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Curtains That Make the Difference

Our living room is slowly chugging along, and with every new addition, we find ourselves saying, now this makes a big difference! The blue sofa and rug were game changers, and hanging our over-sized art helped to keep the room from feeling too bottom heavy. And most recently (and better yet!) – curtains!

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A few months ago, we began the process of installing all new solid interior doors, and at the same time, we dove into the living room baseboards. We ripped out the teeny, tiny existing boards and continued with our taller choice, and while we were at it, we gave the first floor picture window substantial trim and an 8″ sill, too:

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To be honest, it took us a while to really knock it all out, as we were also shuffling around outdoor projects. Rather than try to push all the trim at once, we’d cut and install on a work night, spackle the next day, caulk the night after that, and paint another. It felt as though we were moving at a snail’s pace, but it made the task much less monstrous and got us where we wanted to be eventually. Slow and steady, slow and steady. (We’ve already discussed doing the studio baseboards the same way; we just have to start!)

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Before starting on the sill for the living room, we knew we’d eventually be adding curtains, and we wanted to emphasize the height of our tall ceilings (they come in around 10′) by hanging them as close to the ceiling as the panel lengths would allow. With that in mind, we added the same chunky header to the window that we’d been doing for our doors, simply so the gap between the top of the trim and the rod wasn’t too large.

But! As for the curtains themselves, we teamed up with the super awesome, super friendly crew at West Elm (hang tight, they love you, too!). We initially thought we’d want curtains that brought in a small touch of pattern, and we were leaning towards these panels, but after seeing them in person, we realized that the undertones were too warm for our tastes. After discussing everything from pattern to blue to gray, we landed on tried and true clean, white panels. White panels never disappoint! They play so nicely with that trim we worked on (and worked on – we will never undermine the effort that goes into an entire room of trim ever again!), and to keep things interesting, we paired them with this over-sized rod in brass. We had hoped for brass clips as well but took a chance on glossy black, and we are loving it!

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After washing and drying the curtains, we hung the rod as high as it would go while allowing the curtains to almost touch the floor. And rather than clip the rings to the top of the panels, we stuck with this old trick of faking a pinch pleat by attaching them behind the panel. We also chose to hang two panels per side (so we actually have four curtains up there!) to keep things looking extra full.

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Scott has been on the brass train with me for a while now (love that guy), but at first he was worried it might be too shiny/not shiny enough and actually – could it? – clash with our entryway light. Luckily, the rod is a perfect match (hooray!), and as we’ve begun pulling colors and elements from other connecting rooms the flow in our house is feeling right. (Now to get those chairs upholstered in non-scratchy fabric!)

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The best part? Not only did West Elm team up with us, but they said, let’s team up with a reader, too! And so together with West Elm, we’ll be giving away a $300 store gift card! Using the Rafflecopter widget below, enter as many ways as you’d like. The giveaway is eligible for residents of the US and Canada and runs through Monday, August 11th until 5pm CST, and the winner will be announced within this post. Good luck and happy entering!

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This post is in partnership with West Elm. We were gifted the cotton canvas panels, oversized rod in antique brass and metal curtain rings. Thank you for supporting those that support us! xx.

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  • Haley8.6.14 - 6:51 AM

    It’s a great feeling to put up the soft touches. The room is looking great and the dinosaurs fierce. Thank you for the opportunity for the gift card!ReplyCancel

  • Haley8.6.14 - 6:56 AM

    Oh, right. I never seems to remember to check the prompt on these things until I already commented. I’m a fan of oil rubbed bronze or copper with a traditional look, although I do love the industrial look too. Curtains, Cotton Canvas Bazaar Curtain – Belgium Blue.ReplyCancel

  • Kay8.6.14 - 7:01 AM

    I’ve actually been eyeing the Pinwheel Linen curtains for awhile…though I see now that West Elm has a bunch of new curtains! Something to consider…ReplyCancel

  • Jackie8.6.14 - 7:06 AM

    I love how everything is coming together! I especially like the tall baseboards.ReplyCancel

  • Renae8.6.14 - 7:06 AM

    Your room is looking great! Awesome giveaway!!ReplyCancel

  • Beth8.6.14 - 7:08 AM

    I love the Canvas Bazaar Curtain in Belgian Blue, and the midcentury wooden rod is fantastic!ReplyCancel

  • Emily8.6.14 - 7:10 AM

    Definitely love the plain white curtains – those are always my pick!ReplyCancel

  • Jess8.6.14 - 7:13 AM

    Love the plain white in the midst of all the other bold statements!ReplyCancel

  • Lindsey8.6.14 - 7:20 AM

    I would choose all the west elm curtains! I love that store. The white is looking great in your room and I am obsessed with that blue couch. I love following your blog!ReplyCancel

  • Meg8.6.14 - 7:24 AM

    My husband and I are still renting so white curtains give us the flexibility to have our window treatments move with us!ReplyCancel

  • Lindsey8.6.14 - 7:29 AM

    I’m not in the market for curtains right now, but I have been eyeing the Jay Street Birra Duvet Cover + Shams for a while now and would love it for my master! I love your progress with the house!ReplyCancel

  • Rebecca Orr8.6.14 - 7:29 AM

    Ohhh, we need new curtains. We are using horrendous 80’s curtains we found when we moved in! The old owners left them. I am in LOVE with the Rosette Tile Burnout Curtains in Platinum. Gorgeous! (This mama also needs some new towels for the kitchen and I love the heirloom tomato tea towels!).ReplyCancel

  • Maria8.6.14 - 7:31 AM

    Looks gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer8.6.14 - 7:41 AM

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE WEST ELM! Whew. I can’t decide whether I would actually buy curtains for the nursery I’m putting together, or use that towards the chair I have been coveting for two years.ReplyCancel

  • Maggie8.6.14 - 7:42 AM

    Your house is just beyond! When can I move in??? :) Also, fingers crossed for West Elm card! I’ve been eyeing a bed!ReplyCancel

  • Laura @ Chaotic Domestic8.6.14 - 7:44 AM

    Having a hard time picking! I like the plain white curtains, but also like the scribble. I’ve been trying to choose curtains for our nursery and really need to get more decisive because we’re running out of time!ReplyCancel

  • Sadie Smith8.6.14 - 7:44 AM

    I’m so excited to see what you guys do with your new chairs! (And I’m moving from Chicago to Florida next week and that West Elm giftcard would be awesome!)ReplyCancel

