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.
Archive for the Baby/Kid Room Category
Local textile company Unison (2000 West Fulton St., Chicago, 877-492-7960) partnered with artists Cody Hudson and Alex Fuller for two new collections—Anchors (a simple nautical theme) and Shapes (a bold geometric pattern) available for kid and baby bedding and pillows that can be mixed and matched within the company’s existing line of clean graphic designs. Local [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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.
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., [...]
Elephants, a nursery decor staple, are beloved for their kid-friendliness. (For clothing and baby gear, not in reality. Actual elephants probably shouldn’t fraternize with kids.) See a sampling of the best pachyderm merch for junior below. Zzzoolights elephant, $80, available at Galt (The 900 Shops, 900 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, 312-440-9550; 1915 N. Clybourn Ave., Chicago, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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). [...]