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1. XMAS 2015 - the land of nod

We start the new week with some Christmas decorations to admire from The Land of Nod. As you would expect they are not your everyday traditional decorations but instead Land of Nod have worked with some of our favourite contemporary designers such as Sarah Walsh, Amy Blay, Elizabeth Olwen and Suzy Ultman to create something more unique. Here are some of my faves with more online here.

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2. KIDS DESIGN - mothercare

I popped in Mothercare recently and took a few snapshots from their sweet and colourful children's wear ranges. Especially fun are the gnomes from Jools Oliver's Little Bird collection.

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3. KIDS DESIGN - boden

Today we are looking at the new childrenswear prints that have recently arrived at Boden. New for the colder season there are Autumnal woodland prints with acorns and berries, lots of fun bird designs, and some beautiful bright horses. Here are some key picks on dresses, tees and coats but you'll find plenty more online here at Boden (where there is also a mid season sale underway).

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4. KIDS DESIGN - john lewis

There are lots of new season kidswear arrivals coming into stores for Winter and today I thought I'd take a look at some of the patterns and placement prints just in at John Lewis. Woodland prints are still popular along with plenty of bears and foxes. John Lewis have their own collection prints plus an exclusive Donna Wilson range. Other brands include Jigsaw Junior, Fat Face and the Swedish

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5. CARDS - cozy tomato for lagom

Talking of Lagom I could not resist posting these striking age cards by Japanese Illustrator Koji Tomoto also known as Cozy Tomato (who we first saw on P&P in 2006). The beautiful illustrations have a lovely retro graphic feel and feature animals from 1 to 9. 

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6. PAPER GOODS - party animals

I was really pleased to spot this licensed collection by Kay Vincent of 'Ketchup on Everything' created for Magpie. Called 'Party Animals' it is a range of partyware featuring Kay's cute animal illustrations on everything you need for a children's tea party including : paper plates, paper cups, cake cases, cake stands, cards, wrap, tins, lunchboxes, suitcases and jelly bowls. The characters

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7. KIDS DESIGN - jolie petite chose

Jolie Petite Chose (which translate from French into 'Pretty Little Thing') is an Australian label based Melbourne. They have some beautiful patterned blankets in their current collection featuring stylised rain clouds for boys or girls, gold polka dots, and smart geometric triangles which have a choice of brightly coloured edges. As seen online here or try here if you need a UK stockist.

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8. NEW DESIGNS - lilipinso

I was so pleased to see my favourite wall decal company Lilipinso have commissioned a range by one of my favourite childrens designers Carly Gledhill of Corby Tindersticks. The collection features a fantastic lion with a colourful geometric mane, as well as menagerie of animals including a sweet elephant and cheeky crocodile amongst others. Carly's characters feature on wall stickers, friezes,

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9. WALL DECALS - new at lilipinso

So what else is new in this season at Lilipinso? Well they are working with more of our fave designers including Aless Bayliss, Dawn Machell and Flora Waycott. We start with motifs in lovely pastel shades for wall stickers by Aless Bayliss of This is Gold...... Say hello to sunshine with this colourful new collection by the wonderful Dawn Machell... Flora Waycott

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10. STICKERS - lilipinso project

To end today I thought I would mention my own experience of Lilipinso. My brother recently asked me to paint a toybox for my neice Millie and finding myself short on time with just a two week holiday I decided to turn to decals for the lettering and decoration. My brother and his wife are keen on geometrics and are 'minimalists' so I knew I had to opt for clean lines rather than characters or

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11. BOOKS - aino-maija metsola

Whilst visiting the Magma bookshop in London a few weeks ago I came across some fab children's books by designer Aino-Maija Metsola. Aino-Maija is a best known for her work with Marimekko with whom she has collaborated since 2006. Published by Wide Eyed Editions there are currently two titles available in the series : 'Counting' and 'Colours' with more in pipeline for next year. The

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12. NEW IN - dot com gift shop

The Dot Com Gift Shop have released a new range of kitchenware created by their talented team of British designers. Designed to look fabulous and be functional these eye-catching storage tins adorned with graphic flowers and vintage apples and accessories will help to keep the kitchen tidy and organised. There are also lots of new designs on greetings cards, gift wrap, and in children's games.

