Most people choose to decorate their windows with traditional curtains, blinds, or fabric valances. But finding the perfect covering—one that blocks the sun, ensures a degree of privacy, and matches existing decor—can be tricky. As a solution, some homeowners opt for creating their own alternative window treatments, in the process saving money and injecting personality into their spaces. Check out 12 of our favorite DIY window coverings from around the Web.
Ways to Add Polish to Any Kind of Window Drapes Paired With Shades Hang floor-length curtains and a shade together for an even greater impact. We love this shade's cheeky kitchen-appropriate "EAT" detail. See more at Adventures in Decorating »