Saturday, September 18, 2010

Tooth Fairy

Annie's tooth was hanging by a thread.  For weeks we all wanted to pull it out but she wouldn't let anyone near it.   So, Wednesday night Annie & I made a Tooth Jar.

We just hot glued some beads onto a babyfood jar.




And wouldn't you know...
 not even 2 minutes later...
it had a little tooth in it.


And Annie was filled with pure joy!

She took it to church & to school &
she didn't really want the Tooth Fairy to take her tooth.

But, last night she finally put the tooth under her pillow.

She woke up with glitter in her bed,
and 2 dollars richer.  :)
It is going to be a great day!

Does the Tooth Fairy visit you?

34 comments:

Grace on the Narrow Path said...

Oh my goodness . . . you are one clever mommy. I love the idea of the tooth jar. Guess what? I am a grandmom now!!! Stop by to see some pictures of my new granddaughter.
Give Miss Annie a kiss for me. Thanks for sharing such sweet creative posts. I will keep this idea for when my little one needs the tooth fairy.
Hugs and blessings,
Bren

Ginger said...

How creative! I love the tooth jar. So pretty and cute. I also love how proud she was to show everyone she lost her tooth.

Victoria said...

That's a great idea! And wow, the going rate on a tooth has gone up since I lost mine! By the time Sweet'ums loses hers I'll be in trouble!
Congratulations to your little sweetheart on her lost tooth.

Mumsy said...

You have a very creative mind. That jar is cute as can be. The tooth fairy visited around here quite often in the past, but not for a long time. As always the pictures you shared are great. Annie is just adorable, even with the missing tooth...couldn't be any cuter. Hugs

Melinda said...

That is the cutest thing ever. Seriously. You are such a good mommy. ;0)

Two Shades of Pink said...

A TOOTH JAR? Is there anything more adorable then that? And Annie's smile...oh my goodness. She is just so precious. And beautiful. And sweet. And talk about tooth fairy inflation...2 bucks? And paper? Wow! I got a quarter and it went up to a buck in change. But paper money...now that is fancy. And more quiet too. totally caught my mom red handed. But that tooth jar is pure genius!

Karen said...

I can't believe your creativity. You know what? You should make some for girls and boys and start your own tooth line on Etsy!!! I mean it, I would've bought one of those!

I LOVE it! (I never got/gave $2, but I didn't have a tooth jar, either.)

Chrissy said...

How did you get to be so stinkin' creative?!?

Karena said...

Terrific idea!! It turned our so darling!!

I have a New Giveaway from the French Basketeer I think you will love!

Karena
Art by Karena

jojo said...

sweet idea...love that smile!

thanks for stopping by, I always love meeting other bloggers. I noticed on your profile that "The Red Tent" is one of your favorite books...I love that book. I have it on a shelf in front of my craft desk, I've read it many times and put myself in the story as well!

take care and have a great weekend.

jojo said...

p.s. I'm the older sister!!

m.e (Cathie) said...

ahhh, that's wonderful Annie!!!
your mum is a creative genius! and you are a rich little girl.
enjoy
{hugs}

Mommy of Two said...

Very sweet! Thank you for sharing :)

Cassie said...

How cute! Love this idea! Thanks for sharing.

Steven said...

Yes! Awesome idea!! Did you get a picture of the Tooth Fairy in the act?

http://www.iCaughtTheToothFairy.com

Free with code: Fairy-Proof

Better late than never :)

Martina said...

So sweet - great idea with the pretty jar, these little miracles work! What would we do without the tooth-fairy?

Megan said...

Libbie!!! You ROCK! What a fun and creative momma you are - making the little things magical...will have to steal this idea one day :)

LibbyLibbyLibbyLibbyLibby said...

Annah lost her tooth toooo, same place! :) She hid hers under an unknown, unnamed pillow in the house that she says the Tooth Fairy will know where it is. Its just a loose tooth... if it was in a pretty jar I could probably find it... but no. Actually, I had put it in a little glass cup but then mindlessly washed it down the drain...Paul dug it out. Now its somewhere under one of the zillion pillows in the house.

Alicia said...

That is such a cute idea!! And the glitter is such a great touch!!

Thank you for stopping by my blog the other day! I am going to browse around yours!!

They call me CAT said...

I made a pillow for my son when the tooth fairy comes to visit. Your idea is really cute and my daughter will really love this when she gets old enough to lose her teeth.

Theresa said...

GENIUS!!! that's what you are Libbie! Max lost 4 teeth over the summer and well, he let them dangle in his mouth too, FOREVER. One morning he came down really early to tell me that the tooth fairy didn't show up. (bad toothfairy) so I sent him to bed and told him we were probably her last stop of the night and he just woke up way too early. Back to bed he went and wouldn't you know it, she eventually showed up. That's the downfall of having children as you lose your memory! LOL!!!! Oh well, I figure I have the older kids to help me remember stuff! HAAAAAAAAAAAA!
Later tell Annie this story to let her know how lucky she really is! :) Theresa xoxo

Diane said...

I love it! I have never heard of leaving glitter. What an awesome idea and such a beautiful little girl.

Melissa (Confessions of a Dr. Mom) said...

That is the cutest tooth fairy jar!! I love how you sprinkled fairy dust on her bed...so sweet.

I'm really loving the jar idea. My son just lost his second (on the bottom too) and he's thrilled each time. SO cute!

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

This is the loveliest most sweetest tooth holder I have ever seen! Love your idea.
Have a happy weekend, Libbie xxx

He & Me + 3 said...

What a great idea to put the tooth in. I love it. So cute.

Katherine ( Katie) Corrigan said...

The tooth jar is a lovely idea! I made little tooth purses for my grandchildren. I enjoyed my visit to your lovely blog and I'm now a happy follower. Wishing you happiness, Katherine

helloglamour21 said...

Thanks for following me. I just stopped by your blog to follow you back. And I have to say, your kids are beautiful. They could all be child models it they wanted.

marie said...

That is the BEST tooth jar I have ever seen...I'm tucking that iea away for future reference!
Miss Annie is even cuter (is that possible?) missing a tooth!

Marla said...

Where do you get your ideas....and your energy? You are one of the most amazing mothers I have ever not met. :-)

Seizing My Day said...

cute jar!! clever idea!! ;)
We made special envelopes... and the tooth fairy always leaves a gold dollar coin and a dollar in misc. change! sometimes she leaves a book! =)

she is not so secret anymore though!! *sigh*

Cute blog! just blog hopped over... I am the baby sister of 3... =)

Carmel said...

What a clever idea! We have a loose tooth hanging in there at house right now. This could be the way to go. Thanks for sharing!
Carmel

pinkstilettos said...

Oh so cute and magical too~ Way to go Annie!
Daisy~

Cheyenne said...

Brilliant! Absolutely brilliant!

nicola/smilernpb said...

I've just re-read this post. M lost her tooth this week for the first time, and wow, what a great idea....a tooth jar. I think I might just have to make one for her. HUGS xoxo