Curtain. Saturday , June 23rd , 2018 - 03:10:33 AM
Curtains for bay windows can be treated like any other as the simplest option when single windows are involved, with maybe mini blinds directly on the window part and the curtains flush with the walls. This of course will lose the effect of the window design and makes it hard to use the window box as a seat.Children may actually prefer the simple suggestion of regular curtains, since they can treat the space between the curtain and windowpanes as a tiny secret retreat. This also means a safety issue and parents wanting curtain ideas for bay window applications in a child's room will want safety latches and other reinforcements since children will often discover this option and play in the windows.
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.
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.
For instance, one thing you can do is try out a spring window topper design. To do this, purchase a couple of yards of a spring season fabric that you love. Stitch a rod pocket that is about an inch in thickness across the top of it. You'll have to make sure there's enough room between the material and the rod to make room for some creative gathering.
First however, you must think about how the rest of your home will go with the design. For instance, if you have a Victorian style home, you'll most likely want to get curtains that are more in a Victorian style or that maybe have designs that lean more towards the Victorian era. If you have a room that is more contemporary, maybe minimalist designs will work for you. A plain pole could be a great start for a room that has little to no elaborate décor. Once you begin with the plain pole, you can start to hang up all kinds of curtains from frilly designs to the more solid colored curtains. Rooms that are more contemporary can benefit greatly from a bit of color here or there.
You may find that the owner will then let you take a set of curtains at a trial price. You then proceed to another store with the receipt and ask them to match the price. You may be surprised to learn that some stores will offer to sell you an entire set for that same price. Once you have purchased the set you can then take the trial set back to the original store and say that they were not the style that you wanted. You have now got the coverings you wanted at a nicely reduced price.
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