winter water factory

winter water factory collaboration with Geoffrey & Grace

So happy to be introducing you to Winter Water Factory today. They are a Brooklyn-based company who design and produce screen printed textiles and organic children’s clothing. Designer Stefanie Lynen clearly has an eye for fun graphic prints, and draws her inspiration from vintage wallpaper and children’s books. Winter Water Factory only work with 100% certified organic cotton, and their range is designed, screen printed, and made in the USA.

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monthly voice – november

Monthly Voice - November on Geoffrey & Grace

I can’t believe it is nearly the end of November, it seems to have flown by. Only one post for me this week, as we have been a little distracted in this house by someone’s soon-to-be birthday. My husbands 40th is just around the corner, and this weekend we are having a party to celebrate. There will be friends, food and movies, and we are very much looking forward to having a house full.

Here is the second ever monthly voice, with a little round up of our month, and what has been inspiring me throughout November.

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what she wore – vintage gingham dress

what she wore -vintage gingham dress

I haven’t done one of these posts for a while, but we both love doing them and I’m planning to do more. Bought this beautiful vintage blue gingham dress from a lovely shop in a town not far from us (details are at the bottom of the post). They are launching an online shop soon, so no matter where you are you’ll be able to browse and buy their gorgeous wares.

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handmade doily collar dress

handmade Geoffrey & Grace doily collar children's dress

Here is Bailey in her handmade doily collar dress. I completed it a while back, but have only just had a chance to take some photos of Bailey wearing it. I really wanted to share some photos of it all finished as I think it’s just lovely (even if I do say so myself). If you missed the earlier blog posts about doily inspiration and the doily collar, then you won’t know that the dress is made from a vintage table cloth – which was thrifted from a charity shop – and a vintage doily, that was my Grandma Peggy’s.

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vintage shop love – Lori and the Caravan

vintage blouse - Lori and the Caravan

If you are fond of vintage children’s clothes – like I am – then you are bound to love Lori and the Caravan. Lori has a great eye for finding fantastic vintage pieces for little ones, from cute baby knits to toddler dungarees to pretty floral dresses, there is a wealth of lovely things to choose from.

Before christmas I ordered this beautiful blouse for Bailey, which I have stowed away for her birthday next month.

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