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We made a huge amount of progress in the bed and bath over the last week, so much so, that we’re now pulling our favorite hoodies out of a real, live closet. You guys, we have a bedroom closet for the first time in three years! And, and! All of our hair goos, toothbrushes, face potions and…
  • Courtney @ Foxwood Forest - April 8, 2016 - 7:37 AM

    I love Ikea for many reasons, but their organizational products might be my favorite! They make it so easy (and cheap!) to get things organized in such clean, design-friendly ways. Good finds!ReplyCancel

  • Julia [Chris Loves Julia] - April 8, 2016 - 7:59 AM

    Our closet is a black hole. And this post made me so, so, SO excited to tackle it one day hopefully soon! I just want to copy exactly this.ReplyCancel

  • Laura @ Rather Square - April 8, 2016 - 8:50 AM

    Love all the organizing and purging – things that you can do once in a while but that pay off every day!ReplyCancel

  • Josh @ The Kentucky Gent - April 8, 2016 - 9:09 AM

    Thank you for the reminder that I need to visit IKEA like my life depends on it. My house is so unorganized that it pains me a little..ReplyCancel

  • Rachel - April 8, 2016 - 11:10 AM

    watching your bedroom and bathroom come together has been such a TREAT for the eyes. i devour every picture and word of your posts. it’s always a pleasure to get that boost of inspiration before delving into my daily work.

    i too LOVE purging and organizing. finding that perfect container for a bundle of items just gets me so excited!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 8, 2016 - 11:23 AM

      That is so, so sweet, Rachel! Thank you for giving us a little boost today!ReplyCancel

  • Romy @ Argentina - April 8, 2016 - 12:24 PM

    God save KonMarie!!! :)

    I should have married someone who loves organising as much as I do.ReplyCancel

  • Allison - April 8, 2016 - 12:57 PM

    Cincinnatian here– LOL @ Scott’s Foxy Shazam shirt.ReplyCancel

  • Julia@Cukoo4Design - April 8, 2016 - 3:54 PM

    That gif is the bomb! I just got the Ikea vanity too and it’s life changing how organized my stuff is now.ReplyCancel

  • Dani and Danielle and Co. - April 8, 2016 - 7:50 PM

    It looks so good! I’m jealous of those amazingly wide drawers! All the heart eyes!

    http://danielleandco.comReplyCancel

  • Jodi - April 8, 2016 - 8:23 PM

    It looks SO AMAZING!!! You guys are seriously rocking this house. And I kind of can’t believe it’s been three years already since you bought it!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 9, 2016 - 4:55 PM

      This June it will be 3 years since closing! We can hardly believe it either.ReplyCancel

  • Colleen - April 10, 2016 - 3:59 PM

    Love how this is coming together. the scones are perfect with the dark wall and Ilove how their shape schuss the headboard. I am wondering where you ordered (or did you sew?) the roman blinds? I am looking for the exact thing! Thanks!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 11, 2016 - 9:13 AM

      Hi Colleen, I wish I could sew pretty roman shades! They’re from Bali Blinds, and we wrote more about them over on the Bali blog: http://blog.baliblinds.com/motorized-tailored-roman-shades/

      As a quick tip, Bali has a collaboration with West Elm, and they have a handful of roman shade options readily available: http://bit.ly/1SZlhovReplyCancel

      • Colleen - April 11, 2016 - 11:19 AM

        Wow! That is fantastic to know. I have so many windows and thinking of sewing them myself is daunting! (not a experienced seamstress!) I will look in both places you suggested! Thanks for the quick response.ReplyCancel

  • Donna at Self Styled - April 11, 2016 - 4:26 PM

    Love a good closet purge! Did my own a few months ago and SHOCKINGLY it has stayed neat and tidy for over two months! I’m kind of floored, to be honest, but the fact that a clean closet makes it so much easier to get dressed in the morning makes the upkeep worth it. http://www.selfstyled.com/blog/2016/1/31/wanted-a-four-bedroom-kondoReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 11, 2016 - 4:40 PM

      It looks GREAT! I love that under bed storage with wheels – maybe we should upgrade our regular ol’ bin?!ReplyCancel

  • John @ HamptonBay Lighting - April 18, 2016 - 8:41 PM

    I need to be more organized. thanks for the article. Getting motivated is my hardest thing.ReplyCancel

  • SIEN - September 25, 2016 - 5:10 AM

    The closet doors look so good, especially with the new paint. Are they the Ballstad door? I know some people opt to only get the box from Ikea and use a custom door company for a more high end look, but these look so good.ReplyCancel

