This year, above all others, has been a year where the holidays mean LOVE to me even more than usual. Our family has gone through a lot of heavy emotions during 2014, and it has been a year where we have all realized the fragility of life and how much love we have been surrounded by. Some of the items that I find keeping me afloat, and that I am holding close to my heart, are personalized pieces with true meaning behind them. I thought I would share a few of my favorite personalized gifts for the holidays. These items […] Continue reading →

novogratz giveaway

I’ve admired the Novogratz family for years now. If you’ve ever seen 9 By Design, you’ve most likely fallen in love with Robert and Cortney Novogratz and their seven children. Not only do they have incredible style and a knack for creating stunning spaces, they’re also very down-to-earth. Recently, this power duo made an announcement that I am so thrilled to share with you! The 9 by Novogratz Collection for Walmart is a budget-friendly line of bedding, bath and home decor. You’ll find bed-in-a-bad sets that start from $70 (!) as well as gorgeous throw pillows and afforadable furniture pieces. […] Continue reading →


With Baby #3 on the way, I’ve been scouring Etsy and other handmade shops to find the perfect art prints for baby girl’s nursery. There are so many amazing shops out there, offering everything from watercolor and screen prints to letterpress and printables. Here are 6 great Etsy shops for adorable nursery art prints…   The adorable little lamb art print on your left is from Gingiber. Gingiber offers adorable animal prints – perfect for a girl or boy’s room. In the middle you have a modern Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star print is from Hello Friday Designs. They offer mod […] Continue reading →

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kate spade gifts

Kate Spade designs some of the cutest accessories and fashions for women, her styles quirky and whimsical. We’ve featured many of her products on Child Mode including some of her infamous diaper bag. Today, we’re showcasing their baby line with some adorable gift ideas for your little one. A regular fork and spoon will not do because everyone knows they have personality. I vote for all spoons and forks to have faces. Who’s with me? Available through She doesn’t put some flowers on a plate and call it a day, no, Kate Spade goes over and above adding cutesy […] Continue reading →


It’s funny how art, decor or something as simple as a pillow can completely transform a room. I came across a company on Etsy today that really piqued my interest. The Lego American Hero’s pillows includes Batman, Ironman, Superman, Spiderman or Superwoman. Another fun style featuring Batman and Superman! You can choose to purchase this as a cover alone or together with the insert. These ones are made from high quality linen with a hidden zip on the side. Ironman and Batman in a completely different style. Both the Batman and Superman style as well as the Spiderman pillow are […] Continue reading →


Hoping to raise a brood of tiny travellers? Wanting to inspire a little wanderlust into the lives of your little ones? Check out some of my favourite travel themed prints for the nursery and add a pinch of worldliness to baby’s room! A pretty stellar life motto, if you ask me! Check out this cute print (available in a variety of colours) via Sockeye Designs. Wise words — and a beautiful piece of art! This one comes to us from Gus And Lula. Baby’s first language lesson! This colourful print is available via Loopz! I love the calming colours and […] Continue reading →

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I’ve seen plenty of bean bags for a child’s room, but these take the cake. Hoopla Room is a shop that I just recently learned about and they offer a fabulous collection of super cute decor items, storage and accessories for kids. Their bean bags are hilariously cute and unlike any that I’ve seen in the past.  The strawberry cone bean bag pictured above is my favourite! Adds a taste of summer to your room during these dark and cold autumn days! Made in Spain, this Wooufies Bean Bag is made to look like a bag of candy, right down to […] Continue reading →