November 25, 2014

Baby Rhino Nursery Sources: Part One

Our email inbox is full of questions about this room. It seems we left out some coveted items on our source list (we’re looking at you vintage rocking horse), so we whipped up a quick post dedicated to all the sources right here in one place. We’re so happy the spaces we create are inspiring folks beyond the walls our prints hang on–when we came up with the concept for The Animal Print Shop Nursery Project, that’s exactly what we set out to do.

The shelves are coming up next week in Baby Rhino Nursery Sources: Part Two.

The Animal Print Shop by Sharon Montrose

July 30, 2014

Products We Love: Fabric Mobiles.

Bring a token of the outdoors in, with these handmade mobiles crafted from linen, cotton, and leather. With their soft branches and liberty-print leaves, colored stars and crescent moons, we can’t imagine a prettier addition to a nursery, or a more magical introduction to nature.

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July 9, 2014

The Sweetest Softies.

In our opinion, no nursery’s complete without dolls designed for cuddling, so as a follow-up to last month’s accent pillow round-up, we’ve put together a collection of top-quality toys made from materials like organic fleece, eco-friendly yarn, sheepswool, and alpaca. We call them softies, and we’re smitten. (We guess that makes us softies, too.)


May 20, 2014

Round Up: Nursery Pillows.

It’s a problem we’ve encountered on repeat: every time we set out to design a nursery, we look high and low to find accent pillows that are sophisticated, yet mixed with a bit of sweetness and whimsy. We figured we weren’t the only ones, so today we’re sharing a few standouts from our search, which include pinwheels and polka dots, mushrooms and mountains, spunky stripes and forest friends. Here’s to sweet dreaming.nursery-baby-room-pillow-roundup


April 29, 2014

Products We Love: Whale Tissue Holders.

This season, we’re turning to these wooden whale tissue holders to help combat our colds and allergies (all of us at the shop have been hit with the cold that’s been gong around!). Made by hand and available in an array of spring colors, they’re just what the doctor ordered. (Plus, the boxes come in a variety of animal shapes, including elephant, dinosaur, rabbit, or pony.) Consider us cured.

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April 1, 2014

Products We Love: Wooden Pendant Lights

Built from hoop pine timber, these apple-shaped wooden pendant lights by Mutated Creatures come accented in white, orange, green, or watermelon pink. We think they’d be perfect in a nursery, a living room, a dining room, a foyer – come to think of it, any room would be made better (and brighter) by their presence. 





February 26, 2014

Products We Love: Ocean Swept.

Built by an “East Coast girl with a California spirit,” these all-natural driftwood shelves are right up our alley, embodying simple, clean sophistication (minus the stuffiness). Available in three sizes, the shelves are an ideal platform for displaying treasured knick-knacks, travel souvenirs, or, perhaps, your favorite print from the Animal Print Shop. (We think Macaw would be perfect.)



January 23, 2014

Products We Love: Verre by Julie Burton.

Julie Burton may be best known for her exquisite handmade glass jewelry – earrings, bracelets, rings, and necklaces – but we’re particularly fond of these graceful, multihued trees, with roots anchored in sleek walnut blocks. In her work, Julie adheres to the philosophy that “simple is elegant and less is more.” She’s a woman after our own heart.


See more of Julie’s jewelry and decor at Verre by Julie Burton. 

January 13, 2014

Products We Love: Studiomama.

They may have been made from scraps destined for the dumpster, but these quirky, personality-packed animals – dubbed Offcuts by Danish designer Nina Tolstrup – are more treasure than trash.

The Animal Print Shop by Sharon Montrose

The pieces used to make the figurines were leftovers from a project involving repurposed wooden pallets; Nina, one half of design house Studiomama, saw faces among the scraps and began building. According to the Studiomama site: “[The animals] consist of different odd shapes with nail holes and random cuts – each with their own personalities.” Their humble beginnings, we think, make them all the more lovable.

The Animal Print Shop by Sharon Montrose


November 7, 2013


Legendary Scandinavian design house Lucie Kaas is behind these tiny wooden figurines, dreamt up by Gunnar Flørning and Harry Vedøe in the 50s and 60s. There’s a beech wood pelican and a Siamese cat, a wide-eyed sparrow and a playful baby elephant available in oak and teak.

The Animal Print Shop by Sharon Montrose 

The Animal Print Shop by Sharon Montrose

The Animal Print Shop by Sharon Montrose

The Animal Print Shop by Sharon Montrose

We think they’d make a great accent for a nursery, a fine fixture for the mantle of a fireplace, or – even better – a sweet stocking stuffer come Christmas.

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