Saturday, June 12, 2010

Window Dressing

As you may recall, in May we had new windows installed in the house.

New windows called for new window treatments.

These are the curtains that I had in the living room. Well, really they were just panels.

I never really liked them, because they had no color. They had been up for five years; they did the job.

When we went to Short Pump last weekend, I found curtains that I liked. Here they are:

A whole new look. Ta da.


  1. Wow! Isn't it amazing how something like that can change the entire look of a room? I get Roanoke Valley Home magazine, and it has a section on window treatments this summer. I would love to put plantation shutters in my bedroom, but they are so expensive. Maybe if I sell the novel, *wink. Until then, I'll keep dreaming. I sure do like yours!

  2. Your windows look great! Lots of color.

    I am curtain shopping too after so many years with the same old curtains. It's quite a search, I'm finding out.

  3. Wow! It changes the way the light filters in and the entire look of the room. Very pretty.

  4. Thank you all! Lenora, it made a huge difference in the lighting. I am very happy with these new curtains.

    Amy, I know you will sell that novel!

    SF, I found curtain shopping to be quite an adventure, too. Hint: Different stores under the same brands carry different curtains in the store. Try different Lowe's and JCP.

  5. I liked both window dressings, the latter has a lovely contrast though.

    It's surprising how the look of the room can change.

  6. Love your new curtains! I had print draperies and I loved them, but couldn't find a print when I replaced them.


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