Feeling Doubly Blessed! We're expecting TWINS!

{Shades of Green + White}

Hi there, friends! Hope you all had a lovely weekend! Today I thought it would be fun to kick off the week with some pretty eye candy! Green and white stripes really are fun and I don't know what it is, but I'm seriously smitten with striped straws here lately. Have you noticed? There is just something so fun about stripes. Okay, so before I go any further, I have a little announcement to make! Some of you might have heard the news last week as I announced it on Twitter... but in case you haven't heard, I wanted to let you know that I'm pregnant! And that's not all! We're expecting twinnsssssss! {continued...}

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Striped Straws + Lovely Gown!
Yep, you read that correctly... TWINS! I seriously cannot tell you how suprised we were to learn that I was carrying two sweet babies! Needless to say, we feel doubly blessed! I'll be considered full term by middle of July. For those of you who don't know, we have a 17 month old little boy so by the time the twins arrive, we will officially have three children under 2! Needless to say, I'm going to be one busy mommy! Thanks to everyone for the sweet well wishes! We're blown away by the love and excitement that so many of you seem to have for us. We're so looking forward to being a family of five!

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Chrissy Arpie Ott

Chrissy Arpie Ott is the founder of The Perfect Palette. Since its launch in 2008, The Perfect Palette has been the go-to color resource for couples who dream of a unique, creative and colorful wedding day.

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64 Comments " Feeling Doubly Blessed! We're expecting TWINS! "

Bean Benson January 16, 2012

THE best of news, Chrissy:) This puts the biggest smile on my face!! Hope you are feeling well! xoxo

The Dainty Dolls House January 16, 2012

Ahhh..that is precious, I love it!! Congrats to you!!How beautiful, two babies, lots of work, but you can do it for sure!! All of your sweet family will have lots of fun with your new additions!! Love this palette, the straws are so nice. What great news!! xoxox Keep rested!

DawnCorrespondence January 16, 2012

so exciting! congrats! and beautiful green choices, too ;) my favorite color of all time!

Kate ~ Wedding Bells

Congrats! That's amazing!!!!!!!

Allie Love

Double blessing for sure! So happy for you, Chrissy =)

Sara January 16, 2012

double the love & blessings!! how exciting!! congratulations :-) What great news!

henning love January 16, 2012

wow twins congrats!! that is so exciting chrissy. are they identical or fraternal?? regardless hoping for healthy babies for you and your family!

Heather January 16, 2012

Congratulations! I'm so happy for you and your family!


Congrats on the twins!!!!!!!

Bride on a Mission

Twins are amazing!!! Congrats x 2

Laura *You Stir Me* January 16, 2012

This is amazing news! What a blessing for you and your family! Wishing you a wonderful and healthy pregnancy, love! Xoxox

bethany allen

Oh my goodness ~ how amazing! I'm so happy for you guys.

Unknown January 16, 2012

Congratulations!! We just shared our baby news with everyone this weekend too. How fun!

Sofia {Brancoprata} January 16, 2012

So excited for you!!! Twins ;)))))) xo

Natalie January 16, 2012

OH MY GOODNESS! :) So excited for you! Two beautiful new babies to love!

Unknown January 16, 2012

OH MY GOODNESS!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! This is amazing news :) {and this palette is gorgeous, too!} XO brynn

Lauren January 16, 2012

Congrats!! I actually just had twins!!!! They're a little over a month old!! If you have any questions or need any advice, don't hesitate to shoot me an email ;) I posted some photos of them on my blog. We were blessed with a boy and a girl - fraternal twins. I have twins on my side of the family... But we never thought it would happen to us!!!! Best of luck!!

Lauren January 16, 2012

I forgot to mention, we also have a 2 year old daughter, so I know how you'll feel ;)

Anna @ IHOD January 16, 2012

Oh my goodness Chrissy!! I am soooo happy for you!!! What an amazing blessing. I am sure the road will be challenging at times but equally rewarding:)


Congrats, Chrissy~! What amazing news! I'm so looking forward to hearing more updates!

La Gatita y el Conejito January 16, 2012

congrats!!!! more fun and love
Colorfull kisses!!! :)


WAHOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! Soo happy for you.

louise | bloved January 16, 2012

Wow to the inspiration, gorgeous & fresh as ever! And DOUBLE wow & congratulations for the twins! Such an exciting time & I'm really happy for you! xo

Ruth @ My Love Wedding Ring January 16, 2012

Mmmm, gorgeous dress and a gorgeous palette too! So fresh!

Jess January 16, 2012

Holy cow!!!! Twins???? How exciting! Can't wait to see what you come up with for the babies room!!!!

