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Happier Fabric – and a Giveaway

Check out this happy pile, which is appropriately named Happier. It’s Deena Rutter’s newest collection for Riley Blake.  Cute prints and colors – I’ve been cutting into it today.

In other fun news, Anna at Crafty Girls Workshop and I are teaming up with a giveaway of a Chrysalis charm pack and one of my Chain Linked patterns – a perfect pattern to use with charm packs.

In other happy news – I’m pleased to report the April Fool’s trick was a hit. We got a lot of mileage out of those cups of Jello. The best was when my six-year-old offered his dad a drink when he got home from work and then ‘tripped’. My husband totally jumped when he thought he was going to be covered with red punch. Good times. I highly recommend it for next year.

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    bethanndodd
    April 2, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    I am gonna have to write that one down…too cute!<br /><br />That fabric definately make me smile πŸ™‚ Happy Saturday night!

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    Live a Colorful Life
    April 2, 2011 at 9:56 pm

    The Happier fabric made me, well, happier. I mean, look at those polka dots! Haha on the red jello. Awesome!

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    Vicki
    April 2, 2011 at 10:57 pm

    This is awesome. A kid in my son&#39;s 5th grade class brings orange koolaid in a water bottle every day. My boy made up a jello water bottle and switched them… it was a good prank! He came up with the idea on his own, too, weeks ahead of time. πŸ™‚

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    Becky
    April 2, 2011 at 11:27 pm

    LOL I&#39;ll have to remember that one for next year! My boys had the day off from school, due to a teacher in-service (is that brilliant or what?), so I was the recipient of a few too many pranks, but we had fun!

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    sariqd
    April 2, 2011 at 11:31 pm

    Hah! Love the kool-aid/jell-o deal! And seriously – seeing those cute little birdies on that Happier line made me smile real big. πŸ™‚

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    GranChris
    April 3, 2011 at 1:35 am

    The birds and polka dots make me smile. A little kool aid never hurt anyone and in 30 years you will still be laughing. Great memories and so much fun.

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    notes of sincerity
    April 3, 2011 at 4:48 am

    Hi Amy. :o)<br />I told my husband about your jello in the cups trick and we both had a good laugh. That is so cute and I wish I could have done it this year! :o) It would have been perfect for when I set the table for dinner!! :o)<br />You have such a lovely blog and I just want to say thank you for your tutorials, photos of your trips you take us on, and just being you! :o)<br />Have a

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    Kristy
    April 3, 2011 at 6:50 am

    So very cute!

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    goseemakeanddo
    April 3, 2011 at 7:34 am

    Did he trip on purpose? That&#39;s hilarious!

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    AnneMarie
    April 3, 2011 at 8:29 am

    Thanks for the giveaway! My son filled a sundae glass with mashed potatoes, caramel sauce, whipped cream and sprinkles and served it to Dad. Good April Fool&#39;s joke!

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    Melanie
    April 3, 2011 at 10:03 am

    This would be so much fun! Thanks for the chance.

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    Sandie ~call me crazy
    April 3, 2011 at 1:33 pm

    Love the April Fool&#39;s joke! πŸ™‚ Thanks for the fun giveaway!

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    Victoria
    April 3, 2011 at 5:23 pm

    I love your pattern but the April Fool&#39;s Day trick wins a prize!

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    Gailanne
    April 3, 2011 at 5:25 pm

    Your blog is one of my favorites, always look forward to seeing what you&#39;re up to…you have such a sweet spirit!<br />Thanks for the chance to win this giveaway, look like fun! Stay blessed!

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    Linn
    April 3, 2011 at 5:38 pm

    LOVE the fabric! Can&#39;t wait to see your latest project.

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    A Plain Path
    April 4, 2011 at 9:47 am

    Glad the jello prank was a hit! That is a good one. This fabric is delightful…appropriately named. Off to check out that giveaway now.

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    the woolen cellar
    April 4, 2011 at 12:36 pm

    After a long cold and snowy winter these fabrics would surely brighten things up around here. Just love the bright colors!

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    I am Just One Mom
    April 4, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    I am Happier and Happier at the prospect of creating with Deena Rutter&#39;s latest collection. What a darling mix!

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    Trudi
    April 4, 2011 at 2:32 pm

    What a beautifuls bundle of happy fabrics!

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    Dianne
    April 5, 2011 at 7:55 pm

    Such a happy group of fabrics, love the red and white quilt, can&#39;t beat it!! Love your blog..so inspirational…

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