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littlealouette

Wood toys, wood teethers, safe infant toys, blocks

Columbus, Ohio · 6745 Sales

littlealouette

Wood toys, wood teethers, safe infant toys, blocks

Columbus, Ohio 6745 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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About

little alouette & us

Little Alouette reinvented a way of thinking of natural toys. We breathed life back into the wooden teething industry by creating the first modern and fun shapes that the country had seen in a long time. Modern families want natural {old school} toys but they want them funky and gorgeous and safe. We do that at Little Alouette. We do it best.

Over a decade ago a handsome British boy and an Ohio lass met and fell madly in love at first site in a sleepy university town. The boy was a classically trained master carpenter and the girl a writer with a bit of wanderlust.

They worked together creatively through the years on many projects involving woodworking as they restored and remodeled homes together. The boy taught his love about trees on their land in the country and how to use power tools and the girl read poems to him while they worked. They started a sweet family & began creating wooden toys for them.


They decided to share these wee wooden toys with the world and Little Alouette, LLC was born over hot steaming mugs of cocoa in during a cold cold winter.

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Shop members

  • Scout

    Muse + Toy Tester

    Scout loves milk + toys + his pacifier.

  • finn

    Muse + Toy Tester

    Finn loves bubble gum + books + his bike.

  • blaise

    Muse + Toy Tester + Model

    Blaise loves Lego + fruit leather + playdates.

  • amy

    Owner + Mother Hen

    I am a poet who loves toys. I keep the ship headed in the right direction.

  • joe

    Owner, Maker, Designer, The Handsome British Carpenter

    Joe is a master carpenter who loves making beautiful objects with his hands. He has been a furniture maker + now makes gorgeous little toys.

Shop policies

Last updated on August 7, 2013
Hello you beautiful thing.


Thanks for stopping by and checking out the wood for wee ones here on Etsy.
Little Alouette is so pleased to have you. We make each piece with love. We are a custom bespoke wood toy shop- not a factory.

//Natural teething toys//
Do you guys use paints, varnish, or stains?
NOPE! All we ever use is non toxic organic flax seed oil
Wood is anti-bacterial& non-allergenic!
If you want raw OHIO hardwoods- just let us know.

//HOW DO I CARE FOR THIS SPECIAL TOY?//
Each toy comes with a gorgeous wee wood care guide!
It will give you information on how to keep that toy ready for future generations.
I wanted to share a few tips with you though::
If your toy seems to dull and become a bit rough with drool and chomping- just take a fine grit sanding pad and bring it back to life. It is that simple. Also- you can use any organic flax seed oil to finish or yr own beeswax! Follow the directions {simple} on the care card and this toy will be around forever! xo

❝Each product is made by hand and usually all the wood is surrounded by cups of tea, laughing children, and disco music so each product will come to you infused with love and bliss!❞

We have three sections:

Little Alouette babies and lil ones
Middle Alouette bigger toddlers and up
Big Alouette ADULTS only

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
  • Money Order
Payment
Payment is expected at time of purchase.
WE ACCEPT PAYMENT DIRECTLY THROUGH ETSY NOW.
Credit cards here + no need to leave to go through paypal.
We still accept paypal + money orders + local checks
If you have a problem with payment or need help- just holla. We are here to assist you. I will cancel the order and relist if you don't get with us within 48 hours.
Shipping
Most of the time everything in our shop is made to order. We are running at about a 1-5 business day turn around time. If you need something for a special occasion quickly, please contact us as we are in love with you all and try our best to accommodate. Please convo us for shipping upgrades or special requests.
Refunds and Exchanges
Convo us within 3 days refund less shipping.
We want you to be happy.
Happy is the way to be.
Additional policies and FAQs
Note about character of wood//Wood grains varies from shipment to shipment- and each of our products are one of a kind and vary vary slightly from photographs.

YES WE WHOLESALE.
wholesale [!at] littlealouette.com

C O N N E C T
email // amy at littlealouette dot com
Blog // www.littlealouetteblog.tumblr.com
Twitter // www.twitter.com/littlealouette
Facebook //www.facebook.com/littlealouettetoys
Mamas Blog: www.doobleh-vay.blogspot.com