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Introducing...Cheryl Rawlings

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Introducing...Cheryl Rawlings

What's not to love about our most recent addition to the West Stanton family? Cheryl Rawling is an insanely talented mum-of-two based in sunny Suffolk in the far East of England.  Cheryl first caught our attention on Instagram, where she boasts an impressive following of over 11,000 fans who flock to her page to 'like' her most recent images. Clean, monochromatic designs and strong graphical shapes and romantic lettering sum up Cheryl's doodling style and it's just our cup of tea. We caught up with her for a super quick Q&A so you can all learn a little more about her... ...

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Things to not say to a pregnant woman...

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Things to not say to a pregnant woman...

The thing about pregnancy is, you can never really know what it's like unless you're pregnant. Read this folks and think twice.    “Were you trying to get pregnant/Did you plan for this?” Do you mean, "Do I have unprotected sex with my partner?". Why is it okay to ask that? Would you have asked me a month ago before you knew?  "I Feel Pregnant, Too!" Unless you are actually carrying a child in your uterus as well, then no, you don't feel pregnant. Shut Up. "You're Huge." Now you might get a punch for this one. Maybe I am...

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Introducing... Modern Burlap

Introducing... Modern Burlap

Modern Burlap comes to us straight from Texas in the USA. Started just over two years ago, Modern Burlap was born after owner/creator (Samantha) sort out to create the very best blanket for her first baby.  Built on a shoestring budget in their family's barn, Modern Burlap was created and shot to instant fame on social media - and who wouldn't see this one coming? With quirky quotes and powerful prints, it's hard to not fall in love with these organic muslin swaddles. Black and white swaddles are more than just design choices. High-contrast, black and white patterns enhance baby's...

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How to Swaddle...

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How to Swaddle...

STEP 1 Start with a swaddle blanket in a diamond position. Fold the top corner down to create a triangle. Place your baby in the middle of the blanket with their arms at their sides, shoulders below the top of the blanket and head slightly above the top of the blanket. STEP 2 Starting with one side, place your baby's arm relaxed but slightly bent next to their body. Bring one side of the blanket across their chest and tuck it securely under their body - snug but not too tight.  STEP 3 Bring the bottom of the blanket over...

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Introducing... Nature Bubz

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Introducing... Nature Bubz

We are thrilled to have our first brand in store already - Nature Bubz! One of the first brands to believe in us, Kate and her team have been working tirelessly to create our teether toys as quickly as possible and get them shipped all the way from Australia for you!  Kate and her team at Nature Bubz design, create and source modern, minimalist and stylish products for babies. Herself a busy mother of 4, wife and creative designer, these products have been developed to fit in with their lifestyle; to be modern, minimal and aesthetically pleasing.  The focus is on creating quality products,...

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