Most people choose to decorate their windows with traditional curtains, blinds, or fabric valances. But finding the perfect covering—one that blocks the sun, ensures a degree of privacy, and matches existing decor—can be tricky. As a solution, some homeowners opt for creating their own alternative window treatments, in the process saving money and injecting personality into their spaces. Check out 12 of our favorite DIY window coverings from around the Web.
Reserved for Heather Custom Made Gray Faux Roman Shade Lined Storm Grey Damask Mock Roman Valance
Serene Blue & Gold Bedroom Designer Kelley Proxmire used 150 yards of luxurious fabric and trim to create a space for the D.C. Design House that is “warm, welcoming, and enveloping.” The bedroom’s centerpiece is the upholstered headboard tucked into billowing canopy treatment. The playful robin’s-egg-and-ivory pattern ties the pillows, linens, and bedskirt together.
Shimmering Espresso swag valance curtain set Indulge yourself with this fabulous espresso colored valance curtains, where twinkling light bounces off the smooth fabric, luxurious yet subtle. Embroidery trims along the inner side of curtain panels shape the curves elegantly, echoing the wavy double-layered gold cascade tails.