Ho, Ho, Ho! Countdown timer is on……

40 days til Christmas…..the clock is ticking!

Lets’ get started!

Advent calendar – Cotton bags by Numero74.

Reusable every year and in many other playful occasions during the rest of the year!

Mix of blue


Mix of pink


Now lets’ fill them up with the many goodies available


And now the real surprise!

Just arrived:  new Animal cushions by Numero 74.

Another oneiric collection of gorgeous craftsmanship with an empowering story behind.

Meet Freddy the Octopus


Vicky Swan


Willy Dolphin


Moby Whale


Polly Flamingo



Lights on, Lights off!

No secret how much we miss daylight saving time. Now it’s all about running fast on to the build-up to Christmas and finally new longer days.

Here a few recommendations to improved lighting.

Cloud lamp by Ferm living



A light colour palette for the Nordic design lamps by ferm living. Exquisite  simplicity. Here more choices

My deer lamp


Hot air balloon


Vintage looking clip lamp


We’ll never stop proposing these cute vintage looking lamps that adapt to anyone’s desk without breaking the piggy bank. (also available in a table version)

Night lights

We love night lights and so do children!

Our favourite is the Rabbit one. He can sit on your night table to protect your sleep.


But for the less keen on the big size we have a myriad of super cute small ones at a very reasonable price.

Night light Teddy ( among many others)

A perfect gift and perfect night light for a bit of reassurance with no compromise on good sleep!


Wall decoration lights

We love the evocative feel of these decors perfect on any wall in any room really. We just styled this cozy reading niche for good thoughts only!

Fly me to the moon


And from now on we will share with you a valuable -in our opinion-discovery  we made in our design hunting journey. Sharing is caring and we all want to be good for Christmas!


Marie Ducasse’s refined taste is proven by the selection of items she scouts around Europe and refurbish to contemporary efficiency. We have used her skills to enlighten several rooms with amazing results.

Here something we love:

Murano glass disc chandelier




Into the woods!


It’s that time of the year when days get shorter and temperature starts falling. After such a glorious Summer we want to help you get ready to keep the warmth and your spirits up!


A super soft 100% muslin cotton duvet cover set. Available in many warm hues – including this year Yellow ( AKA the new black!) . Reasonably priced. It lifts everyone’s spirit!


This bunny night light is there to accompany any child through the sweetest dreams. We love it!


We are so used to the renowned decor of all Numero74 accessories there is little to add about it! A small zoo of animals to chose from …..


This giant sticker is easy to apply and to remove should you ever get tired! A great way to decorate a bedroom or playroom


Indulge in the variety of these exquisite wall mounted  felt wool animal heads! Fiona Walker creates these beautiful handmade, full of character accessories in a mini or large size to make a fun and modern statement in any room.


A perfect hide away, cozy corner , a great gift. No child ever gets tired of it!


Last but not least, these baby boots not only keep those tiny feet warm but also provide a perfect entertainment while strolling around!

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Continue reading “Into the woods!”

Learn to love to learn


As the Summer draws to an end, it’s now time to get ready for the new school year . Every child needs his/her own desk where they can gather to learn. Young children tend to do their homework on the kitchen table, in the playroom yet it’s important they learn to sit at a table and focus to make it quick and painless … As they grow it’s more important to have his/her own space away from annoying siblings and TV distraction.



Low table my lovely ballerina £255

Low table for playing and learn how to hold a pen properly! Available in different colours , heights and round shape. Matching stools available as well.


First desk My Little Pupitre £427

A first desk Office style with soft rounded contemporary lines. a perfect combination of design and functionality.



Desk Victor £574

When space is limited but style uncompromisable Victor is a must consider. Width 100cm qualifies it as placeable everywhere while depth 60cm and height 73cm make it suitable up to adulthood.



Desk Hyppolite £620

Smart retro concept for this contemporary desk. Available with legs in different colours to suit your colour scheme.



Desk Honore £815

Sleek design with an astute trick: the top of the desk can slide to hide all modern cables and store stationaries.



