Guest Bedroom / Home Office Update (Window Treatments)

We’re workin’ away on Kev’s office/our guest bedroom this week, but I thought I’d share a quick post about the window treatments we’re using in the room. We bought some blinds (on sale at Home Depot) several months ago and we were finally able to install them this past weekend…

We dug out an old curtain rod (from Walmart) that had been living in a messy closet for the past couple of years, and popped that bad boy up there, too…

The curtains came from Ikea (Lenda – $19.99/pair) and it’s crazy how much they instantly softened up the room! I’ll be back soon with a post about the light fixtures we’re using in the room. Those suckers instantly made it feel less like a construction zone, and more like an actual bedroom/office, too!

Little by little, bit by bit…

PS – Wanna see how it all started? Here are the links to our previous posts about this room:

5/8/12- Wall Color

5/21/12- Closet Doors

5/23/12- Closet Construction

5/25/12- Closet Construction (2)

5/28/12- Closet Update and Ceiling Construction

5/30/12- Trim

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  1. Kathy says

    Love the progress on your room–it gives me inspiration. Can’t wait for the lighting info!

  2. Jude says

    those teeny tiny doors are just t-o-o-o-o cute! Also, please get a lush bubble bar for Maddox sometime – on me! love ya’!

  3. Frances says

    I’ve always wanted to use those types of blinds in my living room but, I worry that you would be able to see into the house through them at night. Do these give you guys privacy at night?

    • Kris says

      Wondering about the curtains – you bought the tab tops and cut them? Did you have to sew anything after? I am new to the curtains world – and wasn’t sure how to achieve this look (that I love!!!!) – also I see you purchased the curtain rod from Walmart – but where did you get the clip rings?

  4. says

    I have the Lenda curtain panels for my master bedroom windows and have been searching for the perfect rods to hang them from. I was thinking a larger (as in diameter) rod would look better but your smaller rod looks great. I did notice that the tabs on your panels are missing. Did you cut them off or are they tucked behind?

  5. Melissa says

    Is there a trick to figuring out where to mount the curtain rod? Does it depend on the panel length?

    Thank you!