The simplicity of cut and versatility made Roman blinds a popular choice for interior design. In this article you will see photos of Roman curtains made of a variety of materials and in a variety of styles, and you will find instructions on how to make such curtains by yourself. Bright and cheerful, stylish and bold, elegant and luxurious - choose suitable Roman curtains for any room in your house!
Modern Roman curtains - 35 photos
Before we go to view photos of Roman curtains in the interior, let's see what they are. Classic Roman curtains - a simple cloth of cloth, appropriate to the size of the window and having sewn on the laths, which allow the fabric to collect like a blind. In addition, Roman curtains can be built into a window or fastened to a wall, and also be decorated with fringe, beads, ribbons
Quite often, Roman curtains collectively refer to all kinds of short window curtains, which can not only have stitched straps, but be assembled with vertical ribbons, pinched with clips and other ways. The following image will help you understand the different types of Roman and other curtains (Roman curtains are signed as "Roman"):
Agree that Roman curtains are much more comfortable than their relatives: they are raised and lowered with one hand, and they do not crumple at all! Although we must pay tribute to the curtains «Balloon» - they have a chic look even in a monochrome coloring:
Now that we know what the Roman curtains differ from the rest of the species, it's time to start choosing their ideal design. Next, you will see a photo of different rooms, decorated with Roman curtains in all sorts of styles. Pay attention to how the design of these curtains fits into the overall appearance of the interior and is combined with curtains, pillows, bedspreads and other home textiles. Enjoy watching!
Roman curtains for bedroom
Because of its soft appearance, Roman curtains just look fantastic on the bedroom windows, especially when combined with long curtains. Choose a light fabric to create a fresh style, or dark - for additional protection from street light.
Feel free to choose Roman curtains for your child's bedroom! They are not only available in a wide range of beautiful patterns and shades, but also last longer than usual curtains. After all, at the youngest age, children decorate their art with everything they can reach. And Roman curtains in the number of such objects are clearly not included.
Also read: 35 ways to decorate the window with curtains
Stylish Roman curtains for the hall
If the color and transparency of the window curtains plays an important part in the bedroom, then the beauty of design comes to the fore in the hall. If you do not know which Roman curtains you best choose, then follow the simplest selection principle and do not go wrong. So, if the design of the living room looks monophonic (in particular, walls and upholstered furniture), then choose Roman curtains with a bright pattern, and vice versa.
The following photos of Roman curtains in the interior of the living room will also help you decide:
Also read: Choose stylish curtains for the living room - 50 photos
So far we have considered only classic Roman curtains with solid slats inside. Let's also pay attention to their simplified version of "relaxed roman shades" or "relaxed" curtains, which slightly bend down and give the interior a pleasant softness. For those who have huge windows or the exit from the living room to the balcony, a fine choice can be light, translucent Roman blinds, as in the following photos:
Choose Roman curtains in the kitchen
Since most kitchens are small in size and have a large number of work surfaces, short Roman blinds are ideal for this room, and will not require intensive care. Just do not forget to pick them up when cooking food or doing other branding business nearby!
How to make roman blinds with your own hands
To make Roman blinds with your own hands you will need old blinds or wooden beams. Below we will give a photo of the instructions of both these methods, but the process always begins in the same way - with the preparation of the fabric.
- Measure the window (or old blinds) and cut a piece of cloth that will have a width and a window length + 1 cm from each edge for the seams. For example, if the window is 60 cm wide, you should cut 62 cm of fabric.
- Depending on the density of your chosen fabric, determine if you need an extra lining or not.
- Wrap 1 cm from each edge, iron the fabric with an iron, then stitch it on the sewing machine.
4. From the old blinds we remove the excess bars. The remaining ones are glued to the fabric from the wrong side, as shown in the figures.
5. When using wooden beams you will need to sew additional rings, which will be threaded through the cord. The wooden straps you can glue or sew, at your discretion.
6. At the top, we glue or use a stapler to install a thick wooden block with 2-3 hooks pointing down.
7. Install the Roman curtains on the windows.