Its that time again for The Pinterest Challenge Winter Edition from Young House Love, Bower Power, The Great Indoors and Hi Sugarplum. I loved making the Wine Glass Lanterns in the Fall Edition, so I knew this was the perfect kick in the butt that I needed to get another project done.
This all started a couple of months ago, when my parents dropped off their doberman, Shadow, for us to dogsit for a few days. It was her first time coming to the apartment, but we figured she'd do okay with her best buddy Whiskey around.
What if I turned the mini blind into a roman blind?
I found some great tutorials on Pinterest that showed how you could keep some of the hardware and add some fun fabric.
Tonic Living (love their fabric selection). It was perfect for livening up the front hall and I'd already paid for it for another project, so it felt like this was free (at least that's what I tell
tutorial mentioned. I kept the distance between the slats 6-1/2 inches apart, with a little extra fabric on the ends to fill in the rest of the window frame.
And here is the finished product! I love it! Maybe I should thank Shadow for forcing me to change this up, because now it looks even better than it did with the mini blinds. It gives some more colour and dimension to an otherwise neglected area of the apartment.
newly recovered dining room chairs around the corner.
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