How to Decorate Windows With Curtains Ideas

Dress windows is often the end point of a room decoration. And it’s not always easy to navigate! Spoiler The collection offers a wide choice of ready-to-pose to install in a snap. The different proposed widths and heights allow you to get almost tailor-made. Some of our models are also available in fabric by the meter (the cuts are rounded to the 10th top meter): Think about it for your special dimensions of windows or for making a coordinated decor. All our ready-to-install is finished hem curtains (base and sides).

What to choose ?

  • Curtain or sheer? Store or-curtains? Before opting for a particular choice, determine your needs… and your needs: decorate a window (printed curtain), preserve her privacy while letting light (curtains), protection from light, heat, cold (blackout curtain)… Play with fabrics, lengths, overlays, or choose the simplicity and convenience of a store. Some of our models are sold in pairs. This reference is specified in the text and table references.
  • And next interview? Unless otherwise indicated in the text, all our curtains and net curtains are machine washable.

How to Install Your Curtains?

Find out in the following topics essential information to install your curtains according to your choice.

Deco Tip: Tiebacks And Curtain Rods

To improve your home through windows, think tiebacks and curtain rods. This is an additional decorative touch which must agree to the ambiance of the room. On the practical side, the curtain dress your windows while keeping your curtains open. If you plan to install your curtains on a bar, know best left about 10 cm between the end of the bar and the support of the bar on the wall. Your curtain is mounted on tape head curtains?Allow 10 cm between each attachment point (ring or hook).

Curtains :

The curtains (also known as drapes, panels sometimes) give style and character to a room. In one room, they obscure the light and protect potential vis-à-vis. In one room, they are a major design element. A curtain can make even more intimate small space, warmer considered too narrow entrance. In a studio, it can be used to delineate the different living spaces. The blackout curtain is ideal for room for its insulating properties (sound, light, heat).

The Dimensions

The dimensions given in the reference tables are those of our curtains “laid flat”. It is your responsibility to determine the amount of gathers you want.

  1. Measure the heightof your window attachment point up to 2 cm from the floor (or more if you want to let them deploy the ground).
  2. Measure the widthof your window, or better than your curtain rod, and multiply it by 1.5 to 2 depending on the desired shirring.
  3. Choose the sizemost approaching that obtained.

The Finishes or Curtains Heads

Carnation: it is the most common form. This is metal or plastic rings (4 cm diameter) embedded within the fabric. A beautiful finish that fits standard curtain rods. Advantage: perfect glide that allows easy opening curtains.

Legs: loop (or loops) fabric (height of 8 to 10 cm) to move the rod. Designed for all standard bar, this finishing avoids the rings or hooks.Installation is immediate, the decor is warm and natural touch.

Galon Gathering (also called curtain tape): sewn lace curtains up and allows to attach the hooks and / or rings for hanging them on rails or rods. Our pleat belts allow you to select several attachment heights (or not to hide the fastening system) and get regular and uniform ruching across the width.

Nouettes: a succession of small-tie for decorative and aesthetic effect, where we pass the rod like the legs curtain.

What fabric?

The range of materials is wide, and the choice depends on several factors. The sunshine of the room, its furnishings, its colors, your decor cravings …

Heavy fabrics

They give a cozier effect and are best suited for parts exposed in the north (they also have insulating properties).

The Bachette canvas to fell heavy dons printed patterns, embroidered, sometimes enriched with highly decorative facings.

Jacquard woven complex patterns made during weaving are as beautiful as the place upside down.

The blackout curtains offer sound insulation, light privacy and a thermal barrier. We advise you to provide a greater length than that of the window to take advantage of these technical aspects. They are polyester fabric with beautiful appearance, is enriched with a black thread in the weave (to prevent light from passing through) or dubbed in PVC. It is also possible to add to a conventional thermal curtain lining or blackout lining for curtains as effective in summer and winter.

Light fabrics

They compose beautiful environments without adding to the decor. They are easier to maintain and a good price / quality ratio.

Taffeta is slightly bright, colors are vibrant, natural stiffness gives it a chic fallen.

The microfiber offers a peach finish and a soft fall.

The fabric of cotton, chintz, the chambray fabric often printed patterns parent, and you are sometimes offered with coordinated (quilts, tablecloths …).

Curtains:

finishing touch to interior decoration, curtains need to be in perfect harmony with your interior. Formerly simple skins, today real window decorations, the curtains will no longer hide behind the curtains, they carry high elegance. Their transparency also is essential because if the curtains protect your privacy, they also need to let the light. Between dimensions, finishes and materials, choose is an art. To not go wrong, follow the guide …

The Dimensions

The dimensions given in the reference tables are those of our curtains “laid flat”. It is your responsibility to determine the amount of gathers you want.

  1. Measure the heightof your window attachment point up to 2 cm from the floor (or more if you want to let them deploy the ground).
  2. Measure the widthof your window, or better than your curtain rod, and multiply it by 1.5 to 2 depending on the desired shirring.
  3. Choose the sizemost approaching that obtained.

The Finishes Heads or Sheer Curtains

We speak of “head” to refer to the upper edge of sheer: carnations, legs, tape head curtains or tunnel rod pocket. You choose by type of cloaking and bar that you want to ask.

