3.20.2012

JUST IN TIME FOR SPRING

Back in the summer I came across this fabulous fabric find.  
I knew right away I wanted to use it for new drapes for our family room. 
The seamstress (my mother) delivered them a few weeks ago. 

I think I'm in love with the new Spring/Summer drapes....


These are the previous Fall/Winter drapes.....


Believe it or not, both fabrics were found on clearance for $4/yard 
and who am I kidding, I love these new window treatments so much,
they will probably stick around all year long.


I love the pinch pleat detail.


I realize we have only had the trampoline sectional for a little over a year, 
but if I play my cards right, it will be on its way out of here very soon. 
Craigs List, here it comes......


I have a few ideas of what I want to replace it with, but that's a whole other post. 

And since I am making a concerted effort to stop and smell the roses,
I picked up these beauties for $4.99/dozen today at the grocery store.
I smile every time I walk past them. 


Did you stop to smell the roses today?

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21 comments:

  1. The new curtains look fabulous! I just pinned that fabric for my friend the other week for her front living room. Those roses are beautiful, one of my favorite flowers. Enjoy them!

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  2. i love the curtains! the colors are so perfect! they look awesome- your seamstress rocks!
    and i went and had lunch downtown with a friend today, and then we strolled around and went to ben & jerry's too... that was my version of smelling the roses. :)

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  3. Amazing how that just brightens up the whole room. My daughter Is thinking about doing a shower curtain with the same fabric. I'm sending her the link right now. Thanks for sharing

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  4. Absolutely love the new drapes - gorgeous!

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  5. Love the fabric and they do look great there!

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  6. I think your new draperies are so pretty - I love that fabric. And how nice that your Mom is a great seamstress. I've asked my Mom a few times if she can show me some things (she used to sew a lot when my brother and I were little) but I need to get a machine first. We're in need of a new sofa as well - I can't wait to get rid of the big brown monster.

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  7. Lorri@ReturnToHomeMarch 21, 2012 at 9:13 AM

    Love those bright colors. And wow it never occurred to me that you could swap out drapes in a new season, bringing back the "fall" drapes if you wanted to at the end of the summer. What a great idea!!

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  8. I have not smelled the roses today...yet! I love the drapes and I vote they should stay! I have been wanting a sectional, what do you not like about it?

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  9. The new drapes totally freshen up the space - love that pretty fabric!!!

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  10. I love those drapes and would definately vote for year round useage =)

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  11. I adore the new drapes. What a refreshing burst of color. I am in the market for a new sectional...where on earth did you get yours to begin with? (and so totally would not object to taking yours off your hands for you!!!) <3.

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  12. love them! how lucky you are for having your mom to make them.

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  13. Love them!!! The punch of color is perfect!!!

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  14. The fabric really adds so much more to the space. I love the pattern and pops of color. You really scored a great find, especially for the price. Bravo!

    xo
    Amy R.

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  15. What beautiful fabric and a steal at $4/yd! These look like year rounds drapes to me as well! Love your blog!

    Barbara @ Chase-thestar.blogspot.com

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  16. I love that fabric! I've seen it before on pillows! It's gorgeous made into drapes. Where in the world did you find it for so cheap? An online store I'm hoping.

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  17. Love your new drapes. They look lovely! I'm your newest follower. Hope you'll visit me soon:-)

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  18. Andrea, I love the fabric and colors of the new drapes. Wish my mom sewed. Thanks for sharing at Wow.

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