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Making Window Treatments

Making window treatments gives you the latitude to create the exact look you want. You can be as simple or elaborate in your creation as you want, and are able. Your creation can be made from scratch or by augmenting something you bought. Have fun and create a statement with your window treatment.

Do you want new window treatments, but either don't have the budget or can't find the window treatments you want? Making window treatments may be the answer to your dilemma. Some people may be fearful of the word "making", but in reality, there are options for everyone from the non-craftsy to the super-craftsy. You just need to use your imagination to create the look and feel that you desire for your windows and your room.

If you are not craftsy at all, you have several different options to making window treatments. Your first option is to purchase pre-made window coverings and then embellish and decorate them yourself. You can use rhinestones, beads, fabric scraps, ribbons, or anything else you heart desires to pep up a boring pair of curtains or a valance. Fabric glue will become your best friend as you do this.

Another non-crafty making window treatments option is to look around at materials like towels, placemats, cloth napkins, blankets and other items to see if you can make a window treatment from them. You can use fusible web that you iron, fabric glue, or even Velcro to turn these items into valances, cafe curtains or full sized curtains. All you have to do is to find something that catches your interest for a particular room, piece it together and hang them.

If you are craftsy, you will want to visit the fabric and craft stores to see what catches your eye for your windows. You are only limited by your imagination in your search, so go for it! Making window treatments can be quite simple and you can find patterns online or at the fabric store that you can use. After you make the window treatments with the fabric of your choice, then you can embellish them as you desire with cording, tassels, ribbon, or other items. This is great because you can make window treatments that enhance your room and give you a great deal of pride.

The great news is that you can find so many different fabrics that the only problem may be deciding which one that you want. It should be no problem to find fabrics that go with the decor in each room. You can make curtains, valances, or even window shades out of your fabric choice to instantly make your room and home look warmer and more inviting. Make the effort and you will have window treatments you enjoy.

Making window treatments for your home doesn't have to be scary. You only have to step out of your comfort zone and find items that appeal to you and then you will have the foundation for making window treatments for your home. Use your creativity and you are sure to have window treatments that will make your windows the focal point of the room. Your entire home will thank you for it.

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