Stories We’re Telling

Every blanket tells a story, here are a few….

Life Story Blanket. This blanket is for my mom (in picture). We gave her a life story blanket for her birthday. She sleeps with it over her every night.

Virginia Mary Born October 11, 1933 ❤ met the love of your life, Charles at St. Ritas and Married June 27, 1953 ❤ Loved by your children Mary, Cathy, Carol, John, Steve and Ginny ❤ Grandma to 25 grandchildren and great grandma to 12 and counting ❤ You are a perfect example of unconditional love ❤ You inspire us all to be loving wives, mothers, and grandmothers ❤ An expert cook, your Krafty Crescent Lasagna will always be a favorite ❤ talented piano player ❤ A week at Grandmas brought special outings and memories ❤ You taught us to be lifelong learners, cultivated a love of travel taking trips with us to Japan, France, Disney World and Out West ❤ Your greatest gift to us all is the gift of faith ❤ We will love and cherish you forever

Baby Story Blanket. This blanket was for a new baby boy. This was made for this “little prince” so that he may always feel the love and comfort of his family. 

Welcome to the world Jacob Lev ❤ August 17, 2017, 10:33 PM ❤ Winthrop University Hospital ❤ 9 lbs 5 oz ❤ 22 inches tall ❤ Our little prince ❤ Ema Rochelle AND Aba Brett ❤ Big sister Lielle ❤ Doggies Barkly & Ollie ❤ We didn’t know we could love so much until the day we felt your touch ❤ Dream big Jakey Babey ❤

Life Story Blanket. This blanket was given to this woman for her 50th birthday.

 

Michelle is a sorority house mom who just celebrated her 50th birthday.  The sorority girls got together and wanted to give her something special…They came up with “50 Things We Love About Michelle”!  The blanket was filled will all the things the girls love about Michelle.  Her reaction to the gift says it all…
For the full video of her reaction you can check it out on our Facebook page here 50 reasons we love you

Baby Story Blanket. This new baby’s blanket includes a unique touch. This customer wanted to include her own special poem. Her special words makes this blanket even more personal. A simple and beautiful symbol of warmth, comfort and security – with words that will be looked back on for years to come, as a reminder of just how much they are loved.

 

LIAM CHRISTOPHER ARRIVED AUGUST 29, 2017 AT 7:52 AM  5 LBS 4 OZ  18.75 INCHES LONG  MOMMY IS KATIE  DADDY IS KEVIN  PET DOGGIES ARE ATLAS & COLT  HERE SLEEPS A BOY WITH A HEAD FULL OF MAGICAL DREAMS, A HEART FULL OF WONDER AND HANDS THAT WILL SHAPE THE WORLD  GOD BLESS LIAM

Baptism Blanket. This baby’s blanket was given for a special occasion. This baby girl received her little keepsake as a baptism blanket. It’s personalized with her baptism date, godparents, church, and a special bible verse. 

 

Eve  Baptized into Christ Novermber 17, 2017 at St. Michael’s  Godparents are Daniel and Emma ❤ God in heaven hear my prayer and keep me in thy loving care ❤ Be my guide in all I do and bless all those who love me too ❤ Amen ❤ God Bless Eve 

Baby Story Blanket. This blanket was made before this baby was born. Therefore, we did not have the birth stats. We embroidered a beautiful poem instead.

 

WELCOME TO THE WORLD, SWEET BABY. IT IS THE MORNING OF YOUR LIFE AND ALL YOUR DREAMS ARE JUST BEGINNING  YOU ARE A WARM AND WONDROUS GIFT TO THE WORLD, FOR YOU ARE MADE OF LULLABIES AND LOVE, AND SO MANY WISHES COME TRUE. MAY YOU ALWAYS BE SURROUNDED BY LISTENING HEARTS AND NURTURING HANDS. MAY YOUR DREAMS TOUCH THE SKY AND MAY YOU ALWAYS KNOW HOW VERY MUCH YOU ARE LOVED 

Life Story Blanket. This was a 70th birthday story blanket for a very special mom. 

