Tuesday, June 30, 2009


is a gorgeous on-line boutique for bubs & kids who love nature!

From climbing trees to jumping in mud puddles, Boodabubs has fun and functional clothing and accessories to cater for the most stylish kids!

Owner Shelley came from a background in the finance industry, but after looking for fun & funky clothes for her first baby boy, decided to take matters into her own hands and began designing and making them herself!

In mid 2008 the Boodabubs Boutique began to stock some other handmade labels from Australia and abroad. This means that we can become a one-stop-shop for all things bubs & kids. Keep your eye out for more exciting labels coming soon.

Become a VIP member to receive 10% off every item purchased the Boodabubs Boutique and receive exclusive access to new products.

See their website for more details www.boodabubs.com.au

Shelley also has a great blog. Follow her @ www.boodabubs.blogspot.com

all images via www.boodabubs.com.au

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

I'm still here!

Hi everyone. I am still here, but my baby boy has had bronchitis, so we have been spending this week in quarantine! He is now on antibiotics, so will hopefully be feeling better soon so that I can get back to writing about all the beautiful and talented people we have out there!


Tuesday, June 16, 2009


Do you have a signature gift that you give someone when they
have a baby? Blanky4me.com’s personalized baby blankets make a perfect gift for that special new little person!

With over 26 years of sewing experience and a love of sewing, art and design, Rose-Leah handcrafts each blanket individually. She says “The blankets are great for people who have unique names and perfect for people who want to give a very special gift – whether it’s for a newborn baby or their own grown child.

We pride ourselves on quality, speed and outstanding customer service. We go out of our way to ensure each and every order is an enjoyable and special experience for our customers”

Blanky4me.com also makes personalized blankets for kids and adults. The blankets are made from ultra-soft Waffle fleece or Premium Polar fleece and are delivered worldwide. Personalization can be done in English, Greek, Russian and Armenian languages.

Their product range also includes monogrammed scarfs, beanies, monogrammed soft and funky cushions and teddies. They have also bundled up their top of the range products in their Deluxe Gift Sets.

The personalized blankets are perfect for snuggling up in bed, on the lounge, in the car, in the cot or stroller/pram.

All images via www.blanky4me.com

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Little Babushka's

I think this is my favourite local find to date.

Founded in late 2008 by mums Frankie and Cessie, Little Babushka's makes and sells the most gorgeous kids clothes! Inspired by the clothes their mothers dressed them in as children in the 70's, Frankie & Cessie decided to bring back the fun & fashion from their childhood by making clothes for their own children.

Looking at all these clothes also takes me back to my childhood. My mum wasn't much of a sewer, but we did have strawberry fabric dresses and skirts and peasant tops.

Little Babushka's sells at the Perth Upmarket, Mathilda's Market and madeit.com.au. They will soon have an online store.

Check out their blog at www.littlebabushkas.wordpress.com

Their range includes beautiful peasant dresses, baggy fisherpants, capes and scarfs.

All images via Little Babushka's

Friday, June 12, 2009

Breathing Spaces Organising Tools

As many of you know, I am an Interior Designer and Professional Organiser. My business, Breathing Spaces offers a complete interior design and decoration service, de-cluttering, styling homes for sale, colour consultations and new home designs with a focus on sustainable design principles.

One of my favourite organising tools is the my.org®aniser. This is an invaluable tool for any busy household.

Designed for mums by mums in Australia, my.org®aniser, is a combined diary and filing system for use in the home. It will totally organise the mass of paper around your kitchen and with everything in one easily accessible place, you’ll wonder how you ever survived without it! This is a must have, organisational tool that will help mums and their families.

my.mini.organiser - 'NEW'

The organiser for your hand bag. At $9.95 it's the perfect accessory for jotting down information while you're out and about. Includes Australian and New Zealand holidays and school terms.

Why not get both....one for the kitchen and one for your handbag. Two must have organising tools for every busy superwoman!

Special Offer for June – Purchase the my.org®aniser for $49.95 and receive the my.mini.organiser FREE!!(+P&H $5 Australia Wide)

To purchase yours today, contact me at- jo@breathingspaces.com.au

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Perth Upmarket

My trip to the Perth Upmarket on Sunday was fantastic. I am in awe of all the talented people there are in our city - and our state for that matter. People came to show their wares all the way from Geraldton!

Among my favourites there on Sunday were Eco Peko, Rubber Gob & Mokoh Design.

Eko Peko has beautiful 100% organic cotton t-shirts for babies and kids and are available in sizes 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months, 1 year & 2 years.

Their designs are gorgeous and have messages including "eco babies say no to plastic" and "My Dad recylces more than your Dad". I bought one for my son that says "Little Greenie".

Each t-shirt comes in a gorgeous hessian eco bag with some open pollenated, certified organic veggie seeds inside for $49.95.

Rubbergob is the brainchild of Graphic Designer & artist Rachael Barkess,
and her business partner Janine Finnie.

Based in Perth, Rubbergob produces greeting cards, printed works and paper based items.

I love their Domestic Drudgery range which includes "Big Bums",
"Fork You" and "Watchadoin".

They also have gorgeous gift tags, canvas prints and a kids range.

Mokoh Designs is based in Perth, WA and is owned by artist Trudy Baker and husband Andy. Mokoh is named after their 2 children, Molly and Koh.

All Trudy's creations are handmade with the majority of the products made from Elemental
Chlorine Free pulp sourced from sustainable, well managed forests.

Mokoh has a cute range of gift cards called "Parliament" which features the most gorgeous owls. I had to buy a large print for my son's bedroom then the lovely Trudy gave me one of her too cute Parliament Owl cutouts. I feel very privelledged as these were not for sale, but Trudy went in search of a spare one for me to take home.

Mokoh Designs also has a fantastic range of notebooks, magnets, stationary pegs and tile pendants. Their online store is coming soon!

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Perth Upmarket

Just a quick note to say that I went to the Perth Upmarket today and found the most gorgeous things! I have heaps to show you all, so stay tuned!!

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Little Lottie Lou Lou

Little Lottie Lou Lou is an online boutique store for delightful new, handmade and pre-loved items for Mother, Baby and Child.

Mother of 2 beautiful girls, Vicki Wallis handpicks all of her items to bring something special.

Vicki says;

Little lottie lou lou's goal is to provide a unique shopping experience for all families I feel privileged to be able to offer the special, pretty and adorable items. Little lottie lou lou will offer the most gorgeous and practical baby clothes, gifts and accessories for Mother, Baby and Child. I pride myself on a friendly and reliable service to each and every customer.

Little Lottie Lou Lou carries beautiful clothes from labels such as Fred Bare, Osh Kosh, Bebe and Sooki.

There is always something new, and always something on sale, so have a look at Little Lottie Lou Lou today!

Images from Little Lottie Lou Lou