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How to make Roman Shades

How to Make Roman Shades - dummies

Roman shades pull up in sections with the help of a traverse cord or Roman shade cord (both available at a crafts store). Roman shades look elegant and streamlined in either the up or down position. You’ve probably seen Roman shades starting at $65 or $75 apiece in window treatment catalogs. By following these instructions, […]

DIY Roman Shades @ Made2Style I can do this! Hate the look of those mini blinds, now I can get the look of Roman shades instead?!

DIY Roman Shades

It always feels great when you have your mind set on how you want something to look and then it all comes together. This is exactly what has happened with my entry way/porch area. I knew I wanted to put stripes on the wall but it was a matter of finally getting around to it. Once that was done and the porch was all cleared out I knew I had to make it something that was worth having. That's when I ordered my desk and watched the space slowly turn into what I had envisioned. I had my cream and…

Easy-and-Creative-DIY-Popsicle-Stick-Crafts-Ideas

45 Easy and Creative DIY Popsicle Stick Crafts Ideas - HERCOTTAGE

Can you stop your inner child from hopping out? No? Then satisfy your hunger for craft with these Easy and Creative DIY Popsicle Stick Crafts Ideas.

La Vida Leipprandt: Window Mistreatments: Re-covering an Old Roman Shade

Window Mistreatments: Re-covering an Old Roman Shade

I've finally (well almost) finished the baby's room! Yesterday B Daddy took the Squirt on a very long errand and challenged me to have the curtains done by the time they got home. Challenge accepted. And I must say I'm pretty stinking proud of my eight and three-quarters months pregnant self. Since I'd already spent waaaaaaaay too long making Roman shades the old-fashioned way for these windows once, I was heartbroken at the thought of abandoning them and going through the same torture to…

I have seen a picture online of a piece of garden art that was a giant daisy made from mini blind slats and sauce pan lids. They did not explain how to do it and I cannot really tell. Has anyone done this project or do you know how it is put together? It's adorable! Thanks so much!

Metal Flower Garden Art?

I have seen a picture online of a piece of garden art that was a giant daisy made from mini blind slats and sauce pan lids. They did not explain how to do it and I cannot really tell. Has anyone done this project or do you know how it is put together? It's adorable! Thanks so much!

Spray paint blinds to add pop. Interesting idea to spruce up ugly plastic blinds

Spray paint blinds to add pop. Interesting idea to spruce up ugly plastic blinds

DIY Burlap Roman Shades from Blinds | blesserhouse.com - A beautiful way to make pricey looking window shades for cheap!

DIY Burlap Roman Shades from Blinds

My mom keeps saying I need to write a Bless'er House blunders post. Mainly because I have so many hilariously awful project fails that y'all have never seen. And yesterday, I created a borderline project fail. You'll

Diva of DIY Shows Us How to Make Roman Shades on a Budget - YouTube

Diva of DIY Shows Us How to Make Roman Shades on a Budget

Diva of DIY Shows Us How to Make Roman Shades on a Budget

Old mini blinds are a great replacement for painters tape when you are doing quick painting touch ups. Use one slat at a time and switch out for a dry one on each new section.

12 Surprising Ways to Use Old Mini Blinds | Blinds.com

When you upgrade window treatments, the old blinds don't have to go straight to the trash! Here are 12 ways to use old mini blinds around the house.

Easy DIY small wooden crates made with louvered door slats and scrap lumber by MyRepurposedLife.com

DIY Wooden Crate | Easy Project | Shutter Slats

how to make a diy wooden crate using old shutter slats, paint sticks or slats from bi-folding doors. Step by step directions to do it yourself!

5 things to do with broken blinds. Basket storage, chandelier, plant labels, picture frame, convert to roman shades.

5 Things to Do with… Broken Blinds

Rather than kick your old shades to the curb, why not repurpose those window blinds into something new and wonderful? Here are five favorite project ideas.

Don't throw away old blinds, reuse them. There are so many ways to use them around the home. Check out these 25 Ways to Repurpose Old Blinds via Remodelaholic.com

25 Ways to Repurpose Old Blinds

[tps_header] Window treatments are an easily changed feature in a home. Whether you've had blinds hanging in your home or move into a home and take down old blinds, don't throw them out! There are

Update Vertical Blinds to Look Like Wood

Update Vertical Blinds to Look Like Wood

Have some plain vertical blinds you want to update? Here is a tutorial on how to update vertical blinds to look like wood.

5 Things to Do with… Broken Blinds

5 Things to Do with… Broken Blinds

Rather than kick your old shades to the curb, why not repurpose those window blinds into something new and wonderful? Here are five favorite project ideas.

Remodelaholic | 25 Ways to Repurpose Old Blinds

25 Ways to Repurpose Old Blinds

[tps_header] Window treatments are an easily changed feature in a home. Whether you've had blinds hanging in your home or move into a home and take down old blinds, don't throw them out! There are