This week we installed window treatments in two different homes, 30 miles apart, both with two story draperies and also installed treatments over kitchen sinks. I love how each home has its unique style.
Monday was the day to install linen embroidered sheers which were interlined and lined with white linings. The look is luxurious with the two linings behind sheer fabric.
I have certainly enjoyed working with a Redo Home & Design designer, Christine Kaufman. She’s a doll and has beautiful taste. I like how she chose these C.R. Laine Copley chairs placed in front of the draperies. The client’s room is large and the chairs are in keeping with the scale of the room. We used 1-1/5″ single pleats @ 8″ long; a balanced look on this tall window. Christine chose 2″ wood hardware, color “Antique Copper”, which picks up the homeowner’s copper touches in this Great Room and Kitchen alike.
Over the kitchen sink, Christine chose a Flat Roman Shade, using tucked linen which we lined in white lining, banded with a wide flat bird-egg blue trim. The look is clean and I love this attention to detail. (Excuse the not-quite-focused photo!)
The treatments we installed Tuesday were made of off-white fabric which has a slight sheen. This fabric makes a fabulous welcome to the homeowners and visitors alike. Bright sunlight is a problem for this room during the summer months, so we chose a decorative traverse rod and rings for easy function while keeping a beautiful look, using “Bronzed” wood hardware to compliment the color of the chandelier.
We chose the updated, 8″ long “Kiss Pleat” in keeping with the scale of the draperies and height of the room. For a “normal sized” window, pleats are usually 4″ long. Here is a closer view of the pleats.
Striped linen sheers are a welcome compliment in the kitchen. We pleated the sheers according to the darker stripes for an added custom detail … which you can’t see in this picture, but I swear is there.
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