Carnation: it is the most common form. This is metal or plastic rings (Ø 4 cm) incorporated into the fabric. A beautiful finish that fits standard curtain rods. Advantage: perfect glide that allows easy opening curtains.

Legs: loop (or loops) fabric to move the rod (up 8 to 10 cm.). Designed for all standard bar, this finish prevents rings or hooks, and is ideal for simple sheers that are outstanding for a decorative bar. Installation is immediate, the decor is warm and natural touch.

Tunnels rod pocket: a top hem of veiling in which the slide rod. The ideal solution for lightweight fabrics. Advantage: discreet, hidden rod and no need for rings or hooks.

Galon Gathering (also called curtain tape): sewn lace curtains up and allows to attach the hooks and / or rings for hanging them on rails or rods. Our pleat belts allow you to select several attachment heights (or not to hide the fastening system) and get regular and uniform ruching across the width.

The Subjects

Play with materials and transparencies for a highly decorative effect.

Organza: moiré, wispy style. Made from synthetic materials, easy to maintain (polyester, polyamide), organza is distinguished by its brilliance, transparency and beautiful outfit (blowing effect).

The organdy: lightweight cotton muslin. The sheer organza wants elegant and slightly matt.

Bunting: the weave gives it a transparent appearance, soft and light fell. Made of linen, cotton, or polyester, it dims the lights without being totally transparent. For a shiny effect, choose flamed cheesecloth.

The devoured: light veil and refined with opaque and transparent set of patterns that create an original decoration or a relief effect.

Blinds :

Nice alternative to curtains, interior blinds offer a more current and refined style. They play with shadows and light, and preserve your privacy without disturbing clarity. Posed alone or together with curtains, they reactualize windows to suit your fancy. What awning for your home?

The Blind Head

Rod-Tunnel: a top hem of the shade to slide the rod. The ideal solution for lightweight fabrics. Advantage: discreet, hidden rod.

Tunnel Rod-Velcro: hem at the top, with Velcro sewn on the back of the fabric and Velcro sticker to put on the stand (supplied). Advantage: Store quickly installed, quickly removed, easy to maintain

Styles

Adjusting the height of the blinds with stoppers ribbons or tie fastening: we like the romantic charm of one, the discretion of each other. To be selected depending on the style of your interior.

Store boat: decorative par excellence. With its weight bars, it offers a taut appearance and folds into elegant waves.

Single Store: looser fallen more air that is closer to the traditional sheer. The decor, it imposes its style and fantasy in a very current trend.

Finishes :

They are the little extra touch. This very personal decorative touch that gives character to your store.

Right base: clean lines, very modern, contemporary decor trend.

Spike Base: charm and elegance. The tip is often enhanced with a pompom.

Bubbled base: a beautiful material effect. Often carried in soft fabrics, more air, the ruffled blinds offer a nice game volume (you can drag a weight bar at the base for a more contemporary effect).

The Subjects :

Play with materials and transparencies for a highly decorative effect.

Organza: chic, fluid and vaporous. Made from synthetic materials, easy to maintain (polyester, polyamide), it is distinguished by its brilliance, finesse and beautiful transparency.

Bunting: the weave gives it a transparent appearance, soft and light fell. Made of linen, cotton, or polyester, it dims the lights without being totally transparent. For a shiny effect, choose flamed cheesecloth.

Polyester: easygoing par excellence. Plastic, flexible, resistant and wrinkle-free for always spotless blinds. For a more subdued effect, more natural, choose polyester linen look.

Finishing Rights Curtains Tip:

These small veils arise usually directly on the window. They occupy the entire width and do not require shirring. The tip is often enhanced with a pompom. The double-headed curtains are composed of 2 overlapping coordinates and thicknesses. The curtains peak sometimes available in store (see the blinds).

The Dimensions

  1. Measure the height of your window attachment point up to 2 cm from the floor (or more if you want to let them deploy the ground).
  2. Measure the width of your window, or better than your curtain rod, and multiply it by 1.5 to 2 depending on the desired shirring.
  3. Choose the size most approaching that obtained.

Finishes

From Franciscogardening, curtains are mounted on tunnel Rod-suited to small extendable rods or not: a top hem of the sheer lets slip the rod. Advantage: discreet, ultra fast installation.

The Subjects

We offer a wide range of lightweight materials that elegantly dressed windows, easy to maintain and does not obscure the light.

Organza is appreciated for its transparency and its shimmering colors.

Bunting sifts delicately light, and is enriched with elaborate embroidery or more contemporary laser cutting.

Shantung a little blackout (wild silk appearance) brings a light spirit and leaves the bright room.

The cotton voile is sometimes enhanced with a contrasting frame for a decorative effect.

The-curtains:

The weatherstripping breeze usually dresses the lower part of the window, and you can also install it on its height (30 cm). Some of our models are available in greater height to cover it completely (ideal for small windows). It is a cozy decor, with a retro charm.

The Dimensions :

Our half-curtains sold by the meter and in different heights. You decide the height (or width) to choose from depending on the view you want to enjoy.

Measure the width of your window, or better than your curtain rod, and multiply it by 1.5 to 2 depending on the desired ruffling For weatherstripping breeze repetitive patterns, consider ordering your métrageen rounding width top pattern (width is indicated in the text) . Becquet takes care of adding the sheer need to respect the pattern.

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