How to Create Embellished Roller Shades
Turn basic roller shades into stylish window treatments by simply adding decorative trim.
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- roller shades
- decorative shade pulls
- upholstery trim (grosgrain ribbon, rick-rack, bullion fringe, pom-poms, etc.)
- temporary fabric pen
- fabric glue
- small brush
- tape measure
Gather Materials and Attach Pulls
Select roller shades, decorative shade pulls and trim. Attach pulls to center point of bottom shade edge.
Cut Decorative Trim
Lay trim on shade and cut to size, leaving one inch excess on each side.
Apply Fabric Glue
Brush fabric glue onto back side of upholstery trim. Tip: We used rick-rack but any similarly lightweight trim would work.
With just a few simple modifications, you can easily turn a basic bookshelf into a kid-friendly play workbench.