Monday, November 22, 2010

Makeover Monday: 11/22

Today is a special day! My baby is five! In honor of her, I've chosen to make over this ultra soft, lightly dotted pink flannel receiving blanket.
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A little cutting, a little crocheting, and we have a custom baby's first upcycled Christmas ornament. These have proven very popular so far this holiday season. What surprises me, though, is that all of the ones ordered so far have been for girls. I have yet to make a boy star this month!
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I'm off to Sophie's school today, loaded down with the makings for 18 ice cream sundaes. She is so excited, and I am so thankful that I can join her in her classroom for the big celebration :)

10 comments:

Clara said...

Such a beautiful star and clever idea. The class visit will be a hit!

Ribbons Undone said...

Happy Birthday to Sophie!

Hooky~Harry said...

Happy Birthday Sophie :0)
What a lucky girl to have such a wonderful Mummy supplying goodies for her school friends !
Have a great time too Jennie ;)
Donna x

Mrs.Kwitty said...

Awww--- Happy Birthday to your little one! Birthdays are such magical days when you are little....sniff, sniff--my babies are so big now!

Love the stars ornies, and I really love that they are made from sentimental keepsakes. What a wonderful idea you have come up with!

Have fun at school today :o)

Smiles, Karen

CelticKnot said...

What a sweet celebration (the lovely star and the ice cream). You're a wonderful mommy. Happy Birthday to your special girl!

I feel incredibly dense, but why does the charm say "Brooke Holiday"?

Jennie said...

Lol, Kristine! The star was made for someone else (a custom order). I just showcased this as today's makeover to coincide with Sophie's birthday. Sorry for the confusion :)

Schar Freeman said...

Happy Birthday Sophie and a Happy Birthingday to your wonderful mommy!!!!!

Jennie I love to see the way your creative mind weaves...such perfect stars!♥

CelticKnot said...

*phew!* I was a bit worried about myself, lol. :-D

E. Fernandez @ Modish Vintage said...

happy birthday to your sweet little girl!

Krishana said...

What a beautiful idea for a special keepsake. I love it!