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How to Make Your Own Window Treatments on the Cheap

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

waterfall swag

The link to these fabrics is provided below - aren't they gorgeous?

I was watching FYH: For Your Home and thought they had a very cool DIY window treatment idea. The website doesn’t offer much information though – boo! Luckily, my memory isn’t so bad that I can’t expand on what info is already provided.

“A fast, easy, and inexpensive way to hang drapes is by stapling them to a 2Ɨ4 that is cut to fit your drape. Gather the material and secure as best you can with a staple gun. Screw an ā€œLā€ bracket into the 2Ɨ4 and then above or directly onto your molding depending on your desired length. Be sure to use a level and measuring tape when hanging your drapes!”

What I like about this window treatment design is that you don’t have to buy a ton of hardware. Although you may like going to a hardware store to ask for some tips.

What you need:

  • 2×4 board
  • Staple Gun or Stapler that can open flat
  • One curtain per board ... Read More