Design Fixation: 10 DIY Alternatives To Traditional Curtain Panels


10 DIY Alternatives To Traditional Curtain Panels

Paint a design on plain old roller shades. Image found here.

Every time I try to switch out my window treatments, I get frustrated with the price and generic-ness (I know, that's not a word) of store-bought window panels. Why must we pay so much for a piece of fabric? So today I'm sharing ten unique DIY alternatives to curtain panels. Click "read more" to check them out.

Add greek key details to roman shades using this helpful tutorial. 

Cover your window with beautiful macrame like this. Get a how-to here.

Find out how to make your own simple roman shades using this handy tutorial.

Window film is another great DIY option. Get this grid patterned film here.

Or try my tutorial for simple no-sew valances (they hide mini-blinds, too!).

Build your own set of indoor shutters using this genius tutorial.

Or you could hang sheer fabric inside of embroidery hoops. Via.

Add barn door shutters to your windows using this great tutorial.

Or you could make a lace privacy screen which will still allow light in. Learn more here.

Looking for more curtain inspiration? Be sure to check out this popular post on modern curtain ideas.

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