hello, ruby!

before ...

after!
As you can see, yesterday was a busy day.  I love when I finally finish a work-in-progress.  :)

Jared, Oscar, and I couldn't be more thrilled with the addition of little Ruby to our family.  She has a very enthusiastic fan club.


Posting will be very light for the next several weeks while we get re-adjusted, but I hope to pop in every now and again.  Please forgive me for not responding to comments, or if your emails go unanswered.  I will return eventually!

154 comments:

kirstin & jordan said...

YAY! CONGRATULATIONS!
She's gorgeous!

Stephanie said...

Your baby is absolutely precious. Congratulations!!!!!

Liam's Mummy said...

Oh my, she is beautiful. *sigh*

kristen said...

congratulations!! she is beautiful!!

Christie said...

Congratulations! You are (were) an adorable pregnant lady, and she is beautiful!!!

emedoodle said...

Congrats!!!! Hope you'll pop in from time to time, even to just share a pic of that lovely baby (and of course she'll model all those nice girly things you made for her right?). :) Rest up!

Kim said...

She's beautiful! Congratulations!

jackie said...

Congrats, Jill! She is a sweetheart...so cute (and I don't say that about just any baby!). So excited for you. Take as much time as you need mama.

Anna said...

congrats!! she's so adorable (I'm a sucker for baby girls). way to go!

LiEr said...

Congratulations, Jill! She is absolutely beautiful! Big hug and many happy thoughts and prayers for a smoooooth transition to a family of four, and sleep, too - lots of it!

Maria said...

Congratulations! So perfect. I hope the adjustment goes smoothly.

shelia said...

Oh Jill~~~ she is beautiful!!! congrats!

Can't wait to see more pictures :)

Tammy James said...

Congratulations!

Ayla said...

She's gorgeous! And you too, I hope I can look that good at that stage in pregnancy some day!

alilcrunchidoula said...

I think that is one of your best homemade projects!

chrystal said...

Congratulations ... she is so beautiful!!

Jodie said...

Congratulations , look at that little sleepy smile!

ellie g said...

Congrats, congrats! Nothing sweeter!

Sonya said...

Ruby is beautiful!!! Congratulations! She is such a perfect little being of love and light!
xoxoxo

Tere said...

How sweet! I'm so happy for you guys!

Polly said...

Congrats! Your before and after pics are both so cute!

Suzie LeCheminant said...

Okay...I read your blog faithfully, but NEVER comment and I just have to tonight!
First of all, cutest pregnant belly I have ever seen.
Second, what a darling little girl with my favorite name.
Best wishes and good luck with that sweet baby and I look forward to more projects from you :)

Duzza Bear said...

She's lovely! Congratulations! Also, you looked far too good and happy to be so mega-pregnant in the pic. I actually thought that was a basketball under your shirt for a second.

Cori said...

Congratulations! She is just beautiful.

Balubina69 said...

wow!!! congratulation!!!

Lille Blaa said...

She´s gorgeous :) Congratulations, and I´m happy to hear everything went alright. Best wishes for the coming weeks!

Kaja said...

Oh! She's so cute! And you can really see her brother being really proud of her!

Katie said...

Hi Jill,
Many Congratulations to you and your family, Ruby is very beautiful. I am a regular reader of your blog and am delighted to hear your happy news.
With all good wishes from England!
Katie

Queen of the Butterfly Ball said...

Great job Mama!!! Your little bitty "work" is just beautiful! Such sweet fat cheeks!!! Ooooh! Smell her little head for us and enjoy your rest these next few weeks!
Rachel

CreativeMama said...

She must be your best creation so far! And we all know the beautiful crafts you create. But she beats them all. Congratulations on your little princess..

Randi said...

Congratulations - she's beautiful!

Fabiana Pereira said...

congratulations!! she is beautiful :-)

Nancy's Couture said...

Congratulations! She is beautiful!!!

Jon and Lauren Swinson said...

She is beautiful! Congratulations!!

jlk said...

Congrats! She's lovely.

mommy2munchkins said...

Congrats...she's beautiful!!

Jessica said...

Congratulations! She is really beautiful!

Miss Jenn said...

don't worry about your blog...enjoy that sweet baby! congratulations!

Chris Davis said...

Congratulations! Blessings to your family :)

steph, the frenchie said...

