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Curtains and drapescan make homes look exquisite

Posted Sep 28, 2014 by sarahcoolen
One way to refresh your living room or any other room in your home is to install new curtains and drapes.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Press Release) Sep 28, 2014 -- One way to refresh your living room or any other room in your home is to install new curtains and drapes. Window treatments have the role of blocking excessive sunlight and heat, but they’re also great decorative items in a home. A room which has window curtains looks cozier, more intimate and elegant.
Curtains are back in interior design trends and they look better than ever! These window fittings have always had an important role in the house, allowing residents to control the amount of light entering the rooms and at the same time offering more privacy. But besides their practical role, curtains and drapes also have decorative purposes. Many people add window curtains because these enhance the aspect of a room, making it warmer and more welcoming. Long curtains and drapesare widely used interior design projects because these can create the illusion of more space, adding depth and at the same time more sophistication to a room. Curtains have been used for ages to obtain more privacy or to keep away excessive light and heat. Therefore, they’re both practical furnishings as well as aesthetic ones.
Even though they both fit the same‘window treatment’ category, there are small differences between curtains and drapes. Window curtains can be made with light materials, even see-through materials, whereas drapes are usually made with denser fabrics which can efficiently block sunlight and offer a higher level of privacy. Also, normal curtains are more informal, so to say; they can go well with any type of room: bedroom, living room, kitchen, study office etc. Whilstwindow curtains have mainly a functional role, drapes are the ‘cherry on the cake’ when it comes to interior décor aesthetics. There’s also another type of window treatment which we haven’t yet spoken of: valances. These are small fabric items which have the role of hiding the rails which support the curtains. However, nowadays many people just use valances as decorative items. You’ll be surprised by how well valances can work for a home: they can beautifully decorate kitchen, living room or dining room windows, or they can be used in combination with drapes to enhance the way the windows look.
The fabric the curtains and drapes are made of is decisive for the price of these window treatments. If you want something practical, fun and nice-looking, you can always buy some light cotton curtains, but if you prefer something more luxurious, you can choose silk or tulle materials, which are very light and fall into cascades onto the floor. You’ll love having such curtains in your home! Also, drapes are ideal if you have a spacious house, or if you’re trying to achieve a classy style for your home. Velvet, Jacquard and other rich materials are perfect for drapes.
Remember that the best solution is the one which best fits your need. If you don’t know exactly what type of drapes and curtainsto buy, you can always ask for assistance from professional window treatment suppliers. They’ll be pleased to use their expertise and knowledge to help you obtain the interior décor of your dreams.
Curtains and drapes add beauty, elegance and style to any home. Besides, window curtains give your more privacy and help control the amount of natural light that comes into your home.
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Issued By : Sarah
Country : United Kingdom
Categories : Lifestyle
Tags : curtains and drapes,window curtains
Last Updated : Sep 28, 2014

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