That title wouldn't fit though.
We got a lot of things when we bought this house. The old owners had lived here 17 years, raised their kiddos, and were ready to downsize. Downsize. That's code for "be prepared for them to leave a lot of stuff because who wants junk when there will be no spot to store it anymore."The things left in the garage I'm just now (how many months later?) getting rid of, but the "window treatments" were something that needed immediate attention.
They had to go bye bye.
This floral number lasted less than 2 hours.
These roller shades on all the front windows (are you kidding me? Roller shades??) about a week.
And then there were these.
On all three bathroom windows.
Country curtains musta been having a big sale on dainty embroidered garbage and the old homeowners stocked up. Because nothing says "sanctuary" like scalloped edges.
The upstairs ones went directly into the trash with no replacement since that bathroom doesn't need anything at all.
I got some $2 plastic blinds and hung them in the hall bathroom.
But what to do in the master? I knew that I didn't want blinds since because of privacy (this window looks into the game room addition) they would never actually be opened. So as a temporary fix I took some extra fabric I had in my
closet of shame fabric stash and threw this thing together, using the existing rod.
Not great, but hey - at least it wasn't grandma's doily.
And then......divine intervention.
While walking through Target I spotted a red sticker.
And almost cried tears of joy. When Roger called from work to see how my day was going, I informed him that he had just bought me the most romantic present ever.
"Cool - did I do good?"