Custom roller shades from cheap Walmart shades. Read the whole article for how she did get them to roll up correctly. cottage and vine: Fabric Covered Roller Shades - Finally! Cover with my grain sack material?
Put a shelf over a window and use the shelf brackets to hold a curtain rod- genius and beautiful AND gives a completely finished off look. I like the idea of having a shelf over the window in the kitchen or bedroom.
I decided that I didn't want to use curtains on our bathroom window so I was trying to find an alternative. I looked at the window films that they sell and didn't like how expensive they were. DIY window film with contact paper! She shows how she did it.