It's always good to heed the advice of designers that say to keep things in a room classic and neutral. But sometimes classic and neutral is, well, boring. Like your curtains, for instance. Maybe you bought a basic white set to just get something on the wall, but now you're itching for a window treatment with a little more style. These 12 projects will help you out, working with common materials you can get at home or at a craft store–trim, dye, cord, gold leaf... but absolutely, definitely not a sewing machine.