Thursday, August 26, 2010


I have had this crazy nesting thing going on lately. 
No, I'm not pregnant.
Maybe it is feeling like fall is coming.
That and my living area bugs me.
It is the most unfinished room in my home.
And has been since we have moved in.
(Ahem,) 6 years ago.

A few things I have picked up lately,  
for rooms other than
 the living room.
A new shower curtain.
Loving it.

And before it drives me absolutely nuts, I am going to make the twins some little
upholstered headboards. It has been on my list of "to do's" for far to long.
For me, the wanna be designer, it is quite a challenge to put together
a room for a boy and a girl. Not to boy and not to girl!
I want Blair to have a little bit of girly in a mostly boy household. 
But of course don't want to subject Jude to a pink bedroom. 
So I went to a fabric store the other day just to get some ideas.
Here is what caught my eye. 

I'll let you know what I come up with. 

Oh, and before I go,  I am debating on sending in my dining room for The Selby Contest.

What do you think?


Mom To The 3rd Power said...

Yes! Send it in! I can't believe that's your dining room! It looks like one you would see in a magazine! Great job on that!

ps. the fabric is adorable... my fav is the 2nd picture with the blues and denim. That could be super cute girl/boy!!

Krystle said...

Absolutely send it in!!!!

I would have a hard time deciding among those fabrics! I pretty much like them all! Good luck!

Jenni said...

i have that shower curtain. love it! love target!

i cant wait to see which fabric you chose for the twins. they are all so great!!

and of course you should enter the contest!! duh. :)

Jesse said...

LOL, Jenni!

Thanks girls, maybe I will enter it.

Val said...

Um, YOU TOTALLY NEED TO ENTER THE CONTEST! I love love love it! The fabric rocks and the shower curtain is crisp and lovely!! Hug~Val

Sharstin said...

send it for sure girly!
and i love the fabric that you are looking at! can't wait to see the finished products!

Leah said...

Oh yes you should def send it in! Love that room!

I am so excited to see the headboards! You should do a diy cause I really want to do one for Evie for christmas!


Lindsay said...

LOVE that fabric. Where did you go to get such prints?

Erin from Skoots and Cuddles said...

can't wait to see which fabric you choose.... lots of great options! i think your dining room is beautiful! i've been hunting for a similar pendant light for my kitchen once we move. any good suggestions? i found one at west elm.... but not 100% sure i love it, but i do love yours.

amanda torres said...

As Nike would say, "Just do it"!

Sarah said...

I love shopping for fabric.. Much luck to you your project. As for sending in your dining room for the contest, go for it girl.

emily said...

YES! You totally need to enter your room!!

That shower curtain is lovely. And looks like you found lots of great fabric options. Can't wait to see what you come up with!

Nikki said...

Send it in, girl!

Great fabric choices, very fun.

Milk and Honey Home said...

Your dining room is awesome! Totally send it in...and I love your fabric!!

Anonymous said...

yes, you should definatley send it in!
i love the fabrics jesse! if i were rich and needed a designer, i would higher you and only you :o)

Jesse said...

Thank you for your encouraging words girls! Maybe I will just send it in, why not?!

J, your comment makes my heart happy! =)

Lynda @ Happenstance Home said...

Your dining room is so pretty! Can't wait to see what decisions you make for the headboards!

Tina said...

i have a pillow in the yellow/red/green floral-ish in your 4th box of fabrics. i wish i'd bought another. i love the way it is warm, but still fresh & fun.
enter the contest. why not?! you can't win if you don't enter. :)

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