There’s nothing better than hanging brand new curtains but many homeowners are unsure what to do with their old curtains. Often they’re still in great shape but simply don’t fit in with the décor anymore. Half Price Drapes is here with four ideas to help you upcycle your old curtains.
1. Rope off a little privacy
You can use curtains to create unique little private areas within your home. Do you have a corner that’s not being used? Part of a room that’s just empty space? Use curtains to create your own reading nook, an office nook, or even turn one large room into two small rooms. All you need to do is hang your curtains between your private space and public space.
2. Top off a table
Curtains can make an incredible table even more amazing. Depending on both the size of the table and the size of the fabric it may work as a tablecloth or a simple table runner. Some may require sewing to get them the perfect shape but with others you can simply drape a drapery panel over your table and bask in how perfect it looks.
3. Rethink your bedroom
Canopy beds are amazing but creating a similar look with ceiling curtains can be even more dramatic and fantastic. The end result is whimsical, cozy, and a unique style. This works for both adults and little girls and is especially fun with sheer curtains. Just install a curtain rod from the ceiling and hang your sheets around your bed.
4. Conceal clutter
Don’t you wish you could magically get rid of clutter? What if you could hide the shelf that holds your laundry detergent and dryer sheets? What if your craft room could look organized without buying a billion shelves? Just cover these cluttered areas with curtains! It’s a very simple solution. When you’re using these areas you can keep the curtains open but when company comes and you want to give them the idea that your home is an organized oasis, just pull them closed.
Half Price Drapes has hundreds of options in everything from patterned drapes to sheer panels. Buy brand new curtains – for less – and then find your own unique ways to upcycle your current curtains. You can even order free swatches to check out our fabrics before you buy them.