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"La Decorateur Calls..." (Sleepless in Seattle)


Now, although I don't consider my self a decorateur, per se, I DO occasionally enjoy doing things with a decorative flair. This most recently took the form of making curtains for our new apartment. We both felt that the apartment was a little bare like this:

(Living Room)


Soooo, I decided to ask my dear mother if she would help me create some window coverings that would be worthy of Windgate Apartments. She agreed! My mother is quite the seamstress, in case you were unaware. Her works include more than one of my prom dresses, alterations to my wedding dress, all the clothes she wore in high school in the 70's, and countless quilts, to name a few. I knew she would be the perfect person for the job. After geno and I picked out fabric together, I took it to Visalia and the magic began. After a whole day of sewing, then later purchasing curtain rods, and THEN installing grommets with geno last Saturday, VOILA!

(Geno, hard at work)

(Grommet time)

(Living Room)



(Finished again!)

I apologize for the quality of some of the pictures, it was hard to get a well-lit shot with the bright sun coming through the living room window. But there they are! I was pretty excited to get them done, and gene and I feel even more at home in our new place. I never knew how much some curtains could dress up the place. Kudos to my mom for all her help, and huzzah to gene for being crafty with me, installing the curtain rods and grommeting. What do you think?

  1. Blogger Katie said:

    Kelly, the curtains are amazing! I love them, and your apt. now looks like a home. I can't wait to come and see them the next time I'm in Hanford, er, I mean the next time I detour off the 99 to come for a visit. I can't wait!

  1. Anonymous Anonymous said:

    I love them!

  1. Anonymous Marti said:

    Impressive and classy. (just like you! =D)

  1. Blogger Pam Pensiero said:

    Great job Gelly! I love them!

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