Tuesday, October 28, 2008

What is in a Name?

As you know we aren't sharring Roo's name till he is here. Our reasoning behind this is simple 1) I don't want to hear everyone's opinion. 2) I think it will be fun for R to have something exciting to share with family once he is born.

But I also want to put his name up on the wall. I have a spot picked out that is perfect and while I really fell in love with letters from Etsy, at 20 dollars each that was kinda a budget breaker, think over 100 dollars. So I am doing it myself.

I got the steps from a fellow blogger and got to work. The project was fairly easy and the total cost was 20 dollars. Obviously I can't share the whole finished project yet but here is a single letter through the proccess.

And a funny story just to show how wierd people can get about not sharring his name:

I was at Joann's picking out letters to go on the wall which would make up Roo's name, when a lady comes up to me and starts asking me how far along I am and such. I have two different types of letters spelling out his name on the floor since I am trying to decide which font to use. She continues to talk to me about her children (she is about my mom's age) and then asks if we have a name picked out. I told her "Yes but we aren't sharing, however I think it is a obvious" and I nod toward the floor. I figured she would look down and see his name and that would be the end of it. Instead I got a ten minute lecture about how I should share the name with her because it isn't as though she is going to tell anyone. I told her again to look down at the ground, but she wouldn't, she just kept getting more irate with me. She finally walked away having never looked down, its funny how pissed she got about it.


Anonymous said...

It looks really cute, Ariel! You are very creative!

Some people just have a hard time with secrets. I don't plan on telling people either, and I just know my mom is going to be guessing all along.

By the way, do you think you could take my e-mail down in that post about Roo's World?

Ariella said...

Patty: Sorry I got behind on deleting them. They are down now.

I will be sending out the invite soon, just need to write a post in it still!

ggop said...

How odd she picked on you :-)
People are strange.

Amy (MyColonyNJ) said...

I love it - can't wait to hear the name!

Stephanie said...

The letters are so cute so far. I can't wait to hear the name, after of course the labor story. That is an odd story about the random woman getting so mad about you not sharing the name. I plan on making my letters for our nursery too.

Maria (MKC101103) said...

Maybe she can't read?? LOL.

Anonymous said...

He he, people crack me up!