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We love good design. Functional pieces that inspire creativity, look great and live long.

Paul & Paula finds the best new products, design classics as well as true must-haves for every day family living.

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26.06.19

Sunshine accessories for the kids room

Sunshine accessories for the kids room

I was asking Romy to give me a colour. Just any colour that comes in her mind right away. And she said yellow. Why did I ask her? Because I wanted a colour theme for a little kids room accessories round up.

The great thing is that I love yellow, that yellow is perfect for the summer season and it totally adds a ray of sunshine to the room. Rain or shine!

And, just coming back from the first trade show, it looks like it will be a big thing next summer in the collections… which means, you are ahead of the game here today…

I got this feelin’ inside my bones
It goes electric, wavy when I turn it on
All through my city, all through my home
We’re flyin’ up, no ceilin’, when we in our zone
I got that sunshine in my pocket
Got that good soul in my feet…

(Justin Timberlake – Can’t stop the feeling)

 

Let’s have a look at the fabulous kids room accessories I found in this gorgeous and uplifting colour:

1. Ceiling light* to display your favourite things. A classic that brings joy to every home.

2. Fun cheetah print*.

3. These paper lampshades* have been a hit some time ago, but I love them so much. Beautiful faded yellow for this one!

4. Coolest lion head* made from raphia. A stunner in every room!

5. Yellow rain drop cushion*.

6. I love a great storage basket. And even more when it comes as an apple*

7. Canopy* in sunflower yellow. Stunning in a simple room….

8. Eye catcher. Circus rug*!

9. Supersoft quilted blanket*.

10. Star cushion*!

11. Neon* lightening.

12. Gorgeous cotton blanket* in mustard yellow.

13. A classic by now. But in yellow the basket with wheels* is such a bright addition for the play room.

 

 

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24.06.19

ILA Y ELA

ILA Y ELA

Ila y Ela is such a lovely discovery. And since you really loved the colourful family home I showed you yesterday, I am pretty sure you will love this too.

Far away from perfect toys that fill our Instagram feeds, this Spanish design company offers handmade products, created in a traditional way.
Founded by Natalia, she brings the Mediterranean style in our homes. With a certain simplicity and use of very high-quality materials. The result are very special items for children´s rooms.

Don’t you just love the lion heads*? Everything is exclusive, original and the materials are ecological (cotton, wool or alpaca) to create unique pieces. Each item is so full of love and care.

These accessories are such a sweet complement to the children’s room. Playful, different and cute. Perfect if you are looking for a lovely gift too!

 

ILA Y ELA

ILA Y ELA

ILA Y ELA

ila y ela crochet lion
ila y ela crochet lion

I remember that those lions* were sold out instantly during the Family Circle event in hamburg last year. But they are truly adorable, different and so cool!

 

ILA Y ELA

 

ILA Y ELA
Ila y Ela is an artisanal décor brand from Madrid and each of the brand’s charming decorative pieces are handmade with care in Spain. From playful lions to friendly dinosaurs! Therefore, the collection from Ila y Ela brings the wonderful world of animals indoors. And livens up our kids’ rooms and nurseries.

Oh the sweetness of the printed elf head cushions, swans, garlands, tapestries and mobiles.

 

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14.06.19

Fantastic wooden toys from Kid’s Concept

kids concept

Johanna Backman, Amelie Wiklund and Anna Enander are Kid’s Concept – a studio designing products for kids and their interiors based in Sweden.

Started in 2007 and offering everything you need for the perfect kid’s room – interior deco articles and furniture.

The idea is to work with a number of concepts, series and themes which gives the customers and shops the possibility to offer customized combinations.

‘Coordinated products makes is easy for the customer to choose from our product range as one can mix and match the rage of items. The colors we use in our concepts match and are easily combined.’

 

kids concept

kids concept

wooden-houses-set-of-5(1)

I love this set of 5 wooden houses*. You can assemble them again and again and they are so versatile.

 

kids concept

kids concept

kids concept

kids concept

The simple Scandinavian design is perfect for design conscious families because it is not overwhelming. You can easily add toys and personal belongings without having a space that looks overloaded.

I really like this concept of subtle colors, minimalist furniture and accessories that can be used in many different ways.

‘Letting children’s imagination influence the home is something we want to encourage. The family, the children and home is of great importance to us, and this influences and shapes the way we work.’

Fridge-freezer-wooden toys

OMG! A wooden fridge*! How cool is that? (the kitchen is pretty cool too…)

alphabet-puzzle

Allover I just love wooden toys. And when they are stylish, come in great colours (yes, you can have wooden toys that are not just bland like this cool ABC puzzle* !) then I just love them even more…

A good selection is to be found here*.

 

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13.06.19

A timeless yet modern home line for the whole family

Gabrielle Paris

Our families are at the heart of our and everyone’s priorities. And this is why adorable French brand Gabrielle Paris has created linen and home accessories for adults and children.

And not just any accessories. No, no! Timeless yet modern, Gabrielle Paris offers a line of linen and home decor that inspires and is inspired by everyday family life. Bringing the perfect combination of elegance and simplicity into our homes. I know that you will love this brand.

Come and discover and decorate your house to be vibrant, colourful and luminous. In fact, everything is designed and conceived in France, made of premium quality and with a lot of passion for every detail:
 
Gabrielle Paris

Milk, aqua, a few drops of mustard, powder tones – a subtle and sweet colour palette. Also, everything is made from soft linen and washed cotton.

The brand did a little collab with Tartine et Chocolat and I love this thick and cosy linen blanket*. Or how about this tent, I think the powder pink* cover with the cute design really adds a special touch. But don’t worry if you are not a fan of pink, there is an exciting version in sage green* too.

 

Gabrielle Paris

Gabrielle Paris

Gabrielle Paris
Just imagine a classic yet modern home, bright, colourful, and full of life. A place that gives you space to be creative, to create and to be yourself.

And that XL tote bag* is definitely not for kids only! (and comes in sage too!)

 

Gabrielle Paris

Gabrielle Paris

When looking through all the products, I find that my personal favourite (and it is a tough call) is the colibri print*. I just love blue – it is so timeless, chic and comes in many wonderful shades. And that print is so good! What do you think?

After all, now it will be very easy to add a little French touch to your home!

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10.06.19

Lovely wood pegboards for children’s rooms

wood pegboards for children's rooms

Hello! We are starting the week with something cute. Something to give your little one’s room (or your home office, or kitchen or…) a little special detail. Wood pegboards for children’s rooms!

Because these wood pegboards are really cool, practical and fit in everywhere with their natural wood. And you can choose from simple shapes like squares or circles as well as clouds, stars and even dinosaurs! Truly something for everyone and every corner in the house…

Little Anana* was founded by Astrid and Ivan and everything is handmade in the South of France, in Biarritz to be precise.

What is a pegboard?

A Pegboard is a, usually, wooden board perforated with a grid or pattern of holes. Into which hooks or pegs can be fitted for the storage or display of articles like tools and toys. See it like a cute shelf that you can personalise and that has hooks too.

 

wood pegboards for children's rooms

And they are even better when they come in fun shapes! Really, these are a no-brainer because they are so practical to hold all the little things that are usually flying around. So handy…

The only question here is – which one? I must say that I do have a thing for that bunny*, the monstera* is great too and I think teens would really like it as well.

For me, I am very tempted with that simple yet chic circle pegboard* for my little home office.

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