Support local and give your little one something special with these five Oregon-made baby items.
The Silly Daisy sensory toy is a hit for teeny hands learning how to move. This Portland-made crinkle paper is sewn with biodegradable crinkly paper enveloped by cotton and soft minky fabrics. The 7-inch-by-7-inch square is surrounded with ribbon tags that your baby will love to chomp on. $18.
We all know babies wear a lot of onesies. But this one, designed in Portland by Genuine Portland Articles, might just be one of the coolest she’ll wear. Bold and bright block letters spell out “Portland,” allowing your baby to rep her city. Well, for at least as long as it’s clean. $26. Available in three sizes at Tender Loving Empire.
Every baby needs a good blanket. And iconic, woolen blanket company, Pendleton has them covered, literally. The 157-year-old company sells heirloom-quality crib blankets. Made from virgin wool and available in classic Pendleton patterns and colors, this blanket is sure to be the perfect snuggler. $99.50
Losing — and forgetting — the pacifier. It’s a never-ending struggle. This soft, yet durable pacifier clip from Sparrow and Bean is here to help. Handmade in Oregon from food-safe silicone, this rose clip comes in 23 colors, from mint to red to mustard. Sparrow and Bean also makes a great teething toy as your baby gets older (which owner, Stephanie Bean also makes). $16.
Let these fun, plucky babies remind you just how great our city is. Portland Baby by Barbara Kerley — who also calls Portland home — and illustrated by Josh Cleland, is a charming, 22-page board book that you won’t mind reading night after night. $8.95.