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    hang curtains higher than the windows to make room look bigger

    How to hang curtains without placing holes in the wall….I love this idea!

    Easy basic tips on how to hang simple curtains and drapery panels

    Design tip - how long should curtains be? Floating above the floor, breaking on the floor, or pooling?

    Proportions of a well-decorated room. | Illustration: Arthur Mount | thisoldhouse.com

    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.

    Here's a little designer secret: The hands-down easiest way to make ceilings look higher is to place a drapery rod really close to the ceiling—roughly 2 inches below the crown molding will do the trick. While you're at it, be sure to extend the rod at least 4 inches on either side of the window so that the window appears wider—and allows in more light.

    7 Ways to make your living room look bigger

    Rule of thumb: The larger the surface the bigger the pattern. Smaller patterns can be used for pillows, blankets, deco...

    hang curtains from the ceiling. love this for avoiding measuring and making ceilings look really high

    How To Make A Room Feel Bigger - Design Tips And Tricks - Redbook

    Discover an easy and inexpensive way to help curtains drape perfectly.

    This next curtain tip is seriously on the genius side! Double curtain rods are crazy expensive. Its a great look to have sheers behind your curtains but for those long windows, your window treatment can quickly turn into a payment plan. For that double curtain look, just add a BUNGEE cord to the sides of your rod! Whos ever going to know thats a bungee cord?

    Hang curtains up to the ceiling to make a low ceiling look taller

    Whether your social area is big or small, the secret to a comfortable room for entertaining, TV watching, or just hanging out is judicious spacing. | Illustration: Arthur Mount | thisoldhouse.com

    1. Do a 3 second scan. Walk into the room you want to decorate with your eyes closed, open them, then scan the room for 3 seconds. Write down the things that bother you the most from that 3 seconds...

    This is a great explanation of the various styles of drapes that you can make for your home.

    hang curtains from the ceiling! because, you can! (and it will give the appearance of higher ceilings while saving you the frustration of so many measurements!)

    Tips and tricks for making a small house seem bigger