First Look: LulaBunny clocks by Lulabird


For months we’ve been pestering Louise, the creator of retro inspired design brand Lulabird, because we’ve been eager to find out what she’d follow up her smash hit launch collection of clocks and wall art featuring owls, whales, blooms and ‘MooseBoy’ with. Finally it’s time to show off her LulaBunny clocks in bang on trend […]



Lulabird launched in 2010 as an exciting new design brand. A range of retro inspired characters which will appeal to both children and parents alike adorn a collection of clocks and wall art made from eco-friendly sustainable birch plywood. Lulabird have more products in development which we can hardly wait for. Louise, the creator is […]

Andrea Williamson’s Knitted Clocks


Textile artists are producing the most amazing products these days and Andrea Williamson is a name to remember. She lives and works on the Shetland Isle of Whalsay creating knitted goods inspired by traditional Shetland patterns. Her lambswool clocks are seriously desirable. Drawing inspiration from the design of cuckoo clocks and adding elements of traditional […]



Lulabird is a hot new brand created by design conscious Mamas Louise and Rachel. They have created a range of retro inspired characters which will appeal to both children and parents alike. Their characters adorn a collection of clocks and wall art made from eco-friendly sustainable birch plywood. Having received a little box of delights […]

Animalask Clock by Westergaard Designs


I’ve been on the lookout for a clock for the nursery for a while but nothing has really wowed me. Until I spotted the Animalask on cool design site Bouf. Conceived by Danish/British designer Polly Westergaard, it has traditional cuckoo clock house-shape styling, with intricate animal cutouts on each of the numerals (including a cuckoo […]

Hot Trend: Dachshunds


Like owls, dachshunds are huge news for kids’ products. We’ve already featured Offi’s MyPetLamp Dachshund Light – here are a few more of our favourite buys. I love the unusual toy designs by Lipfish (of amoeba rattle fame) and Max the black velour sausage dog is no exception. Who could resist those doe eyes? Buy […]

Cool Christening Gift: Present Time’s Family Time Frame Clock


We’ve just had one of our busiest weekends in a long time which included a wedding, christening, and 30th birthday, and particularly for the christening, my mind went blank when trying to think of what to get as invariably, with well over 70 people in attendance, the silver, money boxes, keepsakes, clothing, and toys were […]

Folksy & Etsy Finds 21.05.09


I think it’s fairly safe to say we’re a bit owl mad here at BG (see Lucy’s fab roundup of owl inspired products) and this deliciously retro owl clock by etsy seller Decoylab is a musthave if you take your owl gear seriously. It’s made from laser cut bamboo and is $48 plus $7 shipping. […]

Clocks at Lapin & Me


If you ever want to be assured of finding lots of chic cool under one roof, Lapin and Me is definitely one of the places to go. I’m loving their limited edition hand printed wall clocks which are printed on 1/8″ thick acid free 100# Bristol paper. There’s the bunny clock which also comes in […]

Get the Look… White Children’s Bedroom

White Children's Bedroom

Elli writes… Living Etc. magazine is a trusted source for design inspiration. They’ve come up with this lovely fresh look for a children’s bedroom, where a bright white base is brought to life with fun primary coloured fabrics and accessories. For a similar look… Punkin Patch offer this adorable appliquéd Alphabet Country Quilted Bedding (above left). […]

Hot Picks from….Lapin and Me


I just love all things from Lapin and Me. They are so funkily different and so zany, you know they have to be French! Knitted Froggies You can’t help but fall in love with these! They’re very soft and lovable, hand knitted frogs, dressed in their finest. Made from pure wool and made by a […]