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Capretti Contemporary

Sophisticated contemporary furnishings are hot in European nurseries and we are seeing a major influence in our American-made nursery furniture designs. Capretti’s euro-inspired  Milano Collection offered by PoshTots is a great example.

Capretti combines superior materials, innovative design and expert construction to craft a collection of convertible cribs and other furnishings that last a lifetime. Their designs may be modern, but every single piece is proudly manufactured by Midwestern Amish craftsmen! Who says you can’t have new designs with old quality craftsmanship?

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{Capretti Pieces} – Milano Convertible Crib – Milano Double Dresser

Clean lines are accented with a wonderful curved base giving this crib a unique look for any nursery. Add a great looking upholstered rocker to the mix, simple graphic linens a fun graphic rug for the floor and you are on your way to creating a simple and sleek, yet ultimately stylish look for your nursery. This is collection is perfect for mixing and matching, so have fun.

It’s time to give yourself the best of both worlds with Capretti’s high-quality craftsmanship and unique designs! You can view all of our Capretti furniture here.

 

Orange You in Love with Young America?

Newsflash, this just in… orange is a new neutral! It is one of the hottest new colors for 2013 and it’s popping up everywhere from runway fashion to home furnishings and interior design.

Orange you enjoying orange and the spring color trends? We’re loving the color palette of navy, orange, bright green and a hint of gray.

Want to go bold in your kids’ rooms? Orange is the perfect color and it’s great to mix it with other colors. Start with selecting one wall as your main focal point in the room.  Paint a wide navy and white stripe (or another neutral like dark gray) on our focal wall. The contrasting light and dark colors provide visual interest and anchor the room. Next, select painted furnishings to add interest and pops of color. Have fun with orange painted accessories, lighting, art and pillows.

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Young America Products: Slat Bed – myHaven Double Dresser – Taylor Student Chair – Dana Low Bookcase – Dana Writing Desk – Ollie Round Mirror

Discover the Young America collection of custom children’s furniture that suits any child’s personality and every home’s unique style. All pieces are crafted with time-honored techniques ensuring heirloom quality, color customization, durability and safety. YA is one of our best-selling children’s furniture collections participating in the current Room Sale.

Purchase a bed or crib from this top-selling collection; when you purchase additional furniture items you’ll receive $100 off the bed or crib and $50 off all subsequent items (valued at $250+, Items must be within the same collection).

See the entire collection here.

Call a Design Consultant for this special offer and also receive a $75 gift certificate toward a future purchase. Our designers can help you select great décor accessories to round out your room design. They’re here to help! 866.767.4868 (toll-free) or [email protected].

Make it a Posh Patty’s Day!

With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, we’re going gaga for GREEN! Every hue can brighten a room for both girls and boys. You and your little leprechauns are sure to love our Posh Patty’s Day products and fun facts to get in the spirit. Try your luck and see where these Irish-inspired pieces take you.

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{Knowledge Tree Bookcase} – According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the highest number of leaves found on a clover is 14!

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{Muse Child Sofa} – Ireland is associated with the color green because it is known as “The Emerald Island.”

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{Revenna Regency Four Drawer Dresser} – Legend says that each leaf of the clover means something: the first is for hope, the second for faith, the third for love, and the fourth for luck.

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{Springtime Coverlet} – Many Americans will pinch people not wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day. Tradition says wearing green makes you invisible to leprechauns, who will pinch anyone they see.

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{Pleated Green Chandelier Shade} – The name “leprechaun” has several origins. It could be from the Irish Gaelic word “leipreachan,” which means “a kind of aqueous sprite.” Or, it could be from “leath bhrogan,” which means “shoemaker.”

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{PPB Gardens in Glasgow City Carryall} – Over 94 million people plan to wear green on St. Patrick’s Day.

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{Bailey Rocker} – Driving a vehicle that is a Bright Yellow Green says that you are trendy, whimsical, and lively. Just like a leprechaun!

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{Green Bouquet Knob} – In Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day, people traditionally wear a small bunch of shamrocks on their jackets or caps. Children wear orange, white and green badges, and women and girls wear green ribbons in their hair.

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{Green Innocence Toile Royal Glider} – One estimate suggests that there are about 10,000 regular three-leaf clovers for every lucky four-leaf clover.

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{Country French Daybed} – How the color green affects us physically and mentally: 1.Soothing 2.Relaxing mentally as well as physically 3.Helps alleviate depression, nervousness and anxiety 4.Offers a sense of renewal, self-control and harmony

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{PPB Organic Olive Snuggle Git Set} – Don’t forget to dress them in green!

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day from everyone here at Posh!

AFK Inspired Design

Anxious to take advantage of our awesome, ground-breaking, savings offer on the Art For Kids Collection (details at bottom) , but don’t know where to start? Let our Lead Designer, Patty Grogan, lend a hand! Her daring designs and helpful hints are sure to give you inspiration for any room.

