Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Curtains from a Duvet

The curtains in my family room are thick and heavy. Perfect for fall and winter. But its Spring now and I needed a quick and cheap makeover.

These curtains from Anthropology are light, feminine and airy. If I had my own little cottage with no men around, I'd hang these.


Oh, and if I was wealthy. But neither are true.

So, I found this Duvet cover at TJ Max for $49.99. Still a bit costly but I knew I could get 2 panels from it.



Here are my curtains before.



And after!



Before.



After.



I used two white pillow cases and added to the bottom for added length and texture. I dig ruffles but my family room does not. So, I somewhat pleated them instead.

15 comments:

Emily said...

These are really cute! Bright and cheery, but not overpowering.

Leslie said...

LOVE it! They look great!

Mrs. Adventure said...

I freaking love them, great job! The white just "pops" against your darker walls.... they are perfect!

Becky@Beyond The Picket Fence said...

I really like these--love how the design is in the middle. Thanks for linking up!

a little lovely said...

thanks for stopping by a little lovely! love your curtains. such a great idea!!

Denise said...

Stopping by from Trendy Treehouse's Follow Me Friday. I am your newest follower. Beautiful!

Casual (dash) Cottage said...

Sew pretty!
they made a nice spring time difference.
but you knew that already!

Ali@Honey and Maple Syrup said...

I love the pattern on them!!

Julie said...

That's great! I love it! I found you at New Friend Friday! I'm a new follower. Have great weekend!

Carolyn @ My Backyard Eden said...

Those are so light and springy. I love how they brighten up your room.

Thanks for sharing at My Backyard Eden!

Stephanie Lynn said...

Wow amazing transformation! Love the print on the duvet..simply gorgeous! Would love to have you stop by The Sunday Showcase Party if you get a chance! These look fabulous! Great job!

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

what a great look...luv the pattern!

Blessings,
Linda

Stephanie Lynn said...

I just love these! The pattern is fabulous! Great job - love the length! Thanks so much for stopping by and joining the Sunday Showcase Party! I greatly appreciate it. Hope you have a wonderful week. Hope to see you again next Sunday! ~ Stephanie Lynn

Stephanie Lynn said...

Hi Jenn, Just wanted to let you know I'll be featuring your curtains tomorrow! Stop by and grab a featured Button if you like. Thanks so much for linking to The Sunday Showcase! ~ Stephanie Lynn

John Taylor said...

I like more the color of the new curtain than the one you use before. The new curtain is very cool to the eyes and good thing is that it can also make the room brighter. Changing the color of the blinds will also make the room more brighter.
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