Monthly Archives: May 2016

Childwood wallpaper

I have hankered for some time after Cole and Son’s ‘Woods’ wallpaper. So when I noticed on a local buying/selling site that someone had over-ordered some for her project, I snapped the excess up. I didn’t have a room in mind for it, but the chance and price were too good to pass up. Nevertheless, it sat around for more than a year while we procrastinated about what room to put it in. 

We finally got around to hanging it on the walls of our toddler’s bedroom last month. 

I loved it, but thought we could kiddie it up a bit by adding a few little friends. My two youngest boys and I released some squirrels to frolick in the trees…
Some nattering rabbits…

…and a family of hedgehogs out for a stroll. 

The woodland animal wall decals are by Lauren Moriarty & Co. from Not on the High Street. You can buy them individually or as a pack of three and choose your animal and colour combinations. They are so easy to put up that my toddler managed it!

I like to think we’ve added a bit of fun and haven’t defaced this iconic wallpaper. What do you think? 

We’ve got a little wallpaper left over and I’m dying to recreate this downstairs-toilet-come-forest

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Wraptious Applause

There will be hearty applause indeed for the winner of the biannual Wraptious cushion competition, where they invite artists and designers to enter up to three cushion designs for the public to vote on. Wraptious are an artist community whose work you can buy on gift wrap, stationery, prints, homeware and t-shirts that are all made in the UK.

I felt a little intimidated to enter as there are some really amazing entries, but when Wraptious extended the competition deadline I summoned up the courage to enter three of my designs.

This morning the postman delivered a plump cushion-shaped package to me and upon opening it, I discovered that my lovely husband had decided to surprise me with a cushion in my Butterfly Florals design!

Butterfly Garden Cushion

The cushions are printed on a vegan suede material which is very soft and stroke-able and the printing is really crisp with vibrant colours. I’m really very happy with it.

You can vote for your favourite until Sunday 8th May by liking the post on Wraptious’s Facebook page, Instagram feed or if you love an entry you can buy it from the Wraptious competition page, with or without a filler.

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