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Friday, February 17, 2012

Jamie and Josh's Painted Roman Shades and Breakfast Nook


I love this shot of the tulips that Jamie took!


Earlier this month Jamie made a new Roman Shades for her breakfast nook to match the one she made a couple of months ago for her kitchen. She made them out of a drop cloth and then just taped off the lines and then painted them in with some brown paint. I have to say when she first sent me a picture of them (back in November) I liked them but didn't love them. Then when we went up in December to visit I saw them in real life and LOVED them! It's funny how some things can look so much better in photographs than real life, and other things look so much better in real life than in photos. I actually think Jamie did a great job of photographing them (I took some photos back in December and wasn't happy at all with them) but still, I wish you all could see them in person because they are fabulous.












Also our "Love Is" 18x18 Pillow Cover Sets are back in stock!


And lastly, I wanted to thank you all for your e-mails and comments full of encouragement after yesterday's post. That meant so much to us. I hope you all have a wonderful Friday!

48 comments:

  1. The shades look great! I always love an opportunity to see Jamie's breakfast nook!! I would sooo love to have one in my house.

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  2. Love her kitchen, and her roman shades. What a great space. It looks like such a cozy spot to dine!

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  3. This is so pretty. Love the shades. I love a cozy nook like that.

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  4. Just the right touch! Adore the breakfast nook. Jenni thank you for working so hard. I received the Love is... pillow covers yesterday!! I am madly in love with them!!

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  5. The roman shade looks fantastic. I could see these in a boys room as well! You guys are doing great, keep up the good work your just going through some growing pains. You have a great brand, believe in it! Your true followers will be patient and grow with you. Xoxo have a great weekend

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  6. Love those shades...honestly if the government would just tap into the TREMENDOUS creativity we see from all these (mostly) Moms out there...we'd have a better world! Just great!
    Keep up the good work...one day at a time...
    Lorraine

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  7. I love these shades. The drop cloth was a fantastic choice but the stripes are really what makes these look so great. Ironically enough, over the past month I've been considering making roman shades for our living room and have been on the hunt for a good tutorial. Now I'm definitely inspired! I would love to see her tutorial on how she made these. Thanks for sharing!

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    1. Hi,
      This is the tutorial I used for the faux Roman Shade:

      http://mapleandmagnolia.com/2011/10/10/faux-striped-grain-sack-faux-roman-shade/

      It was SUPER easy! Hope yours turn out great!
      Thanks,
      Jamie

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    2. Thank you so much for sharing the tutorial. I haven't tried the roman shades yet, but I did test the idea out on a table runner and I love it!

      http://keepingitcozy.blogspot.com/2012/03/painted-grain-sack-table-runner.html

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  8. Jennifer what a beautiful kitchen your sister has! I love those shades she made. Their breakfast nook is so cozy and love all the fabrics she used!

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  9. The shades look so good. What a great way to get exactly the look you want! You can never go wrong with tulips :)

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  10. LOVE them!!! I am also coveting the wicker tray. Can y'all share the source???

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    1. Hi!
      I got the wicker tray at White Home Collections (www.whitehomecollections.com), this great place here in NH with a mix of new and antique items. I think they just started selling online so there are only 3 items listed, but hopefully there will be many more online options available soon!
      Thanks,
      Jamie

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  11. Stunning photos, those tulips are beautiful!

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  12. Gorgeous! Love the roman shade....I would have never known the stripes are simply painted on! Have a great weekend :o)
    ~Des

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  13. I LOVE the shades!! Jamie did a fabulous job- I'm so impressed. It's such a beautiful space.
    xojoan

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  14. Oh I LOOOOVE her breakfast nook and kitchen - love love loooovvveee it.

    They did a great job with their home, love the Roman blinds - I have a lot of them myself, they're so "tidy."

    Great post!

    Have a fabo weekend!

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  15. Looks great! What is the name of the color on your walls...love it?!

