Kimberly Renae
Kimberly Renae
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  • Ann Arbor, MI

Lighted Canopy $10

4 Materials
20 Minutes

I recently redecorated my daughters room. I wanted a simple but awesome looking canopy over her day bed. This is by far one of the easiest projects I've ever done. And all for $10!!!
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Before picture.
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Box of Command Strips at the dollar store for $4.
Hung these on both the wall and the ceiling.
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Hung two sets of curtain rods on the wall at the head of the bed. I used extra curtain rods I already owed. Which is why they're mismatched. You don't even notice when the project is complete.
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Hung Christmas lights from the hooks on the walls and ceiling. I used old lights I already owned.
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Hung two sheer panels of 84" length curtains from both sets of curtain rods. I then pinned the ends over the lights on the ceiling and secured them with flat tacks.
Purchased the curtains for $6 on Amazon.
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The finished product!
My daughter is in love!!!

Suggested materials:

  • Sheer Curtains $6  (Amazon)
  • Christmas Lights $0  (Already Owned)
  • 2 Curtain Rods $0  (Already Owned)
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3 of 7 questions
  • Jean Cooper
    on Aug 28, 2017

    Cant that catch fire easily?
    • Kel
      on Feb 3, 2019

      Easy now. Most of us are old enough to think of regular xmas lights when we think of ones we already have. No one is doubting her taste, just being thoughtful of safety. I'd rather a couple folks asked than no one ask.

  • Msd32035194
    on Dec 24, 2017

    Why do you need two curtain rods?

  • Jennifer Blue
    on Apr 4, 2018

    Pretty i love it..i have an actual canopy for my daughters daybed but i havent hung it cause we have ceining heat and i cant put anything in the ceiling ..i always firget about the command strips , did they come with hooks like in your picture?

    • Barbara
      on Jan 27, 2019

      You can buy them either way. They are great for hanging almost anything lightweight. Velcro also works great.

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  • Jeri Bastian
    on Jan 12, 2018

    It’s lovely! My 7 yr old son has fairy lights in his room. He says Peter Pan likes fairies too. His are twined in fishing nets and there are model 3-mast ships on the walls. His ceiling is painted like the night sky. And the second star to the right was painted with glitter so it twinkles and he can always find it. I hope your daughter has wonderful fantasies and magical dreams under her veils.
  • Susan Herring Coscia
    on Jan 25, 2018

    Love this.

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