Sunday, July 10, 2016

Quick Project ~~ Short Post

Hello Sweet Friends

I hope you have enjoyed a beautiful weekend
And a great day in the Lord

A few evenings ago I worked on a very quick project
I shared a photo on facebook and Instagram
Maybe you saw it
But I'll share here today

A couple months ago I took the curtain down from my back door
It was one of those two rod glass door curtains
I was just tired of it and wanted something a little more girlie

I finally had an idea that wasn't going to cost too many $$
I purchased a white battenburg lace curtain for the bottom part
I gathered several white battenburg lace hankies

I got out my first and only sewing basket that I got for my
16th birthday in 1974
Did a bit of hand sewing and voila
New valance

I actually sewed the hankies right onto the rod
But they are loose enough to slide them
Or take them off easily if I need to

With the bottom curtain and the top hankie valance
I am quit pleased with the simple, quick and
Inexpensive project

Now I have to make sure to keep the window clean :)

While out and about yesterday
I saw this cute pick up truck/wagon
I talked to the owner for a few minutes
And asked if I could take a photo

Wouldn't it be fun to drive around in this sweet ride?
Well, maybe not when it's 110+ outside
But maybe during the desert southwest winters

Don't forget that on Friday
July 15, 2016
Karen will be hosting her 8th annual
Where Blogger's Create Link Party
I've been getting my office cleaned up
So I can join in
I hope you will join in as well!!

Have A Blessed Week

Dwellings for Amaze Me Monday


  1. Very cute. I got a sewing box when I was 16 how fun.
    What a easy and pretty idea.
    Let's Add Sprinkles

  2. Cindy - Love that look. Very ingenious! I learned to sew when I was 7 and got my first sewing box then. Also, a little red suitcase that had a Betsy McCall doll, patterns, and scraps of fabric. I still have the doll. Very special to me. Again, great project.


  3. Cindy, the curtains turned out so darn cute. Love the hankie valance! The truck certainly is a cool ride. I was planning on cleaning my sewing room tomorrow. Maybe I'll share it again with Karen's party. Can't wait to see yours!

  4. Wow Cindy ~ I LOVE what you did. So pretty and feminine.

    Have a great week ~ FlowerLady

  5. Your new valance is sooo pretty, Cindy! What a great idea.
    Mary Alice

  6. Cindy, this turned out really well. Pretty!!

  7. It looks very pretty! I like projects that are easy, and yield instant gratification!

  8. Sweet friend, I love, love, LOVE your valance! Beautiful job :)

    Have a blessed week. Hugs!

  9. Hi Cindy, I adore your valance window. So pretty and summery. Such a great idea. Lovely!! The pickup is a treasure!!
    Thanks for sharing. Looking forward to you creative space!! xo

  10. Your "hankie" valence looks so pretty. I like feminine window treatments like that. It's nice that you were able to repurpose those hankies.

  11. Hi sweet friend, Love your day window coverings! I am back from vacation and trying to get caught up with everyone. Love that truck-so cute. Sending you hugs.


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