Ikea Toy Kitchen – DIY Customising the DUKTIG Play Kitchen

Customising an Ikea toy kitchen… and it is finally ready for Christmas. Here’s a quick list of what I did to the DUKTIG Ikea toy kitchen: Painted the raw wood parts using Little Greene Paint Company wood primer and then the whole thing in Intelligent Eggshell in Loft White. This paint left over from doing…

TouchLearnThink toddler books by Xavier Deneux

TouchThinkLearn books from Wordery ***This post contains an affiliate link*** I’ve got some absolutely gorgeous TouchThinkLearn books to put in Luther’s stocking. I’m hoping to keep him entertained whilst I prod the turkey and knock back some sweet sherry. Wordery have sent us three of the Xavier Deneux books and they are beautiful. They are…

Makeover of the Nursery – Adventure Bedroom for a Toddler – Part III

The Adventure Bedroom Makeover If you’ve been following Luther’s room transfirmation here’s the finished thing. Photography by The Papa Gorilla 1. Paint by The Little Greene Paint Company 2. House frame bed by Sweet Home From Wood 3. Fabric bunting, cloud mobile, paper hot air balloons and sky cushion by Fabelab 4. Sleeping cushions by…

Wee Gallery - Monochrome Baby Toys and Nursery Decor

Wee Gallery sent Luther some black and white goodies… Luther excitedly helped me unpack the Wee Gallery parcel from America. Once he’d pulled out the wadding, he swiftly grabbed the organic cotton, penguin cushion and carried it around gleefully. I love eco conscious products and the Wee Gallery does its best to use minimal packaging…

Baby Lit – Classic Novels for your Child

Baby Lit have sent Luther some illustrated classics to expand his mind (and to keep his mummy sane) I made a huge effort to read to Luther whilst he was really tiny. He didn’t appear to be taking that much interest. However, now that he’s older he goes to his bookcase and pulls out the…

Toyella Toys – Eco Wooden Blocks by Milaniwood

Luther has been sent some wooden, eco building blocks from Toyella to test out. He has had a set of cardboard stacking cubes for a while now and some plastic cups that he’s enjoyed knocking over as a baby, but now he’s getting bigger, and looking more like a little boy (eeekk!) he’s trying to…

Acne Jr – Super Hip Toys from Sweden

When an enticing cube box landed on my doorstep decorated in yummy foreign stamps, including ones with a hoopoe on them, I got really excited! I knew it was from Acne Jr and contained gifts for Luther. Under the classic brown parcel paper I uncovered the first box which contained Kranium, an oak box in…

Eperfa Wooden Toys from Hungary

I have aspirations for Luther, and one of them is for him to appreciate the natural world. I’d like him to enjoy our countryside, and to know the names of animals, birds and plants. With this in mind, I love these wooden toys from Eperfa. Handmade in Hungary they capture part of my own childhood…