Slide 1: DIY Roman Shade


This faux Roman shade, which was inspired by a mailing envelope, is made from a canvas drop cloth. The graphics were printed onto T-shirt transfer paper, ironed onto the drop cloth, and then distressed to create the vintage appearance. Because the designer didn’t need the shade to move up and down, the canvas was folded into pleats that were stitched in place.

13 DIY Window Treatments to Dress Up Your Space

Just as clothes make the man, the right dressings can make all the difference for your windows too. Whether your window overlooks a dramatic vista or merely your own backyard, the view will seem just a little bit sunnier framed by a beautifully designed window treatment. DIY window treatments run the gamut from fun to sophisticated, and you can find a style to suit any decor and budget. Don't worry if you aren't handy with a needle and thread—there are plenty of no-sew options. Depending on the size and location of your windows, some styles will work better than others, so click through our gallery to find the best idea for your own home.

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