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Planning Your Custom Drapery Project

Custom Drapery Planning Guide
Custom Drapery Planning Guide

Custom draperies and side panels will add a “wow” factor to any room by either complementing your current decorating style or creating a totally new look. At Window Products serving Connecticut, our experienced designers will work with you to select the perfect fabric and pattern for your custom draperies. With custom fabric, your new drapes will fit perfectly and give your room a whole new look.

To start your custom drapery project, some easy pre-planning will save you time and money. There are hundreds of fabrics, colors, styles, hardware, etc. to choose from.  So before heading out for a design consultation, think about the following questions:

  • What is the main function of the drapery?

    • Privacy

    • Light control

    • Insulation

    • Frame the window

    • Decoration

    • Movable or stationary

    • Left draw, right draw, center draw

  • What is your decorating style?

    • Contemporary

    • Traditional

    • Modern

    • Cottage

  • What are your color and fabric preference?

    • Primary color

    • Secondary color

    • Accent colors

  • How long do you want your draperies?

    • Hitting the floor or sill

    • Puddling on the floor

  • What style drapery are you considering?

    • Pinch pleat

    • Grommet

    • Rod pocket

    • Tie top

    • Top ring

  • Where is your drapery going to be mounted?

    • Above the frame

    • Wider than the fame so the draperies mount off the window

  • Will your custom drapes stand alone or work with blinds existing blinds ad shades?

    • Drapery will be the primary window covering

    • Drapery will complement existing blinds and shades

  • What is your budget?

    • There are custom drapery options to fit most any budget!

Custom Drapery in Connecticut

Our experienced designers here at Window Products can help you select the perfect drapery or drapery panels to complement your decorating style and budget.  From beautiful fabrics & trims to drapery hardware, we have it all. At Window Products, we’ve been serving Connecticut since 1994. In addition to custom drapery, we offer a wide range Hunter Douglas window fashions, as well as a wide variety of awnings and shades. Contact us for more details.

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