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She Cuts Into Her Mini Blinds, But In The End? Fabulous!

She Cuts Into Her Mini Blinds, But In The End? Fabulous!
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This DIY is a perfect way to renew your old, plain white blinds into cool Roman shades. So instead of discarding your mini blinds and spending money on the new ones, do this, and you will be proud of your own creativity, and also you will get some really cool blinds for your home.

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Roman shades custom made for you

Roman shades custom made for you

And, more importantly by you!

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The raw materials you need

The raw materials you need
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1. White faux wood blinds

2. Thick upholstery fabric

3. Pencil

4. Scissors

5. Decoupage and bowl

6. Foam brush

7. Clothespins

8. Tape measure

9. Iron

Figure out the length of your blinds first

Figure out the length of your blinds first
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Lay down the blind and cut away the ladder strings on both sides

Lay down the blind and cut away the ladder strings on both sides
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The slabs need to be seven inches apart

The slabs need to be seven inches apart
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So, divide your window length (in inches), by seven to know how many slabs you need.

Remove the remaining slabs off

Remove the remaining slabs off
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Just break them from both the sides and remove them

Just break them from both the sides and remove them
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Now, place the fabric beneath the blind

Now, place the fabric beneath the blind
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And equally distance the slabs from one another, about 7 inches apart. Leave a space of 2 inches on the top and bottom and the sides. Cut out the remaining fabric.

Start at the top

Start at the top
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Notch the fabric a bit, so as it fits inside the blind. Use a glue to stick the fabric to the blind.

Just glue the edges of the slabs now all across the length

Just glue the edges of the slabs now all across the length
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Place the pins on the edges so that they stick properly

Place the pins on the edges so that they stick properly
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And you are presented with pretty Roman shades

And you are presented with pretty Roman shades
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They operate like the normal blinds but look more beautiful.

Check out this video to DIY

And do share with your creative friends.

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