Tara Marie
Tara Marie
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  • Cottage Grove, WI

DIY Canopy


I made a simple but whimsical DIY canopy for my 2 year old daughter's room using supplies I already had on hand.
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First, I gathered the needed supplies.
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Then I sewed my pom pom trim to the curtains.
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I removed the screw from the embroidery hoop and laced my curtains onto the outer hoop.
diy canopy, bedroom ideas, repurposing upcycling
diy canopy, bedroom ideas, repurposing upcycling
Next, I tied my twine on the inner hoop and this is what I will use to hang the canopy from the ceiling.
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I then placed the inner hoop inside the outer hoop and tightened the screw. I threw an old stroller netting over the top and hung it from a hook I placed in my ceiling.
diy canopy, bedroom ideas, repurposing upcycling
diy canopy, bedroom ideas, repurposing upcycling
For now, there is a rocking chair under the canopy (because I have nowhere else to put it) but eventually when my daughter no longer wants to be rocked (tear tear), I will place some pillows on the floor under the canopy.
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  • Marge Cadieux
    on Mar 12, 2018

    have you tried doing this with bed sheets? Alot cheeper


  • Fran2
    on Sep 5, 2018

    I found a child’s size hoola hoop and have 2 gold color sheer swags that match my curtains. I plan on putting it over my full-size bed. Since the hoop is hot pink I’ll have to either paint it a matching color or cover with some fabric. Not sure which will be best. Any thoughts?

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  • Beth A Essington
    on Mar 12, 2018

    If I build that and put it in my room, I'm afraid I might never come out again!!!! It's absolutely adorable.

  • Tammy Burns
    on Jan 15, 2019

    I love this for me and I’m 54 yrs old!! Love this it’s beautiful

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