Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Master Bedroom Curtain Reveal


I finished the master bedroom curtains!  I even made a couple of pillow shams to coordinate with the curtains.  I still want to paint the little side table by the chair.  I would love to replace or reupholster that chair someday.  I started recreating the lampshade on the standing lamp behind the chair, but I need to get some red gimp to replace the top white gimp.


Here is a before photo without the curtains below...

And here it is after....

Another view before the curtains....

And here again is after...

It has made the room feel much more cozy. 

 
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Welcome Home,
Penny

137 comments:

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Oh, Penny, I love the feel of your room now with the curtains. Just gorgeous. You know my favorite style. Same as yours! Thanks for the sweet giveaway chance.

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

I am already a happy follower.

camp and cottage living said...

Hi Penny
The new curtains and shams have made your master look more warm and inviting.
I'm working on my bedroom now too.
I am choosing a country/shabby look.
Wish me look. I just hope it turns out half
as nice as yours.
Take care-Kimberly

Comeca Jones said...

I simply adore the entire space!The colors are perfect!

Comeca Jones said...

I'm a follower! and my style happens to be ever changing but modern country is where I seem to be going these days.

Donnie said...

I love how they turned out. I don't know if nautical is a style but I love shells, lighthouses and all things seaside but live in the mountains...lol....half of the year anyway.

Donnie said...

I'm a follower of yours too.

Donna said...

Penny, your curtains turned out beautiful! I love the feel of your room.

Donna said...

I'm a happy follower!

Donna said...

I added you to my side bar, Penny!
I absolutely love Charles Faudree, he's my favorite decorator. I was just thinking about ordering this book after seeing it posted on someone elses blog. What a wonderful giveaway!

Hugs

Kathleen Grace said...

Love it, these add just the right balance of red to the mix. My favorite decorating style? Hmmmm, I love cottage, but I am really starting to like the farmhouse look, maybe something that mixes a little of both?

Kathleen Grace said...

Does stalking you for the last few years count as following? lol! Yup, I 'm a follower:>)

Kathleen Grace said...

I just posted your giveaway on my sidebar too!

suburban prep said...

i think that I am more of a traditionalist with some beach feel to the atmosphere.

suburban prep said...

I am a follower.

Bonnie said...

What a fabulous job! You are inspiring me!

Richard Cottrell said...

They look beautiful, you did such a nice job. Richard from My Old Historic House.

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

Hi Penny~the curtains do make the room so much warmer and more inviting! nice job!!

gena said...

Hi Penny ! The curtains look awesome - really do cozy up the space beautifully !

I live in an 1850's Victorian, and although I enjoy LOOKING at Victorian rooms, I've evolved into more a cottage/cozy feel for my own home.

thanks for hosting a give away !

gena

gena said...

Oh, and I've been a follower for quite a long while !

gena

gloria g. said...

yes, love your new curtains. Beautiful! And I am a very happy follower. Love the cottage, shabby chic, farmhouse look. Anything distressed and painted! Thanks for sharing, and thanks for a chance to win your certificate for a fab book! gloria g. in South Carolina

Bonnie said...

Is there such a style called country/cottage/farmhouse? That's my favorite.

Bonnie said...

And I am a faithful follower already.

Bonnie said...

I also posted the giveaway on my sidebar. Thanks for such a fun prize. I love the fabric and the curtains and the shams. Such a happy room.

mgster said...

I absolutely love the curtains and you have inspired me to pick up some fabric and get sewing. Our guest room has no curtains and I can't stand bare windows. My style if very traditional with some American antiques and some French inspired white pieces similar to your dresser.

mgster said...

okay, I am an official follower (thought I already was). Your blog is one of my top twenty that I check often.

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

Is Grandma's attic a style?? Cuz that is kinda what I like...with a touch of old world...a little of this, a little of that!!

Pat said...

This is absolutely beautiful Penny!!

My style? Traditional/Cozy.:-)

Pat said...

I am a Follower!

Vee said...

The curtains look fabulous and I really like the way you made a pair for the door. That really looks perfect and the shams... It's all pulling together beautifully. You could quit and no one would be the wiser. You won't, but you could!

My favorite decorating style? Early Grandmother's Attic perhaps. ☺ Seriously, do I have a decorating style? I don't think so.

Pat said...

The Comforts of Home is on the Back Porch sidebar.

elke wheeler said...

Love the curtains! My decorating style is country french (with a dash of Penny, now that I'm addicted to your site!)

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Your drapes turned out beautifully, Penny! That toile was just the right touch to add! I think any specific style has gotten lost in the mix somewhere. I love both English and French Country and I always love to add a little bit of whimsy to the mix.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I've added your giveaway to my sidebar, Penny!

