Greta was blessed in our church wearing this little, white, vintage onesie when she was just a few weeks old. I found it again a few weeks ago while I was attempting to sort through all of her old clothes and clear some space out and I thought, “Ahh! Frameable! For her room!!” There might have been some tears mixed in there. Moving on.
The next day I gathered some supplies for the project. I have seen a lot of framed clothing pinned in place, but I really wanted to use a gold hanger to coordinate with other art we’re using–plus, cute! I ended up just using plastic hanger from Greta’s closet and some gold spray paint from Michaels. I also got 3/4 yard of bright pink, cheap fabric and a 16×20 shadow box from Hobby Lobby that was on clearance for $16.99.
The back of the box had, like, 15 screws (!!) that I unscrewed so I could “reupholster” the gray with a bright, bold pink.
While spray-painting the hanger, I also painted a little finishing nail gold and hammered it in place. It’s a good idea to put a thick piece of fabric or some sort of buffer over your freshly painted nail while hammering, so you don’t scratch off the paint. ;)
The finished product is something sentimental, girly, colorful and pretty cute. Greta loves pointing to it and saying, “Little baby goes to church!” I don’t quite know if she understands she was that little baby, but she will one day.
Have you ever cried over baby clothes and then framed them? Ha! Jenny recently did a round up of not just framed baby clothing, but also some great vintage pieces–including bathing suits! Or, you could always frame barbie clothes. Surprisingly chic!
Update: Here’s a photo of our girl at 9 or 10 weeks old on her blessing day in the outfit now framed above. :)
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