The Little Humbugs – Vintage Inspired Children’s Art Give Away

archie and his kite matted

This give away has now closed. Thank you to everyone for entering and congratulations to Honor! An email is on its way to you with details of the prize.

Louise is the WAHM, based in Melbourne and the artist behind The Little Humbugs. Louise describes it as

Children’s art, that celebrates the innocence of childhood!!!

Louise creates prints (as shown above), invitations (as shown below) and other exquisite paper goods. Her inspiration is drawn from her love of vintage illustration and watching her own Little Humbugs enjoy their childhood especially when searching for the magical fairies that live under their gum tree!

Louise is giving away one print and paper goods to the value of $40 to one incredibly lucky reader of Planning With Kids. To enter simply head over to Louise etsy shop The Little Humbugs and then leave a comment below stating what print you would choose.

Now for the nitty gritty:

  • One winner will win a print and paper goods valued at up to $40.
  • The giveaway is open to Australian residents only.
  • You may only enter once.
  • Entries close at 5pm AEDT 16th February 2011.
  • The winner will be drawn randomly and announced on this blog post later on the 16th February.
  • Winners will be notified by email. If I don’t receive a response within 3 days, another winner will be drawn.
  • Good luck!! All the art work is so gorgeous, I am sure you will have trouble deciding what to choose!

You can also find Louise on facebook- The Little Humbugs. Here you can find out where you can see her work around local Melbourne markets etc.


  1. Kirsten says

    What a great website!! I love the “Girl in Red’ or “daydreaming” or….any really….lol

  2. Francine says

    Well done Louise – a beautiful set of drawings. My favourite is the Girl in red- I made the mistake of looking with my almost 5 yr old who has allocated each design to different friend!! I guess she struggled to pick a favourite just as I did.

  3. says

    I have an Archie, aged 4, and he just loves his trains! Especially blue ones. The Archie and his train print is PERFECT! The artwork is simply gorgeous.

  4. Jacci says

    I Love Archie and his train and Archie and his kite – so hard to find gorgeous prints for little boys rooms, and here they are!

  5. says

    The prints are just too cute! I can’t decide between Gone Fishing and Archie and his Train. I love this style of artwork for children’s walls.

  6. Ann says

    Oh wow – they are beautiful. I love Archie and his train and Friendship. The party invites are gorgeous too. Think we might be having a teddy bear’s picnic for my daughter’s upcoming birthday!

  7. Jodie Pentony says

    Archie and his kite would have to be my favorite. It matches the image I had when I gave a kite for Christmas, and then sadly learnt that reality does not always match expectations!!!

  8. says

    I love the girl in red as she resembles my 5 year old daughter who has just started Kindy. This would be a great gift for her for being so brave as she is very shy and takes a long time to make friends.

  9. Justine says

    Beautiful prints that recall my own childhood memories and experiences. With three little princesses of my own I am drawn to the divine girly prints, especially the tea party which is reminiscent of many an afternoon in our garden. The polka dot gumboots in Follow Me are fabulous! Thanks for the opportunity!

  10. says

    Looking at your beautiful paintings, I love “Archie and his kite”.
    Thank you for the opportunity…Would be lovely to have this in my son’s room. :)

  11. says

    Ooh, it would be a toosup between Archie and His Kite or Archie and his Train. I think I’d have to pick the train as my little boys LOVE trains!

  12. Bronwyn Johnson says

    Just gorgeous prints and invitations – I would choose Girl in Red – matted because my daughter’s fav colour is Red and her favourite thing to do is go on the swings!

  13. Nadia Boermans says

    What a fantastic competition! The Little Humbugs art work is simply stunning and i would be more than happy to own any of the prints! My favourite at the moment is ‘Follow Me’. x

  14. renee says

    archie goes fishing and archie flies a kite are my picks! All of the work is truly lovely and timeless. I say the ‘archie’ ones, as I have a little 2 year old boy, but the girls are just stunning too!

  15. Kate says

    My pick is Archie and his train. Maybe because my 2 year old is a tad obsessed with trains right now

  16. theona d says

    they are all so beautiful – they remind me of Winnie the Pooh pictures which my kids are really into right now, and so it’s very hard to choose but love the stella with the balloon and girl & gander – but they are all so beautiful! Congratulations!

  17. Lani Kennedy says

    I know a little girl who loves red…. so girl in red would be a lovely surprise for her birthday…thanking you xx

  18. Heather says

    Love the Teddy Bears Picnic I have a little girl who would love this, she loves The Teddy Bears Picnic record, and plays it all the time,

  19. Raymond Evans says

    I had red gumboots as a young boy. They were my favorite thing to wear. Love “Archie and his kite”

  20. tracy says

    I love Archie and his train. It reminds me of pictures I have seen of little boys back in the 50’s

  21. Josie says

    Puddle Duck reminds me of a fond childhood memory – my bright yellow raincoat, searching for snails in the rain, bucket in one hand and umbrella in the other.

  22. Jacquie says

    Oh how exciting – I knew Louise a little bit while she was living in Perth. She is really talented and also really lovely! I have all boys so my pick would be Gone Fishing or Archie and his train.

  23. Maree says

    I just love Stella and her red red balloon. Love the vintage look, and the way it would brighten up a room.

  24. Lorin says

    I love love love “follow me” and “Friendship”….I was looking for some beautiful vintage prints a about a year ago, these would have fitted the bill perfectly! Just divine.

  25. kirsty says

    teddy Bears picninc-
    Imagine the smile on a little girls face as she opens her card and sees shes been invied to a little party..theses are so gorgeous…absolutley beautiful..

  26. Sonja says

    I would choose ‘Gone Fishing’ as this is my sons favourite past time.
    All the designs are gorgeous.

  27. Tess Howard says

    Gone Fishin’ is just gorgeous. Its so nice to see beautiful prints for boys, and this reminds me of my childhood fishing off the dock.

  28. Denise Hatch says

    I love gone fishing it’s so cute and my boy loves fishing and would look great in his room Loved all the prints

  29. Michelle Valkenburg says

    Daydreaming, what we all should do more of. Be lost in Beautiful Butterfly “Be Free” thoughts.

  30. julie bennett says

    Daydreaming just captures what a little girls room should be about, everything wonderful and special would love this for my princess.

  31. Jeannette Lockett says

    Love Archie and his train as it reminds me of my three gorgeous grandsons who adore trains.