Ever since I painted my family room and breakfast room, my windows have been sitting there, looking pretty barren. I had an idea of what I wanted, but nothing had spoken to me, really. I love the look of a roman shade, but don't need the functionality of one since 1) we don't have any rear neighbors and 2) light control isn't an issue in this space.
Enter Faux Roman Shade Tutorial ala Imparting Grace. A great, no sew alternative for some fabulous roman shades. Brilliant!
Let's start with the
cheap low cost portion, shall we? The fabric.
I put together three faux roman shades with this tablecloth (four, if you count the one I mis-measured).
So, here's a refresher on what the windows used to look like:
And the after, with the faux roman shades. Love. them.
And here is the evolution of this room so far...
So many possibilities when you think outside of the box with fabric! I have a shower curtain that may be my next victim...