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Lovable Robots

My New Robot at Fall Down Tree (via Cove Street)
When I was a kid robots were freaky, not cute.  Case in point, ever see Return to Oz (the much darker sequel to The Wizard of Oz)?  Remember the wheelies? I had nightmares about them for years.  Actually, I’m not sure if the wheelies were technically robots… the point being that robots these days are of the much more lovable “Wall-E” persuasion. And, since it’s Valentine’s day, I thought we should celebrate their newfound sweetness.
Popping up on everything from knit hats to bedding, these guys look less like emotionless hunks of metal and more like playmates for your little ones.  Click through for more of the mechanical adorableness of today’s robot and let me know how you like your robot, sweet or scary?
toys, totes, and books

 

  1. Blue Benson Mini Robot Sculpture at Robots Are Awesome.
  2. The Shapes of Things Puzzle at The Land of Nod.
  3. Matryoshka Bots by Anatomy of a Skirt (via lil magoolie).
  4. Beatrix Little Kid Backpack at Mini Jake (via babble).
  5. The Robot Book by Heather Brown (via Design Mom).

plushie

Robot plushie at wattlebird (via pinterest).
pillows & bedding

 

  1. Robot Pillow at LittleKorboose.
  2. Robo Bedding at The Land of Nod.
  3. Ferm living organic robot bedding set at fawn & forest.
    alphabet

    Robot Alphabet Poster at Creative Neesh.

      treats



      Mix and match robot cupcakes at hello naomi (via Hip Hip Hooray!)

      stationary

      1. Robot Friends Calendar at minted.
      2. Mr. RobotO Calling Card at Hatched Prints.
      3. Robot Thank You Notes and Sticker Set Girl at emily ann designs.
      4. Hello Robot 3pk Letterpress Greetings at Sweet Harvey LLC.

      clothes and hooks to hang them on

      1. Robot Tees from the Valentine Collection at Lil Blue Boo.
      2. Rusty Robot Hat Newborn at the fuzzy robot.
      3. Albert and Albert Jr. hooks, spotted by me at Kid Crave.

      fabric wall decals

      Retro Robots Reusable Adhesive Fabric Wall Stickers at mustachio.

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        { 5 comments… read them below or add one }

        Rae T. (Auqakuh) February 14, 2011 at 4:03 pm

        Sweet, scary – I love them all. What an awesome post; thank you so much for sharing all of that robot-y goodness. I’m bookmarking many of your links as fast as I can.

        Thanks again and have a great week! :)

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        Steph at ModernParentsMessyKids.com February 14, 2011 at 4:42 pm

        Hi Rae,

        So glad you found MPMK – have a great Valentines Day!

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        Tereza February 28, 2011 at 2:27 am

        Great post! so much fun robot stuff!

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        Anonymous June 3, 2012 at 2:11 pm

        Robot vs Human crisis averted, over and out.

        Reply

        juliemarg June 11, 2012 at 8:38 pm

        Great posting, My son love robots…

        Reply

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