Im Denise, the colour lover behind all things Huggable Home.
I love to create cosy, rainbow hued home accessories and baby gifts. I am a mum, chauffeur, chef, nose wiper, chief hugger and therapist to 4 busy kids. Besides the obvious loves of yarn and colour, I love home décor, a good book, wine and I’m a sucker for a murder mystery or crime tv show.
Rainbows are at the heart of Huggable Home and while I absolutely love the vibrancy and colours, this decision runs a little deeper. My rainbows are inspired by my rainbow babies. Rainbow babies are babies born following a loss during pregnancy, birth or infancy. Huggable Home began as a hobby, and honestly a form of therapy following the full term still birth of my son in December 2010. Picking up a kids knitting set during the darkest period of my life, has turned out to be one of the greatest decisions I have ever made. Rainbow babies bring so much hope, happiness and love into a family, they truly are magical beings. So its my absolute pleasure to bring a little bit of that magic and joy in my creations.
My baby blankets are made with the softest, most durable acrylic yarn on the market. As a busy mum I know that practicality and durability are tip top of most mums requirements for baby items, so my blankets are machine washable at 30. They are a generous 36” x 40”, so will take a child from newborn, through toddler naps, to preschool snuggles on the sofa. Each blanket is hand made by me and I give each one my absolute care and attention, to create a quality product every time. They make a wonderful gift for a new baby, that will stand the test of time. My blankets tend to sell out fast, so if you see one you like, dont wait on it.
I have combined my own hand made products with a carefully curated range of colourful and cosy homewares. There isn’t a single product in the collection that I don’t love and each one has been chosen by me. Im inspired in my searches by the desire to create beautiful cosy corners full of fun for you to enjoy some family time. Visions of movie nights, cosy reading and fun family time are at the core of the Huggable Home mission.
This year has seen the development of my first products manufactured at scale just for Huggable Home. It has involved a whole lot of time, learning, and new skills. Im not great with risk taking so its taken a huge amount of tears, deep breaths and annoying questions to friends who are far more experienced in this area than I.
The vision for Huggable Home is growing all the time and we have some pretty big goals for the year ahead, I would love if you would join us on the journey. You can keep up to date by following us on all the usual social outlets @huggablehome, or join our email list to be the first to know about new plans.
If you have any questions about Huggable Home products, please let me know and I will respond as quickly as possible.
If you've made it this far then you deserve a treat, stick the kettle on or pour yourself a glass of wine, you earned it.