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The end of Project Run & Play but the beginning of oh so much

I'm beginning the sewing for my soon to be 7 year old's room makeover. I started by making a pinboard. Of course. You can't start anything without a pinboard anymore, can you?

Then I picked out some fabrics. Oh my. I think she'll be in love.Girly fabric-6545

I couldn't decide if I wanted to go with more of a neutral duvet cover or a floral quilty one. You can probably guess which way I went. 

Considering this color pallet, what color would you paint the wall? Nothing pink. She shares her room with her little brother. Though I'm sure he doesn't care!

Random Bits:

  • All Advertising revenue earned from this blog from now through March will be donated to help my kids raise $5,100 for a house for an orphan family through World Vision. You can see their efforts through their blog at Heart & Felt. Current rates are $1 per day. Get advertising and make an effort in an orphan's life at the same time! Win, win! Contact me with questions.
  • Did you see Crap I Made is quitting the business of blogging? I love seeing people set priorities with their time. Good for you Char!
  • I'm out of Project Run & Play. Did you hear me exhale? I was pretty relieved. Those projects were taking me forever to sew and they are not helping me get my daily life and my list done!
  • Project 16 for Craft Hope has been announced. If you can knit, crochet or sew this one is for you! Even if you're a beginner! Go check it out. This one is benefiting children with cancer. Totally worth your time.
  • Ashley from Lil Blue Boo talks about how people react to her bald head. You'll want to read this so you know how to behave around people who obviously  have cancer. 


  1. says

    I loved your dresses! I’m shocked to see you go, but I’m sure it was a huge time suck, so YAY for more time to work on projects you love!

  2. Jen R says

    So funny, I was thinking of yellow too! It would be so nice because you could always incorporate the white and yellow into the color scheme for your little boy’s things and tie it all together. Beautiful fabrics!!!

  3. says

    Love those fabrics Andrea – I can’t wait to see what you do with them!!
    I am sorry to see you go from Run & Play – I thought you were fabulous!! :) Though I understand the sigh of relief too. :)
    Oh – and yellow paint for the walls! It would be so bright and cheery!!

  4. says

    I LOVE those fabrics…..and can’t wait to see your room! Can you come to my house next? I need some serious help, and I change my mind about 2 times a week so they are NEVER going to get done.

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