So you’re excited about your brand new draperies from Half Price Drapes but what do you do with your old curtains? You could fold them up and store them forever but it’s likely you’ll never use them again. Here are some alternatives – some of which can earn you cold, hard cash – to help you get rid of your curtains. Sell them to a local consignment shop If your curtains are in good shape and the pattern is not outdated then you may be able to sell them in a consignment shop. The way these … [Read more...] about The Best Ways to Get Rid of Your Old Curtains
As the average lot size gets smaller, cities get more crowded, and neighbors get closer, it’s common for homeowners to crave the old days of more privacy. The good news is that there are many ways you can create more privacy in your yard. Check out this article by This Old House called 10 Ways to Add Privacy to Your Yard or read on for our four favorite ideas. 1. Plant your way to privacy Bushes, shrubs, and other greenery planted around your property line offer year-round screening and are … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to Create More Privacy in Your Yard
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
The fact of the matter is that many people simply don’t know how to properly hang their curtains. They assume that finding the perfect fabric and size curtain is all they need to do but the reality is that you can have the most beautiful curtains in the world and you won’t get the most out of them if you don’t hang them correctly. Check out these common errors people make when hanging curtains to find out if you’re guilty of curtain-hanging sins. Are your curtain rods hung too low? The most … [Read more...] about Are You Hanging Your Curtains All Wrong?
With all the changes modern décor has taken, many folks wonder: are curtains still necessary in the first place? Let’s consider this question and take a look at the future of curtains in the interior decorating world. The importance of drapes The most important reasons people hang draperies is to get the privacy they need. However, they’re also the perfect way to add some glamour and style to a décor, and they frame great views. That’s not all though: they also protecting furniture from the … [Read more...] about The Case for Curtains: Are They Still Necessary?
In homes all over the country, front porches are quintessential part of the home. Screened in porches provide families with a spot to sit during cool or warm evenings, and offer mosquito-free space to enjoy the evening. They keep people connect with their neighbors and are simply a wonderful way to unwind after a long day. Here are some great options to add curtains to your porch. Window screens Adding window screens is the easiest and likely least expensive option for your porch. It will … [Read more...] about The Best Curtains for Porches