The temperatures reached into the 80s in DC yesterday, reminding me that it's time to get our outdoor spaces in order and start living outside. Here are 5 great low-to-no maintenance pieces of outdoor furniture fashioned just for the little ones. More
We loved the terrific lounger Carla and her husband made for their little boy, but truthfully we were having a hard time envisioning the PVC pipe frame inside and our sewing construction skills aren't the best either. We're in luck - by popular demand, Carla wrote up a detailed tutorial so you can make this at home yourself. It all made sense when we saw her photos!
Carla left a great link in a Good Question comment the other day to this stylin' lounger she made for her son. She calls it "Not Your Daddy's Barcalounger" but I bet daddy wants one in his size, too. More
We're willing to overlook the potential difficulty of cleaning these wool felt balls because this pouf is so darn colorful and fun. Described as "squishy, yet firm" it brings a lot of texture to the party, too.
The IKEA Benjamin stool is one of those super versatile pieces that comes in handy when you have kids. We use ours as stools, as the base for make-shift sensory tables, and as little tables for drawing or for snacks. They're looking a little beat up these days and could use a coat of paint or two. More
Translation: vintage furniture and unusual objects for children and adults. Oh Edmond, you had us at bonjour. We could stare at the gallery of photographs featuring gorgeous objects and cute kids forever. More
My son spends endless hours parked in his P'kolino Little Reader chair. I appreciate the clean lines and solid construction, he loves stashing books in its side pockets and holding court in our living room like a little pasha. I went to order two more chairs for my twin daughters when I came across the Sofa Sleeper from the same collection. Eureka! More
While we love the idea of a cozy spot to read, we're just not bean bag people, so we've made due with floor pillows. But leave it to the Swedes to rethink the bean bag and turn it into a Mountain Pouf: More