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brass sconces

A long, long time ago, we picked up a pair of sconces from a pop-up warehouse sale. We set them aside, even noting in this blog post of yore that they’ll eventually make their way into our bedroom – just a pipe dream in 2014! (As if anyone needed further proof that these renovations don’t…
  • Arielle - April 6, 2016 - 7:19 AM

    These turned out so well! I’m always buying vintage brass and afraid to clean them with anything more than soap and water but I may have to try Eagle One. I LOVE your wall color and headboard. Such a great room!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 6, 2016 - 9:52 AM

      Other good polishes to try are Brasso or Barkeeper’s Friend. Sometimes you have to try a few different ones to find the best for the metal you’re working with!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah Matthews - April 6, 2016 - 7:36 AM

    Love this! Our one cat loves to destroy lampshades while trying to alert us to the fact that his last meal was 8 hours ago and he will expire if we don’t feed him RIGHT NOW so sconces are a necessity! Love the super slim bulb too!ReplyCancel

  • Antonella - April 6, 2016 - 8:12 AM

    Your bedroom renovation is amazing and eerily similar to the direction I want mine to go!
    Your lamps are stunning and I’m looking for something similar to no avail (apparently in Italy this kind of vintage is either non existent or goes for $$$$). Do you find that the black inside of the lamps doesn’t affect the lighting for your reading? I’m really curious…

    all the best from MilanReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 6, 2016 - 9:51 AM

      Hello to Milan from Chicago! The black doesn’t bother us at all, in fact, we think it’s really perfect for low light bedroom reading! And we got really lucky with these sconces. I think because they aren’t solid brass, we were able to get them for a steal.ReplyCancel

  • Laura @ Rather Square - April 6, 2016 - 8:59 AM

    Really pretty! Does the matte black interior keep the light pretty dim?ReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 6, 2016 - 9:10 AM

      It doesn’t seem to change the brightness one way or another, although I’m sure it soaks up the reflection that would have been there had we left the mirror finish. For the bedroom, it’s perfect. :)ReplyCancel

  • jannike - April 6, 2016 - 9:12 AM

    love the “new” sconces, the curve goes so perfectly with your headboard. I would go for a row of smaller pictures above the bed, starting and ending above the sconces.ReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 6, 2016 - 9:50 AM

      That could be cool. It would make for nice repetition! I guess this would also depend on what we put on the other side of the room so we don’t have too many things on the walls. Thank you for the suggestion!ReplyCancel

  • Kari - April 6, 2016 - 9:21 AM

    I love this! The room is shaping up so nicely, I can’t wait to see more! As for above the headboard, I say let it go bare. Those beautiful triple half circles point upward without being sharp and balance each other perfectly. A square object (or many) would stop the visual line. It’s hard to know what a room truly looks like through cropped photos, but to me, that wall looks perfect as is.ReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 6, 2016 - 9:44 AM

      We do like the breathing room above the bed, but we keep feeling torn on if it’s TOO large and bare. I like your point of the triple half circles. Thank you!ReplyCancel

      • Haley - April 19, 2016 - 1:02 PM

        Love the triple half circles. I’m curious to see what something framed would look like above it. This might be a good spot for a wall hanging (and let it go behind the headboard) if that’s the kind of thing you like.ReplyCancel

  • Ryan - April 6, 2016 - 9:25 AM

    The sconces are so fab! The whole room is really starting to come together…bravo! What about something sculptural above the bed like a cool piece of modern art? I have a part of a sun bleached deer skull and antlers that I found on the side of the road in west Texas (it’s just what happens out there) hung above my bed. I like the 3-Dness (?) of it all.ReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 6, 2016 - 9:45 AM

      That sounds very Texas! :) I bet it looks amazing.ReplyCancel

  • Lucas Goldbach - April 6, 2016 - 9:36 AM

    Have you considered leaving the wall bare above the headboard and handing a small print/painting over each of the side tables?
    Maybe a few euroshams with a stronger pattern will add the interest you’re looking for on the bed?ReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 6, 2016 - 9:46 AM

      Yes! This is where we’re leaning right now, and I know we’ll be putting photos above each of the side tables no matter what. Maybe once we start with that, we’ll realize that nothing needs to hang above the bed!ReplyCancel

    • Staci - April 8, 2016 - 5:53 PM

      This is the direction I was leaning as well! Something over to each side– small or large, just symmetrical! Or, if you have more wall space on the side of the bed adjacent to the closet, maybe some vertically-spaced art (or a full size mirror) for a little asymmetrical flair.ReplyCancel