 

70 years ago the world became a more beautiful place  Maureen, born November 13, 1946 Chicago, IL  While flying for TWA you met the love of your life, Joe  and married April 3, 1969. Together you created a beautiful family in Rockford, IL  You traveled to amazing places like Italy, Greece, Australia and cruised the world  Dearest Mimi to Kevin, Colin, Ryan, Jacob and Connor  You and Danda opened up the world to your grandchildren with special trips to San Diego, Gatlinburg, and Alaska   Known for your delicious yeast rolls and Mimi special  Your commitment to healthy living inspires us all  You have a passion for Theatre, Opera and lovely things  You are beautiful inside and out  Your love for the Lord always shines through. With love forever Noelle and Chris & Jason and Summer & Kevin, Colin, Ryan, Jacob and Connor 

Care Blanket. This throw size story blanket was given to provide comfort to a loved one going through the difficulties of chemotherapy. Her friends wanted to give her something special that would always remind her to keep the faith and be a constant reminder of how much they love her. 

 

MAY THE LORD BLESS YOU AND KEEP YOU, AND MAY HIS FACE SHINE UPON YOU ❤ AND I PRAY THAT THE LORD WILL BE GRACIOUS TO YOU, AND GIVE YOU PEACE ❤ IN PLEASANT TIMES, MAY YOU ALWAYS KNOW THAT EVERY GOOD THING COMES FROM HIM ❤ IN TROUBLED TIMES, MAY YOU ALWAYS KNOW THAT HE IS RIGHT THERE BY YOUR SIDE ❤ NOW GO OUTSIDE AND LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE, AND LET THESE WORDS ECHO THROUGH THE SEASONS OF YOUR LIFE ❤ EVEN THOUGH WE MAY NOT BE WITH YOU, KNOW THAT EACH TIME YOU WRAP YOURSELF IN THIS BLANKET YOU ARE WRAPPING YOURSELF IN OUR LOVE ❤ ALWAYS REMEMBER…YOU ARE BRAVER THAN YOU THINK ❤ STRONGER THAN YOU SEEM ❤ AND LOVED MORE THAN YOU KNOW ❤ ❤ ❤

Life Story Blanket. This blanket was given by a daughter to her mother. She wanted to give her mother something extra special for Mother’s Day. It was filled with all the things she loves about her mom.

THIS IS WHAT I LOVE ABOUT YOU  YOU ALWAYS MAKE ME FEEL SO LOVED  YOU ARE A WONDERFUL OMA TO JADE, BARRIC AND MILES  YOU ARE THE BEST LISTENER WHEN I NEED SOMEONE TO TALK TO  YOU ARE PATIENT  YOU ARE KIND TO EVERYONE  YOU ARE A LOYAL FRIEND  YOU ARE A WONDERFUL TEACHER  YOU ARE STRONG  YOU ARE A FAITHFUL CHRISTIAN  A MOTHER HOLDS HER CHILDS HAND FOR A MOMENT, AND THEIR HEART FOR A LIFETIME SHE STOOD IN THE STORM AND WHEN THE WIND DID NOT BLOW HER AWAY, SHE ADJUSTED HER SAILS  HAPPY MOTHERS DAY 

Life Story Blanket. This blanket was so fun! Two sisters took a trip together and at the end of their adventure one of the sisters wanted to give the other this blanket which had all their memories and fun times embroidered along the edges. She would always remember their special sisters trip. 

HOLA ME ❤ ADVENTURES IN RETIREMENT 2018 ❤ KATHY & TOM, DONNA & GERRY ❤ MAYAN PALACE MARINA PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO ❤ ATTACK OF THE KILLER BEE ❤ FIRST AMAZING SUNSET ❤ BUMPY BUS RIDES & TINY TAXI CABS ❤ SHOPPING AT WALMART, YUMMY BAKERY BUT NO CROCKPOT ❤ XAIME XIMENEZ MOUTH PAINTER ❤ MASS AT OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE ❤ CROSSING THE BRIDGE TO RIO CUALE ISLE ❤ HUSBAND DAY CARE  FOR TOM & GERRY ❤ FLEA MARKET FOR KATHY & DONNA ❤ LUNCH AT OSCAR’S ❤ BEAUTY AND MAJESTY OF BREACHING HUMPBACK WHALES ❤ OPALS ❤ TEQUILA TASTING AND LUNCH AT RANCHO EL VERANO ❤ KODAK MOMENT BETWEEN GERRY AND DON QUIXOTE ❤ FISHING ON ALFREDO’S LUCINA III ❤ STORMING THE BEACH AT YELAPA ❤ QUALITY SISTER TIME ON THE MALECON ❤ PHOTO BOMBING AND ICE CREAM CONES ❤ LAST AMAZING SUNSET ❤ ADIOS  ❤ ME TOO