Junior desk My Great pupitre £598

The grown up version of My Little Pupitre.



Desk L50 XL £950

A bigger version of this well established Retro desk. Available in different colours . Often a long lead time but certainly worth it.


Last but not least don’t forget the shelves to place books and some decor too!


Shelving system Marcel £40



Wall Shelf Babou £36




Skateboard shelf  £70



Wall Shelf Babou x 3   £65





Think Forward: Sale season is the best time to shop!

Sale season is on: best time to scoop deals. Think forward and save!

This is the time of the year when we put all what we have in stock for sale. Even some pieces of furniture that we stock!

School is almost over , your mind is cruising towards holiday ( and hopefully some sunshine!) , interest in house decor is at its lowest yet this is the time to strike best deals and be prepared for the Autumn.

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Duvet cover jersey Angels  £105  now £84

Soft jersey duvet cover set . Children love the soft jersey feeling. Sweet dreams!

duvet cover grey farm copy

Duvet cover farm from £98 now £58.80 

100% cotton . Delicate embroidery any young children love.

duvet cover pink deer copy

Duvet cover set Deer  £106 .. now £63

100% cotton . Animals are children best friends!

petit pan copy

Double bed duvet cover set  £145 now £116

100% cotton. Not easy to find funky double bed duvet cover set .

Mouche curtain copy

Pair of fabulous looking curtains  £260 now £208

Fabulous Mouche Paris curtains. Available in a variety of fabrics to use as privacy curtains or to create a special place for your princess or on a 4 poster bed. We love them!

TIPI Natural copy

Tipi Tent  £136 now £108.80

100% cotton tipi tent… never heard a complaint! it’s a favourite!

Diabolo ambiance 2 copy

Ceiling lamp diabolo £415 now £249

Looking for a ceiling lamp to enlighten the dark Winter days ahead… ideal in a bedroom dark corridor/landing, your dining room, kitchen, living room… by renowned artist Mathieu Challieres.

Bruce springsteen copy

Bruce Springsteen artwork by Richard Unglick £390 now £312

Photo by Richard Unglick. Passionate of history and cinema he creates his own art with playmobil . An original idea already acclaimed in many countries through 4 albums published since 2004 by Casterman.

Wahrol-HD copy

Warhol 93 x 110cm £720 now £576

Photo by Richard Unglick. Passionate of history and cinema he creates his own art with playmobil . An original idea already acclaimed in many countries through 4 albums published since 2004 by Casterman.


Last but not least……..

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Tree bookshelf Artichaud ( dark grey) £695 now £625.50

A really cool bookshelf to store and display trophies, awards and favourite gadgets.

ambiance copy

Desk L65  light grey by Laurette £890 now £801

Beautiful vintage look for this wood desk. A favourite. 1 available in stock to avoid long lead time 14 weeks….. A real deal!


Fabulous shelfies: play and display

muebles-infantiles-y-juveniles-asoral-005 copyShelves are essential for additional storage and for displaying all collectables and trinkets. They can add colour or a playful note to a bare or neutral tone wall.


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  1. Shelf skateboard £70

We find these shelves super fun yet not overwhelming when displayed in a series of different colours!


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  1. Set of 3 shelves by Rose in April  £65

Each set is composed of 3 wooden shelves and a black metal structure. Compact and useful is perfect in any room




The single version of the above set . If you do not have space for a set of 3 or you want to mix and match different colours this is the solution.



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  1. Shelves “ Engage” by Laurette £95

We love the retro feel of any Laurette piece of furniture.

These shelves are available in 2 sizes. Wood, hand painted they are available in a range of beautiful colours. Great to mix and match colours and sizes



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  1. Shelves by Asoral

Asoral offers a wide choice of shelves . Modular and versatile like all their range of furniture you can play and display in style!

Project nursery : don’t panic

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Embark in the wonderful journey of having babies with imagination, colour, delight and …..functionality!

Look no further. Here is a list of practical, original and stylish essential items for your nursery.