Lesley said...

Those curtains were a TON of work!!! They look fab. For the giveaway...my style is primative vintage meets european country. lol

Jennifer Hayslip said...

Gorgeous Penny! Wow, the treatments really make a difference! Beautiful!!! xo,Jenn

Lesley said...

I am already a follower....and I have never won a giveaway. lol never. but what the heck...try again. :)

Blondie's Journal said...

The drapes are beautiful, Penny. This really is a designer showcase room! It's warm and cozy yet bright and sunny. I really do love it!!

Thanks for having such a great giveaway, I have been hearing fantastic things about this book!!

XO,
Jane

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Your curtains looks professionally tailored, Penny. I love the creamy yellow and red combination and the mirroe over your bed. You really are a talented decorator!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

I am a long time follower! It's been fun seeing all yoiur creations over the years!

Dawna said...

Love the curtains,,,they make the room very pretty and cozy. I love a modern country decorating style. THanks for including me in your giveaway!! Have a great evening.

Mary said...

It's so YOU Penny - lovely, elegant and French inspired. Great sewing job - your master is so inviting and the colors beautiful.

As for me, well you know what I like in my little cottage - some shabby mixed with Swedish country, tossed with a bit of industrial, and a ton of French........so guess the bottom line would be eclectic!

Thanks for a chance to win a new book - I definitely would get Brooke & Steve Giannetti's Patina Style - I love everything they do to make a home beautiful and comfortable.

Hugs - Mary

Shelia said...

Hi Penny! Oh, your bedroom looks wonderful and the curtains you've made does say comfy cozy! I think my style is more traditional with some cozy and fun poked in!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Shelia said...

I've been a follower for years! :)
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

sharonavinger said...

Penny, your curtains look so professional! Good job! Thank you for the giveaway. My decorating style is eclectic - traditional, cottage, English and French country - just a cozy look.
mavinger@sc.rr.com

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Oh Penny your room looks BEAUTIFUL!! I love the coordinating shams you made. Oh and love the makeover on the lampshade too! My style is the same as yours Country French, and what a nice giveaway! Martina

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Posting your giveaway on my sidebar!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

You know I'm a happy follower:)

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Penny, The curtains and shams are beautiful and a perfect addition to your room. I am a design schizophrenic! I love traditional, coastal style, shabby chic and tuscan but I must say my favorite is Country French.
xo,
Sherry

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

I am adding the giveaway to my sidebar. Isn't Faudree's new book wonderful?
Hugs,
Sherry

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Yep, a long time follower of yours.

Jane@Cottage at the Crossroads said...

Hi Penny,
Your bedroom looks amazing with the addition of the curtains and pillows on the bed. Since I'm living in a cottage now, I guess my style would have to be cottage decorating. Luckily, the furniture we had seemed to fit right in.

Jane@Cottage at the Crossroads said...

I'm already a happy follower!

Jane@Cottage at the Crossroads said...

I just put your giveaway on my sidebar. If I won, I'd purchase Charles Faudree's latest book, which I really want!

dgmills said...

I love traditional decor as well as French Country. It is amazing how much your new curtains have added to your room.
dgmills@tampabay.rr.com

dgmills said...

I am a follower and look forward to each post.
dgmills@tampabay.rr.com

Brenda @ It's A Beautiful Life said...

I love your bedroom! Beautiful! You could have lots of sweet dreams there.

I'm a follower, I'd love to join in the giveaway! I'll put a note about it on my sidebar.

I love English Country!

debi said...

No surprise, great job!

Pondside said...

Ah Penny - it's gorgeous! I think my favorite decorating style is a layered look that is English at it's base,with a little Scandinavian overlay.

Pondside said...

......and of course, I'm a follower.

Mimi Sue said...

They are gorgeous! Love the way they just soften up that room. Good job!! Mimi

Beverly said...

Penny, your bedroom looks wonderful. I love it!!!♥♥♥

I'm not certain I have a style that can be named. I am an eclectic kind of girl.

Beverly said...

And, of course I am your follower. Forever.

Lynda said...

Beautiful!! The pillow shams add so much to the room as well!
I love a mix of interesting pieces, so I guess my style would be eclectic.

Wanda said...

Hi Penney, I am your newest follower and the giveaway is not the only reason why. I love your take on French Country. My decorating syle is a clean modern country with French Country tossed in so the Charles Faudree book would be awesome. You have a beautiful home. Wanda

see you there! said...

I think the curtains give the room a "finished" look as well as the cozy look you mention. My decorating style, as close as I can name it, would be the Arts and Crafts era, think small California Bungalow.

Darla

see you there! said...

PS: I sure thought I WAS a follower but when I checked the list it said I needed to join so I did. Maybe I'm a "stalker" now if I'm on there twice :-)

Darla

Pamela said...

