I tried a game of beads with Will and he got the concept of putting them into one container and then the other but he wanted to eat every other one! I will try this again in a few months!
Ashley and I made good use of the time and over the last few days we finished piecing all the blocks of her first quilt! (She has to purchase some more background fabric for all the corner pieces.) We wanted a place to lay the blocks out and SEE them-the floor didn't work with toddlers and cats around so we rearranged the sewing room. We made a design wall using a flannel backed table cloth tacked to the newly found wall! It worked wonderfully! Ashley did find herself a bit compulsive with the rearranging........she had the final arrangement about ten times!
I moved the knick knack shelves from that wall to the area over my quilting frame.The rest of the clutter has new homes or is tossed. It was a very exciting project.
When we packed up Ashley's quilt to go home, I put one of my tops that needed finishing up there!
See how inviting the room is now?!