A huge Bravo from France, for this lovely baby girl !
Stephanie, a new french fan of your blog and your talent!

Walden said...

Congrats!!! She's beautiful!

Lynette said...

Congratulations Jill!!

Chris said...

Felicidades! So happy that all went well. I love the name Ruby. It fits her little cherub face. Enjoy your family.

~Niki~ said...

a little gem she is, definitely! great name mom! congrats to you and the fam!
~niki

sebclar said...

Congratulations! She's beautiful.

Anonymous said...

Darling! Congratulations to you and your family.

Also? You look great 9 months pregnant. Jealous.

Steph said...

Congrats on the cute addition to your family! Enjoy the time for just you and them!

rkokes said...

what a cutie!!

Krista said...

Congratulations! Ruby is one beautiful little girl (and such a great name).

Smeeker082 said...

shes beautiful! Congrats!

michelle@somedaycrafts said...

Ruby is precious! Cute as can be! And that picture of you pregnant is so fun! You look great!!!

Andréann said...

Congratulations!
She's beautiful!

The Oxford Family said...

You both look wonderful! I didn't realize you were so close! Congrats!

S.E.Minegar said...

Beautiful baby girl. Love the name Ruby.

Jennifer said...

She's beautiful! Congrats!!!

Cheryl G. said...

Congratulations!
Beautiful!
Love the reaction of your son.
Priceless.

Gillian said...

Congratulations!!!!

I hope you are going to play the Kaiser Chiefs song 'Ruby' to her.

SkiptomyLou said...

Beautiful-- YOU and her!

Congratulations!

Cindy

Angeliquez said...

you did well mama!
no,you did awesome..she is beautiful..and what a sweet name too!
And you were a very lovely pregnant lady too!

love your blog and have been coming often,though haven't yet commented.
note to self:bad,bad self.

Anyways,take your time,do rest lots eat well and enjoy your little baby darling!

Lise said...

Congratulations! Looks like she's smiling already.

JaneyJ said...

She's beautiful! Congrats on the newest to your family!

Kristi @ Creative Kristi said...

Congrats! Love the name!! :)
Enjoy!
Kristi
@ Creative Kristi

Marianne & Clayton said...

As my grandmother would say, "Oh, she's a pretty." Congratulations!

savvy stitch said...

Congratulations on the newest edition to your beautiful family!

Céline said...

Félicitations ! Elle est superbe !
Belle et longue vie à vous quatre.
Dieu vous garde.
Céline

Britten said...

She´s üerfect, just fits to your family. Congratulations!

Jennifer said...

Congratulations! She is beautiful.

Mary said...

Congratulations! That's so great!

katy said...

Congratulations!! Pregnancy is amazing isn't it? That little one was in there all along :)

The Robinsons said...

Looks like you and Jared have now successfully produced TWO gorgeous babies! Congratulations and good luck with the early adjustment phase. I have loved having two even more than just one!

Susan said...

Baby girls are a treat! I'm just jealous of those pregnant ankles...I can see the bones in your feet and everything!!! Needless to say, my pregnant ankles never looked that good...more like tree stumps.
Congratulations Momma

Emily said...

Congratulations! She's so pretty!

bopeep said...

CONGRATULTIONS....
SHE IS SOOOO BEAUTIFUL !!!!
GOD BLESS YOU & YOUR FAMILY...
Prayers, Bo

Lisa said...

She is so beautiful! Congrats!

Annie said...

congratulations!

ConnieK said...

Congratulations! She is simply gorgeous!

Strictly Sewing said...

Great post! You look so cute almost about to pop. It seriously looks like you shoved a balloon under your shirt. Bet it feels good to remove the balloon. She's so cute and I love the name Ruby.

Yangs said...

when do we get to see the "after" picture of Jill? Both you and Ruby are cute as buttons! Take it easy as long as you'd like!

*CPA* Su said...

CONGRATS!!! She is so beautiful! But I'm sure you already know that! ;-)

Barbie and Craig said...

Delicious in every way!! I wish I looked like you whilst largely pregnant! You looked amazing, and I'm sure you do now, too :)

Congratulations!!

D said...

Congrats! My due date is in 10 days and I hope to have just as beautiful a finished product(though mine will be a boy :) )
She is beautiful! Enjoy your family time!

