One interesting phenomenon we’ve been keeping our eye on over here at Half Price Drapes is the idea that what’s popular in clothing is becoming popular in interior design as well. To see if this adds up, let’s look at some of the biggest trends in clothing and imagine how they could be redefined as interior décor. Striped t-shirts are making their way into curtains In case you haven’t heard, those in the design industry swear that the plain white t-shirt is being replaced by a blue and white … [Read more...] about Are the Hottest Trends in Clothing Coming to the Interior Design Side?
Velvet is such a luxurious fabric and it’s no wonder people want to surround themselves with it when decorating their homes. However, it can also overwhelm a space if not used correctly. Here are some simple tips that can help anyone decorate with velvet fabric. Mix it with other fabrics Velvet should never be the only fabric you use in a room. Even when you use it in one spot, try to make it a part of other fabrics. For example, velvet curtains are beautiful, but we always recommend that you … [Read more...] about Dos and Don’ts When Decorating Your Home with Velvet
There are many reasons people choose velvet curtains, from their heavy, elegant feel, to their bold colors, to the touch of their smooth yet rough exterior. They come in a wide range of sizes and colors, but one thing is the same among all velvet curtains: how to care for them. Use a string or rod to open them You should never use your hands to open or close your velvet curtains. Too much hand contact and crush and bruise the pile. Eventually, this leads to handprints where you’ve grabbed … [Read more...] about How to Care for Velvet Curtains