Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Easter ties & brotherly love

So even after I blogged last week about ties for little boys the day before Easter I realized I hadn't made anything for Mason and Grahm to wear. I had found them some cute colorful shirts at Target (matchy - but not matching) and pulled some fabric out of my stash for their ties.


Deciding


I couldn't decide what color but a few texts to my best friend and I landed on the fun, springy, yellow. About 45 minutes later (seriously - the velcro neck tutorial is SO easy!) I had these puppies done:


Easter ties for boys.


I think they went perfectly with their bright, fun shirts.


Brothers


Why is it so hard to get a good picture of two boys?

Maybe because it's torture to sit by your little brother?


Torture to take a picture with your brother


Especially when he scoots too close too you and you can't help but give him a little elbow jab?


Throwing elbows


But they're so cute. They can get away with it with each other - at least for awhile. ;]


G on Easter

Mason on Easter


I hope you had a great Easter!

14 comments:

  1. The ties were perfect! And how cute are those boys?...........:)

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  2. they look adorable in theit ties! and i can relate to the brother pictures. it is so hard to get a good one og my boys together!!

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  3. They are so adorable. I love the elbow jab picture, and Mason looks pretty comfortable with his smirky face. Love!

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  4. Your boys look darling! Great pics. They are adorable. Such fun at this stage!

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  5. oh my gosh! these photos are absolutely adorable! your boys are bundles of energy and i love that! there is something so charming and funny about that last photo. you have two cuties!

    oh, and those ties are great too!

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  6. Love the ties! I am glad I am not the only one who can't get my kids to pose. How do people get these professional pictures of their children? I love the jabbing one. :)

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  7. So cute! Your oldest looks so much like you.

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  8. LOVE how vibrant they are!
    I wonder if I could pull this off for my hubby??.....

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  9. Cute boys! I think it is easier to dress boys up than girls. Girls need so much fuss; boys can be dressed up with a cute tie!

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  10. I had that same Susan Branch fabric - never in a million years would I have thought of using it for ties! Brilliant.

    I was just seeing who else is coming to the Quilt Market meetup - looking forward to seeing you. :)

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  11. The ties turned out SO cute! I love that fabric (what is it?)

    You have inspired me and I'm going to make ties for my sister's wedding. Yellow.

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  12. oh i love them!! (the ties AND the boys) ... super cute colors and your boys are adorable!!

    i really need to make some ties for my boys. i can never find ones in the store that i love.

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  13. I am so glad we decided on the yellow! It ties them together so much. Such cuties!!!

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