Antique style is gaining popularity, as well as curtains with a meander (antique ornament) is called "Greek."
The predominance of pastel shades with original ornaments highlight their elegant simplicity.
Therefore, practical minimalism should surround the curtains.
Differences of the Greek style
There is no pomp, curtains are rarely used. The material performs the function of protection from the sun, so the pattern is unobtrusive. The versatility and brevity of the Greek curtains have many advantages:
- Easy to sew for yourself.
- They are simple, can be easily combined with draperies and combine different colors.
- Well decorated with tassels and cords.
- Use dense natural fabrics.
- These curtains protect from ultraviolet rays.
- The main feature is symmetry.
- Decorating rooms with minimalism, classics, etc.
Often in Greece, blinds are used, as well as shutters from the hot heat. For curtains used flax, thick jute or bleached cotton.
For each room you should choose your own style and color of the curtains.
Two opposite shades of designers often use in their decisions for spectacular decoration of window openings in residential premises, as well as in large halls, where holidays are held, events to give solemnity and luxury.
Any curtains should "breathe" and protect the room from sun. Cotton and bleached linen are especially popular.
Many use heavy drapes to enhance protective functions. Bilateral curtains look dramatically, curtains in the Greek style, where the sides have contrasting colors.
Gold and black shades look very elegant in one curtain. Inside it should be black, and when fixed in the morning with beautiful pom-poms, the golden frame of the window.
Black color will be protected from the sun's rays, and gold - for aesthetics. Perhaps a departure from the style, add light bright curtains. Read here! Blackout curtains - perfect sun protection! (80 photos of new products in the interior)
The colors of curtains (curtains) should be in harmony with the surrounding background and decoration of the room.
Ideal to have bedding in the style of Greece.
Roman or roller blinds are suitable here, although the assembly of beautiful folds has been slightly modified. Roman collect cords up, and the Greek curtains in the kitchen - on the side.
The canvas is rectangular in shape fixed to the frame, as well as on the eaves. Durable cord unwinds easily. Caring for a cloth is simple.
Curtains with an ornament are considered as classics, colors pastel, sand or cream. Geometric ornament or floral motifs should not irritate the eyes. Lambrequins and other decor will perfectly fit into the Greek style.
Hall (living room)
The material for the rest room is wool, dense cloth, etc. The Greek style dictates simple clear lines. Deep uniform folds are welcome. Plastic clips can be inserted to give depth and volume. Let's look at how to make a Greek curtain.
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To emphasize chic, you can alternate between swag and jabot. Beautiful perekida, decorated with ruffles at the edges. It is better to make such a pelmet of translucent material for greater glamor. It is better to fasten the bar with barrettes
Another way to design - bamboo blinds or matting.
Roman-Greek curtains - when assembling, falling folds are obtained, but when closed they are very similar to roller blinds.
The combination of black and white stripes will create an association in the ancient colonnade, visually give the height of the room perfectly.
Types of Greek Curtains
Classic can combine different styles, include fashion trends. Greek style can be used in uniform vertical folds with soft smooth lambrequins.
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Blinds are suitable for high density, they can be draped. Blackout misses a little diffused light.
Curtains-curtains are made of heavy fabrics, they are well fixed at the top and bottom, and in the center make out different pickups (quilted, complicated, etc.).
Roman-Greek curtains are similar to the previous ones; these are rectangular canvases made of a single material (natural fabrics), which are fixed directly on the ledge.
Mandatory drawing of geometric shapes, collected from the side of the cord. When they are folded, you can decorate with different ribbons.
Blinds are made of bamboo or various wood. Hypoallergenic products are processed so as not to burn out under the sun's rays. They are moisture resistant and durable, not pretentious to care.
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Greek curtain manufacturers
There are a lot of companies that manufacture fabrics with such ornaments:
- Togas (Greece);
- "Junkers & Mullers GmbH ”(Germany);
- Mastro RapHael (Italy);
- Texdecor (France)
- Kirayteks (Turkey) and many other manufacturers.
Given the recommendations of the designers, you can sew the Greek curtains with your own hands. They will decorate any room.