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Create a Realistic Faux Window
Has anyone ever tried making you feel better after a let down by saying "When a door closes, a window opens?" Pretend that you already have your window of opportunity. This will align your thoughts and feelings as if you already have that which you desire. You will soon see this process will attract "for real" what you have pretended that was "faux real." Open your possibilities today by creating a Faux Real Window and brighten up your windowless dark room!

Posted by BarryBelcher from Atlanta, Georgia, United States • Published See BarryBelcher's 41 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Watch online tutorial.

  • How to make a hanging. Fake Window with Artificial Sunlight - Step 2
    Step 2

    Find a window or door with clear glass.

  • How to make a hanging. Fake Window with Artificial Sunlight - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut and staple clear frosted shower curtain to the back of the window.

  • How to make a hanging. Fake Window with Artificial Sunlight - Step 4
    Step 4

    Measure the length of a LED light and cut a 1.5 wood board the same length.

  • How to make a hanging. Fake Window with Artificial Sunlight - Step 5
    Step 5

    Screw board the the mid top back of the window and attach LED light bar to the side facing toward the shower curtain.

  • How to make a hanging. Fake Window with Artificial Sunlight - Step 6
    Step 6

    Attach another 1.5 board to the top of window and mount heavy duty hooks to the board for mounting to the wall. (Make sure you find a stud to hang your window. It will be very heavy.)

  • How to make a hanging. Fake Window with Artificial Sunlight - Step 7
    Step 7

    Use rope LED cool white lights and attach to the outer part of the back of the window all around.

  • How to make a hanging. Fake Window with Artificial Sunlight - Step 8
    Step 8

    Paint the area behind where the window will be mounted with white wall paint. (This will enhance the natural lighting effect of sunlight.)

  • How to make a hanging. Fake Window with Artificial Sunlight - Step 9
    Step 9

    Add an electrical timer if you want to time it to cut on and off with sun set and sun rise.

  • How to make a hanging. Fake Window with Artificial Sunlight - Step 10
    Step 10

    Add curtains like a regular window to complete the faux look.

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