1. What Fabric and Colour to Use?
You will need to consider the mood for your room. For a formal space, heavy silk or velvet. More practical include silky rayon blends and cotton sateen. Casual feel, billowy linen and crinkly crushed velvet. For cotton and cotton blends, it works with any type of decor and gives a crisp, neat feel.
Do you want you curtains to blends or pop? For blending, pick curtains that are about the sam e tone as your wall but a few shades darker. To pop, pick bold colour ( bright colour ).
2. How long should your curtains be?
Just hitting the floor or sill
This give a classic and tailored look, it makes sense if you will be opening and closing curtain a lot as they fall back in place every time you move them. The fabric should only just the floor or hover half an inch above.
Breaking slightly at the floor
The extended fabric should only be one to three inches.
3. How your curtain should be hang in relation to the window?
Hang above the frame
Wanting to create a taller window? You should mount the rod 4-6 inches above the window frame or halfway between the frame and the ceiling. ( Do not go more than 8 inches, as it would look awkward. ) Be sure to account for the extra fabric.
Hang wider than the frame
Extending the rod 3-6 inches beyond the frame each side maker the window fell grander and it allowed extra light to stream in when curtain ar open.
4. Do you need back ties?
You will need tieback if you want to be able to pull curtains to the side for more light, formal look. They are also a nice way to showcase a view.