Win art from Norwegain artist Annika

My dear friend and talented Norwegian artist Annika is having a give away on her blog in order to celebrate her blogs 1 year anniversary! Help her celebrate by not missing out on this great opportunity to win a piece of high quality contemporary art. Visit her blog annika.no and follow the simple steps to have a chance to win. Oh... Last day tomorrow -so hurry up! Photo: Annika

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Unbeliveable soft baby blanket

This comforting and snuggly blanket from Norwegian designer Lilleba has a beautiful design, choose between pastel blue or pink. It's made of Bamboo and it's breathable, it’s absorbent and it’s naturally antibacterial and as a bonus it’s super soft to touch. We think this makes the perfect blanket! Contact the UK agent M & I Agencies for more information and list of retailers. Photo: Lilleba...

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The summer dress has escaped the closet

What a wonderful afternoon! As soon as they came home from school the girls quickly changed into their new summer dresses, from Norwegian designer Dundelina. The girls ran outside into the garden whilst I made some Norwegian waffles. The picnic bag, filled with treats, was then sent carefully down from our balcony with a rope. The fabulous picnic feast were held underneath the garden table...

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Moods of Norway for children?

Moods of Norway is combining a strong Norwegian heritage with International trends, and intend to tell the exotic Norwegian tale through inspired and cutting edge designs. Both the Scandinavian Dad and myself have Moods of Norway in our wardrobe. I've heard rumors that they do children's clothing too, but have never seen it. However, I came across this picture on Facebook today, clearly showing...

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The secret of Norwegian nursing mothers is out

Dr.Lipp is an amazing multi-purpose balm especially created to relieve extra dry and chapped skin, which can help to reduce skin roughness by up to 40% in only one hour. Made from Medical Grade Lanolin, a dermatologically recommended ultra effective emollient. Originally used by midwives to relieve dry and sensitive nipples due to breast feeding. Dr.Lipp can also be used on any dry or sensitive...

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Dundelina goes to the sea

Dundelina's summer 2010 collection is finally here. Nautical is one of the hottest themes for spring summer 2010. However Dundelina have taken the nautical theme a bit further, as always in their playful and childlike way. Without compromising on high quality fabrics and romantic look. Dundelina clothing is available for girls between 3 and 10. The accessories, soft toys and books can be enjoyed...

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Spring and Summer news from Lille Barn

Lille Barn (Little Children) has managed to create yet a lovely collection in organic merino wool, organic cotton and Bamboo. The London based Norwegian talented and most charming Reidun Oliveira is the head designer behind the brand, and for her the quality of each piece and the love and comfort the child will experience by wearing it is what's important. She has also chosen to have all her...

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My Cinnamon Girl – Oslo

On my way walking up Bogstadveien, one of the main shopping streets in Oslo I spotted a new brand with it's own shop; My Cinnamon Girl. The designer Kari Thomassen creates romantic and nostalgic children's clothing, all designed and produced in Norway. The inspiration of the collections is sweet childhood memories. This is combined with soft fabrics and subtle colours. With details like patchwork...

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Highlights of Bubble London

Visiting the largest trade fair for children's clothing in the UK, Bubble, was fun and slightly hectic as it should be with lots of exhibitors showcasing their coming Autumn Winter collections. I've used a few days now to let it all sink in, and I would love to share what I found to be the highlights with you. I had a chance to inspect the shoes from PomPom. I had previously seen them online and...

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