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4 Tips for Getting Started on Your Designer Window Treatments

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When you want to add design impact in a room, a great place to start is with your windows. Custom drapes are a versatile tool for adding a pop of color, a sense of drama, or a soft layer of seasonal (or long-term) color. There is no shortage of inspiration to get you excited about adding designer window treatments to your home. Here are a few tips to get you started on your own one-of-a-kind

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Let There Be Light with Blackout Curtains

Blackout curtains are a great option for a variety of reasons. Today, they come in many different styles, fabrics and colors (yes, even in white!). Here are the main functions that blackout curtains provide: Light Blocking: Blackout curtains are great if you do not want to be woken up by the sun, or, if you need total darkness when you’re ready for bed. Blackout curtains have been used for different reasons over the years. They

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How Long Should My Custom Curtains Be?

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One key factor that differentiates custom curtains from off-the-rack curtains is length. Whereas store-bought curtains are available in only a few lengths (which often fit windows wrong or leave them looking a bit cut off), custom-tailored curtains can be trimmed to suit your unique window treatment design. They can span the length of your doors, stretch floor-to-ceiling, puddle onto the floor, or cut short to complement cafe shutters. In this sense, the ideal length for

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Elevate Your Home Design with Custom Silk Drapes

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  Elevate Your Home Design with Custom Silk Drapes Made with one of the most delicate and lightweight fabrics, custom silk drapes are at the height of elegance and sophistication. While professionally-tailored custom drapes look effortlessly beautiful, their careful construction requires decades of design wisdom and sewing prowess. That’s where our designers at Strickland’s Home can help you perfect your window treatment design. Here are a few ways custom silk drapes can elevate your space:

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7 Benefits of Custom Linen Curtains

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Ahh, linen. One of the most beloved window treatment fabrics, linen is lightweight, textured, and laid back. It brings to mind bleach-white beachwear, freshly-cleaned sheets, and, of course, flowing window treatments. If you’re considering custom linen curtains for your space, you’re certainly not alone — they’re one of the most popular curtain options for coastal North Carolina and traditional downtown Wilmington homes. Why? Well, we’ll gladly count the ways! Here, we share seven benefits of custom

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