Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Kitchen Improvement

The breakfast area in our home was less than appealing with the quick fix valance I had purchased at Lowes when we moved in. It was due to my OCD. The window was so bare and I had no idea what I really wanted so the $30 valance sufficed for a year. I was so excited to rip it down that I forgot to take a picture. Don't worry though, you're not missing anything special.

I have been eyeing this Dwell Studio fabric for some time and knew it's what I wanted in the space.


 I didn't want a valance though, so I opted to make short drapes that hit right at the window seat. For a tutorial on how I made them go here.




Next, I'm recovering that seat cushions in this coordinating Dwell Studio fabric. 


It will be a huge improvement from the stained, chocolate suede that's on them now. 

So, what do you think of the curtains? You likey? Me likey! Husband even agreed they were an improvement.


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8 comments:

  1. I love both of those prints so much! They really seem to "wake up" the space. Now I have serious curtain envy!

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  2. I really love that Dwell fabric and I think those curtains are perfect for the seating area - wanna come over and make some for my dining area? :)

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  3. Great choice! I love how the curtains turned out. Can't wait to see the chair cushions.

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  4. This looks so great -- I love it!

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  5. You have very fine taste! These are gorgeous and they look perfect over the window seat!

    I'm your newest follower. :)

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  6. I love that fabric. I can't wait to see what it looks like with the cushion too. Great job!

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  7. LOVE how these turned out! The pattern is great! Thanks so much for your sweet comment on my pumpkin house numbers!!

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