Paper flowers (cut from scrapbooking paper and attached with grommets) plus some lengths of ribbon and these cheap roller shades look like a million damn dollars. Love them!
Simpler yet equally fresh, are these rick-rack embellished shades:
Did you know you can spray paint roller shades? That's how Clare made her chevron shade.
A bit of glue adhered the fabric just to the edges of this roller-blind makeover.
If that last one was a bit too 'tame' check out this eye-popping fabric-covered blind (unlike the last project, the maker used spray adhesive to adhere the fabric to the entire shade):
One more 'textile' roller-shade, this time from Martha. What sets this one apart is that the existing shade was removed entirely, and a section of a map-printed table cloth was stapled on the roller. Clever and charming.
and magical at night: