THE DO'S & DON'TS OF CURTAIN PLACEMENT

 
the do's and don'ts of curtain placement - how high should I hang my curtains above the window? How long do my curtains need to be?
 

There are certain rules and guidelines when it comes to hanging curtains. If you follow the guidelines correctly, you'll create a stunning illusion of taller ceilings and wider windows.

 

DON'T

 
 Don't position your curtain rod directly above the window.
 

Don't position your curtain rod directly above the window.

 


 

DO

 
Do's and don'ts of curtain placement - position the curtain rod close to the ceiling
 

Place your curtain rod approximately 4-6" above the window frame or go all the way to your ceiling for a dramatic look! This will give the illusion of taller ceilings.

 


 

DON'T

 
Do's and don'ts of curtain placement - don't let your curtain cover up part of the window

Don't use a narrow rod that forces your curtains to cover up some of the window.

 

 

 
 

DO

Do's and don'ts of curtain placement - do get a wide curtain rod so that the curtains don't cover up the window
 

Get a rod wide enough that when the curtains are open they cover just the edge of your window frame. Aim to get a rod that is 8-12" wider than your window. This will bring in more natural light and create the illusion of a wider window.

 


 

DON'T

 
Do's and don'ts of curtain placement - don't get curtains that are too short

Don't get curtains that are too short.

 

 

 
 

DO

Do's and don'ts of curtain placement - do get curtains that reach the floor
 

Get curtains that reach the floor.

 


 

That's it! I hope this info is helpful to you!

 

 

Until next time,

 
 

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