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About emilywheeler

Writer, stylist and interior designer

My Kids Christmas Gift Guide 2011

I love classic and vintage style toys for children. Often it’s the classics that they love the most and it’s even better if they are easy on the eye and well made enough to last more than one Christmas. Here … Continue reading

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Blackboards

My little boy Alfie is just beginning his first forays into creativity with chunky crayons and colourful chalks. Suffice to say, there is as much of his artwork on our walls and furniture as there is in his colouring book… … Continue reading

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Candy stripes

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Robot bed linen by Ferm Living

Despite the leaps and bounds that have been made for equality between boys and girls, I still find it harder to find great kids stuff for boys than girls. Luckily things are changing fast thanks to the fabulous design streaming … Continue reading

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Birds of paradise

You might have noticed that I am a bit of a fan of wallpaper in children’s rooms. Children love colour and pattern and it is important that their room has plenty of both so that it really feels like their … Continue reading

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King of the castle

This room is full of action-packed adventures just waiting to happen thanks to its fabulous retro cowboy and indian wallpaper and castle-themed bed. Plenty of colour and pattern keep the room colourful and fun, while the Eames rocker ties it … Continue reading

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Sunshine stripes

Here’s a room to cheer up a gloomy winter’s day. A stripy ceiling in sunshine yellow provides a warm welcome to the day and will brighten up any child’s morning. Using wallpaper on ceilings is a great idea for children’s … Continue reading

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