  • Rebecca Anderson8.6.14 - 7:45 AM

    The curtains looks awesome! I love the curtain rod with the School House Electric light! West Elm is my favorite store so I’m keeping my fingers crossed! I would buy a new leather chair for our living room!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie8.6.14 - 7:45 AM

    Love it! I’m crushing on the Velvet Pole Pocket Curtain and the exact rod you chose. Beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Jessica8.6.14 - 7:49 AM

    You guys have awesome taste- this room is coming together beautifully! I just bought a new coffee table from West Elm and I’m loving it. I’d love to get a new desk chair from there, too!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle Arroyo8.6.14 - 7:54 AM

    After finally getting an apartment to call my own, I’ve been desperate for new curtains to really make the living room space feel more ‘mine.’ I gotta say, the Moorish Tile Printed Curtains at West Elm just seem to keep calling my name!ReplyCancel

  • Kate8.6.14 - 7:59 AM

    We just moved into a new house and curtains are our current ongoing dilemma!ReplyCancel

  • Christy G.8.6.14 - 8:01 AM

    Love the new curtains!ReplyCancel

  • Kim8.6.14 - 8:01 AM

    The curtains look GREAT! I recently put in white cut-out curtains in my living room, and the improvement is understated but soooo appreciated by those living in the apartment ;) Now I desperately need curtains for the bedroom… I think I’d go with something luxe in color, like the Velvet Grommet Curtain in Regal Blue (similar to your couch!), or maybe an understated pattern like the Brushstroke Ogee Jacquard Curtain.ReplyCancel

  • Erin@Suburban Bitches8.6.14 - 8:06 AM

    Looks great! Love that curtain rod!ReplyCancel

  • Amber8.6.14 - 8:07 AM

    Wow, I’d never have picked that curtain rod up off the shelf but it looks fantastic in your space! I love the way the curtains frame the window and add some polish without a lot of visual weight. I’ve loved west elm’s platinum linen curtains for a long time, so I’d probably pick up some of those!ReplyCancel

  • Laura8.6.14 - 8:08 AM

    I’ve been eyeing the midcentury curtain rods for a while now, and the brushstroke ogee curtains would work so well in my living room!ReplyCancel

  • Kelly H.8.6.14 - 8:08 AM

    Your curtains look great! I’m in the market for new rugs and West Elm has some that I think might work.ReplyCancel

  • Bridget8.6.14 - 8:09 AM

    I love the mid century wooden rod with the ikat key curtains in horseradish!ReplyCancel

  • Chantel8.6.14 - 8:14 AM

    I’ve been needing new white curtiains!ReplyCancel

  • Ann8.6.14 - 8:14 AM

    The Moorish tile printed curtains are beautiful. Love the textureReplyCancel

  • Chantel8.6.14 - 8:16 AM

    or maybe I need grey? I love the Cotton Canvas Curtain in Steel!…with the polished nickel rods.ReplyCancel

  • Jill8.6.14 - 8:19 AM

    LOVE the trim! Great (painstaking) work there!ReplyCancel

  • Christa8.6.14 - 8:19 AM

    I’ve been meaning to put up curtains in our bedroom for the 2 years we’ve lived in our apartment and this post was a huge inspiration for me! I hope to get them up this weekend!

    xx
    Christa

    noveltyblg.blogspot.comReplyCancel

  • Kristin8.6.14 - 8:19 AM

    I like the Cotton Canvas Stamped Dots.ReplyCancel

  • Adam8.6.14 - 8:20 AM

    Looks great! Sometimes, simple is best.ReplyCancel

  • Heather8.6.14 - 8:22 AM

    Always love white curtains!ReplyCancel

  • erica8.6.14 - 8:23 AM

    i love the stamped dot curtains! and id take any hardware to replace the crappy ikea rod we have now that keeps falling apart!ReplyCancel

  • Katy O.8.6.14 - 8:24 AM

    Love how your home is coming together! I especially love how the front door ties into the couch — I know you talked about it yesterday but you can really see it in today’s pictures.ReplyCancel

  • Katherine8.6.14 - 8:28 AM

    So funny, I have been lusting after those same “canvas printed” curtains for my bedroom!! And I really like the mid century wooden rod!
    Thanks for the awesome giveaway! I hope I win!ReplyCancel

  • Adee8.6.14 - 8:30 AM

    I love the Moorish Tile Printed Curtain-subtle pattern adds visual interest without overwhelming the space.ReplyCancel

  • Jess8.6.14 - 8:30 AM

    I should know by now but it still always surprises me how much curtains really add to a space, no matter how simple. Looks great!ReplyCancel

    • Jess8.6.14 - 8:34 AM

      Oh, and I already have the West Elm Scribble Curtain in Midnight Blue and the polished nickel rod in my living room.ReplyCancel

  • Lauren8.6.14 - 8:37 AM

    I love the Claude Medallion curtains. I would pair then with the gunmetal rod. Great giveaway!ReplyCancel

  • Lauren8.6.14 - 8:43 AM

    I like the oversized rods and the cotton canvas etched grid curtains. Looking great there and love the dinosaur prints by the way :)ReplyCancel

  • Debbie O.8.6.14 - 8:45 AM

    Getting ready to move! Dreading the packing/unpacking, but can’t wait to cozify a new space!ReplyCancel

  • carrie @ brick city love8.6.14 - 8:45 AM

    That rod really caught my eye! Looking good, guys!ReplyCancel

  • Claire8.6.14 - 8:45 AM

    Wow I’m not usually a white panel curtain kinda gal but those look great!
    And I’ve been eyeing those etched grid curtains ya’ll decided against for my bedroom! I think they’d look great on WE’s mid-century wooden rod. :)ReplyCancel

    • Kim8.6.14 - 9:18 AM

      I do think that would make a great pairing!ReplyCancel

  • Tricia8.6.14 - 8:47 AM

    I’m drooling over the cotton canvas bazaars! So fabulous! Love West Elm!ReplyCancel

  • Anna Creecy8.6.14 - 8:53 AM

    Industrial Pipe Adjustable Rods + Linen Cotton Curtain in WhiteReplyCancel

  • Ann8.6.14 - 8:53 AM

    I have so many different furniture needs – the gift card would help so much!ReplyCancel

  • Brooke D8.6.14 - 8:55 AM

    Love the curtain rod and ring choice. I would buy the zig zag curtains in yellow for a pop of colourReplyCancel

  • Amy8.6.14 - 9:00 AM

    I don’t need curtains so I’d get the hex side table. :) Hopefully that’s allowed. Your trim looks lovely. Nice job!ReplyCancel