Eleanors Boutique said...

Congrats on your new bundle, she is adorable. Hope you are well.

Tasha said...

Congratulations! She is truly beautiful. Enjoy you next weeks while she is so small and tiny. I just love that phase. Glad all went well.

Amy said...

She is beautiful! Congratulations, Jill!

Amy said...

Congratulations!!!

Russell, Tiffany and Emily said...

Congratulations! She is beautiful!

claudia said...

Welcome Ruby!
Jill, she is just beautiful!
Congratulations to Mommy, Daddy and Big Brother Oscar!

Jenny said...

Wow! Congratulations! She is beautiful.

I love the before and after Ruby pics!

Linda said...

Congratulations! Ruby is a beautiful little girl--and blessed to be in your family!

Katie Beth KELLEY said...

now that is truly homemade by jill!!! :)
i follow your blog and love to look at your great ideas and style! i wish you the very best as you welcome your sweet little girl into the "real world."

Raelynn said...

Congratulations...what a beautiful miracle!

Michelle said...

Ah, congratulations Jill (& family)!!

What an adorable little girl. P.S. You look great even at full term!! How do you do it?? :)

Jana@Weekend Vintage said...

What an exciting time...and BTW-you are the cutest pregnant girl ever! And your perfect little one is adorable. Congratulations!
Jana

teedle. said...

Simply beautiful! Congratulations!

Stefhany said...

congratulations on baby #2! and how sweet is that picture of your family! felicidades!

Mandy @ mintnclandycreate said...

I love the before & after. Ruby is just beautiful!! Congratulations!

carmel said...

beautiful cute sweet baby!
congrats!
he is AMAZING

Maggie said...

wow! congratulations, she's beautiful. And you looked amazing with that big belly, in architecture speak we'd call that a big cantilever!

likeschocolate said...

Congratulations! She is beautiful. Wishing her a life of joy and happiness.

Ingaredstoka said...

Congratulations to you!! What a sweetie!! Cute family-picture!

Jen said...

Congratulations Jill and family! Welcome to the world Ruby. By the way, love that name. I'm trying to convince my husband that Ruby Jane should be the name of our next little girl.

hanci06 said...

Congrats!She's beautiful!

Lynne said...

Ruby is a beautiful name. Congrats! She's gorgeous! Now go get some rest!

Margaret in Canada said...

Beautiful mom, beautiful baby! Ruby is so cute - I love her cheeks! You look great pregnant, by the way. Well, I mean, you look great even when you're not pregnant, but you look super especially when you're pregnant!

Congratulations!

Jennifer said...

Congratulations on your new addition!

I Am Momma - Hear Me Roar said...

Congrats, Jill! She's perfect. You looked amazing pregnant! You are really one of those no-weight-anywhere-except-the-little-basketball-in-front girls. So cute! Love the name Ruby, too. Way to finish that work in progress. Excellent work!

Arya said...

Congratulations!! She is beautiful!!

Kourtney said...

Congrats! Take it all in and enjoy... it goes by way to fast! Such a beautiful family you all make. :)

Suzy D. said...

Great Job!
she's Beautiful!

lifeinredshoes said...

Holy Smoke girl, how did you stay upright?
And a sincere congratulations, what a blessed event:)

Jacqui said...

Congratulations!!!! Ruby is gorgeous!! Hope you're getting plenty of rest mamma!

the.mrs said...

Congratulations on a beautiful little gem! Oh, and on not only giving me sewing fever but BABY fever too! My husband is going to parental control block your blog.. :) haha

Mel said...

Congrats on Ruby's arrival!

Stacey said...

Congratulations!! She is beautiful!
Stacey

Lexie Loo & Dylan Too said...

Congratulations! She is beautiful!

Tatkis said...

Ах, Ruby так сладко ! Добрые щеки :) Congratulations!!

Best wishes,
Tatyana

Anonymous said...

hurray!!
congratulations and welcome ruby!!

barbara from italy

Jenn @ Delicious Ambiguity said...

Congratulations! Just wanted to let you know that I have given you The Versatile Blogger Award because I think that you have a great blog.

http://www.mydeliciousambiguity.com/2010/07/new-awards-heaps-of-thanks.html

Have a great day!
-Jenn
My Delicious Ambiguity

JerseyBaby said...

