Happy Home + Jennifer Paganelli’s “Beyond the Fabric” Downy Video

on August 29 | in Contests & Giveaways | by | with 208 Comments

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Jennifer Paganelli recently teamed up with Downy in a new video series. We love hearing from Jennifer and seeing her studio up close. It’s fun to learn a little more about Jennifer’s design process too!

Downy is offering a chance to win a copy of Jennifer’s latest book Happy Home. The book includes twenty sewing and craft projects to help you accessorize your home, presented beautifully with Jennifer’s signature bright colors and flair. Today’s giveaway is limited to U.S. + Canadian residents. Comment for your chance to win!

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208 Responses to Happy Home + Jennifer Paganelli’s “Beyond the Fabric” Downy Video

  1. Francisca M. says:

    I’d love to win this book. I love Jennifer’s line of fabric especially the color scheme.

  2. kelly light says:

    I would love one of these. Is it still open??

  3. Ginger says:

    I loved the window into the designers studio.

  4. I worked as a sales rep for P&G for years and found it very interesting to see who and how they got the new design on the downy bottles.Very pretty and hope people will use it and like it. your video was very interesting, thanks would love to have your book.

  5. Ann says:

    Thanks for the chance!

  6. Penny says:

    Thanks for the chance to win πŸ™‚

  7. Fascinating! I love her work. Thanks for the chance to win!

  8. Amanda A says:

    Sounds great – thanks for the giveaway!

  9. Mary Rokisky says:

    Wonderful video, thanks so much

  10. Shelley C says:

    Love to read the inspiration that must go through that entire book! Oh to have a home filled with my needlework…I tend to gift things away all the time and not keep anything to grace my home πŸ˜›

  11. rebecca shepler says:

    Thanks for a chance to win

  12. Crystal Renee says:

    Looks like a great book!
    sellcrystal2 at gmail dot com

  13. Carmen says:

    I’m hoping I haven’t missed the chance to enter this great giveaway! I would love to win this book

  14. Suzanne Shattuck says:


  15. Megan says:

    Thanks for such a great giveaway! I loved the video & I would really like to see what inspirations I could find form the book! Thanks again!

  16. It was so neat to see how Jennifer Paganelli traces parts of vintage fabrics to create her designs! Awesome!

  17. Robin Chapa says:

    LOVED this video! What a gifted designer– thank you for sharing her creative process with us!

  18. Shannon says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! This book looks awesome.

  19. Angie H. says:

    I would love to win a copy of this very talented designers book. She is a true inspiration!

  20. Jen says:

    It looks adorable! love to read more about it.

  21. Senna says:

    I’ve been wanting this book!

  22. Kimberly A says:

    Oh! I was just looking at this on Amazon the other day. I love the colors she uses!

  23. sangeetha says:

    That’s awesome – I love her designs

  24. carmela says:

    I love vintage fabrics. The book looks wonderful.

  25. Bella says:

    I am relatively new to sewing and love it! Any resource is great!

  26. Tammy Allen says:

    I have been wanting this book. Thanks for the giveaway.

  27. martha says:

    Great giveaway ,Thanks for all your hard work

  28. Donna Baker says:

    love Jennifer’s designs & style so I would love to win her book!!

  29. Pat Kelley says:

    I just moved into a new home. Would love to have some new inspiration for my guest room. Thanks for the giveaway.

  30. Anne says:

    Love the up close look at the creative process and how these beautiful images, memories and smells get transitioned into works of fabric and print art!

  31. Jo says:

    wow, would love to win this book, so inspiring. Thanks.

  32. Vicki Ballard says:

    I would love to have your book.

  33. Alicia says:

    I’m very into sewing as a way to decorate my hem right now!

  34. Pattij says:

    Looks like a wonderful book. Thanks for a chance to win!

  35. db says:

    would love to win this beauty – thanks

  36. Lucy Schramm says:

    Looks like a great book!

  37. Teresa says:

    Love her designs! Love the fabrics! Would love to try out some of her patterns for myself! πŸ™‚


  38. DebbieKL says:

    Look at all those beautiful fabrics in the studio!

  39. Diana says:

    Loved seeing a bit about how Jennifer is inspired to create her wonderful designs. Also the little blurb at the end about Downy creation process was interesting – I actually use the “infusion” line…

  40. Alison says:

    Love Jennifer’s designs! Thank you for the chance to win this amazing book!

