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Item of the day: Jane Churchill's Nursery Tales

We invite all expectant mums to start cooing. And for the rest of us, be prepared to be catapulted into an enchanted existence inhabited by the likes of round-faced trains and anorak clad bears. Jane Churchill’s new range Nursery Tales is a collection of fabrics, wallpapers and sumptuous trimmings guaranteed to delight adults and children alike. It's the product of collaboration between the design leaders of Jane Churchill and the renowned Knightsbridge Children’s emporium, Dragons of Walton Street, and is motivated by some of literature's most celebrated characters. Envisage a little girl’s room bedecked in delicious gelato colours with overhead polka dot bunting and miniature tea sets. Open story books, where narratives spring to life on the walls, linen and embroidered frills, chronicling yellow bears, loveable tiggers and matriarchal rabbits. Think ticking stripes with colour coordinating spots, checks and bright prints to make this a patchwork room of fictional dreaming. Boys are treated to the same indulgences with nautical appliqués complete with flags, stripes, stars and maritime motifs. Coloured with dollops of reds, gradients of blue and creams, this offers a tasteful solution to the decoration of children’s bedrooms. Following in the same colour vein, the Paddington Bear collection showcases this iconic bear alongside London’s landmarks in embroidery, print and two different kinds of wallpaper. Neutralised with block colours and simple linens, this is the perfect refuge for all lovers of slugs and snails and puppy dog tails. For more information on products and exporting visit or email