$5 Custom Curtain Rod

$5 Custom Curtain Rod

 

Tulips Master Bedroom

One of our first apartments had brick walls.

Doesn’t that sound romantic?  And rustic?  And historic?

It wasn’t.

These weren’t the brick walls you see in the Pottery Barn catalog…..these brick walls looked like they had been constructed by the people who built the Brady Bunch house.  They were orange and flat with cracks and dark gray mortar.

Yikes.

And we were young and clueless and almost penniless and renting……and we couldn’t nail a single nail into that brick without facing the wrath of Mr. Brady and Alice.

Decorating an apartment with non-nailable walls seemed like an insurmountable challenge.

I almost gave up.Continue reading


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A Pair Of Silver Hoops

A Pair Of Silver Hoops

 

I love red lipstick.

And really big beautiful sparkling glittering irresistible earrings.

The kind that give you confidence.

Maybe that’s why I love window treatments……they are like jewelry for the house.

These drop cloth curtains are classic and affordable and simple……

……just like the perfect pair of silver hoops.

 

Silver hoops……you know….those earrings that can go anywhere.

I’ve worn them to a baseball game where I missed this absolute moment of brilliance.

I’ve worn them across Kentucky on the 100-mile-yard sale trek and out on date  day with the cutest carpenter on the planet.

Yep.

Those silver hoops.

Like a simple, classic curtain.

 

Today I’m posting about window decor over at the Lamps Plus blog.

And I was going for the silver hoop approach…..

…..but somehow a bunch of big, unusual, unique window treatments showed up instead.

Go figure. :)

PS  Here are four unique window treatment ideas.  You can thank the confidence earrings. :)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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