If you think that curtains are just for utility purposes of stopping a light to come in and privacy, you have it all wrong! Curtains are incorporated in your living spaces to give them an exemplified and trendy look. Curtains and drapes are used to notch up your décor in bedrooms or living rooms, wherever installed, that bring out diversified and assorted interiors in your rooms.
While choosing the correct drapery for your interiors, there are a lot of pointers we would like to talk about so that you go prepared the next time you want to revamp your space. From fabric selection to the current trends and patterns of curtains are all-inclusive in this list.
Curtains add textures to your space and there are many ways you can bring out depth and design in your rooms with a simple installation of the correct curtain types for your spaces.
Curtains are some of the cost-effective yet brilliant ways you can revamp your current spaces or alter their looks in the simplest ways. It is a DIY interior designing project you shouldn’t miss on.
THE PERFECT FABRIC OF CURTAIN FOR YOUR ROOMS
Choosing a perfect fabric option for your rooms is important. There are varied fabric choices to choose from that you can intermix or choose individually that makes your interiors spacious or add textures to rooms. From the fabric options, you can go for a sheer fabric that is light and breezy and gives off a lighter and brighter interior with an illusion of a bigger space. Sheer fabric can add that luxurious yet minimalist addition to your bedrooms or living rooms. However, in the case of a larger space that is left already simple, go for heavier fabrics like velvet, silk or upholstery fabric that adds a lot of texture and the drapes themselves incorporate an elegant fall and add depth to the rooms
THE IDEAL COLOUR PALETTE
Colors add exuberance to your spaces. It brings out the liveliness of the room and makes for unique and exquisite spaces that are shaped according to the aesthetics of the room. The ideal color tones for your drapes become essential in that aspect. Choosing a neutral or light shade of curtain will make your room spacious therefore it is perfect for a smaller room that needs brightness and lighter tones and textures to look breathable. However, if you want a pop of color in your rooms that accentuates a place, ideal for a larger space like drawing rooms or living rooms that can spice them up with drama and grandeur.
THE SIZE OF THE ROOM AND FABRIC GO ALONG
If you live in smaller spaces or studio apartments, going with minimal fabric options like cotton or linen would be the ideal choice for your rooms. It lets the sunlight and air come in making the space more breathable and doesn’t conjuncts the space. Matching the color of the curtains with the walls or furniture makes the room appear brighter and bigger. Whereas for a bigger space, you can add bold and heavier fabrics that have beautiful upholstery or prints on them.
CORRECT PATTERNS FOR THE DRAPES
Once you have selected a color palette and fabric choice for your curtains, you should consider the design and patterns that could look consistent with your interiors, after all, drapes are an extension of your room. If your ceilings are low rise and the distance from the floor to roof is not long enough, picking out vertical designs and patterns in terms of stripes or plaids can provide an illusion of a longer and elevated space. While there are a variety of patterns that you can choose from, choosing floral or vintage colored hues of drapes makes your pre-existing interiors look personified and adds character to the room. Pulling off a vintage pattern on the drapes and combining it with your modern interior never goes out of style.
Have you ever seen traditional country homes that have brilliantly textured curtain walls that are vintage and makes that window area look expensive and luxurious? Yes, we are pointing in a similar direction. Adding a curtain wall or accent walls for your curtains can add another area of décor in your magnum opus. These walls don’t always have to be filled with floral patterns, they can be monochromatic, matching with the furniture or walls or could be in one single canopy of color that brings out a luxurious and well-defined finish.
FOUR POSTER CURTAINS IN YOUR BEDROOMS
Making a four-walled curtain surrounding your bed, inspired by the Victorian era design, in your bedrooms can add opulence and splendor to your interiors. Adding light and breezy curtains can bring out a personnel space that pushes your interiors up a notch.
INDULGE IN STYLING THE DRAPES
Styling the drapes yourself can be easier once you know the look you are going for. Monochromatic looks of the drapes lead to consistent and luxuriousness in your interiors, choosing from the same canopy of color, your drapes can match the walls or curtain rod and have the same color running through giving off extravagance in your room, whereas putting alternate curtain colors together, either one over the other or side to side can incorporate excellent textures into the space and make it bright and lively.
With the modern and sleek based looks, you can add shutters and curtains and pair them up in creative ways to make the window part of the house modern and stylish. Shutters allow for the light to come in the room without any fabric stopping it, whereas pairing the shutters with curtains can make up for texture and light without compromising on either one.