Fast Fix: Kids Rooms

How to Create Embellished Roller Shades

Turn basic roller shades into stylish window treatments by simply adding decorative trim.

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Made in the Shade

Materials Needed:

  • roller shades
  • decorative shade pulls
  • upholstery trim (grosgrain ribbon, rick-rack, bullion fringe, pom-poms, etc.)
  • temporary fabric pen
  • fabric glue
  • small brush
  • scissors
  • tape measure
  • ruler
  • screwdriver

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.

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