Today’s Our Due Date!

by ilene on October 26, 2012 · 12 comments

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(see maternity countdown shirt tutorial here) It’s D Day!  Today, October 26, 2012, is our official due date!   It seems like just yesterday  we found out we were expecting and our lives changed forever.  I can’t believe I’ve made it this far!  40 weeks is a long time to be pregnant!  This is by […]


Paper Lantern and Light Mobile

by ilene on October 15, 2012 · 12 comments

in baby, decor, pregnancy, tutorial

My absolute favorite project that I’ve done so far for our nursery is this paper lantern and light mobile!   When I first started brainstorming ideas for our baby girl’s room, I saw this nursery on pinterest and fell in LOVE with the lantern mobile.  I wanted to replicate it but in pink/white for our […]


I’m 37.5 weeks pregnant now (what! what?! I’m full term! AH!)  and madly working on our baby girl’s nursery.  It’s slowly starting to come together now, hopefully we will get it all done before she arrives!  I’m praying that she doesn’t come early, especially since Jeff is traveling this week and 3,000 miles away in […]


Maternity Countdown Shirt

by ilene on September 19, 2012 · 5 comments

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Hey guys!  Thought I’d share another maternity project that I’ve been working on – a maternity countdown shirt!   When I first found out I was pregnant, I was trying to think of fun ways to document my ever expanding belly.  At first, I was buying fruits that were about the same size of the […]


Maternity Belly Bands

by ilene on September 12, 2012 · 0 comments

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One of the first maternity projects I made for myself after we found out we were expecting was belly bands!  Belly bands are a tube of stretchy knit/jersey fabric that you wear around your waist to help keep your pants up.   You wear them over your unzipped or unbuttoned non-maternity jeans when you are […]