Whimsical Window Treatment in the Box Room

Remember the box room? Yep, that little space I've been outfitting with odds and ends. Well, Im one step closer to calling it finished because I just diy'd a whimsical no sew window treatment that I just love. 2011DSC_0336Vintage letter roman shade window treatment.jpg

The best part is I did it with just $1 worth of new supplies plus other things I already had laying around the house. And yes, its incredibly ironic to have a no sew window treatment in a room with a sewing machine. What can I say? I like to keep you guessing :) 2011DSC_0315-EditVintage letter roman shade window treatment.jpg

As a little refresher, here is a reminder of what the room looked like pre and post renovation. Little Bedroom BeforeDSC_0029

It all started with the fabulous dressform the hubs surprised me with, then I turned a found door into a desk, then I hung a gallery wall with art I had saved over the years, and finally I layed down some Flor carpet squares to make a rug. It was almost there but the window was looking sparce. So what do you think of the window treatment? Want to make your own version? Stay tuned for the full tutorial and clipart download.


  1. Jill Stigs9:25 AM

    Very cool! That room is so gorgeous and looks so polished and collected over time. Great job!

  2. Strictly Simple Style9:27 AM

    "...things I already had lying around the house." Now that is music to my ears. It's always fun to see how someone used their creative juices to come up with a cost saving options rather than running out to buy something new. Your room looks great.

  3. Janice9:29 AM

    Oh you tease. I am crazy abut it. Can't wait to see how you did it.

  4. christine{bijouandboheme}9:32 AM

    I love how creative you are- this looks so pretty.

  5. Simple dwellings9:37 AM

    Beautiful space! The transformation is amazing. Cannot wait to see how you made the pretty window treatment!

  6. I love this! It is so cute. Will you do a tutorial on it... please?

    Romantic Domestic

  7. That's AWESOME. Ilove it....and can't wait to see the next post.


  8. please share the details - thanks

  9. DIANE DUDA10:18 AM

    GAh! I love it. Def staying tuned. :)

  10. Love it! I especially love that it was no sew! Can't wait for the tutorial.

  11. i love this it is amazing and I want one please......hurry up with the tutorial ha ha xxxx

  12. Katie from Ohdeedoh1:58 PM

    I will be sitting here with my browser window open to your blog until you post the tutorial.
    Dying of cuteness,

  13. Awesome! I love how this room is shaping up. All kinds of lovely things.

    And I have to say that looking at your gorgeous refinished floors NEVER gets old.

  14. Very cute! Do you find the door table hard to work on because it's not flat?

  15. So adorable!! I think it really works well in the room!

  16. MrsLimestone3:34 PM

    I do mean to get a piece of glass to lay on top but I haven't gotten around to it. It works fine as it is to cut fabric and sew on though so I haven't been in a rush.

  17. Kalanicut4:03 PM

    It's fantastic. Love what you done with that room and with so little expense. I am always impressed with creativity but creativity on shoestring budget is all the more noteworthy! Can't wait to see the tutorial!

  18. Wow, you should be proud of your creativity and ingenuity!

  19. Rachel4:11 PM

    Oh my goodness....LOVE that green chair!!!

  20. Beatricebecado11:32 AM

    I love it. I think it is really cool. It would look very neat in a world themed nursery. Just gorgeous.

  21. I really like this.


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