like she kicked me out, but at the same time I felt I was ready to knit almost everything.
I practiced during the rest of the fall making baby shoes for my new baby and making many hats for my oldest son who had to model them for my little store. He was in a pre-school program so I had all the mornings free. When my second baby born, he also model some of my hats.
Caramelo Boutique was born in our small apartment in New Jersey on a very snowy cold Winter. I opened my store in February 2011 and I never looked back.
On Summer 2015, we moved to Georgia and I have my studio in our full daylight basement at home.
During these five years, I have been making newborn photography props mainly, but also I have accepted some special custom orders for scarves, for brides and for gypsy shawls.
I also have to say THANK YOU SO MUCH to the talented newborn professional photographers who accepted to take beautiful pictures of my items. I will name them in order of appearance.
Photography by Asiya
Laura Gordillo Photography
Bébé Amour by Leslie Lane
Sofia Lynn Photography
Little Pose Newborn & Baby Photography in Miami
Also many Thanks to these wonderful customers:
A La Mode Fine Art Photography
Christine Horner Photography
I have to thank to my husband for being so helpful with me, to my boys for being my inspiration each day and to God for being wonderful with me during all my life.
I hope you enjoy all my items: " Because handmade is better and it is much better when it has been made with LOVE ".
Owner, Maker, Photographer, Proud Mom Of Two And Wife To A Wonderful Husband
Hi, I am a stay-at-home Mom, Knitter, Crocheter, Spinner, Clay Artist, Dressmaker and Student of Photography. Always inspired by nature.
Please read my policies below and contact me with any questions you may have prior to making your purchase.
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
If you need further help making your payment, please let me know!
PLEASE NOTE: All orders must be paid for within 24 hours or the transaction will be cancelled and the item will be re-listed.
*** DOMESTIC SHIPPING ***
Orders within the US are shipped via USPS First Class Mail for items up to 13 oz. Anything over 13 oz I use USPS Priority Mail. Delivery Confirmation (tracking number) is included with both of these services.
Delivery Confirmation, status information on the USPS website is usually provided while the package is on route, but there are times when you won't see an update until the item is actually delivered.
PLEASE NOTE: Once your package has arrived to the USPS office or being accepted or scanned, I am not responsible for misdirected packages, lost packages or damage packages. Insurance is not included in the shipping cost. If you would like insurance added to your package to avoid any of the situations detailed above, please contact me before or immediately after the order is placed! Please contact the USPS for issues with tracking.
*** INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING ***
For international orders I use First Class International. Shipping fees, duties and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer. Please allow 4-6 weeks for international orders. Shipping confirmation or tracking number on International Shipping are not provided due to the high costs of it.
PLEASE NOTE: If you need tracking number for International Shipping let me know before your purchase and I can let you know the total shipping price in advance.
*** SHIPPING TIME ***
Most of my items are made to order unless otherwise stated. Every listing has a production time and then the item will be shipped, so please read it completely. Business day doesn't count weekends and holidays. If you need something sooner, please don't hesitate to contact me!
Shipping time for custom orders may take longer, depending on what the order consists of. Please contact me for more information.
If you need your item rushed, please contact me for a shipping quote before placing your order!
Refunds and Exchanges
If you are not satisfied with my items, you will be fully refunded after I receive it, excluding shipping costs, please notify me within 24 hours after arrival.
I will not be responsible for lost and damaged items sent by the standard service during the return.
Return shipping costs made by the buyer. I do not take responsibility for lost/damaged packages that are shipped back to me.
** All sales are final on custom orders **
** All sales are final on " Made to Order " orders **