This is the window in my almost 18 month old sons bedroom:
Do you see my problem?
It is too bright and he doesn't get a good nap.
That makes for a cranky baby and an equally unhappy Mama.
I had seen some blackout curtains on clearance at Target awhile back so yesterday I went to see if they were still there. Nope. Oh, they had some, but they were 20 dollars for one 45" wide panel, and they were BLACK. I didn't have 40 dollars to spend,
and really didn't want black curtains in my little boys room.
As I walked by another clearance end cap I saw this:
It's a shower curtain!
I held it up and it seemed to block quite a bit of light, so I scooped one up to test out in Travis' bedroom. After testing it out I realized that to cover the window I would need a second one, so today I ran to get it, praying the whole way that it was still there.
It was! Yay!
See why I was so excited? Yep, $3.74
Plus I loved the color and the pattern.
(The first picture shows the true color of the curtain)
I also got two packages of these at $1.08 to hang my new curtains.
Here is the room with a light on so you can see the dresser under the window.
I am eventually going to paint it orange(I think).
Here it is again with the light off.
We already had this curtain rod which was given to us by a friend who didn't want it.
Gotta love FREE, right?
Here are my clearance shower curtains!!!
I love them in the space, but now I am realizing just how little I have done in this little boys bedroom. There is no wall art and the paint color is BORING. I didn't want to paint until I knew what theme I was going with and over a year and a half later I still can't choose! Dinosaurs, cars, sports, robots, superheros, bugs???
I am excited to say that these curtains have helped me to decide...I am doing COLOR!
Bold primary colors. I plan to mix themes as long as the colors jive.
You can see here that the curtains do not touch the ground.
I don't care.
I paid less than $10 and have a boy who can nap now!
Here is Travis checking out the new digs...he approves.
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