My friend Tawnya + I love mermaids. We've passed this obsession love onto my two girls as well. Two summers ago when Tawnya's third baby (a girl!!) arrived we hoped we had another member for the mermaid club. Our recent move means I'm just over an hour away from my dear friend and her little ones. Over the last few months we've seen them more than in the last ten years. My heart is so happy being able to be part of her kids lives and seeing all our kid's get to know one another. It's really just the best thing ever.
Tawnya's sweet girl turned two earlier this month and her mama asked if I would make an explorer bag for her. Her two big brothers had one... so of course she needed one too. I used to sew these little bags up by the dozens for the shop. I think I can make one with my eyes closed. Or, perhaps, the evening before the birthday at 9pm because I procrastinate. Ahem~
I pulled some extra special mermaid fabric from my stash, Heather Ross purple mermaids. *swoon* And to put the whole mermaid theme over the top, we also gifted her three little mermaid friends and a sea inspired playsilk. Little T adored all her mermaid goodies and her mama sent me that picture of her in full I'm-on-a-mission-toddler-stride with her little bag. How sweet are those wild curls, right?
I think we can say the mermaid club is definitely up to five members. Good stuff I tell you~