Sunday, August 28, 2011

The House That Creeks #6 CURTAINS!

Holy Crap People!!!! They are FINALLY finished!
These curtains nearly broke my back, I swear! Probably would not have been so bad had I had a proper place to work. The floor was the only obvious place to work because of the space but dang! it was tough. HOWEVER worth every bit of it!

I put off getting curtains for quite a while. Around blog land I have found bold stripes popping up everywhere. The first place that caught my eye was a shower curtain from Welcome to Heardmont see her's HERE awesome I tell you! So I had planned on painting but THEN I found THIS at The Yellow Cape Cod. holy schmoly! I fell in L.O.V.E

So I ordered some awesome priced fabulous sailcloth curtains from Curtain Works HERE
then I bought some linen fabric from Joann and ordered a 50 yard roll of grosgrain ribbon online. THANK GOODNESS my hubby was sitting there when I re figured how much ribbon I needed.
I ALMOST ordered 120 YARDS of ribbon when I only needed around 40 yards. bwwaaahhaa. I was forgetting to divide my feet by 3 to get the correct yardage! Math has never been my strong suit anyway. I ironed on fusible webbing to the black linen then iron those pieces to the curtains. For the ribbon I just used my handy dandy hot glue gun. I have burns to prove it too!

Here she is all finished! GASP... I KNOW RIGHT!!! swoon!!! Please ignore the paper above the chair.. that is my template for what I may hang there one day. not sure yet.

Here is another view from one side of the living room.

Here is a view with the template removed.. It was about time to remove it. I was starting to not even realize it was there anymore.

Here is a view from the other side. The sun sure is bright in the morning. The T.V. stand is temporary. I have that to share one day too.

This is obviously a close up. again.. L.O.V.E

Here is a view with a wee bit of the fire place showing. the room is 24 feet long and only 13 feet wide so it is really difficult to get the whole room in one photo

The curtain rod looks a little higher on the right side but it isn't.. well not as much as it looks in the photo. So thats it.. awesome striped curtains! I am soooo making some for my bedroom however I have decided that I will be painting those!!!



Linking to:
The DIY Showoff
The Shabby Nest
Funky Junk Interiors and

Kreative Korner

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Scrappy Page

Happy Tuesday!!
Hope your day has been awesome. Today i am sharing a scrap page I made on my little weekend getaway back in March! This is my daughter and her duo partner from their dance in season 2010. I absolutely LOVED this dance. I was very musical theater think Broadway musical. So fun, ever time i watched it I got a little sad thinking one day she will leave me to move to New York and dance on Broadway. Silly really she would LOVE that, I am just being selfish! The Paper is Glitzy Pack I picked up at Hobby Lobby one day, I totally adore ever single sheet in it. So shabby chic. I used the cricut to cut out the label i used to journal and some rhinestones. Thats it all the little paper strips are from the same pack. I have to admit I got this layout from one of my scrappy mags. Dont remember which one since it was so long ago. I hope you enjoy and are inspired to to make your own page! Thanks for stopping by. Have a great tomorrow.
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