‘Mumtrepreneur’ launches sustainable range of children’s furniture
Inspired by observation, mum of two Sebrina Greenway created the ManiMe brand for her children to help them organise their clothes and encourage independent dressing.
But seeing how well they responded to the prototype they affectionally called the “Nanny Me”, she turned the product into ManiMe – a stunning collection of valet chairs for children.
Born in the UK, Sebrina’s background is in finance. Juggling a family, her career and a start-up, she has built the ManiMe brand from a small idea she had with her family into a full range of products.
Sebrina’s first product was the ManiMe valet chair, available in two sizes with four different animal themed designs – a monkey, tiger, bear and panda. These beautiful valet chairs have a three-tier hanging system with the scale and dimensions of children’s hangers and features for all the extras. Following the launch of the chair, Sebrina added an accompanying mirror to the collection – in the same sustainable bamboo material it matches perfectly with the existing chairs. In 2020, Sebrina launched the ManiMe height chart which comes in the shape of an oversized ruler and allows children to measure themselves, observing how they grow and becomes the ultimate keepsake.
Sebrina Greenway, founder of ManiMe, said: “I am incredibly proud of the range of ManiMe products. As I mother, I understand first-hand how useful it is to have products that can make your everyday easier.
“Beautifully crafted from sustainable bamboo, the ManiMe products quite simply add style and functionality to any space. Available in a range of designs to suit every child it’s a great way to encourage their independence not only empowering our children but also supporting our environment.”
In 2021 Sebrina won a Made For Mums Editor’s Choice Award for the ManiMe valet chair, the judges said: “I think that ManiMe is a lovely product, it looks lovely in my son’s bedroom and I love that it encourages his independence.
“It’s especially good for a school starter, to promote getting themselves dressed in the mornings. I love that I can organise with my son the night before, choosing what he will be wearing together.”