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Seems everyone is getting into the baby game these days. Home Decorators Collection has introduced Itsy Bitsy, a line of children’s furnishings that rivals high-end furniture style at more reasonable prices. The line includes cribs, dressers, chairs, custom bedding, drapes, rugs and more. Personally I think it has a Land of Nod/Pottery Barn Kids feel, […]

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Foxes cropping up everywhere.     Fox sweater, $34.95, available at The Gap.   Fluffy tail fox, $26.95, available at Paper-Source.   Fox canvas storage bin, $34, available at Twinkle Twinkle Little One.   Fox purse, $24, available at Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony.   Fox pillow, $50, available at Uncommon Goods.   Boy’s fox […]

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Chalkboard Map

Track summer road trips and sneak a little geography lesson into your kid’s day with this USA Chalkboard Map. Available for $169 at RH Baby & Child.

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All About Robots

In keeping with the theme this week, here are some more robots to inspire.   Robot placemat, $16.50, available at Virtu (2034 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, 773-235-3790).   Personalized print, $23 for 8 x 10, available at Etsy.com.   Wallpaper, priced $165 per roll, allow four to six week lead time, available at Rare Device. […]

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Annotated Robot Room

To ease our toddler’s transition to a big boy bed, we decorated his new room with all manner of robots. He loved it so much that when he saw it, he said “I sleep in here now” and never looked back at his crib. See? Robots really can do anything. Here’s a look at the room […]

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These charming framed prints of old Jack and Jill covers (a children’s magazine in publication since 1938) are a vintage touch to a nursery or play room. All are reproduced on stretched canvas to resemble an oil painting. Available for $64 a piece at The Baby Gardner.    

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Knit Wits

Knits are popping up in the most unexpected places. Cozy up to a few of these.   Foot stool, $88, available at Anthropologie (anthropologie.com).   Crocheted headphones, $38, available at UncommonGoods.com.   Knit play food, $12.99, available at YoYo.com.   Sweater pencil case, $10, available at SpoonSisters.com. Pouf, $89.95, available at CB2 (800 W. North Ave., […]

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Funky Mobiles

The piece de resistance in any nursery is the mobile. They range from cutesy to artsy, but can help set the tone for the whole room. Use these offbeat selections as inspiration. Hot air balloon mobile, $49.50, at The Red Balloon Co. (1940 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, 773-489-9800; 5407 N. Clark St., Chicago, 773-989-8500). Dots […]

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Notebook Pillow

Love this notebook paper embroidery kit that mimics the passed notes of yore. The kit includes pencil-colored embroidery floss, needle, and notebook-resembling cotton fabric so that you can embroider your own favorite saying, quotation, or 7th grade note. (Do you like me? Yes/No.) Adorable for a kid’s room, or a teen who needs to be […]

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Paper Dolls

Paper dolls have a certain retro appeal, but lately have been cropping up in more modern iterations. (Not to mention in easier formats than the old versions, which had those pesky paper tabs.) Check out the best new versions as well as paper doll-inspired merch below. MoMA modern play family, $12.99, available at MoMA (momastore.org). […]

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