Friday, July 27, 2012

Birthday gifts for the C family!

I'm finally back from Illinois, and I have so much to share! I'm hoping to post about my sister's wedding shower in a few days, I'm so happy with everything came together for it. But for today I'd like to share a few birthday gifts that I made for a friend's children.
One of my childhood friends has 3 kids (ages 5, 3, and 1), all with summer birthdays. She had an amazing birthday party for the kids while I was visiting, so I made a few gifts to bring along. She requested no gifts, but I couldn't help myself!
For the 5 year old and 3 year old I made a fort kit to share (this idea was on her pinterest board, so I took that as permission to break the "no gifts" rule!):
Fort Kit
And for each of them I made a small zip pouch filled with glow sticks and a flashlight, perfect for using in their fort!
Fort Kit zip pouch

Fort Kit zip pouch
For the baby I made a Halloween outfit (child #3 deserves a cute holiday outfit that's not a hand-me-down, right?!):
Halloween Outfit
For the Halloween outfit I added a few raw edge squares to the front of a store-bought t-shirt:
Halloween t-shirt
And I made a simple elastic waist skirt with a ruffle trim:
Halloween Skirt
I love this fabric combination so much that I created an identical skirt for Addy, and I may order more fabric so that I can make myself a pair of pj pants!
Halloween Skirt
Fabrics for the fort kit:
1,001 Peeps by Lizzy House
Fabrics for the Halloween skirts:
Guising by Lizzy House

4 comments:

Carla said...

Adorable skirt : )

felicity said...

Everything is adorable!

upstateLisa said...

everything is so cute!

Muhammad Amir said...

all with summer dicas de presentes baratos birthdays. She had an amazing birthday party for the kids while I was visiting,