A Window in Red

Up until recently I had pink curtains that I found for $5 at Goodwill hanging in my living room. Those curtains served me well, but I really wanted something red to fit the rest of the decor. I shopped around and found plenty of red curtains that I liked, just not in my budget.
So, then I tried looking for fabric. No luck there! It was either the wrong color, texture, cost too much…you get the idea.
Then I had an idea that totally fit my budget. I bought an inexpensive (mostly cotton) flat sheet for $4. I also bought two bottles of Rit dye and a couple spools of ribbon.
I dyed the sheet the color of red that I wanted, then cut it in half and sewed it into two matching panels, and added ribbon to the top (look here).
Next I added white lights, an old white shawl, a lantern and a couple more of those bamboo fans I mentioned before.
Here is my new living room window! So cozy!
I am linking to:
Finding Fabulous for Frugalicious Friday
The Shabby Chic Cottage for Transformation Thursday
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2 thoughts on “A Window in Red

  1. What a great way to get exactly what your looking for! Can't find it, then go make it! They look great and you totally $aved too! Thanks for linkin' up to Frugalicious Friday!

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