Some Tips to Decorate Windows with Sheers

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Sheer curtains can be great idea for lovely window treatment since they are able to filter the sunlight from excessively getting into your room, add softness to the frame of the window, and provide privacy. You can let them hang loosely to cover the entire window or tied them to the side or in the center if the window. If you want to use sheers for your window treatment, here are some steps for you.

The first thing you have to do is to choose the color of the curtains, choose one which can complement to the tone of your room. Among all color options, white is the most popular one. It is very popular since it lets the light to pass through and it can complement to any color schemes. Another popular color is Ivory or off-white. Yet, they can create a yellow effect to your room. Meanwhile, plain white sheers can add a country feel to your room.

Furthermore, pastel sheer colors such as pink and blue tend to appear white unless they are placed close to an object with solid white. On the other hands, if you choose darker color such as burgundy and navy, you can hardly see through the sheer although they can let the light pass through.

The second thing you have to do is to decide the fabric and weight of the sheers. Fabric which is commonly available is inexpensive polyester which is airy and lightweight. Another idea is the lightweight cottons and linens. They are commonly used for sunny room. Another interesting sheer fabric is loose-weave cheesecloth.

The third thing you have to do is to determine how the curtain will drape. You can let your curtain loosely hang over the entire window. They can provide you privacy during the day. At night, the people outside can commonly see inside through the sheer. If you want extra privacy, you can consider using layer under the drapes.

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Sheers are widely used as window treatment. They can let light pass through so that it can make your room airy. Another great idea of window treatment is window blinds shades. You can find some more information about this window treatment option of door window blinds.


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This article was published on 2010/12/02