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Thursday, April 25, 2013

A Surprise Room Inspriation Wall

Last week I shared a few teasers of my current favorite project on Instagram. (Are you following me? @fairlyfabulous1)
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Three years ago when we moved into our house, my girls asked what this room was for. They saw Mommy and Daddy's room, the office/guest room, their room (yes, they share. yes. we like it that way), and then there was this room. I told them it was a surprise. See, two weeks after we moved in, the girls and I were going to Florida to previously planned trip to see my family. While we were gone, Breadwinner was going to move my craft stuff and all their toys from the temporary storage unit into the room. A playroom for all the 'girls' seemed perfect! Mommy sews, paints, crafts, creates...while the girls play. It didn't take long for me to completely overtake the room, but the 'Surprise Room' name stuck.


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So- let me introduce you to the new inspiration/art wall in the Surprise Room.

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This collection of art, trinkets, memorabilia, and little 'happies' has been growing for several years now. 

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With a fresh coat of neutral oops paint on the wall (sorry I don't have a color name for you!), each piece stands out for the beauty or memory that it carries. It's a work in progress, but so far...I'm in love.

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Clockwise from the top: rainbow bunting by Alyson and me in preparation for last years' FairlyFab Party. Make Something Pretty While you Can- Pen & Paint, frame paint color is Krylon Bright Idea, Grace Like Rain..Sage Theule from The Stitch Market c/o The Pleated Poppy, Embellished frame and cherry pic by me, I {heart} Athens-Pen & Paint, Create- free printable from Allorahandmade, vintage Georgia atlas page- Earth Cookie, Happiness is Handmade- Pen & Paint mounted by me onto a wooden plaque, Kissimme hoop art- me from an old Old Navy tee, be who you are frame with stock photo still in it (note to self: fix that) gift from my mom, i love being fabulous hoop from a sweet friend, embellished by me, blessed print-Red Letter Words, Dawgs wooden plaque-gift from my mom, Picture taking freak-lollipops, We love print- Chrissie Grace, crazy awesome locker- April Kennedy (I still have one more to hang), rosette flower hoop art- Blossom & Vine, Rainbow clothesline frame for instagram prints-made by me with fabric scraps and twine, You are Beautiful and Brilliant-Chrissie Grace, junque- Earth Cookie, Do small things print-Pen & Paint, Every day print-Erin Leigh, 2 Kings print- Chrissie Grace, fabric hoop with another lovely Red Letter Words print, fabric hoop made from a dress both my girls wore-so many memories in that fabric, wire wrapped flower from my very best BFF in Georgia-Kimberly.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

$100 ModCloth Giveaway

Hey Friends!
You may have noticed I've been a bit off the blogging grid the past well, year or so...
I thought it might be fun to come back with a BANG! I'm teaming up with a few lovely ladies to give you the opportunity to win a $100 gift card to ModCloth!

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I'm teaming up with a few lovely ladies to give you the opportunity to win a $100 gift card to ModCloth! Whoop, whoop! Who wouldn't love a little extra shopping money at the cutest online clothing shop?! We're making it easy for bloggers and non-bloggers alike to spruce up their Summer wardrobe with some new, fun pieces! Just click the Rafflecopter link below and start entering.
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Thanks to April, Elizabeth, Heidi, Jen, Rachel, Liz, Emily for hosting this super awesome giveaway with me!
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Monday, April 8, 2013

Hello, Friends!

It's nice to be back in this little online space of mine.
So much has happened with the blogisphere since I last checked in.
Did you see Google Friend Connect is going away/gone?
I wanted to be sure you know there are still PLENTY of ways to stay connected to Fairly Fabulous and not miss out on all the fun!
First- and my BIGGEST recommendation-

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Instagram
Have you heard of it? If you have a smartphone you can download the FREE app and start following along. My handle is @FairlyFabulous1.
The sweet folks over at Instagram realized lots of people were missing out on the fun, so they made our profiles accessible via computer now, too!
While I've all but abandoned this precious blog of mine lately, I DO post to Instagram often- sometimes multiple times a day.

Follow on Bloglovin


Bloglovin is the BEST way to stay connected to your favorite blogs and get updates on the lastest posts.

Want more Fairly Fabulous? Follow along on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter, too!

Now is the PERFECT time to be following Fairly Fabulous as several awesome giveaways and discount codes start NEXT week! Eeek!

Welcome back, Happy Spring!