Some Of Our Completed Story Blankets

Life Story Blanket. One of our favorite dads/grandpas! We made this blanket for his 75th birthday. All of his children each listed one or more of their favorite memories about dad. I used something from every child and put together this story for his special story blanket.

 

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT YOU  YOU TAUGHT US TO HAVE FAITH  DANNYS PIZZA AT 9:30 PM  YOUR LOVE FOR ANIMALS, ESPECIALLY YOUR GRAND-DOGS  YOUR SENSE OF HUMOR AND EASY LAUGHS  YOU GIVE THE BEST HUGS  YOU ALWAYS SAY I LOVE YOU  YOU GOT SHADOW TO BARK  YOU LAUGH SO HARD AT THE ROADRUNNER  WHEN YOU SING FOREVER & EVER, AMEN  YOU TOOK US CAMPING  YOU GOT THE WRENCH FOR MOM WHEN SHE WAS SCALDING HER ASS  YOU LOVE SNACKS  YOUR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY AND RESPECT FOR THE US MARINE CORP  YOU CALL ME UNA BABE  YOU’VE TOUCHED SO MANY PEOPLE’S LIVES WITH YOUR WARMTH, KINDNESS AND COMPASSION  YOU CAUGHT A CRIMINAL IN LAKE GENEVA  HOW MUCH YOU LOVE YOUR WIFE AND OUR MOTHER, SHEILA  LOVE KEN & GINNY, TOM & JULIE, MARY & BUDDY, KATHY & PAUL  SEMPER PHI 

Life Story Blanket. This special life story blanket was an 80th birthday gift to this woman. It’s filled with favorite memories from all her children, their spouses, and her grandchildren. Clearly, her reaction says it all! 

 

 

ROSE ANNA  ❤  SEPTEMBER 10, 1937 ❤  MARY & WALTER ❤  MARY VERNE HANK BERK HELEN WALLY ❤ GAGE PARK 1956 ❤ MET RAY AT PEOPLES GAS ❤  NEW YEARS EVE 1960 AT MILLERS PUB ❤ MARRIED SEPTEMBER 23, 1961 AT ST JOHN OF GOD ❤ 49TH PLACE ❤ WOLCOTT ❤ SCHAUMBURG APRIL 1970 ❤ MOM TO ROSEANN ROBERT RACHEL RAYMOND AND SPOUSES JIM JODI JOHN JILL ❤ GRANDMA TO RYAN RAYMOND MICHAEL ELLIE BRIAN KATIE ANDY MATTHEW SOPHIA PETER JACOB MEGAN JILLIAN ❤ PARALEGAL ENGINEER PT DOCTOR* FAMILY DINNERS & FROZEN CUPCAKES ❤ TS ❤ THE SECRET BAKERY ❤ CIVIC POOL ❤ BUYING CARS ❤  ZIP A DEE DOO DAH ❤ DALLAS & LOVE BOAT ❤ LATE NIGHTS AT DINING ROOM TABLE ❤ LOVE IS… ❤ PALMER HOUSE ❤ MCDONALDS ❤ VOLKSWAGEN ❤ MARSHALL FIELDS ❤ COUNTRY DONUTS ❤ RED GERANIUMS ❤  CHRISTMAS ❤ SAINT MARYS MARQUETTE NOTRE DAME

Baby Story Blanket. This baby’s boy blanket is filled with love. He will always be surrounded by “listening hearts and nurturing hands” and never forget the love that is all around him. 

