Give, Inspire, Play - Alimrose creates treasures for children...

 
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Alimrose is one of Australia’s most revered baby and children’s brands, featuring a gorgeous collection of soft dolls, squeakers, kid’s decor and accessories.

Signature to the Alimrose collection are the hand-crafted retro dolls which each have their own playful spirit. Each of the dolls are made with the highest level of craftsmanship, detailed embellishments in theatrical prints and characters with their own precious little narrative. 

Ballet enthusiasts will adore the Amelie Doll, which features a frothy, soft tulle removable skirt and dainty chic ballet slippers. Story Time Alice keeps her voluminous gold hair tied back with a black 'Alice' headband ribbon, whilst Red Riding Hood is delightful in her blue gingham dress. 

New to the collection is the Alimrose Emmy Doll which features blush tulle dress with gold ribbon trim, gold ballet shoes and a gold handbag. The Yvette Unicorn Doll provides sophisticated drama and hyper-feminine detailing with its untreated pure cotton outer, soft blush tulle and embroidered face. 

Give. Inspire. Play....create modern and creative spaces where children (and their dreams) can grow with Alimrose.

 

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Need a Christmas idea for your little one? Zoo Modern Animal Friends!

 
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With Christmas just around the corner and many gifts to buy – I had to share these absolutely gorgeous children’s toys with you... and can we talk about how cute my niece Fern is being a baby model for me?!

Lars Owl, Abe Fox, Evan Rabbit & Leo Bear are the furry friends created by ZooModern. Theses ‘animal friends’ are handcrafted in New York, made from sustainable timber that is soft to the touch, painted with child-safe paint from Germany and super soft all natural wool from Ireland.

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Zoo Modern Toys

The ZooModern collection has a bespoken quality about it which encourages children to build their own ‘animal friend’ using the interchangeable capes. Their products combine age old craftsmanship with contemporary style, modern design and a sense of humour. ZooModern believe in appreciating the beauty in wood, the principle of simplicity in design and the act of fun in life!

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ZOO MODERN KIDS TOYS

The creator of ZooModern is Glen Hay who grew up in Ohio and attended the Kubert School of Cartooning and then worked for the Jim Henderson Design Company. He then moved forward to work with the Sesame Street crew handling their overseas cast of characters and learning the culture of the European markets. For the last 12 years he has worked in the toy industry creating classic toys mainly made from wood.

And now he has created his own line of toys ZooModern, founded as an umbrella for his diverse interests, ranging from puppetry to sculpting to illustration and contemporary toy culture.

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Source: With Christmas just around the corner and ...

Bella Buttercup...

 

Baby and Children's brand Belle Buttercup is a gorgeous curation of Scandinavian inspired Playbars, dollhouses, accessories, decor and blankets for your little one. Bella Buttercup are passionate about creating modern and creative spaces where your littlie's can grow and play - amongst a stunning colour palette of soft greys, pale pinks and baby blues... perfect for us interiors junkies!

The collection is fresh and contemporary and helps modernise your nursery all while complimenting and seamlessly integrating with your home decor. Bella Buttercup has a suite of treasures for all your decoration and gifting needs.

It is a business born from an appreciation of colour, craftsmanship, form and above all functionality. So add some Scandinavian style to your sweetie’s space... scroll down for more information on their range and links to shop below. 

The veritable haven for Scandinavian cool, Bella Buttercup’s Little Place is a minimalist wooden dolls house (RRP $150) for your darlings to play with their toys and teddy bears. Made from New Zealand pine wood, it features a no-fuss design with a sculptural quality and artistic elegance that brilliantly blurs the boundaries between art and design. ‘We’ve created a contemporary interpretation of the traditional doll house that can be left as is, or personalised with paint or decoration,’ says founder Chloe.

Its raw-finish and sturdy silhouette provides a signature statement to an otherwise bland room, and, at the same time has a strong decadence and futuristic appeal where you can add individual sparkle to the fame and help create your own little piece of fairy-tale magic. Bella Buttercup’s Little Place is suitable for totts - 24 months and older.

