In the interior, the curtains carry not only functional value (to hide the house from prying eyes, to save from the bright sun), but also decorative.
They add comfort to the room and connect among themselves all the elements of the interior, being the final link in the style of the room.
Fashion trends in interior design are constantly changing. If you do not want to do a new repair every three to four years, but still follow the fashion, buying a new curtain will be a good way out.
Surprisingly, with them the look of the whole room is changing, and you will easily follow the spirit of the times.
Consider new products on the curtain market for the living room 2017.
For a long time, tulle and curtains are the most popular combination that is used to decorate windows.
Last year, a combination of several colors for shadow curtains became a fashionable phenomenon. Matter sewn together, causing a feeling of layering and more volume.
Shadow curtains in the living room are able to completely protect it from street light. While tulle, only softens the sun's rays, giving the space an atmosphere of comfort.
Daytime curtains made of translucent tulle look light and airy. They do not allow massive curtains to overload the room.
An interesting solution bears in itself the colorblock style - a combination of two colors on the curtains, sewed horizontally. In the photo the curtains in the living room in this design look fresh and original.
An important place is the choice of material. Give preference to modern, high-quality fabrics. They may cost more, but this price will pay off during use.
Experimenting with colors and shapes, using different types of draperies, accessories, you will find a unique option that will fit into any style.
There are several window decoration techniques that are usually recommended by curtain designers for the living room:
- All attention to the curtains. For them use bright fabrics of saturated colors, drapery, and also decorate the bottom with tassels or fringe. Tulle is only a background of neutral tones.
- All attention to tulle. Achieving the opposite effect due to interesting curtains (possibly with eye-catching pattern) and curtains, bed shades, as simple as possible.
- Only tulle. This option is suitable for windows that do not come out on the sunny side. To transparent curtains in the interior of the living room did not look easy, they drape. Take a closer look at the prints with photo printing.
Keep in mind that it is quite self-sufficient, and draperies and decorations will only make it pretentious.
Modern curtains in the living room can hold on to various mounts. Among them the most fashionable today are the grommets - rings made of plastic or metal.
At the top of the curtains are cut small holes into which they are inserted. With increasing distance between them, the depth of the folds increases. The curtains on the grommets look really modern, but for them you need a special round cornice.
Even this seemingly simple way of decorating can be done in several ways. The first option - strung rings on the eaves. The second option is to tie strings or hooks to the rings, which will hold the entire structure.
Lambrequins are a type of drapery, horizontally located at the top of the curtains along the entire length of the eaves. Previously, such a tool for the design of curtains in the living room was performed only from curtain fabric.
Together with the coming into fashion of layering, any fabric is combined with them.
Lambrequins decorate the window and the whole room in an original way, camouflage the cornices, give the decor a finished look.
An important advantage is their ability to visually smooth out uneven ceilings and flaws on window openings.
One type of lifting curtains are roman blinds. In the expanded state, they have a flat rectangular surface. If you collect them, thanks to the slats on the seamy side, the same horizontal folds are formed.
Often use these stylish curtains in the living room because of their versatility. Alone, they do not look simple, and in tandem with ordinary curtains do not look pretentious.
In addition, they are made from completely different textures, which means that they can be used as a day and as a shadow option.
Another model of lifting curtains - Austrian curtains. They will perfectly fit into classic and rustic styles, such as shebbi-chic or Provence. The drapery is located only in the lower part and has a particularly elegant, romantic character.
In 2017, there was a tendency to sew “Austrians” from light and soft fabrics painted in pastel colors with an unobtrusive floral pattern. Thin flax, veil, tulle, organza, perfect for that.
More romance will add accessories in the form of bows, lace and braid.
Kisey is a thick rows of threads or tapes made of various materials. This is the most modern type of curtains. They are original, plastic and easily combined with previous versions.
In addition, they can be easily draped and assembled in a variety of forms with the help of special holders for curtains.
If the room does not need one hundred percent blackout, the muslin will perfectly cope with this no worse than fabric curtains. In addition, the threads themselves can be painted in different colors, to give originality and shine on them, they often string jewelry (glass beads, beads, sequins, etc.).
No matter what style of curtains you choose, they should be combined with the decor of the room.
- In the trend of multi-layered and diversified. Play with different fabrics and do not be afraid to combine them.
- Do not allow curtains to merge with the walls. When choosing the color of curtains in the living room, give preference to shades either darker or lighter than the main one. To do this, grab a piece of wallpaper or take a photo of them.
- In the store and on the window the fabric will look different. Before buying, check how it looks at the light.
- If you want to keep up with the times, give preference to natural fabrics and colors (emerald, mustard, ripe cherry, etc.)
- Look at the printed photo curtains, they are very relevant this year.
The living room has an important function. This is a room where the whole family gathers and spend a lot of time together, inviting guests to it.
Thus, it becomes the center of the house, its “face”. Therefore, the living room must be stylish and comfortable.
In the implementation of this task will be indispensable assistance curtains. Feel free to experiment with colors, materials and create your own unique style.