  • Alexandra8.6.14 - 9:00 AM

    Love the oversize rod that you chose! I’d snag that in polished nickel and the ikat links panels – perfect for our guest room!ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl8.6.14 - 9:01 AM

    Been a long time since I’ve seen someone “fake” a pleat, love it!ReplyCancel

  • RebeccaK8.6.14 - 9:01 AM

    Gorgeous! The curtains look great and let all the gorgeous details of the rooms and trim shine.ReplyCancel

  • Fara8.6.14 - 9:02 AM

    I recently stopped in our local brick and mortar West Elm, and loved SO.MANY.THINGS! Included a beautiful jute rug that would be great for our living or dining room!ReplyCancel

  • Heather B8.6.14 - 9:04 AM

    I’m loving the Brushstroke Ogee Jacquard Curtain!ReplyCancel

  • Rebecca S8.6.14 - 9:04 AM

    I’ve been looking for curtains for our master bedroom and the Claude Medallion Flocked Curtain ones would be perfect. I just found out there’s a West Elm in Montreal. I’m so excited to go check it out.ReplyCancel

  • Lindsey d.8.6.14 - 9:06 AM

    Ooh, I have curtain paralysis right now… We just put the same cellular shade in our kitchen that you have and it’s wonderful, but I need curtains for the living room. Trying to decide between pattern and color or simple and white is tough!ReplyCancel

  • Trista8.6.14 - 9:09 AM

    We are in the process of moving. It would be great to have a little money to buy new curtains or decor for the new house.ReplyCancel

  • Lorie Smith8.6.14 - 9:09 AM

    Love the Velvet Nailhead Curtain – Horseradish with a Mid-Century Wooden RodReplyCancel

    • Kim8.6.14 - 9:18 AM

      That would be AMAZING. We do love ourselves some velvet…ReplyCancel

  • Tracy8.6.14 - 9:12 AM

    I love the new curtains and for that matter, everything you have done with your house!ReplyCancel

  • Kayla8.6.14 - 9:12 AM

    I repainted our trim a little bit at a time too, and it’s the best feeling when you finish that!ReplyCancel

  • Dana8.6.14 - 9:13 AM

    I’d love the cotton canvas zigzag curtains in blue lagoon.ReplyCancel

  • molly8.6.14 - 9:14 AM

    I would have to choose the same white curtains, I love them!ReplyCancel

  • AlisonG8.6.14 - 9:16 AM

    I would love a gift card please!ReplyCancel

  • Cammee8.6.14 - 9:17 AM

    I could use this so hard. I am eyeing two twin beds from West Elm and this would help. Love the curtains and everything you have done to the space.ReplyCancel

  • Michael T8.6.14 - 9:18 AM

    probably go with the Cotton Canvas Ikat Diamond Curtain – Horseradish and the pin adjustable rodReplyCancel

  • Sara8.6.14 - 9:19 AM

    Looks great! These curtains make such a difference!ReplyCancel

  • Susan8.6.14 - 9:21 AM

    Love everything you guys do! I’m a new follower this summer, and always look forward to your updates! :)ReplyCancel

  • Tori8.6.14 - 9:25 AM

    Looks great you guys! Love West Elm too!ReplyCancel

  • Tara8.6.14 - 9:25 AM

    The room looks so good! And I love how the curtain rod ties in with the ceiling fixture. Good work! Thanks for the chance to win – West Elm is one of my favorites!!ReplyCancel

  • Merris Davey8.6.14 - 9:26 AM

    Love West Elm!!ReplyCancel

  • Jaimie8.6.14 - 9:28 AM

    I really like the Cotton Canvas curtains in white or steel, probably with the Mid Century Wooden Rod hardware!ReplyCancel

  • Kathleen8.6.14 - 9:34 AM

    I would go for the metallic dash curtains in white, I think. And I love what you’ve done!ReplyCancel

  • carriegel8.6.14 - 9:36 AM

    I really love their linen curtains!ReplyCancel

  • Anna Kristina8.6.14 - 9:37 AM

    I would never have thought to have fun with/let the curtain rod pop like that, but it looks SO GOOD!ReplyCancel

  • Nicholas8.6.14 - 9:37 AM

    Digging the Velvet Nailhead Curtain in Putty. I would pair it with the Oversized Adjustable Metal Double Rod in Gunmetal.ReplyCancel

  • Phong Tran8.6.14 - 9:39 AM

    I like the white panels as well but hardware-wise I’d go with white as well.ReplyCancel

  • Nicole8.6.14 - 9:40 AM

    I’m totally digging West Elm’s Mid-Century Wood Rod and the Cotton Canvas Ikat Diamond Curtain in Horseradish as well as the white cotton canvas curtains you chose in the end. None of my windows have any treatments whatsoever, so perhaps it’s about time!ReplyCancel

  • Nate8.6.14 - 9:46 AM

    The bold stripe curtains with the mid-century wooden rod!ReplyCancel

  • Alanna8.6.14 - 9:49 AM

    perfect timing just a bigger home with room to grow and now we need furniture!ReplyCancel

  • Jenna8.6.14 - 9:49 AM

    I think I’d also go for the white curtains – we BADLY need some in our bedroom & I wouldn’t want them to clash with our patterned duvet so the Cotton Canvas Grommet Curtain would be perfect!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa B.8.6.14 - 9:54 AM

    It’s really coming together guys! Great work! West Elm is like my candy shop. Whenever I’m in a city with that has a store, I make of point of setting aside time to wander around and drool/touch/sit on everything in the store. Love it!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah Z8.6.14 - 9:56 AM

    Your house is coming along SO nicely. Love seeing the progression. We’re trying to decide how high to hang curtains in our living room right now, and this is the inspiration we need!ReplyCancel

  • Jyll8.6.14 - 9:59 AM

    Everything about this room makes me smile. I love all the vibrant colours (even the scratchy chairs!)ReplyCancel

  • Heather8.6.14 - 10:03 AM

    I’m liking the luster velvet curtains in platinum with the oversized metal rod.ReplyCancel

  • Carolyn8.6.14 - 10:03 AM

    I loooove the Pinwheel Linen Curtains and the Industrial Pipe Adjustable rods–a fantastic combination of hard and soft.ReplyCancel

  • Sarah @ 702 Park Project8.6.14 - 10:06 AM

    I love the scribble curtain in midnight! It’s always so hard for us to find affordable drapes for out 100+ inch windows. I love West Elm’s selection!ReplyCancel

