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Making The Most Of Your Curtains | 247 Blog


Posted 15/05/2023

Making the most of your curtains Making the most of your curtains

Have you ever thought about how made to measure curtains can make a room feel more comfortable and stylish? Not only do they add a great aesthetic touch, but curtains also offer practical benefits like privacy and light control. To help you make the most of your curtains at home, here are some handy tips and tricks to get you started!

Measure accurately

Before purchasing your new curtains, make sure to measure your windows accurately. Measure both the width and the length of your windows, and consider if you want your curtains to sit inside or outside the window frame. Take into account any additional hardware such as curtain poles and finials, and make sure to leave enough space for them. If you need a hand measuring, you can find our useful guides here!

Choose the right fabric

You can find everything from breezy cotton to luxurious velvet or silk. When picking out your made to measure curtains, it's important to think about the room they'll be in and choose a fabric that fits the decor and provides the level of privacy and light control you want. So go ahead, get creative and find the perfect curtains for your space! Order your free samples today to make sure you have the perfect match for your home.

Hang curtains at the right height

To create a more spacious look, hang your curtains higher than the window frame, allowing them to extend to the ceiling or just below. Having floor length curtains will ensure you're staying on trend, while keeping your home warm and insulated. 

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Experiment with patterns and colours

Curtains are a fabulous opportunity to add some colour and pattern to your space. Choose a pattern and colour that complements your decor, and experiment with different styles and lengths to see what works best. Again, ordering your free samples would help to compare contrasting colours.


Cushions and tiebacks are a great way to accessories with your curtains. Tiebacks are a simple and stylish way to hold your curtains back during the day and let in more light can add a touch of elegance to any room.

Layer your curtains

Layering your curtains can add texture to your decor to create a more interesting look and provide additional benefits, such as improved insulation and light control. Consider using Roller Blinds underneath your curtains to create more of a dramatic look. 


Finally, carefully consider your curtain headings, as this will finish your look off perfectly. To find out more about the different heading styles you can head over to our blog to explain Curtain heading differences here


Curtains are an important part of any home decor and can be used to create a warm and inviting atmosphere, while also providing practical benefits such as privacy and light control. By following these tips and tricks, you can make the most of your curtains and create a beautiful and functional home.

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