Sentiments & Sayings

Need some help with wording for your Blankie? Peruse some of our favorite submissions and nursery rhymes below to get your creative juices going OR visit the "Show Me The Blankie!" Photo Gallery for inspiration.

New Birth/Birthday:

Birth/Birthday Example 1:
Side 1: Haley Ann was born Thurs, Jan. 7, 2016 @ 9:58 pm (48)
Side 2: in Dallas, TX and was 6lbs 9oz and 19" long (43)
Side 3: Mommy is Sydney & daddy is Bobby. God Bless Haley. (50)
Side 4: Puppy is Mac & kitty is Tumpy. Sweet Dreams, Haley (50)

Birth/Birthday Example 2:
Side 1: Haley Ann Allen  -  Born Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 @ 9:58 pm (57) 
Side 2: She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces & was 19 inches long (50)
Side 3: Haley is so loved by her parents Sydney & Bobby and brother Abe (65)
Side 4:
"Children are a gift from the LORD." - Psalm 127:3 (53)

Birth/Birthday Example 3:
Side 1: Elizabeth Ann was born Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 @ 1:02 am
Side 2: She weighed 7 pounds & was 19 inches long
Side 3: We love you in the morning & in the afternoon,
Side 4: we love you in the evening & underneath the moon!

Adoption Gift Idea Blankies:

Adoption Example #1
Side 1: Adam Thomas was born on Sunday June 5th, 2000. (46)
Side 2: He was adopted by his forever-family on August 21, 2001. (56)
Side 3: His dad is Joe, his mom is Mary and his sister is Amy. (54)
Side 4: May God Bless you all of your days, Adam! You are loved! (56)

Adoption Example #2
Side 1: Raquel Suzanne was born on Thurs, July 7th, 2016 at 8:01 am. (60)
Side 2: She was adopted by Mary & Alan Schmidt on September 1, 2016 (59)
Side 3: She is chosen, accepted, valued and loved without reservation (60)
Side 4: "Every good and perfect gift is from above." James 1:17 (55)


Twin - Baby Boy:
Side 1: Cohen Mark Davis was born on 03/29/21 at 12:21 a.m.
Side 2: His mommy is Brisa and daddy is Darius. His twin is Nova.
Side 3: Cohen weighed 5lbs, 3 oz & was 18.5 inches long.
Side 4: 2 blessings sent from above! 2x the smiles, 2x the love!

Twin - Baby Girl:
Side 1: Mila Mashea Davis was born on 03/30/21 at 1:21 a.m.
Side 2: Her mommy is Brisa and daddy is Darius. Her twin is Cohen.
Side 3: Mila weighed 5lbs, 5 oz & was 19 inches long.
Side 4: 
2 blessings sent from above! 2x the smiles, 2x the love!

Song Lyrics Embroidered on Blankies:

"Dear Theodosia" from Hamilton, The Musical

Side 1:  "If we lay a strong enough foundation, We’ll pass
Side 2:  it on to you, We'll give the world to you
Side 3:  And you'll blow us all away. Someday, someday
Side 4:   Yeah, you'll blow us all away."

"Isn't She Lovely" by Stevie Wonder

Side 1:  Juliana Louise Clarity  [heart]  Born October 1, 2022
Side 2:  5:43 p.m.  [heart]  7 lbs, 2 oz & 18" long
Side 3:  "I can't believe what God has done, through us He's
Side 4:  given life to one, But isn't she lovely? Made from love!"

Baby Shower Gift Idea Blankies:

Baby Shower Gift Example 1:
Side 1: Levi James O'Keefe (18)  
Side 2: The firstborn son of mommy Meagan and daddy Chris (53)
Side 3: Loved by family and grandmother Jo Ann, Levi's guardian angel (65)
Side 4:"Even the smallest one can change the world. " - Peter Rabbit (62)

Baby Shower Gift Example 2:
Side 1: Sydney Allen Watson (19)  
Side 2: Born in Dallas, Texas to Ann and Joseph Watson (46)
Side 3: Advice from Auntie Sue: love deeply, speak softly, and (54)
Side 4: make time do care for others. Sweet Dreams, Sydney! (51)

