Saturday, October 30, 2010

Drop Cloth Window Treatments

I had been wanting to do these drop cloth window treatments that have been all over blog land.I wanted to do these because everyone said they are easy and inexpensive and that is language I understand.

I bought a 2 pack of drop cloths from Home Depot. They cost about $10 for the 2 of hem. They are huge! Since I am impatient, I could not face the job of ironing these so I didn’t. I folded about 2 feet of the cloth over the top. It was either that or let 2 feet of cloth pool in the floor in a high traffic area.

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I am totally in to beach cottage decor so I brought out a bag of shells that I had on display in a bowl and a low-temp glue gun. My girls glued a border of shells all the way across the edge of the folded cloth. bat 012

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This picture shows the ring clips I used to hang the curtains. These hang at our patio door with southern sun exposure. It works surprisingly well at cutting the brightness when needed. I imagine the picture quality would be better if I shot the pics at a different time of day.

The really cool thing is that the wrinkles have worked their way out by just hanging there. I sure am glad I didn’t waste time ironing!

Hope everyone has had a nice 4 months; that is how long it has been since I last blogged. I sure missed my blogger friends and am happy to be back. Sometimes a girl just needs to take a healthy break and focus on her family. I am excited to visit you all and get a fresh dose of inspiration.

Blessings to you!



Debby said...

Hi. I kept looking for you and never saw you. WHen I was visiting Broomfield we went to where you said your daughter worked. The girl there didn't have a clue about who else worked there. I am coming again this month.
It's funny that you like the beach and live in the mountains, hah. I love both as well. Love the drop cloth curtains. I may have to try that. Glad that you are back.

Sandy Mastroni said...

this is a great idea and your girls did a great job
I think I would like to try this
Thanks too for visiting me ! That makes me very happy that you took the time to visit me !