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1.Moses basket £135

A moses baskets is not only beautiful but it’s an easy way to carry your baby around and do not feel as if your life has reached an irreversible halt. These baskets are also available in a small doll version for jealous siblings or for an original gift. (see our toys&gifts section)


2. Louise cradle £440

Available in a wide range of  colours – or with your own fabric – Louise cradle folds so you can easily move it around and bring it with you on holiday. It lullabies your baby comfortably up to 6 months.


Alice Grey ambiance copy

3. Alice cot bed £765

Alice cot bed is available in solid white wood or with upholstered headboard and footboard. Offered in a wide range of fabric colours – or you can choose your own-. When the rascal is ready to climb over, you can remove one side and stop worrying about needless head bumps. Last but not least, when your toddler moves into a single bed it can become a nice sofa, just add a few cushions!Diego New Product shot copy4. Diego chest of drawers  £850

A changing table is a must have as you will be changing nappies for a while. Our advise: chose a chest of drawers that will last beyond nursery time! Diego has an adaptor to hold the changing mat that you can remove later. Linear, contemporary, timeless.

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5. Wall paper clouds  £160

Just even one wall, but do not underestimate the warmth that wallpaper can add to the room. We love Bartsch wallpaper. It brings back into fashion the excellence of traditional craftsmanship by designing chic and dreamy collections for children.


6.Cot bumper  from £59

Doctors nowadays say not to use cot bumpers but please don’t forget to use your common sense. Babies start moving in their sleep quite soon and nobody wants he/she to bump the head.


7.Changing mat cover by Numae £54

Changing mats need to be disguised as they never look pretty in their original state. Some coordination with the rest of the items on your changing table is aesthetically pleasing! Numae offers a whole range of coordinated nursery essentials.


  1. Travel essentials from £39

Travel in style. Don’t look overwhelmed, at least disguise it as much as you can!



9. Night lamp £99

A soft and highly decorative lamp to prevent the fear of darkness by stylist/designer Fanni Chambas. Available in different shapes ( cloud, star, half moon) . We love them all!



Spring cleaning : a place for everything!


Spring is slowly but surely approaching, it’s time to tackle those overflowing closets, playroom and bedrooms! Once sorted the items the conventional way here are a ways to store/organise them in style

Matthieu Ice blue RES1. Matthieu coffre by Bobo Kids £395

If space is at a premium, consider dual-purpose furniture to increase storage and an appearance of order. Matthieu coffre (box) can be upholstered in a wide variety of fabrics (or you can provide your own) to match the room’s colour scheme. Its seat actually opens up to store all sorts of things you need to have handy but you do not want to see wondering about. It can be placed at the bottom of a bed, under a bow window, in an entrance hall… It also comes in a smaller square version called Henri

paniers pompom2. Rattan basket £35

Baskets are always an easy movable solution to store all those toys, crafts, and Lego collections. Here is a funky version of new baskets with cool but not overwhelming embroideries or pompom. Suitable for any room. Available in different sizes.

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3. Wall shelf Babou from £36

Collections, favourite items, frames cannot be meddled with all those bits and pieces. They deserve a place to be displayed. We love the retro feel of its linear design. Available as a set of 3 or as a single shelf.

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4. Set of 3 Rain drops hooks by Rose in April £38

Children seem to have a hard time understanding gravity. When you let something go it will fall down! We can’t defy gravity unless we go in space! If placed at children’s height you may be able to teach them good habits early on!

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  1. Skateboard shelf with light £95

Keep the desk tidy or replace a roomy night table. Shelf space and light at once with a funky look of a skateboard. Natural wood and red cable!


  1. High bed with containers steps by Asoral Room planner £1450

Think big, think long term. A high bed that not only allows you to have a lot of extra storage underneath for desk, bookshelf or just a chill out space but for once comfortable steps to go up with storage incorporated. Asoral is always so creative with its definition of spaces! drawer) . Mix and match colours and don’t forget it’s almost bespoke. Just give us the dimension of your space and we’ll define the best solution for you.