Last weekend, I was confronted with providing new curtains
in my daughter's room.
I found what I thought would work on the discount table at Lowe's.
the roman shades I bought were slightly too big for
In my typical thrifty style, I remembered a pair of
chocolate, velvet, blue striped curtains
that were currently hanging in my guest room.
I pulled them off the guestroom window and
found them to be the perfect solution for Madison's bedroom.
All this left me with a guest room in need of curtains.
Now, once again in typical thrifty fashion,
I decided the guest room was now in need of
Since I had removed the brown and blue from
the windows, I now needed to remove the blue and
brown from the room!
I decided to pull out an old master bedroom bedding set
and try it in the guest room.
And was thrilled when the room went from this to...
I added the green accessories to accent
the green in the plaid bedding.
the mirror is actually an old window that we fitted
with a piece of mirror from behind.
On top of the dresser I added one of my two matching
modern green lamps.
I also added my baby picture framed in the same
To complement the green plaid
I added cream sheets and pillows.
The head board is an antique fireplace mantle.
I have always loved the design of this mantle.
As you can tell, we never added a backing to the opening.
The silhouette are of my children when they were small.
I just matted them and put them
in cheap painted Walmart frames.
The ceder chest was a handmade gift to my
"Mom's first born" from a dear family friend.
I hope you enjoyed seeing my free-do!
I am linking this to Metamorphosis Monday!