Sitting at the kids table just got even better. This chalkboard table runner measures 50′ long and 30″ wide and includes six pieces of chalk. Available for $46 at Anthropologie.com.
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One of my favorite kid shops in the city, Twinkle Twinkle Little One (2007 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, 773-472-3000) is the only Illinois retailer carrying the Newport Cottages Max Collection. The trendy, high-design line is created only for brick-and-mortar stores and includes a crib ($1,195), dresser ($1,295) and bookcase ($795). It’s available in six colors contrasted with white: grey [...]
I love these illustrated family portraits from HenryJamesPaperGoods. Send in a family photo (and even offer wardrobe suggestions) and the artist will sketch up a whimsical illustration of your crew. Base prices is $80 for two figures — $30 for each additional human and $20 for each pet. Sizes start at 8″ x 10″. Great idea [...]
Plan ahead for next year’s Halloween celebration with this personalized jack-o-lantern plate. Available for $34 at Pottery Barn Kids.
Artist Barbara Buenz creates these adorable “The Year You Were Born” cards & prints that are centered around American cities. The Chicago version (pictured above) has spaces to answer the “cost of a ride on the “L” or when baby “enjoyed the first snowfall” or the preference for type of pizza and, of course, Cubs [...]
Upscale baby company Giggle (which has a location in Lincoln Park) has teamed up with JCPenney for the GiggleBaby for JCP collection. It’s already available online and will be stocked in select locations starting tomorrow.Check out a preview below of the inspired collection which combines the look of the upscale brand with the prices of JCPenney. Most [...]
A “good night” wire script sculpture to encourage your little one to sleep. (Well, it can’t hurt. And it looks classy , in any case.) Available at Anthropologie for $50.
We moved into our house when our first son was three months old. Gender, obviously, was already established but I wanted to decorate a nursery that would also work for our subsequent kids, be they boy or girl. Equal parts D.I.Y. and store-bought, here is the result. This room is small but perfectly sized for a [...]
I am obsessed with the hardware and knobs from Anthropologie and have used them to spruce up many of my own projects. They look great but come with a hefty price tag—$6 to $10 a pop for the more basic knobs up to more than $40 for the more elaborate. I was at Hobby Lobby [...]
Dinosaur planters, available for $45 a piece without plants or as a set of three including plants for $145 at Uncommon Goods.