I would like to claim hipster status on the first gift because I have been doing this for the past three years (though I got the idea from a parenting magazine in 2010.) I bought two wooden letter D's and a wooden A from Micheal's and took pictures of K holding each (usually over the course of a few days in different outfits). I bought a picture frame that had space for 3 portrait style 4x6 pictures and put the pictures in the frame spelling out DAD. It is really cool to compare the pictures from one year to the next and when she gets older I plan on making a large collage with them.
|Last year versus the year|
|In the frame|
K wanted to make her Dad a card and I thought we would try a non traditional one I pinned. You just have to trace the child's hands, cut them out, accordion fold a large strip of paper, and a little glue later you have a very cool personal card.
|Got to love when my feet make a post appearance|
|Ugly Cake in all its glory!|