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Nov 1, 2010

10 curtains we love

By: Grace Maala

10 curtains we love Author: Style At Home

Accessories
Nov 1, 2010

10 curtains we love

By: Grace Maala
If you've ever sat back and looked at a room in your home and thought that it needed a lift, consider curtains. Beautiful curtains can take a room from drab to fab in mere minutes. From linen window coverings to gorgeous silk panels, curtains are an easy way to add drama and interest to any space. They give a room a finished, polished look and whether you opt for custom-made or ready-to-wear drapery, the options are endless. Check out 10 of our favourite curtains.

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Peyton linen cotton drape
These curtains will instantly renew the look of your home decor. If you're ready for an update but not a full-blown makeover, just try changing the colour of your curtains. $59-$179, Pottery Barn.

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Thai silk coffee banded drapery
These beautiful Thai silk drapes will create a dramatic transformation in any room. The wide, coffee-coloured band at the bottom begs attention from anyone who enters. $159-$399, Restoration Hardware.

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Ikat Ogee linen window panel
The bold diamond pattern in these panels, inspired by Ikat Graphics, creates instant impact in your home decor. Immediately update the overall look of a room by adding contemporary curtains with bold colours or designs. $59-$74, West Elm.

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Ross Natural Sheer Curtain Panel
These pretty curtains have a simple, textural grid pattern and add a light and airy feel to your home decor. Add beautiful sheers to rooms where you aren't too concerned about privacy but want a little natural light. $59.95-$89.95, Crate & Barrel.

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Ready-to-wear drapery panels
Buying off the rack doesn't have to be boring. These ready-to-wear drapery panels are available in many different styles and colours so your personal style can still shine through. Contact inVu Drapery Co. for pricing information.  odessa.jpg
Odessa striped curtains
If you have an adventurous sense of style, you might opt for a curtain with bold colours or designs. This one, with eye-catching stripes in rich jewel tones, will instantly draw attention in any room. $220-$250, Neiman Marcus. whole-home-sears.jpg
Whole Home 'Gail Stripe' blackout drapes
Designed to keep out noise, light and extreme temperatures, these beautiful curtains will also update your home decor with its simple but contemporary design. You may even save money on your energy bills by blocking out the heat in the summer and cold in the winter. $49.99 and up, Sears. the-shade-store.jpg
Grommet drapery
These modern drapes are available in a myriad of colours and styles. Easy to install, grommet drapery is ideal if you want a quick and painless update to the decor in any room of your home. Contact The Shade Store for pricing information. 3Line.jpg
3-side inlay banding
Simple while still making a statement, these curtains will give your room a lift with their striking contrast. These hotel-inspired curtains will give your decor a sophisticated look. We love the uncomplicated design. $220, D&R Drapery.

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Remington curtains
Add a bit of luxury to your home decor with these opulent gold-toned curtains. These curtains will add instant elegance and brighten up your decor. The diamond pattern is beautiful and classic. $85-$110, Horchow.

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