Easier Than I Thought

Cincinnati, Ohio 553 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars (156)


Easier Than I Thought

Cincinnati, Ohio | 553 Sales

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Announcement    From window treatments to pillows, decorate your home with soft furnishings using the fabrics you love. Let me make something unique for your home and give it that one of a kind flair.


Last updated on Sep 6, 2016

From window treatments to pillows, decorate your home with soft furnishings using the fabrics you love. Let me make something unique for your home and give it that one of a kind flair.


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  • Stephanie Ross on Jan 17, 2020

    5 out of 5 stars

    True professional throughout the process. She helped me with all my questions and fabric selection. When I received the final product I was overjoyed! Beautiful craftsmanship and attention to detail

  • Cathy Hesser on Jan 13, 2020

    5 out of 5 stars

    When Ahna sent my shipping information, I was so excited to receive my valances. Upon opening the packages, I found the valances were extremely well packed and her packing method reduces wrinkling during shipping. These valances are absolutely stunning! Her workmanship is impeccable and her attention to detail is exceptional. I have four windows in my dining room, two are identical in size, and the other two same in size. The center point of each valance matches perfectly. What a beautiful job, Ahna. Thank you so much for your very professional workmanship. I admire them so much, (and everyone else who has seen them), thank you.

    Cathy H.

  • kgabr95 on Jan 2, 2020

    5 out of 5 stars

    Great work. Ahna was very easy to work with and delivered what she promised in a timely manner. I am very happy with my valences and would use her again.

  • Sandy Case on Dec 12, 2019

    5 out of 5 stars

    I love the valance that Ahna made for my guest room! She is so easy to work with--communication was always fast and clear. The valance is absolutely beautiful and was easy to install with the directions. It was less than half price of the local drapery store quote and could not be any more perfect. My interior designer was so impressed, she wants to recommend Ahna to her other clients! Thank you, Ahna. I will definitely use your services again.

  • Keith Sarna on Nov 6, 2019

    5 out of 5 stars

    Ahna did an amazing job on our valances. We had her make 4 window valances and 1 for our sliding glass door.

    She had noticed that the material we had chosen might not be good for pressing to get the necessary creases and pleats in them and asked us to send her a sample so she could be sure it would work for us. We appreciated her thoroughness and knowledge in guiding us through the process. Once she confirmed that all was good with the material, we moved forward.

    She did a great job keeping us up to date on the status of our order. The valances were well made and packed with care. We've received lots of compliments on our new window treatments. The quality is great and we will be ordering more from her in the future.

About EasierThanIThought

Sales 553
On Etsy since 2011

Give your furnishings a facelift.

I never dreamed I would be doing something so satisfying and creative as a career. I thought I would be teaching middle school Language Arts for 25+ years.
My mother-in-law likes to remind me that when I married my husband and started my career as a teacher, I informed her, " I don't sew or cook, and I have no desire of doing either." Over fifteen years later, I’ve grown to be a decent cook and my occupation revolves around sewing daily. And I love it!!
After my daughter was born, I started sewing every single day. It became an outlet for my creativity after leaving the classroom behind to stay home with her full time. I sewed furiously during every naptime. Soon, a friend of mine suggested I start my own business sewing home decor items after completing a small project for her. Not long after, I decided to open an Etsy shop. I felt there was a void in the Etsy market for those buyers who liked to select their own fabrics instead of choosing from a handful of stock fabrics and pre-made items. My listings revolve around helping customers achieve a designer look using fabrics that inspire them.
As a business owner who offers a custom product, quality construction and fabrication is important to me. My 500 square foot in-home studio equipped with industrial machines and filled with professional materials is a testament to this. All of my products are made to the guidelines established by the Window Covering Association of America. I use quality drapery linings and carefully consider pattern placement for all fabrics used in custom orders. My dedication to continued education keeps me well versed in new techniques. This helps me design new window treatments that are on trend and installation friendly. It is my goal that you can confidently say ordering custom window treatments through me is, “easier than I thought.”

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Shop policies

Last updated on May 7, 2019
Thank you for visiting. Every item you receive reflects an attention to detail. They are all items that I would be proud to give my own family and friends. Enjoy!

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
Returns are not accepted. However, customer satisfaction is my number one priority.
If you are unhappy with your purchase in any way, please contact me within 7 days of receipt. I will do my best to rectify the issue as soon as possible. Buyer is responsible for return shipping cost if applicable.
I cannot be held responsible for fabric defects or poor quality fabric. Please inspect fabric prior to shipping it to me if you are concerned about this possibility.
Cancellations can be made ONLY when fabric for the order has not been ordered by me or received by me.
Please submit payment within 48 hours if you receive a link to a custom order. If payment is not made during this time frame, I reserve the right to cancel the order. Your order is placed in my queue only when the purchase has been made.
I strive to complete and ship each order within three business days from purchase for in stock items. Custom orders may take longer, so an estimated ship date will be communicated to the customer when the order is placed.
Expedited shipping is available upon request for an extra charge.
Additional policies and FAQs
Custom orders and/or product suggestions are always welcome. If you don't see something you'd like me to make, feel free to ask me about it.
Fabric placed in my care from customers for possible future orders will only be held for three months. After this time period, the fabric will be donated to charity.

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Last updated on Mar 14, 2017
Frequently asked questions
What kind of fabric should I look for?

You should look for a 54" wide home decor fabric in a light to medium weight.