  • Melissa - April 6, 2016 - 10:09 AM

    Looks great!! I agree with the other comments about small prints over the side tables.ReplyCancel

  • Allison Hasserd - April 6, 2016 - 10:44 AM

    (angels singing)… ahhhhhh! loooove that you guys saved those and now get to use them! how rewarding! the bedroom is looking so cozy! love it! :)ReplyCancel

  • Rebecca G. - April 6, 2016 - 11:56 AM

    I agree with Ryan above that something sculptural would look really nice up above. I was thinking of something long and not too high. Think a beautiful piece of driftwood or something along those lines. I think using a natural material would add to the coziness of your bedroom.ReplyCancel

  • Julia@Cukoo4Design - April 6, 2016 - 6:40 PM

    Gosh I love them! They are so unique and I love that they mimic the shape of the headboard. Looks so cozy too.ReplyCancel

  • Dani @ Danielle and Co. - April 6, 2016 - 6:40 PM

    These turned out so beautifully! Thanks for the reminder to really look at things at second-hand sales, and not just pass by things that look a little beat-up. Having a lamp shine down from above is my favorite for a bedside light, too – no having a lightbulb blinding you from the side!ReplyCancel

  • Gillianne - April 6, 2016 - 7:42 PM

    Nice work, seeing the potential in those sconces and bringing them back to life and light.

    Have you considered fiber art above that arched headboard? You can find (or commission) interesting colors and shapes, and the texture of something woven would add a dimension visually to what’s already on that wall.ReplyCancel

  • Kris - April 6, 2016 - 10:28 PM

    Check out that penguin!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 7, 2016 - 9:34 AM

      One of my favorite random things, haha!ReplyCancel

  • Vanessa Bailey - April 7, 2016 - 12:15 AM

    Very nice clean-up of the sconces, I like them. I vote for nothing over the bed, it seems to me that sleeping people are defenseless against falling objects and pictures over the bed most likely won’t, but just might, fall. On either side of the bed is fine.ReplyCancel

  • Jen - April 7, 2016 - 2:19 AM

    Another vote for nothing above the bed. Looks perfect already!ReplyCancel

  • Iz - April 7, 2016 - 3:00 AM

    Fantastic job, they look amazing!ReplyCancel

  • Josh @ The Kentucky Gent - April 7, 2016 - 9:55 AM

    Love the dark color of your walls with those sconces – especially with that headboard. Dreamy bedroom indeed!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa - April 7, 2016 - 10:10 AM

    I love those sconces. They are great on their own, but look spectacular with the headboard. I vote nothing above the bed. I think the headboard and lights are amazing on their own. If I did any art, it would be a small cluster near the lamp above a bedside table. I say let that will shine as is and let art shine in a different location. Anyway, looking good!ReplyCancel

  • Tori - April 7, 2016 - 10:37 AM

    That looks so great you guys! I love all your projects!ReplyCancel

  • Vera Sheppard - April 7, 2016 - 1:27 PM

    The sconces are so incredible!ReplyCancel

  • Alex - April 7, 2016 - 4:03 PM

    The sconces are gorgeous. I remember being so jealous of them and actually of all your finds at that pop-up sale. They look to me like Koch and Lowy demilune sconces, and Koch and Lowy can do no wrong.ReplyCancel

  • Alexis Payne - April 7, 2016 - 11:30 PM

    They look gorgeous, what a happy coincidence they pair so well with your headboard!
    Are you loving the dark walls? I love mine so much and am constantly laying in bed or staring into my room so happy with the look.
    Are your nightstands/shelves DIY or purchased?ReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 8, 2016 - 9:06 AM

      We love them SO much! And we do the same as you. :)

      The nightstands are from CB2 and West Elm – links up in the post!ReplyCancel

  • Jacquie - April 22, 2016 - 3:19 PM

    The sconces turned out beautiful! I want to try and either do this and refurbish some vintage sconces or somehow create my own for my bedroom. Thanks for the great tips!ReplyCancel

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reuse-depot-05

Remember the Great Door Hunt of 2013? We learned a lot of lessons that summer when it comes to shopping second-hand, and although our silly story saw us through ups, downs and in-betweens, we came out on top. Hooray! As frustrated as that journey felt at the time, can I admit something? I secretly loved…
  • Heather - April 1, 2016 - 6:44 AM

