Whether you’ve got a wannabe Simba, Nala, Alex or Raa Raa, they’re going to love this fabulous dress up mane by Meri Meri. Perfect for an animal-themed party, the dressing up box, or as a gift. It’s made from wool and felt and comes with a bright orange ribbon tie. We’re huge fans here, and it’s a steal at £13. All together now, […]
A smiley little tiger is welcome to pop round for tea anytime. A cunning fox disguise. A bear with on-point eyeliner. And a deer you’ll be fawning (sorry!) over. These are the fabulous hand-painted animal masks we have just started stocking in our store. A wonderful idea for favours for children’s woodland parties, for the dressing up box or […]
Sew Heart Felt have added dress up items to their collection of fabulous felt products, and, of them all, it’s the gorgeous fairy wings with the vintage saddle stitch ribbons that are making my heart flutter. They’re handmade in Nepal using 100% organic lambswool and only Â£24.95. Click,Â click.
Whoâ€™s your favourite literary bunny? Miffy? The Velveteen Rabbit? Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail and Peter? Style yourselfÂ as any of them with the help of the Meri MeriÂ bunny dress up kit, featuringÂ felt ears and a pom-pom tail with glitter ribbon.Â Ideal for World Book Day and eggscellent for Easter celebrations. Â£11 from Shop BG.
It’s not that long until World Book Day (3rd March this year), and as Lola is VERY fussy about what she will or will not wear to such things, I decided to get the sewing machine out to make her a cape, so I can convince her to go as Little Red Riding Hood. My […]
My ever-demanding daughter has requested a superhero costume of The Wasp – I’m like, ‘Who?’ But, being her personal seamstress I decided to have a look to see who this Wasp thing was, and then started the hunt for some suitable wings. That’s how I came across this fabulous offering from Spread Your Little Wings. […]
Ooh, Ikea, we’re coveting your new dressing up gear. The range includes an eagle (pictured, Â£22), a bat, an insect, a queen and a robot costumes, plus a variety of hats, wigs and facial hair, starting from a very reasonable Â£2. You’ll also find a huge selection of games – think dominoes, skittles, jenga and, […]
You know we love everything that pops out of the Wild Things studios, so no surprise we are lusting over the fabulous range of capes! There’s an owl, a rainbow bird, a butterfly, a Â superhero and a magic cape (suitable for a king or queen) andÂ they all come with a coordinating mask. They’re 100% cotton,Â fully […]
Boo! Got your attention? Good, because it’s that time of year again, when we wade through all the scratchy net and shiny polyester to bring you the most stylish spooky dressing up outfits for your little ones. Cats, bats, witches, skeletons, devils, and even a swan – they’re all here, just a bit cooler than […]
I love this how to from MerMag. Cardboard paper wings whichÂ all of my kids were crazy about andÂ they wereÂ super easy to make. All you need for these is a large sheet of cardboard,Â paper/card stock in the colour of your choice Â for feathers,Â ribbon to tie the wings on, duct tape and something to cut with! Absolutely […]
Something a little different today, we want to introduce you to I am Super Capes, a fabulous set up which sends capes to childrenÂ around the world to make them feel like superheros. The charities supported are variedÂ – from a group of volunteers who support asylum seekers and refugees in the Southampton area to The Red […]
Five-year-oldÂ Lola was helping meÂ look forÂ cool things for Finn’s second birthday when she spotted the Frilly Lily Butterfly Fairy Bug CostumeÂ (Â£29). She told me IÂ just had to put itÂ on the internetÂ because,Â obviously, this site is the internet! So if you have a colour-loving fairy in your house this satin lined skirt withÂ tiered layers of net, topped with […]
We asked you to show us your World Book Day costumes and, unsurprisingly, they were completely awesomeÂ – check them out. Post your photos to our Facebook page and we’ll add themÂ to theÂ gallery here.
This is to die for. It’s a super-cute linen all-in-one from Stella McCartney with a gathered top and fitted waist with wings! WINGS! It’s gorgeous and the price tag of Â£78 is pretty reasonable -Â if youÂ order up a size it will last. Want.
We all loveÂ World Book Day.Â Lola’s a little obsessive when it comes to dressing upÂ – it has to be right.Â However, like most mamas, I don’t have a lot of time to pull an outfit together and I have limited skills, so I have been searching for brilliant butÂ easyÂ costumes to make…. ThursdayÂ 3rdÂ March is World Book Day 2016. […]