Looking for a great place to buy an interesting gift for a younger child and want to support a burgeoning Quebec enterprise without having to endure a shopping excursion? Then check out the Montreal-based minibulles.ca, launched in May 2011. This online children’s boutique carries carefully selected items crafted by French and Quebecois artists and artisans, with many articles being made by hand or of organic materials.
I especially love the rubber boots to color, both a very necessary accoutrement and a project that any small person can be proud to show off while splashing through spring puddles. And I must confess to some tender feelings upon seeing the darling, bohemian mini-suitcases in vintage floral prints. The little decorations, such as a mushroom or rabbit light, quilts, fabric and flag garlands, and restyled vintage furniture, are original finds that can complement many different types of kid bedrooms.
Moms are not left out! If you need a gift for a new mom, check-out the pillows, organic play mats or gorgeous hand-knitted blankets. The Montreal showroom is open during the week and all items on the website are in stock and ship within 72 hours.
Charming and efficient, just like your dream child!