DIY Before and After - Curtains in the Kitchen

Since renovating the stall into a kitchen last year, I have waited to finish up the last details....mostly because I could not decide what I wanted.  Part of me wanted a traditional Italian treatment -- curtains -- to cover the shelves under the work surfaces.  Part of me wanted wood doors or even slick stainless. 
I finally decided to go with a traditional treatment with a modern twist. Curtains, but made from a sweet, modern patterned fabric and without a lot of "schnik-schnack" as they say in Germany.  Simple, with contemporary twisted wire as the hanging system.  I got the wire at the "fai da te" shop here in Acqui as well as the hooks, and I made the curtains.  Here are the before and after results: