Monday, August 31, 2009

New Curtains Inspired by Fall

I made new curtains for the windows in our living room. I wanted something that would work well for fall. I found this fabric at Wal-Mart. Most of the stores around here have already gone through a remodel to get rid of the fabric section. There's a couple that still have fabrics. I wish we had more options for fabric stores around here. Our only choices are really only Hobby Lobby and the single Hancock's fabrics.

I really liked the colors. They work well for fall with the oranges and browns but they also work with my home accents. I use a lot of oranges and greens pretty much year around in my decorating so I think they will be perfect. I had white sheers up over these windows.

Here's a picture with the sheers up. And here's a pictures with the new curtains.

I like them. They may not be perfect but I think they look just fine. And for my first attempt that making curtains I think I did pretty good. Of course, I did learn an important lesson in the process. Always measure twice. Silly me I cut the fabric panels too short the first time around. I had to figure out something so I went and got the green to put at the top. Oh well, I still like them. And now I know, measure twice.

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  1. I love this fabric!!! You did a great job; it really warms up the room!h

  2. I really like the mistake. If you find a cute fringe on sale you could that between the green and print. They look really cute and look great with the other items in the room.
    Thanks for posting to the Celebrating the Holidays party. I hope you will come post lots of fun things. I look forward to getting to know you. If you follow I will do the same.

  3. I think you did a great job on the curtains! I like the green on top so what may have started out as a "mistake" resulted in a really nice look. Love the colors too....they're the same colors I lean towards in my decorating.

  4. I think the mistake added up to a plus. They look great.

  5. Great job! I love the fabric; it really warms up the room for fall.


  6. beautiful curtains!! i just love fall!! i've already decorated. stop by and see my decor!! cute blog design.

  7. this is a fabulous change! I have not done seasonal husband would just die if I did that...he always says...well at least I recognize the curtains! lol