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About Michelle

Michelle is the owner of Bellini Stamford and the bean's closet, an online baby gift boutique. She is also a contributor to http://www.projectnursery.com. She resides in Bergen County NJ with her husband Craig, 2 children, Stella & Nate and Soft Coated Wheaton Ellie.

Training a child to ride a two wheeler ranks on my list of favorite things to do right above going to the dentist. When I finally got my 7 year old to ride, my sights were set on my 31/2 … Continue reading


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Pajama Party

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As promised here are the final results of my daughter’s 5year old pajama party with decor by The TomKat Studio.  With 11 little girls in pajamas and pink candy everywhere I would say it was a huge success. Due to … Continue reading


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Let’s party…with tomkat

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My daughter’s 5th birthday party is next weekend and despite my better judgment I opted for an at home party (yikes!).  Martha Stewart, I am not,  so I turned to an expert on the subject to help me with the … Continue reading


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Nostalgia never looked so good

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Just when you thought there would never be a creative solution to your child’s artwork overload or ever growing collection of clothes, we found The Great Remember.   Brooklyn-based artist, Lisa Waltuch, the brainchild behind the concept, creates commemorative pieces of  … Continue reading


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MOMMY MICHELLE: Favorite Finds

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This is a new category of posts I will be doing where I take off my retailer gloves, put aside the therapist hat and tell it to you straight from one mom to another. In this post I have put … Continue reading


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As the holiday season approaches, I am always on the hunt for luxurious gift items for the little people in our lives.  Here are some of my favorite over the top finds…stay tuned for my favorite gifts under $20, coming … Continue reading


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The Neutral Nursery

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So many of my clients choose not to find out the sex of their baby.  While the surprise is fabulous many of them struggle with the decorating aspect. While green, yellow and even blue have been used as a neutral … Continue reading


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We all dream of the perfect nursery for our little one, but in these difficult economic times we need to find ways to be fiscally smart as well. Finding ways to make your nursery unique, personal, stylish and easy to … Continue reading


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If you are anything like me, you planned your nursery, obsessed over every detail but still feel like it could always be BETTER.  A never ending work in progress if you will.  Without doing a total redo here are some … Continue reading


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All that sparkles…

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This post is inspired by my summer Bellini window…sparkle, sparkle and more sparkle.  We found a great company that does amazing wall decor in fabulous glitter shapes. Twelve timbers glitter shapes add a little fantasy to any room.  Perfect when … Continue reading


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