There’s nothing better than hanging brand new curtains but many homeowners are unsure what to do with their old curtains. Often they’re still in great shape but simply don’t fit in with the décor anymore. Half Price Drapes is here with four ideas to help you upcycle your old curtains. 1. Rope off a little privacy You can use curtains to create unique little private areas within your home. Do you have a corner that’s not being used? Part of a room that’s just empty space? Use curtains to create … [Read more...] about 4 Ideas for Upcycling Your Older Curtains
So you love books but you don’t know how to store them. You’re tired of adding bookcase after bookcase and want a more unique way to store them. Half Price Drapes has you covered! Read on to learn about four truly unique ideas for storing your books. 1. Repurpose an old ladder Reuse a ladder as a unique book case. You can leave it as is, add a coat of sealant, or paint it to match your décor. Then simply prop it against the wall and stack your books on it. You could also add fishing line or … [Read more...] about 4 Unique Book Storage Ideas for Book Lovers
There are many reasons you may want a non-traditional way to hang your curtains. Whether you simply want a different look, or you’re trying to save money, Half Price Drapes has some unique ideas to get your creativity rolling. 1. Turn a leather-strap into a curtain rod This is great for those areas with very little room. When windows are high and corners are tight it can be very challenging to hang a traditional curtain rod. All you need to do is grab a set of saddle-grade leather straps. You … [Read more...] about 3 Unique Money-Saving Ways to Hang Your Curtains
Are you moving? Have you been trying to sell your house without success? The New York Times just published an article titled Essential Home Staging Tips that offers the best advice we’ve seen in years. Check it out or keep reading for our favorite of their tips. Cut down on clutter Most experts agree that the most important part of preparing your home for sale is to tidy up. Take items you don’t need and sell them, store them, donate them, or otherwise dispose of them. The less clutter you … [Read more...] about Essential Home Staging Tips from the New York Times
Has your bathroom seen better days? Is it hopelessly outdated? Are you struggling to know where to start revamping it? We have tons of ideas for you that will kick start your creative juices. You don’t have to paint the entire room Most people know that painting the bathroom will have a huge impact on the way it looks. However, they’re often hesitant to take on this project because it can feel overwhelming. The good news is that you don’t have to paint the entire bathroom to have an impact. … [Read more...] about Bathroom Makeover Basics: Are You Ready for a Facelift?
People layer their window coverings for many different reasons. Whether you simply want the impact of numerous types of curtains or draperies, or you want the option of more or less privacy at different times of the day, Half Price Drapes has you covered. Let’s go over some of the most popular things people are looking for and then discuss the layering options that meet those needs. If you’re layering window coverings because you love drapes If your main motivation is simply that you love … [Read more...] about A Simple Guide to Layering Window Coverings