Do's & Don'ts of Hanging Curtains: Tips & Measurments | Apartment Therapy

Are You Making These Mistakes When Hanging Your Curtains?

Curtains complete a room. They help control the light, lend privacy and warmth, affirm your style, and add texture and color. Maximize their benefits with these guidelines and make your window treatments the most they can be.

The Do's and Don'ts of Hanging Curtains

A simple template ensures you hang the curtain rod at the same height for every window, and that your rods won’t be crooked. The one above was made using a couple pieces of cardboard and saved time otherwise spent measuring from the corner of the windows.

Magical Thinking Pompom Curtain | Urban Outfitters #UOonCampus #UOContest

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Magical Thinking Pompom Curtain - Urban Outfitters (NOTE: love this, but unfortunately not sold in length. Recreate with colorful pompom trim on lightweight curtains as outer curtains, with white sheer underneath?

Most people choose to decorate their windows with traditional curtains, blinds, or fabric valances. But finding the perfect covering—one that blocks the sun, ensures a degree of privacy, and matches existing decor—can be tricky. As a solution, some homeowners opt for creating their own alternative window treatments, in the process saving money and injecting personality into their spaces. Check out 12 of our favorite DIY window coverings from around the Web.

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Most people choose to decorate their windows with traditional curtains, blinds, or fabric valances. But finding the perfect covering—one that blocks the sun, ensures a degree of privacy, and matches e

Hidden curtain clips.  Using header tape to make the top sturdier and sewing a band for the clips to hide them even more.

Drapery tape for shower curtain. If I ever get inspired to fix the apartment curtains. Using header tape to make the top sturdier and sewing a band for the clips to hide them even more.

MATILDA Sheer curtains, 1 pair, white - sheers for living and bedroom and maybe office

IKEA - MURRUTA, Lace curtains, 1 pair, , The lace curtains let the daylight through but provide privacy so they are perfect to use in a layered window solution.The slot heading allows you to hang the curtains directly on a curtain rod.

Thermalogic™ "Allegra" patterned (curtains) Grommet Top Insulated Curtains shown with Thermalogic™ Grommet Top Insulated Curtain in Navy color, & white tab top curtains in center. ~  For C's room??

Thermalogic™ "Allegra" patterned (curtains) Grommet Top Insulated Curtains shown with Thermalogic™ Grommet Top Insulated Curtain in Navy color, & white tab top curtains in center. ~ 3 sets of curtains!

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