Friday, December 19, 2014

New Bedroom

I realize I was remiss in posting the "after" pictures of our newly remodeled master bedroom.  We are absolutely LOVING having a king sized bed! I still can't believe I live in this beautiful bedroom!
We are sharing a nicely organized closet:

 I've re-hung the pictures of my beautiful children and their families:
 Here is our ginormous bed! And I finally made the bolster pillow to go on it after months of procrastinating! (It was hard - there were curves!)
 And here is my favorite thing - the transom window!:
 Here is the closet - all covered in mirrors, which reflects the light from the 4 windows beautifully all over the room! Since we made 2 small bedrooms into one large one, we are benefitting from all of the light from the 4 windows.
We still have the ugly, comfortable chair in the corner (not pictured) and it may stay there forever !

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Christmas Dolly Quilts

I have 5 granddaughters and for Christmas this year, I made them each a "Dolly Quilt" out of scraps.

For the modified "drunkard's path", I used the amazing "Quilt Smart", a fusible interfacing, you cut most of it out, so it's not too stiff, and it's easy peasy, lemon squeezy!  The one with square patterns was made with leftover blocks I had in my scraps. I even had all of the border fabric in my stash.  One of them has little puppies and things on it, for my oldest, Austin, who is not much into dolls, but loves animals.
     I also made this pretty quilt for my beautiful sister, Heidi, out of a jelly roll and some white fabric. For her birthday.
     Christmas will be kind of quiet around here after last Christmas when everyone was here, the Texas kids aren't coming and my California boy isn't coming either. Jeff is going to Canada to meet the girlfriend's parents...
     I'm sure we will still have a rousing nerf gun fight and lots of fun and love to go around, but the others will be missed for sure!  Right after Christmas, heading back to California to go to my niece's wedding, then another granddaughter coming (here to Utah!) in January.
     Hope your holidays are merry!