$5 Curtains – Life Hacks Tips

$5 Curtains


I have come up with a super easy way to make curtains, and for super cheap!

I made my curtains out of cotton sheets that I picked up at Wal-Mart.
Wal-Mart sells these twin size flat sheets for only $5! What a steal! You can’t buy curtains, nor fabric for that price. Plus they have several different colors and patterns to choose from. I picked white.

I came up with the idea to use sheets because I needed curtains for our sunroom. I love all of the windows in our sunroom, and really didn’t want to cover them up at all, but we do need the privacy. I wanted something lightweight and inexpensive and so I decided to use sheets.

I went to Wal-Mart and picked up 5 twin size sheets (1 panel for each window and the french doors). I pre-washed and ironed each sheet. Then I cut each one in half lengthwise. Next, I hemmed all of the raw edges with my sewing machine.

*Note – depending on the size of your window, you may choose not to cut the sheet in half. However, for an average size window like I have, 1 sheet cut in half will cover the window perfectly.

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source: thewickerhouse.blogspot.com