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Category Archive: Babies and Kids

Birdy of the Week: Donna Wilson for John Lewis

Hurrah for UK designer Donna Wilson and her gorgeous and affordable new babies and childrenswear range for John Lewis. As a long-time admirer of Donna’s handmade aesthetic and her wonderfully whimsical creatures and characters, I’m thrilled to see her expand her reach beyond the design niche and straight into one of the UK’s biggest department […]

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Ferm Living AW14 Kids’ Room & Wallpaper

I always look forward to the new collections from Ferm Living, a homewares company who have established themselves as one of the design world’s Danish darlings. The wallpapers always tick the right boxes for me – graphically gorgeous but the designs are unobtrusive and subtle. They’re just… beautiful. And the children’s homewares are consistently charming. […]

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One Fine Baby Fair: Part 1

When the talented team behind the One Fine Day bridal fairs turned their attention to babies and kids, it was never going to be a shabby event. They set out to organise a fair with a difference, showcasing the best creative talent in the baby and child industries. Cue the inaugural One Fine Baby fair. […]

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Make: Knit an Easy Baby Blanket

If you’re after an easy and rewarding knitting project, you might fancy this tutorial over on Tuts+ for a colour-blocked cotton baby blanket. Created by talented Seattle-based knitter Andi Satterlund from Untangling Knots, the blanket is knitted from corner to corner, increasing until you reach the widest point and then decreasing back down to create […]

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Birdy of the Week: Seedling Bird Glider

After a cheap and cheerful activity for kids? Keep small hands and minds occupied with Seedling’s Fly High Bird Glider kit, AU$7.95 from Lark. First, colour in the bird, put it together, then head to the park and watch it soar. New Zealand-based Seedling makes the best DIY kits for kids, with gorgeous designs, eco-awareness […]

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Offspring is Back! Get Nina’s Baby Style

If you’re a fan of Australian TV show, Offspring, chances are you’re just as interested in fictional protagonist Nina Proudman’s style – and the stuff that fills her gorgeous Fitzroy abode. I happen to know this is true because my blog post from 2012, Get the Look of Nina’s Apartment, remains one of the most […]

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