When we moved in last year, I knew right away that I would want to do something to replace the vertical blinds. They were noisy, they were bland, they were broken in a couple of places. Not good.
Now, they've been replaced with a simple curtain that I love. They are easy to open and close, and they let a bit of light shine through without being see-through.
To create the curtains, I used:
- 1 drop-cloth ($15 for a 4x15ft cloth), cut in 1 / 2 to create 2 panels
- 2 yards of fabric for the border ($10)
- Curtain rod ($20)
- Curtain clips ($15)
Not bad at all for a window treatment that completely transforms our dining room from a dreaded eyesore into a space I love.
If you have vertical blinds that you want to replace, try making your own drop-cloth curtains. They are super easy - and they look amazing.
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