How to Use Curtains as Room Dividers and Maximize Personal Space

Using curtains as room dividers
If you thought curtains are meant to only adorn windows, think again. Curtains covering doorways or passageways look elegant and provide complete privacy to those on the other side of the room. It provides you a secure place, especially when you have guests seated in the living room. At other times, these curtains can be gathered to avoid anyone getting entangled in them. Thicker curtains work well in such situations.
Curtains add life to a room, wonder how? Curtains enhance the look of the room by gently dividing the space. This obviously helps when, you want to create individual spaces and you are actually facing a space crunch. A simple curtain hung across the room also helps create a personal space in an extremely luxurious and spacious apartment. Either way, a curtain adds life to an otherwise dull space.
The benefit of using a curtain as a room divider is that, you can move it around as and when you wish. Besides, a curtain does not hinder the ventilation, as well as the light from streaming in, as all you got to do is gather the curtain at one end and tie it up. A curtain benefits those who face extreme space crunch, like those in a dorm, as well as those making do in studio apartments. What a curtained partition in a room does is, it creates individual spaces on either sides, which works well in such situations.

Let's check out how, we can use curtains to partition one room from another. You can click on the images for a better view.
Curtains Covering Doorways/ Passageways
In case you do not have lot of space, suspend the curtain on a rod that spans the length of the room. It will help you create your own personal space, in the area that you wish to separate. We advise you to go in for the ceiling-to-floor curtains to create a complete barrier. Another great option is, making do with partial dividers that cover a part of the area that you wish to separate, thus avoiding making the room appear stuffy.
Curtains Cordoning-off Beds
Curtains Cordoning-off Beds
In dire situations when you face a space crunch, the best thing you can do is cordon-off your bed with a thin curtain. This way you can keep your private space completely covered from wandering eyes. Besides, a curtain running along the bedside makes it an even more interesting place to be in.
Installing the Drapes
You should start by taking measurements of the area you intend to put the partition. Measure the length of the room and the height from the ground. Once this is done, make pencil marks at either ends and drill holes into the walls. With the help of a screw gun, tighten the screw through the rod holder. Use a hook at the center of the room to keep the rod in place. Cut the dowel rod so that it fits into the holder perfectly. Suspend the drapes using curtain hooks or loops.

As I mentioned earlier curtains help enhance the look of the room and breathe life into it, with these ideas I hope you see why. Besides, curtains are cost-effective means to get a partition in a room that was otherwise too stuffy or that lacked personal space. Feel free to redesign your house with these ideas.
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