The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and you are looking for a fun weekend project! Need to update your living room? Wanting some privacy in the bedroom? Looking for a way to class things up in the kitchen? You will be completely surprised how much a room can change by the addition or upgrade of curtains!
Curtains can make all the difference but going out and buying new ones is a little too ordinary for you. You need something unique, something that you can brag about, something… uniquely handmade!
Designing and creating your new curtains is a ton of fun and will really allow you to customize and personalize them to your home's color scheme and your own personal desires.
Below are 60 DIY curtain projects that you can brag about!
Ombre is never going out of style (at least in my opinion) these DIY curtains look gorgeous with just a touch of dip-dyed color.
2. Grommet Curtains
I especially love the unique fabric that was used in this design! These grommet curtains are super easy to make and look stylish!
3. Bright and Bold
When designing your new living room curtains, have fun with the fabric you use! Fun, bold and bright patterns are recommended.
4. Extra Long
Leave the length of your DIY curtains a little bit longer than you would normally think for an elegant look.
5. Roman Shade
Maybe instead of sliding curtains, you'd prefer a beautiful roman shade that you can adjust with the setting of the sun.
6. Macrame Curtains
Get the bohemian look that you've been so desperately wanting and macrame yourself some stylish curtains!
7. Updated Sheer Curtains
Update your plain sheer curtiains by adding some fabric at the top to give it a special two-tone look.
Super fun and super cute! This is a bit of a more challenging project but in the end, it's so worth it!
9. Greek Key Curtains
Wow! How luxurious do these Greek key curtains look? Your friends won't believe you when you tell them that you made them yourself!
10. Blackout Curtains
When it's time to watch a matinee movie or take an afternoon nap on the couch you're going to need something serious to block out that sun!
11. Spotted Curtains
Add some authenticity and pizazz to your boring white curtains with something as simple as contrasting black spots!
12. Burlap Coffee
Head on down to your local coffee shop and start begging them for those used burlap coffee sacks so you can design your new kitchen curtains!
13. Bleached Drop Cloth
Do your dark and sad curtains need a bright and happy update? Bleach can help save the day and your living room design!
14. Custom Lined
There's nothing better than custom! You will be really surprised at how you will still be able to produce a gorgeous outcome, even with a lack of sewing skills.
15. Pom-Pom Curtains
Add some trim to your curtains with some fluffy and fun pom-poms! Your little girl will love this update to her bedroom!
17. Royal Blue
Can you believe these curtains are a no-sew DIY curtain project? I know it's hard to believe but you gotta check it out!
It's party time in your little girls bedroom! Add some confetti to her boring curtains and make reading by the window fun!
19. Pom-Poms Galore
Pom-poms are just one of those things that instantly make you smile! They are so fluffy and fun and should be in your everyday life!
20. Pergola Curtains
Have you set up your summer pergola yet? Well, I highly recommend adding some curtains so you can create a little extra shade when needed! And have a look at our outdoor bed ideas for extra incentive.
21. Two Toned
Add some depth and dimension to a simple white or sheer curtain by adding an extra tone.
I think i'm in love! This super cute, fun, hippy idea is definitely inspiring the creative part of my brain to get to crafting!
23. Ruffled Bottoms
By just adding a special touch to even the bottoms of your curtains you can give them a whole new and fresh look!
24. Gold Embellished
Wow! This DIY blogger has really outdone themselves with this elegant and classy gold embellished DIY curtains!
25. Vintage Scarves
Okay, where are my cute vintage charm lovers at? These are the absolute perfect curtains for your retro home!
26. Ruffled Burlap
In this DIY curtains project, we've got the perfect marriage between two of our favorite design elements; burlap and ruffles!
27. Beaded Curtain
While the idea of this curtain isn't necessarily to block out the sun it looks beautiful hanging in a doorway as a special decor piece!
Bold stripes are a wonderful way to update old curtains. The royal blue in these DIY curtains gives it a special nautical feeling which is great for a lake cabin!
29. White Dots
It's simple and it's subtle but it makes a lovely effect with something as minimalistic as soft white dots on a soft white curtain.