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13. NEW BOOK - ingela p arrhenius

P&P favourite Ingela P Arrhenius has created a brand new children's book for French publishers Marcel & Joachim. Called 'Animaux' it's a poster sized book measuring a large 46 x 34cm and features 32 different animals illustrated in Ingela's graphic retro style. The names of the animals are of course all in French although Dutch, Italian and Spanish versions are also planned. Fingers crossed

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14. WALL ART - imaginary beasts

Today's posts feature a couple of studios who work on graphic design and branding but also have their own art prints available. First up is Imaginary Beast a Columbus, Ohio based creative studio owned and operated by Rachel Dangerfield. Rachel has designed these beautiful oversized Animal screen printed posters featuring a tiger, lion or bear. 

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15. KIDS DESIGN - bluezoo

It is the end of our kids fashion prints week here on P&P and we go out with a colourful splash from Debenhams children's label 'Bluezoo'. Expect to see fruits, tropical birds and aztec prints. Here are my pick of the patterns with many more online here.

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16. WALL ART - studio noodles

Lisa Jane Dhar of Studio Noodles has recently released some eco art prints which are now available from Not on the High Street. They are all printed on recycled pulp board using vegetable inks and finished with an eco waterbased sealant. Designed and Made in Britain many of the prints have been inspited by London. See the full collection online here at NOTHS.

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17. CATH KIDSTON - aw 2015

One of the key prints for children in Cath Kidston's forthcoming Autumn Winter collection is 'Sausage Dogs' which features on china, textiles, bags, pencil cases etc. and should appeal to both young ones and dog lovers alike. On fashion Cath Kidston have more revived library prints such as racing cars and dinosaurs. The Autumnal

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18. KIDS DESIGN - goosebumps

I came across the Goosebumps brand at online store Howkapow and wanted to find out a bit more. Founded in Australia in 2014 Goosebumps was created by Inga Rodd, a Melbourne based designer. Inga's prints are inspired by her own twin boys, childhood memories and quirky design. The Roar design with leopards, tigers and zebras caught my eye for its modern yet timeless feel. You can see more of

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19. DESIGNER - sari ahokainen

Sari Ahokainen is a designer based in Finland who has recently designed some prints on children's clothes for German label Delari. Her organic fabrics Happiness and So Sweet have been used for leggings and dresses. You can see more of Sari's portfolio for licensing online here.

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20. ILLUSTRATION - jane ormes book

Fans of artist Jane Ormes will be pleased to know she has illustrated a new children's book. The Little Honey Bee is a new counting book published by Big Picture Press and features Jane's beautiful designs for birds, flowers, foxes and or course bees. Each page has lift the flap pieces to give children plenty of interest and adults can enjoy the gorgeous illustrations. The Little Honey Bee is

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21. DESIGNER - artibonita

'Joke' is the illustrator behind the Artibonita studio label and shops. Joke is based in Belgium and she creates colorful home decor items and trendy accessories for kids and adults. She describes her style as fun, happy, whimsical & colorful. Here are some examples of her work and you can find more Artibonita online here and on Etsy.

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22. KIDS DESIGN - the land of nod

Just the one post on P&P today whilst I sort through yesterday's book entries. Today we have a celebration of all that's new at the Land of Nod. This season they are working with some great designers, all of which are familiar to us having been featured in the Print & Pattern books or blog. I love the way they seem to commission artists rather than produce designs 'in the style of'. We begin

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23. BEDDING - cotton on : kids

I seem to have been featuring plenty of children's bedlinen this week so I thought I would round things off with some Friday eye candy from Cotton On : Kids and 3 Suisses. We begin with the brand Cotton On : Kids which is a brand of Australian company Cotton On, who have stores all over the world. Here are some of their current designs that caught my eye with their bright colours and bold

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24. BEDLINEN - 3suisses

Our next range of eye candy comes from French label 3Suisses where you will find not some nice bedding prints for children but some interesting designs for adults too. As spotted online here.

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25. ILLUSTRATION - wee society

These beautiful illustrations are by Wee Society and form part of series of designs based on kids jokes called 'Wee Hee Hee's. Wee Society is a brand of children's products created by the team behind the design studio Office - Jason Shulte, Jill Robertson and Rob Alexander. They believe that you are never too young to develop an eye for design and that "sparking imaginations leads to big bright

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