  • Kathleen DeSouza8.6.14 - 10:11 AM

    That mid century rod is something I’ve had my eyes on for sometime!! I love the Colorblock linen curtains but the solid white panels look divine and would be beautiful against our grey walls.ReplyCancel

  • Amanda8.6.14 - 10:11 AM

    Love the curtains and how they give the room a finished look! I’ve never thought to do double curtains to make it more fuller. Good idea!ReplyCancel

  • Leigh8.6.14 - 10:11 AM

    Love your website!ReplyCancel

  • Nicole S.8.6.14 - 10:14 AM

    LOVE the look of white curtains. Can’t be the fresh, clean appeal.ReplyCancel

  • Cate8.6.14 - 10:16 AM

    Oooh! The regal blue velvet pole pocket curtain with an sheer ivory linen underneath. We have mustard-y colored walls and a grey-beige midcentury sofa…it would look amazing. And that midcentury wooden rod is to die for!ReplyCancel

  • c.g.8.6.14 - 10:21 AM

    I’ve been eyeing up those curtain rods for some time now – great to see them!ReplyCancel

  • Andrea8.6.14 - 10:21 AM

    I love the colorblock linen curtains! They’d go well in our new living room (after our renovations).ReplyCancel

  • Renee D.8.6.14 - 10:22 AM

    I love the crisp white cotton paneled curtains!ReplyCancel

  • Jackie8.6.14 - 10:28 AM

    Things are really coming together! I’m loving the deep blues.ReplyCancel

  • Liberty T.8.6.14 - 10:33 AM

    I absolutely love West Elm and all of their fantastic bedding and curtains. I would love to decorate my whole home with their mid century style!ReplyCancel

    • Liberty T.8.6.14 - 10:41 AM

      I actually have the Scribble Curtain in Feather Gray and the Oversized Adjustable Metal Rod in Brushed Nickel in my living room!ReplyCancel

  • Kathy G8.6.14 - 10:33 AM

    I love West Elm! Curtains look great, and truthfully I really like those chairs (I know you mentioned reup them in gray, but the color is a fresh air).ReplyCancel

  • Missy G.8.6.14 - 10:36 AM

    Ok, so looking for which curtains that I would chose… scrolling, scrolling, scrolling… then STOP. No need to look past the velvet nailhead in Horseradish. LOVE THEM. And the wooden rod pictured with them.ReplyCancel

  • Katie8.6.14 - 10:41 AM

    It’s coming together great!ReplyCancel

  • Cair8.6.14 - 10:46 AM

    I enjoy following your projects in your beautiful house. Do you have a floor plan posted anywhere? I’m having a hard time figuring out what’s where.ReplyCancel

  • Cair8.6.14 - 10:50 AM

    Oh, and my curtain choice is Linen Cotton in Flax.ReplyCancel

  • Amelia @ House Pretty Blog8.6.14 - 10:57 AM

    I love the velvet pole pocket curtains in regal blue, especially with the oversized metal rod. Your curtains look fantastic!ReplyCancel

  • Jenny8.6.14 - 11:01 AM

    I’ve go with the Claude Medallion curtain.ReplyCancel

  • Heather8.6.14 - 11:02 AM

    I love the Ikat Ogee curtains in ivory/platinum. I actually ordered some of that fabric by the yard a long time ago to make some pillow shams, but never got around to it. Right now it’s acting as a makeshift cover on the bench at the end of our bed… but curtains would be perfect! Love the industrial pipe rod too. Love your new white curtains! And am seriously in love with your navy blue front door!!ReplyCancel

  • Kristin Traniello8.6.14 - 11:09 AM

    Lately I’ve been eyeing their Velvet Pole Pocket Curtain in Regal Blue!ReplyCancel

  • Jen Covington8.6.14 - 11:09 AM

    Love your tips on balancing the room, not keeping it too bottom heavy.ReplyCancel

  • ellen patton8.6.14 - 11:22 AM

    I like the paint colors you chose!ReplyCancel

  • Mary Grode8.6.14 - 11:25 AM

    I love the look. Keep the photos coming! I love watching the progress. I have been eyeing the cotton canvas frost gray curtains at West Elm.ReplyCancel

  • Amanda8.6.14 - 11:28 AM

    i’m generally a fan of dark curtain rods with patterened curtains. i have had placeholder curtains up for several years though, so i definitely need to get my act together and get some real curtains!ReplyCancel

  • Amber8.6.14 - 11:33 AM

    The curtains really pulled the room together, and it’s still light and bright. Love your style!ReplyCancel

  • Sharon Flasche8.6.14 - 11:38 AM

    I love so many of the organizing items and the baskets are to die for. Far to many items to list just one.ReplyCancel

  • Linda8.6.14 - 11:45 AM

    I would choose the Scribble curtains with brushed nickel hardware!ReplyCancel

  • Jody8.6.14 - 11:50 AM

    Loving the Linen Cotton Grommet Curtains in white with a brushed nickel rod, would be perfect for our living room!ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer I.8.6.14 - 11:52 AM

    I am loving the bazaar print curtains! I want those for my laundry room!!ReplyCancel

  • Lynn Pokora8.6.14 - 11:57 AM

    Love the curtain progress. In fact, I love ALL the progress you’ve been making! I can certainly appreciate the blood, sweat and tears you’ve put into branding this place. Your endeavors to turn a house into your home are so inspiring. Thanks for sharing every step of the way!ReplyCancel

  • Maria S8.6.14 - 12:01 PM

    I’m a fan of subtle, so I like the simple adjustable metal rods in brushed nickel or black, with the round metal curtain rings. As for the actual curtains, I’m still loving grey chevron or stripes, although the solid linen curtains are just gorgeous… I’ll take them all!ReplyCancel

  • courtney8.6.14 - 12:05 PM

    I love the look of white! I tried some but they kind of looked like sheets… these look substantial! I’d try the Cotton Canvas Curtain in white!ReplyCancel

    • Kim8.6.14 - 12:31 PM

      I definitely think the weight and quality helps to avoid the sheet look!ReplyCancel

  • Brad8.6.14 - 12:07 PM

    Love watching the space come together!ReplyCancel

  • Mis8.6.14 - 12:11 PM

    I love love love the gold rods paired with the white panels! Spectacular!ReplyCancel

