Wednesday, September 25, 2013

handlebar bike bag

have you seen this adorable handlebar bike bag by sideshow press? sooo cute! i sadly dislocated my kneecap last week so my bike is gathering dust right now, but wouldn't hanging this little bag on a stroller be fun too? (please say yes ;) available at amelia, check out the rest of her shop for more amazing goods! and check out the rest of sideshow press' website too--their branding is so great!

Wednesday, September 18, 2013


there are so many adorable danish clothing brands for kids, and gro is no exception. ("gro" means "grow" in danish) the clothes are beautiful yet comfortable, made of wonderful materials like soft organic cotton and fine woven corduroy.

the autumn/winter collection is lovely in rich burgundy and royal blue with layers of greys, even adding in touches of cream and sea green for the girls. mixing knits with corduroy and soft cotton, your littles will be ready for walks in the cool air and jumping into piles of leaves. my favorite print is the badminton birdie, so cute. (and very appropriate since denmark has some of the top badminton players in the world!)

and if you live in copenhagen or esbjerg, you're in luck! gro is having lagersalgs (sample sales) in october, check this site for details.

this post is also guest-blogged at mini cph

Sunday, September 15, 2013

mini s'mores hand pies

no matter how full i am, i always want a little (or a lot) bit of sweetness after eating a meal. today is no exception...can anyone bring some of these drool-worthy mini s'mores hand pies to my doorstep???

Monday, September 9, 2013

mr printables alphabet pompoms

as if the animal pompoms were not already super adorable, how fun are these alphabet pompoms they've now posted on mr printables??? i am already trying to figure out the geometry of the non-symmetrical letters in my head so i can make pompom garlands galore!

ps. to all my danish class friends, you know "jeg elsker kage!"

Sunday, September 8, 2013

say hello to september

summer is sadly over, and copenhagen has the chilly weather to prove it. but autumn brings the fun of back to school (new school supplies and clothes??? yes, please!) and i designed this month's pattern to honor those stacks of books waiting to be sorted at your nearest library. feel free to download to your heart's content!

widescreen desktop calendar (september)

standard desktop calendar (september)

iphone 3GS/4

iphone 5

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

mr printables animal pompoms

have you seen the amazing website mr printables??? it's a fantastic, fun, happy, craft-filled site aimed at littles--but i might want to make everything posted on there myself! recently on the blog, they posted a tutorial on how to make adorable animal pompoms that are SO CUTE. i want to make a million and hang them all over our apt!

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

royal copenhagen painting school

denmark is home to so many amazing home brands and royal copenhagen is one of their oldest. founded in 1775, they are most recognized for their iconic blue and white porcelain (though their colorful fluted mugs are very popular as well).

every summer they open up their beautiful upstairs studio to host a painting school, where you can recreate your very own hand-painted royal copenhagen piece. it was SO much fun! i love anything hands-on and it was just liberating to have space to make a mess. (though of course the goal is to make no mess, since it's so fancy...) their pieces are still hand-painted to this day, and takes months before you can be certified as meeting their standards. oh wait, you DON'T want your beautiful perfectly curved lines to have kinks in them...?