A Little Announcement

First of all, I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas!

We spent it with a lot of our family and had a wonderful time.

Unfortunately, all the stress of making a present for literally everyone landed me with a horrible cold and the family got the stomach flu that’s going rampant around this time of year. I apologize I haven’t updated in awhile!

OK, to the announcement!

One of the gifts I made was for my parents, my husband’s parents, and my grandparents. In all we made six of them! And I say WE because my husband helped a lot with the mod podging. He wasn’t enthusiastic about it, but he did the majority of the work. I am lucky!

We mod podged this frame and added embellishments to it.

A Little Announcement - {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}(Thanks Mom for taking the picture!) I totally forgot to take pictures before I gave them away. 🙂

So my little announcement is that I am expecting a baby boy in April! I’m about 23 weeks along and am excited to have two little boys. I am a little bummed I won’t be able to make all these cute girly things for the blog and get to keep them! But I think I will live. 🙂

On this frame I used ribbon from The Ribbon Retreat. I used White Solid Grosgrain Ribbon in 3/8″ for the little bow, and 1/8″ for the center. Behind the bow, I made a tiny spike out of Millenium Blue Double Faced Satin Ribbon in 5/8″.

So back in August, September, and October when I was complaining about not feeling well, now you know why. 🙂 The morning sickness gets me every time! Luckily, I was able to get over it for the holidays.

Coming up is the quilt pretty much finished! I just have to do the binding, but I’ll show a sneak peak of it quilted anyway.

Have a wonderful New Year celebration!

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  1. Posted December 31, 2010 at 9:11 am | Permalink

    Congratulations on your baby boy. 🙂 Having two children is an adjustment, but I wouldn’t trade it for the world!

  2. Sandra R
    Posted December 31, 2010 at 5:02 pm | Permalink

    Congrats! One of the greatest blessings from God is children. 🙂
    P.S. Love your blog!

  3. Posted December 31, 2010 at 7:47 pm | Permalink

    how exciting! congrats! 🙂

  4. Beth
    Posted January 1, 2011 at 12:36 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations! We have 4 boys and even though we keep cleaning supplies in every room and could own stock in Band-Aid, we wouldn’t trade it for anything.

  5. Posted January 5, 2011 at 6:03 am | Permalink

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!! We are also expecting baby boy #2 in April, but it will be baby #3 total for us! I’m 27.5 weeks! Very exciting! Congrats again!!!

  6. Janine Eitniear
    Posted January 5, 2011 at 6:09 am | Permalink

    Yay!!! Congratulations on your awesome news!!

  7. Brittany
    Posted January 12, 2011 at 11:12 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations Shirley! What a sweet little profile!

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