The Latest Trends in Window Curtains

The main purpose of curtains is intended to block or obscure lights as well as give you ample privacy. Each one of these curtains comes with a different attribute assigned to them as they are made up of different types of fabrics to help with different degree of light absorption and heat insulation.

The infographic “Types of Curtains NYC” recently uploaded by gives you a complete insight into different types of curtains and the qualities associated with them. It will help you while you’ll be looking forward to find the right curtains for your windows.

Different types of curtains available these days are: Box Pleated Curtains, Cased Heading Curtains, Eyelet Curtains, Tab Top Curtains, Sheer Curtains, Pelmets and Valances and hanging Curtains. You can use ‘Eyelet Curtains’ in your kids’ rooms which are an ideal choice due to their suitability for light and medium fabrics.

Whereas, pelmets can be used to conceal the curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing and valances will give a much softer appearance with a gathered or pleated heading. You can also refer to the given infographic to get more information on these curtains.


Make Your Windows Appealing Using Curtains And Valances

Valances are a form of window treatments which cover the uppermost part of the window. These can be hung alone or can be paired with window blinds or curtains and are basically used for the purpose of wall decorative effect and also in order to conceal the curtain rods, blinds or shade hardware.

You can find various styles, patterns and types of Valances matching your curtains in various stores in NYC.

The Infographic titled “Décor Your Windows With Valances” explains the various types of valances which are available in NYC. These include the following:

  • Crenellated: These types of valances feature a cutout edge at the bottom hem which is similar in appearance to the edge of the castle, usually a stiffer, flat fabric.
  • Swag: This is a type of valance having one or more sections of draped fabric that hang down between the points in a rounded fashion. These are also called as Festoon or Jabot.
  • Tailored, Flat: This is a flat, rectangular valance without gathers or ruffles.
  • Balloon: These are puffy valance which are made up of light weight fabric that is gathered or shirred in order to create a balloon effect.

For further details, refer the given Infographic.