Award Finalist, Designer Nursery in 4 Days, Hello 2013!
2012. The year Beyonce had her baby, as did Robbie Williams, Adele, Mark Owen, Alex Reid to name a few celebs who had the joyful experience of becoming parents, in many cases for the first time. There are few things in life that compare to the immense feeling of the pure, protective love that a parent feels for their newborn. We are so thankful for the many clients that invited us to share in their special experience by having us design and supply their gorgeous baby nurseries. Interestingly we had more baby girl nurseries than boys, a few twin nurseries and a good number of gender neutral baby nurseries. We served customers in Japan, UAE, USA, Australia, South Africa and Singapore which are just some of the countries that we ship to. The Pantone colour of the year was Tangerine Tango, a spirited reddish-orange which was to 'create the energy and verve needed to move forward'. [caption id="attachment_792" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Orange Baby Nursery"][/caption] One of the highlights of the year was our award nomination and shortlist of Business of the year by Precious Awards. [caption id="attachment_796" align="alignleft" width="162" caption="We were shortlisted!"][/caption] The awards ceremony was held at the Waldorf Hilton in London and was indeed a glamourous event. We didn't win the award but had the pleasure of meeting some very successful business owners, television personalities and MPs. A memorable event was when we were given the task of creating a presidents baby nursery...in 4 days! Our typical customised nursery takes a minimum of 6 weeks and can stretch to 3 months, depending on what's being done. 4 days was a feat and we are overjoyed that we were able to accomplish that. This year we launched some new lines including these fabulous Leather Changing Bags by Sugarjack, not surprisingly it has already become a hit with celebs like Una Healy, Jodie Kidd, Jenni Falconer and Kate Silverton. We are currently still buzzing from the news of the Royal baby, yay! More on that later :) Thanks to 50 shades of Grey we are expecting a baby boom in 2013, there has already been a surge in demand for baby nursery furniture and bedding; these babies are due in the first quarter of the year compared with this time last year. We want to use this opportunity to say a big thank you for being a part of our journey in 2012, we wish you a happy new year and all the best for 2013, we are very excited at what we have planned for the new year, watch this space! Love From all at Punkin Patch Interiors