The "Popcorn Ceiling Coverup Canopy" Bedroom Makeover

The "Popcorn Ceiling Coverup Canopy" Bedroom Makeover

Janel Laban
Feb 28, 2015

Project by: Erica of Dwell Beautiful
Location: Seattle

Our home is old enough that it has outdated popcorn ceilings, but we don't have enough time or money to have them all removed. So to make our room more intimate and relaxing as well as mask the holey (yes there are a couple small holes in it) ceiling, I decided to construct two bedroom canopies.

I'm a part of a monthly DIY challenge group that I participate in with other bloggers and the material for this month's challenge was plumbing pieces and I figured that these would be perfect for canopies!

I picked up 2 galvanized pipes, 4 flanges, 4 nipples, and 4 elbows and used 2 Matilda-style curtain panels from Ikea that I already had on hand. Once I slipped the curtains onto the pipes, my husband and I screwed them into the ceiling. I then pinned the opposite end to the ceiling using some clear thumbtacks, forming a drooping 'U' shape. I then found the middle of that 'U' shape and pinned it to the ceiling using more pins.

I'm really in love with my finished bedroom canopies. They were super quick and easy to make and put up and I just love how they make our bedroom feel more cozy and dreamy. Now I have a comfy retreat to sink into at the end of the day. Here's to sweet dreams!

For more photos and info, visit Erica's blog: Dwell Beautiful

Thanks, Erica!

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