Thursday, July 3, 2008
American Girl Store hosts Project Playhouse event
Kit's Home on Abbott Place (miniature version) will be raffled off, with proceeds going to Home Aid/Homebuilders Care.
Through July 20, you can purchase a raffle ticket for the low, low cost of $5 (5 for $20; 14 for $50) for a chance to win a custom-built Kit Kittredge-themed playhouse dubbed "Kit's Home on Abbott Place." Proceeds from the raffle go to support Home Aid/Homebuilders Care, a charitable arm of the Home Builders Assoc. of Greater Dallas. So whether or not you purchase the winning ticket, you can feel comfortable that your money is going toward a worthy cause.
The contest is timed to coincide with the run of Kit Kittredge: An American Girl at theaters around North Texas.
Here's a description of the playhouse from the press notes:
Built with care by Pardee Homes, this playhouse brings Kit to life with loving care and exceptional attention to detail.
"American Girl Kit's Home on Abbott Place" features cottage architecture with soft yellow siding, wood shingles, shutters, stone veneer and a glimpse of Kit's tree house.
Kit's attic bedroom is the perfect place for her to read, write and relax with Grace, her beloved basset hound. Cream-colored walls and honey-tone floors make this a warm and cozy room. A mini-armoire holds some of Kit's accessories.
Like Kit, girls will love curling up to read in the comfy chair, typing their own newspaper stories while seated at the rolltop desk, and creating their own Member-o-belia Wall with notes and pictures of family and friends. Just outside is a crate scooter with roller skate wheels, ready for a spin to Kit's next assignment!
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