Thursday, September 25, 2008

.....and now for something crafty!


My crafty mojo has been in hibernation for nine excrutiatingly looooooong days.......

......but after receiving such a lovely inspiring gift in the mail from Liesl over at Hoppo Bumpo, I actually dragged out some sewing supplies and whipped up a new curtain for the ensuite.

The house goes on the market next Tuesday and I needed something to disguise the window because it's old and ugly. I used an organza tab top curtain for the middle section. I just turned it sideways and chopped the tabs off. Then I cut up some fabric from one of my favourite vintage sheets and added a pocket at the top to slide the curtain rod through, and another section at the bottom to make it the correct length.
It was impossible to get a good photo because the sun was streaming through the window, but the vintage floral print works really well as the ensuite is painted pale green and the shower still has its original green 70's mosaic tiles.

It will make me happy to see that lovely vintage floral print every time I walk into the bathroom from now on!

13 comments:

cindy said...

Hooray for crafty mojo. Those curtains look so cool, you will have to take them with you when you sell. I hope you are not going too far!

potty mouth mama said...

I love those photos with the natural light peeling through.

As for the curtains - beautiful. I love them. I'd like them hanging in my house too!

ESSESS said...

Looks Great Curly Pops!!! Will definately suit those tiles in your bathroom...
Great to see you back, Everyday I read your blog first before I even read the news!!!! That chin must be making its way up??....xxx

Hoppo Bumpo said...

What a great curtain - its very pretty with the vintage print. That's a really nice way to brighten up a window.

I'm glad that you have a bit of your crafty mojo back. I miss seeing all your lovely projects.

xx

sparklygreenknickers said...

Good to see the crafty mojo back - hope that means everything is picking up in your life!

Two Peas In a Pod said...

Glad you are back and crafting. It warms my heart everyday to come and read your blog. Hope you are doing good.
Kyla

Linda said...

so happy your mojo is back!! :) LOVE the curtain, looks fab

Bec said...

What a wonderful idea - the curtains look great! I can see how they would give you a lift every time you look at them - they're so sweet and happy. Glad to hear you are starting to pick up :)

Taccolina said...

Fab and groovy, sunny and lovely. Well done, clever thing!

Kirsty said...

I love that vintage sheet fabric Cam.

Maureen said...

Ah...a move. Yes, help make the place look as good as it can, and off you go into your future. Change...a friend told me years ago, The only constant in life is change.

Mc Cranky! said...

these, look realy lovely, i'm about to imbark on a curtain making day all of my own. i hope mine turn out just as good.

meaghan.

Gillian aka Silly Gilly said...

Fantabulous whipping up there Cam. And very thrifty using something you already had. Love the floral print. And I agree, you'll have to take them with you.
Sewing always makes me feel better, hope it helps you.