We are now onto the second room reveal for our Palm Springs inspired house, Palma Soleada. The first room reveal, our Master Bedroom, was a huge hit and I have no doubt that this next reveal will receive the same overwhelming feedback!
What room is it you ask?
Well, of course, it’s the play room! The place where Ari and Chloe spend the most of their time. So much mischief making and cheeky plotting happens in this room.
As with the Master Bedroom, we worked with Katrina from De Vere Design Co, who is a complete wizard at interior design, conception and styling.
Here’s a note from Katrina….
When planning the playroom we had such a lovely large space to work with! It can be quite a daunting task taking a large space and creating a sense of comfort in a play room. So we zoned the room , creating little play pockets around specific types of play that were also interchangeable with other areas in the room. We began with a very natural pallet of white and rattan, and then layered upon that with pops of soft colours and loads of texture in our cushions and floor rug. We worked with current interests the kids have like dressing up, playing Mum’s and Dad’s, reading, and of course open space to still make a beautiful mess in. What I love most about this space is that Natalie and Ryan can also relax in here with the kids, there is loads of space to unwind and enjoy each others company.
All of the photos in this blog post were taken by the talented Empire Art Lifestyle.
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Flash Cards – Bambini Wellness – Avi’s A to Z Flash Cards
Book – Nature Crowns – Do You Dream?
Artwork – Bambini Wellness – Custom Art My friend Zemma is the Mama behind Bambini Wellness. The love and passion she puts into all of her artwork amazes me. I love the colour in this custom painting and feel it brings the whole area together.
Frame – Ikea
Baskets – Ikea
Pom Poms – When Crafting Is Life
Assortment of books and soft toys from our collection
Canopy – Little Kidz Closest – Numero 74 Canopy Single Bed Drape White This was my favourite addition to the playroom. This whole area is so stunning. I love to sit under the canopy and watch the children play.
Star Garland – Sweet Little Dreams – Numero 74 Falling Star Garland Gold
Wall Decals – Sailah Lane – Cacti, Larry Lama and Lucy Lama Sailah Lane have a beautiful range of stick on wall decals. Some I have even used and moved three times, that’s how amazing the quality is!
Palm Cushions – Garzie and May – Peachy Palm Kantha Euro The owner of this gorgeous store is actually a friend of mine. She has a stunning range to suit many areas of the house.These cushion covers are exceptionally comfy.
Velvet Palm Cushions – Hello Trader – A La Velvet Pink, A La Velvet Green
Assortment of Cushions – Langdon – Monte, Fluer Square, Fleur Rectangle Every piece from Langdon has been hand woven in India, and this shows in how special and unique each piece is.Every purchase from this store supports beautiful communities.
Day Bed – Byron Bay Hanging Chairs – Arizona Lounger WOW, isn’t this lounger a show stopper! The playroom just wouldn’t the same without it, and it’s certainly my favourite area of the room.
Frames – Kmart
Table and Chair Set – Mocka – Hudson Mini Table Package This is the perfect stop for arts and craft, a small snack or doing puzzles. There is even spare chairs for friends.
Stools – Mocka – Husdon Kids Stools
Rainbow – Target
Other toys were from our collection
Artwork and Frames – The Birth Poster These are extra special pieces unique and personalised to our family. I think they make a gorgeous gift for a newborn baby. Each one includes details of our children at birth.
Tree of Life Garland – A market gift from my Grandad
Basket – Ikea
Dog Soft Toy – Peppa Penny – Tumblie Sheep Dog Puppy Peppa Penny has such a lovely array of children’s toys and clothing.
Ice Cream Truck – Kmart
Australia Puzzle – Love Tildy – Australia Shelfie Puzzle Each you from the Love Tildy range blows me away. The craftsmanship is simple stunning and I particularly love their Aussie themed toys.
Natural Wood Draw Set – Ikea
Wooden Car – Love Tildy – Luxe Collection Race Car
Basket – Baby Donkie – Olli Ella Piki Basket Baby Donkie is a go to for so many of my favourite brands. Their site is full of sweet toys and children’s clothing.
Felt Garlands – From our own collection
Bow Puzzle – Love Tildy – Bow Puzzle Mate
Swan Wheelie – Love Tildy – Mumma Swan Wheelie
Wooden Discs – Hello Fern – Announcement Discs
Floral Garland – Rhino Republic
Tree House – Kmart
Xylophone – Target
Clothing Racks – Bubble Gum Royal
Dresses, customs and accessories are from our existing collection
Pink Pillow – Castlery
Book – This Sweet Life (Me) – Remember Mama
Pom Pom Garland – Milk Tooth – Spinkie Baby Pom Garland
Rug – Langdon – Fringe Rug Blush Isn’t the colour and design of this rug perfect. It’s so unique and I don’t think you would ever find anything else like it. The blush brings a pop of colour to the room.
Star Garland – Sweet Little Dreams
Hangers – Wild in Bloom – Little Bamboo Hanger
Bag – Baby Donkie – Olli Ella Minichari Bag
Rattan Dolls Furniture – Tiny Harlow – Bassinet, High Chair, Wardrobe Tiny Harlow is renowned for selling beautifully crafted children’s pieces. In particular their doll sets are not only beautiful to look at but play with too.
Rainbow Garland – Indie Weave – Custom Rainbow Weave I love connecting with small businesses on Instagram and this is no exception. The lovely lady behind Indie Weave has so much talent.
Pink Bunny – Peppa Penny – Tulip Bunny
Rattan Side Table – Poppies Little Treasures – Daisy Side Table
Dolls House – Olli Ella – Holdie House Olli Ella are a brand who are known by all for their quality pieces that stand the test of time. This dolls house is so special. It’s easy for the children to carry around the house and play with.
Basket – Sweet Little Dreams – Wicker Wall Basket Natural
Special mentions – A HUGE thank you Proud Poppy who dressed me for this shoot, I have a discount code for them as well. And Simple Threads who provided Ari and Chloe’s clothing.
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Byron Bay Hanging Chairs
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Poppies Little Treasures
Sweet Little Dreams
The Birth Poster
Wild in Bloom
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Lots of love,
*Disclaimer: Some of the items in this blog post where gifted or discounted in exchange for inclusion in this piece. Natalie Sullivan and www.thissweetlife.blog only endorses brands/items that her family uses, loves and highly recommends. To read the full disclaimer see here