Classic is eternal in all its manifestations. Fashion changes literally every day, but there are things that will always be relevant. First of all, it is worth noting the curtains in the classical style that can transform the interior, making it much more comfortable, adding to the environment, high cost and respectability. It can be discreet white curtains, giving the room aristocratic coldness and finesse, or bright canvases that create a festive mood and a feeling of solemnity.
Classic curtains were one of the main decorations in the most ancient times. They covered the inhabitants of the house from prying eyes, created a sense of security and safety. Even in ancient Egypt, people tried to give their cloisters more gloss and beauty, using the first variations on the theme of curtains and classic curtains.
Classic curtains can be found on the following features:
- Traditional luxury serve;
- The thoughtful design, perfection in trifles;
- The accuracy of proportions, beautiful elements with a classic pattern;
- The use of expensive noble fabrics;
- The presence of a decorative addition, emphasizing the classic style.
The classic design of the window opening involves the use of curtains consisting of two cloths of textile and lambrequin. With the help of tacking classic roller blinds or ordinary curtains are collected on the sides. The traditional kit with all types of textiles also complement the transparent canvas fabric.
Classic curtains as a multi-component design allow you to combine both heavy and weightless elements on the basis of one system. The design of curtains for a bedroom, living room, hall or kitchen in a modern pitch allows you to experiment with shape, texture, flowers, prints. The main condition - the curtains in the interior of any apartment should create the impression of forethought, good quality, integrity of the complex design.
Major taboos in the classics
Despite the fact that classic curtains allow not to be limited in their design fantasies, combining timeless techniques and modern trends, there are some taboos regarding this trend in textiles. Luxurious, and at times very pompous classics absolutely do not tolerate the following aspects:
- Asymmetry, ill-conceived proportions;
- Excessive extravagance;
- Kitsch or tasteless experiments;
- Neglect of the basic rules that are characteristic of the classical style.
Classic curtains in the bedroom should be heavy, massive, even bulky. It is better if curtains fall to the floor or slightly do not reach the flooring. A similar rule is typical for other locations.
Difficulties usually arise when picking up curtains for the kitchen in a classic style. Not always the area of the room and the location of the kitchen elements allow the use of long cloths of textiles.
In this case, lightweight bottom can be improved by using weighted top. However, curtains with lambrequin can be used only in rooms with high ceilings.
Classic curtains - it is always a tribute to luxury, commitment to tradition, admiration for wealth and respectability. The choice of fabric is always very important. The more expensive the canvas, the more complex the texture, the more sophisticated and graceful the finished composition looks, the better.
Even the color does not play such an important role as the types of fabric, for example, the standard purple color looks completely different on expensive velvet, simple linen and cheap polyester, and the white curtains falling on the canvas lose their touching and sophistication.
Classic curtains in the bedroom in a classic style is better to choose from such fabrics:
Curtains for the living room in a classic style, you can choose from a massive expensive textiles. Ideal options: velvet, jacquard, imitation of ancient tapestries, canvas with embroidery, lace, ruches. Classic curtains for the kitchen are usually made of more airy light fabrics: brocade, taffeta, voile, organza.
In many ways, the emphasis on expensive fabric is dictated by the fact that classic roller blinds always consist of many folds. The more expensive textiles and richer the texture, the clearer all play and more effective supply. Often the edge of the curtains for the bedroom in a classic style is decorated in a special way. It can be festoons, fringe, lace edge.
Such a parameter as width ultimately plays a significant role. The main rule: the length of the canvas should always be greater than the length of the eaves. If Roman curtains, French curtains and other "democratic" textile formats allow you to work with the fabric parameters at your discretion, then classic curtains in the living room should be clearly thought out in all details.
Portieres should always fold. The more of them, the better. This also applies to curtains for the living room, and curtains for kitchens, and textiles for intimate boudoirs. According to many designers, the lack of folds makes the canvas lean and uninteresting. After all, even the most expensive fabric, presented in a particularly spectacular color, will not be so respectable and refined, if you do not give a certain shape to textiles.
Not surprisingly, the classic roller blinds look spectacular in the interior of the living room, in the hall, in the bedroom or in the kitchen, where the space fully allows you to form bulky designs. However, it is worth remembering that the smaller the room, the less massive the decor should be on the curtains.
Accessories: mood tools
Considering the main types of jewelry for curtains, it is important to remember that accessories should reinforce the basic design idea, create harmony, give restraint to the ensemble. A must-have attribute for a beautiful curtain for a hall or a living room is a peg.
Traditionally used strips and brushes from fabrics similar to those used in the creation of the base canvas. Also there are models of wood, metal, plastic.
Lambrequin is not always an obligatory attribute, but, of course, very effective. If the ceilings in the room are not very high or the room itself requires abandoning massive parts, lambrequins try not to use. This applies to both curtains for the hall, and for other locations.
If the dimensions of the room allow you to experiment, the design of curtains complement such a pompous attribute. Lambrequin can contrast with the main canvas. For example, white curtains complement the chocolate tone.
Sometimes the pelmet repeats the tone or texture of curtains. For example, lilac drapes are complemented by exquisite lavender décor, and white canvases decorate with a “solemn head” in the color “champagne”.
Lambrequins are formed from several canvases that overlap each other. Be sure to have draped thick folds. The presence of svagov and perekid is welcomed. A separate decorative element is jabot and metal mold.
White curtains can be complemented by curtains to match. Lilac or beige curtains are often combined with transparent white fabrics. In this case, tulle, organza and veil particularly delicately emphasize the richness of the curtains. However, you can experiment not only with different types of fabric, but also try to complement classic curtains with traditional accessories.