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Le Petit Atelier de Paris

Its terribly exciting – my sister is expecting twins! Finally I can legitimately look at cute baby things without worry that my Mum may think I am getting broody. Hopefully with the prospect of not one but two first grand children, Mum will lighten the pressure on me.

Naturally decorating thoughts have turned to all things pretty for a nursery. I must admit that I am not terribly fond of overly “baby” like nurseries with Barney or Barbie plastered over every wall. After all Mum and Dad are going to have to spend a lot of time in there and until the baby is old enough to insist on cerise pink walls and Tinkerbell everywhere, I feel the space should be fresh and calming but none the less interesting for little growing eyes.

On my new quest to find unusual but gorgeous nursery decor items I stumbled across this amazing ceramicist studio in Paris “LE PETIT ATELIER DE PARIS”. I love the detailed and delicate porcelain work. You can see more of their fine collection on their website and blog





Photos from LE PETIT ATELIER DE PARIS

Song Birds

Emily Sutton crafts these exquisite song birds by hand and details them with delicate stitching and paint. I admire the amount of love and patience that must have gone into making them. You can see more of these little darlings on Emily’s website (found via Oh Joy)

bird houses

It been a while since my last post, we have been very busy with wedding plans, the wedding and the honeymoon that I simply couldn’t get to everything. Anyhow, have a look at Tamar Morgendorff, isn’t this bird house fantastic. Birds where a big theme at our wedding and they continue to inspire.

Soft and Cuddly

I found these adorable little characters while browsing Cher Ami (one of my favorite visits for the day). They are made by French company Serendipity

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wooly beasties

While trying to find some much needed creative inspiration, I stumbled across this adorable yellow giraffe made by Debi van Zyl on her really inspiring site. His crazy red button eyes and skinny legs really have put a smile on my face.

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Little Birds

A whole weekend has passed and I am still hooked on soft little animals. I found these gorgeous creatures at Little Birds. What a brilliant blog by a really talented toy crafter, Stephanie.

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Wanimals

Today I seem to have a real soft spot for cuddly wanimals. These creatures are lovingly made by Julie from Little Cotton Rabbits, kinda makes me wish I wasn’t so terrible at knitting.Cotton Rabbits