Homey Elegance with Window Treatments

There are a lot of things you can do to add to the elegance of your windows. If you don’t make use of valances or cornices, the hardware of the curtain will be obvious. However, if you use beautiful curtain rods, it will just contribute to the elegance of the curtain even when the hardware is exposed.

Aside from the curtain rod, you can improve your curtains even more when you make use of decorative rings in attaching the curtain. Copper or Bronze plated rings can add glamour to your window treatments.

If rings don’t tickle your fancy, you can opt for flip-toppers. Flip-toppers is usually made up of fabric which is then used to affix the curtain to the rod. You may go for another fabric material for flip-toppers if you want to yield some contrast to your windows.

If you want to room to look more elegant and formal, consider putting a curtain that falls or even pools to the floor. Floor length curtains convey formality and elegance whereas curtains that fall a bit short of the fall has a more casual appearance.

If you want to achieve a really formal look, consider hanging the curtain starting from the ceiling height then let it fall all the way to the floor. This makes the window look at a lot taller than it really is.

Tie-back curtain treatments has a lot of styles also. They can range from the whimsical to the casual. You must have at least 2 curtain rods to achieve this treatment. You are also required to have the lace panels of the curtain to be 2 to 3 times the actual width of the window in order to achieve the tie-back lace style.

Tie-back lacing is perfect with curtains with the drapes all the way to the floor, so as to complete the elegant look.