Monday, October 26, 2009

Baby Shower Projects...

As I mentioned in a previous post, this past Saturday
was our assistant pastor's wife's baby shower.
Mom and I both were busy preparing things for it.

Mom put together a quilt from pieces that

the baby's great-grandmother cut before she passed away...

I crocheted a baby afghan as well
as some matching crocheted bibs...

I also crocheted a little stuffed duck
(the theme was ducks)...

And mom used it to go on top of the diaper cake she made...

For food we brought foot-shaped sandwiches, onion dip,
cucumber sandwiches, ambrosia salad, & yellow chocolate duckies.

Here is the cake that I made...

I was going to make duckies out of frosting,
but I didn't buy the right frosting (to save money),
so I used duckie candles and cut off the wicks.

Here was the table of delicious foods :-)...

The shower went very well and we had quite a few visitors.

Well, I just thought I'd share.
I hope everyone's weekend went well.


Rebekah said...

That cake is so sweet!! I would love to learn to decorate like that!! It looks like you all had a wonderful time! I love celebrating new additions!! :D

To the KING be all the glory!

"Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth." 2 Timothy 2:15

God's Been Good said...

AWWWEEEE everything was so cute!

Thanks for the comment!


Jennifer said...

You did a great job on the beautiful everything looked:)

Anonymous said...

Great cake, and mama's too..and the blankets are sweet and thoughtfull..your alot like your mama.always careing and doing for others...U are so sweet Ally U will be a wonderful wife and mother one day,not to
Love U
Grandma Jeannie

Rachel said...

Oh, the blanket is lovely, and the afghan and bibs too! I love that duck (looks like you got he pattern from Lilly Sugar N' Cream, am I right?) ;)

That cake is adorable Alexandra! You did a fantastic job! And AI love the addition to the candle ducks, who needs to make them from fondant or anything? ;) Hehe! It turned out fabulous!

Blessings in Christ!

Miss Eyebright said...

It looks like you had a wonderful time, and you made such lovely things for it!

Have a very bright, very cheerful day!
Miss Eyebright

Lisa said...

Hi Ally! I Love the cake, I love everything you make! :) I wish we were closer so we could crochet toghter! I Love you!
Aunt Lisa

HsKubes' Gal said...

Thank you all for your kind comments! And yes, Rachel... the pattern comes from Lilly Sugar n' Cream :-) good eye!

Amy said...

Wow! Everything looks awesome! Were those Sugar and Cream patterns? I made a baby bib once for fun but the neck hole is really small! oh well. The diper cake was a cute idea! I read about it on your mom's blog.


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