Urgh, curtains. Those lovely, but awful things we hang in our homes to dress our windows. Beautiful to look at, awful to maintain. They gather dust, their hooks and ties break, they get stuck after after many openings and closings, they fade like I do with age, they have to be taken down to be cleaned, they knock over every thing in a home like mine where a closed window doesn’t exist…need I go on? But nonetheless, me too, I have some curtains. While we live in the barn , restoring our home here at Coin Perdu, I have curtains serving as little closets under the wash basin, hiding those pipes and other uglies. Old kitchen towels bought at the brocantes serve as little curtains everywhere. They can be washed and rehung in a jiff, they are pretty, cost next to nothing and serve as playground for the cats. They suit me just fine, these miniature versions of a curtain. I’ll probably just move them over to the house later….along with the make-do bathroom sink which is concocted from an old wooden ladder lying around when we moved in. Our lives get simpler and simpler.
watercolor and dip pen with nib in Daler Rowney sketchbook, 21X29.7 cm
4 thoughts on “EDM art 3: – Curtains.”
Very little curtains here..let the sun shine in baby:)
Yay for no curtains monique! 🙂
Hi Ronelle, I couldn’t find this post again on EDM but wanted to say I love it – how charming those little dishcloth curtains must look in your country home, as is your sketch. Totally agree about curtains in general – ugh, wish we didn’t need them here, far too many of those looping, drooping, cat-and-dog smudged drapes around our house!
Thank you Cathy, oy lets get rid of those curtains! 🙂