We recently decided (read: my husband generously decided) to turn one of the bedrooms in our house that was being called the “office/guest room” into a usable art space that our daughter and I could use for crafting. In other words, it was a solution to all of the projects (ahem … crap) that constantly would take up half of the dining table. We recently actually had guests stay over at our house so that meant I needed to clean up the room, and it ended up being the big push I needed to really organize and sort things out. I went through some bins of fabric from shopping excursions of the past and came across this cute mermaid fabric that I bought from somewhere I can’t remember. Of course, the second our daughter (now 5.5 years old — what the what?!) saw it, the demand for a dress was made.