 

COOPER WADE ❤ SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 AT 2:03 PM ❤ 7 LBS 6 OZ ❤ 20 INCHES ❤ MOM IS HEATHER DAD IS RYAN ❤ BIG SISSIES ARE PAYTON & LOLA ❤ WELCOME TO THE WORLD, FOR YOU ARE A WARM AND WONDROUS GIFT TO THE WORLD, FOR YOU ARE MADE OF LULLABIES AND LOVE, AND SO MANY WISHES COME TRUE ❤ MAY YOU ALWAYS BE SURROUNDED BY LISTENING HEARTS AND NURTURING HANDS AND ALWAYS KNOW HOW VERY MUCH YOU ARE LOVED

Care Blanket. This was a blanket that a daughter made for her mother. Her mother was fighting cancer and her daughter wanted to do something for her. She made this blanket filled with their favorite memories and the mother used it to keep her warm during chemo treatments. She was always reminded of the love that surrounded her during those difficult times. 

 

SWING-LO, SWEET MOLLY BRIANA ❤ WINNIE THE POOH BEDROOM ❤ MATCHING DOLL PAJAMAS ❤ HUGGLES AND SNUGGLES ❤ DOLL HOUSE AND MUSIC BOX STORES ❤ 115 FAYETTE BLVD. ❤ SANTA’S FOOTPRINTS IN THE ASHES ❤ BREAKFAST DATES BEFORE SCHOOL ❤ CRAB APPLE TREE ❤ SKI RACES, HOT COCOA, AND LONG DRIVES TOGETHER ❤ COLLEGE DINNERS & WEGMANS TRIPS ❤ HEART NECKLACE ❤ GRANDPUPPIES ❤ GRANDBABY VISITS ❤ OFFICE WALLS AND GRANDBABY PICS ❤ GRANDPARENT ADVENTURES ❤ GRAMMY IS BETER THAN SANTA ❤ FOOTPRINTS IN PLASTER ❤ GRAMMY-MADE STORY BOOKS ❤ DISNEY FAIRY DUST ❤ RED NOSES AND ELEPHANT JOKES ❤ SCRAPBOOKED MEMORIES ❤ DOLLAR BILLS IN GREETING CARDS ❤ APPLE FARM AND DRIVEWAY WATER PARKS ❤ DAILY PHONE CALLS, LITTLE DETAILS ❤

Life Story Blanket. This father wanted to make a special blanket for his daughter, Reverend Shannon, who was leaving for El Salvador for a one year mission. He filled it with her favorite scriptures to remind her that her family loves her and is always with her, no matter how far apart they may be. 

REVEREND SHANNON ❤ I CAN DO ALL THINGS THROUGH CHRIST WHO STRENGTHENS ME, PHILIPPIANS 4.13 ❤ I TELL YOU THE TRUTH, WHATEVER YOU DID FOR ONE OF THE LEAST OF THESE BROTHERS OF MINE, YOU DID FOR ME, MATTHEW 25.40 ❤ THE LORD WILL PROTECT YOU FROM ALL EVIL, HE WILL KEEP YOUR SOUL, THE LORD WILL GUARD YOUR GOING OUT & YOUR COMING IN FROM THIS TIME FORTH & FOREVER PSALM 121.8 ❤ SHANNON, WE LOVE YOU SO MUCH, YOUR FAMILY ❤

Love Story Blanket. This special blanket was given to Alex and Crystal as a wedding gift. It is totally personalized with things about their first date, where they met, things they like to do together, proposal date, marriage date, and more. It’s their own love story that they can wrap themselves up in. 

EVERY LOVE STORY IS BEAUTIFUL, BUT OURS IS MY FAVORITE ❤ ALEX & CRYSTAL MET AT ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY ❤ OUR FIRST DATE WAS APRIL FOOLS DAY, 2010 ❤ SOME THINGS THAT MAKE OUR RELATIONSHIP SPECIAL ARE WE LOVE COORDINATING OUR HALLOWEEN COSTUMES AND GOING TO THE BEACH TOGETHER ❤ ALTHOUGH WE’VE BEEN TOGETHER FOR SEVEN YEARS, WE ARE SO OBSESSED WITH EACH OTHER THAT PEOPLE THINK WE ARE ONLY SEVEN MONTHS INTO OUR RELATIONSHIP ❤ CRYSTAL PROPOSED DECEMBER 26, 2015 ON CAMELBACK MOUNTAIN IN PHOENIX, AZ ❤ WE MARRIED JULY 29, 2017 AT THE SOUTH SHORE CULTURAL CENTER IN CHICAGO, IL ❤ HERE’S TO LOVE AND LAUGHTER AND HAPPILY EVER AFTER.

