Creativity 521 #14 - Ariel is one month old!

Posted by ~Summer~ on 21.1.13
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It's astonishing how time flies, isn't it?

Four weeks have past since that fateful day when I was shrieking in the birthing room and my little Ariel is turning one month old tomorrow. Remember I did a 30-days photo collage for Angel? Well, it wouldn't be fair if Ariel does not get one, so despite my hands are pretty much tied up from looking after two kids, I managed to sacrifice some sleep and completed this gift for her.

Basically, I can design, print and finish decorating the board in a few days but since a 30-days collage means I have to take photos everyday, select the best shots and edit them, that's where it gets more time-consuming. And no, unlike what the hubby presumed, I didn't cheat. Every picture was taken exactly on the day stated. Hello, I got integrity, dear.



Next, I inserted captions just for the fun of it. And look, while the big sister had an angel picture stating the day, Ariel gets the beautiful Little Mermaid!

Finally, I arranged and stuck on the pictures one by one from Day 1 to Day 30. Since I had some time to spare, I also decided to cut out some flowers to make a border similar to Angel's. The big sister then helped me to stick on some blu-tac and pasted the flowers all around. Though her arrangement was totally wrong, it was the spirit that was heartwarming.
 
Ta-dah! We are done! We actually placed Ariel's and Angel's collages side by side and during the full month party, friends and family commented that they were so alike that they got a little confused who's who. Well, I'd like to boast that I can tell them apart because all the photos were done by me but deep down, I do think I might have a little trouble sorting these pictures out ten years down the road.

Dear Ariel, here is Mummy's first handmade gift for you, I hope you'll like it and know how much you are loved. Happy happy happy full month, my princess!

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7 comments:

  1. What a sweet gift! I like to make one for Zachy too, hahaha if I have the discipline to take photos everyday.

    Fang Ting
    ftashion

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    1. Haha with your creativity you can make many awesome gifts for him next time!

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  2. Love the collage that you made for Ariel. IT certainly is a very sweet momento.

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    1. Thanks Dom! I hope it can last for years to come!

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  3. Hey, you got twins! They are so adorable. :))

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    1. Hehe i suspected so too. Thanks much!

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  4. Wow Summer I admire your patience!! That is such a lovely gift!

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