Category Archives: Window Treatments

How to Choose the Best Length for Your Curtains

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What is the best length for curtains? There’s more than one answer but the key is to choose from the right options. Occasionally, the answer is dictated by where the window is positioned in a space or by what else is … Continue reading

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How-to Make a Lined Valance with Contrasting Band

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Today I’m sharing an easy tutorial for this simple lined valance. It’s simple but the contrasting band takes it up a notch. It’s definitely not boring. You can also add trim along the upper portion of the band to jazz … Continue reading

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My New Living Room Window Treatments Before & After

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With these new window treatments I did something I’ve never done before. I have a very strong “I can make that myself” impulse. I like the challenge of creating things myself and the satisfaction of knowing “I made that!”  And … Continue reading

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Tutorial – Cafe Curtain with Ruffled Cuff and Trim

Cafe Curtain with Cuff Tutorial 1

Several years ago I made a collection of aqua & brown animal print pillows and window treatments for Laura’s master bedroom & bathroom. Recently she sent the remnants from that project and asked if I could make a small cafe curtain … Continue reading

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Beaded Cafe Curtain and How to Sew On Curtain Rings

Ivory & Gray Cafe Curtain 2

When it comes to curtain hardware – rods, brackets and rings – I have a few standards that I tend to use the most often. This small 1″ black metal ring is available just about anywhere curtain hardware is sold. … Continue reading

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Multi-Colored Droop Valance with Contrast Lining and Beaded Trim

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The style of this valance is probably one of my favorites. I like the overall look of the deep droops, the large rings and the contrasting fabrics. Today I’m going to break down this style and give you a few … Continue reading

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Minor Kitchen Update and Curtains for Sale

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It’s time for a few minor changes around here including paint, new curtains and maybe…just maybe…a new kitchen table. I’m keeping my fingers crossed. The toile cafe curtains and floral valance have served me well and now they’re ready for … Continue reading

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Ruffled Ivory & Gray Cafe Curtain

Cafe Curtain with Ruffled Hem

Tamara contacted me several months ago asking about window treatments for her new kitchen. We worked long distance via email, phone calls and texts to the create this adorable little cafe curtain for her kitchen! The window above the sink … Continue reading

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