Gender Neutral Nurseries: Pale pinks, blues, and greens are popular choices when it comes to color selections, but you can easily get locked into boy/girl specific colors. With so many great choices of fabric, wall coverings and paint, colors can take a room to the next level. Like pink? Make it coral with a pop of teal blue. Want a blue hue? Goodbye baby blue, hello navy. Add brighter greens and a pop of orange. Mix in patterns by trying a fun patterned wall covering on one wall and paint the other walls a complementary solid.

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AFK Products: Vintage Circus Table and Chair Set –  Nautical Child’s Rocking Chair – Gold Trimmed Crib

Going Beyond Pink and Lavender: Your little girl has grown out of the pink, cutesy animal character print on her bed and now it’s time for an update. Start with a sophisticated, yet sweet, French-style bed in cream or white.  When selecting colors for her room, try using a fresh, feminine color palette in soothing teal blues and pale yellow. Select a geometric contemporary wall covering as a focal point for one wall adding interest and complementing, not overwhelming, the overall feel of the room.

For furniture, bedding and decor continue with cream/white, pale teal, soft yellow and add an unexpected pop of black – she’ll love it!

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AFK Products: Bonne Nuit French Armoire with Caning – Marcheline Night Table – Veronica Seven-Drawer Versatile Dresser – Limited Edition Vintage Shelby Barbie Print – French Twin Bed

Daybed Design:

Daybeds can be a great alternative to a standard bed in a boy’s bedroom or girl’s bedroom. This bed style is also great in nurseries as a place for parents to rest and in playrooms for sleepovers, especially when the daybed as a trundle.

Daybeds can float in the room as a centerpiece and make a style statement or can be placed in front of a wall, which gives a casual living room feel and takes up less space in a room. Color flexibility is a great attribute of daybeds as well – there are many wood and metal finish options as well as fabric options for upholstered daybeds – which are so very popular now.

Try a contemporary style daybed, select a neutral base color and add lots of bright or patterned pillows to spice it up. You can change your style anytime by just replacing the bedding, pillows and other accessories.

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AFK Products: Derbyshire Bed with Trundle – Nearly There Old English Rugby Art – Struggle For Possession Old English Rugby Art

Art For Kids creates beautiful, hand-painted furniture and accessories. The collection features soft hues and antiqued finishes and lends a gentle, artistic touch to your home. From contemporary stylings to the ever-popular Bonne Nuit collection featuring French details like molding and caning, this line offers something for every designer taste.

For a limited time, buy one furniture item and all other coordinating furniture items are 15% off!

See the entire collection here.

Many finishes and hand-painted motifs are available. Design consultants are ready to assist you with custom orders at anytime, call toll-free 866.767.4868 or email [email protected]

The Glider Guide

When selecting a glider there’s a lot to consider – size, style, color/pattern and long-term use. Yes, that’s right – long-term use. Gliders and rockers have outgrown the nursery. With so many styles, from double gliders to recliners, you can repurpose the comfy seat from nursery to guest room, living room, media room; it can play a supporting role to your other furnishings in any room.

If you’re having twins you may want to consider a chair and a half or two gliders. Call a smartly styled NYC loft home? Select a smaller glider that saves space and still provides plenty of comfort.

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Some guidelines from the ultimate trusted source, Consumer Reports:

  • A comfy seat. When you’re testing models for your wish list, sit in the chair and glide away. That’s the best way to tell if a chair’s seat fits you comfortably. Have your spouse try it out too if both of you will be using it. Get a glider with a generously wide seat and arms that won’t hem you in. Both these features are especially important if you plan to use a nursing pillow. And with a baby on board, you’ll need the room.
  • Springs under the seat. You may find four small springs that secure a bottom piece of fabric to the chair frame. That’s good. The underbelly of the seat shouldn’t be just fabric glued to a frame. You won’t have much support or shock absorption.
  • A warranty. If you choose a glider, you’ll want to know if the bearings, which run the gliding mechanism, have a warranty. They get a lot of wear over time. With gliders, ten years is a good warranty length, although a lifetime warranty is better.

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Some guidelines from OUR ultimate trusted source, PoshTots Lead Designer, Patty Grogan:

  •  Size. The size of the glider should be determined by who will be sitting in it. Which parent will be doing the feeding at 2am? Keep space in mind too, is there enough room to recline? There might only be enough room to rock!
  • Comfort. Keep comfort in mind by checking out the seat depth as well as the seat and back height. Ask yourself if you want it to recline, as many hours will be spent in this chair.
  • Design. When selecting the style, color and fabric design, coordinate it with your nursery color scheme but do not go crazy with color or pattern because you want the flexibility to be able to coordinate it with the next stage of furnishings for your child. Also, selecting neutral colors and simple patterns will allow you the flexibility to move the glider to other rooms in your home.
  • Long-term Use. Try to select a chair frame and fabric that coordinates with design style of the rest of the rooms in your home so you have the option to reuse it. If your furnishings are mostly traditional, stick with a traditional frame style with a simple tone on tone pattern. If your style is more eclectic or more contemporary, stick with simple clean look in neutral tones and solids, this will also work if your home is designed with bright bold colors and patterns.

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Now that you know how to select the perfect glider, hurry and get yours before the sale ends! Happy Shopping! Check out the gliders here.