Monday, April 15, 2013

Folks, It's Curtains. Gray Curtains.

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Convinced yet???

16 comments:

Acquired Objects said...

I wish I had seen this post before buying the drapes I bought to go with my newly lighten gray room. I bought cream I love the gray!

XXX
Debra~

An Urban Cottage said...

I'm going to chill out about my curtains. Some of these vary from wrinkled to ratty and still look oh so chic.

Teresa at Splendid Sass said...

Donna-
I think curtain make a room. I love these images!
Happy Monday.
Teresa
xoxo

Loi Thai, Tone on Tone said...

Of course it is...gray curtains. Love, love, love gray silk curtains the most!! Especially during candlelight. Divine!
xo
Loi

PURA VIDA said...

oh my

Kim@Chattafabulous said...

That Alex Papachristidis bedroom gets me every time!

www.chattafabulous.blogspot.com

penelopebianchi said...

Thank you so much! What a lovely gift!!!
What a brilliant post!!
Your post is so great.....and your comments.....as always, also great!
My opinion:
Never, never , never (in my opinion, worry about "ratty curtains"!!

I was so lucky to go on several "Sotheby's decorating tours....(led by Jessica Deutsch); where we went into fab private houses in England, New Orleans, "Gold Coast" of Long Island, Hamptons.....Long Island!
Penthouses in NYCity! WOW!!!

YIKES!!!

Curtains that were not starting to disintegrate.....were way too "nouveau"!! Seriously. Falling apart. I LOVE it!
Patina!

we love "age"; and we love "patina"!!


Thank you for this brilliant post!!

Penelope

ps oh please......can we banish the word "drapes" when speaking about "curtains"?? Oh please instruct your readers! (You simply must!)!! Thank you in advance!!!

penelopebianchi said...

I love this post......it left me thinking!

What I love about windows (most of the time) is the views out of them!
Grey curtains invite your eye to go out and see the view!

There is always some shade of gray in the landscape; or even the leaves nearby the window! Grey is the perfect neutral in so many ways!

Hence the title of your blog!! And all of your posts!

I agree!

Pat's Addition said...

Totally love each one.

housebuyersamerica said...

The grey curtains accentuate the look of the room to a greater high. It gels well with the decor. Just amazing!

SHERRY HART said...

Oh hell yes....

Renae Moore said...

Love 'em - absolutely!

Anonymous said...

absolutely! these aer all gorgeous.....lovely interiors...
sigh.....
a treat to see....

chichifurniture01 said...

I think all the rooms look great, really elegant and serene. Must admit a lot of the grey schemes seem to include hints of gold and the two colours work brilliantly together, resulting in a warm, homely yet elegant feel.

Dorothy Durbin said...

I am fascinated with the emergence of French design this past year. It is so beautiful and understated when placed in a room finished so nicely with the chalk white and gray paint palettes. Thank you as always for sharing so many beautiful rooms. Beauty surrounds us!

Joni Webb said...

just gorgeous!!!! wish i could remember where i found that picture you sourced to me???? no idea, but it's beautiful! haha.