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Lets talk nursery trends for 2017……
The year has gotten away but lets look at what’s trending in children’s interiors this year and beyond.
1. Metallics and Rose Gold. Expect to see a lot more particularly on larger items like cots. Our latest range Modern vintage was photographed on this Incy Interiors cot and it looks just divine.
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You may have noticed the cactus trend growing as you see the motif popping up all over the place.. kids prints, cushions, clothing. Well its just a natural progression from the Mexican trend which is everywhere in fashion, interiors and even food.
I’ve always been a huge fan of cactus..of the living variety, and I actually still have a couple from the last time aztec and mexicana was all the rage..yes showing my age here.
So i thought I would pop together a bit of an inspiration design board that could be used for a nursery or a big boys room..and I thought our Ashkii pattern and colour way went with it just perfectly.
Links below if you want to find some of these products.
1. Declan cot by Incy Interiors
2. Cactus Lamp by Cotton On
3. Grid cushion by Alphabet Monkey
4. Assorted bedlinen and Ashkii Single bed Quilt Cover Set by Alphabet Monkey
5. Cactaceae Print by Amelie Mancini
6. Cactus cushions by XanderLouKids
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Green Interiors trend
I’ve long been a fan of green in boys rooms and so when emerald was announced as the Pantone colour of the Year two years ago I expected to see more of it around. Well it has been filtering through interior design and now I’m starting to see more and more accents of green added to the monochromatic spaces of kids that we all seem to love.
And I do love it with the mint…so fresh. Are you a fan of green or not so much? I think it will continue to grow as I’ve noticed another trend which we talk more about another day..and that is cactus.
So we have taken some fresh new shots of our Ashkii Range..I’ve loved how you guys have mixed and matched it all and I’ve loved seeing your photos in Instagram and when you email or Facebook them through to me. It’s awesome!!
Of course there is a lovely dash of the black and white arrow print on the reverse so you can fold it back and change your look.
It’s available in Single and Cot Size as a quilt cover set..so it includes a cover and a pillowcase. They are quilt covers so you they are great for the warmer weather as you need to put your insert inside.
We also have more of our Little Teepee and Teepee Triangle (shown below) prints back in store in fitted cot sheets and cushion covers but after this lot I think we will be moving onto some new colour combos. And we are also making it easier for you to add to your collection by offering $20 off when you buy 2 sheets..Just use code : DOUBLEUP at the checkout. This will be an ongoing offer.
Its great to have patterned sheets on the bed to catch little moments like these chubby legs or when your bub just wakes up and gives out those big smiles. My daughter does this and my son runs in after each nap time to see it. Just grab your phone and take a pic against your super cool sheet and you have an awesome pic just ready to send to your friends and family..yes baby spam them all I say..hehe
Also in case you didn’t realise, we now offer gift vouchers( as pictured below). We can express post out a physical voucher as its always nice to have something to give..even when you have left it to the last minute. Or if you prefer we can email a digital version which we will create and send after purchase.
Wishing you all a great weekend whatever you are up to…
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Our custom name cushions now come in a rainbow of colours and it didn’t take much time for all of you to try them out.
This bundle was a selection of our christmas orders all ready to be sent out. I couldn’t resist stacking all the colours together.
This green is the perfect addition to compliment our Ashkii Range.
Of course you don’t have to limit yourself to a name..we can put any word you like onto the cushion.
You can check them out in store here.
After much procrastination I think I have finalised my own nursery design and I’ve decided to do a wall similar to this. I did have visions on creating a geometric colour block wall (I’ll have to show you this trend in another post) but I have decided on creating this herringbone feature wall.
I have loved this look since I pinned the image below which is where I first saw this done and I think it is very striking. This would have to be one of my favourite nurseries.. I think the herringbone pattern is a good alternative to a straight chevron which although we may be tiring of, still seems to continue in popularity.
You can find these images and their sources on my girls nursery pinterest board here.