  41. Faye Nettles says:

    I really enjoyed watching Jennifer’s design process. Awesome.

  42. Diane says:

    I love Jennifer’s colors and designs. Would love to get her book!

  43. brooke says:

    Wow, thanks for the great giveaway! I always need more home project inspiration!

  44. Shelly says:

    Love getting a glimse inside her creative process! Thanks for the chance of winning the book!

  45. Rachel says:

    would love to win this book for my mom.

  46. Fran says:

    What a wonderful glimpse into Jennifer’s design process.
    Thanks for sharing & for the giveaway ! Would love the book !

  47. Julie A. Weaver says:

    I love the video! I also love Jennifer as a designer too! Her fabrics are sooo beautiful and inspiring! I would love to win her book! :}

  48. mary lozinak says:

    Great givaway! I love books about the home.

  49. Michelle H. says:

    I need some home inspiration..thanks for the chance

  50. Salma says:

    Simply inspiring!

  51. Kristin M says:

    Beautiful and interesting.

  52. Nina says:

    This book sounds amazing!

  53. Leela says:

    Love it and her use of fabrics

  54. Kim McM says:

    It’s obvious to see that Jennifer loves pattern and color. How cool would it be to have a job like hers? I would be thrilled to win a copy of her book. Thanks for the giveaway!

  55. Joan says:

    This book looks wonderful and I would love to win it!

  56. Cori says:

    What a fun book! I’d love to win!

  57. Andee in aZ says:

    Thanks for the chance!

  58. Cynthia T says:

    Wonderful film to watch. Beautiful fabrics!

  59. AMANDA says:

    Great video, thanks for the opportunity.

  60. Meagan says:

    Love the quilt!

  61. Jen V says:

    Love her work! Ahhh, to dream of such a studio & time to lose myself in it.

  62. Jennifer says:

    Great book! Thanks for the chance to win!

  63. melanie says:

    Oh my! Soooo inspiring!

  64. Rhonda says:

    Great colors and designs! Such an inspiration! I would love to receive her book!

  65. Tabitha says:

    Her studio looks like a little slice of heaven. I’d love to win her book πŸ™‚

  66. Debbie Allen says:

    Love some of the ideas

  67. Tara says:

    How amazing of a job would that be! When she opened the box with her pillow, i would have been jumping up and down!

  68. Laurie says:

    I would love to win a copy of Happy Home so I can get started on some Christmas gifts! Mahalo!

  69. Mel says:

    Thank you for sharing this video!

  70. daydreamkate says:

    I want the fabric wall behind her in that video!

  71. Carolyn Sperling says:

    I would love to win this book. I love how passionate you are about your fabrics and designs.

  72. Candace says:

    My Grandma did the same. She call it being able to wrap herself in all her memories and of course did it all by hand. Inspiring!

  73. Anita Brown says:

    Would love to win your wonderful book!

  74. Fantastic! Just love these fabrics! Wishing you lots of success.
    greetings from Holland!
    with love,

  75. Bonnie B says:

    Looks wonderful! Thanks for the chance to win!

  76. Melissa says:

    Always looking to pretty up my home!!!

  77. Carmen Mitchell says:

    Such beautiful fabric — so neat to see part of the process of Jennifer creating her fabric. I would love a chance to win a copy of Happy Home. Thank you for opportunity!

  78. elsa says:

    I’ve always loved Jennifer’s fabrics ~ the video was just lovely as can be ~ having the book would be lovely too!
    Thanks so much for the giveaway.

  79. Angela Taylor says:

    I just purchased my very first sewing machine, a vintage 1950’s singer. I have soo many inspirations to make soo many things. Thank you for the chance to win, you’re amazing πŸ™‚

  80. Melissa Beynon says:

    I absolutely love these older fabrics…so much care and thought put into the designs back then!

  81. Theressa Heaton says:

    Looks like a book I would enjoy. Have been sewing and quilting almost all my life and Im in my 70’s. Thanks for the opportunity to obtain this book without cost.

  82. Barb Potter says:

    Thanks for introducing me to Jennifer. She is my kind of creator and I look forward to learning more about her designs – from the video they look beautiful and something I would love to use in my sewing projects.

  83. Marsha Profancik says:

    What a fantastic giveaway! Thanks!

