Well my Silhouettes have arrived and curtain rods installed so that I could get the exact measurement for the finished length. And NO they won't puddle, haha. Clearly I was so stuck on that romantic image that I couldn't see past it.
For most of my clients, I install both the rods and drapery at the same time but in this case, I wanted them to be exactly below the crown moulding especially because there was only 1" of room to play with in the living room (not shown here).
I've chosen channel rods from Textile Trimmings with a crystal finial (below) in stainless steel, I wanted a softer look rather than the high contrast look of black rods.
Have you noticed how many gold accessories are out and about suddenly? I bought these wonderful gold glass votives (HomeSense) the other day, they are mirrored inside.
I have lots of vessels for votive candles. When I bought these I realized that they were quite the upgrade from something very similar to these (below) that I've had for probably 15 years.
See my yellow Kalanchoe's? I have them in a decorative pot in white or yellow in my living or dining room almost year round. They last for months and look so full and lush.
Actually, the vessel they are displayed in is just as important as the flower itself. It's always a good idea to keep a few baskets, terra cotta or white pots for just this purpose, when a grocery store potted plant arrives in your house.
My other favourite flower is Casablanca Lilies, just bought a bunch for the island in my kitchen and I love the way the house smells whenever I walk in the door.
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