New in the shop this month is this fun set of six birthday cards for kids with beautiful animal illustrations. Blank inside this multi-pack of 5x7" kids birthday cards includes six different designs of colourful animals like a magical bunny, a bear, koala, roar some lion and more.
A beautiful new print to hang on the nursery wall or give as a gift for a new baby. 'Here sleeps a child' is a fun illustration of colourful stars, a moon and the Earth.
Create your own crazy colourful emu with our cute free printable template of the emu eyes, beak and a fine guide for the neck. Prints onto standard A4 or it's fine to blow up a little bigger to A3 like we did here. Available from the free downloads section.
A winter wonderland nursery doesn't have to be stark, keep bubba cozy and sung in a snow themed nursery decorated with friendly winter animals and mountain peeks. With a colour palette of blues and turquoise, crisp white and soft greys. A fluffy white rug on the floor and scattering of stars.
While Pantone have picked yellow and grey, Etsy's selection for colour of the year is Sky blue. "After such a tumultuous year, shoppers are looking forward to bluer skies ahead," wrote Dayna Isom Johnson, Etsy's Trend Expert. "Hope is on the horizon and there is a renewed sense of gratitude and connection to our communities." A beautiful shade to use in the nursery or a kids bedroom, girl or boy, there's a lot to love about sky blue trending.
Pantone has picked their 2021 Colour of the Year and have again chosen two: Ultimate Grey and Illuminating yellow. Soft greys have always been a popular choice for a gender-neutral nursery, add in the pop of yellow for fun and you're on trend for next year! It's a colour combination that works particularly well for an Aussie themed nursery with the yellow of wattle or a sulphur-crested cockatoo and the grey of out cute furry animals.
Just in time for Christmas we've got a new fun, festive and educational free download. Kids give the polar bear an ugly sweater by adding in lines of repeating patterns. You can draw them, stick on sequins, or here we even used pom poms! A cute project to help with pattern recognition. Print onto A4 or letter sized paper, or easily blows up to larger sizes if you prefer.
With Halloween just around the corner I thought we'd take a quick look at a few cool green monster inspired cake ideas! Starting with this amazing monster slime cake, recipe and video on tastemade. Decorated with spooky eye candy and black and green icing.
Decorate cupcakes with a quick and easy at home printable monster eye set available to download from our Halloween section here! Or for something a bit more tricky how about an edible green slime monster cake with oozing insides. Recipe available from Spotlight.
July was a busy month as usual with school holidays and EOFY admin but, managed to fit in some new illustrations - sloths! Yay! There are a couple of cute new prints plus an adorable baby onesie and a fun hardcover notebook.
Are we alone? Be inspired by an other-worldly trend we're seeing more of lately - flying saucers.
Here are some other alien ideas we love - a UFO made of a paper plate, half of an acrylic ball and a pom pom. A fun kids activity great for party decorations too. Delicious looking UFO cupcakes by Donna Hay. The recipe is no longer available but you can use this very similar step by step on Sweetest Kitchen.
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