Thursday, April 22, 2010

first booties

I was searching for a cute pattern for some baby booties and found this one.
they are so simple, but if you're not a knitter you could make them with some fleece squares and just blanket stitch them together - which is what I'm going to try next!

what's in a name

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

November 8th

our little sprouting bean at 9 weeks :)
it moved for us and we saw its head rock back and forth and it waved its arm at us
its heart was flashing away on the monitor - 170 bpm

heard the heart again on the Doppler yesterday at 11 weeks - I can't wait for 20 weeks to see it again and stop calling it a it!

Thursday, April 15, 2010

elephant "rattle"

I found this cute frog rattle on a link-a-doo loop and wanted to try and make my own. it seemed simple enough... but I just couldn't get it right :(
I gave up on duplicating the frog and just did what worked best.

I put a jingle bell in his head, but it's sorta muffled :\

I also put Smarties wrappers in its ears and those came out sounding really good :)

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

new knobs

I bought a $40 dresser on craigslist a while back for my nursery. it had silver knobs and looked alright, but I got some green ceramic knobs from my aunt Cindy years ago that I thought looked so much better for a baby. I was worried that since the knobs were a little larger they would scratch up the front of the drawers if they became loose and turned, so I used double sided tape and neon green felt to cover the backs of them before putting them on. now I can switch back to the silver knobs later if I want and don't have to worry about any scuff marks showing.