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More Nursery Decor!

OK so I went a little crazy with fabric for the nursery. Last weekend I went to Joann's armed with a 40% off coupon and purchased 5 yards of blue and white ticking, 2 yards of red cotton with white pin dots, and one yard of this super cute striped home decor fabric which had all of the perfect colors. You can see these fabrics below on the color board I've put together, they're all on the left hand side of the board. Then I went online just to order a little bit more of the Dick and Jane fabric (also to the left of the board) and ended up purchasing 3 more coordinating fabrics. Two of them are also from the Dick and Jane series and the third fabric was on super clearance and has little loops of yarn sticking out of the fabric in the perfect colors... These fabrics are on the right side of the board...

So I think I now officially have more than enough fabric.. I just couldn't control myself! I'm planning to sew curtains for the 2 windows, some throw pillows for the armchair, a crib skirt, possibly a bumper (to be used just for decoration!), a crib blanket, a wall organizer, and some other little odds and ends.

Of course the first task will be cleaning out the room, then painting it and installing closet organizers- then I can really get started with my sewing bonanza!

I'll keep you all updated as the project progresses!

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