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Simple & Classic DIY Curtains Rods

The editors of Remodelista have featured curtains hung from plumbing pipes and painted branches, but this may be the most novel solution yet: curtain rods fashioned from leather straps. Above: De…

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8 Patchwork Curtains to Make at Home

Admired recently: floaty, informal curtains made from patched-together linens. Here the editors of Remodelista rounded up eight examples that are easy to replicate, inspiring us all to get out our se…

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Create an Instant Alcove-Style Bedroom with Curtains

There's something wintry and Scandinavian about curtained beds (curtains were traditionally used to keep out drafts). The sense of enclosure is similar to an alcove. Here are four favorites from the e…

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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 installatio…

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Make A Simple Shower Curtain From A Sheet

Sometimes small, inexpensive decor is all it takes to perk up a room. Using a sheet for a shower curtain has long been a decorating secret, especially in coordinated master baths. With organic full si…

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Ahoy! DIY Decorating With Nautical Knots

If you are one of those people who think that ropes are just for jumping, think again. Rope, which is called line when used on boats, is essential to every sailor. Ropes are also a versatile DIY mater…

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No Sew Curtains and DIY Window Treatment Ideas

Let's talk curtains. Do you have them? I don't, unless you count a shower curtain. I do have a few bamboo shades, but mostly, I don't use window coverings because I live in the woods. A reader recent…

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Stay Warm, Sleep In: Green Window Treatments

Living deep in the woods, my family has enjoyed the luxury of not needing window treatments.  The only potential Peeking Toms we’re vulnerable to are curious squirrels, woodpeckers or atypically braze…

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Cool Curtains: Non-Toxic and Eco-Friendly

The great new book Green Guide: The Complete Reference for Consuming Wisely has some really sound advice for curtain-buying and I recommend you follow it for everything but the one thing I could never…

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