Make over your windows in just one weekend. Start with ready-made panels, then customize the look with a few simple embellishments you fashion yourself from everyday household items.
- Bulldog clips give this grey silk-linen panel a fun twist. Affix the steel cable hardware to the frame, then clip the fabric to the wire, leaving a two-inch fold between each clip.
- Give a summery, lightweight curtain beachy flair by stitching a border of mother-of-pearl buttons across the bottom of the rod pocket.
- Use antique butter pats, tiny plates used to serve butter, as holdbacks. Many butter pats, popular during the Victorian era, can be found at antiques shops or auction sites for under $10. To do: Place a three-inch flathead screw through the hole in a fender washer, making sure the washer and screw head are flush. Attach the fitted hardware to the back of the butter pat with epoxy glue; let dry. Then affix to the wall or window molding where desired.
Quick Weekend Home Projects
Victorian Curtain Tiebacks
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