Design features of curtains for the living room
The living room is the central room of any dwelling, so its design should be approached with the utmost responsibility; it is worth noting that the beautiful curtains for the living room will set the tone for the entire interior.
The role of curtains in the interior
The special purpose of the room will help emphasize the correctly chosen curtains. Proper design of windows will help to create a festive and cozy atmosphere. When choosing the design of curtains take into account the following parameters:
- room illumination;
- general design style;
- the size of the window opening;
- room illumination.
If you choose the right curtain design for the living room, then the room will sparkle with new colors. For the modern classic style, you should choose models made of thick fabric with a rich finish. Shortened models are suitable for the modern style, and visually you can expand the room with the help of light and light fabrics. With options for decorating windows can be found in the photo.
Photo: a thoughtful combination of the color of the curtains with the living room interior.
Photo: Japanese curtains
Window opening rules
Draperies will help to increase the area, the color scheme of which will be the same as the color scheme of the walls of the room.
Tip: if it is necessary to move apart the space of a small room, then preference is given to monochromatic fabrics without an ornament or with a very small pattern.
Multi-colored canvases also expand the space. If it is necessary to visually reduce the height of the ceilings of the room, then windows should be draped with fabrics with a large pattern or a bright print. Additional ribbons and frills, fluffy and complex designs also visually reduce the space.
For poorly lit rooms it is necessary to use lightweight fabrics, since too dark and heavy draperies will darken the room. The drapery of windows with fabrics with an ornament from vegetative motives or a traditional vertical strip will help to add to an interior of solemnity. Original is the design of curtains for the living room using printed fabrics.
Dressing windows in a classic style
For a classic style, you should use rich draperies that fit perfectly into the modern interior. If the room needs to be given solemnity, then for decorating the windows you can use pelmets and tulle with hand embroidery. For the modern style it is better to use monochromatic fabrics of neutral colors. Organically in a laconic interior curtains will fit into a striped or checkered. Modern design emphasizes drapery in the Roman style, and for ethnicity should be given preference for natural materials. Decorating a window opening with organza or light tulle is suitable for a room decorated in Japanese style. Modern design of curtains for the living room in the style of Provence provides for the presence of small ornament, the preference is better to give the traditional floral motifs: roses, field flowers, etc.
Examples of design windows for living rooms with different thematic focus of the interior can be viewed in the photo.
Photo: Roman blinds
Photo: decorating the window opening backlit
Determine the color
When choosing a color scheme for the design of a window opening, you should pay attention to the harmonious interaction of the drapery color range with the other elements of the interior. Thin fabric in the design of the window opening will be inappropriate if the room is too high ceilings. Lush designs will make a small room even smaller. Before you buy the product, you should be familiar with the options for decorating the windows in the photo. After reviewing the design solutions, you can choose exactly the version that most harmoniously fit into your design.
The wrong design of even the most beautiful curtains in the living room can divert attention from its main decoration, therefore, enough attention should be paid to the design of the window opening. It is not at all necessary to use the most expensive and complex models for window trimming, the result can be flawless even with less pompous structures. The main requirements for draperies is the quality of manufacture, as well as a suitable structure and color range, which will emphasize the dignity of the room and hide its weaknesses. To help with the choice of a particular design and model will help special catalogs, in which there are photos of not only the products themselves, but also options for decorating window openings.
It is worth noting that by changing only one drape of the window opening, you can change the living room beyond recognition, change the thematic focus of its interior, without resorting to repair, replacement of furniture or major alterations.