Sunday, January 30, 2011

Seeing Red

I have always liked red but have not used it in home decor until now. For over a year I had been thinking about a red gingham shower curtain for our main bathroom. Gingham shower curtains aren't easy to find, and the rare one I did find was not red. I considered making one but just hadn't devoted time to the project.

Along came December and the writing of Christmas gift suggestions to my sons and one daughter-in-law. I was looking for something at Target online and found a red shower curtain with white dots. Ooooh! Cuuute! My daughter-in-law ordered it for me. I had planned to leave my snowman themed curtain and towels up through mid to late February but I am tired of snow...the real stuff that is the cold that I am very tired of experiencing!

This post shows a bit of the blue that was in that bathroom along with the new round mirrors that I bought at Target. I do seem to spend a lot of time at that store, don't I?

I hung the new curtain, put new towels on the rack and added red dotted ribbons to the mirrors a few days ago.

The following day I went to Target to return child safety latches that would have prevented me from ever cooking again. Those dang things may warrant a post of their own one day but for now, I'll just say that my intent was to only return them and buy a package of disposable diapers. How I wound up in the bathroom towel and rug aisle is a mystery to me.  Photobucket But in my defense, just look how great my surprise find, the round rug, looks in the bathroom!
I've had calm curtains and decor in the past as well as cute (the snowmen who are out for a few months) but I don't think I've ever had anything this cheery. It makes me happy. I almost forget how dreary it is outside when I look at this bathroom.


Chatty Crone said...

Your bathroom is wonderful - bright and cherry. I love it.


LemonyRenee' said...

Oh, I love it! Who can be down in that bathroom? The round rug gives it just the right "wink." Good job.

Target has that affect on all of us, I'd say. I keep meaning to move my Rx from there -- evil geniuses!

Blondie's Journal said...

I love it, Knitty. It's nice to step out of the box sometimes when it comes to color. I leave my bathroom white so I can stick anything I want in there!

When my kids were small I always twisted rubber bands around the knobs on the lower cabinets to keep them out {if it is the cabinets you are worried about}. See if this works for you.