About Diamante Curtains
A touch of diamanté can add a subtle sparkle to your curtains. There are many different curtains with diamanté features on the market today. You could choose a block colour with scattered diamantes for a magical look which shimmers when it catches the light. There are other varieties which are appliquéd with sequins and diamanté crystals.
Before buying any curtains, make sure you measure the depth and width of your windows. For a dressy look, many people like to bring their curtains all the way down to the floor. However, if your window sits above a radiator, you may prefer to stop the curtains above the radiator making sure you have the correct measurements is essential.
If you are buying diamanté curtains which are made from a thin material such as silk or satin, they may need to be lined in order to really keep out the light.
There are many different ways to hang a set of curtains. Ring-topped curtains are easily hung from any rail, as long as the rail is not wider than the eyelets. Curtain hooks can be bought separately to hang through smaller eyelets. Tab curtains feature a fabric folds which act in place of hooks, and voile curtains sometimes come with a hemmed top, which is simply rolled onto the curtain rail.
Make sure you have all your fixtures and fittings in order before buying any new curtains, accessories such as spare hooks and diamantes are also available.