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    1. Hi,

      The wall color is Davenport Tan by Benjamin Moore. We love it-we used it in our dining room too!

      Thanks,
      Jamie

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  16. The shades are cool but I had a hard time focusing on them because I was too distracted by her beautiful dark wood door - I love it! We are in the middle of remodeling our kitchen and I would love to have that door going out to our backyard.

    -Pamela, InspiredByFelicity.com

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  17. Cozy breakfast nook and great looking roman shades. How crafty! LOVE those cup and saucers too! Mind if I ask the maker of those pretty dishes? Looking to purchase new white dishes after my spring cleaning of the kitchen.

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    1. Hi Laura,

      It's the Emma set from Pottery Barn. I love them too!

      http://www.potterybarn.com/products/emma-dinnerware-white/?pkey=cdinnerware-white

      Thanks,
      Jamie

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  18. I fell in love with the roman shade back when you first shared them. Your brother is such a sweetie, he emailed Jamie, so I could find out where she purchased her fabric, little did I know, it was a drop cloth and she created the stripes with paint. Have the drop cloth and paint, can't wait to get them finished! Enjoy your weekend...Shelley
    mcardle4atcenturyteldotnet

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  19. I love cozy nook and the roman shades look so good. Do you happend to know the wall color I love it too.
    thanks
    Erika
    erikafajardo@shaw.ca

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    1. Hi Erika,

      The wall color is Davenport Tan by Benjamin Moore. We love it-we used it in our dining room too!

      Thanks,
      Jamie

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  20. My what a pretty kitchen! The shades are a wonderful additional touch to a sweet spot to visit with a friend. All of you have so much to offer us. Hang in and you will find complainers go on to find something or somebody else to complain about. The rest of us are positive you all are doing a great job!

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  21. I liked roman shades until the strings broke. I hope her shades lasts longer than mine did.

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  22. I always love all of the things you guys make and the shades look great. Love the breakfast nook too.Wish you would sell the roman shades on your website. Iwould buy them for my kitchen. Donna

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  23. Just beautiful! All of it! And I for one will patiently wait for any of your products....they are fabulous and worth the wait! :-)

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  24. Those shades are so cute! What a pretty house she has.

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  25. I love those shades! Very warming and I love that you painted them!

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  26. It's all so beautiful! I looooove the pink tulip pictures...my favorite flower.

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  27. Where can I get those pillows?! I love them! :)

    Katie
    Building a House of Love

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    1. Hi Katie,

      I made them from the old curtain material and burlap.

      Thanks!
      Jamie

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  28. I just love the shades, the house looks lovely. I just did over a window pane just like yours! The space really looks wonderful.

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  29. I read how to do the shade after finding a spot to do one. What color of paint did you use on the shade?

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    1. Hi Karen,
      I used Burnt Umber from Michael's. I think the brand was called something like Artist's Loft, but I might be off a bit!
      Thanks,
      Jamie

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  30. Really Good Post!!

    Here at "Window Shades". We specialize in affordable Blinds, Shutters, and soft window treatments. What ever your window covering needs are, small or large, standard or motorized, we have it!

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  31. Gorgeous rooms!! Would you mind sharing where you got your dishes? (the beaded edge) I've been admiring them in these and other photos you've posted! Beautiful with the rest of your decor! Thanks!

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    1. Hi,

      It's the Emma set from Pottery Barn. I love them!

      http://www.potterybarn.com/products/emma-dinnerware-white/?pkey=cdinnerware-white

      Thanks,
      Jamie

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  32. Love, Love, Love your website! Claudia

    claudia_davis@yahoo.com

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  33. I like the chandelier stencils from maison de stencils.

    claudia_davis@yahoo.com

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  34. Love your countertops any idea the color and brand??

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    1. My sisters countertops are quartz, but I'm not sure what the color is.

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  35. All the picture look so stunning...especially of Roman shades...looks so right in room.
    Roman shades concord, ca

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  36. Interesting post on roman shades. This will surely liked by all the readers. One of the best share.

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