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 Sell them to a local consignment shop If your curtains are in good shape and the pattern is not outdated then you may be able to sell them in a consignment shop.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
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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
Sheer curtains are a great way to let plenty of light into a room. They provide a little privacy and add a soft, breezy look to a room. However, many people don’t know exactly what to do with them. Here are some ideas for using them – some of which are standard and some of which will surprise and delight you. Use sheer curtains in conjunction with heavier curtains The main complaint people have with sheer curtains is that they don’t provide as much privacy as they’d like. While this can be a … [Read more...] about Unique and Unexpected Uses for Sheer 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?
By understanding everything your window coverings can do for you, you will ensure that you're making the right choice when it comes to window coverings. And, choosing the right window treatments is a rewarding experience. Don’t get stuck believing your curtains only serve a single purpose. Review the five purposes of your window treatments to ensure you’re getting from them everything you can. Curtains add softness to a room Curtains can help soften abrupt lines in a room, can soften the look … [Read more...] about The 5 Purposes of Window Treatments
There are many reasons people choose to layer window treatments. Whether you want a bold look, you need varying light level control, or you simply like the look of layered window treatments, Half Price Drapes has the layer tips you’ve been looking for. Decide what the purpose of layering is Before you get started, you should know exactly why you want to layer your curtains. This will help you determine the best way to go about it for your home. Some questions you may ask yourself … [Read more...] about How to Layer Window Treatments