    How did I not know about this place!? I walked past it just the other day and didn’t notice it. I’m excited to go and check it out!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 1, 2016 - 7:24 AM

      You gotta! Give yourself plenty of time!ReplyCancel

  • Laura @ Rather Square - April 1, 2016 - 10:10 AM

    I can’t believe I didn’t know about this place either. It’s just one town over from us – I think we’ll have to pay them a visit extremely soon. Love to see what you’re going to do with your new-old mirror!ReplyCancel

  • SLG - April 1, 2016 - 11:02 AM

    This place sounds amazing! I don’t live in IL so my main question is: how do you find places like this? What do you google? I want to find all the awesome ones near me.ReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 1, 2016 - 11:25 AM

      Whenever we travel, we always check in on the Yelp app and search terms like ‘vintage shop’ or ‘architectural salvage’ or even ‘thrift shop’ (which helps to pull up a lot of the straggling categories). Once we find at least one that looks promising, we’ll click on the category they’ve filed themselves under to see what else pops up!ReplyCancel

  • Josh @ The Kentucky Gent - April 1, 2016 - 1:34 PM

    THAT EVENT SPACE THO! Especially whenever all those windows are uncovered.

    Oh the parties that could be thrown in there, or the amazing studio sessions that could be had.ReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 1, 2016 - 2:04 PM

      I know, it’s crazy, right?! It’s going to be so beautiful. I think it’s beautiful NOW.ReplyCancel

  • Meg | Hello Farmhouse - April 1, 2016 - 5:20 PM

    I’ve seen this advertised on Craigslist and I want to go SO bad!! Next time I’m near Chicago, I’m definitely going to check it out!ReplyCancel

  • misie - April 1, 2016 - 7:54 PM

    1. that place is the jam! I’m going to start asking around to see if there is something similar in our neck of the world.
    2. crate and barrel blog – thumbs up – duvet cover and insert combo – does it float around or stay snug within the duvet?
    3. where did you find that fantastic army green jacket with leather sleeves?ReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 2, 2016 - 10:02 AM

      Misie, thank you!

      1. It really is the jam.
      2. The cover has ties, and the duvet has a little loop on all corners, so it stays in place! The nicest combo we’ve ever used.
      3. I found it at Zara a couple years ago! It’s my favorite mid-weight jacket for this in-between weather. :)ReplyCancel

  • Leah - April 1, 2016 - 8:56 PM

    I’m in Montana and we have a place called Restore,it’s run by Habitat for Humanity. I know they have them throughout the US but it’s basically the same thing as this just way smaller scale. Reuse Depot looks insane!!!! I would spend days there,maybe even weeks :) I’m definitely jealous. I was getting excited just looking at the pictures!ReplyCancel

  • Denise @BlueElephantJunkStore - April 2, 2016 - 7:12 PM

    Wow, this would be a place I’d never want to leave! They’d have to kick us out at closing time…and they are only a few hours from us so we will checking them out soon. Nice article!ReplyCancel

  • Lydia G - April 2, 2016 - 8:54 PM

    Love this! I’m in Wicker Park, and I frequent Rebuilding Exchange, but this place is soooo big! I love digging around, even though I am still in a rental, I dream!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 5, 2016 - 3:11 PM

      Our favorite places are the ones that sort of force you to dig. It’s the best feeling when you feel like YOU found something!ReplyCancel

  • Dani @ Danielle and Co. - April 5, 2016 - 3:01 PM

    This looks so amazing! We live far far away, but are from Illinois/East Chicago. If we ever move any closer, this will be a for-sure stop!

    http://danielleandco.comReplyCancel

    • Kim - April 5, 2016 - 3:11 PM

      That’s not too far! It’s worth the trip.ReplyCancel

  • Shelby - April 6, 2016 - 3:21 PM

    OMG – that place looks like my HEAVEN. We moved “home” to Indy about 2 years ago from Chicago, and I never heard of that place. Maybe it didn’t exist then? Whatever the case, next time we visit Chicago we are definitely going to pay this place a visit. I meannnn….give me all those doors and windows, sinks, mirrors…all of it. :)ReplyCancel

  • […] Lets all move to Chicago and go thrifting with Kim.  Seriously. […]ReplyCancel

  • Christin Mueller - April 14, 2016 - 12:28 PM

    This place looks amazing! I think we may need to make a trip out that way!ReplyCancel

