The shape of the window

The window type and orientation of the room, are determining factors when choosing curtains. Keep the ratio of the amount of fabric you use and the length of the window and think how much sun and clarity comes in: Do you need a thick curtains or rather transparent?

Miscalculates meters of cloth

Calculator in hand, performs the accounts of meters of fabric you need for your curtains: adds 30 cm to the width of the window and then multiply the result by 2, 2.5 or 3, as you want a screen with more or less gathers.

What is the ideal length?

Within long there are many trends. The most common is to add about 15 cm to the length of the window. No embago, if you like the curtains crawl like us, adds 10 more cm: this will be supported on the ground. You know that in the cabinet we like so ...

A nice fall!

To achieve curtains with a nice fall, opt for "heavy" fabrics like thick linens, silks or chenille wild. If you want to use fresh fabrics, choose lonetas, arpilleras cotton or silk linens.

For practical Families: Blinds!

If the window does not allow large draperies and want a practical, lightweight solution, the blinds are your best allies. The folding can put (rods), paqueto (without rods) or Roman (with draping).

Earn light with lace curtains

To win natural light curtain fabric used for making curtains. Their tissues, floaty and light (thread, voile, linen open weave ...), are perfect to let any sunlight.

Dare to match!

Large windows, balcony doors and bedroom windows are the best places where to use combinations: (more current) curtains with sheers (the classic option) or falls with blinds. Thinks that the more views a window, you will give more prominence to her and views.

Tiebacks: Useful and practical

The tiebacks are small pieces of wood or metal, placed at a third of the curtain, create an elegant draping effect perfect for collecting curtains. Always bring a classic and romantic touch.

Clamps: Charming complement

Windows with double curtains, draperies lined with fleece or combinations fall and visillo, uses clamps (straps or cords that hold the curtain) are ideal for collecting the fabric and create an eye-catching cash, highlighting the windows.