CURTAIN CALL
Country Homes & Interiors|October 2021
PRETTY PRINTS, STYLISH TRIMS AND DECORATIVE WAYS TO DRAPE WINDOWS AND DOORS FOR COSY COUNTRY STYLE
JACKY PARKER

PEACEFUL SLUMBER

Fancy neutral hues and lightweight fabric in your bedroom but are concerned about morning light waking you? Loom & Last offers blackout lining on its readymade and made-to-measure collections, so you can snooze soundly. Find plain or striped cottons with eyelets and pencil pleats in the readymade range, or a wider choice of fabrics and headings in the made-to-measure collection.

1 FRESH AND WILD

If you’re opting for country florals when having your curtains made, give them a fresh, modern look by adding the element of surprise with a contrasting print on the reverse. ‘When mixing and matching prints in a scheme, it’s vital they are in the same complementary colour palette to ensure harmony throughout,’ says Yasmin Smith, Head of Design, Blendworth.

2 TOP OR TAIL

If you prefer plain fabrics to patterned but are concerned your drapes may ‘disappear’ against painted walls, or look a little drab, add a colour block trim in a vibrant contrasting shade at the top (or at the bottom) of your curtains to make them pop, as shown here with this eye-catching fuchsia pink and soft grey combo.

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