Home sweet home

This is my (new) home sweet home...

Anya, 6 years old – St Petersburg FL, USA

Asking Surya, auhtor of  weegallery.com about her daughter Anya's personality, she gave me a very simple answer : "Anya has loved and drawn pigs ever since she could hold a pencil!". A happy day to pigs !

New e-store, made in Switzerland

  . Name of the e-store: Boutikids.ch Country: Switzerland Date of launch: September 16, 2011 Name of the founder: Inga Aellen & Daniela Raia. Inga is mother of 4 year old twins — Jan and Sven. She worked in marketing & communication, sales and brand…

The wonderful Blobeterre of Matali Crasset at Pompidou Center

. . .  Matali Crasset invites you to the Centre Pompidou in Paris, France to discover a new world looming over the city’s asphalt. This world is a world of plants designed for children and those who accompany the Blobterre, a world with its own rules and inhabitants, where…

A table!

. . . . PlanToys  - Wooden toaster, spaghetti plate, sauce pans for  mini chefs and food lovers. . www.plantoys.com

Pavlov, our new dog

  Our dream is to have a dog : a Weimaraner, a Pointer, a Labrador, a Comodorre...We like them big, which makes it difficult with our rather urban style - the poor creature wouldn't be very happy in a flat. One day we might do the big jump to the countryside, so in the…

Latvian polar bear

I had a total crush on this white bear, made in Latvia. Handmade in 100% wool felted, it measures 45 cm (17") and is the ideal decor  companion. Available on Etsy - Thanks to e-glue for bringing it to my attention!

Ava Phin, 5 years old – London, UK

Today Pirouette welcomes Ava, 5 years old and mum Jennifer Robertson, co-owner of family businessScamp, an e-store where to find great handmade baby gifts. www.scampbabygifts.co.uk

New! Noeuf catalogue

  New and fun : the Spring/Summer catalog of Noeuf, the baby concept store, photographed by Jean-Paul Lefret. Just added to the brand assortment are Ambitoys, Mini Rodini, A for Apple, Moon et Miel, Airdeje, Marchand d'etoiles. Click here to flip through the pages...……

Capucine, 4.5 years old – Nice, France

Capucine is a sweet girl with lots of humour. Being the youngest (she has an older brother and sister), she's the little dearie of the family. Muriel her mother, a former engineer, is the founder ofwww.lepingouindelespace.com as well as a blogger unetouchede.canalblog.com

Do you remember that little washing machine "comme maman"?

  I played with these toys when I was a little girl... sewing machine and washing machine "comme maman", cash register like a real merchant. So much fun!  They are all available at Bianca and family, and I am sure that they are still fun for our children. I still occasionally…

A new generation of designers at PBA Auctions

          I am coming back to THE event of the year : a first-time auction fully dedicated to kids' design and furniture, held by PBA Auctions in Brussels on December 16th. On a post from October 27th, I featured some of the amazing vintage pieces that will be on sale (see it…