  • Jen N.8.6.14 - 12:15 PM

    Velvet Grommet Curtain – Dove Gray with the Industrial Pipe rods.ReplyCancel

  • Kamille H8.6.14 - 12:23 PM

    I shared your blog with my mom to show her a budget-friendly way to have large scale art and she was impressed!ReplyCancel

  • Kelsey8.6.14 - 12:51 PM

    I’m moving into a new house, and this gives me so many great ideas!!ReplyCancel

  • Kelly McK8.6.14 - 12:55 PM

    I love the white cotton canvas curtains!!ReplyCancel

  • Joyce H.8.6.14 - 12:55 PM

    I love the curtain/rod combo that you guys chose! I didn’t even realize they were the clip type of rings since you fake pinch pleated them.
    Question – I know you guys are drowning in baseboards and trim, but are you thinking about adding crown some day?ReplyCancel

    • Kim8.6.14 - 1:52 PM

      We’d love to! We’ve talked about a lot already, and we’re running into funny issues with uneven ceilings, so we’re not sure if it’s going to play out well or just be a nightmare. So. Many. Unlevel. Things!ReplyCancel

  • Casandra8.6.14 - 12:55 PM

    Love the new curtains!ReplyCancel

  • Stacy T8.6.14 - 12:59 PM

    Love West ELm! I need new Living room curtains!ReplyCancel

  • Katie Wilson8.6.14 - 1:01 PM

    I love the mid-century wooden rod paired with their Cotton Canvas Bazaar Curtain in Belgium Blue. I’ve been eyeing those curtains for some time now.ReplyCancel

  • Jenna8.6.14 - 1:12 PM

    I really love the Cotton Canvas Stamped Dot curtains with the Mid-Century wood rods. Perfection!ReplyCancel

  • Emily R.8.6.14 - 1:32 PM

    I like the Scribble curtains in Feather Gray, and the rods they show them with – rounded with flat ends.ReplyCancel

  • Heather Jowett8.6.14 - 2:03 PM

    I love those gold curtain rods. King Midas himself would envy them!ReplyCancel

  • Kirsten8.6.14 - 2:09 PM

    I love the white curtains! I’m thinking of doing the same for my nursery.ReplyCancel

  • Emilie8.6.14 - 2:16 PM

    I’d probably pick the sheer linen curtains in white. Natural, airy fabrics are the best!ReplyCancel

  • Alyssa8.6.14 - 2:17 PM

    Cotton canvas stamped dot + Mid century wood rods! Thanks for the giveawayReplyCancel

  • Roxanne8.6.14 - 2:21 PM

    Love West Elm and would love to win so I could get a few awesome pieces!ReplyCancel

  • Angelina8.6.14 - 2:23 PM

    I’d put it towards a chair:) or lighting:) we just bought a rug that we are super happy with.ReplyCancel

  • Aaron8.6.14 - 2:26 PM

    Navy linen! Or white sheers.ReplyCancel

  • Lisa P.8.6.14 - 2:36 PM

    I love the metallic dash curtains in white!ReplyCancel

  • Ana S.8.6.14 - 2:50 PM

    I’d go with white sheer curtains… love the look!ReplyCancel

  • Laura S8.6.14 - 3:20 PM

    I would go with the pintuck white curtains and the industrial pipe rod!ReplyCancel

  • Marangelie8.6.14 - 3:35 PM

    I love the crisp white ones! great choice! your home is such an inspiration! thanks for sharing with us! :)ReplyCancel

  • Erica A8.6.14 - 3:51 PM

    I’d like exactly what you’ve got!! We’re moving into a new house that needs a lot of window coverig help.ReplyCancel

  • LK8.6.14 - 3:52 PM

    I love West Elm, especially their fuzzy pillows.ReplyCancel

  • thelady8.6.14 - 3:59 PM

    love the curtain/rod comboReplyCancel

  • Julia8.6.14 - 4:02 PM

    I really love the Cotton Canvas Printed curtains & the mid century rod!ReplyCancel

  • Jillian8.6.14 - 4:07 PM

    I love the look of linen curtains, so I’d pick the linen cotton curtain in flax w/ the mid-century wooden rod.ReplyCancel

  • Nicole L8.6.14 - 4:24 PM

    Beautiful curtains! Our guest room needs some privacy in it, so I’d love to pick up a set of Belgium Blue Cotton Canvas Bazaar Curtains and hang them on a french rod (which really needs to come in more finishes!)ReplyCancel

  • jan8.6.14 - 4:29 PM

    I LOVE the brushstroke ogee curtainsReplyCancel

  • TulumChica8.6.14 - 4:35 PM

    From West Elm’s great selection, I would choose the Cotton Canvas Bazaar curtains in Belgium Blue with a black Pin Adjustable Rod.ReplyCancel

  • Caitlyn8.6.14 - 5:05 PM

    I love love love their mid century curtain rod. I think I’d pair it with the navy velvet curtains, but their black out curtains look surprisingly lovely and I might prefer those (living in a city means streetlights outside our windows, we’ve gotten pretty used to it, but I wonder if we’d sleep better if we tried to block them out). Fantastic giveaway and I love your curtains!ReplyCancel

  • Annie8.6.14 - 5:12 PM

    I love the pinch in the bag trick and double paneling the curtains on either sideReplyCancel

  • Gina8.6.14 - 5:27 PM

    Love your chunky baseboards and moulding!ReplyCancel

  • Anna M8.6.14 - 6:02 PM

    I love the Ikat Links silk curtain and the Claude Medallion Flocked:)ReplyCancel

  • Eliza F8.6.14 - 6:05 PM

    I am in love with the Pinwheel Linen curtains in Stone White/Slate. If I could get them at 108″ they could brush the floor! And I’d pair them with… the oversized adjustable metal rod, although my husband would want the industrial looking rods!

