10 Easy DIY Window Treatment Ideas

Give your window treatments a custom look with these easy DIY ideas.

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November 25, 2014

Painted Linen Curtains

Use your basic painting skills to add a vintage feel to plain white linen curtains.

Repurpose Bed Sheets

You don't have to be a master seamstress to make these ombre ruffled curtains. With basic sewing skills and an iron, you can get a designer look.

Vintage Doorknob Tieback

Add an unexpected aspect to your window treatments by using vintage door knobs as tiebacks. This cost-effective idea will be the focal point of the room.

Stenciled Monogram Valance

With just a few supplies, you can give your valance a custom look with a stenciled monogram.

No-Sew Pennant Valance

To make this sporty window treatment, simply tie pennants made from felt for a fun addition to a kid's room. No sewing required!

Gold Chain Tieback

Add some sparkle to a room with gold chain curtain tiebacks. Spray a heavy weight chain in your color of choice to add visual appeal to your windows.

Stenciled Draperies

Transform ordinary draperies into the exact look you want with stencils and spray paint.

Leather Belt Tieback

Turn your window treatments into a fashion statement by using an old leather belt to tie back your curtains. Use solid belts or mix and match patterns for an eclectic look.

Knotted Chiffon Cafe Curtains

If you can tie a knot, then these flowy cafe curtains will be a breeze to make. This project only requires chiffon fabric, a curtain rod and scissors.

Neck Tie(back)

You probably have several old neck ties lying around. Repurpose them as curtain tiebacks to add a masculine look to any room.

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