Seems like only yesterday you painted the nursery in the palest of yellows. Now your baby’s zooming a Tonka truck up those eggshell beauts.
Time for a change?
Trine Andersen of San Francisco’s Ferm Living thinks so. A new mom herself, the Danish designer just added a line of kids’ wallpapers, decals, and pillows to her collection. Tot faves like trippy owls and barreling buses will score big with any capricious little client.
Our nominee for a keeper: a 60-inch tower of barn animals that doubles as a height chart.
Looks like the writing’s on the wall.
Available online at fermlivingshop.us.
Cupcakes for a Cause
What: Nationwide sweet-a-thon benefits CancerCare for Kids; make your own e-cupcake online or purchase fresh creations at local outposts, with profits benefiting the charity.
Why: It’s the icing on the cake.
When: Thru Sun.
Where: Signature treats at Kara’s Cupcakes, 3249 Scott St., b/t Chestnut & Lombard Sts. (415-563-2253); Sibby’s Cupcakery, 716 S. Railroad Ave., b/t 7th & 8th Aves., San Mateo (415-613-4373).
What: Annual Halloween fest offers pumpkin decorating, face painting, and a pirate school.
Why: Get your spook on.
When: Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Children’s Fairyland, 699 Bellevue Ave., at Lake Merritt, Oakland (510-452-2259).
Vunce upon a Time Reading and Signing
What: Local scribe J. Otto Siebold ventures out in the daytime to share his new tale of a vegetarian vampire.
Why: What the neck?
When: Sun., 1 p.m.
Where: The Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., b/t Cole & Clayton Sts. (415-863-8688).