Well, I have to say what a fantastic time I have had this year making some gorgeous baskets for lots of little ones! How lucky I feel to have such wonderful customers! Just to share a bit…this year I have been lucky enough to make a basket for a newly adopted little boy-his mom even sent me pics of the whole family with the Judge! What a blessing to the family and for me to be able to be involved in some small way in this wonderful family event! This year I got to make lots of liners for new baby brothers and sisters of previous customers who I had already made baskets for for their first child-how exciting to see new families growing!
Another previous customer emailed me from the hospital as she was there preparing to deliver her second baby girl-and she thought of ME because she wanted another liner for her sweet new baby! How special does that make me feel?! Pretty darn special!
I’ve had wonderful pictures shared from customers-some even professional photographers! I just love seeing the little ones enjoy my creations!!
And this year, I can hardly believe that I am saying this, but I even made baskets for the children of a movie star and her famous musician husband! I’ve got so many feathers in my cap it may be enough to take flight! Of course, my husband says I may not be able to fit through the door because my head is getting so big! HA!
But, as usual, I have just LOVED making so many fun special baskets. I truly love what I do and I thank YOU ALL from the bottom of my heart! As I tell my husband, I just hope I get to keep doing these fun things! Maybe I really do have a chance!!!!!
Please keep checking back for lots more fun pics of lots of different projects. I am desperately behind updating my blog but hope to continue to update now that the craziness of Easter has abated somewhat. I am still making Easter baskets (and other things!) for next year so if you are thinking about it-it is never too early to inquire!
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions ! And have lots of fun with those little ones!!!
What beautiful children you have Katherine! Thank you so much for sharing them with me! Check out Katherine’s site-she’s obviously an amazing photographer! http://www.katherinelandry.com/
Please check back for lots more finished baskets! I will be behind with my updating as I’m working on finishing up as many as I possibly can to get them shipped to California, Texas, Tennessee, and North Carolina! Thanks so much again to all of my fantastic customers who make what I do even more enjoyable than it already is!!
This year, I’ve also finally branched out to Christmas Stockings! I got one (yes, I know) made last year and am hoping to get a bunch started ahead of time for next season. Believe it or not, I started working last summer on Easter baskets and items! Being a stay at home mom, still, I work on things as often as I can, but my three boys are still my priority! Next year all three will be in school full time! Sad for mommy, but I can’t wait to see how much more I can accomplish!
Please check back to see my fun Easter creations when they are all finished! And, don’t forget to contact me at email@example.com for any fun creations for your child! And check out my etsy shop for lots of fun premade items and gift items for babies and children : https://www.etsy.com/shop/coffeycreations?ref=si_shop
And don’t forget my FACEBOOK page for the most recent updates-it’s just easier and quicker to update, unfortunately!!!!
Thanks again, and Happy Easter!!!
This is one of the cutest little finds ever!!!!! This adorable little Leprechaun door actually came “over the pond” from Dublin, Ireland!!!! How cool is that?! I can’t wait to see my boys faces when they see this little door! It has a little key, a little letter (I think there’s a penny in it for luck!) and some Leprechaun (fairy) dust!
The people at Mudpies and Rainbows are fantastic to work with and be sure to check out their site and blog for lots more fun ideas!
How can you resist sharing such fun?!!!!
These little whipped cream shamrocks are sooo easy to do! Just get some whipping cream (in your dairy section at the grocery store), add in a few teaspoons of sugar, whip with your blender till it gets a bit thick, then add as much green food coloring as you like!
I put some of the whipped cream into a ziploc bag, snipped off the end and piped out the shamrocks! They aren’t perfect, but my guys certainly think they are! I piped the shamrocks onto parchment paper and put them in the freezer to be added later to hot chocolate! Yummmmm!
As you can see, my little Leonard can’t wait! And, they would be just as tasty, as just a dollop of green in your hot chocolate (or mommy’s cappuccino!)!
I’ve also purchased a Leprechaun Door for this year-which hasn’t made it’s appearance yet! (You may have noticed, I’m a bit obsessed with Easter around here!) I can’t wait to get it out and will be sure to check for pictures later! Check it out here for one for your little ones-https://www.etsy.com/listing/96741222/lucky-leprechaun-door ! What fun!!!!
I had to order one for each of my littlest guys teachers, one for my nephew, one for my goddaughter…next year one for my little niece! How can you resist?!
Don’t forget to check out my other fun ideas for St. Patrick’s day under “Fun stuff for kids” and under “St. Patrick’s Day”!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Enjoy those little ones!
What a beautiful little girl!!!! Thank you so much Katherine for sharing your gorgeous little sweetie with me! Mazie got this basket on her first Easter when she was a baby! Click here to see sweet baby Mazie! Now Mazie has a baby brother and I am so lucky to get to make another basket for Katherine’s sweet baby boy!
Have fun with those lovies, Katherine! And, thanks again for thinking of me for your special basket!
****For your own custom Easter basket liners (and baskets) email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or check out my Etsy shop for some premade ones!!!!
Here are some of this season’s completed Easter Baskets! Keep checking back to see more and check out my Etsy shop for some premade ones ready to be personalized for your sweetie!
Email me at email@example.com with any questions-Thank you to all of my great customers for letting me make some fantastic Easter baskets for you and your families!
