Shoppers are raving about Ikea’s £3 blinds that can fit ANY window size

PEOPLE are raving about £3 blinds from Ikea which can be cut to fit any window allowing them to transform their entire home on a budget.

Dozens of people have been sharing photos of their makeovers on Facebook, with the blinds going viral after racking up thousands of views.

Costing just £3 each from the Swedish superstore, people have been able to redo their whole house for as little as £21 – a fraction of the cost of bespoke blinds.

Ikea describes the Schottis Pleated blind as “easy to attach to your window frame. No drilling needed.”

Measuring 90 by 190 cm, the blinds can easily be cut to size, allowing them to fit even the trickiest of windows.

People have claimed a knife is the best tool for slicing through the pleated fabric, with incredible made-to-measure results.

Posting online, one woman said: “Honestly this has got to be the easiest and most stylish blind I’ve got in the house. Ikea never fails, £3.

“The size of the blind is 90cm x 190cm, mine has been cut down to fit in my window!”

Another wrote: “Got my £3 Ikea blinds. Easily cut to size for my narrow door windows.

“Half up at the mo to let the beautiful sunshine in!”

A third shared: “Well I jumped on the band wagon with the Ikea blinds and I think they're ok and do their purpose.

“Bargain at £2 each, whole house done for £21.”

Another woman added: “I love them thanks to whoever posted.”

  • Pleated blind Schottis, Ikea, £3 – buy now

Also saying thanks was this woman, who wrote: “Thank you to everyone who posted about the Ikea blinds.

“I got mine delivered today and I put them up as easy as anything.

“Love that they still let the light through but stop the sun beaming into my eyes while we eat our dinner.

“Totally worth the £3 each.”

And someone else posted: “Love my £3 blinds from Ikea.

“Perfect for keeping the sun out of my kitchen during the day.”

The blinds are attached at the top with double sided sticky tape, with Velcro used to keep them down, and clips to adjust the height.

Commenting on the numerous Facebook posts, people have praised the budget idea to brighten up rooms.

One person wrote: “They are so easy to cut, I just measured and marked them.

“I kept them together and put the bottom at the top and used a Stanley knife and it cut through the full blind like butter in one go.”

Another said: “They come in one size, just cut what you need, very easy to do I done it with a good kitchen knife.”

A third added: “I highly recommend the £3 Blinds from Ikea. So easy to put up and look really nice in my little boys room.

“No drilling needed and can cut to size.”

And if you’re loving the style, Ikea are selling black-out grey versions for £5 each.


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