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One Simple Thing Decorating Idea: Embellish Draperies With Ribbon

I don’t know a single person who has hour upon hour to spend endlessly decorating their home.  It seems that we’re all looking for a quick fix these days.

Today, I’m sharing with you One Simple Thing that you can do to amp up any room!

One Simple Thing Decorating Idea - Embellish draperies with ribbon :: WorthingCourtBlog.com

You don’t need to be able to sew to add ribbon to draperies.  Just an iron and some iron-on tape will do the trick.


Plain white draperies come to life when colorful ribbon is added.

Adding ribbon to plain white draperies with totally transform them :: worthingcourtblog.com

 Pottery Barn Teen


You can use ribbon to create a classic Greek Key pattern that will never go out of style.

Use ribbon to create a classic Greek Key design that will never go out of style on drapery panels :: worthingcourtblog.com

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Or a lovely Celtic design.

Use ribbon to create a Celtic design on draperies :: WorthingCourtBlog.com

Camille Moore


The ribbon on these draperies and cornice help to perfectly frame the couch and define the space.

The ribbon on the cornice and draperies help to perfectly frame the view and define the space :: WorthingCourtBlog.com



It doesn’t have to be bold or colorful.  Ribbon plays nicely with neutrals too.

Ribbon added to drapery panels :: WorthingCourtBlog.com



In closing, remember that ribbon isn’t just meant for the edges.  Use your creativity and have some fun!

Use ribbon to add interest to plain draperies :: WorthingCourtBlog.com



Have you tried this idea with any of your window treatments?


Here’s another One Simple Thing Idea.

Enlarge A Space With Mirrors

Simple room ideas - use a gallery of mirrors to open up and brighten a room :: WorthingCourtBlog.com




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  1. You are speaking my language! I love a quick fix that adds interest and color. 😉
    ~ Ashley

  2. I embellished my inexpensive Ikea drapes with pretty trim…the trim costs a lot more than the drapes :) . . but all in all, still a bargain…

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