Unknown January 16, 2012

I had to chime in & again say CONGRATULATIONS! May your pregnancy be safe & your babies be healthy~

urbanmingo January 16, 2012

OMG, that is awesome!! I have an older sister and we are not really close, so I always dreamt of being a twin or having an older brother.
You are going to have my perfect dream family ;))
But seriously, this is wonderful and so exciting! Congratulations!!!

jacin {lovely little details} January 16, 2012

oh my gosh how exciting!!! congrats!

Symbolic Imports January 16, 2012

Great news!!


LDD January 16, 2012

Chrissy, congrats again!!! I'm very excited for you.

The color palette, as always is gorgeous. I'm not a fan of green but I just might be after this!

Tamra {ever swoon} January 17, 2012

Congratulations, Chrissy!!! Best wishes to your growing family!! xoxo

Jessica January 17, 2012

Congrats!!! I'm sure you'll have fun picking out a colour palette for their nursery.

Keri January 17, 2012

Amazing news! Congratulations!!!!!!

Leah January 17, 2012

Wow, congrats! All the best in the months to come.

xo L.

Fabrizia Spinelli January 17, 2012

Such a great post, I like it!!! This palette is simply fab!

Take a look and if you want we can follow each others: Cosa mi metto???

Sarah {A Paper Proposal} January 17, 2012

I definitely have a thing for stripes, too! Maybe for the nursery? ;) Congratulations on the double blessing!!!


Congrats on the wonderful news! And I'm loving the stripes and color palette!

A Crimson Kiss January 17, 2012

This green is truly spectacular, but it can't hold a candle to your news!!! Congratulations!

Amanda B.

beautiful palette and beautiful news! You are truly blessed.

Alicia {The Charity Wedding} January 17, 2012

Congrats again! I am so excited for your little (about to be big) family!!

Wandy January 17, 2012

Congrats and many blessings to you + the family. Kids are a blessing, best wishes!

Anne- saywhatpaper

Wow! Such exciting news. Two more sweet souls to love. And what an adventure that lies ahead for you! Deep breath....


Ya how exciting!!!
All the best to you! Hope your pregnancy is wonderful :)

Mmadzel2001 January 18, 2012

Wow!! How exciting, congrats times two!! Love the pics, one of my favorite colors since forever ago!!

Emma - Aphroditeswb January 18, 2012

Congratulations!!! So excited for you :)


Holy moly - that's amazing!

Punctuation Mark January 18, 2012

congrats my dear!!! wish you all the very best and most of all health!!! love the palette by the way!

Alexa January 18, 2012

Awesome news Chrissy! Yay for babies!

Monica January 18, 2012

Congrats!!! What a blessing! :)

La Vie Le Gage Couture Events Wedding Planning January 18, 2012

I was so happy to hear this news you posted!! Precious little one coming to bless all, especially your family.
Know that my heart will be thinking of you during your baking time!! :D
July will be so cool!
You made my day!
Warm wishes and congrats!
Joyce Goeppinger

Stephanie Elizabeth {Fab You Bliss} January 18, 2012

Congratulations Chrissy!!! I can't believe I haven't heard about this until now! Wow!!! That's fabulous...what a great, wonderful and oh so happy surprise :-)

Stelie Designs January 19, 2012

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! So wonderful. I'm a mom to 2 sets of twins so let me know if you have questions!

I missed it on twitter, I rarely keep up with twitter having my 4 young kids & a business.

Your little boy is going to love being a big brother! So incredible for you all! Enjoy & embrace the changes.

Melina January 21, 2012

Oh my! Twins?! That is amazing, congrats! :-) :-)

Kismet January 22, 2012


Fabulous news-I couldnt concentrate on the palette because I was busy reading about you and your twins !!

Congratulations x


Congrat just wondering identical twins. Please look into TTTS. I wish u all the best. Twins are easy and so much fun.

Candice {Marry Me Wedding Planners} January 25, 2012

Congratulations Chrissy :-) Your blessed!!! When's the baby shower?

Cousin B January 26, 2012

Congratulations! Very lucky babies...

Unknown January 26, 2012

Oh my gosh! Just seen your news. Amazing, congratulations!

Colleen {Soundtrack To I Do} January 30, 2012

I've been a little out of the loop lately, just catching up. This is amazing news! Congratulations!! You will certainly have your hands full! Twice the joy though! So exciting.

cribs for twins March 10, 2012

so exciting! congrats! and beautiful green choices, too ;) my favorite color of all time!

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This is all very new to me and this article really opened my eyes.Thanks for sharing with us your wisdom.
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