Chain Curtain



About: I'm a musician, crafter, dessert lover and proud grandma.

My favorite feature of my house is the open concept, it feels so big and bright. But I wanted to divide the space between the living room and the family room, without blocking the view because I needed to watch my grandchildren while I'm cooking and they're playing.

This curtain works perfectly, it's a subtle way to divide the spaces and it's a pretty decor element. Buying something similar is expensive, I'm going to show you how with a low budget and few materials you can make one.

Step 1: Gather Your Materials

White paint

Paint brush

Framing lumber


Tape measure or ruler

Staple gun

Cable staples round crown staples



Step 2: Paint

Paint the framing lumber white.

Depending on your paint it may need several coats.

Let it dry completely.

Step 3: Mark

With the help of the tape measure and pencil, make marks where you want to put the chain.

Mine are every inch.

Step 4: ​Staple

Put the staples where you draw the marks.

Step 5: Attach the Chain

Cut the chain the length you want the curtain to be.

Open the last link and attach it to a staple.

Repeat this step until all the staples have a chain.

Step 6: Enjoy!

Finally attach the lumber to the ceiling.

It looks really good, it´s perfect for that space.



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