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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Shabby Chic Curtains on a Budget

I found some beautiful curtains for our small dining area that is the family room.   I wasn't really looking for new curtains for this window, but these were too good to pass up!
We were in Lubbock Tx....H and I just drove over there to eat lunch and do a little shopping.   Tuesday Morning is always one of the stores that I love to go in and see what they have new......
I went to the back of the store...where the real bargains are...and look what I found!    These beauties were originally $269.99....but with that little orange sticker on them....90% off...yep, $26.99!   I was doing the happy dance all the way up to the register!   
They are fully lined linen curtains .....
and have the sweetest little bows on them.....
I wanted a pretty rod to hang them on....after looking at several stores, I found this one at Lowes.   I loved the roses on the ends.   

I also moved the buffet from in front of the window (before) and replaced it with a small table (after).    There is a post showing where the buffet went here...

I couldn't find a photo of the ceiling fan that was hanging over the was pretty dated and I always tried to keep it out of the!   You can see the pull at the top of the before photo.   Anyway, I found a chandy to replace it when we were in Lubbock.

I haven't Pennyfied the chandy yet.....but, that's another post!

See you Soon!


  1. Ooooh-I was just there yesterday.Lucky girl :)

  2. What an incredible find! We don't have that store here, but what a great place to go and find great bargains. They look so lovely with the stained glass, just perfect.

  3. Oh it was a super Duper bargain!had your name written all over them.

  4. They look gorgeous and I really LOVE that rod, Penny! It looks lovely!~ xo Diana

  5. What a deal! They are just gorgeous :)

  6. The curtains are lovely Penny and what a steal!

  7. Penny,
    LOVE the new curtains and those little bows are so sweet..... And you know i love those chandy's of yours. I can't wait to see what you do with it.
    I did 2 posts on my friend Anne Marie's home , one on each blog, so when you have a chance, stop in because I know she would love to know what you think.... She does not blog but is a reader of your blog even though she does not comment....


  8. une très belle fenêtre
    j'aime beaucoup le vitrail , c'est superbe

  9. Oh wow! Love those curtains, and the chandy looks perfect as is! Beautiful room!

  10. Beautiful! What a bargain......and they look wonderful in your dining room. I love the little bows. Thanks for sharing.
    Blessings My Friend,

  11. What a great deal and they look beautiful in your room!

  12. Love your new curtains, Penny. Love the swan too. Thanks for sharing at my HOME.


  13. I really love your new curtains and i always adore to see your before and after!

  14. What a find Penny! I love Tuesday Morning and have found so many decorating treasures there and at TJMaxx. The curtains are sooo nice and fit in perfectly with your decor. What more could a girl ask for? Happy fluffing!

    Blessings, Edie Marie

  15. I also like to go to Tuesday morning when I am in a re-do...your AFTER pictures are beautiful...great job. Thanks for sharing with the blog hop!!

  16. LOVE!!!!!!!!! I have a Tuesday Morning that I've never been in. I LOVE your bargain! I LOVE the roses on your rod! Lucky, lucky you!!!!

  17. I love those curtains. I have been meaning to check out Tuesday Morning for a few years now. Guess I need to get there! Thanks for linking up for Fabulously Frugal Thursday.

  18. I love these and they make a big difference! Thanks for linking up!

  19. Hey Penny,
    These curtains are so cute.
    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above

  20. Now these are some stunning curtains. I love the changes to the room and the chandy is a great looking piece. The room looks wonderful! Thanks for sharing at TTF!

  21. You are one fantastic shopper. I would have loved to see you doing your happy dance. They look great on your window.
    Have a blessed Sunday, Ginger

  22. Wow, what a great bargain on the curtains Penny. The linen fabric alone would cost a bundle. You did good and I love the new chandy! thanks for sharing with SYC.

  23. What an incredible find!! Those bows are so darling!
    Thanks for linking up to Hit Me With Your Best Shot! Hope to see you again tonight!


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