For Violet | October 23, 2009

Recently a couple of good friends of ours had a little baby girl. To welcome little baby Violet into the world we got her a bright red teddy bear- a simple and classic gift but with a modern twist. Instead of adorning the gift with the usual congratulatory card to the parents, I thought it would be an unique idea to write a letter to Violet that she and her parents could keep, for years to come, as a memento of her birth.

So we wrote a little letter to the newborn, slipped it into a mini envelope that I had customised from a previous project, then tied it up to the teddy with string.

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posted under: Baby Gifts, Do It Yourself, Gift Ideas, Stationery

Kids Gift Ideas- Growth Charts | August 27, 2009

Kids Gift Ideas- Growth Charts

I think these two very different styles of growth charts equally make lovely presents for children and newborns.

TOP: For something elegant- The Harmonie intérieure Wonderland wall growth chart.

BOTTOM: A crafty approach from Miss Natalie, the Heirloom Growth Chart uses paper tags and safety pins to mark heights along a jute cloth- available at Fawn and Forest.

posted under: Baby Gifts, Gift Ideas, Kids

Gift Ideas: Bonnie Young Baby Collection | July 28, 2009

Bonnie Young Baby Collection

How cute and stylish are these simple white pieces from the Bonnie Young baby collection? (via CoutureLab)

posted under: Baby Gifts, Fashion, Gift Ideas