Tessie Fay

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I'm Tessie Fay. I'm a water color artist and surface pattern designer. My patterns and artwork are for color loving women who want to create joyful homes with a touch of modern femininity.

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One Room Challenge Week 6: Details and Bunting

One Room Challenge Week 6: Details and Bunting

One more week until the final reveal!!!! Eeeeek! I have had so much fun redecorating Emma's room but I am EXHAUSTED and I will be so happy to finally have it complete.

This week has been filled with lots of little decisions about the final decorating touches. I began styling the Mid Century Hutch from last week. I must have restyled this at least 5 times but I am finally happy with how it turned out. I used my favorite styling trick and covered most of the books with wrapping paper to keep the color pallet cohesive.

Styled mid century hutch

I also added several "black apple dolls" that I made a few years back because I never tire of their cuteness. And see that cute little fox Emma made in art class last year?

Black Apple hand made doll
Black Apple Doll, Puffin Books and cupcake bank.

I painted this "life is sweet" sign last week and it ties the room's theme together nicely.

Life is Sweet painting by Tessie Fay

I also took samples of my own designs and sewed them into a bunting to hang over the bed. I was originally going to put the fabric in embroidery hoops to hang on the wall but I absolutely LOVE the bunting!

Bunting made by Tessie Fay

And lastly I framed a couple of my own water color paintings. There is something so satisfying about seeing them all framed and up on the wall!

Water color lemon ice cream painting by Tessie Fay

I still love this little mint chocolate chip one...

Mint cholocate chip water color painting by Tessie Fay

And now, I am down to the wire. For the finishing touches I need to hang the light fixture, paint one more painting and tackle the huge task of photographing and editing all the photos. Oh, and write the blog post ;)

I hope you are as excited as I am to see it all complete next week!!!! Woohoo!

To see the progress of all the other guest participants be sure to click below.

I'll see you next week with the final reveal!!!!



Announcing Holiday Cards with Mixbook!

Announcing Holiday Cards with Mixbook!

One Room Challenge Week 5: Mid Century Hutch

One Room Challenge Week 5: Mid Century Hutch