Saturday, May 21

Another Baby Gift!

 We've been having a lot of baby showers at work lately, and I have been trying to make a unique handmade gift for each of the new moms to be.  Well, I have to say, that right now in my life, time is really at a premium. (you may have noticed no posts from me this week...) I have hit that time at school when the rush to the end begins, and all  the testing is coming.  So, I fit in the crafting as I can - like this cute gift I made Monday night.

I saw the idea online one time and had wanted to try it out.  It really is simple.  You just take a tape measure and run it down the pages, so it hangs on the wall and is a growth measurer.

Pages can be used for photos or keeping notes as baby grows, or both.  I decided to reinforce the tape with big eyelets.  The pages are just cardboard that I covered front and back.

Since I did not remember if this was for a boy or girl, I went with the primary color scheme and these darling zoo animals.  Paper, embellishments and stamps are all from Close to My Heart.
 It was a lot of fun, and a cute, and fairly easy project.  I even used leftover paper to make a bow to embellish the package.  The new mom and dad to be loved it!


4 comments:

  1. What a cute idea for a new baby gift! I love it and it turned out so darn cute!

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  2. This is a great idea and yours turned out adorable. My friend just had twin boys and this will be easier to duplicate twice than an album.

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  3. It's fairly quick and easy to make too!

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