Love Story Blanket. This love story blanket was given to Matt and Carli as a wedding gift. It’s their unique story of how they met and fell in love and has one of my favorite bible passages, 1 John 4:19. 

Every love story is beautiful but ours is my favorite ❤ Matt and Carli ❤ Met Friday, January 12, 2012 in Grand Ridge, Illinois at Jr’s Bar and Grill. Carli introduced herself and asked Matt what his name was.  Not satisfied with just a first name, Carli asked for his last name, to which Matt replied Cade. Carli paused with a smile and replied, Carli Cade… I like that. ❤ Engaged on April 22, 2015. Getting down on one knee Matt proposed in Ottawa, after first asking Ron’s permission. ❤ We were married Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 4:00 pm at Senica’s Deer Park Golf Club in Oglesby, IL ❤ Our first dance was Overwhelmed by Tim McMorris ❤ Now I’m in a Whole New World With You ❤ We love because he first loved us… 1 John 4:19 ❤

Confirmation Blanket. This was a blanket given to a young woman making her confirmation. This special memento will always remind her of her faith and commitment to God. 

SPIRIT OF GOD GRANT ME, THE GIFT OF WISDOM TO SEE THE WORLD THROUGH YOUR EYES ❤ THE GIFT OF COUNSEL TO MAKE DIFFICULT DECISIONS ❤ THE GIFTS OF KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING TO USE MY MIND TO KNOW YOU AND TO LOVE YOU ❤ THE GIFT OF FORTITUDE TO HAVE THE COURAGE TO LIVE IN FAITH DESPITE THE DIFFICULTIES AND DISAPPOINTMENTS ❤ THE GIFT OF PIETY TO BE ABLE TO EXPRESS MY SPECIAL LOVE AND COMMITMENT TO YOU ❤ AND THE RIGHT KIND OF AWESOME FEAR THAT MAKES ME PAUSE TO WONDER AND REVERE GOD’S LOVE. AMEN. ADELAIDE ROSE CONFIRMED MARCH 22, 2017 AT ST. RAPHAEL’S ❤

Memorial Blanket. This life story blanket was one of the most special blankets I have had the honor to make. A family had recently lost a loved one. The mother wanted to make this blanket for her daughter so that she would always remember her father. This blanket contains all their favorite memories and things about her dad. Every time she wraps herself up, may she remember the love and comfort of her father. 

MY AMAZING DAD, DAVID MEADOWCRAFT, FILLED US WITH A LIFETIME OF MEMORIES ❤ TYPEWRITER REPAIR MAN FOR 44 YEARS ❤ COULD FIX ANYTHING ❤ EXTRAORDINARY MEMORY AND NEVER NEEDED A GPS ❤ A GURU AT BUILDING RACECARS ❤ WON 10 RACECAR CHAMPIONSHIPS AND THE FIRST RACE EVER AT BOB-JO SPEEDWAY ❤ DAYTONA 500 ❤ TRAVELING AROUND THE COUNRTY IN OUR VW CAMPER ❤ BUMMING WITH YOU TO VISIT RACECAR FRIENDS ❤ EAGLE WATCHING ❤ NATURE DAY TRIPS ❤ FEEDING DUCKS AT THE LAGOON ❤ BUREAU CANAL ❤ DEPUE ❤ GALENA ❤ HENNEPIN WETLAND INITIATIVE ❤ SELF-RELIANT ❤ YOUR BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS ❤ CARVING SUPER-SIZED PUMPKINS ❤ WE’RE OFF LIKE A HERD OF TURTLES ❤ NEVER ASSUME ANYTHING ❤ ABOVE ALL YOU LOVED YOUR FAMILY, AND YOU ARE LOVED ❤

Life Story Blanket. This blanket was very unique! These parents gave their daughter who is an actress this life story blanket that was filled with all the names of every play she has ever been in. 

