Judging by the amount of fabulous sketches I am seeing online from people of all ages, Jennie Maizel’s Sketchbook Club has become a phenomenon! I’m not surprised, not only are you being taught by a fabulous illustrator, you can buy the course for just £20, or each of the 4 modules covering houses, fish, washing […]
Judging by the response to last week’s post about Karhu’s Moomin trainers, there are quite a few fans of the Finnish troll among our readers. So, here’s another (at £9.99 slightly more affordable) treat for you – iron-on patches from the brilliant Jennie Maizels. There are five per set, with characters including Moomintroll, Snorkmaiden, Little My, […]
Easter is just round the corner, so we just had to share this cute and easy make spotted over on the blog of queen of pop-ups Jennie Maizels. Print and cut out the templates, colour in, assemble and you’ve got yourself a fab Easter card with the personal touch. Perfect for grandparents everywhere.
We’ve been fans of Jennie Maizels iron-on patches for a long time and her latest designs – the letters of the alphabet, plus an exclamation mark and ampersand – are probably our favourites yet. Each letter is 3.5cm tall and easily affixed to clothes, bags, cushions – anything you fancy adding words to. A brilliant […]
It’s a month since Alfie turned five, so we’ve had plenty of opportunity to play with and read all the amazing toys and books he received (thanks so much, everyone). It goes without saying that both Playmobil and LEGO are always a winner – the Playmobil space and LEGO Marvel Superhero and City sets have been particularly […]
You know that we’re huge fans of ultra-cool unisex label Tootsa MacGinty. So our hearts always start to beat a little faster when we hear of their new collection. And, no surprise, this season is another corker. With an urban/NYC theme, the collection features ombre cable knit sweaters, bright skyscraper and car print harem pants, […]
My Shiny Shop is a treasure trove of great finds for your little ones. It stocks fab wardrobe essentials, goodies for the dressing up box, decorative accessories and toys from across Europe.
We’re huge fans of illustrator Jennie Maizels whose embroidered iron-on Clothes Plasters not only fix the inevitable tears in your child’s clothes but they also add a bit of individual detailing, tear or not. There’s several themed sets and the latest additions are ‘Disco’ and ‘Deep Blue Sea’ which are £7.99 each including postage and […]
We all go wild for fabulous stationery over here at BG Towers, so when a little bird tipped me off that Jennie ‘Clothes Plasters’ Maizels was launching a range I was all over it. You’ll find notebooks, £3.99 each (great for stockings), wrapping paper, £1.99 per sheet, and gift cards, £2.49 each, all emblazoned with […]
It feels like London has never been more fabulous.The streets are bedecked with bunting and the city is gearing up for the Olympics.We’ve chosen 10 great children’s books for little ones heading to the Capital this year. 1. Charlie and Lola: We Completely Must Go to London by Lauren Childs. Charlie and Lola go sight […]
Jennie Maizels’ Clothes Plasters are getting an update. The classic designs previously sold in tins will soon be available in the same packaging as the rest of the range. The sets of six will be available from mid February and cost £7.99. If you loved the tins they are still available to buy in the […]
Online boutique Monkey McCoy is giving BG readers a very cool 15% off everything, including brands like No Added Sugar, Molo Kids, ilovegorgeous, Jennie Maizels Clothes Plasters, Bob & Blossom, Monkee Genes, Toby Tiger, Paul Frank, and Amplified Kids. Just enter the code BAMBINO15 at the checkout. Offer is valid until 28th February 2012. Check […]
Welcome to the BG Christmas Gift Guide 2011. Books are one of the most brilliant and versatile presents you can give and there are some corkers around this year. We’ve rounded up the best arty, festive and just darn fabulous titles out there for a range of ages. [gpslideshow post_id=”40828″ exclude=”” caption=”on/off”] Miller Goodman’s Shapemaker […]
We love a good tip off and this afternoon we heard the sizzling hot news that Jennie Maizels has teamed up with Linwood Fabric to design a line of fabric. Jennie Maizels is a seasoned illustrator, author and creator of Clothes Plasters (stocked all over including Liberty where they sold out due to high […]
As an ex-resident of Hackney I’m not sure whether to be pleased or jealous about fabulous new toy store Hop. It really is a treat. You’ll find all our old favourites: Brio, Vilac and Le Toy Van, plus pocket-money buys such as Jennie Maizels clothes plasters, Mouk notebooks and Schleich animals. They also sell cool […]