Our windows in our master bedroom have been naked for a while now and I finally got the courage to try to make my own curtains. I had some beautiful fabric that didn't work out quite right for the bay window seat that I was trying to dress up and it was just screaming curtains to me!
Now remember I told you I don't sew...so I picked up some hemming tape and my iron and got to work. I didn't want to go out and spend a ton of money on new rods for my windows and I wanted something unique.
I did something completely outside the box for me and I have a feeling it is going to be a love it or hate it idea.
I went outside and cut down a couple branches from our tree and nailed them to the wall. A perfect make shift curtain rod that brings in the rustic look this room needed.
I know...I know...all you see is the big blank spot in the center of that wall! One project at a time :-) I know right now that hole stands out more than ever, but I promise I have an idea for that spot that I am hoping to share very soon.
My husband has been out of town and gets home tonight, so I am very curious if he is going to be on the love it or hate it side. My daughter said this morning that daddy was going to come home and say, "what a beautiful house!" Isn't she the cutest!?
I for one, love the outcome. I feel like it adds some texture and charm. However, I have been known to do some projects that I think are perfect and then a month later I wonder what on Earth I must have been smoking (i.e. my kitchen table - don't tell my husband I am re-doing that soon ;-))
Hope everyone is having a fabulous weekend!
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