In the Kitchen

I had made a valance a couple of months ago for the window at the kitchen sink. I had successfully postponed making the short panels for the other window in the kitchen. So with Man and Boy Wonder at the lake yesterday, I decided it was time to complete the project. I kept it simple: straight lines, hems, with a rod pocket to slip a slim spring rod through. Keeping it simple makes it possible to quickly change the look of the kitchen later. All I have to do is make another set of similar window treatments with a different fabric for a new look. This set is made from blue toile that I bought at Wal-Mart.
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I am thinking of making another set in red toile or with my new “love”, a canvas drop cloth. My mind has been swimming all weekend with ideas of things to make from canvas drop cloths, but that is for another entry. :-)

We live in a rented home, and while the owner is pretty flexible with what we do, I do not want to spend too much time or money on someone else’s house. So I made these to add a little character to the white kitchen walls. They are made from some free clipart that I found online (sorry….didn’t save the link), printed on cardstock, and slipped into some very inexpensive frames that I found at the Dollar General (on sale for $0.75).
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Until next time……..

“Frugality without creativity is deprivation.”  Amy Dacyczyn