This past weekend we celebrated my handsome husbeast’s 30th birthday!
I ended up making three different types of cake: vanilla, lemon, and yellow with chocolate frosting. Long story involving cake sticking to pan, blah, blah, blah…anyway, it turned out alright in the end. I used my Martha Stewart cupcake flags for decoration.
I also had a chance to bring out my pride and joy, Felt Birthday Banner:
Have I mentioned how much I love the cloth shoe pattern from Joanna? It’s really cute, but most importantly, THE SHOES STAY ON. Before I had a babe of my very own, I had no idea how difficult it is to keep footwear on such a wee person. It is puzzling: you’d think that a creature who can’t even control his own random arm motion wouldn’t have the wherewithal to jettison a bootie. You’d be wrong.
At any rate, I’ve now produced at least four pairs of these for Elliot. This pair used the leftover scraps I had after making boxers for the husbeast at Christmas. I also made a matching bib backed with terry cloth for maximum drool…
As I was perusing my recently finished projects, of which there are a surprising many, I noticed that it is slightly possible that I may have a thing for blue and orange. No? Witness:
: : Nighty for Krick : : Amy Butler fabric : :
: : Granny square afghan for Elliot : : Rowan Handknit Cotton in seafarer, celery, diana, and flame : :
: : Afghan Pattern from Simple Crochet by Erika Knight : :
It’s actually supposed to be a dog afghan. As if anyone would ever spend that much time and money on a DOG AFGHAN. Don’t get me wrong, Kricket. I love…
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