I heart canvas drop cloths.
This is NOT news. These babies are WAY TOO COOL to do something silly like catch stray drops of paint.
I use old sheets for that task, SO, I didn’t even know these rough textured beauties existed until I saw Layla’s curtains!
I bought one to use as a table cloth, and that was great.
Then I started thinkin’. (here comes the smoke again)
I have this window in my family room. With this PLAID valance.
It’s okay, but I was ready for a change, and had already removed the matching throw pillows from the room. I decided to give the drop cloth a try, since I love the texture and the color is nice and neutral. I bought some ribbon, and came up with this:
I think they have that shabby French, vintage grain sack kind of look. In an “I don’t have any money for that stuff” kind of way.
Here’s a close up of the ribbon, trimmed in my new favorite accent color, aqua.
All I had to do was fold the drop cloth over an existing curtain rod, then gather up the fabric, folding it like a paper fan and tied the ribbon around. The knots are behind the curtain.
An easy, quick change. MY KIND OF DECORATING, I TELL YA.
I’m linking up to Frugal Friday at the Shabby Nest, one of my ALL TIME FAVORITE blogs. Check out the thrify decor ideas!
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