Say Hello to the Holdie House...

Moving house just got a whole lot more fun with the gorgeous Holdie House from Olli Ella! Not only fun but also stylish this portable dolls house is sure to be a favourite with big kids and small...

With a sturdy, lightweight frame, and a leather handle with brass hardware, the Holdie House can easily be toted about by toddlers and children, and works with a range of toys.

You can find this beautiful house for sale at The Gathered Store.

08 Nov 2017
Holdie House
Olli Ella
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The Gift of Giving with Tutu Du Monde

Magic is in the air with these stunning Christmas Gift Sets and These Little Treasure Dolls from Tutu Du Monde! Twirling their way into Christmas stockings this season these gorgeous pieces will make gifts that will be cherished by your little one for years to come...

Collaborating with These Little Treasures these gorgeous Tutu Du Monde gift sets include a costume piece, matching accessory and divine festive gift box. They are the perfect pieces to place under the Christmas tree and the perfect piece to gift.

To complete the dream, little girls can dress like their dollies in their same frothy tulle dresses. Little Treasure dolls are 45cm tall, (a lovely size that makes for a real 'companion' for a child), have delightful hand painted faces and feature delicate little gems and diamantes to match their mummas.

Head over to the Tutu Du Monde website to shop this gorgeous range.

05 Dec 2016
toys
tutu du monde
christmas

Rainbow Gift Guide

We are getting pretty excited about Christmas here at Little Gatherer!!! So we have filled our store - 'The Gathered Store' with an array of goodies for your minis. Here we have pulled together a Rainbow inspired gift guide for all those lovers of colour...
1. Scented Mini Markers. 2. Nailmatics Kids Nail Polish. 3. Linen Elephant Placemat - Pink. 4. Gold Dream Catcher Mobile. 5. Bear Placemat in Powder Pink. 6. Mini Bear Headband. 7. Meri Meri Temporary Tattoos. 8. Needle & I Ice Cream Softie. 9. Pop Ya Tot Baby Clip in Pink/White Spot. 10. Pretty Brave Espadrille on Soft Pink with a Glitter Toe. 11. Kiko+ Tanabata Star Dominoes. 12. Oh No, George! by Chris Haughton.
Head over to the store to see more of our wonderful gift ideas. x

04 Dec 2016
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gift guide
christmas
rainbows

Polka Dot Club * Misha + Puff

What do you get when you put Polka Dot Club and Misha + Puff together... ABSOLUTE cuteness is what! We are in beyond in love with the gorgeous holiday collaboration between these two amazing brands...

Lovingly handmade in Peru, the heritage brand of teddy bears and stuffed animals will now be dressed with scaled down beautiful Misha + Puff merino knits! Inspired by traditional craft, each piece is handmade with patience and care using only natural fibers and natural plant dyes.

The Polka Dot Club X Misha + Puff holiday collaboration grew out a reverence for each other's work and a deep consideration and care for the way their designs are made. "We believe in making beautiful, functional pieces to last forever. Each day, we create the world we want our children to live in. Everything counts. This is our way we contribute to the world."

This beautiful range is available now from Polka Dot Club and Misha + Puff, but make sure you get in quick as there is limited stock available.

18 Nov 2016
toys
christmas

Summer Daze...

We have found the perfect possie for summer days and sandy adventures with this AMAZING Beach Box Cubby from Castle & Cubby...

Born out of a desire to create an inspiring and individual space for their new son Jethro, Kellie and Jonathan created their first Castle & Cubby space. Reminiscent of their own childhood the cubby was created out of old apple crates and boasted its own sandpit and veggie garden! The perfect place for little imaginations to run wild.

"A few years ago one thing lead to another and we started making cubby houses for friends. Their encouragement and our excitement at a repurposing lifestyle lead us to do more. So we started this little business, the business of creating quirky things from recycled stuff for cool and funky little people with BIG imaginations. We are still passionately creating and building outdoor play spaces for Melbourne families."

Staying true to their ethos, all of the timbers are sourced locally and are 100% recycled and untreated, making them completely safe for little folk and their big imaginations. And the cubbies are also a perfect way to show children what magic lies in throwaway items that have been labelled rubbish.

This stunning Beach Box is just one of the many amazing designs from this beautiful brand. Head over to Castle & Cubby's website to see more of their wonderful spaces. I am thinking of getting a slightly larger one in the back yard this summer with a big 'No Kids Allowed' sign on the front...

