Hot buy of the day: Magic Wood height chart

Wooden Metric Height Poster

Are they tall as the rabbit, hedgehog or owl? A metric poster measuring from 70 to 160cm to mark the growth of your child. Good design too with a pencil holder!. I do love a height ruler and this one is particularly nice and at £7.91 from Fabriano Boutique a great buy.  

Kids Rule height chart

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I’m a sucker for a height chart, but all too often they’re cutesy, gender-stereotyped or just plain ugly. You certainly can’t accuse Lovestruck Interiors’ Kids Rule of any of those things. It’s essentially a massive wooden ruler with metric or imperial measurements and is available in Aged Oak, Mid Oak and Washed White finishes. It’ll […]

10 Best: Ideas for a New York-themed room

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After researching goodies based on London’s iconography, I got to thinking about New York as a possible theme for a children’s room. Then a prompt from a BG reader for ideas propelled me into action. Firstly, the walls. There is so much Manhattan art around, but I really like the educational slant (and blue and […]

Made to Measure Kids Growstick

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This super cool yard stick height chart was found via hot tipster Meetali in Norway. It is a colourful solution to the age old dilemma of where to record your children’s growth – on the door frame or not? If we record their height on the door frame it is part of the fabric of […]

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Rob Ryan has to be one of the coolest folks on the block. He is one of the most talented papercut artist around and my gosh does he produce some amazing work. You can find his commissions gracing the covers of Vogue and Elle or on greetings cards and even clothing. It is fair to […]

Photo Growth Chart

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If you’d like to record your child’s growth in pictures, this simple photo height chart made from plastic holds 7 photos which let you display pics that show them from birth to 116 cm. Another way of showing off photos (there are only so many surfaces for frames), they’re a handy little gift too for […]

Baby Measuring Sheets by Clare Chen

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I haven’t had baby Nia’s ‘height’ checked at the walk-in clinic for ages but, who needs them or fannying around with a height chart where they’ll no doubt make it a nightmare to get their length, when you can have one of these fitted baby measuring sheets by Taiwanese designer Clare Chen. Bonkersly clever, this […]

Super-Hot Preview: Kideko at Little Baby Company

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Swoon, swoon, swoon! I used to bemoan the lack of cool, contemporary bedding for kids that was devoid of TV characters, but thankfully, the bedding Gods have heard our pleas and there is more and more choice. Cue, Australian designers Kideko, whose collection of modern bedding and accessories in vibrant prints and colours, is inducing […]

Chiconomy Buy: Nouvelles Images Wall Stickers

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There are a hell of a lot of wall stickers out there on the market and you can get to some pretty lofty heights price wise, but French company Nouvelles Images are certainly some of the most wallet friendly around, without compromising on your style sensibilities. They have plenty of detail rather than just being […]

KidsLAB Animal Tower Sticker

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With an animal-themed nursery in progress, I’m always on the lookout for cute, colourful fauna. Cool ‘lifestyle’ brand KidsLAB is sold through Belgian web boutique The Little Zebra and it was here that I first discovered the Animal Tower sticker, a collection of vibrant decals featuring creatures from crab to camel, dog to dinosaur, all […]

Wall Stickers at Spin Collective

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   I tell you, it’s never been so good for children’s room as more and more company’s are coming to the fore and providing great contemporary buys to individualise your living spaces. Relatively new online retailer Spin Collective have some very cool buys including the simple, yet clever Giraffe Height Chart which you can also […]

Ten Hot Height Charts

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Long gone are the days of recording your child’s height with a pencil on the wall – for one thing, it just wouldn’t work with the fab ISAK Penguin wallpaper – as our parents did. Now, a height chart can be a stylish addition to the nursery. We recently featured Snow Home’s quirky ‘I’m as […]

Hot Buy! ‘I’m As Big As…’ Height Chart by Snowhome

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I only wish I had a full image of this height chart but after fannying around with the digital camera and realising that I’m not in any danger of becoming a professional photographer, this is one of those items that words will have to do the work. Designed by Snowhome, a British store that’s handpicked […]

Animal Tower Height Chart by Ferm Living

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Kat and I do love a height chart and I think I’ve found a new favourite with this Animal Tower by Ferm Living. It’s a set of removable wall stickers featuring an elephant, horse, dog, and rooster that all stand on each other to create the height chart with the measurements at the side. Totally […]