  84. Linda says:

    This book sound wonderful. I’d love to win a copy. Thanks!!

  85. Deb says:

    Jennifer Paganelli’s design sense and use of color along with vintage type of fabrics is very inspirational!

  86. This looks so exciting, would love ideas for my new home! Thank you!

  87. Beth says:

    Would love to have this book. I have been sewing some pillows and organizers for my girls as they go off to college

  88. Lisa Cowgill says:

    Wonderful ideas come from everywhere and I am open to these. Share your love with others and brighten our world!

  89. Ann S says:


  90. carol says:

    C O O L !!! lov, Lov LOV !!!! books like these hours of fun fun fun !!!Would LOVE to win thanks bunches for the giveaway!!! Cant wait to see if I win ! I sure hope so it would be fantastic !! Thanks again πŸ™‚

  91. Sarah says:

    Love Jennifer fabric. It was the first fabric that I really feel in love with and thought, “I must have some of this no matter what I make!”

  92. Barb says:

    Watching the video was a real treat!!! All of those vintage fabrics were amazing!! Thanks for sharing and I appreciate the opportunity to win a copy of your book!

  93. Erin says:

    I would love to win. This book looks so great and I need to freshen up the house with some handmade goodies!

  94. Marcia Kosturock says:

    I love those beautiful colors she is using!

  95. Bernice says:

    Thanks for the opportunity to win this a copy of Happy Home!

  96. Jenny says:

    Looks like a great book. Love all the color!

  97. Lacie clark says:

    Awesome giveaway!! <3

  98. Tanja H says:

    Hi, the book looks interesting. I would love to win.

  99. Joslyn says:

    I love arts and crafts! Thank you so much for the chance at winning a copy of Happy Home!!!

  100. Katherine C. says:

    Would love to have this book for projects for my new house.

  101. Patricia Lenhart says:

    This would be a great book to have. Thank you.

  102. Martha says:

    Who doesn’t love fabric and fun ideas to use them in the home! Sign me up.

  103. Dee Wolters says:

    Need some new craft ideas, so I would love to win the book

  104. Raquel Garza says:

    O I love her creative designs!

  105. Annemarie Cornell says:

    thank you for the offer, i love to sew and decorate for each season, this would be a new collection of ideas to adopt.

  106. Dawna G says:

    Would love to win this!! Looks like an amazing book and I love home crafting and creating beloved items with my own hands!! Thanks for the opportunity! πŸ˜€

  107. Carla G says:

    This looks like a great book! Thanks for a chance to win! πŸ™‚

  108. Bambi St. Jean says:

    Thanks for a great contest!

  109. Mark Klein says:

    This would give my wife something to do as she recovers from surgery! Thanks for the chance.

  110. alexandra says:

    I would love to win a copy of this book. I love sewing for our home since I only get to sew for my youngest son now.

  111. debbie says:

    My hubby is out of town a lot, so sewing keeps me occupied and happy. Would love to get my “hands on” this book. Thanks for the opportunity.

  112. Lynnette Copeland says:

    Can’t wait to read it! Thank you for the giveaway.

  113. Andrea says:

    Amazing! And I thought I had a lot of vintage fabrics…. πŸ™‚

  114. Seanna Lea says:

    Her fabric design process is really interesting. I love how organic it feels. Thank you for counting me in for the giveaway.

  115. Lori Morton says:

    How awesome!! Would looooove to win! Thanks for the chance!! πŸ™‚

  116. Gwen Windham says:

    I would be thrilled to win a copy of “Happy Home”— it looks amazing! πŸ™‚

  117. Petra says:

    What a great book I can’t wait to see it in person. Thanks for the chance to win!

  118. Mimi Adaime says:

    Thank you for the opportunity to win such a wonderfull book full of inspirations..

  119. Kelly says:

    ooooh, loved hearing about her process!

  120. Genevieve says:

    Looks like a beautiful book!


  121. Joanne Long says:

    I just watched the video and the fabric that are organized in the background and the colors that she uses in her studio are such an inspiration. To me it is great to be introduced to a designer with such knowledge. This is the first time that I have heard of Jennifer Paganelli. I would love to create with her fabric from her book. Thanks for the giveaway.