    I cannot wait to see what you do with those thrifted chairs.ReplyCancel

  • Griffey5658.6.14 - 6:06 PM

    The same as you! We’d love to upgrade our white ikea curtains!ReplyCancel

  • Yvonne8.6.14 - 6:20 PM

    Looks dreamy!ReplyCancel

  • Mary8.6.14 - 6:25 PM

    We just moved and have either cheap roller shades or lace curtains (four kinds. One has ducks.) on every window. I would loooove some new curtains.ReplyCancel

    • Kim8.6.14 - 6:42 PM

      Oh, man. You have to frame the lacy duck curtains! As an ode.ReplyCancel

  • Katie8.6.14 - 7:50 PM

    Love how the living room is coming together!ReplyCancel

  • Erika8.6.14 - 8:17 PM

    Linen Cotton Grommet Curtains with a brushed nickel rod would be amazing in my sunroom!ReplyCancel

  • Catherine8.6.14 - 8:59 PM

    I would love either the velvet nailhead curtains in Horseradish or the canvas Stamped Dots ones. As for the rods I would love either the MCM one or the french rods.ReplyCancel

  • Katie8.6.14 - 9:33 PM

    This post had perfect timing! I was literally just looking at West Elm’s site yesterday thinking I am in desperate need of curtains, a rod, and throw pillows for my family room. I would LOVE to buy the Linen Cotton Grommet Curtain in white for our giant, uncovered family room window.
    I love the rod you guys chose, I am all about gold hardware!
    KatieReplyCancel

  • Cindy8.6.14 - 11:02 PM

    I have long loved the scribble curtain pattern.ReplyCancel

  • Tiffany S.8.6.14 - 11:21 PM

    Love the vibe in your LR! I’d have to go with the white solid outdoor curtain and industrial pipe rods in brushed iron as I souls really love to cozy up my front porch.ReplyCancel

  • Kelly Rigotti8.7.14 - 12:08 AM

    I love your website, for a variety of reasons– the clean lines, the color of the music nook, the entry way tile floor and the rescue puppies (I have one too). So thanks, for great content and the opportunity to win a great prize!

    I really like the copper curtain rod (not a huge fan of the back with it), but I don’t know what curtains I’d choose. We are moving soon, and as soon as we buy a house I’m going curtain hunting!ReplyCancel

    • Kim8.7.14 - 9:12 AM

      Thanks, Kelly! That means so much to us. Happy house + curtain hunting!ReplyCancel

  • Laura8.7.14 - 12:38 AM

    I love me some white curtains!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Caroline Bedard8.7.14 - 12:44 AM

    I am so enjoying following your blog! You two have so much energy and enthusiasm!ReplyCancel

  • Elizabeth G.8.7.14 - 4:38 AM

    I like the COTTON CANVAS CURTAIN in STEEL, and the INDUSTRIAL PIPE ADJUSTABLE RODS.ReplyCancel

  • sara8.7.14 - 5:23 AM

    I have West Elm’s velvet curtains in blue bookmarked… I would love to win a set of those!ReplyCancel

  • caroline [the diy nurse]8.7.14 - 9:09 AM

    the french rods!! dont you think they would be perfect above and below a window in an RV? With hooks on the top and bottom of a curtain? We are waiting for our house to sell before traveling the country in an rv- I’m always on the look out!ReplyCancel

    • Kim8.7.14 - 9:15 AM

      Just reading your comment gives me wanderlust like crazy. Excited for you!ReplyCancel

  • Ellen Tillery8.7.14 - 9:33 AM

    A West Elm is opening in my city just two short weeks from now and I CAN. NOT. WAIT. Wahoo! I’m loving the color blocked linen curtains for great light diffusing in a living space, I’ll have to check them out!ReplyCancel

  • Jackie W8.7.14 - 9:50 AM

    Love the blue chevron curtain panels paired with the gold rod you have!ReplyCancel

  • Christa8.7.14 - 10:35 AM

    Loving the mid-century wood rod and the mustard ikat diamond curtains.
    Your living room is turning out AMAZING!ReplyCancel

  • Karen8.7.14 - 10:57 AM

    ORB curtain rod and semi sheer neutral curtainsReplyCancel

  • Steph H.8.7.14 - 11:22 AM

    Totally the same rod and then also the metallic dash curtains in platinum!ReplyCancel

  • Miranda8.7.14 - 11:26 AM

    The setup you have are exactly what I would choose from West Elm. *swoon*ReplyCancel

  • Kala8.7.14 - 11:44 AM

    I love the luster velvet in stone and the mid century wooden hardware. Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • Trilby C.8.7.14 - 12:02 PM

    My goodness – it’s coming together so nicely!! I love following your progress.ReplyCancel

  • Rachael8.7.14 - 12:17 PM

    Our old house in Evanston is in desperate needs of curtains….like every window!! We still have up the scrap lace that the place came with, hello privacy! :-PReplyCancel

  • Trish8.7.14 - 12:19 PM

    It would definitely be the stamped dots curtain with the midcentury wood hardware!ReplyCancel

  • Misty8.7.14 - 12:46 PM

    Oh wow, do I ever need new curtains! My 2 year old $20 ones are looking more then a little warn (sliding door = fur baby in and out). I think I would use the chance to add some colour and go for the Blackout Curtain in that beautiful blue hue and maybe some sheer whites with the oversized adjustable double rod. :)ReplyCancel

  • Dede Jackson8.7.14 - 12:59 PM

    Love the scribble curtains and the oiled bronze hardwareReplyCancel

  • Jessica8.7.14 - 1:04 PM

    I love the dotted chevron curtains and the midcentury wood rod!ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer P8.7.14 - 1:11 PM

    I love the cotton canvas Stamped Dots Curtain with blackout liners and the double metal rod in gunmetal. It’s the perfect match to my living room!ReplyCancel

  • L8.7.14 - 1:54 PM

    We recently bought the scribble curtains in Leek for our master bedroom. For hardware, the midcentury wooden rod is lovely.ReplyCancel

  • Liz8.7.14 - 2:12 PM

    Yes! this room is coming together so well. Quirky + traditional = my jam.ReplyCancel

  • Krystal8.7.14 - 2:22 PM

    I love love love the feel of your house! I look forward to seeing the progress and drool with envy ;)ReplyCancel

  • nancy8.7.14 - 2:31 PM

    I’ve already got / love West Elm’s pinwheel curtains. So thrilled they make 9-foot panels!ReplyCancel

  • Molly8.7.14 - 2:31 PM

    love this giveaway!ReplyCancel

  • Colleen N8.7.14 - 3:12 PM

    Love West Elm — the curtains, sheets are perfect! Even the furniture, I’ve got a side table, mid century desk and the swivel chair. all are perfect! And addicting, I need more!ReplyCancel

  • Jess8.7.14 - 3:19 PM

    Love this post! This is exactly the curtain / hardware combo I want to use in my living room!ReplyCancel

  • jackie8.7.14 - 3:19 PM

    love the bazaar curtains and oversized metal rodsReplyCancel

  • Trude8.7.14 - 3:22 PM

    They look awesome, really love the curtain rod! Thanks for such a great giveaway! I fell in love with West Elm’s sheets after feeling them up (heh) at the LA store, I just have yet to pull the trigger.ReplyCancel

