Ella Naamah. Curtains. January 14th , 2017.
Just like the physical appearance speaks volumes about an individual, his/her choices while doing up the living spaces has an impact on how we judge a person. So to say, we judge people not just on their appearance but also how they present their immediate surrounding to us. Which is why one needs to take immense care while planning out the interior decoration. The same rule applies to window treatments and curtains per se. Paying attention to the detailing of the curtain is sure to bring out the best in your home dcor. This style involves pinching and securing one pleat to form the heading. Pleats are placed at equal distances to form uniform boxes that fall neatly at the edges. They are suitable for all window types and consume lesser amount of fabric than the other styles. They are generally installed outside the window frame using curtain tracks or rods. The Dutch pleat is made by securing two pinched pleats. Like the single pleat, this style requires lesser fabric to be made. The uniformity of the pinches makes it one of the most sought-after style for curtain headings. Ideally installed on tracks and rods, these headings are suitable for all window types. A classic formal heading, this style is used for curtains used to decorate bedrooms, dining, and other formal rooms. It is made by pinching three pleats together instead of two and considerably requires a lot of fabric. It is made to a fixed width to fit the curtain track or rod. Euro pinch pleats are very much like French pleats; the only difference is that the pleats are pinched and secured at the hem of the curtain. They eventually form neat pyramids or fans resting on top of the curtain. This style is a bit less formal and is comparatively more relaxed than the traditional pleats. One of the most common types of curtain pleats, inverted pleats succeed in lending a contemporary look to the room. The curtain is pinched and pleated on the underside of the curtain. It is then stitched along the edges to help maintain its shape. It requires a lot of fabric to be constructed which makes it an expensive choice. Besides, these curtains are not suitable for narrow window frames as they require more space to stack back. Goblet pleats are ideal if you wish to render a luxurious and elegant look to your home. They are tube-shaped headings lined with buckram to get stiff cups sitting pretty on the curtain hem. The folds beneath fall to create a goblet shape, which gives an opulent look to curtains. Pencil pleats are created by gathering the curtain at the hem with cords running through them. The cords help relax and tense the gathers, making it a popular and inexpensive choice for most homeowners. It creates a simple, casual look and is suitable for all fabric types. Smocking definitely adds more drama and character to your curtain head. Given its detailing, this style is ideal for stationary curtains that do not need to be drawn in and out. For obvious reasons, this style requires immense amount of fabric, making it a mighty expensive choice. Eyelet top curtains are the easiest to make and install, and involve just grommets or metallic eyes and a rod to hold it in place. It is made by punching an even number of holes across the hem of the curtain into which metal eyelets are inserted. As the name suggests, the curtain is folded across the length towards the inside to form a pocket. Occasionally, the curtain is gathered to give it a classy look. The curtain gets a natural fall with folds in the right places, which gives a clean appearance. Loops are made using the same curtain fabric, which are then attached to the hem of the curtain. A curtain pole or rod is passed through the loops or tabs to hold the drape in place. You can also create a concealed tab top curtain by having a series of tabs sewn into the underside of the curtain. This will allow the curtain to loosely pleat up and fall evenly across the length of the curtain. Choosing drapes and blinds, also called window treatments, for the room is always left for the very last. However, far from being a frippery, your choice of curtains or blinds can play a key role in how the whole room is tied together. This is why you need to ensure that they match the atmosphere you're trying to create. Quick Tip! The material used for curtains will make a lot of difference when determining the entire look of your room. Cotton or linen are good for casual drapes, while silks and laces will add a richness to give it a regal look. Curtains are essential home furnishing items that has the ability to make a room look cozy and elegant. Even though there are many window treatment options available like Venetian blinds and bamboo blinds, curtains are the most popular window treatment option. Curtains not only provide privacy and help to keep out the sun, but it also enhances the decor of a room. They help to add softness and fluidity to the hard edges of a room.
Adding sidelight curtains to entrance doors is a good choice, while decorating your interiors. They add a warm and cozy feeling to any room, irrespective of how big or small it is. They are translucent in nature and are usually lightweight, but look very classy when installed. They come in various colors and patterns, and are usually made from voile, which is a light and washable fabric. Sidelight windows are a type of architectural design for doors. They are made up of glass panels supported by wooden or metal frames. They can change the boring look of plain wooden or metal doors, and allow sunlight to stream in. But, if you want to adjust the amount of light falling in, the best arrangement is to add curtains, which are an equally attractive element for beautiful interiors. They give a very homely appeal to any room. Let us find out more about them. Since these curtains are usually lightweight and airy, they are easy to set up on sash rods. There are many choices available in the market. If you are looking for them, some of the most common fabrics used are voile, cotton, lace, rice paper, crushed voile, satin, and metallic opaque. They are quite easy to maintain and come in a variety of colors, as well as patterns, to match your doors and interiors. There are a variety of designs, patterns, and colors, of this kind of sidelight curtains. Fabrics such as voile and lace already have intricate designs like flowers. They also have embroidered and printed patterns on them. For doors made from dark wood or metal, light colors in voile, sheer, lace, and rice paper, look pretty. But privacy cannot be expected from these types of fabric, as they are translucent. However, if you want your curtains to provide enough privacy, you can opt for satin or metallic, opaque ones. They are dark-colored, lightweight, and can be used for sidelight panels. They not only look beautiful, but also provide the privacy that you need. Decorating a home is something that everyone enjoys. So, while selecting curtains for your sidelight windows, make sure you use these ideas to give your house an attractive, yet cozy look. A house without curtains and drapes appears to be virtually nude. The over-sized satin drapes cascading down from windows and doors beautify the interiors of a house. One such charming decorative piece are grommet drapes that uplift the aesthetic beauty of a house. Such curtain patterns are usually meant for large windows where they can hang low till ground. The dense satin and silken fabric makes it look gorgeous. The curtains are fitted with grommet rings through which the rod is passed and thus it forms multiple loose creases which flows down in an overlapping fashion.
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Vertical blinds are the best ones for half arches. Half arches are usually a bit curved, where you can easily fit vertical blind runners. Vertical blinds in solid colors or soft designs are the best picks to spice up your interiors. These blinds must be used when you have long windows. Instead of having 3 - 4 slots of horizontal blinds, vertical blinds are a better pick. You can have these for complete or half-arched windows.
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