New Elephant Pillows from Little Korboose

I pretty much love anything from Little Korboose so I was happy to discover their new Elephant Pillows, which are available in Blue and Pink. $25

Lovemaki Giveaway

Lovemaki is a shop filled with lovely, whimsical art and decor pieces that are sweet enough for any baby, but sophisticated for the most stylish parents.  You could easily design a perfectly lovely nursery using just lovemaki prints and cushions as your inspiration (hmm… I may have to do just that!).

Just look at those comfy, sweet Cloud Cushions.  They’re available in Off-White, Lilac, Blue and Purple.

The Heart Cushions Covers are super chic and can be used in any room of the house.  You can get them in English as shown, or in French, with “j’adore”.

There are also a number of different art prints, and many can be ordered in several color combinations.

We have shared a lot of alphabet prints on Buy Modern Baby, but I should probably start giving numbers prints like these a little more attention!

The Love and Je T’aime prints are among my personal favorites.

As a special treat for you all, Justine Cajanding, the founder and artist behind lovemaki, is offering a chance to win your choice of a 13″ x 19″ lovemaki print or an 8.5″ x 11″ customized UP UP UP print!

To win your choice of print (worth up to $45):

Take a look at the products on, choose which print you’d pick if you won, and leave a comment to let us know what your choice would be.

For an additional entry, follow @lovemaki_shop on twitter and leave a comment stating that you did.

Be sure to enter your email address when you comment so that I can contact you if you are the winner.

The deadline to leave your comments and enter the giveaway is next Monday, October 24th at 8 am.

The winner will be chosen randomly (using from among the unique entrants.  The giveaway is open internationally so anyone over age 18 can enter!  Good luck and tell your friends!

20 Jul 2011, 7:00am
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Winnie the Pooh

I admit that Winnie the Pooh is generally the opposite of what the modern nursery world is all about, but today I’m going to make a few exceptions.

I took my boys to see Winnie The Pooh yesterday afternoon and was reminded just how cute, charming and innocent the world of Winnie the Pooh is.  Having read the books to them (and of course myself as a child), I felt like I had already seen the movie.  It was like a brand new pair of shoes that’s comfortable from day one.

In honor of this new modern classic, I will officially be falling in love with Winnie the Pooh all over again.

Start with your very own Pooh bear and a set of the books by A. A. Milne.  The modern Pooh Bear is the Organic Cotton Eco Plush.  You can get an organic Pooh as well as his friends Piglet, Tigger and Eeyore from Giggle for $25.  Even more importantly, every nursery should also have a complete Pooh Library.  These are timeless classics that will be passed down through the generations.

If you’d like to take it a step further and add the world of Pooh to your decor, you’re going to need these Winnie the Pooh cushions from Atsuyo Et Akiko.  This is one of the most delightful Disney collaborations I’ve ever seen.  (first spotted on Paul & Paula!)

Finally, because I am one of the biggest Lego Duplo fans around, you can’t go wrong with the Lego Duplo Winnie the Pooh sets.

My 5 year old wants to get the Lego sets for his little brother for the holidays.  I’m pretty sure he’s going to make sure his brother shares.

Have you seen the new movie yet?

Etsy Find: Pillow Covers from Bumble Belly Designs

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you may have spotted one of these pillows before (My Modern Nursery #15).  They are so adorable that I thought they deserve a little extra attention.

From Bumble Belly Designs, these great animal pillow covers from their “Old MacDonald” collection go for $40.

Visit Amy’s etsy shop to see the bird, owl, rooster and cow as well.

New Addition: Playful Pillows from Ferm Living

One of the reasons I added buymoderndecor to my buymodernbaby guides was so that I could share the collections by ferm living.  I’ve recently added their kids pillows to the list.  These fun pillows fit with some of the most popular modern nursery themes and color palettes.
Posey Panda Organic Cotton Pillow

Elle Elephant Organic Cotton Pillow

Aristo Katt Organic Cotton Pillow

Mr. Frank Fox Organic Cotton Pillow
Mr. Robot Small
and Mr. Robot Large

Okay- there’s a lot more but you get the idea.  See their entire collection at ferm living.  They also have wallpaper, wall decals, textiles and toys to coordinate with the pillow collections.

Don’t be afraid to look at their adult pillows as well.  They may start in the kids’ rooms but migrate on to yours!


Etsy Find: ABC Animals Pillow from mymimi

I’ve shown you plenty of alphabet posters, but if you want to get up close and cuddly with your ABCs, here’s your chance!  This ABC Animals Deluxe Pillow ($38) from mymimi’s etsy shop is too cute to not add to your cart.

The ABC pillow is by far my favorite but there are so many adorable items to choose from.  These cuddly characters are great for babies, kids and even teens (and their parents!).

Some of my favorites include:

Happy Color TV - Mini Decor PillowYummy Cheese - Mini Decor Pillow
Happy Color TV– Mini Decor Pillow- $18
Yummy Cheese– Mini Decor Pillow- $18

White BirdCage - Mini Decor PillowBoomBox - Mini Decor Pillow

White BirdCage– Mini Decor Pillow- $18
BoomBox– Mini Decor Pillow- $18

Etsy Find: Dolls by Carla Valverde

I found these lovelies on flickr and traced them back to etsy.  Carla of FabLAB Atelier makes these beautiful dolls in Portugal and if you’re ever in Ericeira, be sure to visit her shop.  Thanks to etsy however, you can order these right from your desktop!

Giraffe Chocha Doll- $48

Donkey Chocha Doll- $74

Chocha Dolls- Choose your style or have one custom made- $61

Etsy Find: Cushions by Jane Foster

I have to admit I just got lucky and spotted these on etsy’s front page under handpicked items.

Jane Foster’s etsy shop is filled with Scandinavian style screen prints and cushions made with fabulous vintage fabrics.  These bright prints and patterns are really inspiring.  I’ve added this shop to my favorites so I can see what she’ll come up with next.  You can also see what she’s up to on her blog.

My top favorites are these screen printed designs.  They measure 14″ square and zip along the bottom for $37.

Scandinavian style screen printed sausage dog cushion cover Scandinavian style screen printed Spring Chicken cushion cover

Jane make a variety of these cat cushions with screen printed faces and bodies made with vintage fabric.  These sell for $21.

The vintage fabric pillows range from $22 to $50 depending on the fabric.

Vintage 60s 70s Beatles fabric cushion pillow pop art fun Vintage juvenile 60s 70s fabric cushion pillow owl train doll horseVintage 70s fabric cushion pillow Vintage  children's fabric cushion pillow cover juvenile 60s 70s

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