Baptism Gift Blankies/Christening Gift Blankies:

Baptism/ Christening/ Baby Dedication Example

Side 1: Braden William - was born Wed. May 5th, 2000. (45)
Side 2: Was baptized on Nov 19, 2000 at First UMC Dallas. (49)
Side 3: His Godparents are Joe Rentfro and Kate Mason. (46)
Side 4: May God Bless you all of your days, Braden! (43)
(suggested add-ons:  Furry Friend - lamb)

Side 1: I love you a bushel and a peck & a hug around the neck! (54)
Side 2: God Bless Michael William Smith  *  Baptized October 18, 2020 (62)
Side 3: First United Methodist Church  *  Dallas, Texas (47)
Side 4: Love always, your Godmother Aunt Nee Nee (40)

Nursery Rhyme Themed Blankies:

ABC Song (a great gift to help pre-readers learn their ABCs!)
Side 1: A-B-C-D-E-F-G-H-I-J-K-L-M-N-OP (31)
Side 2: Q-R-S, T-U-V, W-X-Y and Z (25)
Side 3: Now I know my ABC's (19)
Side 4: Next time won't you sing with me? (33)

Dance With Your Daddy
Side 1: Dance with your Daddy, my little baby, (38)
Side 2: Dance with your Daddy, my little lamb. (38)
Side 3: You shall have a fishy in a little dishy, (41)
Side 4: You shall have a fishy when the boat comes in. (46)
(suggested add-ons:  Furry Friend - lamb)

Little Bo Peep
Side 1: Little Bo Peep has lost her sheep (33)
Side 2: and can't tell where to find them. (34)
Side 3: Leave them alone, And they'll come home, (40)
Side 4: Wagging their tails behind them. (32)
(suggested add-ons: Furry Friend-lamb)

Itsy Bitsy Spider
Side 1: The itsy bitsy spider climbed up the water spout; (49)
Side 2: Down came the rain and washed the spider out; (45)
Side 3: Out came sun and dried up all the rain; and (43)
Side 4: the itsy bitsy spider climbed up the spout again. (49)

Knick Knack Paddy Wack
Side 1: This old man, he played one, (28)
Side 2: With a knick, knack, paddy whack, (33)
Side 3: Give the dog a bone; (20) 
Side 4: This old man came rolling home! (31)

See the Moon (personalized)
Side 1: {name} - born {month} {day} {yr}
Side 2: Mother - {name}  Father - {name}
Side 3: We see the moon and the moon sees {him/her/name};
Side 4: God bless the moon and God bless {him/her/name}

What are little boys made of? (personalized)
Side 1: {name - first, middle, last} - {birthdate}
Side 2: What are little boys made of? (29)
Side 3: Snips and snails and puppy dog tails, (37)
Side 4: That's what little boys are made of. (36)

What are little girls made of? (personalized)
Side 1: {name - first, middle, last} - {birthdate}
Side 2: What are little girls made of? (30)
Side 3: Sugar and spice and everything nice, (36)
Side 4: That's what little girls are made of. (37)

Favorite Scriptures & Quotes for Blankies:

Bible Passages/Scriptures:
"In peace, I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, O Lord, will keep me safe." Psalms 4:8 
"Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it." Proverbs 22:6
"I knew you before you were born. I set you apart." Jer 1:5

"Children are a gift from the LORD." Psalm 127:3
Jesus said, 'Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.' Matthew 19:14
"Then he took the children in his arms and placed his hands on their heads and blessed them." Mark 10:16

"And the Child grew and became strong in spirit, filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him." Luke 2:40
"Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father..." James 1:17

Some other favorite quotes/sayings:
"May your thoughts be wise, may your lips speak truth,
may your heart know love, and may the work of your hands
be blessed, all the days of your life."

"All the summer world was bright and fresh, and brimming with life."   ~Mark  Twain 

"A person's a person, no matter how small." — Dr. Seuss

"Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven." — H. Beecher
A child has a special way of adding joy to every day!

Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen!
Take the time every day to do something silly.
"Today you are YOU, that's TRUER than true. There is no one alive that is YOUER than YOU!" — Dr. Seuss