It's time to make plans for curtains in the dining room. The windows have stood naked for far too long. After looking through Country Curtains catalogs and other sources for ready-made ideas, I decided on custom-made curtains for several reasons.
One: the windows feature pretty moldings. It would be a shame to cover them. See?
Two: I have blinds and the header box thingies, which I also like.
Three: I am in love with this fabric, which I've adored since I first caught sight of it at Calico Corners a few years ago:
I think the lighter blue in the background with complement the wall paint color, Opal Silk by Behr, really nicely.
I've contacted a decorator here in my area, and she and I have both texted and talked on the phone. I sent her photos from my Pinterest board, Gorgeous Home, with some ideas of things I like. I'm especially enamored with the idea of finials rather than rods, like so:
I can't wait to get started!
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