15 Sep 2016
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cubby

The Lovely Lauvely

Discover the lovely world of Lauvely. A world that is lovingly knitted and then stuffed with fun by the very clever Laura Cima. A charming collection of characters inspired by two different universes... the fascinating world of the Circus and the fantastic stories of mermaids and pirates. Get ready to take a step into your imagination with a Lauvely sidekick by your side...

Living in Gijón (in the north of Spain), Lauvely designer Laura spends her days creating toys to be treasured by your little ones. Carefully handmade the whole collection is knitted with 100% lambswool and delicately embroidered one by one, making each toy unique and full of personality.

You are sure to fall in love with this gorgeous team of characters... The little Gelsomina, the smiling Zampano, the adorable Monking, the sweet Isadora, the cheerful Jack and an array of gorgeous mermaids. This unique bunch appeals to both children and adults alike, and are sure to become treasured pals who will be handed down for generations to come.

In fact we love Lauvely so much that we have a range of these wonderful toys available for sale now over on The Gathered Store!

07 Sep 2016
toys

Candylab Toys

Get ready to drive off into the sunset in one of these AMAZING Candylab cars! Born out of a desire to revive the glamorous '60s American modernist vibe with a batch of contemporary wood toy designs, Candylab is making a name for themselves in the car scene - both big and small!

As a proudly crowdsourced company born three years ago on Kickstarter, Candy lab creates toys that are elegant, durable, and simple, allowing children to create their own stories with toys that will stand the test of time.

"As artists, designers and parents we draw on many influences, not least of which are our deep love of classic American Cars and the craftsmanship spirit of mid-century artisan furniture designers."

And now they are back on Kickstarter with three new cars, modernist building blocks to create an entire universe, and the hope that the new campaign will help launch Candylab’s very own manufacturing facility in the US! Jump over to their Kickstarter page to support this awesome brand and have some very cool cars turning up on your doorstep soon!

23 Aug 2016
toys
cars

A Trip Down Memory Lane

We are suckers for a children’s toy range that bring a modern twist to some traditional classics. So it is no surprise why we have fallen very hard for the brand new range from Such Great Heights. Aptly named ‘The Nostalgia Collection’ this fresh new gathering of toys takes you on a marvellous trip down memory lane to a time when you yourself were playing wooden toys and dollies on a shag pile rug...

The 5 piece timber toy range has been designed in appreciation of the authentic shapes and superior craftsmanship of toys from simpler times. Contemporary colours and unexpected textures are cleverly woven through the story to bring continuity to this distinctive keepsake collection

Adding to the nostalgic romance of this collection is the fact that it has been designed by the very clever Such Great Heights and brought to life by an amazing little working group on the Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia.

So, if you’re a sucker for beautifully designed and exquisitely crafted homewares you must head over to the Such Great Heights website and fuss over the range for yourself.
If you’re in Australia access the store here.
For international readers, head here.

11 Jun 2016
homewares
toys

Avakai Twins

Even though there are some pretty creative toys out there, we are big believers in simplicity and that the best toys leave room for our little one’s imagination to run wild. After all, they will always come up with something far more interesting than us adults! Introducing Vai Kai, a truly inspiring company making intuitive and connected wooden toys...

These gorgeous little dolls are called ‘Avakai Twins’ and are not only beautifully crafted but that also have 7 interactions and 12 expressions to offer up your children during an afternoon of play. Your little one will hear them laugh and even sneeze and snore.

Being twins they also communicate with each other. Working like an ingenious modern day walkie-talkie, the dolls are perfect for connecting you with your little grommie when you are away.

Bluetooth enables the two Avakai dolls to talk to each other for a distance up to 50m and from the other side of the world if you connect via the app.

And how is this for cute? When the twin Avakai dolls get closer, you can feel their heartbeats going faster! They also respond to each other's calls. With these superpowers, it is really fun to play countless games like hide and seek and treasure hunt, all with the added twist of connectivity.

Read more about the dolls and the amazing company here.

02 Mar 2016
toys
pastel
technology

Gift Ideas for Little ladies

1. Mini Gardening tools from Moulin Roty. 2. Wild Heart wall decal from Hello Little Birdie. 3. Settlement Mid-Volume backpack from Herschel. 4. Tree tops from Areaware. 5. Fresh fish in crate from Le Toy Van. 6. Deer tee from Rylee & Cru. 7. Gold toadstool lamp from Heico. 8. Raindeer from Down To The Woods. 9. Glitter crown from Numero 74. 10. Lime green car from Kiko+. 11. Wooden car from Kiko+. 12. Sand Play Set from Green Toys. 13. Backcountry stool from Kalon x Nico Nico. 14. Jumbo coloured pencils from Flatout Frankie.

15 Dec 2015
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gift guide
christmas

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