Sunday, April 21, 2013

The Curtains are Done! The Curtains are Hung!

I'm loving this fabric combination.
I bought the fabric two weeks ago
and already the window treatments are
sewn and hanging.
I've been boring everyone I know about
wanting to make this change for more than a year!
Two other fabrics were purchased last year,
but I decided they were not "right."
So, it's actually been a long time coming.
The treatments are ultra simple,
so the sewing did not take
a huge amount of time.

My entry, living room and dining room
all flow together,
so I needed the same fabrics for all
three areas.
This is the window seat in the dining room.

This double window is in the entry beside the front door,
to the right...

...If you turn to the left you see the living room,
and a bit of the dining room.
(See those two square windows on either
side of the fireplace?
That's another long term project.
I hope to find, or have made
stained glass panels for them.)

I don't need the bottom cafes in the living room
because I have roll up wooden shades there.
These windows over look the porch and the street out front
and the roll ups are usually open during the day.

This is the view from the living room into the dining room.

The dining room again.

And finally a view back to the entry from the living room.
I'm delighted with the freshness this change brought.
I also went through and did a bit of decluttering.
I have so much stuff I really like,
but I have to remind myself,
I simply cannot have it all out at the same time!
Can you see why I needed the same fabrics
for all three spaces in my little cottage?

Join me this week at
Tweak it Tuesday at Cozy Little House
Wow Us Wednesday at Savvy Southern Style
Open House Party at No Minimalist Here


Blondie's Journal said...

Very nice! They have a little French flair to them and they really tie in all your furniture together! Love it!


NanaDiana said...

SUSAN!!!!! Those are gorgeous! You did a wonderful job and I can see why you needed to tie them all together. They are just perfect in your home and I LOVE how bright and cheery they are.

I need to do a bit of decluttering, too and put some stuff away for a while- xo Diana

Carol said...


Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Susan, I love the fabrics and the curtains look wonderful! Thanks in advance for sharing your pretty window treatments at the Open House Party.

kathyinozarks said...

love them!

Ewenique said...

Charming! Such fresh colors that tie the rooms together beautifully!

Anonymous said...

I love your wonderful curtains thank you for sharing your wonderful home with us


Dragonfly Treasure said...

Love the colors and style!
You did an awesome job

Balisha said...

Oh, how pretty. Your home is so inviting with the colors you have chosen. I love the yellow.

Debbi said...

Loving this color scheme! I have a blue and yellow toile theme in my guest bathroom. I love your creative window treatment, very impressive!

Maria Elena said...

Your curtains are gorgeous! Love, the colors! I have a new weekly link party which is live now and I would love if you stop by and link up this wonderful post! Hope to see you there! Hugs, Maria

Debra @ Homespun said...

I have visited your blog / home before and always enjoyed it. This is no exception. I just love those curtains and all of your pretty shots of your beautiful home! This is Craftsman bungalow, correct ?

Pat@Life At Lydias House said...

Wow! I LOVE that fabric combo! The brilliant colors are wonderful!

Art and Sand said...

Love the design of your window coverings. Your choice of fabric would fit right in at my house.

Dewena Callis said...

You did a fabulous job! I do love your colors. It looks like such a pleasant place to sit.

Victorian Tailor said...

Beautiful room, and curtains, love the splash of yellow!

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