Curtains for the Cottage

Creating the cottage

What this house lacks in closets, it makes up for in windows. There are big windows in every room — most of which give us a garden view. While D is away this week studying in England, I’ve been busy trying to get things organized, and homey.

Sewing curtains:

Creating the cottage

Before.

Sorry, darling. Your Mad Men poster will not suffice. Although don’t get me wrong — I like that you are willing to share the house with Don Draper.

Creating the cottage

After.

Creating the cottage

I made this dresser our linen closet, with folded quilts and rugs tucked beneath.

Creating the cottage

Before

Creating the cottage

After.

Plants and farmer’s market baskets make me happy.

As does a well organized, tidy bathroom with a pretty curtain runner:

Creating the cottage

Before

Creating the cottage

After.

Any other creative storage ideas for small spaces? I would love to hear them. Otherwise, this is all happily coming together.

~K