I’m sure we all know that beautiful curtains make a huge impact on a room. A great set of curtains can pull a whole room together. But, man, are they expensive! So expensive, we didn’t even have curtains at all in our first house. Fortunately, I have since realized there are some really great ways to get exactly the kind of curtains you want without breaking the bank.
These are some of the best ideas around from some brilliant ladies who have figured out how to get gorgeous curtains without shelling out a ton of money. So if you have some naked windows needing a bit of love, here are some amazing DIY curtain ideas for you. Whether you want to prettify some inexpensive Ikea curtains, whip some up using drop cloths, or make your own using a favorite fabric, you’ll find some amazing inspiration here. Just click the pictures to visit the original sources and see the full tutorials.
Gorgeous color on these stenciled curtains from Design Par Deux
Sophisticated herringbone stenciled drapes from Just Between Friends
Or save even more and make your own stencil like Crazy Wonderful did!
Painted striped curtains from Lovely Etc. – that’s me!
Love this hand painted version from Smile and Wave
Leave your guests a message like Less than Perfect Life of Bliss
Or add some script to some drop cloth curtains like these from The DIY Show Off
Aqua Dyed Drop Cloth Curtains from Vintage Romance
I couldn’t find a source for these ombre curtains but I LOVE them.
A sweet Anthropologie knock off from Kojo Designs
Duct tape striped Curtains from Home Stories A to Z – now that’s creative!
One hour curtains from A Few of My Favorite Things – now that I could handle!
Or this simple no-sew version from Artsy Chicks Rule
And I love these two-toned back tab curtains from I Heart Naptime.
I don’t know about you, but I would love to have any of these in my own home. (Particularly the still curtain-less master bedroom – it might just be time to get on that).
Which ones are your favorite? I love them all but those aqua ombre ones might just be at the top of my list. Although I do really love that last pair too. What can I say, I just really love aqua. It’s a sickness.