Fabric Design - One Room Challenge Spring 2015

How are you hanging in there?

Halfway through the ORC and I'm feeling the pressure! I knew I would be since we had some prior commitments that took us away from the house over the weekend (aka, I got diddly squat done on the actual room) but I still have something SUPER exciting to share with you today!

Back at the new year I made a promise to myself - not necessarily a resolution, but more of a goal list of sorts - to do the things that I have been talking about for soooooooooooooooo long, but never following through on.

We all do that right?

Welp, I decided that 2015 was the year to start doing.

One of the things on my list was to design a fabric line based on my blog and Etsy shop.

Say, what!?

Yup!

I took some drawings and designs that I have been working on - you will notice that they have been or are being used as part of my blog header as well -  and turned them into fabric designs!

Get where I'm going with this?

I will be sewing up my own accent pillow for the bedroom!

Pretty cool, right!??? I can't even explain how excited I am!

Let's look at my design board from week one of the ORC again... if you remember I said I was planning on incorporating my own art in a unique way. Well, do you see that cow sketch below? Its the one I picked to be used on my pillow!





After I made my designs and uploaded them to Spoonflower, I had them printed on the Linen Cotton Canvas. Its a bit pricey per yard compared to what I would normally spend, but I was willing to shell out the dough to get my own art printed! In fact, the way I designed the fabric, I can actually get 6 pillow fronts per yard - which means they will soon be available in my Etsy shop!

I also made my designs available to the public for purchase in case you want to sew your own!
How fun! Here is the link to my fabric collection on Spoonflower :




...and just in case you aren't really a sew your own pillows kind of person, I also added the designs to my Society6 shop! That means you can get the image on just about anything, including pillows today (no waiting for me!)


I am completely obsessed with this new little project and I can't wait to show you how it turns out!

Here's whats left on the list...

Master Bedroom Makeover To Do:

1. Paint Walls, ceiling
2. Demo Baseboards , install new base & Paint 
3. DIY Wall Sconces
4. Paint Nightstands
5. Hang Curtains
6. Replace Ceiling Fan?
7. Buy Rug
8. Build frames for art
9. New Bedding (sheets? Pillowcases?)
10. Make Accent Pillows

Still a long list, but tons will get done this weekend!

If you are just tuning in you can catch the first two posts here:

Master Bedroom Design Plan
The Rug

Now be sure to head over to Calling it Home and see what all the other linking participants are up too!
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