Love the new curtains Penny! You always do such wonderful projects!

Pamela said...

Been a long time follower!

Sam @ My Carolina Kitchen said...

Your bedroom is beautiful Penny. I like all of the light in the room and your new curtains are perfect for the windows.

My decorating style comfortable and traditional with early American antiques. Guess it could be called cottage, because I like cottage decorating books.
Sam

Sam @ My Carolina Kitchen said...

I'm a follower and love all of your decorating ideas and tips.
Sam

Scribbler said...

I like an eclectic mix of Swedish, French, English, Belgian, American. I figure if I like the way it looks put together, then it is uniquely my style and I never copy anyone. Well, hardly ever!

Elizabeth and Gary said...

Good Morning Penny,
I tried to leave you a note twice last night and both times blogger kicked me off :( blogger was not working well for me..so I will try again this morning.
I love how your curtains turned out! they really added a lot of charm and sophistication to the room, not that the room wasn't already pretty enough. It just made it even more beautiful!
My favorite decorating style is cottage; country cottage, beach cottage, English Cottage, modern county cottage, french country cottage. I love them all!
Have a sweet day, Elizabeth

Elizabeth and Gary said...

I'm a happy follower of Comforts of Home...
Elizabeth XO

Elizabeth and Gary said...

Hi Penny,
It's me again,I added your giveaway to my sidebar last night.
Henri sends his love :)

Elizabeth

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Your curtains are gorgeous. You did such a beautiful job and I love the mix of fabrics. Such a beautiful room. Hugs, Marty

Janet said...

The room turned out lovely Penny; so warm and inviting. My favorite style would be "your style" :) Seriously I have always loved French Country long before it was "cool".

Janet said...

And yes, I am a follower of long standing.

Miss Jean said...

I'm not sure what you would call my decorating style. It's not French or chabby chic. I have antiques and collectables and I guess it's just retro-comfortable.

Miss Jean said...

...and I've been a follower for quite a while!!!

1 Buddha's Mom said...

I love Medieval style decor!

1 Buddha's Mom said...

I blogged this!

1 Buddha's Mom said...

I'm following The Comforts of Home!

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Penny, your room is so airy, and warm looking. Wonderful. Eclectic is more my style, a bit of this, a bit of that.

Best of luck to all the entries.

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

Rosie said...

Love the curtains and the shams! Your bedroom is beautiful...the colors are so soothing. I lean toward traditional with a little bit of French Country/European.

Rosie said...

I'm a follower!

Michele Smith said...

Your bedroom is gorgous Penny! Your curtains looks fabulous. I love how you made the matching shams.

I am a follower! :)

Michele Smith said...

My favorite style is french country/cottage/vintage....whatever LOL Much like your style.

Ann from On Sutton Place said...

I sure don't know how I missed this. The curtain panels are perfectly you and stunning. But what a big job! Bet you're glad it's over. I'm not exactly sure what my decorating style is at the moment. It's a mix of cottage, English country and maybe a little vintage thrown in. My all time favorite designer is Sarah Richardson. I'd like to think my style is a bit like her's. At least I'm working on it!

Ann from On Sutton Place said...

I'm a very pleased follower.

Manuela@A Cultivated Nest said...

Penny those curtains are just gorgeous! You did a fabulous job. The whole room is so lovely!!

I like French Country with a bit of vintage shabby chicness!

Manuela

P.S. I washed the drop cloths before sewing, so the slipcover I made should be washable. I definitely think that's a project you can tackle too!

xinex said...

I love it, Penney! The curtains are perfect and I like your toile bed cover too. The color looks so fresh and bright...Christine

chedeb5353 said...

I love your bedroom. My style is French Country. Deb chedeb5353@hotmail.com

chedeb5353 said...

I am already a happy follower! Deb chedeb5353@hotmail.com

Kristens Creations said...

I'm so glad you joined my party so I could see your beautiful curtains! This room is just beautiful! Please enter me in your giveaway... I guess my favorite style would be country french...I like so many though! Kristen

Kristens Creations said...

I am now a follower!

Ramblings of a Southern Girl ~ Rhonda G said...

Love your curtains! I have the same spread, and know what a challenge it is to find coordinating pieces! I really like the yellow and red used for the curtains and shams! Beautiful! :)

DearHelenHartman said...

Wow - just found your blog and so happy I did. Am your newest follower. What a lovely makeover.

Bella Vista Cottage said...

Penny, your room is lovely. It has such a relaxing and welcoming feeling.

Barb

Mary said...

Without a doubt French Country is my favorite style and I love Charles Faudree, I would buy this book with the winning. Thanks for sponsering this contest.