Welcome to the world, Ruby! And congratulations!

Ana Salomé said...

Congratulations :) She's lovely!!!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations, shes adorable :)

Amanda Joy said...

Yea! Oscar will be so excited for a little sister, until he is older, and she likes his friends:)

Congratulations

Kylie's Mom said...

What a beautiful baby, and a beautiful family. Congratulations to all :)

Arielle I. said...

She's seriously adorable, Jill!! :] It's so funny how baby girls like to lay long ways in your belly...makes them look so much bigger! haha

blair said...

She is beautiful - you are beautiful. Your family is perfect!

Amy said...

she's beautiful! congrats to your family!

Tiffany said...

Gorgeous! Congratulations Jill.

Patty's Stitches said...

She's beautiful! Congratulations. Another "project" complete!

Llamabean said...

Congratulations, what a beautiful little girl. Love her name and it seems to suit her.
Congratulations to your whole family.

Gator World!! said...

I am super happy for y'all! And she is just a beautiful little girl, congratulations!

Shirley Chicken Legs said...

Blessings abound. I am so pleased for you and yours.

luvinthemommyhood said...

Oh...so cute!!! Adorable! Congratulations to you and your family! It seems like yesterday that Harper was born, but she's already 8 weeks!!!! Hope you're feeling well and getting a bit of rest and maybe some sleep...haha. Big hugs to you and your family.

Andrea said...

Congrats! She's beautiful =)

summerbummer said...

youre suck a cute little pregger woman! And Ruby is gorgeous! Contratulations!

sarahthings said...

Congratulations! Ruby is adorable. :)

Jaime said...

And then there were four. Huge congrats can't wait to start seeing all the mega cute ruffles and beautiful handcrafted pieces you make for the newest member of your family. Just out of interest did Ruby arrive with your signature "made" logo on the bottom of her left foot :)

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on your sweet little girl! They are SO fun to craft for... enjoy this time with your family.
Kim S.

Random Chance said...

Many Congratulations to you! She is beautiful! I can't believe how big your belly was in the before picture, and it was ALL belly! You look good! Take care! :)

I will be looking forward to seeing your posts in a few weeks!

Rachelle said...

Congrats! What a beautiful girl! I just gave you a brand new blog award launched today at
RachelleWrites Hope you enjoy it!

Purple Quilter Queen said...

Congrats Jill! She's adorable!! I love those cheeks! Best of luck! Jenn

Rosy Creations said...

Congratulations She is beautiful.

Nancy said...

Congrats! She's precious : ) Having one of each is so much fun! Hope our stay at Cottage wasn't too bad.

Mango Mom said...

Yeah! Congrats to you and your family. I have 10 weeks to go until I get to hold mine. I just love new babies. Can't wait!

Marta said...

Congrats!!! So precious!

Crazy Phillips Momma said...

Hi Jill,

Oscar is getting so big and the baby is a doll. Of course we love the name Ruby. My grandma will be thrilled to find out you named her Ruby. We missed you all at the reunion. It was fun to see everyone. Hopefully we will see you, Jared and the kids soon. Take care.

jillbert said...

She's beautiful! Enjoy your family time!

inday_adin said...

So precious! Congratulations!

Miz Dinah said...

Congratulations, Jill! One of your two best projects ever. :)

Lee said...

Oh my goodness! She's beautiful AND you're the only person I've ever seen with "MY" pregnancy belly. My mom called me "The Icebreaker" for the last few weeks. Congrats to you (and your back...I'm sure it's feeling better too!).

Housewife Bliss said...

you look amazing! simply amazing! I can tell you that when I went from 1-2 it was rather hard, but mine were 19 mths apart, hang in there through the hard times until you find your groove with loving 2 angles, it will get easier and more fun as darling ruby grows. You are blessed with 2 darling children and one fab figure.

two of a feather said...

congrats! that is so totally how i look right now...and soooo done! wish i could keep the cute smile on my face like you!

Colleen said...

Congratulations! She is beautiful. Good luck and take care.

V and Co. said...

okay so i just have to say that you were the cutest pregnant lady i have ever seen! congrats on ruby getting here a little late...i've been on blog leave for a few months. :)

Alexkold said...

Very good small baby!