Dorm Room Ideas

Customize Ready-Made Curtains With Ribbon Trim

Use fun pom-pom trim and colorful ribbons to update an inexpensive pair of ready-made curtains into a custom decoration for your dorm room.

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Materials Needed:

  • pair of white ready-made curtains
  • fabric glue
  • pom-pom trim (6x the width of one curtain)
  • three kinds of ribbon (each length should be 8x the width of one curtain)
  • scissors

Add Pom-Pom Trim

Lay one curtain on a flat surface. Put a line of fabric glue on the curtain 5 inches from the top edge (Image 2). Stick the pom-pom trim onto the line of fabric glue (Image 3).

Add Thin Ribbon Trim

About 4 inches from the pom-pom trim, add another line of fabric glue all the way across the curtain (Image 1). Stick a solid, thin ribbon onto the line of glue (Image 2).

Add Wide Ribbon Trim

Put another line of fabric glue underneath the previous ribbon (Image 1). Stick a wide, solid ribbon onto the line of glue (Image 2).

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