How to Make a Huge Change on a Small Budget for Your Window

I am so excited! I just moved to a new place in Downtown Phoenix! I have always been a West Side girl and now I get a wonderful taste of the authenticity this city has to offer! I think the thing that sold us are these big windows with views to the wonderful buildings! Oh my goodness, obsessed! There was only one thing.. a big thing… A nasty thing.. BLINDS! Throwing off my groove! Honestly! This actually could have deterred people away since you couldn’t see the potential behind them! But I sure did!

 
 

We got those bad boys off asap and look at the results! We did a trip on over to Ikea and grabbed the softest, creamy white goodness of curtains and draped them on a brass rod from Target Project 62!

The reason I went with this scheme was to completely compliment the view without taking anything away from it, which goes to my next thing! Hanging the curtains so they are only on one side of the window. This gives a luxurious look and minimal feel that you wouldn’t have with curtains on both sides of the window! This means you have to buy a rod that can withstand the weight without the middle bracket! But I am telling you guys, do this! It’s a simple change that won’t break the bank but seriously EVERYTHING you need.

This is the before, Bye bye.

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This is simply perfect and all for a nice weekend project! Heck yes!!

Why Adding Some Vintage is KEY

I feel like I'm never going to hear the words, "yes, I would love to spend top dollar for everything Em". Orrrr maybe you would but we totally believe in going thrift shopping and mixing with new! Lets talk about some serious character here!!

 
 

No one will have the same thing you have on that awesome bookshelf and guess what? They don't need to know that you got that entire top shelf for 20 bucks!! Now we can afford that Anthropologie pillow we are dying over because we bargained elsewhere 🙌🏻

Sometimes we don't give outdated pieces the time of day but just as in the world of fashion, WHAT COMES AROUND GOES AROUND! It's all in being confident with what you are pairing! 

Let's see here, the design world is at its best in the fact that things don't have to make sense! Let's be creative and not think rules here!! Oh goodness I can't tell you that enough. I think we can all agree that we want our homes cozy and inviting so lets bring some warmth in this way!

We went through and found some really cool pieces to pair together or just top off our shelves in our Two Gals Shop! Here is the inspiration behind our madness!

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Photo Cred in Order

Amber Interiors // Local Milk // Desire to Inspire // Two Gals Interiors // Two Gals Interiors // Pinterest

Check out our shop below whether your in the market for some fun pieces or just some inspo!! 

XOXO,

Em & Rora