Thursday, February 21, 2013

I Need Some Privacy



It's time for curtains in my kitchen.


At night it's like being on stage, larger then life, with spotlights on you.
I don't know about you, but I want some privacy when I am making my tacos. 




I am thinking about this fabric from China Seas that Robin Stanfield found for me. 




My only hesitation is that the background is oatmeal and my kitchen is white. White - White. 
Does it bother you?



I think I am OK with it not being perfectly matchy matchy. 

roman shades in the kitchen, awesome pattern mixing and lovely colors

And I am probably going with a Roman shade.



no sew roman blind....love the baby room too!!

It is nice and crisp and I can raise and lower it depending on how much privacy I need. 


WE love the neutral gray and whites with the splash of yellow.   Ikat pattern Roman shade. Design: Lindsey Coral Harper. Photo: Ngoc Minh Ngo. housebeautiful.com. #kitchen #gray #ikat #roman_shade #yellow_accents

Pretty good looking, right?


kitchen remodel

Please vote yea or nay so I can bite the bullet and move on to the next gut wrenching decision involving my home decor.

(P.S. I would mount it at the ceiling)

pictures from here


















17 comments:

  1. I have the same dilemma - kind of- I found a cute greek key-ish fabric for euro shams for my all white bedding (fabric is hot pink) with the "white" being more off white/cream. Debating on how it would look! But i think your floral china seas is so pretty it could definitely work.

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  2. Yay! Go for it! Your kitchen is so pretty. Jealous.

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  3. I totally agree! Everything doesn't need to match perfectly - in fact I like it better if it doesn't.

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  4. I love the fabric! Go for it! It will be beautiful!

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  5. do it! i love the fabric in your kitchen. i also like those roman shades better in the pics with pelmets.

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  6. Love the fabric in the first picture. I actually think I like it better than if it was stark white background. It warms up the white with an unexpected twist!

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  7. great fabric! your kitchen is gorgeous!

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  8. Love it! Adds a bit of warmth.

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  9. The paisley is classic and beautiful. I think your safe but I am not a color expert.

    Luci

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  10. This is my life story. I have been in my house for I think 4 years and have yet to buy curtains. I mean we have a wall of windows in the front and everything we do is for all the world to see. I love the fabric you chose and am OK with it not being white white. And I mean, what wouldn't look good in that kitchen? Just pinned that nursery pic btw. That will be my inspiration for our yet to be conceived baby's nursery! xoxo

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  11. yay. I kind of love mixing white and off-white, even though you're "not supposed to." And a roman would be perfect!

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  12. just came across your blog on nest egg. my blog is called "bluemopheads." my floral design business is called "mopheads" but that name was taken. check it out: http://bluemopheads.blogspot.com/2013/02/and-winners-are.html

    i think you should go for the window treatment.

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  13. It might be a little wild but it has a white background-- Blue Dragon by Design Legacy? Similar feel to the China Seas, similar colors. I love a roman shade in the kitchen!

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  14. Definitely YES on the roman shade and that fabulous paisley fabric. I like that it's not white white...hope you do it! Good luck.
    xo Nancy
    Powellbrowerhome.com

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  15. I like it too, and I'd definetly go with something you can raise and lower. I certainly enjoy being able to see out my kitchen during the day.

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  16. I am always late to the party and odd man out. It bothers me that it isn't white. So sorry, but you asked and I think you are looking for total honesty. I love your blog, and am now a new follower.

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