Curtains have been around for centuries, but they have come a long way from where they started. They come in all shapes, sizes, designs, and patterns. But at the end of the day, they’re still just a long piece of fabric hanging from a rod. So why are these curtains so ridiculously overpriced, then? I will never forget when I forged my own path and got my very first apartment. I couldn’t wait to decorate, and one of the items I was most excited to pick out were my curtains. I have always had this thing for curtains. I really love what a little drapery can do to a room. So I headed out to the home decor store and I picked out the most beautiful “pair” of curtains. They matched my room and my bedspread perfectly. Theses curtains were a tad on the pricey side, but I thought they were well worth it. Well, imagine my dismay when I got home and realized that I had just spent a small fortune and I had ONE lousy panel to show for it. I couldn’t believe it. Why the heck do they sell ONE panel? How was I to know they sell curtains by the panel? That is so dumb! Not to mention that I just blew my whole decor budget on (yes, I will say it again) ONE panel. But lesson learned, I guess. I have never forgiven curtains since. Okay, a little dramatic, but still — I felt so betrayed!
Curtains don’t have to break your bank anymore, and you can still get that interior design look on a budget. There are tons of ideas just floating around on the internet, and I have complied a list of some amazing curtain hacks to help you out. Let us know if you have any curtain hacks up your sleeve!