Simple Charming Inexpensive Blackout Curtain Makeover

Blackout curtains are great if you sleep best in a dark room. However, room darkening curtains tend to be bland. Not any more! We’ll show you how to do a simple charming and inexpensive blackout curtain makeover using some felt and fabric glue! Free pattern included!

If you’re someone like me who needs a pitch black room to sleep you probably use room darkening or blackout curtains. I’ve used these for years and while they are fairly cheap they’re also pretty plain. I’ll show you how to do a simple charming and  inexpensive blackout curtain makeover with a bit of felt and some fabric glue. Free patterns included!

I wanted my curtains to match the bedspread I already had which was a darling fox print. I’m no artist but I can draw basic shapes so I looked at my bedspread and drew a few of the simplistic flower designs on it to use for my pattern. Then I chose three felt colors that matched. You can do the same or just use basic flower or geometric shapes. If you still have Trouble Sleeping Try these 15 Ideas and also check out our DIY No Sew Sleeping Masks.

Supplies

ITEMS SHOWN IN PHOTOS & OTHER FOXY IDEAS

Pattern Download

If you're someone like me who needs a DARK bedroom to get a good nights sleep you may use blackout curtains. I've done this for years now and while they are fairly inexpensive, they're also pretty plain. I'll show you how to do a simple charming and  inexpensive blackout curtain makeover with a bit of felt and some fabric glue. Free patterns included!

Instructions

I’ve used room darkening blackout curtains for years because I need my bedroom to be pitch black when I sleep. They run about $15 or a more a set for any size and come in a variety of colors. However, they tend to be just plain fabric. So I wanted to spruce mine up. Blackout curtains are great if you sleep best in a dark room. However, room darkening curtains tend to be bland. Not any more! We’ll show you how to do a simple charming and inexpensive blackout curtain makeover using some felt and fabric glue! Free pattern included!

All you need to add some style to your curtains is a few sheets of felt and some fabric glue. I created our own simple patterns to match my darling bedspread. But you can use any shapes!
If you're someone like me who needs a DARK bedroom to get a good nights sleep you may use blackout curtains. I've done this for years now and while they are fairly inexpensive, they're also pretty plain. I'll show you how to do a simple charming and  inexpensive blackout curtain makeover with a bit of felt and some fabric glue. Free patterns included!

This is my bedspread. Awesome, huh? The little fox came with the set. I wanted my curtains to tie in with this design. (Fox Bedspread set)Blackout curtains are great if you sleep best in a dark room. However, room darkening curtains tend to be bland. Not any more! We’ll show you how to do a simple charming and inexpensive blackout curtain makeover using some felt and fabric glue! Free pattern included!

I took some white paper and hand sketched some basic flowers and leaf shapes from my bedspread. Feel free to use whatever shapes you wish for your own curtains. These shapes are in the download provided. They would look great in any room or you can make your own.
If you're someone like me who needs a DARK bedroom to get a good nights sleep you may use blackout curtains. I've done this for years now and while they are fairly inexpensive, they're also pretty plain. I'll show you how to do a simple charming and  inexpensive blackout curtain makeover with a bit of felt and some fabric glue. Free patterns included!

Cut out the shapes. If you're someone like me who needs a DARK bedroom to get a good nights sleep you may use blackout curtains. I've done this for years now and while they are fairly inexpensive, they're also pretty plain. I'll show you how to do a simple charming and  inexpensive blackout curtain makeover with a bit of felt and some fabric glue. Free patterns included!

Lay or pin your pattern pieces onto the felt. You can trace them with marker or for the simpler shapes you can hold them while you cut. If you use a marker make sure to glue the drawn side face down.  If you're someone like me who needs a DARK bedroom to get a good nights sleep you may use blackout curtains. I've done this for years now and while they are fairly inexpensive, they're also pretty plain. I'll show you how to do a simple charming and  inexpensive blackout curtain makeover with a bit of felt and some fabric glue. Free patterns included!

Cut out the pieces from the felt.  If you're someone like me who needs a DARK bedroom to get a good nights sleep you may use blackout curtains. I've done this for years now and while they are fairly inexpensive, they're also pretty plain. I'll show you how to do a simple charming and  inexpensive blackout curtain makeover with a bit of felt and some fabric glue. Free patterns included!

Small simple shapes can be layered so you can cut out multiple pieces at a time.
If you're someone like me who needs a DARK bedroom to get a good nights sleep you may use blackout curtains. I've done this for years now and while they are fairly inexpensive, they're also pretty plain. I'll show you how to do a simple charming and  inexpensive blackout curtain makeover with a bit of felt and some fabric glue. Free patterns included!

You decide how many of each item you want and where you want them.If you're someone like me who needs a DARK bedroom to get a good nights sleep you may use blackout curtains. I've done this for years now and while they are fairly inexpensive, they're also pretty plain. I'll show you how to do a simple charming and  inexpensive blackout curtain makeover with a bit of felt and some fabric glue. Free patterns included!

Lay out your felt pieces onto the curtain where you would like them then start gluing them on with fabric glue. If using our pattern you will layer the flowers as shown.If you're someone like me who needs a DARK bedroom to get a good nights sleep you may use blackout curtains. I've done this for years now and while they are fairly inexpensive, they're also pretty plain. I'll show you how to do a simple charming and  inexpensive blackout curtain makeover with a bit of felt and some fabric glue. Free patterns included!

If you're someone like me who needs a DARK bedroom to get a good nights sleep you may use blackout curtains. I've done this for years now and while they are fairly inexpensive, they're also pretty plain. I'll show you how to do a simple charming and  inexpensive blackout curtain makeover with a bit of felt and some fabric glue. Free patterns included!

If you're someone like me who needs a DARK bedroom to get a good nights sleep you may use blackout curtains. I've done this for years now and while they are fairly inexpensive, they're also pretty plain. I'll show you how to do a simple charming and  inexpensive blackout curtain makeover with a bit of felt and some fabric glue. Free patterns included!

If you're someone like me who needs a DARK bedroom to get a good nights sleep you may use blackout curtains. I've done this for years now and while they are fairly inexpensive, they're also pretty plain. I'll show you how to do a simple charming and  inexpensive blackout curtain makeover with a bit of felt and some fabric glue. Free patterns included!

Allow the curtains to dry flat overnight then hang them! These would most likely need to be dry cleaned depending on the glue used.If you're someone like me who needs a DARK bedroom to get a good nights sleep you may use blackout curtains. I've done this for years now and while they are fairly inexpensive, they're also pretty plain. I'll show you how to do a simple charming and  inexpensive blackout curtain makeover with a bit of felt and some fabric glue. Free patterns included!

Blackout curtains are great if you sleep best in a dark room. However, room darkening curtains tend to be bland. Not any more! We’ll show you how to do a simple charming and inexpensive blackout curtain makeover using some felt and fabric glue! Free pattern included!

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Blackout curtains are great if you sleep best in a dark room. However, room darkening curtains tend to be bland. Not any more! We’ll show you how to do a simple charming and inexpensive blackout curtain makeover using some felt and fabric glue! Free pattern included!

Blackout curtains are great if you sleep best in a dark room. However, room darkening curtains tend to be bland. Not any more! We’ll show you how to do a simple charming and inexpensive blackout curtain makeover using some felt and fabric glue! Free pattern included!

 

 

 

 

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