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Terri1258

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on: August 21, 2019, 10:57:36 AM
This was a challenge! But a happy one.
Our neighbours have been trying to have a baby for a very long time. Lots of heart ache on their journey but at last, they are due to have a baby girl next month.
I am invited to her baby shower this weekend and the invitation asked for “a book instead of a card”. So, I thought I would write one!!!!! What was I thinking???? :idiot2:
It took two weeks to illustrate it and I still haven’t bound it yet.
It was tough to make it entertaining and personal to them and also try to make the illustrations ok for a little girl to see. Anyhoo....here is my attempt. You have to know them to really get the humour but one thing is his hair. Nathan was in the SAS for 20 years. He has been medically discharged and has decided to grow his hair and his beard for the first time. The funny thing is that he is actually going bald on top, so wears his hat at all times!
Val has actually seen it and I thank you Val for your response.
I love being a part of the Paintbasket family!

https://youtu.be/lwuStNaaUts

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Reply #1 on: August 21, 2019, 09:04:18 PM
fabulous :congrats:
They are going to love it


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Reply #2 on: August 22, 2019, 01:07:49 AM
Love it. Well done  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #3 on: August 22, 2019, 04:43:48 AM
 :thankyou: so much Nolan and Dennis. XX
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Reply #4 on: August 22, 2019, 06:54:51 AM
I viewed your video and it is great. I'm sure they will like the book and love al the effort that you put into it.  :flowers:
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Terri1258

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Reply #5 on: September 05, 2019, 09:23:55 AM
 :thankyou: Teresa. They do love it.
XX
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Reply #6 on: September 05, 2019, 11:36:12 AM
They will treasure this! It is so personal, and they will appreciate all the love you packed into this. What a nice thing to do!! :yippee: :yippee:
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Terri1258

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Reply #7 on: September 23, 2019, 09:14:44 AM
 :thankyou: Mary Lou
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Reply #8 on: January 15, 2020, 10:32:04 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Absolutely adorable Terri.    Patricia
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Reply #9 on: January 18, 2020, 07:44:47 AM
 :thankyou: Patricia. The did love it and they have a beautiful baby girl. :smitten:
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Reply #10 on: January 20, 2020, 08:40:12 PM
Wonderful news on the birth of their baby girl Terri and the fact that they loved your Baby Book which no doubt will be one of their best kept keepsakes.


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Reply #11 on: January 20, 2020, 10:11:06 PM
Missed this somehow .... You are so talented Terri.  :painting:


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Reply #12 on: January 21, 2020, 10:13:16 AM
What a sweet idea, Terri.
Happy to hear that all is well with the little family.
Cathy-Rose.


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Reply #13 on: January 21, 2020, 11:18:10 AM
Oh what a lovely idea this was Terri and so beautifully done.  :smitten: :smitten:
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Reply #14 on: February 01, 2020, 11:19:30 AM
 Thank you Win.
Now I get to do one for my new grandson who is arriving in June!
So  :yippee: excited!
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