Saturday, April 16, 2016

Survey says...

French Gray!!

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My first choice immediately went for the darker taupe color. But then again, I always lean that way.
Hubs picked the French Gray.
When I placed the French Gray swatch against my Soapstone Sequoia counter top it was perfect!

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Man, I LOVE Buffalo Check Roman Shades. The straight, smooth fabric really accentuates the pattern and it looks awesome! So I thought, "Sure... I can make them! That's the ticket!"
Then I watched a few YouTube videos and ummm... no.
From a woman who measures by saying "it's the fourth line after the 3 on the tape measure" Roman shades are not going to happen. Waaaay too complicated for my pea brain.

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So how can I eliminate the bulkiness of the curtains I made for my kitchen?
Sure they look cute, but it's too heavy of a look for spring and summer.

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Then it hit me!! Curtain rings and less fabric width.
Instead of doubling the width of the window (like most curtains), I'll maybe do one and a half or even less than the width of the window. Then adding curtain rings will lighten up the look even more.
Since I have black accents (like the wood stove, some painted furniture and kitchen cabinet hardware) I'll keep the matte black curtain rods and add matte black curtain rings. It'll have nice contrast and match what's in my kitchen. Yippee!!

The winter months, I'll have to put up the black homespun curtains back up. If any of you have a wood stove you completely understand why.

Happy Saturday, all!!!

Remember to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. If you don't have any sunshine, get outside anyway.

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Thank you to all who gave me your opinions. I truly appreciate it!!! You guys are the best! ♥

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