Jump to content

Baby hand and feet sculptures


  • Please log in to reply
11 replies to this topic

#1 sometime-soon

Posted 19 April 2010 - 01:58 PM

Hi

Just wondering if anyone has had their babies hands/feet sculpted and framed? Can anyone recommend someone good?

Thanks

#2 Honeycowz

Posted 19 April 2010 - 02:06 PM

Both of my children ahve ahd their hands and feet done. I wan't organised enough with DS so his weren't done till he was 10 weeks old. Could have done it much sooner than that with DD but wanting to keep the same age for comparrisons I didn't.

I'm not sure where you are however if you go to impressionable kids they have a list of all the places and services they provide. It is one thing I have never regretted doing...except maybe having them done before 10 weeks original.gif

#3 MegsW

Posted 19 April 2010 - 02:11 PM

I have had all of our kids done through a company called Twinkletoes, we go to their Highbury office, but look in the white pages as there are other studios around Adelaide.  In fact we went and got our newest arrival done this morning.

Have been happy with all of them and it is such a wonderful thing to have to remember how tiny they actually were!



#4 LittleDCJ

Posted 19 April 2010 - 02:14 PM

We've also gone to Twinkletoes and used the studio near Westfield Marion.  I've had it done for all 3 kids and they are all still hanging in the bedrooms.  We had both hands and feet done as well as a photo.  Get it done asap after the birth as they grow so quickly.  There may be a wait when you book to when you can get an appt as he works between all his studios.

#5 AugustRush

Posted 19 April 2010 - 03:31 PM

Oh how I regret not getting these done sad.gif

We will be having another child, I will get all 4 children done together then. Not the same though sad.gif

#6 BonKalKady

Posted 19 April 2010 - 03:38 PM

we used twinkle toes aswell. We gave them to my parents as gifts, they have them proudly displayed on their wall original.gif I love looking at them! I had all 3 done at 12 weeks old.  biggrin.gif

#7 Sweet Chilli Philly

Posted 19 April 2010 - 06:08 PM

Have you tried Happy Castings? I haven't had them done (would have if I knew more about them when my boys were babies) but I saw Hayley's work on the weekend (had a business meeting with her) and her work is stunning and would highly recommend her!

You can see her site here: Happy Castings

Cheers

Philly

Edited by Sweet Chilli Philly, 19 April 2010 - 06:08 PM.


#8 ingrid74

Posted 19 April 2010 - 08:32 PM

Another one for Twinke Toes. We did one at Highbury and one at Salisbury at 10 and 6 days old respectively. We did the one with two hands and two feet. At the same time we ordered extra frames and got when we ordered their official birth certificates we also ordered the cute ones. We got a pink bunny and blue bunny and got the backgrounds of the hands and feet to match. All four (two hands/feet and two birth certificates hang on the wall together and look great)

#9 Lainskii

Posted 19 April 2010 - 08:46 PM

For people who have had this done, what is the rough pricing for it?

#10 antz-pantz

Posted 19 April 2010 - 09:16 PM

another one for happy castings.she is lovely and comes to you.

#11 mystie1

Posted 19 April 2010 - 11:38 PM

I had mine done the other day by Happy Castings, now I am just waiting for the photo to send to her to put in my little girls frame. Hayley was really nice and she came to my house in Murray Bridge which was great as I had only had Kenzi 10 days before by c sect and I was not allowed to drive. She was very patient with us and would recommend her to anyone and the other frames that we saw were beautiful. 10 /10 and good prices too, we had  both her hands and feet with a photo and I think I will be $190 with it delivered original.gif .

Naidine

#12 stingray

Posted 19 April 2010 - 11:58 PM

I had both DS 1 and 2 done at 4 weeks old by a lovely lady whose name escapes me!  The company was called Angelic Moments in Para Hills I think. She did a fantastic job and from memory was exactly half the price of twinkle toes, for exactly the same thing.  I actually had the boys first dummy and cord clamp done in the frame with the hand and feet sculpture with a photo taken the day of the castings.  They both have a little plaque with their names and the details of their birth (weight, time etc) and how old they were when the cast was taken.   It looks fantastic and they are on display in our lounge room.  Get heaps of comments on them.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 
  • ebk-canonD30-thumb

    Win 1 of 5 Canon Powershot D30 cameras

    Capture life more easily with the Canon Powershot D30. Shockproof, waterproof and dustproof, you can take it almost anywhere and shoot beautiful images, time after time. Enter now!

  • The Boxtrolls is due for release September 18.

    Movie review: The Boxtrolls

    Alan Snow?s bestselling novel, Here Be Monsters, offered the creators of Coraline and ParaNorman the perfect tale for their latest stop-motion animation film about a family of box-dwelling trolls who live under the streets of Cheesebridge.

  • Lah-Lah's Adventures airs on the Cbeebies channel on Foxtel and Austar.

    'Lah-Lah's Adventures' a musical treat for young and old

    Sydney-siders with tiny tots have been loyal followers of the Lah-Lah band for many years but the boisterous children?s music group from the inner-west continue to grow their following with their own television series.

  • quotes-320

    Wise words from kids movies

    The movies we watched as kids had a lot more to offer than just entertainment. Here's ten wise quotes from kids movies.

  • yoda

    31 iconic family films from the 1980s

    If you grew up in the 1980s there will be a number of films that are close to your heart. Here are 31 of the most iconic for you to watch with your own kids.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Advertisement
 
 
 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.