Category Archives: KIDS

CUTE COAT RACKS FOR KIDS

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I am loving these cute animal coat racks made of birch wood. The hangers are created by NOtoys, a Dutch company that designs and produces sustainable products that children actually play with and at the same time match with the parents’ style and taste.

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WOODEN TOYS FROM SARAH & BENDRIX

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I love these handmade wooden toys from Sarah & Bendrix, a small design studio based in Surrey, United Kingdom. The toys are made of perfectly polished natural untreated wood. Non painted, unvarnished, so completely safe for children. These adorable toys will make wonderful family heirlooms as they will never go out of style and can be enjoyed by future generations as well.

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A BOHEMIAN CHIC KIDS ROOM

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This stunning kids room is created by The Animal Print Shop together with Frances Merrill of Reath Design. What I love about this room is that is it not a standard kids room (with pastel colors). It has a bohemian chic vibe but at the same time it is still a fun room for kids to relax and play. The theme for the room was inspired by the myriad wonders of nature and the unforgettable experience of camping. The lovely green color is Benjamin Moore’s Caldwell Green. Vintage items has been used to create a unique look (the beds are vintage as well is the rug). The patterned sheets are from L.L. Bean and that great log bench is made by Monroe Workshop. At the end of this post you can find some more product suggestions to create a similar look and feel.

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THE KIDS FILES: GREEN AS ACCENT COLOR

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Green isn’t perhaps your first color of choice when it comes to decorating a kids room (at least it isn’t mine) but this room designed by Maaike Koster proves that green is very suitable to give a room a fresh and bright look. Maaike, who is a designer and owner of My Deer, has used old and new furniture for her son’s bedroom. The main eye-catcher is the old cabinet which is painted in a bright green shade. The walls and floor have been kept white, green is only used as an accent color. You can achieve this look by adding green accessories and/or painting a wall or a furniture piece in a bright green color. You can find some suggestions at the end of this post. More about Maaike’s beautiful home can be found on &SUUS.

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DIY LEAVES & FEATHER MOBILE

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This beautiful mobile (created by Lovely Morning) is a great diy project to do with your children. First go on a walk and collect some things you find such as leaves and feathers. The only other supplies you need are an embroidery hoop, thread, and baker’s twine. I don’t think there are any instructions needed, it is that simple.

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A FAMILY HOME IN THE HEART OF AMSTERDAM

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This beautiful home is located in the Jordaan, one of the prettiest neighborhoods of Amsterdam. The renovated warehouse belongs to Marius Haverkamp, a contractor and interior designer, and Emily Gray. The steel and glass doors and the exposed brick wall give a beautiful industrial touch. Emily is the owner and designer of Gray Label, an Amsterdam based brand that creates apparel for the little minimalist. Gray Label is known for their good quality basics made from the softest organic fabrics. You can see some of my favorite items at the end of this post.

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A COLORFUL FAMILY HOME IN THE NETHERLANDS

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First there were two houses but these were converted to one spacious family home. The renovation was extensive as the layout and construction needed to be changed completely. But the result, a beautiful modern home, is worth the hard work. My favorite part of this house is the lovely seating area pictured in the image above.

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