Tula Trends Archive

Tula Style: Monochrome and Distressed Looks

When we are exploring what styles we want to include in our various collections of Tula products, we often look to current fashion for mom and baby. The distressed monochromatic look is one of our favorite for all seasons and we see it popping in different variations including clothing, accessories, nursery items and more. We put together some tips for perfecting a simple distressed look with your baby carriers, that will have you and baby looking super chic!

1. Choose One Distressed Item…

and work your outfit around it. For instance, if you have some amazing distressed jeans you’re looking to wear, pick a sophisticated monochrome Tula like Twiggy, Arbol or Love Noir Ring Sling to finish out the look.

2. Choose a Distressed Carrier…

… and do the opposite! A carrier like Wild Hearts or Jet with some distressing and texture will look great with a solid, dark denim chambray and a pair of black skinnies!

3. Add a pop of color!

All distressed monochromes will look great with a bright pop of color! Match your Jet carrier with a bright red lipstick, your Wild Hearts with a royal blue top, wear your Asteria with a bold red, or your blanket with a bright yellow jumpsuit for baby. Anything goes!

4. Or don’t, and keep it a cool monochrome.

The all black, white and gray look is the easiest way to look cool. Keep your shirt a neutral solid, throw on Jet, and let the print do all the talking.

5. Accessorize!

 

Pull the look together with accessories! Add in a matte black diaper bag, a little sparkle with a simple earring , and a solid black shoe. Don’t forget your coordinating Splatter Jet Blanket, and you’ve mastered your distressed look.

Show us your photos of how you wear your distressed monochrome by tagging us on Instagram, for a chance to be featured on our Instagram and our style boards on Pinterest!

DIY Ugly Christmas Sweater Baby Carrier Edition

DIY Ugly Christmas Sweater Baby Carrier

Don’t leave baby out at your ugly sweater party! Decorate your baby carrier for the ultimate holiday look! Try one of these quick and easy DIYs, or share your own in the comments!

garlandGarland Decor
What you’ll need:
– Tula Baby Carrier of your choice. We used ‘Olive’ Tula Baby Carrier
– Strand of garland
– Mini ornaments
– Tape

How to:
1. Tie garland around the base of the top strap
2. Loosely pull garland to the bottom of the opposite strap and tie it around
3. Loosely pull garland to the opposite end base of the strap and tie it around
4. Loosely pull garland to bottom waistband and tape the end of the garland inside the waistband to secure it
5. Once garland is secured in zig-zag pattern, attach mini ornaments along garland


bowsGift Bow Tree
What you’ll need:
– Tula Baby Carrier of your choice. We used ‘Delish’ Tula Baby Carrier
– Assortment of gift bows. Depending how big of a tree you want, we used 10 bows

How to:
1. Remove protective paper off sticky side of the tape
2. Starting from the top, place your biggest bow in the center at the height you desire
3. Work your way down creating your tree shape

 

 


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What you’ll need:
– Tula Baby Carrier of your choice. We used ‘Urbanista’ Tula Baby Carrier
– Spool of wide gift ribbon
– Big ribbon bow
– Tape
– Scissors

How to:
1. Measure the height of your carrier from top to bottom and cut a piece of ribbon that length
2. Measure the width of your carrier from side to side a little higher than the center and cut a piece of ribbon that length
3. Use double sided tape to tape the ribbon to the carrier
4. Use double sided tape to tape a big bow where the ribbon crosses

 

 

 

Share your ugly Christmas sweater with us on our Instagram or Facebook!

Day 12 :Ula’s Picks Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway

Day 12 :Ula’s Picks Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway

For our final gift guide in our 12 days of Holiday Gift Guides & Giveaways, we asked Baby Tula founder, Ula, to give us her pick’s for the holidays! Ula loves delightful patterns in soft or neutral colors and it inspires the designs used for Tula items. Along with a very special Tula Wrap Conversion Carrier, Ula selected items that she personally enjoys with her own children.

