$20 Instant Porch Curtains With Shower Liners!

5 Materials
$20
30 Minutes
Easy
Find the easy tutorial on Dagmar's Home.

Every time it rains, I had to move the wood furniture on our porch to the center of the porch and cover them with plastic tarps so they wouldn't get ruined.

That not only doesn’t look nice, it’s also just annoying!

We were not able to enjoy the porch like we would like to because I was constantly moving things.

So I came up with the perfect, inexpensive solution: add curtains on the sides of the porch that I can pull out when it’s raining!

I made them with $10 shower curtain liners that look like fabric.

They have been working like a charm for 2 years now! They have not ripped, and when they get dirty, I can throw them into the washing machine.
DIY Porch Curtains Made With $10 Shower Curtain Liners.
This is our porch full of wood furniture that I had to cover every time it rained. Not anymore!
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These are the supplies you need for my DIY porch curtains.

One tip: measure the length of wire you will need and have the store cut it to size for you. Here is a link to all the materials.
My sweet husband, a finish carpenter, helped me to put up the cable on the porch. All he had to do is screw in two screws, and then we were able to hang the curtains!
Voila - DIY porch curtains! They repel the rain, plus give us more privacy.

To see the step-by-tep tutorial of how I put together the hardware, go to Dagmar's Home. It's super easy - promise!

Below you will find links to all the supplies so you can easily order them.

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  • Joann Felters Joann Felters on Apr 30, 2018

    I like the idea, but how do you know which direction the rain will fall? Most times the rain does NOT come straight down...it is either slanted to the left or right!

  • Shirlene Shirlene on May 03, 2018

    How do you keep the curtain from blowing up in the wind?

  • Millicent Owen Millicent Owen on May 26, 2021

    I will do this, but how do I pin your tutorial? icon icon

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  • Bridget Bridget on May 26, 2021

    I love this idea. I will order longer curtains from Amazon. They have 84” up to 108”. I like for the curtain to touch the floor. Great job! 👌🏾

  • Meanoldrunk Meanoldrunk on May 26, 2021

    what part of Finland is your husband from?

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