Hanging curtains


My new home has so much light that shines through all of the windows.  I just love it.
Before it was being blocked out a bit by these tan curtains, hung by the previous owners.


I switched those out with a pair of sheer black and white curtains that I got at Ikea years ago. 
 It's amazing what a difference a pair of curtains can make.


Here were the same curtains hung in the dinning room.

And here's how it looks with the same black and white sheer curtains.

 Here's a fuller view of both windows.

I'm still loving my new white couch.  Thank you for all of your comments and tips for taking care of it, I really appreciate it.
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 I  recently picked up this darling orange pillow at Home Goods. I loved the crochet trim on it.  The pillow comes in several different colors, but I was strangely drawn to the bright orange one.


And then while I was walking through the store I spotted this wire basket that matched the pillow perfectly.  I love the pop of color they both bring.

 Ok now back to curtains.
Before in the kitchen were these sheer green ones.


 I replaced them with these white ones that have a jute twine stripe in them
(which hung in the kitchen of my previous home).


And there is a little sneak peak at my new painted cabinets.  I still need to do a few touch ups on them and then I will share them with you next time.  I also have picked out a lovely color to paint the walls with.  I can't wait to get started on that. Lot's going on around here. So stay tuned.
Thanks for stopping by,
Emily

9 comments

  1. Your curtain choices made a world of difference. Love the ones in the kitchen.

    I also love your front door.

    Everything is just beautiful.

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  2. So pretty! Love the black and white curtains and the basket is adorable!

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  3. Your new home looks so beautiful and warm and inviting. I can't wait to see it in person! BTW- I love the orange accents! Roxy would most definitely approve.

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  4. It did make a difference! Love the pop of orange, too.

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  5. Amazing how different curtains can change the light and brightness so much. I saw those same pillows at our HomeSense.

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  6. All of your curtains are beautiful and just perfect for letting the sun shine in. What a difference. I liked the sneak peek at your cabinets, I know you must love them! :)

    XO,
    Jane

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  7. Your house looks very elegant, Emily. Thanks to your choices of color because they complement each other. Your white curtains are a treat! Aside from covering your windows, the light penetrating them gives off a very nice effect. I wish you the best in future endeavors! :)

    Roxie Tenner @ Window Treatments Philadelphia

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