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woolly-pocket-01

The living wall in our home studio is over 9′ wide, and it feels so much a part of the room, that we often don’t even think about it. Like, we’ll have a friend over for the first time, and they’ll want a tour of our home. As soon as we pop up the stairs and…
  • Courtney @ Foxwood Forest - March 30, 2016 - 7:57 AM

    I’ve never heard of Woolly Pocket, but it seems like such a great idea! My husband and I are making our plans for our big renovation, and something that always comes up is trying to incorporate plants indoors. This is wonderful!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 30, 2016 - 10:19 AM

      It’s definitely a fun and BIG way to bring them indoors!ReplyCancel

  • melbajo - March 30, 2016 - 11:46 AM

    just had to tell you that i have the same elephant! it was a gift from my dad, and he followed it up with babs, a pink pig watering can. we’re both big plant people, and apparently also plastic animal watering can collectors now too! :)
    love your wally, and your whole house. :)ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 30, 2016 - 12:02 PM

      Cute! We love our little elephant can. I’ll have to look into the pink pig now, ha!ReplyCancel

  • Dani @ Danielle and Co. - March 30, 2016 - 11:50 AM

    I love the idea of having one of these! I was just thinking through my house, and somehow every single wall that gets awesome light also seems to be one of the smaller walls. Ugh! I would totally try one of these, though – it adds such an unexpected element!

    http://danielleandco.com/blog/2016/hiding-cords-sofa-tableReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 30, 2016 - 12:02 PM

      They make single and triple pockets, too!ReplyCancel

      • Allyson - March 31, 2016 - 12:45 PM

        Great news! I’m already envisioning some updates for my bedroom. :)ReplyCancel

  • klp - March 31, 2016 - 8:33 AM

    I love that the cacti in the center look like they have little tufts of hair! What type of cactus is it?ReplyCancel

  • Josh @ The Kentucky Gent - March 31, 2016 - 10:46 AM

    Definitely could be a great way to add some greenery to my home office. Much better than staring at a plain wall haha.ReplyCancel

  • Meg | Hello Farmhouse - March 31, 2016 - 9:52 PM

    WHOA. WAIT.

    You mean I can have plants inside without having to worry about my cats devouring them?? I’m definitely going to look into this. Love this idea!!ReplyCancel

  • Andy| Klasee Furniture - April 8, 2016 - 4:29 AM

    The greenery! An extraordinary way to bring life to the entire space. I Just love the idea of this ‘living wall’.
    Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Ellen@lightingmiami.com - April 8, 2016 - 4:49 AM

    Haha, those snake plants are actually nice.

    http://www.lightingmiami.com/style-guide/ReplyCancel

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What kind of shower curtain do you have? I’ve seen all the phases of shower-curtain-decor in my adult life – from a map of the world to colorful prints from Klimt and Kandinsky. In our last home, we had the classic white waffle weave, which served us well for years (and years!). I’ve loved all of them for…
  • Josh @ The Kentucky Gent - March 24, 2016 - 7:09 AM

    LOVE how tall your shower/shower curtain is. Think I may try raising my rod and finding a longer curtain. Being 6’4″ and having a roommate can make shower time awkward sometimes haha.ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 24, 2016 - 7:49 AM

      Do it! At the very least, go for the 84″ – they’re much easier to find in a ton of styles!ReplyCancel

  • Julia - March 24, 2016 - 7:28 AM

    I love reading your blog and following along on your reno and travel adventures, but aren’t you supposed to disclose when you use affiliate links? Seems shady when you used to be so transparent.ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 24, 2016 - 7:47 AM

      Being shady is the last thing we ever hope to be. I’ve updated the post to note it as such, and you can find more info on partners and affiliates here. Thanks, Julia!ReplyCancel

      • Julia - March 24, 2016 - 10:25 AM

        Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Courtney @ Foxwood Forest - March 24, 2016 - 7:29 AM

    Love the gray and especially the texture of the curtain. The height brings such a statement to the room as well!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 24, 2016 - 8:27 AM

      The texture really adds a lot! We were pleasantly surprised. :)ReplyCancel

  • Kim - March 24, 2016 - 9:48 AM

    We had this exact same problem in our last rental home! There was a window on one side of the shower so the shower rod had to go above it. I think it was 105″ or something totally insane. I was able to find a clear shower liner, then ended up hem-taping a really fun tablecloth I got on clearance at HomeGoods for $5!

