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#1 Ally'smum

Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:57 PM

Not sure where to post this so putting it here.

Does anyone have any recommendations for unisex children's bedding?

I have been looking online but can't find any children's bedding that isn't strictly pink or blue.

I was hoping to find something that had a mix of colours, preferably big polka dots, I want it to be fun and colourful but not overtly girly. I wanted something a bit more stylish in DDs room while I still had a choice of colour schemes.

I have looked at Target, Kmart, Country Road, Adairs, H&M, Sheridan, Next UK, Pottery Barn, Marie Claire and I can't find anything!

I am happy to buy from overseas, or adult neutrals but I was hoping for something more fun.

#2 Queen Yoda

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:03 PM

Have you tried Spotlight?

#3 Copacetic

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:04 PM

Ikea has big polka dots at the moment.

#4 noi'mnot

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:09 PM

Yeah, I was going to suggest Ikea too. I haven't found anything elsewhere that was unisex and kiddy.

#5 MrsShine

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:14 PM

Etsy!

Lots of custom options for bassinets/cots too you can pick your fabric and its made to size. Can also get matching change mat covers crib skirts etc. too original.gif

#6 fifi-trixibelle

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:15 PM

I think Pillow Talk has a couple? They're perhaps not listed as 'children's' but they'd definitely be appropriate and fit what you're after?

This for example:
http://www.pillowtalk.com.au/product/WEB-B.../Talk-PT-Sienna

Edited by fifi-trixibelle, 03 February 2013 - 03:16 PM.


#7 happyvegemite

Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:25 PM

I got some gorgeous ones from Myer. I am not sure of the brand but they are a super soft blue stripe (with a white base). They have a really vintage feel to them. My DD and DS share a room and we had white linen on the beds but felt with white walls they blended. Happy with the super soft blue stripes  biggrin.gif

#8 Feralmummacat

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:06 PM

What about this polka dot one from Myer

http://shop.myer.com.au/shop/mystore/licor...ittles-bedlinen

#9 Girlo

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:14 PM

QUOTE (mummacat @ 03/02/2013, 05:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>

That is super cute!! That's got my vote!

#10 HIH.GD.Isolabella

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:22 PM

We have the Gro stay on bedding (you could use normal Doona inside)

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Gro-Grobag-stay...=item2c6b70bc5c

We have Jolly Day out in both DDs and DSs rooms.


Edited by lsolaBella, 03 February 2013 - 04:24 PM.


#11 monochrome

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:27 PM

I have found unisex children's bedding in Target and Ikea.

#12 FeralFemboside

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:37 PM

It's not for children specifically, but if you'd consider flannel (and I mean gorgeous US flannel, not crap Australian flannelette) try LL Bean.

You can buy fitted, flat, pillow cases and doona covers separately and make up your own set and the colour range is big. And they have some lovely plaid covers, patterned ones and even quilts.

American bed sizes are a tiny bit different, but I've never had trouble even with fitted sheets.

I've found them very reliable mail-order for buying from Australia. An order that once didn't show up they sent again in full and when the box eventually came they didn't ask for the original to be returned.

#13 HIH.GD.Isolabella

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:42 PM

LLBean are wonderful to work with. I order clothes and when one pair of pants had a small fault they sent out a new pair and did not request faulty ones returned.



#14 FeralFemboside

Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:49 PM

lsolaBella, I think that's probably because as a genuine mail-order company they live or die by doing properly by customers buying through the post. Another good thing on their site is the customer reviews - they've always been very accurate in my experience for describing how well the fit works on clothes etc.

Edited by Sydneyside, 03 February 2013 - 04:51 PM.


#15 cuddlebud

Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:46 PM

If you're looking for online stores, I've used www.baby-bedding.com.au The bubba blue playtime set is fairly neutral.




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