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Curtains

Curtain Adaptions

01.12.2018 in Curtains

Sometimes people like a set of curtains enough to want to use them in another location from the one they were designed to fit. Alternatively, sometimes changes to a room result in the need for a different size of curtains. In this case the new…

Crisp Fresh New Curtains

25.01.2018 in Curtains

New curtains can refresh the appearance of a room, adding an enlivened sense of energy. After the type of fabric, design and colour have been selected, it is our job to produce a finished product that fits the size of the window perfectly and hangs…

Beautiful Voiles for Spring

21.03.2017 in Curtains, Voiles

Enhancing elegant spaces with fresh modern fabrics is just the way to welcome spring and invite the best of summer into your indoor environment. The images featured below have been chosen to offer a sense of what can be achieved using the latest ADO Goldkante…

Patterned Curtains

10.03.2017 in Curtains, Fabrics

Here is a recent example of modern patterned curtains with a pinch pleated header. The bold pink and green colour scheme has been popular as we move into spring. As can be seen from the light filtering through the fabric, these particular curtains have not…

Safety First with Window Blinds

08.12.2015 in Blinds, Curtains

The following 12 min clip from abcNEWS.com (USA) via YouTube explains important safety concerns about window blind cords within the reach of young children. Anyone paying close attention to this clip might be horrified by some of the scenes and descriptions. Sometimes the clearest warnings…

Beige blackout curtains

28.10.2015 in Curtains

The beige curtains shown in these photos are lined with a blackout lining. This lining adds weight to the curtains and is ideal for bedrooms and children’s rooms, especially during the summer months when daylight lasts into the evening hours. These curtains have been fitted…

Voiles with Dress Curtains

18.09.2015 in Blinds, Curtains

The voile curtains (‘voiles’) shown here were made with pencil pleat heading tape and are fitted on corded tracks to enable them to be used in the same way as any other pair of curtains. The patterned curtains at either side of these windows are…

Blackout linings for summer curtains

13.06.2014 in Curtains, Fabrics, Windowdressing

We all look forward to the summer but the increase in the number of hours of daylight can cause problems for some people. For example, particularly bright daylight can make it more difficult for people who work night shifts to get to sleep during the…

Tips about Tab Top Curtains

18.01.2013 in Curtains, Windowdressing

Please, please before buying curtains with this tab top headings, measure the distance from the top of the pole to the top of the window recess so that you know how long the loops need to be. An example of tab top curtains If you…

Curtains at French Windows, Oxfordshire

Cosy Curtains with Matching Cushions for Autumn

30.10.2012 in Curtains, Cushions

As the nights draw in and the clocks go back (28 Oct 2012) thoughts turn to cosy evenings inside. It is during the late autumn and winter months that many people in the UK including Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and the Thames Valley generally, see more…

Voile curtains in bay window

07.06.2012 in Curtains, Voiles

Voiles or ‘voile curtains’ are made from soft light sheer fabrics which are now available in a wide range of colours and patterns. These translucent fabrics permit light to filter into a room while still affording a fair degree of privacy. The voiles shown here…

Square Bay Windows

28.12.2011 in Curtains, Tracks

If you are going to use poles for square bay windows think carefully about how you want to the curtains to hang. Do you want to have one curtain on each side of the the bay, or a pair of curtains ? You need to…