My Husband "Subvet" says that when our first son "Sonshine" was born the sun rose on our world, when our second son "Gator" was born the sun laughed and when our daughter "Sugars" was born all the flowers bloomed. That says it all.

"Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass...
It's about learning how to dance in the rain."

Your mind is the garden, your
thoughts are the seeds, the harvest can either be flowers or weeds. — William

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Curtains Part Two

Got the boys' curtains made this week :0)

Here's the before shot..... It's a white flannel sheet that I'd made into curtains for an apartment. The other two panels are currently over my washer/dryer space and this one was extra. As you can tell I just folded it to the right length and sewed, leaving the top half of the window double thickness. The lace at the bottom of the curtain is cute....but not very masculine.

When I asked the boys what color they wanted for their curtains Gator immediately said "Black!"

Which I VETO'd!!

Sonshine went along with his brother saying he also wanted black.....or purple. YIKES! what's a Momma to do????

Here's what we found:

Oh Yeah!!! Hooray for Hobby Lobby!

I lined it in polkadots, just for fun.

And after ruining the fabric I'd originally planned for the side panels I went back to Hobby Lobby in search of some fabric I remembered seeing.....

I know, right? How C.U.T.E. is this???

Happy boys, Happy Momma.....NO black curtains.


I'm going to take a break and get some hand quilting done before I start the curtains for the living room. You know, the ones that I wanted to do in the FIRST place which started my whole "we need new curtains" frenzy.......

My new job that starts on Sat night is a secondary income position. I will be able to work from home, from 9pm till either 7 or 9am depending on the day. These hours are perfect as I don't have to leave the house and I won't start work till after the kids are in bed (bedtime is 8pm). The job is answering call for about 60 Pediatrician offices across the nation, in Maine, Virginia, Maryland, Tennessee, Mississippi and Texas. So if you call your pediatrician after hours and opt to talk to a just might get ME! :o) This old world seems to get a bit smaller every day!


Mary Ellen said...

As always, I'm so in awe of your sewing talent. I wish I had the patience to do that, but at my age it's too hard to teach this old dog new tricks.

Love the material and I love walking around Hobby Lobby. It's one of my favorite places.

Sara said...

Cute curtains! I love the puppy dogs and pawprints, and you don't have to clean up after them!

The job sounds great. My SIL used to do that.

Linda said...

Looks like the curtains were the perfect compromise to black and not black! They're purr-fect as a matter of fact and your sewing talents are awesome!

Speaking of perfect, the new job sounds to be exactly that! Not needing a pediatrician these days you won't be hearing from me but I bet there will be lots of relieved moms who do get to speak to you!

Lisa said...

Oh, my gosh; those are Thee cutest! Love 'em!

Mrs4444 said...

The curtains are ADORABLE. I love 'em!

Congrats on the job opportunity! How's it going so far?