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Roman Shades Are So Expensive...Here's How To DIY Them For A Fraction Of The Cost

NOVEMBER 21, 2015  —  By Amanda Black  
Amanda Black

Amanda Black

Amanda hails from the great state of Maine. In the past, she's written for sites like TheKnot.com, ShermansTravel.com, and Thrillist.com. On ViralNova, you can catch her covering animal cuteness, travel, DIY tricks, and everything in between!

When it comes to keeping light out, heat in, and prying eyes from seeing what goes on behind closed doors, there are few things that do it all. But Roman shades are one of them! If you've never considered purchasing the chic, cloth window coverings because of the hefty price tag, check out this simple DIY:

With just a few materials, you can make them yourself!

You'll need: white faux wood blinds, thick upholstery fabric, a pencil, scissors, Mod Podge, a foam brush, clothespins, a tape measure, and an iron.


You can customize them with any fabric design, and they do everything boring, ugly blinds do -- and then some!