Monthly Archives: January 2012

A “Cottage” Industry

When Pockets and Cristy Alvarez decided to start manufacturing children’s furniture in Southern California, there was no debate about style.  They wanted to recreate their own personal lifestyle for children…California, Coastal, Cottage.  What is Cottage style?  Cottages were typically vacation … Continue reading

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Bahama Blue

Resort style for your nursery!  1.  Newport Cottages Cape Cod Beadboard Crib in Bahama Blue  2.  Annette Tatum Home Ikat Teal crib bedding  3.  Little Castle Capri Glider  4.  Jonathan Adler for Skip*Hop Chevron Duo Diaper Bag  5.  Skip*Hop bath … Continue reading

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Project Nursery

The Newport Cottages High Chair, A Modern Classic There are many modern high chairs on the market but nothing beats the heirloom-quality Newport Cottages High Chair.  Assembled by hand from select hardwoods and finished in one of 25 distinctive finishes or … Continue reading

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Nursery Essentials

My sister-in-law is pregnant with her first baby.  As the family baby furniture expert, I invariably get asked “What do I need?” We are eagerly awaiting the gender so we can start planning her nursery.  And to answer her question?  … Continue reading

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