Thursday, February 19, 2009

Roman Shade Done!

I am so excited because the bathroom is officially finished. Even though I showed you pictures in November of the closet turned bathroom, I haven't felt it was officially finished until I put the roman shade on the door. Some of our guests had complained that they didn't appreciate the glass door when using the bathroom (go figure?), so I decided to make a roman shade.

Originally I tried to make a roller shade. I bought all the hardware and the fusible fabric to give it body. But it was a disaster. I don't know why, but the fabric did not fuse properly to the fuse fabric. Maybe my iron was not hot enough, but I had to give up that project and switch to roman shades. I had wanted to avoid the string hanging down, but I'm OK with it.

I was so excited about this fabric. I LOVE it! I got it at Calico Corners originally to put in the cabinet for the sink. Then I realized that I wanted to make a roman shade. Of course when I went to get more, they didn't have any left and I had to special order it from California. I'm not sure if they make it any more. Its name is Belladonna. I got the wonderful fringe from Hobby Lobby. They were 2 separate fringes, but I thought they looked great together on this fabric.

Now our guests can have their privacy!

Saturday, February 14, 2009


So it all started because I thought I would make my mom a Valentine's Day card. Next thing I know I am printing 20 cards, cutting, scoring, writing in, and addressing Valentine's Cards. I always get carried away.

Anyway, HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY everyone!