YES banner by Secret Holiday Co

Yes Banner by Secret Holiday at Shak Shuka

One of my favourite things is this YES banner by Secret Holiday which I was gifted with last Christmas by my pal Jos at Shak-Shuka. Right up my street with my penchant for affirmations, it’s made from unbleached cotton floursack with wool felt lettering and each time I look at it, I smile and am […]

Swoon: Bodie and Fou’s Prints

Bodie and Fou - Love Life Family

I am so in love with Bodie and Fou’s print collection, and am surprised we’ve not featured them before! There’s a range of prints inspired by the two sisters’ favourite cities and around the theme Love, Life and Family. This Love, Life & Family print is top of my list to use in our lounge. If you’re not […]

OlliElla Confetti cushions

OlliElla cushions

Handmade felt cushions to add a pop of colour to your living space? Er, yes, please. These little beauts by the ever-fabulous OlliElla come in two sizes – sofa, £29, and floor, £45 – and four colours – Fuchsia Pink, Lake Navy, Flax Yellow and Teal. Mix and match for max impact.

Hope & Rainbows flashcards

Hope and Rainbows

We’re suckers for a great alphabet and we’ve definitely been won over by this flashcard set from Hope & Rainbows. Our favourite illustrations are the bright red rocket and the smiley whale. Flashcards are a great way to get your little one interested in letters (and make a lovely nursery artwork if you frame their […]

10 Best: Penguins

Ingrid Petrie

Who doesn’t love penguins? Especially after Monty and Mabel’s festive shenanigans. Like Badgers, they’re also marvellously monochrome, so perfect for all you lovers of black and white. Print, £15, Ingrid Petrie. Oyoy wooden penguin, £25, Skandivis. Animalesque satin headdress, £35, Shop Bambino Goodies. Penguins on Parade lampshade, from £75, Mountain & Molehill. Personalised map bookend, […]

Vintage scientific animal teaching aid

Vintage Animal Art

If you or your little ones are interested in animals or science and you’re partial to a little vintage, the scientific animal teaching aid that would have been used in schools in the 1950s is sure to delight. It’s quirky and cool. You’ll find it along with other treasures at Home Barn, one of my favourite vintage stores. And while you’re there, have a […]

ZooperPets cushions


How cute are these wool felt animal cushions from Danish design duo What We Do (aka Hanne & Tobias Scheel Mikkelsen). I think what I love about them is that they’re a departure from the traditional animals – no owls or foxes here, choose from a rhino, squirrel or seal – and the fact that they’re […]

Cool Corby Tindersticks Height Charts

Corby Tindersticks Height Charts

We do love Corby Tindersticks and our regular readers will know we’re also pretty fond of a good looking height chart, put the two together and you’re sure to see our credit cards twitching! And that’s exactly what they’re doing thanks to the latest additions to Corby Tindersticks’ range. These lovely looking coated paper height […]

MoKee Wool Nest

mokee wool nest

How gorgeous looking is the MoKee Wool Nest? I’d like a baby just to have one… kind of. It’s a natural wool felt baby basket, entirely made in Europe. Theres a range of liners available and the handle comes in four bold colours. You can also get a stand in a stone teal colour. £89.95 for the nest, £19.95 for the stand […]

10 Best: ideas for a construction site-themed room


We’re looking at the enduring (unless they start before 9am on the weekend) appeal of construction sites with this week’s 10 Best. Ever popular with children, these digger, crane and road sign goodies are sure to be a hit with your little builders.     Digger softie, £24.99, Pink Biscuits. Construction vehicles duvet set, £27.98, […]

Fox Organic Kids Jurassic Bedding

Dinosaur Bedding

If you have mini palaeontologists in your house you need to hot foot it over to Fox Organic Kids and snap up their dinosaur bedding range depicting a T-Rex, Diplodocus & Triceratops set against a Jurassic landscape. This beautiful bedding has been made in Portugal from Global Organic Textile Standard Certified cotton *(Oeko-Tex 100 rated) and for your […]

Brink & Campman’s Wonderful Whale Rug

Whale rug

Instead of woodland we’re heading out to sea with this wonderful Whale rug. It’s from Brink & Campman, who’ve been making rugs for over a hundred years! It’s called the Xian Buddy whale rug and has been made to the highest standards by expert weavers in China using high quality Japanese acrylic. Each rug is hand tufted and is thick […]

Label to watch: Little Man Happy

Little Man Happy

There’s so much to like at Berlin-based Little Man Happy, like this fabulous owl poster, €20, the Little Rain sweater, €30, and the pineapple dribble bib/scarf, €18, plus a cool selection for you monochrome lovers. The clothes are organic and the brand is all about simple shapes, brilliant prints and comfy clothing. The Alaska joggers look so very […]