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25 Clever Window Treatment Ideas Under $25

You don't have to blow your budget to bring beautiful window treatments into your home. From pillowcases and bed sheets to Mason jars and placemats, check out these DIY ideas you can make for less than $25.

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Coffee Sack Curtains

When Donna of Funky Junk Interiors needed a window topper in her kitchen, she turned to an inexpensive and unexpected material — burlap coffee sacks that she embellished with stenciled typography. She created treatments for three windows for a grand total of $3, including hardware.

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Curtains That Hit the Nail on the Head

No one would ever believe that these curtains cost around $18, including hardware. Michael from Inspired by Charm found this cheery fabric on clearance and hung it using pieces of chain link hooked onto oversized nails.

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Placemat Valance

Lindsay from Makely School for Girls customized her windows by creating a scalloped valance out of 99-cent bamboo placemats. She transformed them with spray paint, a hot glue gun and some black ribbon.

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Simple + Chic

Window treatments don't have to be fussy. Karianne from Thistlewood Farms proves this by using a small piece of drop cloth trimmed with a bright pink grosgrain ribbon as a valance. Without pleats, ruffles or folds, this treatment is simple but chic.

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