Wednesday, October 15, 2014
We loved opening up our October 2014 issue of Real Simple magazine and seeing Swoop Bags featured as their “#52 best organizing tip of all times!” from customer Erin Rooney Doland, Washington D.C. based author of Unclutter Your Life in One Week. (You can check out her blog here.) We’ll take that! Thanks Real Simple – what a treat :)
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
We spent this past weekend as a vendor at the amazing BrickCon 2014 Lego Exhibition here in Seattle. The level of talent that was at this event was incredible!! BrickCon exhibits models created by adult LEGO® hobbyists (otherwise known as the AFOL – Adult Fans Of Lego – community) from around the nation and the world! I was blown away by so many cool designs and creations and all the fans that came through the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. We had such great feedback and comments from people stopping by our booth to check out Swoop Bags! Since we don’t always hear from our customers since they make their transactions online, it was so rewarding to meet and talk with them in person and hear their stories and to be able to tell our Swoop Bag story.
We got lucky enough to have our booth set up next to Miss Courageous who makes super, cool, LEGO jewelry such as rings, tie clips, necklaces, money clips, hair pins other funky Lego-inspired designs.
Moving down vendor row… there was the super, talented Mariann Asanuma from Building Secrets who was previously a master builder at LEGOLAND. Her motto: “From big to small I can build it all.” And that is true! Her booth was packed with Lego jewelry, key chains, bracelets and more.
Another vendor who also specializes in Lego designed jewelry is Cutebricks. Check out her groovy display and her online Etsy shop, too!
We also met Joe Meno, Editor in Chief of Brick Journal – “A magazine for Lego® enthusiasts of all ages!” You can purchase a tangible hard-copy subscription to this magazine or read about recent articles online. I am thinking this would be a good gift idea for my kid’s friends or anyone who wants to know the latest and greatest about what is happening in the world of Lego®.
Another fun vendor was Brickshirts – check out their COOL designs!
We thank all the MANY people at BrickCon for making this event possible and to be able to be a vendor and share our Lego-inspired products with the Lego community. And of course, none of this would be possible without LEGO®! Thank you! (More vendors and sponsors listed here.) See you next year :)
Friday, June 27, 2014
What’s in your Swoop MINI bag? Our MINI bag is not just for Lego pieces! In fact, it can be used as a cosmetic bag, for knitting needles and yarn, for kid’s snacks, golf balls, collecting rocks on the beach… the options are endless. I decided to feature our “Black Cat” Mini bag with all our favorite, tried and true, tested beauty products.
#1 Josie Maran SPF Argan Daily Moisturizer SPF 47 – chemical FREE :)
#2 Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant (exfoliant)
#3 Kerastase Elixir Ultime Oleo-Complexe (decreases frizz, adds shine and has an amazing scent!)
#4 Laura Mercier tinted moisturizer broad spectrum SPF 20 (very sheer, light weight, natural coverage)
#5 NARS (for a natural look their eye shadow colors are great)
#6 Dr. Hauschka Rose Day Cream (a little goes a LONG way – a more intensive moisturizer – all natural)
#7 ROC Retinol Deep Wrinkle SPF 15 Daily Moisturizer (a little anti-aging wrinkle control)
Head on over to our Facebook Page and we are giving away one BLACK CAT MINI bag today! Winner will be selected by end of day Friday, June 27th.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Our first ever SAMPLE SALE is here! These bags are our large size Lego storage Swoop Bag (44″ in diameter) and function perfectly, but just have a minor imperfection like small fabric flaw or stain, a crooked label or have been used as one of our samples. If you don’t mind a bag this isn’t “perfect” then these bags are for you. Also, you won’t be able to choose your own color – we will select it for you since we have a limited number of these bags. Get organized this summer and get that Lego mess under control. #swoopbagstotheRESCUE #bestlegostorage #thisLEGOmessisdrivingMEcrazy >>> swoopbags.com
Thursday, May 1, 2014
>>>>>>>>>> WIN a pair of MOCCASINS + a MINI bag! <<<<<<<<<<
We have partnered with Freshly Picked (recently featured on SHARK TANK!) to offer a SUPER Mother’s Day Giveaway Extravaganza! Now until Mother’s Day, May 11, 2014, enter to win a pair of these super, hip, cool, leather, baby moccasins AND a Swoop Mini Bag. Winners will get to choose their colors of choice. Giveaway is over the end of day 5/11/2014. Winners will be notified via email. Good luck and Happy Mother’s Day to all those wonderful mothers out there :)
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Like, totally cool, new colors are now available on our site: BLACK CAT & TOTALLY TEAL. We have a limited quantity for these new colors and new colors tend to sell out quickly! /// www.swoopbags.com ///
Friday, February 14, 2014
Wishing you all a Happy Valentine’s Day. Our 20% off sale end at midnight tonight, February 14. Promo code: swooplove20 /// www.swoopbags.com /// XO
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
We have partnered with Houzz and were very excited to see our Orange Crush Swoop Bag + True Blue Mini bag featured in their story:
Instant Storage for the Kids’ Stuff:
“Show us a kid and we’ll show you an 18-wheeler full of toys. Seriously, how do kids accumulate more stuff than a dryer filter? Oh, right: We parents and grandparents spoil them rotten. And that’s how it should be. But having our child’s net worth in toys is the least of our worries. We’re more concerned with how to keep all the action figures, building blocks and stuffed animals neat and organized — and keep them from jabbing our bare feet as we shuffle through the house.”
In this photo you can find products from us, Swoop Bags (thank you Houzz!) as well as these companies that can help get you and your kids’ room organized and their toys in just the right places: Sprout-Kids, Mimish Designs, Mod Mom Furniture, OOTS!, Way Basics, P’kolino and more.
Monday, February 10, 2014
We love you Swoop fans! This week we are offering a Valentine’s Day promotion where you save 20% off on all orders. Use promo code: swooplove20 and spread the Swoop love! Good through end of day Friday, Feb. 14th. /// www.swoopbags.com ///