Easy Window Treatments

No Sew Window Treatment: Relaxed Roman Shades

June 26, 2013
No Sew window treatment Relaxed Roman Shade

I have slowly been giving my mudroom a makeover. I am doing a little bit at a time. I started by painting the jelly cabinet, then painted the walls.  I am most excited by what I am going to do on the floor – more to come on that soon.  The last few days I […]

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No Sew Window Valance

February 18, 2013
Decorating Ideas for Baby and Kids Rooms

I hope you had a nice weekend. I spent it trying to get my computer fixed. I am happy to report it is now humming along again after many hours spent online and on the phone with the help desks at Adobe, Dell, and Carbonite.   As promised, I have an easy-to-make no-sew window treatment to […]

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Reverse Decorating: How I Made a Bed Canopy Window Treatment

October 24, 2012
How to make a window treatment bed canopy

I have shown you most of the rooms in my house and have tweaked a few since starting this blog, along with one full makeover of the upstairs hall bath.  Since I don’t know if I will be staying or moving from my house to wherever Ed gets a job – I have felt kind […]

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One Yard, No Sew Window Treatment –3 Ways

August 23, 2012
One Yard No Sew Window Shade - 3 Ways

I have another turquoise project for you today. It is one that uses fabric instead of paint.    I made a no sew window treatment for my daughter’s apartment bedroom using only 1 yard of fabric.  I wasn’t sure exactly what she was going to like or even need on the window, so I made the […]

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In An Instant: No Sew Window Treatment

March 1, 2012
No Sew Window Treatment using Sheets

This is truly the easiest no sew window treatment I have ever posted. It is done with a sheet, not a flat sheet that you see made into easy no-sew panels, but– a fitted sheet.  I found this set for $13.99 at Ross and bought it because I liked the pattern and plan to use […]

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What I Am Loving Now: Bare Windows

January 31, 2012
Windows are the smile of a house - printable

I have been assessing my house for the past few weeks trying to figure out what projects I need to do if we have to move and what projects I would love to do if we stay.     One thing I noted is that I see a trend happening in all of my rooms – I […]

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How to Make a No-Sew Paper Snowflakes Window Curtain

December 7, 2011
How to make a paper snowflake step by step tutorial

I am enjoying decorating my house for the holidays with snowflakes this year.  I like them for a few reasons.  1. They are white and go with anything   2. They can be used all winter long.  3.  I finally learned how to make a decent looking one with the help of Pinterest. I used my […]

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How to Make an Instant No Sew Window Treatment

October 10, 2011
How to make a no sew window valance

Once upon a time… after I graduated from college and before I was married is when I started working in retail display. It was in my first few years of  working in the field that I learned  the many tricks and tips on how to fake out decorating treatments.  This was back in the day […]

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How to Paint and Caulk Board and Batten

July 28, 2011
Thumbnail image for How to Paint and Caulk Board and Batten

It is getting there – the bathroom that I am redoing.  Only one coat of paint so far, but it looks transformed.  No more purple!   What a huge difference.  I am starting to see the fruits of my labor. Remember the purple? No more.  It is now tan and white – lots of beautiful white! […]

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Home Staging or Decorating Tips And Tricks – Part 2

May 2, 2011
How to make a no sew pillow

Here is the photo I left you with in Part 1 of my Home Staging and Decorating Tips & Tricks post. As promised here is Part 2.  I have three more tips and tricks to share with you and will show you the before and after photos of the rooms on the first floor of […]

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