If you’ve been pining for the kind of baby book you might still pull off your mom or grandmother’s shelves when you go for a visit, why I think we’ve actually found it. Mother Stork’s Baby Book: 100th Anniversary Edition is a beautiful volume, harkening back to the days of lace bonnets for boys and and wet nurses for all.

Mom and Kistner Supply owner Elizabeth Brantley has recreated the 1904 baby book that her great-grandmother owned with absolutely exquisite detail from the heavy custom paper stock to the linen-bound, gold foil-embossed covers.

If this is right up your alley, the poems and Victorian illustrations from individual pages are available as framed nursery art as well.

This is a true heirloom piece and the price reflects it. But if you’re counting on a baby book to be one that future generations still pore over at family reunions, you pretty much can’t do better. –Liz