“Out with old, in with the new” this tagline never gets the same old thing with people’s creative ideas in upcycling home decors, including curtains. Old curtains should never go to waste; Need to recycle it in any way possible.
Since curtains are long strips of fabric, you can probably think of many potential projects out of them. Curtain fabrics are categorized as natural fabrics, synthetic fabrics, and blends known to be durable, so you won’t have to worry about their longevity during the process.
So get your pen and notes, and let’s breakdown the ways of reusing your outdated window treatment.
A bed canopy or outdoor canopy is an excellent way to reuse your old curtains. Sheer curtains are the best choice for this. You can attach the curtains to the ceiling using a rod, and they hang down over the bed and would make a gorgeous makeover or look in your bedroom or outdoor canopy.
DIY Curtain Market Bag
Since curtains are typically long, creating a market bag from it is way possible. The printed fabric is the best fabric to use to have a stylish look. You can use it to put your groceries from the supermarket—another way of minimizing the use of plastics. You can wash the bag when it gets stained every after use, and you can make three market bags from one curtain.
DIY Pillow Covers and slipcovers
They are the easiest way and the least expensive DIY projects to do from old curtains. You can use all of your old curtains, especially with fabric bright colours and prints.
Most of the homeowners would change pillow covers and slipcovers every week or two weeks to stay clean. Instead of purchasing dozens of covers, create your own to save money. You can customize or make use of your artistic side for your pillow and slipcovers.
DIY FACE MASKS
Covid-19 brings anxiety and sickness to every one of us. The act of going out becomes a debate in our nation. As advised to stay at home at all times, and if we are about to work or get our daily needs, we were mandated to wear masks for our protection.
An excellent way to reuse your old curtains is to cut them into fashionable and cute face masks. Curtains are usually long with different fabric types. If we could use one curtain, we can probably make 20 masks. We can use different masks for everyday use, and at the same time, we can share it with our family members.
Create a kids’ fort
Your kids would be pleased and feel ecstatic that you would build them a fort using your old curtains. Why would you buy a costly defense when you can make one? You can ask your little ones to help you out build their fort so they can have an idea to make one on their own.
Aprons for you and your Kids
Sharing hobbies and interests with your children is the cutest thing to see. Most of the children are curious and would always imitate what their parents are doing.
If you and your children are interested in gardening, baking, or even painting, aprons are useful for avoiding soaking your clothes with dirt. Have fun with your kids while wearing your comfortable DIY aprons.
Whatever DIY projects you are doing, for sure, it would turn out the finest knowing that you made it by yourself and the fact that you save plenty of money too.