Bella Buttercup’s Change Pad Cover (RRP $49) features a relaxed and approachable everlasting quilt-design that captures the principles of Nordic minimalism and, the same time, delightfully radiates warmth and modern-day charm. The cover is available in two gender neutral (and natural) colours (Dusk and Sky), and is made from a water-resistant lining that acts as a barrier for damp surfaces. Perfect for play-time or picnics, the Change Pad Cover is Ideal for newborns and for those who are on the go!. Similarly, Little Space is available in an assortment of lolly colours (Dusky Skies, Milky Way, Peachy Keen, Powder Blue and Star Dust), and the perfect travel companion for everyday use.   

New to the range is Bella Buttercup’s Nappy Clutch (from RRP $39) which is made from 100% water-resistant quilted jersey. Its compact enough to store in the nappy bag but big enough to keep all the essentials for nappy changing. Decorate with a mini-wood attachment or tassel that will help entertain and distract baby so they don’t roll whilst get changed. 

Play Bar by Bella Buttercup is a Scandinavian-inspired play gym, suitable for newborns through to 12 months. It helps baby comfortably explore milestones such as: tummy time, rolling over for the first time, learning to touch or feel and strengthen their legs before take-off! Available in Star Dust (pink and grey), Milky Way (blue and grey) and Dusky Skies (dove blue and natural)- the design has a structural elegance that adds design integrity to your home. For those who want a little more colour-love, get lacquered with Bella Buttercup’s Dipped Playbar, featuring grey or white paint on the legs.     

Little Space's big sister, Play Space is a larger portable space for your baby or toddler. Its clean design and soft cushioned surface makes it perfect for babies or toddlers. Suitable to use inside and out of the home and available in two colour combinations, there is a Play Space perfect for every home interior. We have designed the Play Space to fold up so you can take it anywhere and is easy to keep clean.

It’s time to play! Bella Buttercup’s playful accessories focus on textural elements: sound, touch and sight. Either select from the boy’s collection (powder blue, white, soft grey and metallic silver/grey); girl’s toy accessories (powder pink, white, soft grey and metallic silver/grey), or gender neutral (soft grey, white, aqua and metallic silver/grey). Each of these delights are designed to tie to the cotton straps, and available in either Silicone (which double up and help baby during teething) or natural unfinished wood. It’s time to play! 

Bella Buttercup here - Instagram here - Facebook here - Pinterest here

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Children's Decor Christmas Gift Guide...

 

Can you believe it's under 2 WEEKS until Christmas?! What? I haven't even started shopping yet... help! 

If you love styling, home decor and interiors and your child's room is just as important as the rest of your home then check out my edit of Children's Christmas Decor Gifts below..  fun!

 

Fawn Standing -  Noc Noc

Fawn Standing - Noc Noc

Wooden Toy Camera -  Behind the Trees

Wooden Toy Camera - Behind the Trees

Garland -  Hazel loves Ivy

Garland - Hazel loves Ivy

Felt pom pom garland - Toucan 

Felt pom pom garland - Toucan 

Tassel wall hanging -  Maypole Design

Tassel wall hanging - Maypole Design

Toto Wooden Game -  Rock and Pebble

Toto Wooden Game - Rock and Pebble

Watermelon Dolls -  Avery Trend

Watermelon Dolls - Avery Trend

Wooden Mountains -  Wood and Weave Co

Wooden Mountains - Wood and Weave Co

Messa Print -  Olli Ella

Messa Print - Olli Ella

Dreaming wool felt garland -  In my hood

Dreaming wool felt garland - In my hood

Tribal Village Peg Doll Set -  Vines of the wild

Tribal Village Peg Doll Set - Vines of the wild

Hexagon Stacking Blocks -  Babee and me

Hexagon Stacking Blocks - Babee and me