Archive for the ‘Children’ Category

June 10th, 2016 by Celia

Irving Park Splash Pad Fun

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Portland is home to some great kid-friendly water features. The summer here is hot, long and surprisingly dry, so play-in fountains and splash pads are definitely a perk.
Last weekend it was 100 degrees! That’s hot for the Pacific Northwest. Irving Park splash pad was a great place to play because it has many gentle yet fun fountains and sprayers, and it’s shaded by a few massive maples which dapple the sun.
As you can see, Wolfgang had a blast.
Wishing you all a summer of sun, water and fun…

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February 9th, 2015 by Celia

A Sweet Combination… Baby and Botanicals

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Thanks to my Pinterest habit, I was really looking forward to doing a photo shoot with Babe surrounded by a wreath of seasonal botanicals for our birth announcements.
The photos didn’t have quite the effect I was looking for and weren’t used on the announcements, but it was nonetheless fun to experiment in this direction. Plus Rob doesn’t like photos of babies with their eyes closed; he prefers more lively shots.

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January 27th, 2015 by Celia

Handmade with Love: Botanical Baby Mobile

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Although newborn Wolfie has yet to appreciate it, I am ever inspired by the botanical mobile crafted at my baby shower. I find it inspiring and stunningly beautiful; and I can’t stop looking at it. The colors, textures and simple design is perfect for the nursery corner, and the fact that it was created by my good friends make it all the more special.

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January 18th, 2015 by Celia

Newest Addition to the Family

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I’d like to introduce you to our baby boy, Wolfgang. He’s pretty much the best thing ever…

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December 4th, 2014 by Celia

A Book & Botanical Baby Shower

I am still blissing out on my lovely baby shower. It was lovely beyond belief in so many ways.
My incredibly creative friend Holly hosted a group of good friends and decorated in a sweet baby book theme, with plants and flowers mixed in for good measure. Holly had received a bunch of old children’s books from her family, but they were a little too rough and worn for her son to read, so she used the pages and covers to decorate and make the invitations (I’ll post a photo of the invitations someday).

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