  • Trude8.7.14 - 3:28 PM

    Oops, forgot to mention that I really love the Moorish Tile sheers, so lovely! I saw the Midcentury Wood rod on another blog recently and just loved it.ReplyCancel

  • Crystal8.7.14 - 3:30 PM

    I would love some outdoor curtains!ReplyCancel

  • Mattie8.7.14 - 3:40 PM

    I love west elm window treatments. I would choose the printed dot curtains with either the mid century or industrial hardware.ReplyCancel

  • Sandra8.7.14 - 4:14 PM

    I am loving the brushstroke ogee jacquard curtain panels and the brushed nickel pin adjustable rods. BUT I am also saving up for the mid-century desk in acorn.ReplyCancel

  • Taryn8.7.14 - 4:14 PM

    I love all things West Elm and need curtains for just about every room in my house…I need them all!ReplyCancel

  • Katie8.7.14 - 5:27 PM

    So hard to decide!!! I *do* love those metallic dash curtains though…..gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Dana8.7.14 - 7:16 PM

    (West Elm’s mid-century wooden curtain rods are gorgeous! Perhaps with the luster velvet curtains??)ReplyCancel

  • Allison Ryan8.7.14 - 7:21 PM

    I love the velvet and mid century rodReplyCancel

  • Michelle8.7.14 - 8:22 PM

    Love your blue sofa and the airy curtains!ReplyCancel

  • Samantha8.7.14 - 9:33 PM

    I love the mid century rod I actually have the same one. Its very large I was taken back but love it! do you have to purchase more curtain material or is one on each side (left and right) enough?ReplyCancel

    • Kim8.8.14 - 9:22 AM

      We have 4 panels total – 2 on each side for some extra oomph!ReplyCancel

  • melissa lynch8.7.14 - 10:36 PM

    I like the pich-pleat idea! Right now, I’m debating the french rod and the industrial pipe rod with the platinum linen grommet curtains for my office re-do.ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer8.7.14 - 11:43 PM

    White curtains!ReplyCancel

  • Becky8.8.14 - 7:19 AM

    Oh MY…so many choices…I think a linen curtain but not sure? Great selection….ReplyCancel

  • Jessica8.8.14 - 7:28 AM

    The scribble curtains have been a big hit in our kitchen, so much so that we had to leave them when we moved houses! Need to buy more and then find out which room they are going to live in at the new casa.ReplyCancel

  • Phyllis Ensign8.8.14 - 7:35 AM

    Your living room is really coming together and looks so inviting!

    Confession: I have the same curtain rods from West Elm in brushed nickel, but they are doing me no good packaged up and under my bed. Ugh! Seeing how great yours look is enough of an incentive for me to do something about that situation this weekend.

    I don’t need curtains at the moment, but I’m in desperate need of new dinnerware….so that’s how I’d spend the gift card!ReplyCancel

  • Robert Huff8.8.14 - 7:55 AM

    You have done a great job and thank you so much for the step by step instructions – your space is fresh, crisp clean and inviting!
    Robert – Hotel inspired LivingReplyCancel

  • Kathleen DeBlasi8.8.14 - 8:39 AM

    I would choose the Velvet rod pocket drape in French gray with the French rods for my Master Bedroom. Thank you for the opportunity!ReplyCancel

  • Heather G.8.8.14 - 9:29 AM

    Curtains look great! …but so do the floors. I searched for a post about them, but I couldn’t find one. Can you point me in the right direction? Or, tell me if they’re new/refinished and the color? I bought my first home this past winter. I love almost everything about the house except for the light wood trim and door. It’s a mid century house with that milky yellow wood color – yuck! I think light floors like this could help a lot.ReplyCancel

    • Kim8.8.14 - 9:37 AM

      Hi Heather! The floors were already here when we purchased the home, so we don’t have much information about them. We did need to patch in a small section of our second floor landing, and we just went to a local floor retailer until we find a good match.ReplyCancel

  • Leah8.8.14 - 9:41 AM

    Love the Craftsman style casings!ReplyCancel

  • nancy8.8.14 - 10:18 AM

    the cotton canvas curtain in steel and the over sized rod in gunmetal!ReplyCancel

  • Lindsay H8.8.14 - 10:55 AM

    The living room looks great! Now I need to redo all the casings in my house!ReplyCancel

  • rachael8.8.14 - 12:58 PM

    Love the curtainsReplyCancel

    • rachael8.8.14 - 1:00 PM

      Sorry, I never checked the prompt. I would choose a cotton canvas curtain and a white rod.ReplyCancel

  • Danielle8.8.14 - 1:32 PM

    We have those same West Elm curtains in every room and love them…although after seeing your pics now I want those rods!ReplyCancel

  • Jessica8.8.14 - 1:42 PM

    Love this! This is a great giveaway! Your windows are amazing!ReplyCancel

  • Leslie8.8.14 - 4:04 PM

    I’d do the french rods with Cotton Canvas Ikat Key Curtain – Horseradish.ReplyCancel

  • Brandy Taylor8.8.14 - 4:46 PM

    I can’t wait to win this bad boy! So many West Elm wish list items…ReplyCancel

  • Shirley S8.8.14 - 4:53 PM

    This is the first time I’ve commented (the giveaway contest was too tempting), but I’ve been following your blog for a few months now. It’s so exciting to see how your house is coming together! Your living room is looking great…I especially love the oversized dinosaur prints! So unexpected and cool. Thanks for sharing all your projects and design ideas!

    So….West Elm curtains, let’s see. I’m falling for the cotton canvas bazaar curtain in Belgium blue for my white bedroom wall. Would be awesome framing the palm trees in the distance (live in LA although I used to live in Chicago…i do miss it!). I’d pair it with the mid-century wooden curtain rod. Done and done. :)ReplyCancel

    • Kim8.8.14 - 5:01 PM

      Thank you for the first time comment, Shirley! It would be fun for you to do a pair of prints – one of LA and one of Chicago?ReplyCancel

  • katecooks8.8.14 - 6:00 PM

    I love West Elm! I’m really digging the Cotton Canvas Geo Lattice Curtain and think it would look great with the polished nickel metal rod!ReplyCancel

  • Juliet Fajardo8.8.14 - 10:12 PM

    I really like the gold curtain rod!!ReplyCancel

  • Bridgette R8.9.14 - 2:29 AM

    The mid century wooden rod is amazing! The Velvet Pole Pocket Curtain – Dove Gray would be so lovely in my house!ReplyCancel