  122. marcia says:

    I loved seeing more of her designs and also how she puts colors together-in her studio, clothing, jewelry-it all adds such beauty and texture! Thanks!

  123. Ali M says:

    Wonderful! I have a feeling the book is going to be a really good read, thank you for the giveaway!

  124. Mandi says:

    It’d be great to win!

  125. Lynne Tilley says:

    Love those fabrics. Thanks for the giveaway chance.

  126. Kristin C. says:

    I would love to win a copy =)

  127. Joanna says:

    Thanks for the video and for the chance to win!

  128. Chelsea says:

    Great video! I would love a copy of this book, thanks for the chance to win.

  129. Sue says:

    Sounds great!

  130. Rachel says:

    Thanks for the chance to win,

  131. Patsy Booher says:

    How wonderful!

    Thanks for the giveaway.

  132. Gina says:

    I’d love to win a copy of Happy Home. Thanks!

  133. Betsy M says:

    I would just love this book. Thanks for a chance to win.

  134. Renee Richardson says:

    Very exciting!! Thanks for the wonderful giveaway πŸ™‚

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  135. Laurel says:

    I love her designs! I’d love to win this.

  136. Jennifer says:

    I love her designs and the book looks great. Thanks for the chance to win!!

  137. kadybug says:

    I loved seeing her process! Such a wonderful look at how she pulls together ideas for her lines. πŸ™‚ Thank you for the chance to win.

  138. Taysha Riggs says:

    great giveaway!!!! I’d love to try out some of those projects

  139. Lynn Osborne says:

    Love, love, love Jennifer’s bright fabrics. Thanks for the chance to win the book!

  140. Heidi Anderson says:

    Thanks for the chance to win. can’t wait to check out the book!

  141. Lovely — I am settling into a new home and need home deco help!!! πŸ™‚

  142. Anne S says:

    Wow, that was so interesting! Thanks for the chance to win!!

  143. Kristy says:

    Oh I would love to read this!

  144. Kim T. says:

    I love hearing designers talk about their work and inspirations…

  145. Jill says:

    Love all this fabric and can’t wait to see the book-beautiful!

  146. Judith Heinen says:

    I am a faithful follower and enjoy making things to decorate my home….thanks for a chance to win this lovely book!

  147. sandra pipitone says:

    LOVE the GIRLS World am waiting & Hoping someone Will buy for me for B, G, or Christmas THANKS for the chance to win. I need another book

  148. Ashley Childers says:

    Amazingly interesting! I love fabric!

  149. Alina Rodgers says:

    Thank you for sharing the video. It’s beautiful! I wish I had the eyes for color, but I don’t. I have a lot of fabric myself, still every time when I want to make something for my little girl, I have to struggle to find the “perfect” fabric for her. I recently had ordered a book called “Color and Cloth,” and hope that it would help.

    Thank you for the generous giveaway and have a nice weekend!

  150. Sivje says:

    Oh thank you for the chance!!! I love Jennifer’s designs so much!

  151. Jen Higgins says:

    I checked Happy Home out from my library, and wish I didn’t have to bring it back. It has some wonderful projects in it!

  152. Clari says:

    I’m currently working on 2 quilts for my daughters from Jennifer’s “Crazy Love” line. The colors are so vibrant and exciting! I love that they are so bold.

  153. Mindy says:

    Oh, what a great video! I love peeking into someone’s creative process, especially someone so very creative as Jennifer!

  154. Debbie says:

    Thanks for the giveaway.

  155. Robin says:

    I would love to win a copy of this book! Thank you..

  156. Leah says:

    I’ve had my eye on this book for ages now! I love Jennifer’s mix of prints and colors–every room just looks happy.

  157. Diane W says:


  158. I would love to win a copy of this beautiful book!

  159. Debbie H says:

    Looks cute! I would love to win it!

  160. Hannah H says:

    I love personalizing my house with homemade accessories! I love pillows! Its the perfect way to get exactly what you want!

  161. nopinkhere says:

    Oooh! How cool!

  162. Judy says:

    Beautiful fabrics it was interesting to hear a little bit about her creative process.

  163. Kim B says:

    Pick me! Pick me! I would love love love to win!!

  164. Stephanie says:

    Wow, loved seeing JPs design process and glimpses of her gorgeous space! So inspiring. Thanks for the chance at a copy of her book!

