Friday, March 19, 2010

Bedroom Re-Do Part IV

Oooh, I'm so close I can almost taste it!

Check out part of my cute new bookcase...

Ah, amour...our gorgeous August wedding:

All that's left to complete my bedroom makeover is new curtains. Sounds like no big deal, right? But...what goes with this?

My grandmother's wedding quilt is such a standout, but now the room is becoming entirely too brown and tan. (Accomplices: an abundance of wood furniture and tan walls.) And it's surprisingly difficult to find the perfect me, I've visited several retail shops and websites but I'm suddenly overwhelmed by choices. (From "10 Things I Hate About You": can you just be "whelmed"?)

I briefly considered sewing my own, but it's cost prohibitive because I want floor-length, fully-lined curtains. If you're going to do it, I say do it right. Hmmm...I'm almost convincing myself to sew again. Better run the numbers once more and unconvince myself.

Happy Friday Follow everyone. :)

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Anonymous March 19, 2010 at 3:06 PM  

I hate choices! Can't there be like 5 curtains/bedspreads/sofas/ etc to choose from in life? It is so hard because what if I find something better?

Marice March 19, 2010 at 3:22 PM  

great choices :) cant wait for the next!

following u from FF! Feel free to visit me here:
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Bridgette March 19, 2010 at 3:35 PM  

Girl: Exactly! The existing curtains are from 1998, so I have to live with this choice for awhile. (Good thing I had marginally decent taste in the 90's!)

Marice: Thanks! I'm following your blog too. :)

Java March 19, 2010 at 3:39 PM  

Hello! Love your blog! I found you through Friday follow please feel free to follow me back! Have a great weekend!

Unknown March 19, 2010 at 5:26 PM  

I am following back! I love handmade items, so I look forward to reading more!

Alicia March 22, 2010 at 11:05 AM  

Following you back! I have a quilt my mom made, which I absolutely love, it has pictures of my husband and I growing up on it. But it's almost like it just doesn't go with anything!