Could there be an occupation more delightful than being the artist behind a line of children's stuffed toys? Florence Wetterwald, a French-born designer, has created a menagerie of dolls for Blabla. Check out the photography on their website:


I first noticed these charming characters, handknit in 100% cotton in Peru, at Room6 in Deep Cove. You don't want to know how long it took me to select just the right one for each of my kids last year. But I think I got it right: Bubbles for Saskia, Lemonade for Leif, and Lollie for Ariana.