Garland adds a certain whimsy to any party, or for that matter, any room. I love this small threaded bird garland because it adds vertical interest without completely breaking up the space. I hung these from my dining room chandelier and they hung down right over top of our centerpiece to add height to the… Continue reading DIY Bird Garland
I’ve been sharing how I came up with my daughter’s birth announcement from photos, to designing it on PicMonkey, and now the printing. Ink Garden is a relatively new printing site to me, and there’s no hiding it, this post is a rave. I had a wonderful experience using Ink Garden for my DIY Birth… Continue reading DIY Birth Announcement: Printed by Ink Garden
Over the past few days, I’ve been sharing what it took to come up with the above birth announcement for my sweet little girl starting with the photos and today, the design! No fancy photo editing software, no problem! Wow your friends and family by creating your own DIY birth announcement using a FREE program,… Continue reading DIY Birth Announcement Using PicMonkey
I’ve been sharing a selection from my DIY newborn photo shoot and some tips from the shoot. Today, I’m sharing my birth announcement design. Check out my work: What do you think? Stay tuned in the coming days for how I created the announcements, some tips in doing your own, and where I printed them.… Continue reading Birth Announcement
Yesterday I shared a selection from my DIY newborn photo shoot. Today, I’m sharing how I did it! Let me start by saying I am in no way a professional photographer. I don’t have super fancy equipment and I am just starting to learn about photography as a hobby. With that said, I’m NOT going… Continue reading DIY Newborn Photo Tips
Introducing baby Louise. My baby is adorable. Especially when she sleeps. Seriously, look how cute this sleeping baby is!
Being able to quickly knit up a newborn baby hat is always useful! Here are some reasons why you might want to knit a quick newborn beanie: You’re having a baby. Yay! And congratulations! You know someone having a baby. Yay for you! You can have all the fun and enjoy the cuteness without having… Continue reading Quick Newborn Beanie
I specifically designed this Newborn Baby Cabled Hat Pattern to go with Hipster Toddler Girl Cabled Slouchy Hat Pattern (also for sale in my Etsy store) as a little sister/big sister combo. The patterns are similar, but I was careful to not make them too matchy-matchy. But this hat is definitely also a cutie on it’s own!
Last winter or spring sometime, I knit a quick newborn hat in this beautiful brown alpaca yarn. Since then, it’s been sitting. I thought it’d be a great idea to add some quick ears, a bow, and BAM! A super cute ready-to-wear critter hat to throw on my newborn baby girl when she decides to… Continue reading Adding Cat (or just general critter) Ears to a Knit Hat
The Hipster Toddler Girl Cabled Slouchy Hat Pattern is finally listed in the Lace and Yarn Etsy shop! I love making these hats! It’s such a fun project and rewarding, because it’s so cute to see it on a little girl! The photo above is of my two-year-old son’s “girlfriend” (his term), miss Frankie B.… Continue reading Hipster Toddler Girl Cabled Slouchy Hat Pattern