Save Money on Curtains–With Tablecloths!!!

After Jen from City Farmhouse added natural woven shades to the windows in her family room, she knew curtains were needed to contrast the woven texture. She finally narrowed her search to crisp white drapes, specifically Pottery Barn’s Belgian Linen Sheer Drapes. However, after bringing one home, Jen realized she just couldn’t spend $500 on […Read More]

Burlap Window Panels

I know I am not alone in saying that I love burlap and it’s price. The fact that I can get it for a couple of dollars a yard with a coupon makes me wonder why stores like Ballard are charging around $200 for one burlap panel. Sheesh! Alicia from Thrifty and Chic shows that you don’t have to pay those outrageous prices, not when you can make your own burlap curtains for $12, and that’s for two panels!

diy burlap curtains

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Stenciled Curtains

I am simply loving my new painted curtains and am not the only one who has had success with this money-saving option. Eleni from Fields of Basil wanted cheerful curtains with a splash of color and found them, but of course they came at a steep price. Instead, Eleni stenciled her own. I love the pattern she created!

stenciled curtains

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Petal Window Panels

Kirstin from Kojo Designs had loved the Tender Falls Shower Curtain at Anthropologie for months, so when her living room needed new curtains, she decided to make a drapery version. Kirstin says, “Even though the flutters are not low maintenance, the project is totally worth the work!” These curtains are simply too gorgeous! The “flutters” […Read More]

Ribbon Stripe Curtains

After seeing some curtains with ribbon stripe details in a Ballard catalog, Jeannie from Maxwell House Interiors couldn’t get them off her mind. She eventually decided it couldn’t be too hard to dress up her current panels with some ribbon. If you aren’t a seamstress, you will be happy to learn Jeannie’s no-sew method. Jeannie […Read More]

Modern Stenciled Curtains

Pamela from PB&J Stories used a stencil to create these stunning curtains with a modern design. She mixed acrylic paint with a fabric medium and then applied it to the panels with a foam roller. I simply love this pattern and give big time props to Pamela for a job well done. With the perfectly […Read More]