CHRISTINE SHERRILL OUR BRIGHTEST STAR ❤ BIELKE, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF ❤ ANNA, THE KING AND I ❤ LUCY, JEKYLL AND HYDE JOAN, ANYONE CAN WHISTLE ❤ WITCH, INTO THE WOODS ❤ LINA LAMONT, SINGING IN THE RAIN ❤ FRAULEIN KOST, CABARET ❤ CELESTE, ONCE UPON A TIME IN NEW JERSEY ❤ MS. SANDRA, ALL SHOOK UP ❤ GEORGIA HENDRICKS, CURTAINS ❤ NORMA DESMOND, 2013 JEFF AWARD, SUNSET BOULEVARD ❤ MRS. CRATCHIT, A CHRISTMAS CAROL ❤ DYANNE, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET ❤ PAULETTE, LEGALLY BLONDE ❤ MS. HANNIGAN, ANNIE ❤ AUDREY, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS ❤ DONNA & TANYA, MOMMA MIA ❤ KATE, KISS ME KATE ❤ VIOLET, THE FIX ❤ ELISE, FIRST WIVES CLUB ❤ ROSE, GYPSY ❤ WE LOVED YOU IN EVERY ROLE ❤ WE WATCH YOUR STAR GROWING BRIGHTER AND HIGHER AND WE LOVE YOU MORE THAN ALL THE STARS 

Life Story Blanket. This blanket was a group project. Seven siblings all came together and collaborated on this blanket to give to their mother for her 80th birthday. We worked together and put all their favorite memories and loving thoughts on this blanket. 

TO OUR DEAREST MOM AND NANA❤ THERE ARE SO MANY REASONS TO LOVE YOU ❤ YOU ARE DEVOTED TO YOUR FAITH AND FAMILY ❤ YOU ALWAYS HAVE CHOCOLATE MILK IN THE FRIDGE ❤ YOU MAKE THE BEST STOCKINGS ❤ YOU’RE A LIFELONG GOLFER ❤ YOU’RE THE BEST AT PUZZLES ❤ MEMORIES MADE PLAYING IN YOUR POOL ❤ GOING TO THE BEACH ❤ PICKING ORANGES OFF YOUR ORANGE TREE IN FLORIDA ❤ PLAYING WITH MR POTATO HEAD ❤ FAMILY VACATIONS TO CAPE COD, DISNEY WORLD, THE GREENBRIER AND JUPITER FLORIDA ❤ YOU’RE OUR #1 SPORTS FAN ❤ YOU HAVE TOUCHED SO MANY WITH YOUR WARMTH, KINDNESS AND COMPASSION ❤ WE LOVE YOU AND CHERISH YOU FOREVER ❤ MIKE, KATIE, JACQUELYN, MOLLY, BRENDAN, MAGGIE AND CONNOR

Love Story Blanket. Talk about being at the right place at the right time…This happy couple met on a train! This blanket was given to them as a wedding present and holds all their precious memories and big moments in their relationship. 

❤ FEBRUARY 2014 ❤ THEY MET ON A TRAIN, THIS DARTMOUTH BOY AND HIS WELLESLEY GIRL, DISCUSSED PARIS, FOOD, AND THE FRENCH WORLD ❤ CHARLOTTE AND JASON, ORIGINALLY BOUND FOR NEW YORK AND NEW CANAAN, ADVENTURED WEST TO SAN FRANCISCO WHERE ROMANCE BLOSSOMED INTO AN ENGAGEMENT ❤ NOVEMBER 8, 2017 ❤ FOLLOWING A MAGICAL WEDDING AT MEADOWOOD, NAPA VALLEY ❤ AUGUST 18, 2108 ❤ THEIR JOURNEY BEGAN AS MR. AND MRS. JASON VICTOR ❤ WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD! ❤ WE LOVE YOU BOTH WITH ALL OUR HEARTS AND WISH YOU AN ETERNITY OF HAPPINESS OFF THE CHARTS! ❤ VICTORIA, WILSON, CAROLINA, AND HENRY ❤ HERE’S TO LOVE AND LAUGHTER AND HAPPILY EVER AFTER ❤ TOUJOURS L’AMOUR!

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