The Knotty Spinster said...

What a beautiful bedroom makeover. Love it!! I have been in my home about 2 years and still haven't figured out what I want to do. I'm working slowly on it. I have lots of antiques from my family and anxious to put it all together. Love your blog.

Jeanne said...

Hello Penny, the curtains are beautiful. The lamp shade looks pretty too.

Put me in for the gift certificate. I can put it to good use.
See you in Oct. Can't wait.
Hugs, Jeanne

Canadian Chickadee said...

Very simple, Penny -- my favourite design style is -- YOURS! :0)
The new curtains look perfect -- just right -- and the lampshade is adorable.

Honey at 2805 said...

The draperies add so much additional character to you room. They are beautiful!

My problem is I love lots of styles, from cottage to french.

Honey at 2805 said...

I am already a follower and would love the opportunity to win your giveaway!

I am so pleased that you linked to Potpourri Friday. Your participation certainly makes the party more successful . I appreciate you and hope you will make this one of your regular stops each week!

Honey at 2805 said...

I'm delighted to put your giveaway on my sidebar!

Bhav said...

My style is I guess modern ethnic.
Love the drapes!

Bhav said...

I am a new follower.

Sue said...

I've already told you that I love ♥ the fabrics that you used for your draperies, Penny, so the end result is definitely gorgeous!! Your room looks so pretty, warm,and luxe.
hugs, Sue

Sue Franklin said...

Penny--I enjoy your Comforts blog. My style is eclectic--urban, contemporary and vintage!

Sue said...

I am definitely a follower, too! :-)

Sue said...

Thanks so much for the opportunity to win myself a book- I'm a lover of a lot of different styles, but my eclecticism does tend to go a bit Frenchy! So cozy.... I've put you on my sidebar! :-)

Sharlene said...

I follow your blog!
shar226@gmail.com

Sharlene said...

I like farmhouse, cottage, and country.
shar226@gmail.com

bj said...

I am and will follow you to the ends of the earth..:"

bj said...

I will take your button to my sidebar.:))

bj said...

TODAY my favorite decorating style is FARMHOUSE...My favorite has been known to change overnight, tho. :))
Thanks for the chance to win this awesome giveaway.
xo bj

bj said...

I wanted to come back by and tell you how beautiful your curtains are. You did such a nice job. Very pretty room, Penny.

Cheryl said...

I really like casual southern style decorating.

Eileen said...

The curtains turned out perfectly! They really do add warmth to the room ~ just beautiful! I am already a follower. :)

Jenny said...

My favorite decorating style is country but there are so many things from other styles I love too.

Jenny said...

I follow you through Google reader.

Ellen said...

OH MY these curtains are G OR G E O U S...just gorgeous. Love em.
Hugs,
Ellen

Liz said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I follow with GFC!

eemoody77 at gmail dot com

Liz said...

My favorite decorating style is mid-century modern! Love those curtains!

eemoody77 at gmail dot com

Becca said...

Your bedroom is absolutely gorgeous! I love your new curtains ... they make your room look very country french ... and the beautiful mirror seems to pop even more with the new additions! Love the Charles Faudree book ... I must purchase one! *Becca* (newest follower by way of 2805)

www.adventuresindecorating1.blogspot.com

Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said...

The curtains finished the room off nicely. Beautiful!! Well done. Found you via Kristen's Creations. Toodles, Kathryn http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2011/09/voice-studio.html

Kellie Collis said...

Gorgeous! It was a beautiful transformation! Enjoy the fabulous day, Kellie xx

Sherry said...

Your curtains are beautiful! A great bedroom with such pretty colors! Great job!
Sherry

CalypsoInTheCountry said...

Penny,
That room is so beautiful! Such pretty colors and an overall cozy feel! Love it!
-Shelley

Christie said...

I have dropped in here before! That red and white quilt in your banner just draws me in! I am a new follower! The curtains are beautiful and the entire bedroom devine! Christie at Three Pixie Lane

Lakeshore Cottage Living said...

Your drapes and your bedroom are so beautiful!

Lakeshore Cottage Living said...

Oh...I am following now too!

Kristine

Farah Muzaffar said...

Beautiful drapes and beautiful colour you have in your bedroom... very calming and full of life... simply inspiring.... your new follower
I am sharing a treasure of Hand Embroidery, hope you like to come and see some traditional motifs and stitches
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Love
Farah

KAT said...

I just love this room so fresh and cozy
I am a new follower !
KAT

Sandra said...

Your room is lovely! I especially like the last photo where you see the reflection of the curtains in the mirror above the bed. Very nice:)

Barbara Curran said...

I love the look of your curtains...beautifully done. Love the color of the room too, yellow is such a happy color!
I'm your newest follower!!