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she’s having a baby

My sister in law, that is. These are exciting times for the clan. :)We’re throwing her a book themed baby shower. Over the weekend, I got together with Michelle (my sister-in law’s sister) and we printed, assembled and mailed out these lovelies, designed and illustrated by Michelle herself. Her artistic abilities and creativity seriously blows me away. My only measly contribution to this project was the chocolate brown matting and the sewn edge.

weekend project
weekend project
weekend project
weekend project

To see more of Michelle’s gorgeous art, please visit her etsy shop, MKL Studio.

{ 31 comments… add one }

  • Elisa November 10, 2010, 4:49 pm

    Oh this is just the cutest idea ever!! Love how clean this is!! Beautiful beautiful project & congrats to your sis-in-law Liz!

  • peppermint November 10, 2010, 4:49 pm

    OMG! Get the heck out! These are phenomenal! I want one just to hang on my wall and stare at.

  • iamahoneybee.com November 10, 2010, 4:54 pm

    wow that is gorgeous! you should be so proud of what you guys made together!

  • lydia November 10, 2010, 4:58 pm

    wow! this is AMAZING! SO cute illustrations!

  • Jaime November 10, 2010, 5:16 pm

    WOW!! That is the cutest thing ever!

  • Tracy November 10, 2010, 6:52 pm

    oh. my. goodness. this is just beautiful!!! wow. your sister in law is one lucky girl. <3

  • Carly November 10, 2010, 7:58 pm

    This is so sweet and what a wonderful idea to mark the celebration!

  • Peter and Stephanie November 10, 2010, 8:15 pm

    wow!!! these are brilliant!! fantastic work!!!!

  • hellokittyispretty November 10, 2010, 9:43 pm

    This is THE most AMAZING baby shower invitation I've ever seen. I'm such a book nerd and this invitation really made me smile.

  • bec November 10, 2010, 10:52 pm

    look absolutely beautiful and professionally done. just gorgeous! congrats to your family :)

  • Life love, clutter and other beautiful things. November 11, 2010, 1:38 am

    Wow! This is fabulous. What an amazing invite. So unique and creative xox

  • DoggiNo November 11, 2010, 2:30 am

    Wow ! This is absolutely precious ! Such a beautiful birth card.

  • honey November 11, 2010, 6:04 am

    instructions, please!!!! this is fantastic.

  • Lisa November 11, 2010, 9:09 am

    Stunning! And I agree with Honey, I'd love to know your process!

  • Rebecca Grinder November 11, 2010, 10:32 am

    that's just fantastic! I can't get over how well done the invite is!

  • ViVre November 11, 2010, 11:39 am

    Woot woot, this is sóó precious.
    Would you please share ALL the instructions ….. 😉

  • Erica November 11, 2010, 12:52 pm

    This is the most amazing invitation I have ever seen! It is beautiful! You are so talented! I love the idea of a book themed baby shower.

  • Leora Sanford November 12, 2010, 1:51 pm

    oh my goodness, Liz. it's PERFECT!!! SO so clever. :)

  • Cindee November 12, 2010, 3:20 pm

    Can baby shower invites get anymore perfect than this?! Hannah is one lucky girl for having such talented people around her!

  • teaandbiscuits November 12, 2010, 7:07 pm

    Oh my gosh, this is incredible! what a talent! i'm sure your sister in law will really appreciate the gift
    much love,

  • Ange November 13, 2010, 7:40 am

    Lovely ♥♥♥

  • Angie November 13, 2010, 7:46 pm

    OMGOODNESS, I wish I was preggers just to make the invites!!! They are simply breath taking!!! Your right, she is very talented!! Thank you for sharing & props to her!!

  • shaui lee-bobis November 15, 2010, 12:56 am

    love the theme!

  • Elizabeth November 22, 2010, 11:49 pm

    oh, I love baby book showers. I've thrown a bunch over the years : ) But none with invitations as lovely as these!

  • reeve November 28, 2010, 9:09 am

    Oh good grief – TOO CUTE!!

    can I make them even if I'm not having a baby?

    would my friends think I was weird if I sent out b-day invites just like these…hmmm?

  • vonetta g February 21, 2012, 2:36 am

    is there anyway i can order these invites?!?!? they are a MUST have for a shower i’m planning. those are all mom-to-be’s favorite characters!!

  • Flo June 19, 2012, 10:23 am

    Oh my goodness! These are so precious:-). Do you sell these or a PDF file to print?

  • Melissa m October 5, 2012, 8:48 am

    I love the invite! Do you sell prints or a PDF file? I’m throwing a shower for my sister-in-law and she would love them! Thanks!

  • Angela Jordan January 5, 2013, 12:19 pm

    I would love to make these for a shower I am hosting. How can I get instructions and printing materials from you? Do you make these for sale?

  • Justine July 14, 2015, 3:19 pm

    Can you please tell me which book the last picture of the baby is from? I am trying to find babies from kids books to use for invitations also!

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