  165. Bailey says:

    I need some home deco ideas. It’s my current mission, to whip this house into a happy Home.

  166. carolee c. says:

    I could really use this book for ideas around my house! Thanks for the chance to win!

  167. cindy says:

    That was lovely! Thanks for sharing it.

  168. Erika says:

    What beautiful fabrics highlighted in that video.

  169. Neeta says:

    I recently borrowed my friend’s copy of Happy Home and was inspired to make so many things. Would love to win my own copy! Neeta

  170. lynaeve says:

    I’ve been wanting this book for a while. Thanks for the chance!

  171. Bobbie says:

    I would love to have this book.

  172. carole says:

    She is just fabulous!

  173. Deborah says:

    Thanks for doing this giveaway. The book sounds lovely!

  174. Maureen S says:

    I would love to have this book. Planning on Christmas gifts and so many great ideas in this book.

  175. Dell says:

    Thanks for sharing.

  176. Jennifer says:

    Awesome giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity! Big fan of your blog πŸ™‚

  177. Allison C says:

    We just bought our first house so I would love to win this!

  178. svetlana says:

    oh, how wonderful! thanks for the chance to win.

  179. Karrie Pennington says:

    Inspiring, I had no idea how one would start to design a new fabric. This was helpful. Imagine 2000 fabrics on hand!

  180. Now how cool is that! I love anything that Jennifer Paganelli does! She is so talented, and I’d love to win that book!

  181. I’d love to win this book, it looks beautiful πŸ˜‰ Please! Thank you.

  182. Rena says:

    Oooo, love Jennifer’s fabrics and books.

  183. Linda says:


  184. MarciaW says:

    Thank you Downy for this lovely giveaway, and sewmamasew for hosting it. This would be a nice book to own and use.

  185. Aimee says:

    What a great series! Love seeing the creative process and creative spaces!

  186. Stefani says:

    Count me in! That book looks amazing and I would love to sew some new things for my new home. πŸ™‚

  187. Lorrie says:

    What a great video. I loved hearing Jennifer talk about how she designs, and I love all the colour and pattern in her space.

    Thanks to Downy for the giveaway.

  188. Renae says:

    How fun!
    I could use a “happier” home.

  189. How fun! Thank you for sharing!

  190. Corrie says:

    I’d love a copy of this book! Looking for some more projects for making Christmas gifts.

  191. natali says:

    I would love to win the book, just looking at the cover makes me happy.

  192. This book looks like it has a ton of awesome projects. I would really like to spruce up my place!

  193. Christy Coy says:

    Looks fun! Thanks for the opportunity!

  194. Joy says:

    Sounds like a great book.

  195. Laura Reich says:

    What a cool looking book, I’d love to win. Thank you!

  196. Lynn H says:

    I enjoyed the video glimpse into how Jennifer comes up with her new fabric designs. Also loved seeing her home with the fabrics used in all different ways. A longer tour of her home and work space highlighting her fabrics used there would be nice. Really like the pink blouse too:) Thanks so much for a chance to win a copy of her new book!

  197. Julia P says:

    Great video! Love learning how Jennifer uses her creative process to create such beautiful fabric. Thanks for the great giveaway.

  198. Beth Ellen says:

    I would love to win this book–I have been eyeing it since it first came out!

  199. DMeredith says:

    Looks like a wonderful book. I love making pillows. Thanks for a chance to win..

  200. Kathy Gordon says:

    Hope I win! Thnx.

  201. Jocelyn says:

    Wow what a fascinating video!! Jennifer is such a lovely lady. And I loved what she said at the beginning, it’s all been done before! How true is that. But she apparently takes it to another level. Thanks for sharing the video.

  202. Norma says:

    She has such a unique and exciting approach in designing. Will love to win. Thanks for the opportunity.

  203. Carrie says:

    Can’t wait to check out Happy Home!

  204. This looks like a fun book! Thanks for the chance.

  205. Emily V. says:

    Fun! Thanks for the giveaway!

  206. Debbie says:

    It was very interesting to see how the design process works. Would love to win the book!

  207. Terry Kessinger says:

    They say you can’t judge a book by its cover. Well, judging THIS book by its cover, I’m betting it will be fabulous! I absolutely LOVE the cover!

  208. Megan says:

    So inspiring! I’ve always loved her designs. Thanks for the chance to win.

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