Today's post is a double whammy of happiness. Get ready!
First of all, here's some crafty goodness for you.
Remember my attempts at quilting? Well, I have yet to actually quilt something, but I did sew the entire top of Charlie's quilt and then had it quilted. I got this back quite awhile ago and have used it in Charlie's monthly photo sessions, as some of you have noticed. Anyway, here it is:
Detail of front
I love it! The owner of the quilting shop did such an awesome job putting it together for me. I would have love to have attempted it myself, but yeah. That probably wouldn't have worked out too well.
Also, I have received some very thoughtful crafty gifts for Charlie in the mail this summer. (And I am so behind in blogging this that I'm really embarrassed!) One of the items came from my very own blogger friend Crazy Daisy, who put her creative mind to good use to make this memory plaque for us*:
* I don't know if the correct name for this is "memory plaque," but that's what I call it.
I seriously bawled when I opened the package. It was just such a thoughtful gift and it now resides in a spot of honor on our mantel surrounded by our wedding pictures and my small collection of vintage cameras.
Every time I look at it, I smile. Thank you so much, Crazy Daisy, for caring about me and my family.
Another awesome gift that Charlie received was from his Great Uncle Charles - Charlie is named after him, because he's my absolutely favorite uncle. He bought Charlie a blanket from a craft fair in Utah. Check out the cuteness!
And now, for the second, more fashion-forward part of this post.
It's cooled down a tad here! Which for us means it was in the 80s today. Charlie looked awesome in his baby shades.
But as we prepared to take Charlie out for his evening walk, we realized that he needed a little more than his sunglasses and onesie. So we put him in pants and a jacket, too.
Behold the cuteness that is Charlie in his fall wardrobe:
What's that? You need a closer look?
Every single day, I look at Charlie and think, "This kid cannot possibly get any cuter." And then, presto!
Cutest. Baby. Ever.