The Juniper Tree


Fairy Garland Set November 2, 2010

Filed under: Eco-friendly Toys — junipertree @ 1:38 pm

We love this new dress up set, made of 100% wool and silk.  The lavender silk is detachable and the leaf garland is adjustable so it can be worn either as a crown or as a cape that wraps around the neck. The garland and 2 bracelets were felted in a fair trade co-op in Nepal. The set sells for $28.


German Bird Tree Puzzle February 19, 2010

Filed under: Eco-friendly Toys,Games & Puzzles,Wooden Toys — junipertree @ 11:47 am

Beautiful colors, a cool design, German made. Tree stands 9″ high and sells for $38.


Compact Castle Playsets from Germany

Filed under: Eco-friendly Toys,Games & Puzzles,Wooden Toys — junipertree @ 11:43 am

Yet another great new playset. 2 sizes of castle playsets are available. Endless configurations, and like the dollhouse set below is a puzzle to reassemble when kids finish playing. The larger one (shown below) is 10.5″ wide x 7″ high x  2.75″ deep and is $65. The smaller set is 7″ wide by 5″ high x 2″ deep. It sells for $52.


Doll House & Furniture in One!

Filed under: Eco-friendly Toys,Games & Puzzles,Wooden Toys — junipertree @ 10:52 am

These are the coolest doll house sets. Doll house & furniture all in one! And a perfect puzzle at cleanup time. $58. Made in Germany. Measures: 6″ tall x 8.5″ wide x 2.75″ deep. Dolls sold separately.


Branch Furniture Sets for Our Amazing Tree Houses December 11, 2009

Filed under: Eco-friendly Toys,Gifts under $25,Small Gifts,Wooden Toys — junipertree @ 4:39 pm

The tree houses have attracted a lot of attention in both the store & on the blog. There are 2 different styles: the tree house cottage & the build your own tree house, which comes in large or small (shown above). Not only are they naturally beautiful but children can rearrange change the tree houses into many different configurations! Tree houses range in price between $88 and $154. Check out the branch furniture sets that go in tree houses (or other doll houses). Furniture sets are between $16 and $32 for either a bedroom set or a living room set- and come in 2 different sizes, for larger or smaller doll or tree houses.


Favorite Gifts Under $15 (Part 2) December 10, 2009

Filed under: Eco-friendly Toys,Gifts under $25,Small Gifts,Wooden Toys — junipertree @ 2:33 pm

The new palm fiber rattlesnake shown above has been really popular ($14). Several colors of rain sticks shown below. And the cute frog rolling stilts (great for developing balance) are just $13.50!


Beautiful U.S. Made Classic Toys

Filed under: Eco-friendly Toys,Special Order,Wooden Toys — junipertree @ 2:19 pm

Not only are these marionettes beautiful, but they’re also American made & well priced! A hand crafted marionette for $39! We have a set of these on display in the store & we’re taking special orders for any we sell out of. We have pinocchio, lancelot on a horse, a siberian tiger & several others.  Display stands are $15.

We also have a new line of unpainted wooden toys from Kentucky. The grasshopper pull toy below ($32) makes a great clicking noise as it’s pulled. From this toy supplier, we have a great selection of mini trucks & cars (for $3 to $6) as well as really unique items like the large river boat boat pull toy shown below.