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If you can not afford custom window treatments, you can still customize what you buy in the store. With blinds, you can trim an equal amount off of each side of horizontals so they better fit the width. You can also remove extra off the bottom and tie the remaining securely in place. Vertical blinds can easily be trimmed along the bottom to fit a window but you need to make sure you trim each one evenly and neatly so you have a finished look across the bottom edge.