Outdoor curtains for my deck area for privacy

I'm looking for ideas to create outdoor curtains for my deck area to create more privacy.
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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jun 05, 2016
    See if this post helps you. www.hometalk.com/diy/outdoor/patios/outdoor-curtains-inexpensive-outdoor-curtains-curtain-rods-out-of-plumbing-pieces-450210

  • Judith Nelson Cruzan Judith Nelson Cruzan on Jun 05, 2016
    You can always use cheap white bed sheets, the flat ones, leave them white or dye them whatever color you want. They have a built in casing for a rod to run through or a wire. IKEA sells a cable curtain wire, and they have cheap curtains without a hem so they are really long, you can hem them or just cut them off. My sister used a piece of PVC pipe over a gated opening to her covered patio. We painted the pipe black along with 3 big hooks (be sure to check that the pipe fits into the hook before buying the hooks), and end caps to the pipe. Install the hooks in the ceiling. After the paint has dried on the pipe, run the pipe through the curtain, put the end caps on the pipe and hang the pipe on the hooks. Hooks were placed one in the middle of the space and one on each end. She got some pretty gauzy curtains on sale at World Market.

  • Marlene Haigh Marlene Haigh on Jun 05, 2016
    use shower curtains, they shouldn't get moldy if your in a humid area

  • Melody McSweeney Melody McSweeney on Jun 05, 2016
    you can purchase several sizes of canvas drop cloths at the big box hardware stores. . . I'd simply put grommets in them and hang from hooks or tension rods or you could simply add a hem to allow you to gather from a pole. . .

    • Nancy Gramm Nancy Gramm on Jun 06, 2016
      @Melody McSweeney Good suggestion. I made roman shades for my west-facing patio more than 10 years ago. They're still working great, Best of luck, Linda!

  • MN Mom MN Mom on Jun 05, 2016
    I would use fabric shower curtains and spray them with a Scotch Guard water repellant.

  • Barb Wirey Grigsby Barb Wirey Grigsby on Jun 05, 2016
    Curtains, Use cheep sheers or go with sheets, it still looks good either way.

  • Jean Myles Jean Myles on Jun 05, 2016
    If long enough I would go with shower curtains . They won't get wrecked in the rain

  • Connie Connie on Jun 05, 2016
    The Dollar Tree has shower curtains in different colors. Because of the material they will not get ruined by the weather. You could even paint different designs on them if you wanted to. I used the ones with a beach scene for a back drop. Look great.

  • Barb Barb on Jun 06, 2016
    I've used burlap and made curtains with it. I use it more for a shade when the sun is beating in and then pull and tie them back at other times. I love the look of the burlap and it lets light through. I did this to the bottom: http://www.cottageandvine.net/2010/11/fringed-table-runner-tutorial-giveaway.html

  • Audrey McDonald Audrey McDonald on Jun 06, 2016
    Use sheets figure to fit slit one side of the header at 2 in apart slide pole, rod ,rope, or wire thru fix to deck poles or ???? You can also put shower hooks in

  • Yvonne Lanza Yvonne Lanza on Jun 08, 2016
    Canvas tarps are inexpensive, can be painted if you wish and hold up very well outside. Grommet kit and a few binder rings to hang them by.

  • Blindsgalore Blindsgalore on Jun 27, 2016
    We carry outdoor curtains that are made to withstand elements like rain and moisture. Check out our blog for more ideas here: http://www.blindsgalore.com/blog/index.php/exhibitions/how-should-i-use-outdoor-curtains/ Or, browse our products for more inspiration here: http://www.blindsgalore.com/outdoor-shades