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Bring A Dash of Storybook Whimsy to Kids’ Rooms

Modern bedroom furnishings for the mini me

By Eric Mutrie

1 HERD MENTALITY

Fans of Dumbo and Babar will love this screen-printed wallpaper pattern by Sissy + Marley. Featuring pairs of elephants with love-locked trunks, it’s available in three colour options. $170/roll, at New Wall, 4635 Burgoyne St, Ste #12, Mississauga

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2 UNDER THE SEA
With her new Coast to Coast collection, Toronto designer Liz Eeuwes reimagines Canadian critters in the style of old-school video game graphics. This hand-woven wool cushion spotlights the East Coast’s snow crab. $120, at eeuwes.co

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3 ENCHANTED FOREST
Hollis+Morris introduces a smaller version of its signature Bellwoods clothes rack, resized for dapper tykes. Available in oak with black, grey or cream accents, it’s perfect for jackets and backpacks. $520, at Ella + Elliot, 188 Strachan Ave

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4 WORK FROM HOME
The slide-out desk built into Gautier’s hybrid Dimix gives kids a spot to write book reports, while ample storage provides space for school supplies. The particleboard design is available in white or chocolate. $3550, at Gautier, 230 Adelaide St E

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5 RUG RATS
These playful hexagonal carpet tiles by Kinder Ground are ready for toddler traffic, thanks to durable New Zealand wool. A natural tree-rubber non-slip backing keeps your configuration in place. $3945 for 7 pcs, at 2modern.com

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6 MOTHER GOOSE
Keep the dark at bay with this oversized night light by Belgium’s Egmont. Modeled after the animal kingdom’s nursery rhyme matriarch, it’s made of super-tough moulded resin and includes a 10-watt bulb. $220, at Advice from a Caterpillar, 8 Price St

Originally published in our Summer 2015 issue as Child’s Play.


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