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Tuesday August 2nd, 2011

products by 9

tech for little ones

Most of us at Design*Sponge haven’t jumped on the baby train yet, but as the majority of us tip closer to 30 than 20, we’re starting to find ourselves surrounded by friends and family that have. In honor of their (very sweet) little munchkins who join us for coffee breaks, lunch meetings and play dates,…

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Monday April 18th, 2011

Thursday March 24th, 2011

bedding, bedroom, kids, products, textiles by 21


While a big part of me is still overwhelmed that most of my friends now have children or are about to, I relish my role as the last-minute babysitter, tiny hand-holder and excited gift-buyer. While I may not delve deep into children’s design here at D*S yet, in my personal life I really enjoy getting…

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Thursday January 27th, 2011

before and after, kids, products by 66

before & after: sharon’s boutique

Get your pencils ready, everyone. There are enough great ideas in this shop design by designer and event planner Sharon Taylor to decorate ten stores. For the creation of the Missouri-based children’s boutique Jellybeans, Sharon not only sourced most of the materials at local flea markets and on eBay, but she also worked with local…

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Thursday November 11th, 2010

Wednesday November 3rd, 2010

Thursday October 28th, 2010

Wednesday July 28th, 2010

artwork, kids, paper, products by 28

custom fingerprint papercuts

it’s always so nice to hear from someone we’ve featured before about a talent we didn’t know they had. lori danelle, who turned in a beautiful pallet bed a few weeks ago, also cuts paper- like a pro. lori sells these amazingly intricate custom fingerprint paper cuttings from her etsy shop. she explained that she,…

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Tuesday July 20th, 2010

Monday July 12th, 2010

Tuesday June 22nd, 2010

kids, products by 11

port2port card society + paper lovely

maria vettese’s beautiful letterpress card society is turning 4 years old this month, and to celebrate, maria is giving a 15% discount on new memberships through june 30th, 2010. i’ve been a big fan of the society since it started back in 2006, and i was sad to hear that this year will be its…

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Thursday May 27th, 2010

Thursday May 6th, 2010

Tuesday December 22nd, 2009

entertaining, kids, products by 6

sharon taylor designs

after hearing joanna’s exciting baby news (congrats, jo and alex!) yesterday i couldn’t resist sharing this fun “eclectic baby bash” from event designer sharon taylor of sharon taylor designs. sharon used so many fun details to set the scene, like milk jugs (filled with laundry detergent) holding crepe paper balls, a flea market stork with…

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Monday March 9th, 2009

Wednesday March 4th, 2009

kids, products, textiles by 20

ma petite boutique

this is a bit of a departure from what i normally post, but i was completely taken with french artist barbara berrada‘s work. barbara creates beautiful clothing, toys and decorations for children and their rooms and i find myself wanting to either reverse my age back to 10 or suddenly find myself living in france…

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Friday August 15th, 2008

Thursday July 31st, 2008

Wednesday July 23rd, 2008

kids, products by 4

fun idea for kids

i saw this photo on rachel from red velvet art‘s flickr page and thought it was cute, simple and clever. the woodgrain-print lining on the back reminds me of a much more diy-version of something in the netto collection vein. it’s such a great way to spruce up a simple bookcase to fit your little…

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Thursday January 31st, 2008

furniture, kids, products by 19


i don’t normally do a lot of kids and baby posting around here (i get the most angry emails when i do. mostly a lot of “don’t turn into a yuppy baby blog you jerk! we don’t all have kids!”) but i couldn’t resist posting some of these gorgeous pieces from eric pfeiffer’s 10 grain…

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