Saturday, August 29, 2009

The Middle Kid

Another layout for my pregnancy album. I am enjoying working with the 8 1/2 x 11 size.

Obviously this is the story of how we told my family about the impending arrival of baby #3. product: Cosmo Cricket Early Bird paper, Cosmo Cricket Celebrate Life sticker border, Scenic Route chipboard alpha, Heidi Grace metal flower, ribbon and brads.

I took the journaling right from our blog.

JOURNALING: We hadn't told anyone about you. We wanted to share the news with my family in person when we were in MN over the 4th of July. I had the not-so-original idea to make Scout a 'Middle Kid' t-shirt to wear. I told Nick my idea. I was envisioning a simple circle with a thin black outline, spring green interior and 'the middle kid' in a classic font. His response, "No, no, no you have to do. . . " and I honestly tuned out at that point because I knew he was going to come up with something fantastic.

Your Dad is so talented. I mean come on!! How perfect is this? It was better than I could have imagined. Bennet with the ever present BandAid on her leg. Stoli & Jones in the background. Our Team Sweeney flag. And of course our pigtailed girl Scout in the middle.

We put the shirt on Scout at Matt & Katie's house once Megan and Gregg arrived. Katie honed in on it right away. Her response, "Megan- Ha! I told you!" followed quickly by "Congratulations!" When my parents arrived they were just excited to see the kids (and us) that they really didn't tune in. They didn't tune in once we got out of the car to walk to Market Fest. Or when we got to Market Fest. Nick casually straightened Scout's shirt out and then the lightbulb went off.


jenney said...

Super cute layout!!

Melissa S said...

I love love love how you broke the news!! Soo cute. Love that lo too! How are you feeling???

Rita said...

So adorable, the layout and the shirt!!