Author Archives: PBK Editors

Summer in Full Color

By PBK Editors

Summer has launched at potterybarnkids.com and we’re brightening up with our favorite colors of the season! See how we’re settling into warm weather with coral, aqua, neutrals, navy and green.


Cheery tones make coral a perfect color for summer. Shop our favorites above, or visit our Shop by Color feature to see more.


Splash right into aqua this summer and add a perfect pop of color to any room! We love the aqua looks above – check out more in our Shop by Color feature.


This summer, classic neutrals are anything but ordinary. See some of our favorite neutral looks and get inspired by our Shop by Color feature.


From navy to indigo, blue makes a bold statement! Shop some of our favorites above, and see the rest in our Shop by Color story.


Spring for green with pieces that are preppy and bright. We love the looks above – discover more in our Shop by Color feature.

Visit potterybarnkids.com to shop all of our favorite colors for summer!

Color of the Month: Coral

By PBK Editors

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Celebrate sunny days with warm neutrals and one of our favorite colors for summer: coral. From a cool friend in sunglasses to global-inspired bedding, this cheery girl’s room brings it all together – and Sherwin-Williams Coral Bead SW6873 adds the perfect finishing touch.

1. Let your little one dream of far-off islands and warm summer days under our Elyse Bedding.

2. Add a tribal touch with feathers in white and coral with our Feathered Art Decor.

3. Our designer doll Sicily is ready for the sun with a pair of shades and a beach-ready outfit.

4. Our classic Anywhere Chair gets a summer update with graphic blooms in our Vivian Floral Anywhere Chair.

5. An antique touch like our Brynn Side Table gives the room a rustic touch.

Are you looking forward to decorating for summer? Visit potterybarnkids.com to shop our favorite summer colors – and visit our Design Services page for a special $15 offer from Sherwin-Williams.

Hello, Spring!

By PBK Editors

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Today is the first day of spring – and it’s also the 45th anniversary of The Very Hungry Caterpillar! To celebrate this special day, we’re hosting a special Instagram giveaway, and you could win a $100 PBK gift card. Here’s how!

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To enter the contest, simply:

1. Visit a local store to snap a picture of your child next to our butterfly backdrop, or take a photo of them at home dressed as a butterfly.

2. Follow @potterybarnkids on Instagram, and post your photo with #pbkbutterfly.

Read the official rules here, and learn more at potterybarnkids.com.

Up, Up and Away Party Ideas

By PBK Editors

Plan your next party with a few details that will whisk your guests up, up and away! We love all things magical, and these hot air balloon party ideas are just the thing to create the perfect celebration.

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A simple but whimsical cake topper – like this Hot Air Balloon Cake from Project Nursery – says “party” with colorful sprinkles and a handmade touch.

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Have some fun with a DIY Balloon Photobooth from Oh Happy Day. Pictures as charming as these will create lasting memories for years to come.

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Your little guests will be ready to fly away with these Hot Air Balloon Sugar Cookies from Amy Atlas. For a simple recipe to recreate this look, see our cookie recipe on Design Studio.

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Set a few goodies out on the table with this Hot Air Balloon Centerpiece from BasicGrey, which is made with colorful strips of decorative tape.

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Decorate with a simple sewn garland like this one from Hostess With The Mostess.

For more party ideas, visit Design Studio and get inspired.

3 Yummy Green Things

By PBK Editors

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! In celebration of all things green, we’re sharing three fun after-school snacks perfect for making today.

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Lucky for you, these Shamrock Tortilla Chips from Sweet Little Peanut are both healthy and easy to make! With some creamy guacamole or a “rainbow” salsa, little hands will love dipping these fun chips on St. Paddy’s Day.

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Little leprechauns will love this Green Shamrock Shake from Handmade Charlotte. With plenty of healthy omegas and a sweet creamy texture, it’s as tasty as it is good for them!

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Your little ones will think they’ve found the pot of gold with these Money Cakes from Oh Happy Day. With a fun topper and surprise center, this St. Paddy’s Day treat will be something they’ll remember for years.

Looking for more recipe ideas? Visit Design Studio to get inspired.

 

A Reason to Celebrate Science

By PBK Editors

Not only is today Pi Day, it’s also Albert Einstein’s birthday! We’re celebrating with a few fun science activities perfect for sharing with kids. We love these ideas from Katherine Marie‘s blog – you just might find a new favorite yourself.

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Create your own little Einstein with this idea, adapted from Spoonful.

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Katherine Marie shares her version of color explosions using baking soda and color-tinted vinegar.

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We love this separated tray of items from the Sink vs. Float test.

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Last but not least, a surefire kid favorite: the Mentos Geyser.

Do you have a little scientist at home? Share your favorite science activities in the comments below!