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Welcome to the 183rd Metamorphosis Monday!
Greetings! How was your weekend? I was out of town this weekend but while away I read all the wonderful, heartwarming comments left on the post about how I came to find sweet Max. Thanks so much for sharing your stories about your fur babies. After such a sad, difficult weekend in the news, it helped so much to read your uplifting stories. I really needed that this weekend, a reminder there is good going on in this world everyday, not just the bad that we hear on TV. Could you use some encouraging, uplifting thoughts and stories, too? Click on the post titled, A Story of Adoption and Healing and scroll down to the comments. Beautiful, loving souls visit BNOTP and there’s proof in each comment. Thank you for all you share!
Buffalo Check Curtains for a Bedroom Renovation:
A few weeks ago I shared my infatuation with buffalo check fabrics. I added yellow and white buffalo check curtains to the office and they added so much to the room. They were the perfect finishing touch. (Addition of buffalo check curtains to the office can be found here: Buffalo Check Curtains for Home Office)
Suzy, who blogs at Worthington Court recently shared pics with me of her wonderful bedroom makeover and it included beautiful buffalo check curtains she made herself. Suzy came across her check fabric for just $3 a yard! Awesome deal! She bought more than enough to make curtains and decided to also make matching pillow shams, too.
Here’s a Before photo of Suzy’s bedroom. The bed was simply dressed and the windows were bare except for blinds. Check out the After!
Beautiful! Do you see the buffalo check curtains? There’s an even better picture further down in this post of the curtains…you’ll love how she trimmed them out. Notice the lamps…they are a change to the room, also.
I love the soft color scheme Suzy chose for her bedroom. The blue is so pretty with the cream and the luscious mocha browns.
Suzy made her shams from the same frabric she used for her curtains. Shams are so expensive to buy, Suzy wonderful job and saved a bundle!
In addition to the buffalo check curtains on either side of the bed, Suzy also made them for the other windows in the room, as well. They look great trimmed out in blue…such a great color combination.
Here’s a side by side comparison of this metamorphosis. Beautiful transformation! Doesn’t this make you want to pull out your sewing machine? I haven’t used mine in so long, I’ll have to read the instruction manual again to remember how to thread it! Ha! I definitely want to do some more sewing…this has really inspired me to get busy.
Be sure to stop by Suzy’a blog, Worthington Court to see the whole room transformation and her cozy reading nook, then scroll on down to see all the fabulous Before and Afters linked up for this week’s Metamorphosis Monday!
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