This week’s collection of fabulousness (it IS a word) is little houses, just because we like ’em.
I love letters. Typography is one of my ‘things’. I have letters dotted around our house, including the kids initials on their bedroom walls, just like we had growing up.
How about this cute DIY project made from some good ole sticks and paint. Especially fab for those with ‘straight’ letters in their name (like lucky little ANNA!)
Do any of you share my obsession with all things alphabet?
Love this room?
Get the look …
And so ends another therapy session for me, mama of three boys who wont ever have a little pink room like this in my home! (I love you anyway boys).
My name is Julia and I am a geography nerd.
My Dad was a Social Science high school teacher so I grew up surrounded by maps, globes and encyclopaedias.
I was especially besotted with Dad’s world globe that sat on the desk in his study. My sisters and I would close our eyes and spin the globe, randomly pointing (pin the tail on the donkey style!) to stop the globe from spinning. Wherever we landed was the destination for our next imaginary holiday.
From my late teens, I went on to travel the world and explore many unusual corners of it. I like to think that globe inspired those travels just a bit.
Now, whether they like it or not, my kids are growing up surrounded my maps and globes and it is our hope they too will explore all corners of the world.
Today’s collection features some world inspired goodies we hope you’ll love …
Clockwise from top left:
1. Personalised world map print – www.rudyandthedodo.com.au
2. Yellow world globe – grahamandgreen.co.uk
3. World globe lamps – source unknown
4. Jumbo floor puzzle – world map – www.rudyandthedodo.com.au
Clockwise from top left:
1. World map satchel – http://www.etsy.com/listing/96698599/blue-world-map-prints-large-messenger
2. 63 pierce puzzle – world map – www.rudyandthedodo.com.au
3. Mini world globe – conranshop.co.uk
4. Plastic inflatable globe ball – source unknown (but we paid $3 for one years ago and have had hours and hours of enjoyment out of it!)
And a little fantasy find to finish …
If you are a regular coffee drinker who loves getting your 10th cup free, I’m betting you will love these terribly fabulous DIY Printable Chore Cards by My Sweet Swirls on Etsy (http://www.etsy.com/shop/mysweetswirls).
Do your chores, get a punch (so to speak). Get 12 punches, get a surprise (which might be a big bubble bath, a book, favourite dinner, a toy – whatever ‘currency’ works for your kid).
They also have them for toddlers who stay in bed at bedtime or naptime! Now THAT’s good thinkin’ … I’ve just purchased some for my boys so stay tuned for an update.
NOTE: This is not a sponsored post (none of mine are!) – just sharing fab stuff I have found.