Awesome, Sentimental Baby Shower Gift

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I have a friend who is incredibly thoughtful and sentimental.
Her name is Lacey.
Lacey gives the best gifts.
The kind of gifts that let you know she “gets” you.
Lacey recently showed me this sweet and completely unique gift she put together for her sister in law.

So here’s the idea:
At the baby shower you pass out a piece of card stock (about the size of an index card) to each of the guests.
Each guest is assigned a letter from the alphabet.
They write the letter on the front and then draw a picture of something starting with that letter on the back.
Then the host collects all the completed alphabet cards, gets them laminated, hole punched and puts a ring through them.
Lacey saved them as a gift for her nephews first birthday.

I’m pretty sure I would bawl like a baby if I unwrapped this gift for my son’s first birthday.

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Ashley Stock
I'm Ashley. Sometimes I craft, occasionally I cook, everyday I write, and I'm always Momma. This is my blog. I keep it real while still seeing the rainbows and butterflies in all of life's lessons.
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  1. My best friend had everyone do this at my baby shower and I love it! I love looking through the book with my daughter and telling her who drew each picture and how much that person loves her! She’s 20 months now and will sometimes point to a picture and tell me who drew it!

  2. This is SUCH a cute idea ! Thanks for sharing !!

  3. What a great idea. Just love Danielle’s comment. Made me tear up! Lacey is such a sweet Aunt… and friend!

  4. I adore this idea! Such a wonderful keepsake!

  5. I love this idea, which someone would have thought of this 50 some years ago when my children were born.

  6. Chritsi @ The Chapters of Our Lives says:

    I love this idea. I am going to have to remember this for future nieces and nephews.

  7. Aw this is sooo sweet! Gotta save this for the future! You always have the cutest crafts!

  8. Great idea!! I have to notice that the family is very artistic. A book like this my family would be stick figures ;)

  9. such a cute and thoughtful idea! love it

  10. They did something like this at my shower. It is one of my favorite gifts. They used stickers, markers and their imagination…came out perfect.

  11. Super creative idea and what a practical gift to be used over and over!

  12. What a beautiful and oober thoughtful gift!
    A memory for all to cherish forever!

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