creative kids – that’s NOT a box!

There’s an old saying that you can just give the kid a cardboard box rather than it’s contents and they will have just as much fun.

These ideas from Lil Sugar take the humble cardboard box to a whole new level!

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If this is all beyond your ability or available time, you might love these goodies from our little shop;

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Make Your Own Cardboard Cars – $14.95 for a pack of 6

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Build & Paint Your Own Farmhouse $19.95

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win a NEEEEW CAAAAAR!

We told you we were just like Oprah around here.  Yep, this week we are giving away A NEEEEW CAAARRRRR!

Kids and parents alike will LOVE this timeless and classic “speedy le mans” racing car.

Designed in the UK, these stylish toys are over-engineered and made from heavy duty plastic. Through solid construction they have been designed for real play and made to last.

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If you’d like to win A NEEEEW CAAARRRRR (valued at $34.95) just tell us who you’d like it for and why in the comments below.  The lucky winner will be drawn by random.org on Monday 10th December at 10am EST and announced right here on the blog.

Good luck peeps!

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right here in black and white …

They (you know, the experts) say that black and white is great for stimulating a new baby’s mind.

So we have chosen our favourite black and white inspiration for little ones’ spaces.  We hope you’ll agree they would be great for mama’s mind too!

Clockwise from top left:
1. Loving the chest of drawers and the striped ceiling! (image source unknown)
2. I’m a bit of a sucker for a letter on the wall and these can grow with baby (image courtesy of sweetlittledays.tumblr.com)
3. I adore this room – particularly the quirky houses on the walls (image courtesy of themodernhome.com).  See more of this theme below.
4. Great storage options and fab chair (image courtesy of decorpad.com)

Add a car theme with a twist for your little man …

Or how about a BIG ole splash of girliness …

image courtesy of enchantednurserydesigns.com

Or you could add a terribly stylish little nook for yourself.  The perfect spot for feeding, reading and a newborn snuggle (image source unknown).

Yep, it’s all right there in black and white.