128 October 21, 2009

These Are THE Curtains

The Library

They look better than my mockup (as I had a feeling they would). I haven’t been this pleased with a purchase in a long time! It took two and a half years, but I finally have curtains for the library that I love.

The Library

The Library

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    Kristin
    October 27, 2009 at 10:05 am

    Love the curtains! I’m obsessed with that print!

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    holly
    October 27, 2009 at 3:13 pm

    kitties! yours are super cute.

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    The Pocket Stylist
    October 28, 2009 at 10:42 am

    LOVE these curtains!!

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    Ann
    October 28, 2009 at 10:54 am

    Awww, baby Brandon is so cute— I teared up it reminded me so of my daughter when she was that age– loved her excersaucer too– time flies she’s now 13!!!! And yes she is definitely saying “mah-ma” :) OH, and yes I love those curtains too– like your style a lot.

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    kelly
    October 28, 2009 at 3:20 pm

    I am on the hunt for curtains for our new house (http://tearinguphouses.blogspot.com/2009/10/congratulations.html). These turned out lovely.

    p.s. I was born in Oak Park! Great neighborhood!

    Kelly

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    kelly
    October 28, 2009 at 3:22 pm

    http://tearinguphouses.blogspot.com/2009/10/congratulations.html

    oops! here is the proper link! are you happy with the quality of the anthropologie ones? i have a girlfriend who loves their linens.

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    Teresa
    October 28, 2009 at 4:15 pm

    Absolute perfection. And what a library!

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    Chelsea
    October 29, 2009 at 12:11 pm

    I agree, they do look even better than the mock up…and I thought that looked good! And I LOVE your library, makes me want to get one!!

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    amanda
    October 30, 2009 at 12:52 pm

    I am utterly obsessed with your blog! So many inspiring and beautiful things (your little girl, especially!). I found your blog while searching for handmade curtain inspiration… I’m making some today!

    I totally have home envy… your bungalow is so amazing!

    Anyways, hope all is well! Im sure Ill be back often.

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    Paige
    November 3, 2009 at 8:24 pm

    Beautiful and perfect for the room! Don’t you just love Anthro?

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    Kim
    November 4, 2009 at 8:53 am

    Beautiful curtains – they really make the room!! Stunning!

    I am considering them for my bedroom and was wondering how much light comes through? Are they opaque?

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    Liene Stevens
    November 5, 2009 at 12:05 pm

    I love love these curtains! Beautiful!

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    Dorie
    November 11, 2009 at 9:00 pm

    Lovely room. Lovely curtains, are they bought or made? Can I ask where the black lamp is from? I have been looking for something just like that, but I cannot find it anywhere. Everything I found is too tall.

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    Christine - Handmade Evolution
    November 13, 2009 at 10:20 pm

    I love this room! It looks like the perfect space to read or get a little work done. I do love your curtains, but I especially like the glass bookshelves. It makes the books look so polished….

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    Julie
    August 30, 2011 at 10:42 pm

    Your cat looks a lot like mine. They could be twins if it wasn’t for nose, my cat’s is all black. You can see a pic of him on the about page on my blog:
    http://ohyoucraftygal.blogspot.com/p/about.html.

    Also love the curtains. :)

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    LPK Creations
    February 24, 2012 at 11:32 am

    The gold and black match really well. I love it!

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    Debbie Givens
    August 15, 2012 at 5:38 pm

    Hi! I love your curtains also. I would really like to know where to get your book shelves or some similar. Thanks!!!

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