Feb

21

LOVE those babies!

February 21, 2008

We LOVE your babies in Stinky Couture™! We are excited to announce the official start of the Stinky Couture™ photo contest. The contest will run monthly starting March 1, 2008. Winners will be chosen monthly from the previous month’s photo submissions with a cutoff of midnight Mountain Time on the last day of the month.* April 1, 2008 we will announce the first winner and every 1st thereafter. The winner will receive a Stinky Couture™ fitted diaper*. When submitting photos, please keep it real. We love babies and we love them as they are whether that be happy, messy, cranky, hungry, fussy, sleepy. So get competitive, HAVE FUN and we’ll look forward to seeing your sweet babies in Stinky Couture™!

Submissions can be sent to “photocontest at stinkycouture.com
* Diapers will be YPS (you pick size)
*All photo submissions to date will be considered for the month of March.

Feb

16

The new STINKY Fixx™

February 16, 2008

The STINKY Fixx™is a simple way to get the Stinky Couture™ diapers that you want, without “stalking” our Hyena Cart store or waiting for the customs list to be open. The STINKY Fixx™ includes 12 Stinky Couture™ Signature Series side snap fitted diapers. Your diapers will be made to order according to requested sizes and fabric style. For outer fabrics you may choose a style: gender neutral, girl or boy. Actual fabrics will be chosen by me from SC’s selection of boutique, limited edition and imported prints. Individual fabric requests are taken into consideration. Absorbent/inner fabric and soaker options are yours to choose from the selection of inner fabrics available. Information about the fabrics used for our diapers can be found on our About Our Products page.

Feb

15



Vintage VW’s, yet another favorite print of ours, has been retired. Pictured is a Stinky Couture side snap fitted paired up with a Luxe Baby wool cover. Luxe Baby is a favorite of ours.

Feb

14

Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2008

What a grand thing, to be loved!
What a grander thing still, to love!
– Victor Hugo

Feb

10

Sweet baby Avery!

February 10, 2008


Sweet baby Avery in a Stinky Couture fitted.
Photo taken by his mama Stephanie.

Feb

4

NO bag, thanks!

February 4, 2008

Please note that we are no longer using plastic drawstring bags to ship our products. We feel that using such plastic bags contradicts our philosophy of respect for our planet. We are currently evaluating alternative earth friendly packaging. We appreciate your understanding.

Read more about why not to use plastic bags HERE.

Feb

3

We LOVE seeing your babies in Stinky Couture™! Here are a few tips that we thought might be helpful when trying to get that candid shot.

Be patient
When photographing children, patience is a must. Have fun! Don’t expect to get that perfect shot immediately. Sit back and wait for the right moment, then snap away.

Get close to your Baby!
Be sure to fill the camera’s viewfinder or LCD display with your Baby to create pictures with greater impact. Get close to your Baby or use your camera’s zoom to emphasize what is important and exclude the rest. When a flash is needed it is better to get a little further back and utilize the zoom function of your camera.

Get down at there level
Eye-to-eye contact is as engaging in a picture as it is in real life. Laying on your belly or sitting on the ground is a great way get a picture from a child’s perspective. By doing this, your Baby’s expressions will be natural, your flash photos will be more evenly lit from nose to toe, and the background will probably look a lot better, too.

Crop it…before and after!
Visual cropping: Try cropping your photo visually prior to taking it. Fill the view finder or LCD display. When doing so are there things that you see that shouldn’t be there? You can crop, or remove, these elements easily by moving closer or utilizing the zoom feature on you camera.

Crop it after the fact: Whether you take your photos to be processed or download pictures to your computer, cropping is easy! Cropping really can make a good photo great!

Be real!
Ignore the impulse to force your Baby to pose staring at the camera. Candid pictures that are real and not forced really are best. A dirty face, mismatched socks and bed head are just a few warm examples of childhood that one can connect to. We have oh so many pictures of our children as they are… children.


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