  • Emily @ Our Waldo Bungie8.9.14 - 6:25 AM

    OMG! Having JUST went under contract on our new house, this giveaway couldn’t be more perfect! I have spent many a night drooling over curtains on the West Elm site, dreaming of which ones will go in which room! EEEEE! You guys have the BEST giveaways!ReplyCancel

  • Tonia8.9.14 - 9:16 AM

    What a difference bulking up the trim made! Love the gold rod from West Elm and entry light.ReplyCancel

  • Lendy8.9.14 - 9:40 AM

    I also like the clean white curtains or the luxe platinum!ReplyCancel

  • Mariaelena8.9.14 - 10:08 AM

    I like the mid century wooden rod and the cotton canvas bazaar curtains in horseradish!ReplyCancel

  • Emily8.9.14 - 12:05 PM

    This is so great! That $300 would do my place some good! **Fingerst crossed!**ReplyCancel

  • jina8.9.14 - 12:49 PM

    Absolutely love the rod! And West Elm is my jam!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa8.9.14 - 1:18 PM

    I would get the mid century wooden rod and the dark iris velvet curtains!ReplyCancel

  • Rhonda G8.9.14 - 2:54 PM

    Love Love the Cotton Canvas Bazaar Curtain in Platinum! The oversized rod in gunmetal is my fav rod! Thank youReplyCancel

  • Adithi8.9.14 - 3:21 PM

    I’m loving west elms’ cotton canvas stamp dots curtains in grey with the french rods!ReplyCancel

  • Jessica Jewkes8.9.14 - 4:08 PM

    I love your room!!! The curtains make such a huge difference! We are moving into a fixer upper in a couple weeks and I can’t wait to make it my own. I’m definitely going to be adding the same West elm curtain rod to my living room. Thank you for the inspiration!ReplyCancel

  • Tracey8.9.14 - 7:23 PM

    Wow! The white panels really frame the room. West Elm is my go to for great touches to add to a room. I have the linen panels and brushes nickel rod in my dining room. The panels hang wonderfully and look custom made but without the price tag.ReplyCancel

  • Lindsey8.9.14 - 7:33 PM

    Love love love your blog. Your style and your photography are so inspiring.ReplyCancel

  • Yancy8.9.14 - 9:11 PM
  • Ashley8.10.14 - 7:10 PM

    I love the cotton canvas stamped curtains!ReplyCancel

  • erin8.11.14 - 7:54 AM

    the cotton canvas would look great in my family room!ReplyCancel

  • RugSource8.11.14 - 9:26 AM

    Love the way light matches the curtain rod – spot on! I think this curtain works really well with the rest of the room. Since you chose bold colored furniture, white curtain and bright walls are very good choice.ReplyCancel

  • MIchele L8.11.14 - 10:13 AM

    Curtains: Cotton Canvas Kitak Key Curtain in Horseradish with white sheers. Hardware: Oversized Adjustable Double Rod in brushed Nickel.ReplyCancel

  • britt8.11.14 - 10:25 AM

    This room is amazing! The gold curtain rod inspires me to use something very similar in my design. :)ReplyCancel

  • Emily R8.11.14 - 10:34 AM

    I love West Elm. I walk by one on the way home from work and am always in there looking at their accessories. This looks fabulous!ReplyCancel

  • Brandy8.11.14 - 10:42 AM

    Those are the exact kind of curtains I want in my living room. My living room is yellow!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie8.11.14 - 10:47 AM

    Gotta love those West Elm curtain rods. Great color!ReplyCancel

  • Kelly8.11.14 - 10:58 AM

    I love the White Linen Cotton Curtain paired with the Mid-Century Wooden Rod!ReplyCancel

  • Monica8.11.14 - 10:59 AM

    I would choose a stainless rod and dark blue curtains, since our living room accent color is dark blue. I love what you chose for yours, though!ReplyCancel

  • Karen8.11.14 - 11:07 AM

    Needing curtains in my livingroom!ReplyCancel

  • Gloribell8.11.14 - 11:11 AM

    LOOOOOVE that lamp. Where is it from?ReplyCancel

    • Kim8.11.14 - 11:28 AM

      The light in our entryway is the Satellite 6 from Schoolhouse Electric!ReplyCancel

  • Jan8.11.14 - 11:14 AM

    I love the pinwheel linen curtainsReplyCancel

  • Steffanie8.11.14 - 11:22 AM

    I’d love the Scribble Curtains for our living room!ReplyCancel

  • Mary Frances8.11.14 - 11:26 AM

    Their velvet curtains look amazing. I particularly love the steel color.ReplyCancel

  • Gabrielle8.11.14 - 11:31 AM

    I’m loving the French Rods from West Elm.ReplyCancel

  • eileen marie8.11.14 - 11:41 AM

    We already have the oversized adjustable metal rods in brushed nickel in our bedroom, but I have been seriously eyeing the mid-century wooden rods & the luster velvet curtains in platinum -so luxe!ReplyCancel

  • Kelly8.11.14 - 12:13 PM

    Love the white panels! I would have picked the same ones!ReplyCancel

  • Jeanette8.11.14 - 12:30 PM

    The industrial pipe rods and the cotton canvas curtains!

    JeanetteReplyCancel

  • Carey8.11.14 - 12:37 PM

    I have been thinking about curtains for my living room for about 8 months. I finally have a wall color up now and I thought I wanted a pattern but now I see that something clean and crisp will be the best choice. I like the Cotton Canvas in white or the Color block Linen in white and feather gray.ReplyCancel

  • Donna Jeffords8.11.14 - 2:08 PM

    I Love the white curtains and they look Great with your furnishings!! You can’t go wrong with anything West Elm!ReplyCancel

  • lisa8.11.14 - 2:13 PM

    I’m loving the mid-centruy wooden rod and the rosette tile burnout curtains!ReplyCancel

  • Rachel8.11.14 - 2:18 PM

    beautiful job on the curtains! (and the new, blue mailbox, too!) I would LOVE LOVE LOVE to win the giveaway!ReplyCancel

  • Hannah k8.11.14 - 3:28 PM

    We just bought new curtains and rods. While we ended up with a cheap-ish black rod, I wanted to make pipe rods like West Elms Industrial Pipe rods. And I really like the Brushstroke Ogee curtains!ReplyCancel

  • […] P.S. Make sure to visit Yellow Brick Home for a chance to win a $300 west elm gift card! […]ReplyCancel

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