The gist of the story is that the King and Queen have a newborn baby girl. They decide the princess must have the world's most beautiful baby blanket, inspired by the yellow sun blue sky, orange flowers, etc. The servants are unable to find such a blanket, until an old woman comes forth with a faded quilt.
It is a quiet, old-fashioned story.
Here's your royal family:
Here are the natural things that inspire their baby blanket:
And here is the quilt (make your life easy and hot glue the squares to the quilt!):
You can download the patterns' PDF from the ALA Editions website, but I should warn you that my felt figures are more inspired by the patterns than exact duplicates. I have simplified them a lot! Also, the ALA Website is a little temperamental so try on a different computer/browser if it doesn't work the first time.
The exact words aren't necessary for this story, and I simplify them a lot when I tell it.
Other great love themed felt board stories are Moose in Love and The Big Hearted Elephant (a Valentine's Day poem).