my living room curtains

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

I get a lot of questions from people asking where I purchased my living room and kitchen curtains.  I can't help but chuckle because of the answer.

They're plain white, queen size, flat sheets from Target.  These, to be exact.  Yep.  That's it!  You see why I'm laughing now?!  I originally intended this to be a temporary fix, but it ended up growing on me and I decided to keep it.  Added bonus: If they get dirty I can just toss them in to wash with a little bleach.  Bada bing, bada boom.

Maybe the reason they look a little fancier is due to how I have them clipped.  I folded over the top hem of the sheet and created a couple of pleats every few inches with my fingers.  I held the pleats in place with a clip ring from the backside.  Pretty darn simple.

I don't pull these curtains shut (we use the blinds for privacy) so if you do, you might want to run a needle and thread through the pleat to hold it in place and even stitch it onto the ring for added security.

The first time I moved out of my parent's house I used black sheets as curtains in the place I was renting.  14 years later and not much has changed :D

LIVING ROOM SOURCES:  chairs // sofa // lumbar pillow // coffee table (similar look here) // metal accordion table // rug (no longer avail - similar here and here) // bamboo blinds // white drapes // DIY lacquer tray // 3 round mirrors (sold out - similar here) // glass candle holders (here and here)

KITCHEN NOOK SOURCES:  chandelier // DIY bleached wood table // chairs // DIY floor mirror // bamboo blinds // white drapes // basket // rug



  1. love it! what a great idea and clearly a crowd pleaser! :)

    1. It's funny the things that end up being popular. It's always the things I least expect!

  2. Replies
    1. Don't tell my grandmother, she would roll over in her grave :D

  3. Such a nice look for a great price! You can't beat that.

    1. Thanks, Shelley! I love it when a cheap plan works out :)

  4. It's like you've come full circle with using sheets as curtains ;-) This is so clever! No sew pinch pleats?! Pinch me.

    Man I adore those wood beams you have.


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