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Window Valance Ideas

Fabulous Window Valance Ideas Ready to dress your windows?  I've got some fantastic window valance ideas for you.  Most window valances do not require a ton of fabric.  This is one of the reasons I love them! When I am helping a client decide whether they need valances or long drapery panels, a few factors play a role in the decision.  Do they have pets or young children that may constantly entangle themselves in the long panels?  Would they rather have a more casual design? If the … [Read more...]

DIY Modern Kitchen Curtain

If you are looking for an EASY DIY modern kitchen curtain, then this one is it! Not only is this kitchen curtain easy, it takes less than a yard of fabric.  No, that isn't a misprint.  This curtain is called a box pleat curtain.  If you can sew a straight line, you can make these curtains. My mother taught me how to sew as a little girl.  Every summer we had to make a dress.  I didn't like sewing.  But, little did I know what a blessing it would be in my adult life!  You can save a ton of … [Read more...]

DIY French Curtain Rod

I have an easy and fabulous way to create your own DIY French curtain rod for $6 using Wal-mart rods!  What is a French curtain rod? A French curtain rod curves around to the wall.  It is a brilliant way to hide drapery hardware. I was recently giving my office a much needed makeover.  I needed four 36" rods, and one 75" rod.  Drapery rods are bloomin' expensive!  So, I opted for inexpensive Wal-mart rods for around $6 a piece.  The hardware looks horrible from the side!  I stood there … [Read more...]

Modern Window Treatments

I'm hosting a free GIVEAWAY video series on how to make three different types of valances.  Easy online video series with step-by-step instructions!  Winner announced October 29th!  Good luck! Ideas to give you inspiration on how to dress your windows Are you looking for modern window treatments to help you decorate your home?  Does the thought of trying to decide what type and style of drapes you want seem daunting? Deciding on draperies can be stressful.  It is a big investment to make, … [Read more...]

Swag Window Treatments You Can Make In An Afternoon!

  I'm hosting a free GIVEAWAY video series on how to make three different types of valances.  Easy online video series with step-by-step instructions!  Winner announced October 29th!  Good luck! Swag Window Treatment This is an EASY swag window treatments idea! I came up with this simple pattern a few years ago, and my clients love them! If you can sew a straight line, thread a needle, use a staple gun and drill, then you can make this curtain! If you are looking for beginning … [Read more...]