How to Measure for Curtains
In college, I once push-pinned a sheet over my apartment’s bedroom window and held it open when needed with a binder clip from my economics notebook. At the time, I thought this was quite inventive. Ugly, but inventive. I’m sure my landlord adored all those tiny tack holes in the molding. Now, I prefer beautiful
Everything You Need to Know About Hanging Curtains
Curtains complete a room. They help control the light, lend privacy and warmth, affirm your style, and add texture and color. Maximize their benefits with these guidelines and make your window treatments the most they can be. Select a curtain rod that is wider than the width your window. This will allow enough room for the panels to hang on either side of your window, and will force the panels to cover the window at all times.
How to Hang a Curtain Rod and BLACK+DECKER Drill Giveaway
I was browsing the home section of Target the other day and overheard two women talking. One woman was gushing over some pretty curtains and asked her friend if she should buy them along with a new curtain rod for her living room. I approved of her choice and wished I could see her living room :). But then something strange happened. She took the curtains out of her cart, placed them back on the shelf, and pouted to her friend that her husband wouldn't hang the curtain rod for her in a…
DIY Projects and Ideas - The Home Depot
Hanging curtains is a great DIY project to transform your living room. Simply measure and mark your space, install hanging brackets in a stud or with anchors, place the rod and the curtains, and steam for a more polished look. Get a more detailed how-to on The Home Depot blog.
Renter’s Removable Solutions: SlideOnBracket.com
Oh the challenges of a rental! Especially one in a modern building of the sort that seem to be replacing the classic old Spanish-style buildings in our neighborhood. Beige carpeting, skimpy rooms and clauses that limit painting or marring walls in any way, a dilemma if you’re considering replacing cheap mini-blinds with curtains. How exactly do you hang a curtain rod without making a hole in the wall and risk losing your security deposit?…Slide on Brackets to the rescue!
how to hang a curtain rod | made simple | Miss Mustard Seed
When I realized I was going to have to hang four curtain rods in the family room, I came up with a solution on how to hang curtain a curtain rod to make sure they are all hung at the same height and the same distance from the window. This process in the past has involved measuring up, measuring […]
How to Hang Curtains
Hanging curtains doesn't have to be a pain! Learn how to hang curtains straight -- and keep the curtain rod from coming out of the wall!
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The Easiest Way to Hang Curtain Rods
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Thinking Outside the Box #3 - Curtain Hardware
Curtains and the hardware necessary to hang them are a great place to think outside the box. Hardware can add up very quickly, plus you're pretty limited on styles. Rods are not such a big deal, because they are covered up for the most part, but I often find myself wishing for something a little more personal when it comes to finials and brackets. Christmas ornaments, on the other hand, come in so many interesting shapes, sizes, colors, and styles. That, I can get really excited about! Since…