Curtain Trends For 2016

We had a little taste of winter again here this past weekend and the cozy nights by the fire gave me plenty of time to research the 2016 curtain trends.  It was fun going back and looking at what customers have recently bought as well as leafing through the interior design magazines talking about “the resugent of dining rooms and the home office as well as bringing the outdoors in and injecting some glamour.” Mike Keenan

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Here are the top four.

  • Colours – Natural tones are in, greens, browns and greys are selling well.

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  • Heavy interlining and hefty poles. Oil prices may be dropping, but for how long? Well made curtains can last for years and need to pay their way.

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  • Fabric – again nature is first and foremost…. plain fabrics with floral patterns.
  • High Tech – Electric motors are becoming more popular, no doubt in the next few years controlled by your phone !

Looking forward to a busy 2016.

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Welcome to my Blog.

Hello and welcome to my blog – news page. I am guessing that you had a look through my website and you just being inquisitive as to what’s in the blog page.

As this is the start of my blog I would like to let you know a little bite more about the person behind the scenes.
I was born in seventies in Lithuania and belong to a big family of three girls and two boys. We all grew up living in the country side surrounded by animals and nature.

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