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Fabric for Sunny Room

White Room

for a windows that has direct sunlight most of the day, a good rule of thumb is try to use neutral color fabric. They’re are less likely to fade than other colors and will blend into your room décor. If you want to add a pop of color you can incorporate color in a decorative tape on the curtain.

Some material you may consider is linen, silk, faux silk and velvet for window treatment. They tend to hang the best. Faux silk tend to be the most durable in a sunny room and will not deteriorate as fast a real silk curtains. Lining will also help to prolong the life of any curtain fabric. Lining and interlining is what give curtains their body and fullness.

When measuring your window add a few inches to your panels, this will give your room the sense of height. Designers often say hang curtains about six inches above the window frame but you could go higher. For a modern look, have panels flush with the floor. Make your curtains a few inches wider around the window frame, this will help block out light that may get in when they are closed.

Should you use pre made window treatments?. This is up to you, some are madewell some are not. They are not always as cost effective as you might think. If you decide to have them custom made check your local fabric store. They can help you find the best fabric for your style and budget.

One of the largest benefits for custom window treatments are you can customize the dimensions for your window. This will give it a more unique look and you will have endless design options with fabrics and style. Your finished product will be exceptional, a one of a kind window treatment.


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