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How to choose curtains

How to choose curtains

Given the diversity of curtains in shape, color, method of attachment, the texture, the options are many and boundless blind, not knowing how to choose the right shades, it is simply impossible to determine.

on materials

Organza

From organza

Curtains made of a sufficiently large number of materials.They can be sewn from:

  • organza,
  • tulle,
  • grid,
  • veiltail fabrics,
  • chiffon,
  • lace,
  • nylon,
  • and other materials.

in cut and design

curtains can close the window completely, to be long, even to go to the folds on the floor, framing a window or cover only half of the window opening.

Checkered curtains cafe with lambrequins

Checkered cafe curtains with lambrequins

Curtain "cafe".It curtains, which begin just above the middle of the window and close the bottom.These mini blinds are often used in conjunction with long curtains.For fixing use bar, rod, even a simple fit well stretched webbing.Perfect for the kitchen, bring something rustic.Appropriate for a country style of Provence.

Curtains screens. These curtains can be seen on buses, but the apartments are also more than appropriate.Their distinctive feature - the method of attachment.They are fixed both above and below on the rods, fishing line or rope.A variety of curtains, screens curtains are "hourglass" - in the middle of the fabric pulls the fabric strip.As a result, the appearance of such a drape resembles an hourglass.

directly in the window opening set curtains with ties .They are the canvas, which tie strings, with their help, and set the desired length curtains.

Along web scallop (English) curtains inserted tape.Do this in several rows.As a result, pulling the elastic tape, achieve not only the desired length curtains, and interesting decorative effect in the form of waves.Along the lower edge of the curtains are often ruffle trim.The folds can be collected due to the loops or rings made from the wrong side.The British band curtains inserted only at the edges.

English curtains

English curtains

elegant look Italian curtains. Draperies formed by adjusting via rings from the inside.A distinctive feature are also folds on the top edge.

curtain with an overlap.Admission of attached decorative curtains.It can be made three-dimensional, securing the inner side papyrus paper.

Direct curtains. Usually this long curtains that are used with strings, hooks and holders.

lined curtains. lined curtains look good with drapes.You can make the lining of a transparent or decorative fabric.

Roman blinds. collected pleats, with a special mechanism

Blinds. As the name implies, these curtains rolled up.

Finish

With a train

with flex

top edge of curtains decorate:

  • folds,
  • lambrequins like fabric and wood,
  • kuliskoy.
Note! To decorate curtains using loops, all kinds of draperies, which selected light and transparent fabrics.However, such cables are not practical.

Shade curtains

The curtains in the color of the furniture

curtains the color of the furniture

Also important color curtains.Due to the color of the curtains you can either collect all the visual elements of the interior or disrupt the harmony.

rules for novice designers

The color is combined with a veil

color combined with a veil
  1. win-win situation - the selection of the color of curtains in the color of the furniture.Typically, furniture change less frequently, so those two things can make a beautiful interior duo for several years.
  2. Choosing curtains the color of the walls - one of the most popular, but not the most advantageous option.It is good if you are not going to often make cosmetic repairs, otherwise you'll have to choose the color of the wallpaper curtains.In addition, this option looks only when the curtains a little lighter or darker than the walls, if the color of the curtains and walls the same, then they merge with the walls and the interior looks empty.
  3. looks interesting combination of curtains in color with a large element of the interior.For example, when the color of the curtains in the bedroom is combined with color covers, in the living room - the color of the carpet and decorative pillows on the couch.The kitchen curtains can combine the color of the kitchen unit.
  4. Universal are neutral colors such as gray, beige, cream.If you think that these curtains look dull colors, play with the texture: add folds, pelmets, finish.
  5. For the kitchen, you can safely choose curtains with bright floral pattern in a cell with unusual prints, most importantly, to support print a variety of accessories, such as a tablecloth with the same ornaments, napkins.
  6. There are some rules on the selection of the color of curtains for every room of the apartment.For example, the bedroom should choose soft shades of green, cream and blue.These colors will help you relax after a busy day.In the living room curtains, you can choose any color even contrasting.
Note! Remember, warm colors make the room smaller and cozier, cool colors expand the space.By the way, keep in mind, in the kitchen, decorated in warm colors, you'll eat some more food than you need, to be satisfied - this comfort features.

Color Psychology

White curtains

White curtains

Remember that you need to be guided, first and foremost, on their preferences.It is unlikely to want to enjoy the long curtains color unloved, even if they are harmonious look in the interior.Consider the basic, basic colors of curtains and find out what to expect from the chosen color.

White. As you know, the white color makes the room wider and roomier, but it is easy to overdo it.If the room is a lot of white, then it runs the risk of sterile look at the hospital.White recommended to dilute other colors either pastel or contrasting.

