Birthday Banner.

I was so blown away by the thoughtfulness of this idea created by two of my dear friends. Still makes me choke up a bit. In celebration of my 30th birthday Kristin and Lindsay arranged to have a picture from my childhood (and beyond) given to me. The photos were hand delivered by various friends and each one included a kind sentiment from the deliverer. Everyday leading up to the big day was so exciting! The anticipation of seeing who would be delivering that day, which picture they would have and reading the kind notes made me feel so very special.






There was even a photo of myself that I'd never seen before. It's hard to tell in this shot but if you look closely at the picture left of Ryan, I'm standing in front of the Christmas tree wearing an E.T. shirt. A child of the 80's, for sure.

Don't you agree this would also be a sweet way to commemorate a Bride at her bridal shower? Or even a new mother at a baby shower... you could use photos from both the new father and mother to be. Ooh...the wheels are turning.

17 comments:

  1. I loved being a part of this and seeing all those sweet photos of you and your family up on your wall was so much fun!

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  2. I bet those folks loved being able to participate in such a grand outpouring of love!

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  3. beautiful.
    perfect gift for someone so lovely as you. :)
    (may half to borrow it. ::wink::)

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  4. this is such an amazing idea! it looks so beautiful up there on the wall. once again i have to tell you how completely blessed you are to have such wonderful friends & to have so many special people that love you.

    i'm so happy for you to have made the .com jump! i love what you've done with the place & i really (really) am excited about the announcements to come!

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  5. what a great idea! and such nice friends, too :)

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  6. that was the best idea! And i love your new site. can't wait to hear the news!

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  7. This is oh so adorable and special. I now want to do something like this for my sister-in-law.

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  8. I LOVE everything about this darling idea and how it was executed :) Thank you for posting and introducing the blog world to ANOTHER wonderful and thoughtful idea.

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  9. this is such a wonderful idea. so lovely!

    xo Alison

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  10. It was a genius idea and turned out beautiful!

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  11. this makes me so happy.
    loved to celebrate you.
    love, lindsay

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  12. i love this! i started doing clothesline pics for holidays, but what a great idea to do for birthdays for my kids! what sweet friends you have;)

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  13. This is one of the sweetest ideas I have ever heard! I would LOVE to receive this for my 40th Birthday! Hmmm... How do I plant the seed in someone's head I know? It would be great made into a keepsake book.

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  14. Awww. this is SO beautiful what a great idea.

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  15. okay. i officially love your blog. where have i been?!! xo.

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