You can WIN all of Ula’s picks by entering on our Facebook and Instagram pages. Everyone is a winner with a special, one day 10% discount on our Tula Woven items (includes Woven Wraps, Wrap Conversion Ring Slings and Torbas). Use the code: ULA. Valid only on December 9th, 2016 PST.

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tula-love-asteriaFull Standard Wrap Conversion Carrier - Tula Love Asteria

Baby Tula Wrap Conversion Carriers are structurally the same as Tula Baby Carriers and are offered in the same sizes. However, these carriers are made with Woven Wrap material, lending them to the beauty and specialty of Baby Tula Woven Wraps. Wrap conversion Tulas were made for experienced babywearers who love the look and feel of woven wraps but want the simplicity of a buckle carrier.

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Ryle & Cru Holiday 2015 Studio PhotoshootRylee and Cru $150 Gift Card

A children’s line founded by illustrator Kelli Murray and inspired by her own little ones. Rylee and Cru merges art and imagination, offering unique and artistic clothing for the modern child. The collection consists of quality basics that are each hand garment dyed, giving them a soft vintage feel right out of the box. The shapes are comfortable and the fabrics are soft, making dressing easy for baby and mama.

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0b3a8618Slugs & Snails Unisex Tights

Bright Tights for Bold Boys and Girls! The original unisex tights company. Organic, ethical and pure luxury for little legs!

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land-of-nod-lifestyleThe Land of Nod - Freezy Dream Ice Cream Truck Tent

Kids won't always scream for ice cream. Although, we have no scientific data to back that up. But, we're certain they will scream when they see this ice cream truck play tent in their play room. It features handmade embroidered and patchwork details (including two awnings) so it looks just like the real thing.

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stonzStonz Toddler Booties (with waterproof and recyclable soles!)

Our new Toddler Booties have a waterproof bottom so toddlers could play outside even longer. The bottom is made of a durable, flexible material called PLUSfoam which is waterproof, recyclable, hypo-allergenic and non-bacterial. The booties have a soft, fleece lining so they can be worn with socks, slippers, shoes or bare feet - making them adaptable for most of the seasons!

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Day 11: Special Gifts for Her Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway

Day 11: Special Gifts for Her Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway

We continue our 12 days of Holiday Gift Guides & Giveaways with special things for her! The holiday season is most definitely a time to show love and appreciation for our loved ones; and perhaps the time to pamper a mom who rarely gets the opportunity to do it herself. We’ve gathered gift ideas that are as special as she is!

You can WIN a $100 gift card from each of these special products by entering on our Facebook and Instagram pages. Everyone is a winner with a special, one day 10% discount on our Most Popular Collection. Use the code: FORHER. Valid only on December 8th, 2016 PST.

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giftcards-2_1024x1024Baby Tula $100 Gift Card

Gift Cards are delivered by email and contain instructions to redeem them at checkout. Our Gift Cards have no additional processing fees. Gift Cards are redeemable online only at www.BabyTula.com. Gift Card balances are not exchangeable for cash or any other type of credit.

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starling-1Starling Jewelry $100 Gift Card

Starling creates beautiful, high-quality and customizable jewelry without traditional markups. Everyday heirlooms made in America, for all generations. We strive to inspire joy and encourage people of every age to appreciate the little things while shooting for the stars!

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ecoflower-christmas-gold-flowers-giant-centerpieceEco Flower $100 Gift Card

At Eco Flower, we sell unique wood flower bouquets and misc. home decor items, made of recycled and sustainable materials that are environmentally responsible. Perfect as an elegant gift or for your own home. Use as decor year after year! ❄️

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tieks-and-boxTieks Ballet Flats

The most versatile flats you'll ever try! Made of the finest Italian leathers and designed to fold and fit in a purse, Tieks are wearable all day, every day.