    Our current house has a classic black and white feel. We just used this plain one from IKEA, but it looks awesome! http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/50232856/

    Your bathroom looks amazing! Are you saying you haven’t showered in it yet? What else are you waiting on to make that happen?!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 24, 2016 - 9:56 AM

      We are SO close to showering in there! We spent some time last night hanging a shelf and putting up come photos, and we’re waiting on a few final things to call it ‘DONE.’ I think that starting today, we can officially shower now that the curtain and liner are up!ReplyCancel

  • Mary - March 24, 2016 - 10:18 AM

    Hi Kim,
    I’m a firm believer in floor to ceiling shower curtains. They add so much more to a bathroom that a standard sized curtain can’t.
    I’ve always made my own (complete with small grommets). I love having the ability of using any light-weight fabric to make my own.
    And If you hadn’t found your current curtain, I would have been happy to make one for you. And I wouldn’t have charged you because of all the tips & advice you’ve provided so freely on your blog. I live with-in driving distance, so keep me in mind when you want/need a new curtain.ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 24, 2016 - 10:25 AM

      Mary, you are so sweet. Thank you for the kind words this morning!ReplyCancel

  • Ryan - March 24, 2016 - 11:08 AM

    That slubby texture is so great! Can’t wait for the final reveal!

    I have had similar problems finding shower curtains for my two bathrooms because one has a corner tub (needs an extra wide curtain to cover two sides) and the other has a tiny stall shower. I was able to cut a regular shower curtain down to fit the stall shower, but extra wide shower curtains (that are made of natural fibers) are SO DIFFICULT TO FIND! I ended up buying a plain white cotton duck one from Signature Hardware and embellishing it with black tassels…because who doesn’t love tassels?!?!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 24, 2016 - 12:33 PM

      God love a tassel.

      Sounds like a perfect solution, Ryan!ReplyCancel

  • Maria - March 24, 2016 - 11:21 AM

    I had the same problem when shopping for an XL shower curtain about a year ago! I ended up with this one, http://tinyurl.com/gmjthkz, but I wish I would have had your list when I was shopping — I was ready to pull my hair out! I bought and returned no fewer than 5 curtains in my search. Glad you were able to find something you love (it’s gorgeous!), and I’ll be bookmarking this post for when it’s time to change up the look of my bathroom!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 24, 2016 - 11:24 AM

      Isn’t it so frustrating! We almost got this one from BBB, but we really wanted Indigo, and it was never available in the right length. :/ReplyCancel

  • jenn aka the picky girl - March 24, 2016 - 11:44 AM

    I did the same when I redid my bathroom. I absolutely love how tall the curtain is, and I actually ended up buying linen curtains from Marshall’s and using them. I considered sewing them together but then loved the way it looked with space between them. It lets a lot of natural light into the bathroom from the skinny window above it.

    Looks great, guys!ReplyCancel

  • misie - March 24, 2016 - 1:58 PM

    who knew shower curtains cost over $40!! wowsa! totally worth it.ReplyCancel

  • Dani @ Danielle and Co. - March 24, 2016 - 9:36 PM

    One of the things I’m most excited about in our upcoming bathroom reno is the shower rod! I can’t wait to get rid of our current, beat-up, pressure rod one. Weirdly, our shower curtain is the one thing we already have, and has influenced some of our other design choices. And it was a Target clearance item. That’s how life works sometimes, I guess!

    http://danielleandco.com/blog/2016/design-around-banana-leaf-wallpaperReplyCancel

  • Mandi - March 25, 2016 - 11:10 AM

    I had a shower like that once. My solution was to get a good waffle weave shower curtain, and slash it horizontally around the 1/3 down mark. I bought an attractive print cotton (I used a Bali style batik) and sewed about 12″ of it into the slashed area. It looked GREAT, if I do say so myself :-D. Just straight seams, nothing fancy. Plus, I didn’t have to do holes across the top for rings (like adapting a window curtain or something would require) since it was a shower curtain to start with.ReplyCancel

  • Fara Poe - March 25, 2016 - 12:13 PM

    I want to hang a new curtain in our hall bath, and hang it high. Hubs thinks that’s crazy talk! I’ll probably do it anyway. What I’m loving is those shower curtain hooks! Please share the source for those!ReplyCancel

  • Samantha - March 31, 2016 - 8:32 AM

    Good quality, simple shower curtains are incredibly hard to find. I ended up getting this one:
    https://www.restorationhardware.com/catalog/product/product.jsp?productId=prod40259&categoryId=cat1870030
    (on sale at the time) and I love it. Worth spending the money!ReplyCancel

    • Kim - March 31, 2016 - 9:02 AM

      Those are so pretty! I am weirdly attracted to the “juniper” color…ReplyCancel

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