How to Hang Curtains Over Blinds Without Rods?

Check out this step-by-step guide on how to hang curtains over blinds without rods. All you need are a few supplies and some patience to get the job done right.

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Introduction

If you have ever wondered how to hang curtains over blinds without rods, then this is the article for you. We will go over a few different methods that you can use to achieve this look, and we will also touch on some of the benefits and drawbacks of each method. By the end of this article, you should have a good understanding of how to hang curtains over blinds without rods, and you should be able to decide which method is best for your needs.

What You’ll Need

To hang curtains over blinds without rods, you’ll need:
-a drill
-pliers
-1/2 inch screw eyes
-screws (1/2 or 3/4 inch)
-curtain hooks
-a level
-a tape measure

Step One: Measure and Cut Your Fabric

Before you start, you’ll need to measure your window to determine how much fabric you need. Measure the width of the window at the point you’d like the curtains to hang, from outer edge to outer edge. For example, if you’d like your curtains to hang flush with the outside of your window frame, measure from one side of the frame to the other. If you’d instead like your curtains to overlap the windowsill or extend beyond the frame, add extra inches to your measurement accordingly. When in doubt, err on the side of buying more fabric rather than less—it’s easier to hem excess fabric than it is to piece together multiple pieces of fabric to make up for too little.

Once you have your measurement, add 2–3 inches (5.1–7.6 cm) to account for hems, and then cut your fabric accordingly. Unfold the selvage—the factory-finished edge of the fabric—and smooth out any wrinkles or creases in the fabric before you begin cutting.

Step Two: Hem Your Fabric

Once you have your fabric cut to size, it’s time to hem the edges. You can do this by hand or use a sewing machine. If you choose to hem by hand, a simple running stitch will do the trick. If you’re using a sewing machine, set it to a straight stitch and sew about ½” from the edge of the fabric.

Step Three: Attach Fabric to Blinds

To add privacy and decoration to your room, you can easily attach fabric to your blinds without having to use a rod. This can be a great way to change the look of a room without having to spend a lot of money on new curtains. The following steps will show you how to do this.

Step One: Choose the right type of fabric. You will want to choose a fabric that is thin enough to attach to the blinds without adding too much bulk. A lightweight cotton or linen fabric works well for this project.

Step Two: Cut the fabric. You will want to cut the fabric so that it is two inches wider than the width of your blinds and two inches longer than the height of your blinds.

Step Three: Attach fabric to blinds. To do this, you will need to use adhesive hooks or Velcro strips. If using adhesive hooks, remove the backing and adhere one hook every few inches along the top edge of the wrong side of the fabric. If using Velcro strips, attach one strip to the top edge of the wrong side of the fabric and the other strip to the top edge of the blinds. Press firmly in place.

Step Four: Hang curtains over blinds. Now, simply slide your new curtains over yourblinds and enjoy!

Step Four: Hang Your Curtains

If you have ever tried to hang curtains over blinds, you know that it can be a bit of a challenge. The blinds get in the way of the curtain rod, making it difficult to hang the curtains properly. But there is a way to overcome this problem and hanging your curtains without rods is actually quite easy. All you need is some clear tape and a few minutes of your time.

Here’s how to do it:

Start by taking down the blinds completely. This will give you a clear view of the window and make it easier to measure and tape the curtains in place.

Next, using clear tape, attach your curtains directly to the window frame. Make sure that the tape is secure and that there are no gaps between the curtain and the frame.

Now, take your curtain rod and hang it from the top of the window frame. Position the rod so that it is slightly above the curtains. This will ensure that the rod does not interfere with the curtains when they are open.

Finally, Hang your curtains on the rod and enjoy your new window treatment!

Conclusion

There are a few ways you can hang curtains over blinds without rods, including using Command strips, velcro, or magnets. Each method has its own set of pros and cons, so be sure to weigh your options before deciding on a particular method. Ultimately, the best way to hang curtains over blinds without rods is the method that works best for your particular situation.

FAQ’s

Q: Can you put curtains over blinds?

A: Yes! Curtains and blinds can work together to create a layered look that adds dimension, interest, and privacy to your windows. To Hang curtains over blinds without rods, use Command™ Hooks for Curtain Rods. They hold strongly and come off cleanly, making them perfect for rental homes and apartments.

Q: How do you put up curtains without a rod?

A: Command™ Hooks for Curtain Rods are easy to use and require no tools or holes. Simply peel the liner off the back of the hook, then press it firmly against the wall where you want to hang your curtain rod. Repeat for each hook until your curtain rod is complete. Press firmly for 30 seconds for best results.

Tips

Hanging curtains over blinds is a great way to add privacy and style to your home. But what do you do if you don’t have the traditional rods that are needed to hang them? Here are a few tips on how to hang curtains over blinds without rods:

1. Use adhesive hooks: Adhesive hooks are a great way to hang curtains over blinds without rods. All you need to do is adhesive the hook to the top of the blinds and then hang the curtain from the hook.

2. Use suction cups: Suction cups are another great way to hang curtains over blinds without rods. Simply attach the suction cups to the top of the blinds and thenhang the curtain from them.

3. Use command strips: Command strips are yet another option for hanging curtains over blinds without rods. Just adhere the strips to the top of the blinds and thenhang your curtain from them.

Additional Resources

– video tutorial
– step by step photo tutorial
– this blog post

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