Monday, February 16, 2009

I need help with my window treatments. HELP!!


Ok, if there are two things where I am definately decorating challenged it's window treatments and table scapes. Today, I am begging for help with my window treatments.


I posted a couple of pictures of my breakfast room re-do on Saturday. In one you can see that the roman shades that I bought don't quite fit. I actually don't mind that fact too too much. However, I am finding the whole look a little boring.


You can agree with me, it's ok. I am looking for a more simple look, but I'm not really sure this is what I want. ):


I would love your suggestions, and would REALLY love pictures!


Thanks!

7 comments:

  1. Don't know quite how I found you but I am happy that I did. Love the site and your blog list is amazing. Thanks for all of the great ideas. I love your wall color in this post too. Good choice!! Ever thought about painting your table?

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  2. Hey there, redpolkadot! Thanks for visiting Eventually Cottage! I'm so glad that you stopped by, and really glad that you like it here!

    Have a I thought about painting the table... oh yeah!

    However, hubby and the kids seem to think that I have a slight disorder that causes me to have to paint absolutely everything. I don't really see a problem, though. Anyhoo, I promised when we bought this set around New Years that I wouldn't paint it. I'll give it a little while longer before I start talking about painting it. Hee, hee, hee!!!

    Thanks again for visiting! I hope to hear from you again soon!

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  3. Hey there! I think some light, simple panels would look great, or have you seen the roman shades I made? They really are easy, and you can use any fabric you want!

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  4. Is the table far enough away from the wall for some long curtain panels? That would really dress it up. I would love to have panels in my kitchen but our radiator and garbage can are right under the window so I'm thinking that wouldn't end well. lol
    ~Michelle

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  5. So glad you visited me so now I know about you and your blog! Love it! I just looked through your past posts and couldn't believe it when I saw your redo of the antique radio cabinet. I have one in my attic that I think is exactly like yours. I got it at a garage sale for $5 and couldn't pass it up. I can't believe you got yours for free! I haven't done anything with it yet, but yours looks so good that I am going to have to get it down, work on it, and find a place for it!

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  6. i would leave your shade up and add a side panel on each side of the window to the floor for softness, if you are wanting lots of color then be daring, if not i too can see a soft pretty color. You could even extend the rod past the window so that most of the curtain is actually on the wall, it will give the appearance of a larger window, that is my intentions for our living room someday when i get myself going...lol
    hugs
    janet

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  7. Hi guys! Thanks for giving me your advice!

    Sarah- of course I have seen your roman shades! I love your blog! I am honored that you took the time to visit me here! My issue is that I have an idea of what the fabric I want looks like, but I only have one source for fabric here- Walmart. I can't seem to find anything that I like there. I'll keep looking, though.

    Michelle- I am thinking about panels, but the baseboard heater is right under the window. Do you think it would be ok to have the panels a little shorter than usual as long as it isn't seen because of the table?

    Angie- thanks for visiting my blog, I'm glad you like it! Get going on that antique radio cabinet, girl! I will definately want to see pics of the after!

    Thanks again, ladies! I hope to hear form you again soon!

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