This week is all about linen curtains at’ Fabrics-Store.com.’ ‘ Check out our blog for quick and easy tips for creating linen curtains for your home.’ ‘ Also, feel free to share any ideas or advice from your own experience in working with curtains!
As I get ready to move into my new apartment, there are a number of things for me to take into consideration.’ Once the issue of a bed to sleep on is dealt with, I find myself eagerly searching for ways to liven up my small, yet cozy new home.’ I can worry about the rest of the furniture later….
I began thinking hard about what could make my apartment look more like an actual home.’ Then I realized that curtains do add a certain something to a room.’ They are so simple but can enhance the feel of a room in an instant.’ I’m not talking about some heavy, tacky tapestries to block out all source of light.’ What I mean when I talk about curtains is something to dress the room up without overtaking it.’ What I want are some curtains that let in enough light to make the room fresh, not drab.’ After browsing the Internet for the best option, it appears that linen curtains are exactly what I have in mind.
Linen is perfect because it lets in just the right amount of light.’ I really like the sheer white linen curtains because they don’t take away from the characteristic of the room.’ Instead, linen curtains look clean and simple, but with a certain element of class.’ I think they prove that something elegant doesn’t have to be gaudy; rather, it can be an understated touch.’
Linen curtains are more than just aesthetically pleasing; there are tons of smart benefits to choosing linen! Here are some practical reasons that won me over:
“¢ They are made from flax, which uses fewer chemical fertilizers and pesticides than cotton.
“¢ Provides protection against UV radiation.
“¢ Can keep your house warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
“¢ Cause zero irritation and allergies when used in furnishings, curtains and clothing.
“¢ Antibacterial and anti-fungal.
“¢ They are highly durable.
“¢ After each wash, linen fabric curtains get stronger and enhances in texture.
Making your own traditional curtains is no big deal and requires minimal effort.’ But, if are still finding yourself a little hesitant, just check out the easy-to-follow video series on’ eHow.’ There is no way to mess up now!
In rooms with smaller windows, such as bathrooms or kitchens, you can create curtains without even breaking out the sewing machine. ‘ You can create a home touch to any room simply by draping a piece of linen over window rod.’ I find that old handkerchiefs work great, as do small cuts of linen.’ Also, try using clips or buttons to attach your linen to your line.’ ‘
There are so many easy ways to decorate your room in no time at all!‘ This week we will share more creative linen curtains ideas with you. ‘ Share your suggestions and ideas by leaving comments or posting on our facebook wall.
*Tip* If you want more sheer or light curtains, we suggest you use an IL020‘ or’ IL030‘ linen.’ ‘ IL019‘ is perfect if for the standard mid-weight curtains.’ ‘ If you are looking for thicker curtains, then’ 4C22′ works wonderfully.