Nowadays, it is pretty easy to go to a local home décor shop and find a good selection of ready-made curtains and a few rods and hooks with which to hang them. They are generally affordable, convenient as you can hang them the day of the purchase, and they usually come in some trendy colours and patterns. However, going with custom curtains open up so much more options when it comes to size, color and style.
Choosing window dressing is quite similar to choosing pieces of clothing. If they are not the right fit or made from a low-quality material, the finish look won’t be flattering. And like clothing, there are inexpensive, trend throw-away options and classic design curtains that will be worth handing down.
The main difference between affordable ready-made curtains and ordering customs curtains, start with size. Ready-made curtains are available in standard sizes and may, therefore, force you to mold your window to the curtain rather than the other way around. For example, a window that calls for a rod hung well above its frame will suffer if the curtain can only be hung from one standard height. Custom curtains are made to measure your windows, meaning your window get a perfect fit every time. Continue reading
For all those who are moving to a new house and are not ready to invest in permanent blinds, stick on temporary blinds is the perfect solution. I know things can be messy, boxes everywhere, only a bed or two, the furniture is not picked yet, but your neighbours can see everything that is going in your house. Stick on temporary blinds are the most reliable and affordable solution.
First of all, they are easy to set up, with peel and stick technology without the requirements of any tool. Because they are made from paper, it makes them cheap and ozone-friendly with a design that can be used all over again. When you purchase a paper blind, inside you can find blinds of 915mm wide by 1830 with two clips per blind so you can easily install them. There are a lot of colours for you to pick, however, white and black are generally more used because they are neutral that offer privacy which is very much needed. Continue reading
Although many window types are amazingly beautiful on their own, plain windows do not offer much privacy. For that reason, many people opt for the ultimate solution – window blinds. These window treatments will not only provide you with the much-needed protection, but they will also act as a decorative element in your interior design scheme.
But before you hit the store to shop for blinds, it is worth pondering some important options to ensure you make exactly the right choice. Here are some considerations to keep in mind before making your final decision. Continue reading