I've been stitching up a few more 5" blocks from my scraps. These soft pinks/yellows and taupes are more challenging for me than my usual bright colours (you will notice I did include two darker fabrics in browns - afraid it was looking too flat without some stronger colour). I'm considering redoing the center block so that the fabric for the windows will be more noticeable. It's a reminder of how important it can be to step back; take a look at fabric combinations before sewing. Otherwise, you may discover that the contrast that seems apparent when you're close, doesn't exist from further back. Ahem.