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Expert tips on transitioning from cot to ‘big’ bed

Expert tips on transitioning from cot to ‘big’ bed

Sleep is a funny thing. For us, it's something we LOVE and high fives are furnished on whomever has clocked up the most hours of sleep the night before a big work day. But the wee ones in our loves seem to have a much more complex relationship with sleep, often battling against it (why baby, why?! it’s so good!). One of the big milestones in the world of snoozing is, of course, the transition from cot to big girl / boy bed. But it’s a decision that should not be taken lightly, as the wonderful Sleep Teacher Kristy (a...

Insider's guide to a long weekend on the Mornington Peninsula

Insider's guide to a long weekend on the Mornington Peninsula

Thinking of heading down to the Mornington Peninsula for the long weekend but not sure where to wine, dine, and soak up the sunshine? Alex gives us her locals guide to a weekend on the “Ninch”.   FRIDAY Many LittleWelcome! Ease on in with dinner at Many Little in Red Hill, the casual bistro in the ever-growing Polperro empire.  Try the fish tacos – you can thank us later.   SATURDAY Hot Hut Start the morning off right with a yoga sesh. Our favourite is Hot Hut yoga studio – a wee little spot that will get you to slow...

20 Podcasts to sink your teeth into this Summer!

20 Podcasts to sink your teeth into this Summer!

Here at Kip&Co we have well and truly jumped aboard the podcast bandwagon. From pop culture and art, to crime and politics we truly believe there is a podcast out there for everyone! Whether you're a podcast junkee or wanting to dip your toes into the audio world, we have something for you. So pop in your headphones and sink your teeth into our top 20 for 2020 Podcast roundup. (Click on each image for a link to the podcast!) 1. The Design Files Talks TDF Talks is a fortnightly podcast, featuring conversations with noteworthy Australian creatives,  from designers, artists and...

Christmas Styling with Chyka!

Christmas Styling with Chyka!

We sat down with the original interior styling icon Chyka to get her tips on creating a colourful bedroom for the holidays ahead of her style workshop in Melbourne.  Chyka really needs no introduction, if you’ve been out to a party in Australia in the last couple of decades and it looked awesome, one of Chykas companies was probably behind it.  1. It’s well and truly the silly season. What trends are you loving for Christmas entertaining this year? Christmas to me is all about celebrating with family and friends. It’s about making your house look festive and happy and...

Christmas in the Kitchen with Alex

Christmas in the Kitchen with Alex

It’s not Christmas in my house if I don’t whip up my fam favourite egg nog! This is Jamie Oliver’s recipe and my long time favourite (after testing many!), I like to freestyle a bit by adding things like star anise, and maple syrup! Ultimate Eggnog Recipe Serves 8 3 cups (700ml) whole milk 1 cup (240ml) heavy or double cream 3 cinnamon sticks 1 vanilla bean pod, split and seeds removed 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg, plus more for garnish 5 eggs, separated 2/3 (130g) cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup (175ml) Bacardi Dark Rum, or bourbon In a saucepan,...

Kip&Co X Hunting For George Q&A

Kip&Co X Hunting For George Q&A

Kip & Co Q&A with Lucy Glade-Wright of Hunting For George   1. We’re so excited for the next chapter of Hunting for George. You and the brand are the like an amazing chameleon, morphing from destination online homewares store, designers and product developers, to straight-up addictive content creators. How did you plan for and find the time for these transitions and what was the lure of each?  Yeah we sure do like to tick a few boxes! My background is Communication Design so I have always created content and crafted stories to build or reinforce brand identities throughout my...

Interior Inspo with @TAPER_JEAN_GIRL

Interior Inspo with @TAPER_JEAN_GIRL

Today we are excited to be chatting to Sydney based lifestyle and interior stylistand all round gorgeous individual Tahnee Carroll. Hello Tahnee! You’re an interiors and lifestyle stylist. Can you tell us what exactly that means? Well to put it simply, I’m basically a glorified shopper/removalist, haha! But in fancy terms, my role is to create sets in which to style a brands product, I start by sourcing furnishings and accessories to create the perfect setting for those products, be it cushions or art or sofas and then we either build a set in a studio or create new sets at stunning locations. I...

London's calling and they've got roses for you...

London's calling and they've got roses for you...

Charlotte Jacklin has that enviable “it” factor, and because she's a proper Londoner, her "it” factor comes with a big bunch of roses and a good strong cup of tea in dainty china. Today, one of our favourite bloggers (check her out if you’re after a healthy dose of fashion, interiors, travel and all things floral) styles up her favourite pieces from the Pearl collection.  Yolk Tassel Throw Apricot Round Velvet Frill Cushion Bed of Roses Quilted Pillowcase 2P Set Bed of Roses Quilted Large Bedspread Garden Green Velvet Pillowcase 2P Set Native Linen Tablecloth Native Linen Napkin Set Native Linen...

Pearl Styling with @TEAMTONKIN

Pearl Styling with @TEAMTONKIN

Everything that interior stylist Melissa Tonkin (aka @teamtonkin) touches turns to gold and boy has she done it again! Styling up your new 'must have' bedroom look with our Pearl collection, this is one that we know you will want to add straight to cart!        Falling Leaves Velvet Tassel Cushion Cover  Teal Velvet Pillowcase 2P Set   Peony Rose Velvet Euro Cover   Click here to shop the Team Tonkin look!