I got a little carried away and went all out on this one. Well, it was raining and I couldn't go outside and work has been a little slow. I really wanted to get this bedding done ASAP. So, on Tuesday, Char and I went to the Cotton Shop and got all the coordinating fabrics. Then over the past three days I have been busy sewing. I made 2 pillow cases, one with an owl on it. Two smaller pillows, one with a tree on it. And a long legged owl, I named Penny. I don't know why, but it just seemed fitting. (Penny is also the name of my little sister.)
Char absolutely loves it. I got the toddler bed at a garage sale for only $10! And the comforter is actually a Pottery Barn Kids sleeping bag that I took the zipper out of and made into a quilt for Char. It had an embroidered name on it, but I just picked that out and tada! Brand new for only $20! Can't beat that! I found the mirror at a Thrift Store in Canon City, Colorado for only $8. Pretend it's painted white. I still have yet to do that...
I also made a coordinating pennant. I've been wanting to make one for a while now, and now was my chance. I had so much fun doing it. I know that Char will enjoy it for years to come!
And, here's the curly haired wonder. Isn't she the cutest!
Posted by Muffin at 12:18 PM
I've been getting requests to see more pictures of my kitchen, so here ya go... I have wanted a green kitchen since I could remember. I found this strainer at Ross and fell in love with it. I only paid $8 bucks for it. Not bad.
I made the curtains from IKEA fabric. I just cut the fabric in half and then added rice to the bottom in a type of pocket to keep it hanging straight. As you can see, one curtain is shorter than the other. That's because I forgot to wash the fabric before I made the panels. Then my daughter decided to spill orange juice on it and I had to wash it, and it shrunk. I guess I should wash the other 3 panels, but that would mean taking out all the rice and then having to put it back in again, and who has time for that?
I painted the electrical box with chalkboard paint. It was this ugly gray thing, and now we use it to leave messages to each other.
The chairs I found at Target. I couldn't believe that they were the same color as my walls. If you like the paint color, it is Behr Scotland Isle 410D-5D. It's kind of an asparagus green. Whenever I see my kitchen, I just smile. It's my happy space! Do you have a happy space in your house that you'd like to share with us? Just leave a comment and a link.