Considering Cheap Curtains As an Upgrade? Here Are Some Great Tips
It is a great way to give a fresh look and feel to a room.
One of the best tips I've came across is to keep it uncomplicated.
But the beauty is that even though you may be somewhat strapped for cash you can totally change the energy of a room into something much more desirable.
For those that are primarily looking to just simply block the light be careful.
Cheap curtains often can leave you disappointed.
It's really difficult when purchasing to know if a curtain is really going to do a good job at stopping the light.
The main problems with many cheap curtains is the density of the lining.
A considerations to keep in mind is looking for the term blackout curtain labeled on the package if you're looking to keep the light truly out.
Unless it says blackout curtain you can bet light will still be coming through.
There are essentially two different types of blackout curtains that end up in most bedrooms.
The one many have just fixes to the back of the curtain acting like a lining.
The second one actually acts like a pair of curtains.
It is this second option that acts like a pair of curtains that is recommended if you really want to keep the light out of your bedroom or any other room.
What's nice about blackout curtains is that they also give the effect of looking like they have extra mass and volume providing a more luxurious look.
Faux silk curtains are among the most popular choices these days.
What's nice is these can be obtained in a very wide range of colors and sizes.
Many are gravitating toward this style for the nice look with a very contemporary finish.
But again bear in mind that you may need some blackout curtains behind these faux silk ones to help block the light if this is your aim.
What's really nice about faux silk is they are made from polyester to imitate real silk.
This makes them easily washable to keep their nice look.