There was a time when my grandmother would tell my sister and I the story of Little Red Riding Hood every night. We made story time more varied by asking her to change the color of the hood, but I admit red is my favorite anyway.
Limited Edition Red Riding Hood Triptych by Amy Sullivan- $50+
The Big Bad Wolf Stuffed Toy from Blita- $45
Plush Small Stuffed Bird from Time Handmade- $32
Scandinavian Red Riding Hood Cushion Cover by Gunna Ydri
Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf from Meu Adorável Iglu- $35
Set of Four Little Red Riding Hood Mini Pillows from titiluli- $40
Aren’t these screen prints from KLTworks sweet?! I’m a big fan of Kristin’s thread drawings, so these colored serigraphs of her original animal images are a wonderful addition to her etsy shop. Of the Penguin, Raccoon, Deer, Swan, Rooster and Blue Footed Booby Bird, which is your favorite? Or would you prefer the whole collection?
Each of the above prints retails for $30.
I’m also scanning my walls to find a home for this Heron Serigraph. They’re equally at home in Kristin’s Pacific Northwest as they are around us here in Florida!
This limited edition print retails for $60 and there’s also a version with two birds.
This Kickstarter project is nearly there so get in on this one asap! The Tangram States Poster by Midnight Umbrella is a colorful and fun US map with the state shapes made up of only squares, triangles and parallelograms.
Choose an 24″ x 36″ poster with a $29 pledge or add an additional smaller limited edition 18″ x 24″ version for a $49 pledge. For just a $3, download the special edition wallpapers for your desktop, tablet or mobile device!
For more tangram fun, I highly recommend Tangoes Jr. for your toddlers and preschoolers. It’s excellent because the shapes are magnetic and everything fits into the hard plastic case. We’ve had this for years and it’s still fun!
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There’s an alphabet that’s perfect for any nursery space. Here’s my latest handpicked collection of alphabet art prints and posters.
I love the colors and illustrations on this Rubber Stamp Alphabet Print from Lisa DeJohn.
Science and space buffs will go crazy for the Space Alphabet Poster from Fifty Five Hi’s.
It’s a little more cartoony, but this English Alphabet Poster from Pukaca comes in a few nice color combinations.
With more neutral colors, this Animal Alphabet Print from Wetpaint Art is full of the most creative illustrations.
And if you want something minimal and with graphics only, this poster from Confettie Love might be just the thing.
Is an alphabet print part of your nursery design?
I keep up with my favorite TV shows on Hulu while I work at the computer, and every so often I spot some of our favorite things in my favorite shows. Last week’s episode of Modern Family featured some Deglingos (quirky plush toys) quite prominently.
I also spotted a print of Monsieur Hulot Mon Oncle by Matte Stephens in an upstairs hallway.
Anyone else a Modern Family fan?
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My favorites are this series of silkscreen prints by Luzelle van der Westhuizen.
Shown are “Deer“, “Mouse“, “Sheep” and “Whale“. There’s also “Swallow“, “Bigger Boat“, “Mountain Cabin” and “Polar Bear“. Some of them come in other color combinations and they can be found on cushions as well as apparel items.
I’m also a fan of the “Love” prints. Keep these in mind as Valentine’s Day approaches.
We’re thrilled to welcome Mengsel as one of our new advertisers for 2014 and you can use the code “modern” for 15% off your order!
I’m a long time fan of the ladies of Ampersand Design Studio but I was sad when their alphabet prints weren’t available in their etsy shop anymore. I understand that after a few years, old designs are likely to be retired, but these were really good– like staples in my mental list of alphabet posters. So I was overjoyed when I discovered the designs (and more) are now available from Oopsy Daisy, a terrific source for art for kids.
Trip to the City $95-$200 on canvas
I Love You Everyday $40-$80 on canvas
Love is All You Need Hearts $40-$80 on canvas
Negative Space Letters (Boy) $48-$200 also Girl version
ABC Animalia – Rainbow $48-$200 also in Pinks and Blues
The designs are also all available as prints.
I got my copy of the newly released The Little Mermaid on Blu-ray and we already managed to watch it once! To celebrate this release of one of my favorite Disney films, I’ve got a roundup of non-Disney-fied mermaids to love.
1- Little Girl Mermaid from Olliegraphic- $20
2- Mermaid Lagoon by This Paper Ship- $20
3- miYimGood Earth Mermaid Doll- $27
4- Follow Me from Violet May- $28
5- Mermaid from Petit Collage- $16
6- Silk Mermaid Doll from Cleo and Poppy (lots of colors)- $42
7- Mermaid Mother and Daughter Giclee Art Print from The Paper Nut- $9
8- Melody the Mermaid from blabla kids- $44 or $56
9- Wayne Pate Mermaid Pillow Cover- $64
10- Sea of Love from Suzy Ultman- $20
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Each of the 12 signs come as a framed print, unframed print or canvas, and they are available in a couple different sizes. Prices range from $24 to $92 depending on your selection.
If you happen to have a little Leo like Trendy Peas founder Patchi, you can download a special 8″ x 10″ Leo design that you can print right now! Sadly there are no Leos in my family.