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shop toast koi giveaway

monday skipped by before i had a chance to post the shop toast surprise which will be treating two readers to the darling handkerchief koi just released for children's day celebrations! this year's edition is made to cheer in bright new colors (loving the turquoise!) which can be reused after the wrap is unbundled and the tomoe ame rice candy tucked inside has been enjoyed.

happily, one koi has been set aside for an oahu reader willing to pencil in a pickup at toast's kaimuki studio while a second koi is destined to be with a reader with a mainland mailbox.

feeling lucky? carefully read and heed all the fine print posted after the jump.

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shop toast spring peeks

how happy would your little one's easter basket be with the addition of shop toast's adorable new cheeky chickies? an empty egg is hidden inside the fabric peeps waiting to be filled with your favorite petite treats. 'tis just one dollar a piece although, due to tiny parts, not intended for keiki under age 8.

and, toast fans will be swooning over all the delightful new offerings for springtime including fresh favor designs, more custom goodness to dress up your party invites, and a boy's day edition of the always popular heartstump.

jeremy and michelle's continuing collaboration with joie studio is about to welcome a wedding paper collection designed to coordinate with toast's favor line. TOAST to JOIE's official introduction happens next month when tina makes her national stationery show debut, but she kindly shared a sneak peek with me to share with you.

find the entire lineup of spring projects from kaimuki's favorite design duo after the jump!

the perfect pair

orders for the TOAST to JOIE wedding collection will be accepted later this spring at joie studio, shop toast, and select retailers. and, say hello to the sweet trio of kokesHE which just arrived online and in shop toast's storefront:

p.s. mark your calendar for next monday & another shop toast children's day cutie!


and the winners are . . .

2011 ocean in my pocket calendar

stevie-lyn from honolulu and kim from las vegas! here's a glimpse of shop toast's super cute month-by-month designs found within the ocean in my pocket calendar which just happens to be printed on pocket-sized, wood veneer cards.

if you did not luck out this time, the final supply of the 2011 calendar ($8) is back in stock online and can also be scooped up at the shop toast storefront. fyi, the petite calendars will not be re-ordered once the current batch has sold out so hele over to claim one for your desktop.

congratulations kim & stevie-lyn!

{mahalo nui to jeremy & michelle for hosting yet another delightful shop toast giveaway!}


shop toast calendar giveaway

just when the new year was beginning to feel routine, our friends at shop toast have come a-knocking with an offer to add some happy cheer to your day with their petite 2011 ocean in my pocket calendar!

jeremy and michelle have kindly set two calendars aside - one for an oahu reader (who must pop by the kaimuki storefront to pick up their prize) and one for an off-island reader with a neighbor island or mainland mailbox.

please follow the fine print below and include the following details:

  • click here to send your name *and* current hometown by thu, jan 27th
  • please put shop toast calendar giveaway in the subject
  • one entry per person/household
  • u.s. readers only, please

the lucky pair will be announced on friday. good luck!

{update: winner list posted}


a shop toast holiday

ocean in my pocket calendar

before dashing off for the holidays, i wanted to share the small delights that jeremy and michelle from shop toast have been busy crafting in their handmade workshop. we all know the toast team is an essential source for whimsical gifting all year long, but this year's playful selection of elf-approved xmas goods made me smile from the wood veneer ocean in my pocket desk calendar ($8) to furoshiki-wrapped boxes filled with gourmet cookies ($5).

there's even the brand new and super cute tiny tin's grocery store where you are welcome to mix and match sweet treats and tasty snacks ($3 to $8 each) cleverly concealed in pint sized packages to create a yummy yet one-of-a-kind gift basket. even nicer is that a portion of tiny tin sales will benefit the hawaii food bank.

more peeks after the jump!

while it may be too late for mail order, oahu friends still have time to pop by and scoop up last minute gifts during the kaimuki storefront's extended holiday hours:

  • when: thu, dec 23rd - 12p to 6p & fri, dec 24th - 12p to 4p
  • where: 3434 waialae avenue, suite 3, kaimuki

p.s. the scoop will be on hiatus this week. happy wishes for a very mele kalikimaka to you & your 'ohana!