Thursday, May 01, 2008

Fruits of my Labor

Here is the quilt that I made out of the fabrics I gave you a "sneak peek" of for Nikki and Jud's baby girl.

I was really happy with how it turned out. This is the main Quilt Block that I developed the quilt around. It is called "Colorado Beauty." Jud and Nikki both went to Colorado State University - so I thought this block was fitting.

And in honor of this little gem being born in 2008, I put 8 flowers on the quilt. I love making something special for friends and family when babies are born. And I love it even more if I can work special meaning into what I am making. This quilt really worked out.

The hearts are for all the love this baby is going to get - and just because I thought they were cute!

I also made some diaper/burp cloths with the same fabrics, embellished some onesies, a pink tutu and flower headbands. I wrapped everything up as a "Diaper Cake" with over 100 newborn diapers. In the very middle is a bottle of champagne. A very Nikki Diaper Cake!

God Bless you Baby Crary. You are already so loved by so many. We can't wait to meet you!

Here are a couple more pics of the shower. I was so focused on everything else, I forgot to charge my camera battery! It died right before everyone showed up. But that's okay. Some things are meant to just be enjoyed - and not frantically documented! It was a beautiful, HOT afternoon and we were outside, right on the water. So you couldn't have asked for a prettier setting. I think everyone really enjoyed themselves, especially Nikki, which is what made me the happiest.

Centerpieces I made!

My mom, me, and Matt's mom


Anonymous said...

You are so talented! What a beautiful shower, it looks like you went to a lot of work - Nikki is very fortunate to have a friend like you.

~love said...

so sweet...i love everything! = ) how blessed you all are to have each other!

Anderson said...

Please tell Judd "congrats" from Jersey, and that he will make a wonderful father to a baby girl!

Joanna said...

A-M-A-Z-I-N-G is what that diaper cake/quilt is.

Aubs said... are amazing!! You are so incredibly talented....that quilt is so stinkin cute and I love the center pieces and the diaper cake! TOO much FUN!!

Tonya said... did such an amazing job with everything...that quilt is beautiful and I esp. love that centerpeice. All the colors and florals are just beautiful..

way to work the creative energy!



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