Luz Hansen. Curtain. October 06th , 2018.
The final part to try to decide is that of the curtain hardware. Many think of curtain rods as something of an afterthought. The reality is your choice of curtain hardware can say just as much as the curtains. Choosing the right rod can really accent great curtains but also can totally take away from what otherwise would be a nice look. Be sure to think through your choice as replacing rods can be expensive and time consuming. However ultimately if you can find a nice marriage between your curtain ideas and your curtain hardware you will be in great shape.
If you are hoping that your curtains will do more than just decorate your home, consider a solar curtain. These are very inexpensive, and can, in fact, be sold by the roll and cut to fit. This is ideal for the kitchen or the bathroom, where windows can be of an irregular size. Place this curtain between your window and curtain, and it will block damaging UV rays, and well as stop the flow of heat and cool air through the window. You can order panels from Dr. Leonard's, through the retailer's website.
Violet colored draperies are also perfect for a little girl's room. Imagine decorating a room for a little girl with shades of lavender and having iridescent, lilac colored curtains. For a softer, more country looking style, you could choose fabrics that are light colored but have small lavender flower prints on them. These would also be excellent for kitchens that are decorated in a country style. Older girls in their teen years may appreciate designs that are slightly edgier. One way to introduce a more whimsical style to an otherwise boring room is to install amethyst colored vintage curtains or vintage inspired curtains. These can be used to create a retro vibe, which is very popular with the younger generations. One benefit of buying vintage window treatments is that you can often find them on sale at garage sales or in thrift shops for nominal prices, making them both economical and stylish.
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.
If you don't fashion yourself as a master designer and don't have much in the way of hands on design experience, it's still possible to decorate your home with pre-made curtains. While it would be nice to design your own window treatments, making your own curtains is likely to be more trouble than it's worth, particularly if you have to struggle through the entire process due to a lack of experience. Not only can these curtains be purchased for much less than custom curtain options, but they also look quite professional. Another great thing about buying pre-fabricated curtains is that they are available in so many different styles and material options. Of course, there are some things you should know about buying curtains before just heading down to your local home improvement retailer.
If you're looking for some exciting and cutting edge curtain ideas then your best bet is to head online. There is nothing like browsing the popular home design websites for some inspiration, particularly if you're not used to making home decor decisions. Apart from sites like Home and Garden Television and Home Portfolio, another place to get curtain design ideas offline is at your local magazine rack. Once there you will find many different home design magazines that contain several useful and informative articles. Just looking at the pages of the magazine is sure to get you inspired.
A simpler and less expensive choice is to hang a regular curtain rod beginning at the outer corners of the windows at each end of the bay window bank. The curtains in the room will form a flat drapery in any style you choose quite easily, but you do cut off a small part of useful room space, and you lose the bay window charm unless the drapes are pulled. When this simple solution is combined with attractive blinds or shades, it can still be elegant and lovely and easier to afford and to set up.
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