Curtains

Pull Out Your Irons: Simple No-Sew Curtain Panels Thumbnail

I am regularly inspired by decorating duo Sherry & John Petersik of Young House Love. However, it is pretty rare that I can put that inspiration to good use in my own home. So after my search for fun, organic window treatments for Ja'Naya's room turned up only solid curtains and drapes, I decided I'd…

Winsome Windows: Bethany Organic Voile Sheer Drapes Thumbnail

The floral pattern on these Bethany sheer drapes from Pottery Barn isn't really my style. So why am I posting about them? There is a point, I promise you. Second to naked walls, one thing I absolutely hate living with is naked windows. A room just doesn't feel complete without window treatments of some kind…

Length = Drama: Radiant Rod Pocket Curtain Panels Thumbnail

Even after more than a year of writing about greening the home, it is still difficult to find manufacturers who are making eco-friendly curtain panels or drapes. Custom window treatments are easier, but if you're looking for ready-to-hang options, they are few and far between. That becomes painfully obvious if you take a look at…

Green Steal of the Week: Set of Organic Cotton Grommet-Top Curtains Thumbnail

Finding green steals is sometimes a science. After months of doing this, I tend to know where to look and which retailers' newsletters to subscribe to. But sometimes, I happen upon a great deal completely by chance. And anyone who says these sets of organic cotton grommet-top curtain panels aren't a steal must not have…

The world of eco-friendly window treatments is still fairly small. A handful of larger retailers — most notably West Elm — have gotten into the market with some stylish, affordable options. But for the most part, unless you're willing to shell out $75-150 per curtain panel, your best bet is still to make them yourself…