In our old house I had a headboard that resembled an old metal gate. (Very clever, but it banged the wall--not conducive to a good night's sleep.)
In the new house I was starting with a blank slate (you can see it all here). Here's the previous owner's version...
|Oh boy, this takes me back. Look at those curtains.|
Two yards of fabric later (and some hemming that Mom did for me) along with a previously used wood curtain rod and some screws and nails...we had this:
I love how bold and graphic this "piece" is in the room. It is the focal point and provided the inspriation for the other furniture and fabric choices in the room. I think the fact that we hung it very near the ceiling gives the room height.
|Here you can see that we simply used a wood curtain rod.|
Stay tuned next week to learn about how we customized the curtains in this room. I'll give you a hint with this picture.
|What does this pic have to do with curtains? Check back next week and I'll show you.|