What fun to do these storage baskets for baby Lilah! I loved Mommy Susie’s whimsical titles for the baskets, too! “Sweet and Sassy”, “Pampered”, “Book Worm” and “Life Gets Messy” for the laundry basket! Too much fun!
The pretty purples and green stripey fabric coordinates with Lilah’s bedding and room and was provided by Mommy. LOVE it and I loved being able to do lots of fun shades of purple flowers along the baskets rim. The wording was done in a wrapped dotted stitch in a fun Curlz font. The flowers were hand stitched in a combination of silk ribbon and regular embroidery floss.
The “Pampered” and “Sweet and Sassy” storage basket liners were both trimmed in a mini white puffball edging. The interior liners lines were sewn with the lines going in a vertical direction with the exterior portion being laid horizontally to add more whimsy! The “Book Worm” basket’s trim has the larger chenille balls and the basket itself is a bit deeper to hold all of Lilah’s fun books.
The laundry basket already had an ivory interior liner, so I created a panel for the front that can be removed by unbuttoning it from the inside for cleaning, etc. This panel has a trim of a coordinating beautiful plum purple satin ribbon.
Oh what fun was it to do this gorgeous lamp! I got to try my hand at ribbon roses-and I LOVE them! I love the green it just brings everything together!
Thank you SO MUCH Susie for thinking of me for this project! I just loved being able to do all of these baskets to make your sweet little girlie’s room even more special!
For your own custom children’s items email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or check out my premade items at my Etsy shop!
I so loved being able to make this finger puppet stage! I had been wanting to do one for ages when Lily Sophia’s mommy mentioned wanting to do something extra fun for her little girlie’s first birthday! She mentioned how much she loved the Dream Big Little Pig book by Kristi Yamaguchi and I saw the perfect opportunity! Little piggy finger puppets- a mommy, daddy, Poppy pig and other piggies to show all the fun things that Poppy pig tried out while she was dreaming big!
I wanted the puppet theater to resemble the amazing theaters of the past. I made the soft baby pink curtains pleated with lots of draping and finished them off with mini puffballs. The theater itself is trimmed with a lime green satiny rope piping-along the edges and along the inside of the opening of the theater itself. Jewels adorn the stage along it’s parapets and underneath the opening of the stage (resembling the lighting of the stages of days past). Lily Sophia’s monogram is hand embroidered in a dotted wrapped stitch on the middle front of the stage, and hand embroidery accents the top front of the stage as well as along the scroll designs on the sides.
Now, you can have a great looking puppet theater, but to make it even better, I wanted it to be portable! For a growing little girl, mommy’s love to be able to take things along for their little ones! So, I made lots of pockets for the puppets to go in on the back-with plenty of room to add more finger puppets for Lily Sophia’s growing collection!
The puppet theater is held together by a pretty ribbon tied in a bow, and then is held by a gorgeous chevron striped baby pink and white ribbon handle.
Mishelle, thank you so much again for thinking of me for this great project! I LOVED doing it and hope to get to do more fun puppet theaters in the future! Speaking of which, I’ve finished off two since doing this project! Check back to see my updates as I am slowly trying to catch up!!
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Oh, my, was this ever fun to make for little Lily Sophia! Mommy Mishelle wanted a fabulous first birthday for her little sweetie based on one of her favorite children’s books-Dream Big Little Pig by Kristi Yamaguchi. It is such a sweet book! It’s about a little girlie pig who tries to figure out what she is good at-she finds out lots of things that she is NOT good at, only to finally find that with lots of practice she is really GREAT at ice skating!
Mishelle and I dreamed big-we wanted a fancy puppet theater to coordinate with Lily Sophia’s room that she would be also able to use at her birthday party. Mishelle thought a Mommy and Daddy pig with some fun props would be so much fun to play with and show off at the party. I made little special piggie finger puppets- complete with wings and curlique tails for each of Lily Sophia’s party guests (well, the little ones!) and Mishelle got each a copy of the book. Lily got a few extra finger puppets to go with her theater for her birthday-a piggie puppet with wings that were also able to be removed and reattached, a fancy girlie piggie in a hot pink satin dress holding a microphone, a mini easel, a “casual” girlie piggie, and a mommy and a daddy piggie as well.
A large Poppy Pig was a must for little Lily Sophia as well! Check out how Poppy Pig looks just like the character in the book-from her “sequined” bodice to the light purple and hot pink satiny ice skating costume to the hot pink ribbon in her hair! She even has ice skates that are removeable! Poppy also has some wire inside of her to make her poseable for extra fun!
Check back to see more detail and information about the Puppet Theater itself!
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This sweet little antique chair was literally in pieces! One of the small dowel shaped rods was broken, and another was missing. The seat was in tatters-unusable. I took the woven seat off, sanded and repaired the rest of the chair, then painted it a soft yellow with some fun floral designs. I love the turquoise, greens, yellows, and a bit of red in the flowers!
Then I decided on a simple woven pattern for the seat. I attached the sides and back with a staple gun for added security, but the sizing of this chair is really more for a large doll or several small ones.
This chair can be personalized for your child for lots of play time fun! Contact me at shannon@coffeycreations for you own custom made items or check out some of my premade items at my etsy shop!
Here is the link to the above chair! https://www.etsy.com/listing/110797217/hand-painted-soft-yellow-large-doll-or