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Home Accessories: Dish Towels as Curtains

Home Accessories: Dish Towels as Curtains

Always a good idea: linen tea towels serving as curtains. They look natural and airy, and we love decorating with things we already own. Here’s a roundup of some recently admired tea towel installations.

Above: Photo via the kitchn.

Above: Photo via Verhext.

Above: Here’s a clever idea for creating a casual window covering: tea towels stitched together to make an airy kitchen curtain (especially if you stick to like-colored towels). Photo by Polly Wreford.

Above: For the less motivated among us; an instant curtain idea (via photographer Simon Brown) involving an impromptu curtain rod, a square of linen (doesn’t even need to be hemmed), and a pack of wooden clothespins.

Here’s another take on light and airy curtains: Walls, Windows & Floors: Jewel-Toned Voile Curtains at Remodelista.

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2:15PM PDT on Apr 22, 2013

Ideas to try.

4:15AM PDT on Apr 22, 2013


10:28PM PDT on Apr 20, 2013

We like the idea of towels! These are cute! No ironing ever!
Thank You

2:07PM PDT on Apr 19, 2013

Good idea,Thanks for sharing

6:54AM PST on Dec 13, 2012

why didn't i think of that? :-)

10:30PM PST on Dec 12, 2012


5:19AM PST on Nov 28, 2012

Good idea!

5:08AM PDT on Aug 7, 2012

thanks for sharing

9:01PM PDT on Jun 21, 2012

Great Idea!! I can't wait to try! Plus tea towels can often be made of quite thick, durable fabric so this is great for winter - cuts out the cold while keeps the light coming in!! =)

7:40AM PDT on Jun 18, 2012


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