30. No-Sew Pom-Poms
Another DIY pom-pom curtain project! Only this time there is no-sewing involved. Just get out your iron and plug it in!
These gorgeous flutter curtains are a clever knock-off project for a cheaper version of a very expensive store-bought curtain.
32. Sharpie Stained
Have fun with your kids and let them design and draw all over their own bedroom curtains! This will keep them busy for hours!
Use pretty stencils to get exactly the pattern you're looking for, and exactly the color you need!
34. Tie Dye
I am a huge tie-dye fan so you can imagine how excited I was when I found this totally awesome DIY curtains project!
35. Basket Weave
So stylish, so pretty, so classy, and so easy! You can update any old curtain with a charming basket weave!
36. Wood Beam and Lace
Curtains aren't just for the window! They can add an extra whimsical charm to any space in your house with a bit of creativity!
37. Vintage Pillowcase
I love when clever people get creative! That's when they come up with awesome ideas like using a vintage pillowcase as a bathroom curtain.
38. Fabric Trimmed
Upgrading old curtains with a fresh new look could be exactly the special touch you're looking for in order to improve your room design.
39. No-Sew Greek
Here's another Greek curtain DIY but this time aimed towards those with a serious lack of sewing skills (like myself!)
Got a tablecloth that you love so much you just can't bare to watch it get dirty? Here's another use for it!
41. Cafe Curtains
Super cute I know! These darling DIY cafe curtains will actually make washing the dishes pleasurable (I hope!).
42. Easy No-Sew White
The name says it all really. If you are looking for something minimalistic, simple and pretty these are the curtains for you to make!
Honeycomb smocking can be quite a daunting task and may take some time to get into the groove but it has a lovely outcome!
44. 5 Minute
Got a tight schedule but just can't handle that blazing sun? These DIY curtains only take 5 minutes to make!
45. Easy Breezy
Making your own curtains doesn't have to be a difficult task… It can be as simple as this Ikea hack.
46. Polka Dot Kitchen
The cutest cafe curtains you've ever seen! I love these monochrome curtains against the pretty baby blue counters!
Sew yourself a happy patchwork curtain for the window on your door or for over your kitchen sink.
48. Sink Curtains
Looking for a way to cover up and hide all that mess under your kitchen sink? DIY monochromatic curtains!
Now here's a super fun project! These ginger flower stenciled applique curtains are a must-make!
50. Backtab Curtains
Backtabs make it easy to slip your curtains into your curtain rod and keep things tidy and in place.
51. Potato Stamped
You just may obsess over this awesome crafting technique! Once you potato stamp you never go back!
52. Dalmatian Print Roller Shades
These dalmatian painted shades are just way too cute! They will add that extra special WOW to an empty room.
Bold, bright, and beautiful. These soft watercolor curtains will make you adore hanging out in the den.
54. Bed Sheet Curtains
Can't find that perfect fabric you're looking for for your new curtains? Try looking in the bed sheet aisle!
55. Constellation Curtains
Study the constellations as you delicately paint them onto your new living room curtains.
Want to really impress your guests? Craft up some of these gorgeous marble-painted curtains and brag away!
57. Ribbon Striped
Everything is better with a silky ribbon to finish it off! Adding stripes to your sheer curtains can be as simple as gluing on some ribbon!
58. No Paint Black and White
No paint? So how can you get those cute black squares on your ordinary white curtain? Heat transfer vinyl!
Is there anyone out there that doesn't love a fluffy ruffly tassel? I'd really be interested to know!
60. Ombre Ikat
The perfect way to add color, design and an eye-catching pattern to a reading nook or bedroom.
Block out the sun but bring in the fun! These cute, simple, fancy and charming designs show how curtains can really change and add to the look of a room. Go for something vintage to get that romantic feeling or something heavy-duty that is functional. Tie-dye your way to a colorful room or keep things simple with a fluttery sheer curtain.
Whatever your taste, there is a DIY curtain design out there for you! Follow the project step-by-step or go off the rails and change things up as you go. There are no limits when you create your own pieces. So let's start crafting!