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Hi, today I thought I’d share some pictures of Campbells big boy room. As you can see we managed to just squeeze in his bunk bed behind the door. I like this as it means when you look in his door you don’t see the bed taking over the whole room..as it is pretty tiny.
As you can imagine there is no shortage of bedlinen combos here…Today have mixed up a lot of black and white prints from both of my Storm and Ashkii ranges to keep an on trend monochrome look.
We kept it pretty simple with black, white and yellow.. as we had already installed the yellow retro style light fitting. But as time has gone on we have added more colour..mainly from toys and things..its kind of impossible to keep those things out so you may as well work with it.
Teepee are very popular right now and they are a lot of fun for playing but also for resting and reading a book. Campbell likes to surprise our dog Jasper who sneaks in here to have a little nap. The little cane chair is actually one I had in my own room as a child.
Below is a super simple string line which we can peg up memories.
Mixing up the black and white raindrops and arrows and teepees. This is actually the reverse of the Storm quilt.
Below are the super cute little runners given as a gift when he was born..too cute to part with.
This bunk is a lower than normal bunk. He sleeps up on top now but he was able to sleep on the bottom from when he was about two. Now its a great place to read , play on the iPad etc.
The quilt on the bottom bunk is also the reverse to our Ashkii quilt cover..the one that features the green geometric print on the front. So we can turn it over and mix things up whenever we feel like it.
Hope you enjoyed this little tour of Campbells room..I think this is the tidiest it had been in a long time. I must confess I am one to just close the door and ignore the mess..there are better things to do I say.
You can find our cushions, bunting and bedlinen in our online store here.
Photography thanks to Jade Flores Photography.
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ITS GIVEAWAY TIME!!!!!
So I thought lets just have a little giveaway to celebrate.
We will be giving away two of our super cool and super soft Teepee pillowcases valued at $45 in the beautiful emerald green. One on each social media site.
All you have to do is tag a friend or two on our site and also answer our question.. ‘Would you like to see Alphabet Monkey make cot quilt covers?’
Winners will be announced 8pm Sunday 26 AEST.
Thanks again for all your support.
PS. The Pachy elephants in mint and grey are now available for preorder (delivery sometime in december) and I have some super cute pics of this range to share very soon too.
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Good morning everyone….. hows the weather hey?? We have gone from a glorious summer like spring to winter today..brr.
But in better news…did you know that this weekend marks Alphabet Monkey turning 4?? Yes it was four years ago when I first set up my Etsy shop. Wow I couldn’t hardly even upload a photo back then and Campbell was only about 9 months old. Wow how much has changed in that time.
Well to celebrate we will be having a 4 day SALE in our online store.
We will be offering 25% off our entire Ashkii/Brave and Storm Range from 9am Thursday 16 (yes tomorrow) until midnight on Sunday 19 Aust EST. So if you haven’t had a chance to grab any yet or want to add to what you have now is the time.
Other items ( like our elephants) that are not included in the sale will still be available in our Etsy store.
All our prints are available as quilts , cushions and fitted sheets.
Ashkii Single bed quilt cover has black arrows on the back..mix and match with our pillowcases and cushions
Our Storm range is also available as an XL boori size patchwork quilt as well as the modern quilt style pictured.
Our Storm single bed quilt is reversible with for a monochromatic raindrop look on the back.
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Our beautiful new ranges are now officially open for you to preorder. As I mentioned there are a lot of combinations for you to mix and match.
And we are also introducing our patterned fitted cot sheets available in all our exclusive hand screen printed designs.
Our Brave range features the Arrow print..perfect for a simple black and white nursery or equally at home mixing it up with the Ashkii range.
The sheets will also fit the boori cot.
And yes we have also included a single bed quilt cover set..geo prints on the top side with the black arrow print on the reverse.
Single is the largest size we can do in this.
So head over to our website to check out all the new designs and combinations here.
First drop preorders are limited so don’t miss out…Preorders will ship in mid August.
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