Weekend giveaway: Pip & Bean

Today’s weekend giveaway comes from sponsor Pip & Bean, makers of the coolest superhero capes! From Pip & Bean:

We’ve always been struck by the importance of creative development and imaginative play for children. The quest to keep pace with our own children’s imagination led to a number of costumes and creative projects—whatever it took to unplug our kids from the TV and help them build a world of their own.

What started with tutus led to princess costumes, and eventually a superhero cape. Eventually that cape became a birthday present for our daughter’s friend, which turned into a booth at a craft fair, and then an online shop.

Two years (and thousands of capes) later, Pip & Bean sells custom superhero capes, costumes, and masks all over the world. We’re an active supporter of Inspiration Through Art, an awesome non-profit organization that supports children with illnesses by helping them see their own inner super hero.

Pip & Bean superhero capes are made of polyester satin and felt. The capes are washable (because superheroes get dirty) and close with a Velcro clasp (because we’re safety paranoid parents too).

Where it’s possible, we use materials with high-recycled content (our felt is 100% recycled PET). Most of our capes are personalized and they are all custom-made in Bloomington, IN.


This giveaway has now closed. Pip & Bean want to give five Simple Mom readers an emblem superhero cape! (They’re for your kids, but if you want to wear them instead, I won’t tell.) To enter, simply leave any comment on this post.

This giveaway ends tonight, Saturday, March 3, and I’ll announce the winners soon after. I hope you win!

Tsh Oxenreider

Tsh is the founder of this blog and just finished traveling around the world with her husband and 3 kids. Her latest book is Notes From a Blue Bike, and believes a passport is one of the world's greatest textbooks.

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  1. Rebecca M says:

    how fun!

  2. Very cute! Capes make great gifts. Would love one for my niece!

  3. So cute!

  4. cute! I have two superhero girlies who would love this.

  5. So cute! My daughter loves dress up clothes and would totally dig this!

  6. Ashley Pasteka says:

    These are amazing, I would love to win one for my nephew

  7. Adorable!

  8. um… i think the word for this is … SUPER.
    love this. i have four kids that are mine, and 1100 kids that i lead each week… fun fun fun

  9. Love the capes!

  10. My nephew’s birthday is in a few weeks and he would go crazy for a “real” cape. Right up his alley!

  11. So cute!

  12. Love these! Wish I’d had one growing up! 🙂

  13. So cute! Would love to win one. And loved meeting you at Blissdom Tsh!

  14. Those. Are. Awesome.

  15. Kristen M. says:

    I miss the superhero stage. Happily, I have just another year before we hit that stage again.

  16. Those are some awesome-looking capes! I’d love to win!

  17. How fun! I have two little girls that would love these.

  18. Adorable! My 12yo daughter is probably a little old for one, but I have a 3yo niece who would love one!

  19. Would love to win one for my daughter!

  20. very cool.

  21. Nikki Blount says:

    My youngest turns 3 in April and he is obsessed with Superheroes at the moment. And I love the personalization! Too cute.

  22. Very cute. My sons would love this!

  23. Both of my little ones would love these capes! I should just make some, but… 🙂

  24. my kids love capes…..very cute for dressup!

  25. How cool! My kids love to be super heroes. Thanks for the giveaway from your sponsors.

  26. My boys would love a new cape, especially with a special emblem. Thanks for the chance.

  27. I love these! I’ve been meaning to make the kids some for a while now… maybe now I won’t have to! 😉

  28. So cute! My son would love one!

  29. Elizabeth Diaz says:

    What fun!! I would have loved one of these as a kid. I’m sure mine would love to wear one during play.

  30. So cute!

  31. Katie Davis says:

    Fantastic! My 4 1/2 year old is really into heroes right now and would love a cape. Thanks for a great giveaway!

  32. Totally rad! My munchkins would love these!

  33. My three year old would love this!

  34. I’m sure my daughter would enjoy one!

  35. every little one needs a cape!

  36. Anamaria says:


  37. My little “supers” would be over the moon for one of these!

  38. such beautiful capes

  39. Love these superhero capes, especially the fact that they are individual not just a branded character from of of the movies. great that they use recycled materials too!

  40. They look terrific, my bos would love one of those.

  41. Johanna S. says:

    Those are so cute!

  42. Bronwyn Kate says:

    I love these, as would my five-year-old!

  43. What a fun giveaway!

  44. Love that these are made in the USA!

  45. amy skretta says:

    My son would love this! At day care he has dress-up clothes, but I haven’t gotten him much in the way of creative costuming. This would be an awesome start!

  46. Heidi v says:

    My boys love superheroes and love to dress up! They would be thrilled if I won this!!

  47. What a wonderful idea! I’m relieved to know that I can wear one if I want sometimes. 🙂

  48. Very cute!!! My kids love to play dress up.

  49. I have a little superhero that would love this!

  50. Pick me! Pick me! 🙂
    My nephew will only do his chores if you make them a “mission” for “Captain America”.

  51. My little people would be over the moon about one of these!

  52. How fun! Thanks for the giveaway 🙂

  53. I would love to have a superhero cape! My son spent the other night running around with his wet hooded bath towel streaming behind him-even after he was clothed!

  54. What an amazing idea! My son would love his own custom superhero cape.
    Thanks so much

  55. My husband’s grandson Carter would love this, and then he could pass it on to Collin, his younger brother.


  56. Katherine says:

    With four little girls running underfoot, we could use a fresh dress up outfit. Love the variety of capes Pip & Bean offers.

  57. My little superhero is a bit small for a cape, but I could wear it until his big enough!

  58. Rebecca says:

    Adorable, my girls would love a princess cape!

  59. These are awesome…there is nothing that can replace the magic of an enchanted tutu or a spellbound cape!

  60. My 4year old just started getting into the super hero fun! He often prays that he would be able to fly like a superhero! Lol.

  61. How fun! My nephew would be giddy to win a cape!

  62. I would love to win one for my son Henry!

  63. This would be a great addition to dress-up. Thanks for the opportunity!

  64. Love it!

  65. patricia arevalo says:

    love the concept! my girls would love it even more 🙂

  66. misty e says:

    Very cute! I know a superhero that would be super excited to own one of these capes!

  67. This would be perfect for my little babe, who is constantly getting into his sister’s dress up clothes!

  68. Melissa says:

    Wow! what a great super-hero cape. Thanks for the opportunity!

  69. I bought one of these for my nephew’s birthday last year and it was a big hit! I would love to have one for my 2-1/2 year old, who, though small, thinks he can leap tall buildings in a single bound!

  70. My kids would love these!

  71. Pretty cool!

  72. My little guys birthday is just around the corner and he would love the pirate one!

  73. Oh, my son would love one!

  74. What a fun idea! I’m off to check it out!

  75. These are awesome! Would love to win!

  76. very nice! This would be great for my 4 year olds upcoming birthday! =)

  77. Love them! Would love one for my son, who currently has princess shoes and fairy costumes to choose from. Seems a bit unfair, no?

  78. So col

  79. love these!

  80. Gretchen says:

    The capes are so cool. My youngest has turned into a pirate this week..he would love that pirate cape.

  81. I would love to win a cap for my little Samuel!

  82. All during winter break last week our kids were superheros! What a great product to feature. Thank you!

  83. Adorable! My 3-year-old would love these!

  84. My kids are just a little too old, but I have 2 nephews who are the perfect age. Capes are the BEST! I miss that stage…

  85. Nicole Dufendach says:

    Love these! And so would my boys!

  86. Those capes are so yummy! Would love that one with skull and crossbones for the boys.

  87. Allison says:

    Those capes are so sweet!

  88. wow! THese are great. I hav four little action lovers that would love these.

  89. Adorable! I love that they can be personalized.

  90. I have two little boys that would love to “fly” with one of these capes. Thanks for the opportunity to enter!

  91. dorinda says:

    HOW CUTE!!! Would LOVE one for my grandson.

  92. My boys would love these!

  93. I’d love to win!!!

  94. These are adorable! What a great gift these would be for any child.

  95. Melissa K says:

    I’m so glad I came across this! My son LOOOOOOVVVEESS playing superhero! It would make a great birthday gift for him! I can’t wait to share with others!

  96. Super cute capes! My kids would love them.

  97. Heather says:

    My boys would love these!

  98. Leighann of D-Mom Blog says:

    My kids dress up as super heroes almost daily!

  99. I love to hear the stories my little guy makes up when he is dressed in character.

  100. Jeannie says:

    How cool are those! My girls would love them.