Curtains establish the mood of a room: Sheers seem to emit airy freshness; cafe curtains communicate stylish flair; tab-tops are ever so modern; and heavy velvet drapes connote traditional formality. With some careful measuring and a bit of patience, you can make a very attractive pleated valance to enhance simple sheers. Here's three ideas for sewing your own curtains.
Set an ominous scene with these monstrous birds, who greet visitors in the form of silhouettes (drawn and cut from black plastic WeedBlock). The otherworldly light comes from green bulbs pointed at the windows inside each room.