What's in the Swagbags | Meet the 2019 Delight Retreat Sponsors

image: Makayla Beth Photography

image: Makayla Beth Photography

Hi friends, it’s Marcia here! We’ve been in full-stage recovery for what we like to call the '“post Delight Retreat hangover”, but I’m so excited to hop back on here between the naps and unpacking boxes to share with you about this year’s retreat sponsors.

As we plan each event, we love to focus on making sure we cover the five love languages of our attendees, so no matter what each girl’s love language is- she’ll attend a retreat or workshop and feel so loved! YOU GUYS, I know I might be biased, but honestly the companies that loved on all of our attendees this year are incredible! We are so honored to have these amazing people & companies back the Delight Retreat and can 1000% recommend their products. Not only because the products are great, but the hearts behind them are even better.

First up, check out these beautiful tote bags from our sweet friend Emily of Ever After Blessings.

Ever After Blessings

Connect with her on Instagram | Etsy Shop


Sarah Beth Marr

Our sweet friend, Sarah donated her two books Whispers & Wildflowers along with Dreaming with God. I’ve recently finished Whispers & Wildflowers and wow, it was so refreshing. I’m typically not a fan of daily reading devotional styled books, but Sarah Beth Marr mastered this perfectly. It’s filled with truth, encouragement, and gentle reminders to rest, be more present, and live from a place of intimacy with God. SO GOOD!

Connect with her on Instagram | Website & Blog


Headbands of Hope

Headbands of Hope is a company we LOVE partnering with because for every headband they sell, one is donated to a child with cancer. They’ve donated over 385,000 headbands anddddd they even have a little extra treat for those who weren’t able to make it to the Delight Retreat:

You can snag your own headband or wrap at 20% off through June 1st, just use this code: “delightandbe” at the checkout. Shop here!

Connect with them on Instagram | Website & Shop


All Good Things Co.

I’ve totally been crushing on All Good Things Co. and their shop for a while now… especially when they came out with their Enneagram line of prints, be still my heart. And fell in love with them even more when we realized our theme for the retreat this year and their business tagline both are born in Ephesians 3:20. They sent these gorgeous prints for our attendees and I know it’s the perfect reminder to hang up in their homes and offices, reminding them that God has more in store for them than they could ever hope or image.

Connect with the All Good Things Co team on Instagram | Website

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re:Created is another shop I’ve been crushing on for months now and oh, boy. Carly didn’t disappoint. She handstamped 25 beautiful pieces, but as soon as they arrived in the mail, Kristin (our founder & heart behind Delight & Be) knew this was an opportunity for something intentional. And if you know Kristin, that's her favorite word in the whole wide world and it'll probably be on her tombstone some day. Before our sweet attendees ever arrived, she prayed over each word on these jewelry pieces & each girl and then wrote them a letter explaining why she chose that word for them. Jesus took that far beyond what she imagined and did some beautiful things with those words- we’ll have to share some stories later because God used them in powerful ways.

All that to say, we don’t even have words for how beautiful these pieces are and I know each attendee is treasuring their piece!

Connect with Carly on Instagram | Website & Shop


Julie Paisley

Julie Paisley is a woman who goes above and beyond and although she was planning on joining us, sickness got the best of her and she was unable to make it! But we loved having her Creative’s Planner in the bag! It was probably the heaviest item in the swag bag, but it’s got everythingggg you’ll ever need in a planner.

Connect with her on Instagram | Website


Selena Ashley Designs

Ah, isn’t this little print gorgeous!? It’s the perfect reminder that God always has more in store. She just added this design to her shop, so if YOU want to be reminded of this yourself, you can snag your own right here!

Connect with her on Instagram | Website

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Cultivate What Matters

The Delight & Be team is huge fans of Lara Casey and our friends at Cultivate What Matters, which is why we LOVED being able to include their financial planners in the bags this year. As young business owners, finances are so important and the Finance planner is the perfect tool to enable & equip them to set practical goals for their lives and businesses.

Connect with the Cultivate What Matters Team on Instagram | Website & Shop

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Delight & Be: The Magazine

Okay, okay, I know. I’m a little biased on this one, but packed with 92 pages of solid content and photograph inspiration, created by Delight girls and our friends. The Delight Magazine was one of my favorite items in the bag! Since we’re headed into the summer, we included a copy of Volume 2, our first Spring/Summer edition to flip through and be inspired by.

We have a fantastic shop deal going on right now, you can snack Volume 2 & our latest copy, Volume 3 in a bundle with an extra $10 off! Shop here!

Follow us on Instagram | Shop the Delight Store

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Holly Starr

Holly Starr is a national recording & touring pop artist and worship leader. And we feel in love with her when she led worship for a Girl’s Night Out here at the Delight House last October. If you’re looking for some fun new tunes, Holly’s got you covered!!

Listen to Holly Starr’s music on Spotify | iTunes

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We had some extra fun giveaways happening throughout our time together, and on our final night, we gathered up and pulled names for who won these FOUR beautiful camera bags!

Anchor & Veil Photography

Seeing other photographers in the industry invest in this generation’s photographers is something that makes our heart SO SO happy! THANK YOU to our friends at Anchor & Veil for donating this gorgeous Kelly Moore Bag. We were obsessed!

Connect with them on Instagram | Website



We LOVE our friends at THEIT Bags and they sent us this DARLING bag to share with one of our lucky attendees. All the heart eyes because this bag is just SO cute!

Connect with THEIT on Instagram | Website


Ona Bags

Ona Bags are basically what your leather dreams are made of. We were dying over this beautiful bag sent by our Ona friends for another lucky Delight girl!

Connect with Ona on Instagram | Website


Jo Totes

Last but not least, our friends at Jo Totes sent this beauty for another lucky attendee and she actually squealed when her name was drawn. (Haha, love you Mikayla!) She was THRILLED!

Connect with Jo Totes on Instagram | Website



We’d also like to say a huge thank you to our other event sponsors who shared discount codes, copies of their products, and all other sorts of goodies!

Clean & Classic Presets

Bright, film-inspired, & lightening fast Lightroom profile & preset suite

Loope App

The smart wedding timeline, all in an app. Loope keeps vendors, clients & team members connected & informed, so you don't have to.

Emily Magers

an Los Angeles based photographer sharing her favorite education resources

Tonic Sites

Tonic specializes in customizable web designs for the modern, stylish creative.

Only 7 Seconds

Isolation is real. Depression is real. Anxiety is real. The #only7seconds movement is a call to action to take 7 seconds out of your day to send a message just to let someone know that you care.

WOWWWWWWWW. WHAT A DREAM TEAM, amiright?! So so grateful for all of these incredible incredible friends and companies who invested in loving on our attendees, we couldn’t do this without you guys.

I hope you’re checking them out (and maybe ordering a few things for yourself ;)) xoxo.