How To: Customize Roman Shades.

by Chris Gardner

How To: Customize Roman Shades.

Every television design show lauds the ease of the basic Roman shade, which can be endlessly customized. Well, fine, but I still don't know how to make one...and those strings intimidate me.

Luckily, I have Jennifer's how-to from Apartment Therapy. "Jennifer took simple, plain and inexpensive Roman shades from Target and completely transformed them with a graphic patterned fabric from IKEA — providing customized window coverings on a...

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Need Your Clever Ideas

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

We just made a clean sweep of the greenery and holiday stuff and the same old dilemma is staring me in the face.  I won't divulge how long we've lived in this house, but will share that I have never been able to figure out what to do with these two big sliding glass monsters.  The first image is looking from the front hallway right on through the dining room and smack dab onto the porch.  The second image is in the breakfast area off of the...

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