Hi everyone! I finished the curtains for the front room...
The windows in our new house are gigantic and I had been looking for a window treatment solution since the day we moved in. We needed about 108" long curtains; that length is VERY difficult to find! I ended up using Walmart tablecloths (that were solid black and solid white) for the fabric. The tablecloths were only $3 a piece, so each panel came to about $6 total. The Nester and The Yellow Cape Cod's curtains served as my inspiration.
I plan on leaving the walls white; most of the room is a hodge podge of craft supplies and kids' toys. That is a recipe for a room that is both boring and messy. I knew I would need something bold here to distract from the chaos and basic lack of decor in the room!
I love how they coordinate with the newly framed photo canvases
here are the tablecloths.
I took the tablecloths, cut them into 16" strips and sewed them together alternating the black and white stripes. All in all, the project took about 5 hours.
The curtain rods are from Hobby Lobby and the rings and clips are from IKEA. I never imagined I would be able to treat these windows for such a small amount of money.
What do you think? Do they look like $6 drapes? Is the bold design too much for the room? Let me know in the comments!
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