Drapery really finishes off a room, giving it a polished feel. To give your space the illusion of height or width, follow this helpful guide!

Drapery really finishes off a room, giving it a polished feel. To give your space the illusion of height or width, follow this helpful guide!

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4 Pro Tricks to Use When Hanging Drapes and Curtains - In My Own Style - more finished look for hanging.

4 Pro Tricks to Use When Hanging Drapes and Curtains - In My Own Style - more finished look for hanging.

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Use Visual Tricks to Raise The Ceiling • If your ceilings are on the low side, paint them white. Hang curtains higher than the windows to trick your eye into thinking the room is taller. Most standard curtain panels measure 84 or 96 in. allowing you to go about 3 in. above the window casing before they get too short. If you want to hang them higher you'll have to custom order. Try vertical stripes the lines elongate your walls. Lean a large mirror against a wall which can make a room seem…

Use Visual Tricks to Raise The Ceiling • If your ceilings are on the low side, paint them white. Hang curtains higher than the windows to trick your eye into thinking the room is taller. Most standard curtain panels measure 84 or 96 in. allowing you to go about 3 in. above the window casing before they get too short. If you want to hang them higher you'll have to custom order. Try vertical stripes the lines elongate your walls. Lean a large mirror against a wall which can make a room seem…

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A simple template ensures you hang the curtain rod at the same height for every window, and that your rods won’t be crooked. The one above was made using a couple pieces of cardboard and saved time otherwise spent measuring from the corner of the windows.

A simple template ensures you hang the curtain rod at the same height for every window, and that your rods won’t be crooked. The one above was made using a couple pieces of cardboard and saved time otherwise spent measuring from the corner of the windows.

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How to hang draperies like a pro.  For those of you who aren't familiar with this simple trick used by the pros...what a difference it can make in the appearance of your draperies.

How to hang draperies like a pro. For those of you who aren't familiar with this simple trick used by the pros...what a difference it can make in the appearance of your draperies.

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