Great Curtain Ideas For Your Home
The home is a place of solace to many of us. We want to come into a living space that is warm, welcoming, clean, and beautiful, so many of us go out on a search for the best home d?ï¿½cor we can find from carpets to paintings to furniture, and even the couch coverings. But what about the curtains?
The curtains are the very things that call attention to your windows, one of your home’s major sources of light. Those curtains need to look wonderful, inviting and vibrant. There’s really no need to settle for the everyday curtain d?ï¿½cor you find at your local store. There are all kinds of great curtain ideas out there.
For instance, one thing you can do is try out a spring window topper design. To do this, purchase a couple of yards of a spring season fabric that you love. Stitch a rod pocket that is about an inch in thickness across the top of it. You’ll have to make sure there’s enough room between the material and the rod to make room for some creative gathering.
Another thing you can do is create curtains with bed sheets. A nice, ironed navy blue bed sheet with a curtain rod sewn to the end will make a great window covering. Just make sure you leave some extra linen together with the rod to allow enough room for gathering. After you hang the sheet on the window, you can purchase snowflake stickers at a greeting card or general store to place on top of the linens. Wintery snowflakes in glittery silver and white will give a nice winter-wonderland look to windows.
Another creative curtain idea is to use lace tablecloths as curtains. When you just can’t find the right lace curtains in the curtain department, there’s hope in the kitchen and dining room section! There, you should be able to find all kinds of beautiful lace tablecloths that you can sew to a rod and hang on your windows. You’ll be surprised at how much this idea can really spruce up your home.