Good Stuff Cheap: the best deals for kids’ favourites
Your tyke’s room can work without cramping your style or extending your credit line. Here, a kid-approved collection of cheap thrills
A paper-cut-out-inspired pendant light, $120. Kids at Home, 2086 Queen St. E., 416‑698-9726.
Pint-sized giraffe-print seat and matching ottoman, $100. HomeSense, select stores, homesense.ca.
Fake poodles! Buy time before you have to give in and get the real thing, $139 and $149. Urban Barn, select stores, urbanbarn.com.
For the global explorer, a planet on a rug, $12. IKEA, various locations, IKEA.ca.
Stash clutter in this purple-vinyl storage piece, used here as a bedside table, $30. Bouclair, select stores, bouclair.ca.
Light up the room with an angled-neck lamp, $25. IKEA.
Orange-alert alarm clock, $2. Jysk.ca.
Kid-safe, cordless critter night light (on floor, bedside, and being tossed in the air), $17 each. IKEA.
A solid-wood toddler bed for any kids mattress, $174. Kids at Home.
Graphic-patterned bedding prints are as unfussy as they are affordable, from $40 for a duvet and pillowcase. Bouclair.
A washable velvety brown throw, $29. Urban Barn.
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One thought on “Good Stuff Cheap: the best deals for kids’ favourites”
A $140 fake white poodle that doens’t do anything for my kids room is not what I would call cheap or a great deal. Also given that vinyl often contains pthalates (to make it soft like fabric), lead and cadmium it is not the kind of ‘good’ thing I would want next to my kid or anyone elses as they slept in their bed.
Great deal on that alarm clock though!
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