If you manage a hotel, motel, or other hospitality-based business, choosing the right drapes for your rooms and/or public spaces can be a daunting task. You can choose typical curtains that are conventionally used in hotels and motels. You know the kind: patterned synthetic curtains with white lining. When you grab them, sometimes it feels like you are dragging your nails on the chalkboard? While these curtains are often a cheap option when bought in bulk and are something of an industry … [Read more...] about Choosing the right drapery for your hospitality business
Window Treatments - Silk Drapes
Silk curtains are the best of the best, the cream of the crop. There are a number of reasons to change up your decorating scheme, and silk curtains can be used to accomplish a variety of looks and styles. This article will discuss various ways that you can reliably use silk curtains to accent the rest of your home and décor. Sheer and light-colored silk curtains can be great alongside a large window, to help diffuse and spread natural light throughout your room. Linen furniture is also … [Read more...] about Incorporating the beauty of silk curtains into your home part 1
As you shop for the best drapery to complete the look of your home, don’t forget to pay attention to hardware. Here at Half Priced Drapes we’ve come up with a simple guide to help you select the perfect hardware for all your drapery needs. Understand the difference between functional and decorative You’ll find some drapery hardware that offers both practicality and style, but there are many options that only offer one or the other. Functional hardware consists of components that provide only … [Read more...] about Your Simple Guide to Drapery Hardware
You know that installing new drapes can be an exceptional way to add glamor and glitz to any room, or a homey feel, or a modern feel – virtually any look you want can be accomplished by simply adding new draperies. You know you can get super affordable drapes from Half Priced Draperies, but do you know how to hang them? Read these five common mistakes to assure you’re not making them! 1. Not getting the proper measurements The most common mistake by far is not getting the right … [Read more...] about 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Hanging Draperies
We recently learned in an article titled First Lady Gives New Look to State Dining Room that an overhaul of the State Dining Room, which seems simple on the surface, had a big impact on the look of the place. What was behind such a dramatic feel caused by just a few simple changes? New drapery, of course! So what kind of cool new draperies did she use? According to the article, “Silk draperies with vertical stripes of peacock blue and ecru replace curtains made of ivory silk brocade and … [Read more...] about White House Overhaul: Incredible Draperies Make a Stunning Change
There’s no question that any type of drapes will add beauty to your windows, but there’s much debate about readymade drapes versus custom options. Most people who choose readymade options do so because they don’t have the time or the experience to accurately measure and provide the details they need. Some people have standard windows and don’t need custom options. However, if you have windows that need custom sizing, there are many reasons to do it. If you choose readymade drapes for undersized … [Read more...] about Are Custom Drapes Really Worth the Cost?