(curtains in the fall)
A long time ago in a land far away I put up these burlap curtains in the dining room…
…and then I started a blog.
The second post I ever wrote was about this room and these curtains that my mother gave me for Christmas.
At first we could all order them.
I’d send everyone over there and we’d all ohh and ahh about them and proclaim our love for the smocking and the detail and this amazing ability that the curtains had to go with not so fancy and a crystal chandelier all at the same time.
And then one sad day….
….the company stopped selling them.
(curtains in the spring)
It was awful.
I’d get e-mail after e-mail asking about the curtains and where I got them.
And the answer?
It was always the same.
No one makes them any more.
(curtains in the summer)
I’d research similar options and e-mail them to people.
But they were never the same.
First of all, the weight of these curtains is heavy. They are made out of an extremely tightly woven fabric that’s woven just for the curtains.
The fabric makes the curtains feel full.
And super expensive (even though it’s a utilitarian fabric).
The way the curtains hang from their smocking looks like they just left the spa with glowing skin.
(curtains in the winter with the glow of Christmas lights)
And the smocking?
It’s not wimpy smocking.
It’s rows and rows of tiny tucks and smocks and diamonds that make my heart melt every time I look at it.
Here’s a close-up of the curtains and the smocking.
And the best part?
At the top there are pleats that finish out the top and make it look extra fancy.
Can you see the sadness?
Can you feel the heartbreak when they weren’t available any more?
Can you see the emptiness when you gaze at that smocking and realize you couldn’t find the curtains any where?
They simply weren’t for sale anywhere across the entire web….
We have been working on this project for over a year.
The entire crew at Painted Fox and I have been sourcing and talking to wholesalers and pricing out sample and looking at different fabrics.
And we kept coming up short.
This one would be too expensive or the fabric wasn’t right or the curtains weren’t pleated at the top.
We found them.
The curtains are in the house (literally).
And I am so happy and excited and dancing cartwheels and flipping my hair and yelling it into the winter sky….
….that for a limited time they are exclusively available in my Painted Fox curated collection.
Here are the details on ordering:
1. We were only able to get them in a limited number and once those sell out it will be a couple of months before we can get any more.
2. The listing is for one panel and it comes in different lengths: 84″ or 96″ or 108″ or 118″.
3. The panel measures approximately 36″ on the top where the smocking is and the bottom of the curtain is about three times that because of the smocking on the top.
4. Because we are offering different lengths, the curtains will take approximately eight weeks to get to your house.
5. And the best part? THEY ARE ON SALE! Use code welcome2017 at checkout to get the discount.
AND NOW WE ARE GIVING AWAY A PAIR OF CURTAINS
I think this deserves another cartwheel.
All you have to do is enter using the rafflecopter below and leave a comment telling me what room you would put them in.
Happy New Year. 🙂