Great furniture and decor is incomplete without the perfect drapery. After all, drapes are not just to block the light, it's about making a style statement! The right curtains do have the power to instantly transform your room for sure. Read on to know how!
The material used for curtains will make a lot of difference when determining the entire look of your room. Cotton or linen are good for casual drapes, while silks and laces will add a richness to give it a regal look.
Drapery ideas are innumerable and when you know what kind of drapes you want for your home, there's always a wide choice. Many a time, you're left confused with the colors, designs, and patterns of the kind of curtains and drapes that would go with the house interiors.
The first thing you need to keep in mind is that they should complement the wall colors, and the furniture that you have chosen for the house.
Different kinds of houses have different types of doors and windows. Sliding doors, bay windows, and French windows have their own unique styles, and the right curtains will enhance their look.
You can go for simple cozy and comfortable drapes, that will give your home a very homy feel, or stylish, trendy ones for a modern look. Whatever you may want, there's no dearth of options. Check out some cool drapery ideas in the upcoming sections.
For the Living Room
Simple and Classy Curtains for Sliding Doors
If you have a very cozy and casual apartment or house, have simple full-length drapes that match your wall colors. Light colors like beige, mustard, lemon, etc look peaceful and serene.
Twisted Trendy Curtains
Drapes in dark colors like brown, red, wine, mauve, navy, etc. are suave. Many people believe that valences look royal and not homely, but you can make them look easy and homely by selecting lighter colors and lesser designs.
For luxurious draperies, the living room should have lots of space and elegant furniture. To get that timeless look and feeling in your living room, go for the traditional draperies with single side curtain holders for the windows.
Many such houses have large French windows.
Therefore, the drapery for large windows and doors can have as many valances as you wish as these make the doors look majestic and elegant.
Match the colors with interiors.
Colors like red, maroon, violet, teal green, dark blue, etc. are great options. Mostly go for satin drapes and embroidered drapery fabric curtains as they look very rich in these colors.
For The Bedroom
Have easy colored drapes for your bedroom.
Many people like to match their bedding linens with their draperies but then there is no individuality left in the drapes. You can have simple full-size drapes for your doors and windows with the valences. They may look rich and elegant, but could be done in the living room and kitchen.
For modern bedrooms, vertical blinds and modern Roman shades look attractive. They are new and unique concepts. Sliding doors with contemporary drapery are also often used in apartments and buildings which looks great.
You can have lace sheers with attractive thick drapes for the bedrooms. The colors that are preferred for bedrooms are light colors like beige, creams, olive green, blue, orange, lemon yellow, teal, etc.
Since many homes have bay windows for their bedrooms, these simple yet elegant styles can be used as draperies for bay windows.
Some More Options
Gold and White
The Lacy Effect
The Unique Modern Look
The Bold Red Look
The Soft Cream Look
Yes, with so many options it is easy to get confused. So, take your time.You can always customize or combine ideas to give your own personalized touch to your drapes. Keep it stylish and comfortable!