Windows

Need some help with your home's windows? Are bay windows calling your name or are you just looking for some tips on how to install screens? The Hometalk community has you covered. Learn how to do it yourself by watching step by step video tutorials. Run into a problem? Ask your questions and get the answers you need. Enjoy!

Tips for Windows
Curtains or blinds?
Blinds are practical, allowing you to adjust the light that comes in, while curtains are more of a design element. What’s best for your space?
Install a non-traditional window
While most windows are square or rectangular, they can come in all shapes and sizes. Change things up with a circular or arch-shaped window.
Add a valance to your window
A window valance is a great addition to a window as it works to hide the bars or hardware that come with drapes and curtains.
Bring natural light in
Install a skylight or high window into a room to add natural light and provide ventilation.
Go green with your windows
Replace your windows to reduce utility costs by choosing energy-efficient options made from environmentally friendly materials.
Windows & Doors Ideas
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DIY Window Videos

DIY window video tutorials for you to enjoy. Don't forget to take notes.

Mosaic Stained Glass Windows

I took down the curtains and added two gorgeous DIY mosaic stained glass windows.I know what you want to ask me!"Bryan, did you buy these from a cathedral or pluck them out of my dreams?" Nay, I did not! I made these beauts and you can too!

Easy Leaded or Stained Glass Windows With Metal Tape!

We are cheering up a sad window three ways. This is Part One! We made this leaded glass effect with no glass cutting or soldering. We used a special metal tape. See the full length video.

Privacy Glass Using Contact Paper

Do you have windows or doors in your home that you want to make a little more private? In my home office, I have two glass doors that lead into our backyard - the only problem? They also lead my neighbors eyes in as well. As a renter, I can't buy new doors and don't want to invest in heavy duty window coverings, so I came up with a solution. Using budget-friendly contact paper, I created a simple stick-on frosted glass method that is tasteful and completely removable upon move-out! Be sure to check out other DIY home office projects! We want to help you DIY, so some of the materials in this post are linked to sellers. Just so you know, Hometalk may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.

DIY Window Bench With Storage

Today I’m going to show you how my husband built a window bench with storage for our master bedroom.I’ve had this project burning in the back of my mind for a long time. Initially, I really wanted a window bench with drawers, but we had an incident, you can read more about it on my blog (https://avantimorocha.com) so I decided to ditch the drawers and simply make a bench with a trunk instead.

New Window Projects

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Browse Window Projects
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DIY Window Mullions
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Front Door Coppertop Cedar Awning
Farmhouse Kitchen Awning
DIY Side Light Curtains
Inexpensive Window and Door Trim Ideas
DIY Faux Roman Shade
Mosaic Stained Glass Windows
DIY Cordless New Sew No Heat Roman Shade
Window Dressings for a She Shed
Easy Stained Glass Window
Anthropologie / Restoration Hardware Inspired Curtain Tie Backs
DIY Wood Window Valance
Sew a DIY Roman Shade
Stained Glass (faux) Barn Doors
No Sew Shower Curtain Valance In No Time!
DIY Fancy Window Trim the Lazy Girl Way
$3 Front Door Update
DIY Window Grids (Mullions)
DIY Craftsman Window Trim
Hide the Clip Ring-Top Curtains
My Long Dark Hallway Needed Some Lights.
Easy Leaded or Stained Glass Windows With Metal Tape!
Easy DIY No-Sew Fabric Window Valance
Hanging Curtains With Tension Wire
Pioneer Woman Tablecloth Turned Into Curtains
DIY Relaxed Roman Shade
Mirror, Mirror on the Window? Daylight Privacy Mirror Film Tutorial
Pressed Flower Art Suncatcher
Shower Curtain Valance
Easy DIY Farmhouse Shutters
How to Hang Curtains to Conceal Vertical Blinds
Transom Window Treatment
DIY Curtain Tie Backs
Window Box Planters
Easy DIY Window Cornice You Need to Make Now
DIY Window Bench With Storage
Up-cycle Old Glass Table Top to Stained Glass Mosaic Wall Light
Privacy Glass Using Contact Paper
How to Upgrade Your Plain Windows With DIY Window Grids
$2.00 Dollar Store No Sew Pillow Case Valence.
Applying Window Film to My Glass Kitchen Cabinet Doors
Need for Privacy
How to Paint Window Sills and Trims
Faux Stained Glass Window Art
DIY: Beaded Tassel Curtain Tie Back
How to Make Stained Glass Window Decor the Easy Way
Glass Etched Front Door Side Window
How to Transform Your Bathroom Window With a Pretty Privacy Screen
Fifteen Minute Upholstered Valance
Making a Roman Shade With a Curtain Panel and Mini-Blinds
Tissue Paper and Resin Stained Glass
DIY $10 Corrugated Metal Awning
Affordable Window Privacy Idea: How to Use Elmer's Glue to Frost Glass
Creating Faux Stained Glass With Acrylic Paint and Glue!
Turning Plain Glass Into Faux Stained Glass
Turn Your Dollar Store Beach Mat Into Blinds!
How to Use Contact Paper to Make a Beautiful Privacy Window!