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow. Curtains color of the sun create a positive mood.A bright yellow color is suitable for living rooms and children.It goes well with green, blue and white.

green curtains.Most shades pacify and relax.

Green

Green

Turquoise. Why this color is related to the primary colors, because in recent years, this color has become very popular and is often used in the design.However, his participation in the interior should be counted up to the last detail, it is best to entrust this business professional designers, as this color is very moody and difficult to combine with other colors.Invariably, it looks just beautiful with gold.

Blue. Soothing and relaxing color.It requires the participation of the interior elements companion close shades.

Blue

Blue

Blue. can decorate the room, and can easily spoil if you use too much blue in the interior.Ideally, the blue should be the darkest color in the interior and it should be a little bit, otherwise the room will turn dark and cold.

Red. excites the nervous system, so it should be used with great caution.

Orange

Orange

Orange. With skillful choice of colors and selection of appropriate interior can look very fresh and attractive.

can choose curtains not only in color but also the texture, ornament, style.

Kitchen

Curtain cafe

Curtain cafe

To make the kitchen window curtains for use:

  • eyelets.This ring, which are located within the web, at the upper edge.Be aware that the curtains with eyelets highly problematic to erase.Machine wash is not suitable for them;
  • hinges.This option is gaining popularity.It looks very aesthetically pleasing and easy to use;
  • braid.Ribbon - this is the easiest option fixing curtains to the eaves.

What to look

choosing curtains for the kitchen, above all, pay attention to their practicality.Still, the kitchen is not the cleanest room.There is a place and soot, and fat, and the smell is not always pleasant.Keep in mind, the curtains have to be washed frequently, especially if they are bright.

Think carefully before choosing long curtains for the kitchen.Are there additional centimeters?Some have a table at the window, then you should not choose the long version, it is possible to limit the length of the sill or batteries.Especially as long curtains will collect debris from the floor.

Note! color of curtains can be beat with the help of accessories and elements of interior kitchen.

Curtains in the style of Provence

Curtains Provence style

And, of course, do not forget about style.If you are a minimalist and arrange the interior of the kitchen in this style, choose plain curtains.If you like a cozy country-style look at the flowered curtains.If you love to stand and lean towards the avant-garde interior design fields, use bright colors.

for living

Echoes the color of the major elements of an interior

echoes the color of the major elements of the interior

choose curtains in the living room, her style appropriate:

  1. In the style of high-tech, such as concise look curtains direct cool colors blue-blue scales, silver, linen.
  2. Minimalistic design well dilute Japanese curtains that will highlight the rectangular shape of the window.You can opt for plain and light curtains.
  3. If the interior is decorated in Art Nouveau style, it is preferable to use soft shades blinds.
  4. for classic characteristic velvet and other heavy materials.Curtains should look monumental.Welcome fringe and pelmets.
  5. Well classics of the genre lightweight transparent curtains and thick drapes.

As for color, it is necessary to focus on the above recommendations.

Useful tips

Use strips

Use strips

The only thing that should be added:

  1. If the windows overlooking the sunny side, it is better to use cold colors - they are "freshen" the room if the windowon the contrary, facing north, stop your choice on the warm shades - they "will warm" room.
  2. If the room is too narrow and the ceilings are too low, use the strip.As is known, vertical strips lift ceiling horizontal "pushing" the wall.The straps may not only be self-colored.You can choose to print curtains positioned vertically or horizontally - he successfully cope with the task.
Note! If you do not know what kind of fabric to choose for the living room - natural or synthetic - keep in mind that natural fabrics look more expensive, but not synthetic fade and will last much longer.

Photo

Japanese curtains

Japanese curtains

In the style of high-tech

hi-tech

Italian-style

Italian-style

The living room combined with cushions

The living room combined with pillows

The color of the head and bedspreads

in color headboard and bedspread

Tulle and veil

Tulle and veil

Bright neutral shades

LightNeutral shades

Combined with the color of the headset

combined with the color headset

The combination of tulle and blinds

combination of tulle and blinds

The curtains in the bay window

curtains in the bay window

Curtains, tulle

Curtains Tulle

Curtains with an overlap

Curtains with an overlap

Curtain cafe in the dining room

cafe curtains in the dining room

Blinds

Blinds

Pink bedroom

Pink bedroom

Roman blinds from the grid

Roman blinds from the grid

Direct curtains with lambrequins

Direct curtains with lambrequins

hourglass

Hourglass

On Eyelets

On eyelets

Red

Red

Contrasting Roman blinds

Contrasting Roman blinds

From grid

from the grid

From lace

lace

Italian curtains

Italian curtains

Blue

Blue

Kitchen linen with matching trim

Kitchen linen with matching trim

Turquoise

Turquoise

Austrian blinds in the bedroom

Austrian curtains in the bedroom