Oh, Instagram brands. You make us feel a little naughty with all your perfectly styled shots and uber cool pieces available for delivery with just a few scrolls and a couple of clicks.
Well, prepare to add a whole lot more to your Christmas wish-list; I thought I’d share a few of my recent buys (shhh, don’t tell my husband).
In my defence, most of these gorgeous pieces were under $50 and will make great gifts for expecting mamas, new bubbas and, of course, your little one’s first Christmas.
Oh, and another thing to keep your mind off your dwindling PayPal balance: many of these small businesses are locally owned and operated by mamas, just like ours, so you can rest in the knowledge that you are supporting small, and helping spread a little love to the little guys this Christmas (which really means so much!).
The lucky recipient to most of my haul has been my best friends new addition, and my favourite tiny newborn, Ziggy. I really couldn’t resist myself, when 0000 looks that damn cute, how can you not add it to the cart?!?!
- Two Tykes @twotykes
My all time favourite colour and gender neutral, so works so well for both boys and girls. The little Zig-man has been wrapped in this organic beauty nearly every day. It’s a little larger in size, and the softness and quality make it well worth the $32.95.
- Hello Little One
Kitschy cards available from local Florist or Gift Shop $6
- Arlo & Co @arloandco
Keep it personal and unique this year with these on trend and very original tree ornaments. The perfect piece to have each of your loved ones represented on your Christmas tree year after year. Made with natural Bamboo so safe for your little one and built to last. Priced perfectly at only $15.
- Hyde & Seek @hyde_andseek
Capture and share your little babes milestones and memories from 1day old up until their 1st birthday. Made from lightweight timber and with gorgeous designs and monograms, these are definitely one of my faves. $70 includes the first week and each month for baby’s first year.
- Children Of The Tribe @childrenofthetribe
The Cowrie Shell Necklace / Bracelet is the perfect accessory for free-spirited little people, gorgeous gypsies and beach boys alike. $19.95
- Spell Designs @spell_byronbay
We have been waiting for this “Little Gypsy” line to drop and, oh my, every piece is just divine. Not knowing the gender of baby before they arrive is no problem, as all these designs are perfect for boy or girl, made with super soft and lightweight modal and of course with a little boho print to complete the whole vibe. Body Suit only $24.95.
- Boho Sundays @bohosundays.au
This was one of the first pieces purchased as I really can’t say no to a little tie dye; and when it includes a shibori print like this, there is no way I could resist!Something a little different and a little original for your little ones nursery and handmade with love. $45
- Mixed Metal Markings @mixedmetal_markings
A personalised name disc that’s stylish and special for both you and your little one. My boys have to compete with me on who gets to where these charms, stacked together, on their own or on your babe, a gorgeous little keepsake, handmade and only $25.
- Toms @toms
Although we couldn’t find the exact match now, these thoughtful pieces are all part of an amazing movement by Toms #oneforone, with each pair of shoes purchased buying a pair for a child in need. That alone makes these soles special and a true Christmas gift.
- Chekoh @chekoh_babycarriers
Of course we think our wraps and slings make the perfect pressie for Mums and Dads. It’s something for baby too, everyone can enjoy the cuddles this Christmas.
- Sweet Child Of Mine @sweetchildofmineclothing
A little rockstar cool for your cutie, this sleeveless onesie is built for an Aussie summer and priced at only $29.95