Curtain. Wednesday , May 02nd , 2018 - 09:16:13 AM
If you would like to have curtains with a more formal look, look for French pleats. These look extremely stylish. It also allows the curtain to fall straight. You can also try box pleats particularly if what you have is a thin fabric.Nowadays, insulated curtains are very famous. These curtains are great for blocking sunlight. These are heavier as compared to the usual curtains.Another drapery approach is the use of panels. Decorate the panels using ornate rings, valances and curtain rods. You may also go for lace or sheer curtains if you want the transparent and dim lights filtering into your curtains.
New styles turn your curtains into focal points in your decor. Asian curtains, for example, bring a touch of the Eastern culture into your house. Whether your decor is modern or classic, these beautifully designed curtains become as important in the balance of your living room or bedroom as a wall hanging or a piece of art. The White Bonzai Faux Silk Bamboo Design Rod Pocket Curtain, for example, has a feel of real silk, and depicts a design of bamboo. The overall effect is stunning.
If you are looking for a set of cheap curtains to cover your windows, you may have to get use to the idea of going around many shops until you find the right set at the right price. This however does not always work and sometimes you end up settling for something that wasn't your first choice.Why you would want to put yourself through all that trouble, when in reality window coverings are not all that expensive is beyond me! Nowadays you can find some great deals even on designer coverings such as Hunter Douglas or any other designer brands.I can understand them being expensive if you decide to go for the blinds with the 2\" electric motor and remote control. It is obvious that these will cost more than any traditional blinds that you can find.
Making your own curtains is not a difficult job at all. You do not need to have great sewing skills for making them. Fabric of your choice can be bought on sale. But, while buying the fabric, you should choose the color and design that goes well with the existing decor of your walls as well as the windows. According to the size of the windows, you can make these cheap curtains but they should fit exactly to the windows. Even if the windows are of non-standard sizes, it is not a problem. You should take measurements of the windows and get the curtains done. You can also use a nice and attractive bed sheet as a curtain. A table cloth can also be tried if it fits well to the window. Especially, for wide windows, you can buy a wide bed sheet on sale and convert it into a curtain. Bed sheets and table cloths have already finished edges and hence just sewing a pocket at their tops is enough to use them as curtains. Two fabric panels can also be sewn together to make them into a wide curtain. If you buy fabrics with patterns that suit the existing decor of the home, they can also enhance the appearance of the windows and rooms.
Another thing you can do is create curtains with bed sheets. A nice, ironed navy blue bed sheet with a curtain rod sewn to the end will make a great window covering. Just make sure you leave some extra linen together with the rod to allow enough room for gathering. After you hang the sheet on the window, you can purchase snowflake stickers at a greeting card or general store to place on top of the linens. Wintery snowflakes in glittery silver and white will give a nice winter-wonderland look to windows.
When you plan to have curtains for your windows, you should not think that they need to be expensive for enhancing the looks of your house. You can buy cheap curtains or make them on your own and with them, you can impress the visitors and guests with the enhanced beauty of your home. Therefore, if you think that a tight budget is a constraint to beautify your windows and home with curtains, you can not be more wrong. You should be a little creative for accomplishing this. You need not have great skills also for it nor do you need a lot of money. Ready curtain panels are available and you can get them. If you want to fashion them yourself according to your taste, that is also possible.
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