Friday, March 28, 2014

window crazy

After a year of living here finally, FINALLY we checked "install blinds" off our to do list and our girl's room was the first to get the treatment. Here they are closed.
And here they are opened. While it does block out a lot of light when closed, it's not enough for me so she's gonna get some curtains.
The install was super easy, my pregnant self did it alone after work. The only thing left to do is trim off a mm off this rail that goes over the top of the blinds to cover the ugly plastic part. What's in the cardboard box you ask? Oh nothing… just the crib. I KNOW, I CAN'T WAIT TO ASSEMBLE IT! 
Not to be totally predictable but I'm going with gold/brass accessories in her room. I was going to get a more expensive curtain rod but they seem to be out of it at West Elm so I grabbed this one at the Depot. It sort of makes me think of Tulips which is Wonderland apropos i.e. "little bread and butterfly kiss the tulips" part of that song the flowers sing before they become bitchy towards Alice.
I also bought a thicker brass curtain rod for our master bedroom and I'll show you the final result of that plus the new blinds in that room soon. That room is really coming together. Painfully slow believe me, the plan for that room has been simmering for years and now it's starting to be executed.
Oh and here's the bamboo blinds in the daytime.
Whew, Team Fredrich really handled this window situation, high fives all around.

1 comment:

Shirley Todd said...

Blinds are really useful, whether for keeping the heat in during the cold season or blocking the sun out during summer, so it’s great that you’ve finally installed them in your house. I really like those bamboo blinds, I think they’re quite eye-catching. Anyway, thanks for sharing this with us, Evy. All the best!

Shirley Todd @ Arjay's Window Fashions