Such a beautiful moment. You can literally feel the endearment. And if you're a babywearing mama, you can wholly identify.
I would say the new Spring/Summer Ferm Living collection is thrilling! Youthful, fun. Adventurous -- I want that tent for myself!
Very much in the established ferm Living-ish style, but new and a bit edgy. And, while the new collection is not available until the spring, be sure to sign up for the f&f newsletter announcing the pre-sale arrival.
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I love that these kid's rooms are true to form - piles of books, loads pillows on the bed and various piling of stuff. The average kid room but with loads of style. Playful, charming and stylish in the home of Sanna Fischer Nordström.
And the Ferm Living Harlequin Wallpaper is looking gorgeous.
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The design is sophisticated & refined yet holds on to this candid youthfulness that is so very Oeuf. I love the wood knobs on the dresser & the thinness of the wood that outlines the exterior of the dresser. Plus 3 giant drawers? Count me in!
And Rhea, you are beautiful.
This is refreshing. A modest corner nursery, not decorated in nursery "style". It's a bit different... but think it works in so many ways. The posters are great, the furniture is simple. I love the white, wood and a casualness of the smidge of color.
Image via Bo Bedre.
If you've had your eye on a Bumbleride Indie or Indie Twin now's your chance to get an excellent deal -- 20% off all current models!
I have an Indie Twin (in black!) and it's a fantastic stroller if you have 2 little kids, a load of cargo and places to go...
Oh look! Such lovely new wall stickers by Ferm Living in the upcoming Spring/Summer 2013 Collection! This is just a tease... the collection will be on f&f next week for pre-order and won't be shipping until the spring. But still -- so much fun!
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Nothing cozier than baking cookies with the kids during the holidays. Messy tasty fun! My friend Psalms came up with a tasty (& healthy!) thumbprint cookie recipe the kids can practically manage on their own. My own son Owen had a particular fun time smooshing his thumb into each cookie and scooping the jam.
For the recipe, go to page 11 & 12 of the f&f Holiday Gift Guide & Mag.
Meet Chase Simmering. She's the creative force behind Strange Birdy Studio. Strange Birdy is a small design studio that has re-imagined the standard baby "book" & how baby's 1st year is documented. Super upbeat, modern, edgy... and relatable. And? She's even thought to document all the miscellaneous milestones such as "peeing on parents" (been there!). Strange Birdy Studio is also part of the current batch of Forest Finds.
What is your fondest childhood holiday memory?
My fondest childhood holiday memory is probably driving and picking out our Christmas tree from Mr. Potter's farm. Mr. Potter delivered fresh eggs and chicken to my family for years and each Christmas, we would drive an hour to his farm and walk deep into his land in search of the perfect tree. We'd have sugar cubes and carrots in our pockets for his horses, and there were always litters of newborn kittens to hold and thermoses of hot cider to drink. Every year my sisters and I would try and pick the biggest and fullest tree we could find and the search was very focused but extremely exciting. There were more than a couple years where the tops of the trees would be bent under our ceiling--from a child's perspective, once fully decorated and lit-up, it felt like the set of the Nutcracker in our living room.
What is your child's/family's most loved holiday tradition?
My daughter is 2 1/2 (and soon to be a sister) and just starting to really understand holidays and traditions. One thing that my husband and I have made a tradition is picking a special food we can make with her for each holiday. My husband loves to take her to the garden to learn about and pick ingredients for the meals they create together--I typically handle the desserts. For the upcoming holidays, she'll definitely be doing a lot of dough rolling and pie-filling. We also have carried on a tradition that my mother began, where each year she would design an ornament for each of us that symbolized something significant from our year. It's wonderful to unpack and hang the ornaments, and tell each story as you go. Her sister is due to arrive shortly after Christmas so we're going to fold in as much old and new tradition as we can before then!
What is your favorite holiday treat?
Being raised by an amazing cook and foodie and now being married to one, picking a favorite is nearly impossible. One savory treat I can't seem to handle skipping every Christmas though is Yorkshire Pudding. It's pretty decadent but definitely one of those nostalgia foods I can't seem to outgrow. I wish I could link to my mother's recipe but found this one which seems pretty spot on.
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