Correct measurements are the key to success when you’re installing new curtains. There’s nothing worse than spending hours measuring and then putting up curtains that are hilariously too short or ridiculously too long. But don’t let that scare you. Once you know how to measure curtains accurately, the rest is easy! Check out this handy guide to learn how to measure for curtains the right way. (Source: Vivien @ Posh Pennies) You are going to be measuring BEFORE buying your … [Read more...] about What exactly do you need to measure?
Curtains can accentuate the height of a room and also frame the shape of windows and doors so that they don’t appear unadorned. And they occupy prime real estate on your wall, which automatically makes them significant to the design of any space. Here are some of this year's curtain trends, featured on Elle Decor. Creamy White Stormy Shades Sheer White Horizontal Stripes … [Read more...] about Curtains Trends
What Are Curtain Holdbacks and Tiebacks? Curtain holdbacks and tiebacks (also called curtain pullbacks) are accessories that gather and hold curtains open. Whether you’re making a decorative statement with your curtains or using them to control light and privacy (or both!), there are many options to consider. Curtain holdbacks are tiebacks that serve the same functions but differ in style and installation process. Tie-back curtains can give volume and a regal look. They are … [Read more...] about Tie-back curtains
Unlike regular windows, French doors have little or no depth, which is why your window treatments must be mounted in just the right place. If you are looking to outfit your French doors with individual coverings, the key is to select a window dressing shallow enough to fit behind the door handle. This will allow the covering to hang closely between the door and decorative handle without any interference. When selecting the right window treatment for the French doors in your home, … [Read more...] about Window Treatment Ideas for French Doors
Living room curtains—much like works of art—make a home look finished; they truly are a decoration in and of themselves. There are an endless number of fabric options out there to choose from, and we know it can be a bit daunting to pick the right one. But in the end, the colors you will choose with bring the mood and ambiance that you are trying the achieve. Here are some drastically different color palette ideas: Soft Palette When decorating a home, designer Sasha Bikoff looks to … [Read more...] about Get Creative With The Color Palatte