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Day 10: Special Gifts for Him Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway

Day 10: Special Gifts for Him Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway

Curated by Mat York aka That Dad Mat

Today’s gift guide in our 12 days of Holiday Gift Guides & Giveaways is focused on special things for him! Getting the perfect gift for the man in your life can be difficult. That’s why we asked one of our favorite dads out there, Mat York AKA That Dad Mat, to share his picks for holiday gifts he’d like to see under the tree!

You can WIN all these dad-approved products by entering on our Facebook and Instagram pages. Everyone is a winner with a special, one day 15% discount on our Tula ‘Jet’ Carrier. Use the code: FORHIM. Valid only on December 7th, 2016 PST.

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Mat says, “This list reflects some of the best products in the marketplace that I feel every dad needs in his life. Owning all of these has somehow helped me in my journey of showing myself and my children a more sustainable way to live”.

jet3Tula Baby Carrier - Jet

My pick for a great dad carrier is Jet the all canvas carrier by Baby Tula. It’s sleek clean design and modern plus sign print match well with almost anyone’s style. This budget-friendly alternative to the popular wrap conversion style is a welcomed addition to the Tula line up and has the same handmade touch. Favorite features of mine include Tula mainstays such as the generous pocket on the waist belt, removable hood, and perfect fit adjusters.

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canyon-leaf-amberCanyon Leaf Amber

Baltic Amber has had a huge affect on me as a person and the way I parent. It has been you for thousands of years to treat many ailments. When you wear amber jewelry it warms with your body's heat and you absorb the healing benefits of the succinic acid through the skin. It helps to relieve all kinds of aches and pains from teething in babies to headaches and arthritis in adults. In light of its natural nature, it is safe for all ages. Fossilized Sunlight as it is commonly referred to, amber accelerates our natural ability to heal, reduces inflammation, and may even help alleviate the symptoms of respiratory ailments. There is nothing like that I have found in the way of natural healing that even comes close to the results of Certified Baltic Amber. Handmade by mother nature and preserved for millions of years and no one crafts quite like Nicole from Canyon Leaf Collection. Her artfully designed pieces are so well made you almost forget you are wearing something good for you. This bracelet is a mainstay in my life that I'd feel lost without.

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ecovesselEcoVessel Growler "The Boss"

I use this spectacular stainless steel growler to do so many things I have lost count, so much now that I own 3. One that I use strictly to fill at a growler bar to have craft beer for the day, another for fun alcoholic concoctions such as sangria or fruit infused vodka, and the last for coffee, YES coffee! With an included removable stainless steel infuser, you have the option of adding the flavors of fresh fruit to your drinks or making the most amazing cold brew coffee. If you’re a tea person like my wife the infuser can be filled with leaves and the Boss will be your favorite tea maker.

This growler features our vacuum TriMax® triple insulation technology and has been tested to keep liquids cold for 36 hours and hot up to 8 hours. Its dual use leak-proof top has a wide opening for easy filling and a small opening for easy drinking. A versatile vessel for anything, anytime, anyplace! Even southern summers!

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beard-oil-elevated-mens-earl-gray-bodycare-naturalElevated Beard Oil by the makers of Balm Baby

Every good beard needs a good beard oil and trust me I have run through my share of duds. The Elevated Beard Oil, however, hits it out of the park with it all natural ingredients and ability to both moisturize and heal. Both vegan and cruelty-free, it helps maintain a healthy shiny beard while reconstructing damaged hairs and pores. I fancy the Earl G scent, or should I say my wife does and that's what really matters!

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jjb-bagJu-Ju-Be Helix Bag

JuJuBe in their quest to create bags for the whole family really rounded out their lineup with the new Helix bag for Dads. With a traditional JuJuBe interior, I went with the new Chrome exterior for a change of pace. Lighter weight, yet still durable and scuff resistant the Chrome bag is a breath of fresh air to the usual “Dad Bag” types. Still a messenger bag with fully adjustable strap and changing pad, it transitions to straight up business in no time. Holding a 13” laptop, phone, keys, wallet, chargers, and 2 fleece pockets great for sunglasses. If safe to say the days of 16 pocketed camo bags and just a plain old backpack are gone!

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